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Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers boating, cruise ship, jet ski and recreational watercraft accidents and crimes. By Gerson & Schwartz P.A.

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Oct 31

    New Cruise Victim Information Website Won’t Provide Much Help, But It’s a Good Start

    New Cruise Victim Information Website Won’t Provide Much Help, But It’s a Good Start
    We’ve often discussed in this blog that a major problem with cruise safety is simply lack of cruise safety information. There is no one clearinghouse or database where potential passengers can check a cruise line’s safety record,…
  • Oct 24

    What is Maintenance and Cure?

    What is Maintenance and Cure?
    When we think of injuries at sea, we often think of injuries to passengers due to the negligence of a cruise ship. But maritime law goes far beyond that, extending to provide employees of ships with a wide range of benefits that they…
  • Oct 17

    Ebola Scare Highlights Cruise Ship Safety Concern

    Ebola Scare Highlights Cruise Ship Safety Concern
    As if the ebola scare needed another angle, it now appears that someone who may have been exposed to the virus is aboard a cruise ship, of all things. It’s possible nothing will come of this, but if it does, it will call into play many…
Rank this Week: 3755

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • Oct 31

    Pa. Work Injury- Personal Comfort Doctrine

    Pa. Work Injury- Personal Comfort Doctrine
    George was employed as a sales manager with Spacely Enterprises. He worked three days per week at Spacely’s Scranton, Pa.  office and worked at home, in his basement office, two days per week. While working at home one…
  • Oct 30

    Employer’s Dispute of a Work Injury Claim

    Employer’s Dispute of a Work Injury Claim
    In a Pennsylvania workers compensation case, if an injured worker prevails in a litigated petition, there is a presumption that the injured worker is entitled to an award of legal fees. There is an exception, however, if the employer can…
  • Oct 29

    Salir a comer consulta de compensación-de trabajadore

    Salir a comer consulta de compensación-de trabajadore
    María estaba trabajando como vendedora y tenía la opción de comer su almuerzo en las instalaciones de su empleador o saliendo de la oficina a comer su almuerzo. Había un centro comercial enfrente del empleador de…
Rank this Week: 1265

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Oct 31

    Was your attorney or chiropractor just arrested or charged with fraud?

    Was your attorney or chiropractor just arrested or charged with fraud?
    Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has been actively investigating attorneys, chiropractors and their clinic/firm employees who were scamming Florida’s personal injury protection (PIP) system. Incredulously, lawyers…
  • Oct 30

    What is Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress?

    What is Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress?
    What is negligent infliction of emotional distress?  Infliction of emotional distress can either be intentional (such as threatening to kill someone) or negligent (causing someone mental distress through a negligent act or…
  • Oct 29

    Social Security Administration Sued for Denying Same-Sex Spousal Benefit

    Social Security Administration Sued for Denying Same-Sex Spousal Benefit
    Last week a Texas widow denied spousal benefits after the death of her wife filed a federal lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSA said that it is bound by law to determine marital status based on where the insured…
Rank this Week: 1668

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    Why Do We Celebrate Halloween?

    Why Do We Celebrate Halloween?
    Yesterday, as I was driving home from work, the radio was bombarded with advertising about where to get Halloween costumes, where the best Halloween parties would be and all of the activities associated with the holiday. As I was listening...
  • Oct 30

    Some Coaches and Schools Still Get It

    Some Coaches and Schools Still Get It
    For most of my adult life, I have been involved in high school athletics in one way or another. I have always looked at high school sports as an extension of the classroom. At this level, sports should not be...
  • Oct 29

    What to Do? What to Do?

    What to Do? What to Do?
    WHAT TO DO? WHAT TO DO? NURSING HOME CARE A DECISION WE HOPE WE NEVER HAVE TO MAKE In my family, we used to joke around saying, "Mom's going to go into a nursing home," just teasing her and she...
Rank this Week: 1972

Buffalo Injury Answers

Buffalo Injury Answers

Covers personal injury law topics, including car accident, defective product and insurance issues. By Michael H. Ranzenhofer.

http://www.buffalo-injury-answers.com
Rank this Week: 4936

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Oct 31

    What Can Be Done To Reduce Bicycle Crashes in Illinois?

    What Can Be Done To Reduce Bicycle Crashes in Illinois?
    Attorney Michael Keating of Keating Law Offices being interviewed by FOX Chicago.Last Friday, Attorney Michael S. Keating of the Illinois Bicycle Lawyers at Keating Law Offices was interviewed by FOX News Chicago regarding new video…
  • Oct 30

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors Evanston's "Pedal Bright" Bike Light Giveaway and Installation Event

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors Evanston's "Pedal Bright" Bike Light Giveaway and Installation Event
    The Illinois Bicycle Law ShieldOn the Eve of Halloween (tonight, October 30th) Keating Law Offices is sponsoring the City of Evanston's “Pedal Bright” Bike Light Giveaway and Installation event. The goal of the event is to …
  • Oct 28

    Beyond the Numbers: IL One of the States With the Most Deaths While Bicycling. But why?

    Beyond the Numbers: IL One of the States With the Most Deaths While Bicycling. But why?
    The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is a non-profit group made up of representative from each state to collectively work for national security goals. The GHSA has its roots in the Federal State and Community Highway Safety Grant…
Rank this Week: 1268

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 14

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Answers many common questions that New Orleans residents have about personal injury, car accidents, mesothelioma, brain injury, wrongful death claims and other accident and injury matters. By Gertler, Gertler, Vincent & Plotkin LLP.

http://louisiana-injury-law-answers.com
Rank this Week: 4562

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Louisiana Injury Law Answers

Covers the care and needs of those seriously hurt due to the negligence of an individual or business. By Gertler Law Firm.

http://louisiana-injury-law-answers.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3874

Bicycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Bicycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law with a focus on bicycle accidents. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.bicycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    New Jersey’s First “Bike Depot” is Launched

    New Jersey’s First “Bike Depot” is Launched
    On October 16, 2014, the NJ Bike-Walk Coalition (NJBWC), in partnership with Montclair Twp., launched the Garden State’s first “Bike Depot”; a cooperative effort which will provide “safe, secure (card-key access)…
  • Oct 6

    New Jersey Legislature Considers 4 Foot “Minimum Safe Distance” Passing Law

    New Jersey Legislature Considers 4 Foot “Minimum Safe Distance” Passing Law
    The NJ State Assembly recently passed a law which would requires any motorist seeking to pass a cyclist or pedestrian on the roadway, to move over and provide “a reasonable and safe distance” of at least four feet between the…
  • Oct 3

    Driver Fatigue Suspected Cause in Fatal Collision

    Driver Fatigue Suspected Cause in Fatal Collision
    As a personal injury attorney, I see the tragic effects of fatigued driving all too frequently.  Recent studies have demonstrated that driving while fatigued presents a hazard similar to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol; a…
Rank this Week: 1774

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Oct 31

    Tort Law in China

    Tort Law in China
    Wei Zhang (Singapore Management University) has posted to SSRN two pieces that provide a primer to Chinese tort law. First up is The Evolution of the Law of Torts in China: The Growth of a Liability System. The abstract provides:...
  • Oct 30

    Engstrom, Rabin & Mello on Prop 46

    Engstrom, Rabin & Mello on Prop 46
    Nora Engstrom, Bob Rabin & Michelle Mello (Stanford) published an op-ed in Tuesday's LA Times entitled "What Prop 46 Would Fix." They respond to arguments against adjusting the med mal non-economic damages cap to reflect…
  • Oct 29

    Doroshow on Med Mal Cap

    Doroshow on Med Mal Cap
    ...in Huffington Post.
Rank this Week: 266

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

Covers motor vehicle accidents, injury law and workers' compensation. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Oct 31

    School Bus Safety

    School Bus Safety
    Now that school is back in session and children and parents alike have become accustomed to the daily routine of school, it’s no time to let down your guard for school bus safety.   Over 50% of the injuries that occur while…
  • Oct 28

    Personal Injury Practice Tip Beware: The “internal appeals” Process For PIP May Be Changing

    Personal Injury Practice Tip Beware: The “internal appeals” Process For PIP May Be Changing
    The concept of “internal appeals” in PIP is not new, and it is a subject of which lawyers actively practicing injury law in New Jersey should be well aware.   However, if DOBI gets its way, the framework governing the…
  • Oct 27

    Safety Issues- Proper Exterior Lighting

    Safety Issues- Proper Exterior Lighting
    Now that the summer is over and autumn is upon us, it is important to remind everyone of an important safety issue: proper exterior lighting.  As the sun sets earlier and earlier, you must remember to adjust the lights outside of your…
Rank this Week: 1673

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Oasis Brands Cheese Linked to Listeria Illnesses in New York, Tennessee and Texa

    Oasis Brands Cheese Linked to Listeria Illnesses in New York, Tennessee and Texa
    The CDC reports that whole-genome sequences of the Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from recalled quesito casero cheese produced by Oasis Brands, Inc. were found to be highly related to sequences... Continue Reading
  • Oct 28

    Marte brand Frescolina ricotta salata cheese Listeria Outbreak Lawsuit – Multistate (2012)

    Marte brand Frescolina ricotta salata cheese Listeria Outbreak Lawsuit – Multistate (2012)
    Marler Clark filed a lawsuit against importer Forever Cheese and Peterson Company, a Washington state cheese distributor, on September 24, 2012. The lawsuit was filed in King County Superior Court... Continue Reading
  • Oct 28

    Dairy Recalls Listeria-tainted Milk

    Dairy Recalls Listeria-tainted Milk
    New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today warned consumers in Sullivan County and the surrounding area not to consume “unpasteurized” raw farm milk from the Richard Dirie Farm,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 895

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    The Dangers of Distracted Driving

    The Dangers of Distracted Driving
    With the use of technology on the rise, many states fear that distracted driving will become an even bigger problem in the future. In addition to texting and using a cell phone, there are many other types of distracted driving: Adjusting the…
  • Oct 24

    Steven A. Schwartz Meets with Japanese Delegation

    Steven A. Schwartz Meets with Japanese Delegation
    The United States legal system is unique in many ways, with a variety of details that set it apart from those in other parts of the world. Recently, our own Steven A. Schwartz met with a Japanese delegation from FUNAI SOKEN, a Japanese B2B…
  • Oct 21

    Stats Show Drunk Driving Remains a Big Problem

    Stats Show Drunk Driving Remains a Big Problem
    Despite the best efforts of police, government agencies, and other organizations, drunk driving remains a big problem in the United States. Mothers Against Drunk Driving has compiled various statistics related to the issue, including the…
Rank this Week: 3417

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 31

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Deemed Invalid

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Deemed Invalid
    An arbitration agreement is an incredibly common provision contained in all kinds of contracts related to business, employment, and so much more. States across the continent honor arbitration agreements in some way. Such agreements manifest a…
  • Oct 29

    A More Local Case Study of Elder Abuse and Neglect

    A More Local Case Study of Elder Abuse and Neglect
    In a fairly recent post, we explored a report released from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG). That OIG report examined the rate of reporting, including the quality of the…
  • Oct 28

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability
    We have written time again about the traditional civil and criminal cases that can be brought against nursing homes and/or their administrators, managers, nurses, nursing aides and any other staff. Civil claims can be brought for negligence…
Rank this Week: 286

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Oct 31

    Now You See It. Now You Don’t. Now You Do Again: Federalism and the High Cost of Civil Litigation….

    Now You See It. Now You Don’t. Now You Do Again: Federalism and the High Cost of Civil Litigation….
    What makes civil litigation expensive? Well, one thing that makes fighting expensive is fighting about where you are going to fight. Best Buy promised employees of MindSHIFT something of value if the MindSHIFT employees stuck around for three…
  • Oct 31

    Deja Deja Vu Vu All Over (And Over, And Over) Again

    Deja Deja Vu Vu All Over (And Over, And Over) Again
    Lawyers from one of the most prestigious law firms on earth (Jones Day (Chicago office)) get a run in their silk stockings by pleading that an L.L.C. is “incorporated in Delaware.” It has been a little while since…
  • Oct 30

    Accentuate the Positive in Judicial Elections — and Adhere to the Affirmation

    Accentuate the Positive in Judicial Elections — and Adhere to the Affirmation
      As the song goes: You’ve got to accentuate the positive Eliminate the negative And latch on to the affirmative Don’t mess with Mister In-Between When it comes to judicial elections, keeping politics out is accentuating…
Rank this Week: 84

NJ Personal Injury Blog

NJ Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law and cases in New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Francis M. Smith.

http://www.franksmithlaw.com/nj-personal-injury-blog/
  • Oct 31

    What are Affirmative Defenses in a NJ Personal Injury Case?

    What are Affirmative Defenses in a NJ Personal Injury Case?
    By Francis M. SmithWhen you file a lawsuit to recover damages following a personal injury, the defense has many legal tools in its arsenal to bring against your case in an effort to reduce or eliminate their liability for your injuries, even…
  • Oct 20

    What to Expect When Working with a Personal Injury Attorney

    What to Expect When Working with a Personal Injury Attorney
    By Francis M. Smith Most people are fortunate enough never to have been seriously injured in a car crash or other accident resulting from someone else's negligence or recklessness – but this means that when such a misfortune does…
  • Oct 17

    The Insurance Adjuster's Settlement Offer Proce

    The Insurance Adjuster's Settlement Offer Proce
    By Francis M. SmithYour injury attorney should ensure that you have a solid understanding of what he is doing at each stage of the claim process. He will be working with you, asking for information and documents and answering your questions…
Rank this Week: 2681

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

Covers legal rights and important information for consumers regarding the legal system and our jury system in America.

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    Horse Racing: Another Sport to See Lawsuit

    Horse Racing: Another Sport to See Lawsuit
    Being a jockey in horse racing is fraught with dangers. When injuries sustained are possibly intentional at the hands of another competitor, it's worse. Continue reading → The post Horse Racing: Another Sport to See Lawsuits appeared…
  • Oct 29

    Concussions in Sports: Professional Wrestler

    Concussions in Sports: Professional Wrestler
    Concussions in sports is not a new topic; however, the long term effects of such injuries are now appearing in the court system. Continue reading → The post Concussions in Sports: Professional Wrestlers appeared first on .
  • Oct 27

    Common Mistakes Dealing With Insurance Adjuster

    Common Mistakes Dealing With Insurance Adjuster
    Dealing with insurance adjusters can be tricky. Your best bet is to consult with a personal injury attorney first. Continue reading → The post Common Mistakes Dealing With Insurance Adjusters appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 4035

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    Iowa Court of Appeals Confirms Denial of Unemployment Benefits Due to Misconduct

    Iowa Court of Appeals Confirms Denial of Unemployment Benefits Due to Misconduct
    An Iowa employee applied for unemployment benefits after being terminated from her position as an assisted-living care provider.  She was warned more than once about her failure to provide proper care and respect the patients.  The…
  • Oct 30

    If you don't give a recorded statement you must be hiding something.

    If you don't give a recorded statement you must be hiding something.
    So you had a car accident or you were hurt at work and the insurance companies begin to contact you. There is some urgency to their calls and you yourself feel a sense of urgency because you are now out of work and haven't any idea when you…
  • Oct 29

    What can go wrong with representing yourself in a personal injury claim?

    What can go wrong with representing yourself in a personal injury claim?
    Question Detail: If the insurance company asks me to provide a recorded statement, should I agree to it?Answer: I cover this extensively on my law firm's website because it's a critical event in any personal injury case and it is a…
Rank this Week: 198

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich.

http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    Toddler Wanders From Home and is Tragically Killed by Collision

    Toddler Wanders From Home and is Tragically Killed by Collision
    Toddler Sadly Killed in Collision     Toddlers are rambunctious little creatures. You spend nine months carrying that precious cargo inside of you then after hours of labor you have a ton of sleepless nights. You wouldn’t…
  • Oct 29

    Hit and Run Suspects Runs Over Victim Twice

    Hit and Run Suspects Runs Over Victim Twice
     Police Need Help Finding Hit and Run Suspects   On Monday a tragedy happened. Police are asking for the public’s help in finding and identifying a man and woman who was seen on a surveillance video. The video was from a…
  • Oct 28

    Deputy Killed by Suspected DUI Driver

    Deputy Killed by Suspected DUI Driver
    Ventura County Deputy Killed by DUI Driver During Traffic Stop   According to the local authorites, Early Tuesday a Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy has been killed by a suspected DUI driver on the 101 Freeway. The Deputy struck…
Rank this Week: 3081

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    New England-Based Program to Help Homeless Get Disability Benefit

    New England-Based Program to Help Homeless Get Disability Benefit
    Disability can affect anyone no matter his or her level of education, amount of money made before becoming disabled, or social status. The reality is that when someone becomes disabled and can no longer work, if that individual did not have…
  • Oct 26

    Disability Benefits Application Process Extremely Difficult for Unrepresented Claimant

    Disability Benefits Application Process Extremely Difficult for Unrepresented Claimant
    According to a recent news feature from AL.com, the Social Security disability system is virtually impossible to navigate without legal representation, according to applicants. One disability benefits applicant waited four years for the…
  • Oct 23

    Moore, Jr. v. Colvin: On Discrepancies between Evidence Findings in Disability Case

    Moore, Jr. v. Colvin: On Discrepancies between Evidence Findings in Disability Case
    Moore, Jr. v. Colvin, an appeal heard in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, involved claimant who applied for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. At a hearing by an…
Rank this Week: 2854

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Oct 30

    Ebola Virus – Mr. Duncan Died and Dr. Frieden Lied – The New CDC

    Ebola Virus – Mr. Duncan Died and Dr. Frieden Lied – The New CDC
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), which should be renamed “Centers for Deceptive Conniving Propaganda”, has become a political propaganda machine to cover up President Obama’s gross criminal negligence…
  • Oct 21

    Civility vs Incivility Among Nurses; a Key Component for Patient Safety

    Civility vs Incivility Among Nurses; a Key Component for Patient Safety
    The term “incivility” has many different interpretations depending on one’s experience. Clark (2012) defines the term by first explaining that civility in nursing student-faculty relationships occurs by virtue of mutual…
  • Sep 11

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care
    The thought of providing primary care to fill the physician void in unserved areas is exciting indeed. However, at the same time I feel some trepidation over how to define this role that I am planning to assume. Learning the scope of advanced…
Rank this Week: 43

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Covers personal injury cases and facts.

http://www.bohnlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 30

    Seatbelts Are California Law | Sunnyvale, CA Auto Accident

    Seatbelts Are California Law | Sunnyvale, CA Auto Accident
    Fatalities occur in car crashes when occupants do not wear their seat belts Recently a man decided to operate a vehicle after attending a birthday celebration where alcohol was being served. Several others got into his Honda Accord and after…
  • Oct 11

    What You Should Know about Distracted Driver

    What You Should Know about Distracted Driver
    California law prohibits texting while driving Eighty percent of vehicle crashes occur because of some type of driver inattention. The number one source of driver distraction is talking or texting on a cell phone.  According to the…
  • Sep 26

    Gilroy Trucking Accident Fatal for Victim

    Gilroy Trucking Accident Fatal for Victim
    An out-of-control tractor-trailer raises questions Recently a big rig in Gilroy, California crashed into several cars on the corner of Ferguson Street and State Route 152 during rush hour. Nine people and a total of eight vehicles were…
Rank this Week: 3243

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 865

McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Oct 30

    Dump Truck Kills Pedestrian on 1-8 Off Ramp

    Dump Truck Kills Pedestrian on 1-8 Off Ramp
    Law enforcement officers are investigating a pedestrian-dump truck accident that took the life of a pedestrian near the Rosecrans Drive Interstate 8 off ramp. According to reports, the truck driver called emergency services at 4:46 a.m.…
  • Oct 27

    Traffic Safety Grant to Help Combat Drunk Driving in San Diego

    Traffic Safety Grant to Help Combat Drunk Driving in San Diego
    Earlier this month, the San Diego County District Attorney's Office announced that it has made new efforts to fight drunk driving. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis stated that the DA's office has created a new DUI homicide unit to focus…
  • Oct 24

    California Dog Bite Liability Law

    California Dog Bite Liability Law
    Each day, 1,000 different people in the United States are brought to the emergency room for dog bite related injuries. As a result of the prevalence of dog bite injuries, California law uses a policy of strict liability when it comes to…
Rank this Week: 740

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Three Pedestrians Injured In South Los Angeles Car Accident

    Three Pedestrians Injured In South Los Angeles Car Accident
    A mother and two children were hospitalized with injuries after a car went out of control and struck them the afternoon of October 27, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the injury accident occurred when the victims were at a…
  • Oct 29

    Motorcyclist Killed in Montebello Hit-and-Run Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Montebello Hit-and-Run Crash
    A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries in a Montebello car accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a KABC news report, both the motorcycle and the other vehicle were traveling east on Washington Boulevard…
  • Oct 28

    Firefighter Among Those Injured In California Pit Bull Attack

    Firefighter Among Those Injured In California Pit Bull Attack
    Two pit bulls escaped from their yard in a home in Santa Cruz County, attacked neighbors and injured a firefighter who was trying to help. According to a KSBW news report, the dog attack occurred in the 8000 block of Glen Arbor Road in Ben…
Rank this Week: 62

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Woman Killed In Collision With Delivery Van in Burbank

    Woman Killed In Collision With Delivery Van in Burbank
    Violeta Hwang, 76, was killed in a pedestrian accident in Burbank after a delivery van struck her. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal collision occurred the morning of October 26, 2014 at the intersection of Hollywood Way…
  • Oct 29

    Two Injured in Tustin Car Accident

    Two Injured in Tustin Car Accident
    Two people were injured in a Tustin car accident after their vehicles collided head on. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred early morning on October 19, 2014 along Edinger Avenue near…
  • Oct 28

    Man Fatally Injured In Santa Ana Car Accident

    Man Fatally Injured In Santa Ana Car Accident
    Roberto Rubio, 18, was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night of October 25, 2014 at the…
Rank this Week: 60

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers California injury and accident law. By Glotzer & Sweat, LLP.

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Halloween Child Pedestrian Accidents in California

    Halloween Child Pedestrian Accidents in California
    Halloween child pedestrian accidents in California are still a major problem, as they are across the United States.  We all love to see our kids dress up in costumes and be able to go from door to door trick or treating but, according…
  • Oct 10

    Car Crash Resulting in Multiple Teen Deaths in Orange County CA

    Car Crash Resulting in Multiple Teen Deaths in Orange County CA
    A car crash resulting in multiple teen deaths in Orange County, CA was reported by the Los Angeles Times to involve the following all too common factors in traffic collisions involving younger persons as follows: The auto accident happened at…
  • Sep 25

    CHP to Pay $1.5 Million For Police Brutality

    CHP to Pay $1.5 Million For Police Brutality
    The Los Angeles Times reported today (see article here) that the California Highway Patrol has agreed to settle a civil rights police brutality claim for $1.5 Million.  The plaintiff, Marlene Pinnock, was a 51 year old woman who was held…
Rank this Week: 3236

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death law. By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.

http://www.prslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Thomas M. Power Files Complaint in O’Hare Bus Crash

    Thomas M. Power Files Complaint in O’Hare Bus Crash
    Thomas M. Power, a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, filed a Complaint in the Chicago O’Hare bus crash that occurred on August 29, 2014.  The crash occurred when an airport transportation shuttle bus drove straight into a…
  • Oct 20

    Power Rogers & Smith Retained in Chicago-bound Megabus Crash on I-65

    Power Rogers & Smith Retained in Chicago-bound Megabus Crash on I-65
    Partner Larry Rogers, Jr. has been retained to represent injured passengers on the Megabus crash which occurred on October 14, 2014. Multiple people were injured when a Chicago-bound Megabus overturned on northbound I-65 near Indianapolis.…
  • Oct 16

    Devon Bruce Settles Medical Malpractice Case for $7 Million

    Devon Bruce Settles Medical Malpractice Case for $7 Million
    Last month, Devon C. Bruce, a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, settled a medical malpractice case in Winnebago County, Illinois on behalf of a brain-damaged infant. The minor Plaintiff was born at 25.5 weeks at Rockford Memorial…
Rank this Week: 4092

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    SLEEPING AT THE WHEEL OF A FISHING VESSEL? EIGHT TIMES? GROSSLY NEGLIGENT.

    SLEEPING AT THE WHEEL OF A FISHING VESSEL? EIGHT TIMES? GROSSLY NEGLIGENT.
    Kevin Lam, 43, master of the fishing vessel LADY ANN MARGARET, pled guilty to eight charges of sleeping at the wheel for extended periods of time with no other person on watch, said the US Attorney's Office for the District...
  • Oct 24

    FUEL BARGE ADRIFT IN BEAUFORT SEA, AK

    FUEL BARGE ADRIFT IN BEAUFORT SEA, AK
    A 134-foot barge is drifting in the Beaufort Sea and may be headed towards Prudhoe Bay after its towline snapped in Canadian waters during a severe storm Monday. The unmanned barge, carrying 950 gallons of diesel fuel, broke free from...
  • Oct 23

    AMERICAN TUG BARBARA FOSS RESCUES DISABLED RUSSIAN CONTAINER SHIP ADRIFT OFF HAIDA GWAII IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

    AMERICAN TUG BARBARA FOSS RESCUES DISABLED RUSSIAN CONTAINER SHIP ADRIFT OFF HAIDA GWAII IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
    On Thursday night, October 17, 2014, the 440' Russian container ship SIMUSHIR lost power in heavy winds and rough water off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, while sailing from Everett, WA to Russia. SIMUSHIR was…
Rank this Week: 1369

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, dog bites, injuries, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wills and trusts. By Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Trick-Or-Treaters Follow These Halloween Safety Tip

    Trick-Or-Treaters Follow These Halloween Safety Tip
    Wearing a costume and walking the streets in the dark can be dangerous for anyone but especially for young trick-or-treaters. On Halloween, kids are four times more likely to be hit by a car than on any other day of the year, according to the…
  • Oct 15

    Two More Reasons Not to Use Uber

    Two More Reasons Not to Use Uber
    We’ve been writing a lot about Uber lately—and not good things. First we told you about drivers attacking and attempting to sexually assault passengers in San Francisco and Los Angeles; and then we shared that authorities in both…
  • Oct 9

    Los Angeles Parking Conditions Could Improve Soon

    Los Angeles Parking Conditions Could Improve Soon
    English: A car with a parking ticket in Tel Aviv (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Have you ever spent a seeming eternity circling city blocks looking for parking and then, once you’ve finally found a free spot, been baffled by signage giving…
Rank this Week: 276

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Oct 30

    Halloween Safety Tip

    Halloween Safety Tip
    Halloween is Friday, which means  you should expect to see lots of miniature superheroes and Disney princesses stomping through the streets in search of candy. While fun and exciting, Halloween is also a time of increased danger for…
  • Oct 23

    North Carolina Man Killed by Truck on U.S. 19 in Crystal River

    North Carolina Man Killed by Truck on U.S. 19 in Crystal River
    A man suspected of being impaired while allegedly crawling across U.S. 19 was hit by two vehicles and killed Tuesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Shortly before 9 p.m., a 32-year-old man from Turnersville, N.C., was…
  • Oct 15

    CDC Report Shows U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Every Year

    CDC Report Shows U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Every Year
    Motor vehicle crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million Americans to emergency rooms in 2012, according to a recent report conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention. The report also shows that nearly 200,000 were…
Rank this Week: 3776

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Welcome Tanya Ortega to our San Luis Obispo office

    Welcome Tanya Ortega to our San Luis Obispo office
    Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. is excited to announce the addition of a new attorney! We happily welcome Tanya Ortega to our San Luis Obispo office. Tanya began her career defending Fortune 100 and 500 companies at a large firm in…
  • Oct 27

    This Halloween, Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

    This Halloween, Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving
    This Halloween, Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants party-goers to know that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving, this Halloween. As with many other holiday weekends, Halloween often…
  • Oct 27

    Three Injured in Big Rig Crash

    Three Injured in Big Rig Crash
    Three Injured in Big Rig Crash On Tuesday, a semi-truck crash near Santa Maria sent at least three people to the hospital. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the collision happened sometime after 7:00 a.m. at West Betteravia Road…
Rank this Week: 1112

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Pasco County, Florida personal injury law topics. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Oct 30

    Keep the Streets Safe this Halloween

    Keep the Streets Safe this Halloween
    With Halloween on Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is speaking up about their annual safety campaign. They are advocating for everyone to make safe transportation arrangements before celebrating or taking part in any…
  • Sep 30

    ATV Driver Killed after Stopping to Help Stranded Driver on Zephyrhills Highway

    ATV Driver Killed after Stopping to Help Stranded Driver on Zephyrhills Highway
    A 29-year-old father of five was killed Monday night when he stopped to help a driver who ran out of gas on a Zephyrhills highway. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was on a 1998 Suzuki ATV trying to tow a Ford Ranger pickup…
  • Sep 23

    Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 75 in Dade City

    Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 75 in Dade City
    A 25-year-old woman was killed early Monday after she drove the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Pasco County and struck a semi-truck, according to authorities. The Florida Highway Patrol claims the woman was driving northbound in the southbound…
Rank this Week: 3781

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    BC Ethics Committee Clarifies Duties for Law Firms That Lend Clients Money

    BC Ethics Committee Clarifies Duties for Law Firms That Lend Clients Money
    When advancing a personal injury lawsuit it is common for BC lawfirms to fund the lawsuit related expenses on behalf of clients (disbursements such as court filing fees, the cost associated with ordering medical records and expert reports).…
  • Oct 29

    Objections on Expert Qualifications Must Be Raised Under Timelines of Rule 11-6(10)

    Objections on Expert Qualifications Must Be Raised Under Timelines of Rule 11-6(10)
    Interesting reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, addressing the scope and timing of objections required under Rule 11-6(10). In today’s case (Pausch v. Vancouver Coastal Health…
  • Oct 27

    Double Costs Rejected In Face of Plaintiff Credibility Concern

    Double Costs Rejected In Face of Plaintiff Credibility Concern
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, rejecting a request for double costs following a trial where a Plaintiff beat her formal settlement offer by a slim margin. In today’s case…
Rank this Week: 790

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Florida Ranks Second for Highest Number of Bicycle Fatalitie

    Florida Ranks Second for Highest Number of Bicycle Fatalitie
    A new report on bicycle fatalities due to car accidents on U.S. roads shows that the bulk of these fatal accidents occur in just a handful of states. The report, released Monday by the nonprofit Governors Highway Safety Association, concluded…
  • Oct 23

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has declared this week, October 19-25, as National Teen Driver Safety Week. Due to the sad reality that motor vehicle crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens ages 14 to 18, the…
  • Oct 22

    NHTSA Issues Consumer Advisory: Florida Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action

    NHTSA Issues Consumer Advisory: Florida Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a press release Monday urging owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata…
Rank this Week: 1639

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Deadly Bicycle Accidents on The Rise: What You Need to Know

    Deadly Bicycle Accidents on The Rise: What You Need to Know
    The number of fatal bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles is on the rise, and the state of Florida is just second behind California with the highest number of deaths. According to a report by the Governor’s Highway Safety…
  • Oct 22

    Reduce Deaths and Increase Awareness: National Teen Driver Safety Week Awarene

    Reduce Deaths and Increase Awareness: National Teen Driver Safety Week Awarene
    This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, so this is a time to bring up the real dangers teens face when behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, auto accidents are the leading…
  • Oct 17

    Pregnant Woman Suffers Critical Injuries after Being Struck by Tow Truck in Downtown St. Pete

    Pregnant Woman Suffers Critical Injuries after Being Struck by Tow Truck in Downtown St. Pete
    Police are further investigating an accident that critically injured a 7 and a half month pregnant woman in downtown St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. The 36-year-old mom-to-be was struck by a tow truck near the intersection of 3rd Street…
Rank this Week: 2770

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2589

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney…

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury law. By The Law Offices of Stephen M. Fuerch.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2474

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Oct 30

    Andrei Mikheyev Injured in Semi-Trailer Accident on Highway N in Cold Spring, WI

    Andrei Mikheyev Injured in Semi-Trailer Accident on Highway N in Cold Spring, WI
    Cold Spring, WI — An accident between a car and a semi-truck in Cold Spring, Wisconsin, sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries on Monday, October 27, 2014, according to a report from the Daily Union. The accident happened on…
  • Oct 30

    Connor Robinson Killed in Semi-Trailer Accident on Highway 30 Near Calamus, IA

    Connor Robinson Killed in Semi-Trailer Accident on Highway 30 Near Calamus, IA
    Calamus, IA — An accident between a car and a semi-trailer just outside Calamus, Iowa, has left an 18-year old boy dead. The accident happened on Highway 30, on Monday, October 27, 2014. The victim was identified as Connor Robinson.…
  • Oct 30

    Robert Jones Injured in Train Accident on County Road 4425 in Winnsboro, TX

    Robert Jones Injured in Train Accident on County Road 4425 in Winnsboro, TX
    Winnsboro, TX — Police have identified the man who was injured in an accident with a train just outside of Winnsboro, Texas, on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. The accident took place on County Road 4425, around 12:30 in the morning,…
Rank this Week: 65

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Why Has the Cost of Generic Drugs Gone Crazy?

    Why Has the Cost of Generic Drugs Gone Crazy?
    Because of their traditionally lower cost, generic drugs have long been preferred by those who pay for prescription medicine — patients and insurers. But lately, the price of generic drugs has skyrocketed, and people in power want to…
  • Oct 29

    Expensive Proton Beam Technology Booms as Its Potential Remains Unclear

    Expensive Proton Beam Technology Booms as Its Potential Remains Unclear
    For years we’ve been writing about the overuse of proton beam therapy for cancer patients. But manufacturers and the doctors who use the massive, expensive equipment it requires remain head-scratchingly gung-ho. Proton therapy is…
  • Oct 27

    Congress Imposes Greater Oversight of Hospice Care

    Congress Imposes Greater Oversight of Hospice Care
    A recent wave of media attention to the shortcomings of hospice care — and the dangers they produce for patients — has prompted Congress to approve legislation subjecting such facilities to more frequent inspections. As the…
Rank this Week: 1965

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Common Carrier Liability in San Francisco

    Common Carrier Liability in San Francisco
    Earlier this month, 10 people were hospitalized after receiving minor injuries when the ferry in which they were riding in the San Francisco Bay struck a piling at a pier. The accident occurred at 6 p.m. on October 12, and the ferry was…
  • Oct 27

    Women Face Discrimination in Silicon Valley

    Women Face Discrimination in Silicon Valley
    Silicon Valley, which is home to high-tech giants including Google, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, has a serious issue with gender discrimination. It seems nonsensical that in an industry on the cutting edge of society, women would be…
  • Oct 23

    What should I do if I have been injured in a train accident?

    What should I do if I have been injured in a train accident?
      Train accidents may not be something that you spend a great deal of time worrying about. You may believe that train travel is something that rarely occurs. There are actually 12 million cargo containers transported by train each year…
Rank this Week: 2611

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Oct 30

    Five Arrested, Two Wanted in Organized South Florida PIP Fraud Scheme

    Five Arrested, Two Wanted in Organized South Florida PIP Fraud Scheme
    Attorneys, chiropractors and clinic employees in Martin, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties were swept up this morning in the culmination of a year-long undercover investigation led by the Florida Department of Financial Services’…
  • Oct 30

    South Florida Chiropractor Tied to 2013 PIP Fraud Investigation Surrenders License

    South Florida Chiropractor Tied to 2013 PIP Fraud Investigation Surrenders License
    On our FL-PIP Guide in September 2013, we reported that chiropractor David Hirschenson was arrested and charged with 19 counts of obtaining illegal crash reports and one count of solicitation. An update in the case is now being reported.…
  • Oct 29

    Staged Accidents and Insurance Fraud Lead to Miami and Orlando Arrest

    Staged Accidents and Insurance Fraud Lead to Miami and Orlando Arrest
    September was a busy month for the Florida Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF). The agency arrested a massage therapist for fabricating medical forms, as well as four other individuals who organized and recruited participants to be involved in…
Rank this Week: 584

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    How to Deal With “Pre-Existing” Injuries or Ailment

    How to Deal With “Pre-Existing” Injuries or Ailment
    If you are injured in an accident, it is very possible that it may not be the first injury you’ve ever sustained. As we go throughout our lives, and our body ages, we may well have medical problems, whether they are related or not to…
  • Oct 27

    The Privacy Concerns in Getting Witness Information

    The Privacy Concerns in Getting Witness Information
    In all kinds of cases, witnesses can provide vital information that can lead a jury to enter a verdict for damages in favor of an injured person. Witness information is of particular importance where facts are disputed. A single witness,…
  • Oct 23

    Court Allows Victims to Recover Even if a Condition is Open and Obviou

    Court Allows Victims to Recover Even if a Condition is Open and Obviou
    If you are injured in a fall on a business owner’s premises, a crucial question will be whether the dangerous condition was “open and obvious” to you. The open and obvious doctrine can be a difficult hurdle to overcome for…
Rank this Week: 1095

Houston Personal Injury Blog

Houston Personal Injury Blog

By Nielsen & Mukerji.

http://nmtriallawfirm.com/houston-personal-injury-blog/
  • Oct 30

    Two Children Were Injured in a Houston ISD School Bus Accident

    Two Children Were Injured in a Houston ISD School Bus Accident
    A Houston Independent School District bus collided with a car in northeast Houston on Tuesday morning. Thirteen children were heading to Booker T. Washington High School, when a car ran into the back of the school bus at the corner of Denmark…
  • Oct 29

    Girl Jumping on a Trampoline Crashes through a Window

    Girl Jumping on a Trampoline Crashes through a Window
    A 10-year-old girl who was jumping on a trampoline at a gymnastics academy sustained several injuries after she went through a tampered glass window. The accident happened in Antioch, California at a Halloween party at the Four Stars…
  • Oct 28

    Insurance Won’t Pay: 11 Creative Ways to Cover Child Injury Expense

    Insurance Won’t Pay: 11 Creative Ways to Cover Child Injury Expense
    When it comes to your child’s personal injury, there are certain damages that don’t come with a price tag. Any compensation you win in a personal injury case is generally directed towards your child’s medical bills, but how…
Rank this Week: 2509