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Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law and products liability. By Jackson & Braun, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Fatal Trucking Accident Leads to $4.5 Million Recovery for one Georgia Family

    Fatal Trucking Accident Leads to $4.5 Million Recovery for one Georgia Family
    Earlier last year, a tragic accident claimed the life of one woman when she was rear-ended by a semi-truck driver who was not paying attention to the road ahead of him. According to a recent news report, the woman’s family just obtained…
  • Nov 17

    Georgia Hospital Required To Pay $8.4 Million to Family of Boy Born with Cerebral Palsy

    Georgia Hospital Required To Pay $8.4 Million to Family of Boy Born with Cerebral Palsy
    Earlier this month in a Georgia court, a northeastern Georgia hospital was ordered to pay the family of a young boy born with cerebral palsy approximately $8.4 million for its negligence. According to a brief report by one local Georgia…
  • Nov 10

    Middle-School Student Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident

    Middle-School Student Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident
    Earlier this week in Georgia, a 14-year-old middle-school girl was killed after she fell off her bike and was then hit by a passing car. According to a report by one local news source, the girl was riding her bike eastbound on Plainville Road…
Rank this Week: 3098

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Nov 24

    Settlement Reached in Fatal Michigan Birth injury Case

    Settlement Reached in Fatal Michigan Birth injury Case
    Earlier this month in a Michigan court, a judge approved a settlement between several medical professionals and a woman who lost her child at birth. According to a brief article by a local news source, the woman blamed the Emma L. Bixby…
  • Nov 17

    Boy Born with Brain Damage Recovers 2.75 Million Euros in Birth Injury Suit

    Boy Born with Brain Damage Recovers 2.75 Million Euros in Birth Injury Suit
    Twelve-year-old James McCarthy is not able to walk, talk, or sit up on his own due to his condition. Young James suffers from cerebral palsy as a result of a physician's negligence at his birth. Sadly, the boy's would-be twin brother died…
  • Nov 10

    New Study Indicates Fewer Babies Are Born Prematurely, But There is Still Room for Improvement

    New Study Indicates Fewer Babies Are Born Prematurely, But There is Still Room for Improvement
    During the year of 2013, the number of babies born prematurely was a mere 11.4%, the lowest figure we have seen in the past 17 years. According to a recent article by North Country Public Radio, that still leaves about 450,000 babies being…
Rank this Week: 3063

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Nov 24

    After Salmonella Outbreak, Wonton Foods Halts Sprout Production

    After Salmonella Outbreak, Wonton Foods Halts Sprout Production
    Wonton Foods Inc. in Brooklyn has halted production and distribution of mung bean sprouts after being linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 63 people in 10 states. Cases have been reported in: Connecticut, Maine,…
  • Nov 21

    Wonton Foods Sprouts Sicken Dozens with Salmonella

    Wonton Foods Sprouts Sicken Dozens with Salmonella
     Bean sprouts from Wonton Food Inc. in  New York have sickened 68 people in 10 states with Salmonella posioning. Eleven people have been hospitalized. State health departments working with the Centers for Disease Control and…
  • Nov 20

    Listeria Death Lawsuits Seek Damage

    Listeria Death Lawsuits Seek Damage
     Listeria outbreaks have caused at least four deaths this year in U.S. food poisoning cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The confirmed Listeria deaths were traced on two occasions to Mexican-style…
Rank this Week: 629

South Carolina Child Injury Lawyer…

South Carolina Child Injury Lawyer Blog

By Howell and Christmas, LLC.

http://www.howellandchristmas.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    Fracking Claims Another Life

    Fracking Claims Another Life
    With several days of extreme cold in a row, one of the high pressure lines at a fracking well in Colorado had froze. Three men were attempting to heat the line to free up the flow of liquid.  At some point, something went very wrong and…
  • Nov 24

    Are Small Physician Practices Better at Avoiding Medical Mistakes?

    Are Small Physician Practices Better at Avoiding Medical Mistakes?
    Increasingly, small medical practices are closing up shop because of burdensome regulations, rising costs and increasing complications associated with processing insurance claims. Doctors are joining large medical groups or practices and…
  • Nov 19

    Chemical Spill Kills Four

    Chemical Spill Kills Four
    According to the spokesman for DuPont, the community around the chemical plant in La Porte, Texas was in no danger from the chemical methyl mercaptan that spilled on Saturday, early in the morning. For several workers who were exposed, not so…
Rank this Week: 1125

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
Rank this Week: 3291

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 730

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1594

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 672

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Pressure Sore

    Pressure Sore
    Pressure sores, also known as decubitus ulcers or even more commonly as bedsores, develop when continuous pressure to certain areas of the body begins to breakdown the skin because of decreased mobility. Pressure sores develop most commonly…
  • Oct 14

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly
    The excessive use of psychotropic medications among the elderly has been an ongoing battle as nursing homes become more prevalent. With the passing of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1987, the federal government attempted to…
  • Oct 13

    Infectious Outbreaks in Nursing Home

    Infectious Outbreaks in Nursing Home
    Long-term care facilities are at a high risk of endangering the lives of their residents when they fail to properly control infectious diseases. Residents are confined to small spaces and often their daily living activities occur in groups. …
Rank this Week: 917

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 345

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Nov 24

    Cruise Passenger Missing From Sun Princess Again

    Cruise Passenger Missing From Sun Princess Again
    A cruise passengers is missing from a Princess cruise ship heading towards Sydney today. The ship in question, the Sun Princess, is completing a 13-day cruise to New Zealand. There is no explanation how or when the passenger went…
  • Nov 22

    Honduras: A Dead Beauty Queen and Another Murder in "Paradise"

    Honduras: A Dead Beauty Queen and Another Murder in "Paradise"
    Roatan, Honduras came onto my radar this year when several tourists contacted us after being robbed or sexually assaulted at gunpoint during cruise stopovers. Later we were the first to report on a Norwegian Cruise Line crew member who was…
  • Nov 22

    Child Porn Pervert Arrested, About to Cruise with Disney

    Child Porn Pervert Arrested, About to Cruise with Disney
    A Fort Myers, Florida news station reports that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested a man after finding child porn in his home. NBC 2 reports that FDLE agents arrested that Bryan Ludlam, age 42, a father of three young…
Rank this Week: 72

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Can an employer or potential employer in California discriminate against me because I use medical marijuana?

    Can an employer or potential employer in California discriminate against me because I use medical marijuana?
    Medical marijuana is a hotly debated issue in many areas of the country. For many patients with serious health issues, marijuana can help relieve a patient’s pain and suffering, can help relieve nausea, can increase appetite, relaxes…
  • Nov 20

    Capsized Boat near San Francisco Leaves Four Dead

    Capsized Boat near San Francisco Leaves Four Dead
    Earlier this month, three men and one woman died when a private fishing boat was capsized in the cold waters near Bodega Bay. The accident occurred on the opening day of crab season. The boat capsized after it was hit by a wave. One man…
  • Nov 17

    Oakland’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

    Oakland’s New Paid Sick Leave Law
    America’s midterm elections this month have made national news, mainly reporting on a slew of members of Congress and Senators who got replaced or reelected. For many though, the local issues on the ballots actually impact their daily…
Rank this Week: 2940

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    Are you getting what you pay for with a cheap divorce in Texas?

    Are you getting what you pay for with a cheap divorce in Texas?
    There are a lot of lawyers and non-lawyers offering services with uncontested divorces in Tarrant County and Dallas County. Many of these entities offering low cost uncontested divorces offer prices far below what most divorce attorneys…
  • Nov 19

    Shared Interest vs. Separate Interest in a Texas QDRO

    Shared Interest vs. Separate Interest in a Texas QDRO
    One issue in dividing retirement accounts in a Texas divorce is determining whether the division should be based on a shared interest or a separate interest. This issue is technical and can be a confusing aspect of dividing retirement plans…
  • Nov 17

    Texas comparative responsibility and car wreck

    Texas comparative responsibility and car wreck
    The Dallas Cowboys are having a pretty good season so far. I was at the Saints game where the Dallas Cowboys returned to the Saints the same beat down the Saints treated the Cowboys to last year. Unfortunately, I’m a Jets fan and we are…
Rank this Week: 1613

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    Marijuana Use in Virginia? Not So Fast, My Friend!

    Marijuana Use in Virginia? Not So Fast, My Friend!
    In recent weeks, the news has featured many stories on the growing trend of the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana use and possession. This past Election Day, voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C. approved measures that…
  • Nov 21

    President Obama Announces New Immigration Plan

    President Obama Announces New Immigration Plan
    Last night, President Obama announced a new plan for executive action on immigration, which will offer temporary relief from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants. The highlights of the plan include: Deferred Action. Under…
  • Nov 13

    Oil CEO Ordered to Pay $1 Billion in Divorce Ruling

    Oil CEO Ordered to Pay $1 Billion in Divorce Ruling
    One of the largest divorce judgments in United States history was rendered this week, when Continental Resources Chief Executive Officer Harold Hamm was ordered to pay nearly $1 billion to his ex-wife. After a nine-week divorce trial that…
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • Nov 24

    Hospitals Also Are Guilty of Overusing Antibiotic

    Hospitals Also Are Guilty of Overusing Antibiotic
    Despite years of consciousness-raising about the overuse of antibiotics and the consequent difficulty of developing new, effective drugs to fight infection, hospitals continue to give too many patients too many kinds of antibiotics. A…
  • Nov 23

    Calling Out the Corruption in Medical Care

    Calling Out the Corruption in Medical Care
    When physicians air their grievances on the New York Times op-ed page about how health care in the U.S. is undermined by dark forces, even skeptics should pay attention. In a commentary last week called “How Medical Care Is Being…
  • Nov 20

    FDA Reminds Consumers that Nonprescription Drugs Can Impair Driving

    FDA Reminds Consumers that Nonprescription Drugs Can Impair Driving
    Although many people believe that any medicine you can buy without a prescription can’t hurt you if you follow the directions, that’s not necessarily true — all drugs have potential side effects, and some over-the-counter…
Rank this Week: 1026

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Millions of Baby Strollers Recalled Due to Risk of Serious Finger Injurie

    Millions of Baby Strollers Recalled Due to Risk of Serious Finger Injurie
    The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) last week announced the recall of nearly 5 million baby strollers and urged parents and caregivers to take immediate action to prevent possible injury to the strollers’ young…
  • Nov 10

    Did a Cost-Cutting Modification Affect the Safety of a Guardrail Element?

    Did a Cost-Cutting Modification Affect the Safety of a Guardrail Element?
    In another case of what may be safety equipment doing more harm than good, states across the country are joining in a boycott of certain guardrail end terminals manufactured by Trinity Highway Products, LLC, a business of Texas-based Trinity…
  • Oct 27

    Despite Rise in Number of Vehicle Recalls, Drivers Still Ignore Notice

    Despite Rise in Number of Vehicle Recalls, Drivers Still Ignore Notice
    Almost 20% of the cars and trucks on the road today have been the subject of a safety recall, making this the worst year in history for U.S. car makers.(1) Recalls have been issued for more than 50 million vehicles this year, surpassing the…
Rank this Week: 4603

Idaho Injury Law Blog

Idaho Injury Law Blog

Covers accident and injury claims. By Holzer Edwards, Chtd.

http://holzeredwardsinjurylawyers.com/
  • Nov 24

    Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tip

    Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tip
    Traveling to visit family and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday is a great tradition.  The increased traffic volume during the Holiday-likely to be higher than normal with the reduced price of gas- makes it especially important to…
  • Nov 19

    Witness Statements Matter In Injury Accident

    Witness Statements Matter In Injury Accident
    If you’ve been involved a car accident, if you can one thing you want to do is gather the names and contact information of any parties who  have witnessed the wreck.  While responding officers may get some witnesses, often…
  • Nov 18

    Dealing With Damages Caused by An Uninsured Driver

    Dealing With Damages Caused by An Uninsured Driver
    Idaho law requires all drivers to have insurance to cover accidents that are their fault. Unfortunately, not all drivers follow the law. If you are in a car collision with one of those uninsured drivers, there are a few options open to you…
Rank this Week: 3644

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury cases. By Baumgartner Law Firm.

http://www.texastriallawyers.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    Tips For Tire Safety

    Tips For Tire Safety
          When you think about it, there is not much is important to your safety driving a car as the tires on the vehicle you drive. Following a few tire safety tips can prevent an unnecessary breakdown because of tire failure.…
  • Nov 22

    Distracted Driving Can be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

    Distracted Driving Can be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving
      Most Americans are aware of how dangerous driving can be while behind the wheels of the vehicle. The problem is so prevalent that there are numerous ad campaigns that speak on the potentially dangerous environment that is created by…
  • Nov 18

    Defective Airbags – Take Action

    Defective Airbags – Take Action
      In order to make the most out of your car, you must be aware of all the individual nuances that can potentially go wrong. Among these is being privy to potential recalls as they take place.   According to the National Highway…
Rank this Week: 4945

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    FDA Warns of Uterine Cancer Risk for Hysterectomy, Myomectomy

    FDA Warns of Uterine Cancer Risk for Hysterectomy, Myomectomy
    Women who undergo hysterectomies or myomectomies using a specific medical device called a power morcellator are at significant risk of developing uterine cancer. The FDA and several news outlets are releasing safety updates to women who are…
  • Nov 14

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area
    There have been three serious fires in the Chicago area in as many days, causing heavy damage, displacing families, and injuring several victims. Fire injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins would like to take this opportunity to outline some…
  • Nov 13

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled
    Several brands of baby wipes made by Nutek Disposables are being recalled due to bacterial infections. The recalled brands include: Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and…
Rank this Week: 487

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Poor Care Doesn't Deter Nursing Homes From Federal Loan Perk

    Poor Care Doesn't Deter Nursing Homes From Federal Loan Perk
    Nursing homes that violate the rights and basic care standards of patients should always be held accountable. One way government regulators seek to do this is by issuing poor ratings to nursing homes that fail the grade. Fines are levied in…
  • Nov 22

    Wrong-Way DUI Crash in Volusia Devastates Familie

    Wrong-Way DUI Crash in Volusia Devastates Familie
    An Orange City woman sat in a courtroom recently, holding back tears as she apologized. Repeatedly. She struggled for months to find the right words that might bring healing. But when the crime involves the loss of two sisters due to the…
  • Nov 20

    Florida Guardrail Safety Questioned Amid Litigation

    Florida Guardrail Safety Questioned Amid Litigation
    In the wake of a $175 million verdict against highway guardrail producer Trinity Industries Inc., some 30 states banned new installation of the devices by that manufacturer. Florida was not among them. According to the federal False Claims…
Rank this Week: 1498

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other personal injury news. By Elman Law Group.

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Kennedy Expressway “Wrong-Way Driver” Accident Injures Three People

    Kennedy Expressway “Wrong-Way Driver” Accident Injures Three People
    There was a “wrong-way driver” accident early this morning (November 24, 2014) on Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway. Details concerning this “wrong-way” driver crash appear somewhat limited at this time. According to…
  • Nov 22

    Bicyclist Struck By Car On Lake Shore Drive

    Bicyclist Struck By Car On Lake Shore Drive
    There was a bicycle accident early Saturday morning (November 22, 2014) on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive.  This accident involved a bicyclist who was riding a Divvy bike, and, according to Chicago Police, alcohol was a thought to be…
  • Nov 19

    Fatal Interstate 290 Rollover Crash Near Hillside

    Fatal Interstate 290 Rollover Crash Near Hillside
    There was a fatal single-vehicle crash on Interstate 290 late Tuesday night near Hillside. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened as the vehicle was traveling eastbound on I-290 when it rolled over at…
Rank this Week: 1297

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Knee Replacements–When Are They Appropriate?

    Knee Replacements–When Are They Appropriate?
    Knee replacement surgery has become more and more prevalent over the last fifteen years.  However, two recent studies from researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, after reviewing the records of 200 patients, suggest…
  • Oct 31

    Joan Rivers Daughter Melissa Rivers To File Wrongful Death Suit

    Joan Rivers Daughter Melissa Rivers To File Wrongful Death Suit
    Melissa Rivers, the only daughter of the late Joan Rivers, the 81 year old comedian who died on September 4, 2014, has announced her intention to file a multimillion dollar medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against the Yorkville…
  • Oct 17

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement
    This week, ten former NFL players filed objections to the NFL Concussion Lawsuit settlement due to concerns that the settlement does not adequately compensate the victims of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE is a brain injury of…
Rank this Week: 1550

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
Rank this Week: 1135

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car, bus, bicycle, truck and pedestrian accidents. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Chicago Crash Near Kennedy Expressway Leaves 2 Injured

    Chicago Crash Near Kennedy Expressway Leaves 2 Injured
    Every year, Illinois takes steps to make the roads safer and to increase precautionary measures to decrease the number of car accidents that occur annually. Despite all these changes, though, collisions continue to occur and more than 250,000…
  • Nov 20

    Bob Avellini, former Bears Quarterback, Sentenced to Prison for Repeat Drunk Driving Charge

    Bob Avellini, former Bears Quarterback, Sentenced to Prison for Repeat Drunk Driving Charge
    Experts consider drunk driving to be one of the greatest threats to the safety of motorists on American roads. Despite the fact that it is illegal to drink and drive in all 50 states, every year, motorists continue to cause drunk driving…
  • Nov 17

    Speed a Factor in Dan Ryan Accident that Caused Amputation of Victim's Hand

    Speed a Factor in Dan Ryan Accident that Caused Amputation of Victim's Hand
    Thousands of different factors can lead to or even cause a car accident in Chicago. While the possibilities are nearly endless, some are more frequent than others. Among common collision-related factors are failing to yield the right-of-way,…
Rank this Week: 4534

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Report: Bad Nursing Homes Get Billions in Federal Loan Break

    Report: Bad Nursing Homes Get Billions in Federal Loan Break
    Before 1965, owning and operating a nursing home was seen as risky business. That's because prior to then, there was no Medicaid, meaning families had to subsidize the care of infirm, elderly loved ones on their own. That meant there was no…
  • Nov 21

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against SC Nursing Home Advance

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against SC Nursing Home Advance
    Some contractual agreements--between landlords and tenants, employer and employee contracts, or in a nursing home residential agreement--will include an arbitration agreement which is intended to determine how a case should be resolved in the…
  • Nov 18

    Student Safety Advocates Urge Construction of Pedestrian Bridge

    Student Safety Advocates Urge Construction of Pedestrian Bridge
    College campuses can be dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians, with busy traffic, high-volume crowds at intersections, and the potential risk of drunk or distracted drivers. Now, South Carolina State University students are taking matters…
Rank this Week: 1719

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury developments. By Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck, P.A.

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Insurance Coverage in Florida Negligent Security Case

    Insurance Coverage in Florida Negligent Security Case
    A person injured in an assault may, depending on the circumstances surrounding the assault, have a claim against the premises owner for negligent security. Such cases may include allegations that the premises owner failed to provide adequate…
  • Nov 20

    When Is a Settlement Reached in Florida?

    When Is a Settlement Reached in Florida?
    Even when an insurer agrees to pay an accident victim, the insurer sometimes places unreasonable terms and conditions on that settlement. In a recent case, the Fourth District considered whether the parties had reached a binding…
  • Nov 10

    Examination Under Oath in Florida Insurance Policie

    Examination Under Oath in Florida Insurance Policie
    This blog has previously discussed State Farm Mutual Ins. Co. v. Curran, in which the Florida Supreme Court found that submitting to a compulsory medical examination (“CME”) was not a condition precedent to coverage. In a recent…
Rank this Week: 2111

Ledger & Associates Blog

Ledger & Associates Blog

Covers auto accidents and personal injury law.

http://www.ledgerlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    Takata Airbag Lawsuits Being Filed By Those Injured By Defective Airbag

    Takata Airbag Lawsuits Being Filed By Those Injured By Defective Airbag
    The last thing that anyone driving expects is to be injured by defective airbags. That is what happened however when a woman in Florida was involved in a car accident in her Honda. The woman was involved in what should have been an accident…
  • Nov 24

    The History of Transvaginal Mesh Implantation

    The History of Transvaginal Mesh Implantation
    There has been a great deal of publicity regarding “transvaginal mesh” implantation in the past few years. However, the reference is somewhat of a misnomer, in that the product is actually surgical mesh that is used in a…
  • Nov 20

    Takata Airbag Inflator Recall After Many Wrongful Death

    Takata Airbag Inflator Recall After Many Wrongful Death
    TK Holdings Inc., which does business as Takata, is a manufacturer of motor vehicle seatbelts, air bags, steering wheels, and child restraint systems. On April 11, 2013, Takata issued a Defect Information Report (“DIR”) to the…
Rank this Week: 4171

North Carolina and South Carolina…

North Carolina and South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents and tractor-trailer accidents. By Grimes Teich Anderson LLP.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 24

    ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY?

    ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY?
    Deciding to apply for Social Security Disability is a hard decision for many people. It means coming to grips with the idea that you may not be able to return to work because of health problems. Almost everyone who applies for Social Security…
  • Nov 23

    Court Says the VA Should Assist Veterans When it Comes to Locating Evidence for a Claim

    Court Says the VA Should Assist Veterans When it Comes to Locating Evidence for a Claim
    The Court in Wise v. Shinseki, No. 12-2764 (Vet. App. Apr. 16, 2014), held that (1) the VA does not satisfy its duty to assist a claimant if they fail to locate and obtain records when the VA is on notice that records supporting a claim may…
  • Nov 19

    Can My Employer Terminate Me?

    Can My Employer Terminate Me?
    Almost all private sector employees in North Carolina are "at will" employees. That means that an employee is hired for an indefinite period of time and may be terminated for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice, as long as…
Rank this Week: 2497

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Nov 24

    DID YOU EVER WONDER HOW INSURANCE COMPANIES VALUE ACCIDENT CLAIMS?

    DID YOU EVER WONDER HOW INSURANCE COMPANIES VALUE ACCIDENT CLAIMS?
    If you have been in an accident and were injured, the insurance company magically comes up with a dollar amount to pay for your injury, pain and suffering. Often that number seems low and doesn’t even cover your medical bills....
  • Nov 12

    Choosing the Right Accident Lawyer For Your Case

    Choosing the Right Accident Lawyer For Your Case
    Important questions to ask when choosing an accident or injury lawyer.
  • Oct 27

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER
    In law school, we are taught that ours is a noble and civil profession populated by genteel intellectuals guided in their every action by the rule of law. What a shock it is, then, when we encounter an "aggressive lawyer"...
Rank this Week: 4107

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Nov 24

    Eddie Andreini Accident: Air Force Documents Reveal Travis Officials Confused by Air Force Regulation

    Eddie Andreini Accident: Air Force Documents Reveal Travis Officials Confused by Air Force Regulation
    Airport fire trucks must get to a burning plane within three minutes if they are going to save any lives. That's the maximum response time allowed by the National Fire Protection Association, the organization that sets the standard for…
  • Oct 28

    GAMA Responds to USA Today Claims re Post-Crash Fire

    GAMA Responds to USA Today Claims re Post-Crash Fire
    USA Today ran Thomas Frank's story on the unnecessary risks posed by post-crash aircraft fires.  According to Frank's article, small aircraft fires have killed at least 600 people since 1993, burning them alive or suffocating them…
  • Oct 2

    Air Force Hides the Ball on Andreini Crash Response

    Air Force Hides the Ball on Andreini Crash Response
    Hall of Fame Aerobatic pilot Eddie Andreini died during the "Thunder Over Solano" air show at Travis Air Force Base in May.  There was a mishap during his routine, and his Stearman biplane slid to a stop on the runway. Eddie wasn't hurt,…
Rank this Week: 1755

New York Law Thoughts

New York Law Thoughts

Covers New York personal injury topics. By Carol L. Schlitt.

http://nylawthoughts.com
  • Nov 24

    Settlement for a Queens Slip and Fall on Ice Case

    Settlement for a Queens Slip and Fall on Ice Case
    A Queens woman walking to work slipped on ice on a sidewalk where the property owner had failed to clear the snow and ice. The fall fractured her elbow. The woman wanted an attorney experienced with slip and fall on ice cases so she called…
  • Nov 19

    Settlement for a Slip and Fall on Ice at a Metro North Station

    Settlement for a Slip and Fall on Ice at a Metro North Station
    An attorney on her way to work, walked up the ramp at the Metro-North Station in Katonah, New York, slipped on ice and fell. The fall fractured her knee. As an attorney, the woman sought a lawyer experienced with slip and fall cases who had…
  • Nov 17

    Settlement for a Long Island Man Injured in a Drunk Driving Crash

    Settlement for a Long Island Man Injured in a Drunk Driving Crash
    Our client rode in the backseat of a car driven by a man who was intoxicated. (You can see the News12 coverage of the car crash here.)  That man crashed his car into a police car and another car, injuring our client. We developed the…
Rank this Week: 2550

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.ozcomert.com/
  • Nov 24

    Georgia Court Finds Driver Not Working in Scope of Employment At Time of Accident

    Georgia Court Finds Driver Not Working in Scope of Employment At Time of Accident
    Car accidents have the potential to cause serious, long-lasting injuries. The injured party is often entitled to recover damages for any pain, suffering, and losses sustained as a result of another driver’s negligence. And in certain…
  • Nov 17

    Personal Injury Claim Arising from Tractor-Trailer Accident Goes to the Jury

    Personal Injury Claim Arising from Tractor-Trailer Accident Goes to the Jury
    Victims in vehicle accidents often bring their claims for damages in Georgia courts. One type that occurs fairly often on highways in and around the Atlanta area is a “rear-end” collision. Courts have found that in rear-end…
  • Nov 10

    Georgia Court Ruled In Favor of Truck Driver in Accident Involving Motorcyclist

    Georgia Court Ruled In Favor of Truck Driver in Accident Involving Motorcyclist
    Accidents involving vehicles such as motorcycles, cars, and trucks occur with great frequency on Atlanta roadways. Unfortunately, vehicle accidents have the potential to cause serious injuries and even death to the people involved. In many…
Rank this Week: 3393

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Miller Legal Services, LLC.

http://www.mariettapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Georgia Taser Death Garners $1 Million Settlement

    Georgia Taser Death Garners $1 Million Settlement
    Earlier this year in the Atlanta suburb of East Point, a young man was killed when he was tased repeatedly and unnecessarily by two police officers. According to a report by one local news source, the police were responding to a domestic…
  • Nov 17

    Georgia Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Volunteer Firefighter

    Georgia Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Volunteer Firefighter
    Earlier this week, a driver was involved in a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of a 29-year-old victim. A local Georgia newspaper article reported that police are in search for the driver who fled the scene of the crime.…
  • Nov 10

    Tennessee Car Accident Kills Two People; Possible DUI

    Tennessee Car Accident Kills Two People; Possible DUI
    A Halloween crash resulted in the death of two individuals. According to a local news report, a Tennessee man is being charged with two counts of first degree homicide by vehicle, marijuana possession, DUI, open container of alcohol while…
Rank this Week: 3296

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 197

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Florida Witness Delivers Dying Words to Crash Victim’s Family

    Florida Witness Delivers Dying Words to Crash Victim’s Family
    Late last week, a Tampa 18-year-old was driving her scooter on Orange Street when a Jeep that was traveling northbound struck her. According to a local news report and witnesses, the woman was thrown from her scooter and ended up in a ditch.…
  • Nov 17

    Molino Teen Killed In Tragic Automobile Accident

    Molino Teen Killed In Tragic Automobile Accident
    Early last week, a Molino 16-year-old was killed in a car accident on US Highway 29 at State Road 97 around 4:00 p.m. According to one local news report, the victim was a passenger in a Hyundai Sonata being driven by another high-school…
  • Nov 10

    Update on Florida’s No Texting While Driving Law

    Update on Florida’s No Texting While Driving Law
    In October 2013, Florida enacted a law to make texting while driving illegal. According to a local news report, cell-phone provider AT&T has also gotten behind the new law and has taken the initiative to educate young students about…
Rank this Week: 3371

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    Fatal Bike Accidents on the Rise

    Fatal Bike Accidents on the Rise
    Cancer. Heart disease. Tumors. Car accidents. What do these have in common? They are some of the most common causes of death in the U.S. Soon, a new contender may join the running for the deadliest risk facing Americans—bicycle…
  • Nov 19

    Dangers to Watch Out for this Thanksgiving

    Dangers to Watch Out for this Thanksgiving
    While the rest of your family is carving the turkey or picking teams for backyard flag football, the last place you want to be is in the emergency room. Unfortunately, the ER is exactly where many Americans end up on…
  • Nov 12

    What Is Mentally Distracted Driving?

    What Is Mentally Distracted Driving?
    If you asked a dozen people to describe distracted driving, you’d probably hear things like this: “It’s when people are driving while using their phones or doing other stuff like that.” “Distracted driving is…
Rank this Week: 3245

Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Maryland medical malpractice, product liability, and personal injury law. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Large Maryland Verdict Highlights Needs of the Catastrophically Injured

    Large Maryland Verdict Highlights Needs of the Catastrophically Injured
    A Maryland construction worker injured on the job has been awarded $21.7 million for injuries suffered on the job. The horrific accident left the worker paralyzed from the neck down. The Accident The victim was a worker at Pepco, working in…
  • Nov 12

    Can a Hospital be Liable for the Death of an Ebola Patient?

    Can a Hospital be Liable for the Death of an Ebola Patient?
    As the Ebola scare continues throughout the U.S., one leading case is raising important issues about medical malpractice. The case of a man who died in a hospital from Ebola can give us an important lesson about the standard of care that our…
  • Oct 28

    Large Medical Malpractice Verdict Demonstrates Importance of Medical Expert

    Large Medical Malpractice Verdict Demonstrates Importance of Medical Expert
    If you are injured as a result of medical malpractice, you must prove what your doctor did or did not do deviated from the ordinary and prudent standard of care. Medicine is uncertain, and not every bad result is malpractice. So, the law…
Rank this Week: 4701

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Why does the jury selection process in the North Carolina state courts take so long?

    Why does the jury selection process in the North Carolina state courts take so long?
    As a lawyer who is licensed to practice in several states, one question that I initially asked is: “why does the jury selection process in the North Carolina state courts take so long?” The answer lies in the jury questioning and…
  • Nov 3

    NC Court of Appeals Decision: 3 Strikes and Your Out for Non-Judicial Foreclosure

    NC Court of Appeals Decision: 3 Strikes and Your Out for Non-Judicial Foreclosure
    On August 19, 2014, the North Carolina Court of Appeals released a decision that may significantly affect the non-judicial foreclosure process in the state. The ruling states that a creditor in North Carolina seeking to enforce payment of a…
  • Nov 1

    How safe are you on a hayride?

    How safe are you on a hayride?
    You might be planning a trip to a local farm for a hayride this weekend, but how safe are these rides? A tragic accident in Maine is just the most recent in a string of fatal hayride accidents that have become all too common. On October 11, a…
Rank this Week: 2707

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Nov 24

    How to Protect Yourself From Medical Malpractice

    How to Protect Yourself From Medical Malpractice
    Some patients seldom question their doctor’s advice or line of treatment. The patient also expects that they will get the outcome that they have been assured of. It is a reality that doctors are not perfect. The patients who have…
  • Nov 21

    Medical Errors Leading to Hospital Acquired Infection

    Medical Errors Leading to Hospital Acquired Infection
    Hospital acquired infections are known to cause substantial harm to patients and are a national concern. Hospitals are often the first place you go to if you or a loved one is sick. However, hospitals have been found to be home…
  • Nov 19

    Limiting the Risks of Medical Misdiagnosi

    Limiting the Risks of Medical Misdiagnosi
    Medical misdiagnosis is a common reason for medical malpractice lawsuits. A doctor may give a wrong or limited diagnosis of the medical condition of a patient, resulting in severe complications. Our St. Louis medical…
Rank this Week: 3210

Farah Legal Blog

Farah Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, car accidents and real estate law in Texas.

http://www.farahlegal.com/news/
  • Nov 24

    The Farah Law Firm Makes Fort Worth Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” List

    The Farah Law Firm Makes Fort Worth Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” List
    Fort Worth, Texas magazine has recognized attorneys Michael Farah and Wayne Taylor of The Farah Law Firm as “2014 Top Attorneys.” Michael was chosen for his work in real estate law, and Wayne was selected for his work in personal…
  • Nov 17

    5 Outrageous Personal Injury Lawsuit

    5 Outrageous Personal Injury Lawsuit
    There are only a few things are more important than your health and safety. If you’ve been injured in an accident—whether on the road, at work, or somewhere completely unexpected—it’s almost always in your best…
  • Oct 29

    10 of the World’s Most Expensive Divorces (and How You Can Avoid One)

    10 of the World’s Most Expensive Divorces (and How You Can Avoid One)
    No matter the circumstances of a divorce, ending a relationship is an emotionally painful and draining experience. It can also be expensive. Really expensive (though it doesn’t have to be!). Many couples become embattled over how their…
Rank this Week: 2988

Farah Legal Blog

Farah Legal Blog

Covers real estate law and injury law.

http://www.farahlegal.com/news/
  • Nov 24

    The Farah Law Firm Makes Fort Worth Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” List

    The Farah Law Firm Makes Fort Worth Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” List
    Fort Worth, Texas magazine has recognized attorneys Michael Farah and Wayne Taylor of The Farah Law Firm as “2014 Top Attorneys.” Michael was chosen for his work in real estate law, and Wayne was selected for his work in personal…
  • Nov 17

    5 Outrageous Personal Injury Lawsuit

    5 Outrageous Personal Injury Lawsuit
    There are only a few things are more important than your health and safety. If you’ve been injured in an accident—whether on the road, at work, or somewhere completely unexpected—it’s almost always in your best…
  • Oct 29

    10 of the World’s Most Expensive Divorces (and How You Can Avoid One)

    10 of the World’s Most Expensive Divorces (and How You Can Avoid One)
    No matter the circumstances of a divorce, ending a relationship is an emotionally painful and draining experience. It can also be expensive. Really expensive (though it doesn’t have to be!). Many couples become embattled over how their…
Rank this Week: 3244

New York Injury Lawyer Blog

New York Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Offices of Nicholas Rose, PLLC.

http://www.newyork-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Lasley v. Hylton - Parent Supervision Undercuts Duty of Care in Negligence Action

    Lasley v. Hylton - Parent Supervision Undercuts Duty of Care in Negligence Action
    When parents place minor children in the care and supervision of another adult, that adult assumes a duty to protect that child from unreasonable risk of harm. Degrees of duty may vary depending on the circumstance, but in general, when a…
  • Nov 22

    Honeycutt v. Meridian Sports Club - Assumption of Risk Defense

    Honeycutt v. Meridian Sports Club - Assumption of Risk Defense
    In any negligence case, one of the most effective defenses is assertion of the "assumption of risk" doctrine. It can bar plaintiff from recovery if it can be shown he or she understood the risks of participating in an activity, as those risks…
  • Nov 18

    Vidal v. City of New York - Ice Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit Halted

    Vidal v. City of New York - Ice Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit Halted
    With winter on the horizon, it won't be long before city pedestrians will begin to routinely encounter ice-covered and slippery walkways, sidewalks, parking lots, stairways and store entrances. While ice is a natural condition, commercial…
Rank this Week: 642

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Bed Sore Lawsuit: Facility Failed To Identify & Treat Patient’s Wound

    Bed Sore Lawsuit: Facility Failed To Identify & Treat Patient’s Wound
    Millions of our nation’s senior citizens suffer from painful bed sores every year. For many of these patients, receiving proper care is never an option. They reside within long-term care facilities that are understaffed or contain…
  • Nov 17

    Nursing Home Manipulate Data For Higher Rating

    Nursing Home Manipulate Data For Higher Rating
    Trying to choose the right nursing home for a loved one can be a very difficult endeavor. First and foremost, family members often want to make sure that the loved one will be safe and cared for in the facility. Family members want to make…
  • Nov 10

    Short-Term Nursing Home Admission Proves Deadly for Patient

    Short-Term Nursing Home Admission Proves Deadly for Patient
    Neglect is one of the leading causes of death for nursing home residents in the United States. Nursing home staff workers have a legal obligation to provide consistent care to residents. When staff workers fail to check up on nursing home…
Rank this Week: 187

Long Island Injury Lawyers Blog

Long Island Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Duffy & Duffy.

http://www.longislandinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    New Jersey Woman Sues Manhattan Gym after Accident Leaves Her Partially Blind

    New Jersey Woman Sues Manhattan Gym after Accident Leaves Her Partially Blind
    Earlier this week in Manhattan, a woman initiated a lawsuit against her gym after she was partially blinded as a result of an accident occurring on the premises. According to a report by one local news source, the woman was exercising at Club…
  • Nov 20

    New York Nurse Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges Stemming from Patient’s Death

    New York Nurse Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges Stemming from Patient’s Death
    Back in May 2013, an 84-year-old Korean War veteran who suffered from Parkinson’s disease and dementia was found on the floor next to his bed in a New York State veterans’ home. A few hours later, the man was pronounced dead due…
  • Nov 17

    Nursing Home Chain Agrees To Pay Out Over $38 Million in Quality-of-Care Suit

    Nursing Home Chain Agrees To Pay Out Over $38 Million in Quality-of-Care Suit
    Earlier last month, one of the largest nursing home operators in the country agreed to pay out over $38 million to several state governments, as well as the federal government, over a series of claims that alleged the nursing home…
Rank this Week: 2874

Michigan Dog Bite Lawyer Blog

Michigan Dog Bite Lawyer Blog

Provides information and resources to dog bite victims. By Daniel L. Buckfire.

http://www.michigandogbitelawyer.org
  • Nov 24

    Average Dog Bite Settlement Amounts in Michigan

    Average Dog Bite Settlement Amounts in Michigan
    There is really no “average dog bite settlement amount”  because there numerous factors that go into determining the size of a settlement.  Settlements can range from $1,500.00 for a minor bite to $1,000,000.00 for the…
  • Nov 24

    Battle Creek Dog Bite Settlement For FedEx Driver

    Battle Creek Dog Bite Settlement For FedEx Driver
    Our Battle Creek dog bite lawyers recently settled a claim for a Federal Express driver.  The driver was making a delivery to a private residence and approached the front door.  As he walked up the front steps, a dog pushed
  • Nov 13

    Best Dog Bite Attorneys In Port Huron, Michigan

    Best Dog Bite Attorneys In Port Huron, Michigan
    Our  Port Huron dog bite lawyers have earned to the top awards and ratings in the legal profession.  We have achieved these awards by representing our clients with the highest degree of skill, integrity, and professionalism. …
Rank this Week: 2722