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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/
  • Jul 28

    Pain and Suffering: How is it Calculated?

    Pain and Suffering: How is it Calculated?
    What does the legal term "pain and suffering" actually mean and how do the courts determine its worth? There are a couple of formulas and, now, even software. Continue reading →
  • Jul 25

    NY Municipality Ups The Ante For Irresponsible Dog Owners. What About Florida?

    NY Municipality Ups The Ante For Irresponsible Dog Owners. What About Florida?
    What do you think about photos of "dangerous" dogs being placed on websites? In NY, one bill wants to label owners as dangerous as their dogs. Continue reading →
  • Jul 23

    Hit-and-Run Leaves Infant Unattended In Middle Of Road

    Hit-and-Run Leaves Infant Unattended In Middle Of Road
    Hit-and-run accidents are far too common. When injuries or property damage are size-able, stricter laws can come into play. Don't leave the scene. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1310

Idaho Injury Law Blog

Idaho Injury Law Blog

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

http://holzeredwardsinjurylawyers.com/
  • Jul 28

    GM’s Faulty Ignition Switches And Wrongful Death Suits In Idaho

    GM’s Faulty Ignition Switches And Wrongful Death Suits In Idaho
    The defective ignition switches in GM cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion are at the center of one of the most high-profile wrongful death cases in recent history. In early July, it was announced that GM’s financial…
  • Jul 23

    Drunk Drivers Cause More Deaths And Injuries Than Commonly Reported

    Drunk Drivers Cause More Deaths And Injuries Than Commonly Reported
    We all know that drinking and driving can be deadly, but recent evidence suggests alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents are significantly under reported. A study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs …
  • Jul 21

    Cars Kill Cyclists: Avoiding Car/Bike Collision

    Cars Kill Cyclists: Avoiding Car/Bike Collision
    The rate at which cyclists are killed by cars in the U.S. is more than double the rate of the U.K., Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands.  About 33,000 people die in motor vehicle accidents in the United States each year. Approximately…
Rank this Week: 2928

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Jul 28

    Are there solutions to prevent cyclists from getting ‘bumped’ on Caltrain?

    Are there solutions to prevent cyclists from getting ‘bumped’ on Caltrain?
    As Caltrain’s ridership surges, bike ridership on the system has grown at a similarly fast pace. On an average weekday, approximately 5,900 riders (11 percent of total ridership) carry their bikes onboard, an almost 20 percent increase…
  • Jul 23

    ‘Human’ provides good (albeit incomplete) transportation data

    ‘Human’ provides good (albeit incomplete) transportation data
    Mobile transportation apps are reshaping the data available to transportation planners and policymakers when it comes to active transportation. We’ve previously looked at Strava, an app which tracks mostly recreational trips via…
  • Jul 21

    What is the cost of traffic crashes?

    What is the cost of traffic crashes?
    In discussions of traffic safety, it’s all too common to desensitize ourselves from the striking numbers of roadway crashes that occur: 32,999 fatalities, 3.9 million non-fatal injuries, and 24 million damaged vehicles in 2010. What…
Rank this Week: 583

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home injuries, negligence and legislation. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Staffing Shortage May Have Been Responsible for Boy’s Death at Maryland Group Home

    Staffing Shortage May Have Been Responsible for Boy’s Death at Maryland Group Home
    A true tragedy unfolded earlier this month in a group home charged with caring for severely disabled foster children. According to a report by the Baltimore Sun, a 10-year-old boy died at the care facility because there were not enough...
  • Jul 21

    Nursing Home Nightmare in Oklahoma

    Nursing Home Nightmare in Oklahoma
    One family in Oklahoma is having a hard time after getting their bruised and battered loved one out of the nursing home that they claim caused his condition. According to a report by a local Oklahoma news source, the family...
  • Jul 14

    North Carolina Cites Nursing Home for Inadequate Care and Abuse

    North Carolina Cites Nursing Home for Inadequate Care and Abuse
    In yet another story of nursing home abuse, a North Carolina nursing home was recently cited by the State in relation to a patient’s death caused by injuries he sustained while fighting with a nursing home staff member. According to...
Rank this Week: 3794

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury law in Florida. By The Madalon Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.floridainjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Security in South Florida Bars and Clubs: Do I Need a Lawyer?

    Security in South Florida Bars and Clubs: Do I Need a Lawyer?
    Natives and visitors alike enjoy the beaches and nightlife in Florida, often including the "night club experience" in bars and nightclubs throughout Broward, Miami and Palm Beach. Usually, this means a fun night of hanging out with friends,…
  • Jul 25

    Rear End Car Accidents and Injurie

    Rear End Car Accidents and Injurie
    According to recent traffic safety statistics, more than 6 million car accidents occur on U.S. roadways each year. Of those, 2.5 million are rear-end car accidents. Although the majority of "rear-enders" are not fatal, they can result in a…
  • Jun 18

    Hospital Infections Could Be Cause for Medical Malpractice / Negligence Lawsuit

    Hospital Infections Could Be Cause for Medical Malpractice / Negligence Lawsuit
    The risk of contracting an infection while you are hospitalized is indisputable: One in every 25 hospital patients in the United States contract an infection while they are there. This used to be accepted as a "given." It seemed logical that…
Rank this Week: 3990

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 207

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

http://www.thegomezfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Summer Safety

    Summer Safety
    With summer here, many families are planning trips. If you plan to travel to an amusement park, county fair, or just a crowded place, follow these 5 tips to keep your children safe. 1. Take a photo of them that morning; this will make it…
  • May 29

    The Walking Wounded

    The Walking Wounded
    “I want to see Johnson & Johnson in court. I want to see them punished for what they’ve done because I believe they knew well beforehand and didn’t stop putting these products in.”   When the world’s…
  • Apr 11

    Tragic and Fatal Accident Involving Fedex Big Rig and Bus Load of Students and Chaperone

    Tragic and Fatal Accident Involving Fedex Big Rig and Bus Load of Students and Chaperone
    A tragic accident took place just last night, Thursday April 10, 2014, in Northern California. The result of this accident was the loss of life of 10 individuals, many of which were young high school students. The accident involved a Fedex…
Rank this Week: 4715

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Taking Care of Yourself on the Road

    Taking Care of Yourself on the Road
    Taking Care of Yourself on the RoadWritten By Jason Neufeld  If you or someone you know has recently been in a car accident, then you understand how frustrating, confusing and time-consuming an accident can be. If there is any…
  • Jul 23

    Miami Slip and Fall Accident

    Miami Slip and Fall Accident
    Miami Slip And Fall AccidentsWritten By Jason NeufeldPersonal injuries are some of the most difficult cases for individuals to go through; they cause so much more than just physical damage. Family responsibilities and employment concerns have…
  • Jul 21

    Miami Personal Injury Attorney

    Miami Personal Injury Attorney
    Miami Personal Injury AttorneysWritten By Jason NeufeldUnited States citizens are involved in millions of injury cases per year. Large portions of those people seek medical care in the form of hospital assistance or care from a general…
Rank this Week: 1249

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Mortgage Shotgunning and the Priority of Trust Deed

    Mortgage Shotgunning and the Priority of Trust Deed
    The article below appeared in the California Real Property Journal, the Official Publication of the Real Property Section fo the State Bar of California. A PDF of the article is available here. Volume 32, Number 2, 2014 Mortgage Shotgunning…
  • Jul 17

    Using a Bankruptcy Petition Preparer in the Inland Empire May Be a Mistake

    Using a Bankruptcy Petition Preparer in the Inland Empire May Be a Mistake
    With many Inland Empire residents hitting hard times, bankruptcy petition preparers have offered their services to help debtors file for bankruptcy. Hiring a bankruptcy attorney may be a much better decision in the long run. Increased Use of…
  • Jul 10

    9 Common Financial Mistakes that Could Lead You to Bankruptcy

    9 Common Financial Mistakes that Could Lead You to Bankruptcy
    Americans enjoy the myth that bankruptcy only happens to other people. We have the top 9 REAL reasons that Americans file bankruptcy, and tips on how to avoid these mistakes. The Myth of the Medical Bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 2072

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Blood Alcohol Scores After Death Can Be “False Positive” Up To 0.20

    Blood Alcohol Scores After Death Can Be “False Positive” Up To 0.20
    In handling wrongful death and life insurance claims for clients, I learned years ago that blood alcohol tests after a person dies may not be reliable. Due to postmortem fermentation when a body is not kept cool after death, there can be…
  • Jul 21

    The challenges of a long haul trucker: another 4 AM Spaghetti Junction truck crash

    The challenges of a long haul trucker: another 4 AM Spaghetti Junction truck crash
    Most long haul truck drivers are decent, hardworking folks who chose truck driving as a way to support their families even though it keeps them on the road away from home most of the time. At my childhood home in rural Alabama, a lot of my…
  • Jul 18

    Summer Break: Shigley’s Swimming Hole in Alabama

    Summer Break: Shigley’s Swimming Hole in Alabama
    Folks, this post has nothing to do with law.  Appreciating the simple joys of a Southern summer, I just want to share a video someone posted of the “Shigley Hole,” an old swimming hole on land my great-grandparents…
Rank this Week: 271

Tate Law Offices Personal Injury…

Tate Law Offices Personal Injury Blog

Comments on personal injury news stories from around the country. By Tim Tate.

http://www.tatelawoffices.com/personal-injury-blog-posts/
  • Jul 28

    Unlicensed Drivers and Accident Liability in Texa

    Unlicensed Drivers and Accident Liability in Texa
    According to an article published by ABC News that cites the AAA Foundation for Public Safety, an unlicensed driver is the cause of one in every five fatal car crashes in the United States. While unlicensed drivers are involved in…
  • Jul 24

    How Drunk Drivers are Hurting Texa

    How Drunk Drivers are Hurting Texa
    Thousands of car accidents occur in the state of Texas every year. While many of these accidents are caused by external events, such as poor weather or bad road surface conditions, others are caused by the irresponsible and negligent actions…
  • Jul 16

    Do You Feel Injuries from Your Auto Accident Have Gone Undetected?

    Do You Feel Injuries from Your Auto Accident Have Gone Undetected?
    Even though driving in many parts of Texas may arguably be the only effective means of transportation, driving can be one of the most dangerous activities for the unsuspecting victim. In fact, driving is so dangerous that automobile accidents…
Rank this Week: 4135

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Wilkinson v. East Cooper Community Hospital: On Tolling the Statute of Limitation

    Wilkinson v. East Cooper Community Hospital: On Tolling the Statute of Limitation
    Our Boston personal injury lawyers know the statute of limitations is always a major concern in the timing of filing a negligence action. In Wilkinson v. East Cooper Community Hospital, an appeal heard in the South Carolina Supreme Court,…
  • Jul 23

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes v. Ironshore Specialty Ins.: On Defendant's Suing their Own Insurance Companie

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes v. Ironshore Specialty Ins.: On Defendant's Suing their Own Insurance Companie
    Our Boston personal injury lawyers know insurance cases involving defendants with multiple insurance companies may result in additional litigation. In Fellowship of Christian Athletes v. Ironshore Specialty Ins., a case heard in the U.S.…
  • Jul 19

    Duty of Care in a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit

    Duty of Care in a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit
    Our Boston personal injury lawyers know cases involving injuries to children can be especially hard on families. According to a recent story from News10.com, the family of a ninth grade student at a school in Hialeah, Florida filed a…
Rank this Week: 1139

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Florida DUI Accident Kills Pedestrian

    Florida DUI Accident Kills Pedestrian
    An accident late Saturday night resulted in the death of a 20-year-old man according to authorities. He was walking along State Road 46 in Lake County when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 43-year-old man. The driver was booked on…
  • Jul 28

    Crash on Boggy Creek Road Kills Two Florida Women

    Crash on Boggy Creek Road Kills Two Florida Women
    An accident between an automobile and a dump truck Friday morning resulted in the deaths of two Kissimmee women, according to police. The incident occurred at the intersection of Boggy Creek Road and New Hope Road. The driver of the…
  • Jul 22

    Nine Auto Accidents on Florida I-4 Friday Night

    Nine Auto Accidents on Florida I-4 Friday Night
    A rash of accidents on Friday night had the Florida Highway Patrol extremely busy. A total of nine accidents, four in the westbound lanes and five in the eastbound lanes, had traffic moving slow in both directions on I-4 across the middle of…
Rank this Week: 3856

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

http://pricebenowitzlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    The Dangers of Insurance Settlement Offer

    The Dangers of Insurance Settlement Offer
    The following blog is excerpted from a transcription of an interview with a Price Benowitz personal injury attorney on what you should know about insurance policies and settlement offers following an accident.
  • Jul 25

    How You Can Avoid the Top Three DC Car Crashes Cause

    How You Can Avoid the Top Three DC Car Crashes Cause
    Written By Larry Bodine, Publisher of The National Trial Lawyers To avoid death or injury in a car crash in Washington, DC, there are three key things to avoid: Stay away from the intersection of 14th and U streets, NW; Beware of rush hour…
  • Jul 23

    Costa Concordia Embarks on Final Voyage as Wrongful Death Questions Linger

    Costa Concordia Embarks on Final Voyage as Wrongful Death Questions Linger
    Witnesses Wednesday described the towing of the Costa Concordia, the Italian cruise ship that capsized in January 2012 off the coast of Giglio, Italy, as a bittersweet event.
Rank this Week: 2498

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://blog.ozcomert.com/
  • Jul 28

    Plaintiff Injured in Truck Accident May Recover Damages for Emotional Distress under Georgia Law

    Plaintiff Injured in Truck Accident May Recover Damages for Emotional Distress under Georgia Law
    Accidents involving cars and trucks often cause serious damages and devastating injuries. In some cases, a victim may suffer for quite a while after the collision. Tragically, some victims are killed in these accidents. No matter what an…
  • Jul 21

    Georgia Court Reviews Relevance of Discovery Request in Car Accident Case

    Georgia Court Reviews Relevance of Discovery Request in Car Accident Case
    Discovery is an important phase in many car accident cases. It is a procedure by which parties hope to find information to support their claims for damages (or to defend their case). Under Georgia law, parties may obtain discovery regarding…
  • Jul 14

    Georgia Court Reviews Timeliness of Lawsuit for Injuries Arising from Car Accident

    Georgia Court Reviews Timeliness of Lawsuit for Injuries Arising from Car Accident
    A person who has been injured in a car accident may be entitled to bring an action against the negligent driver – to recover damages for any suffering and other losses. Essentially, the law serves to protect the person who has sustained…
Rank this Week: 4338

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 462

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/
  • Jul 28

    Service Error Nullifies $37 Million Judgment

    Service Error Nullifies $37 Million Judgment
    Personal injury lawsuits, like many other kinds of lawsuits, generally begin the same way - with the filing of the Complaint and any supporting documentation and information needed to state a claim for injury or damages. The Complaint has to…
  • Jul 10

    Popular Exculpatory Clauses Can Take Away an Injured Person's RIght to Sue

    Popular Exculpatory Clauses Can Take Away an Injured Person's RIght to Sue
    You may not know what an exculpatory clause is, but there's a good chance you've signed one recently. An exculpatory clause is a clause or an agreement that prohibits you from suing someone else, most often for personal injury claims. They…
  • Jun 24

    Man Critically Injured By Tractor Trailer Accident In Ellicott City

    Man Critically Injured By Tractor Trailer Accident In Ellicott City
    According to a recent WBALTV news report, Howard County Police are investigating a crash involving a tractor-trailer that critically injured a man. The accident, which happened last week at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Marriottsville…
Rank this Week: 2608

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury cases. By Baumgartner Law Firm.

http://www.texastriallawyers.com/blog
  • Jul 28

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Spoliation Standard

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Spoliation Standard
        In the recent case of Brookshire Brothers v. Aldridge, No. 10-0846, ___ S.W.3rd ___ (2014), the Supreme Court of Texas set fourth the standards for how a trial court handles spoliation claims.   First, the Court reiterates…
  • Jul 18

    Most Dangerous Highways in Texas for Teen

    Most Dangerous Highways in Texas for Teen
    For many parents of teenagers, one of the biggest concerns regarding their children is when they get behind the wheel of a vehicle. This can be an especially stressful time when allowing teenagers this bout of freedom and many take care to…
  • Jul 12

    Using Uber to Prevent a DUI

    Using Uber to Prevent a DUI
      It is common knowledge that Houston is the DWI capital of the United States as far as fatal accidents are concerned. While statistics may vary, Houston is at the top or near the top in serious injury accidents and fatal crashes…
Rank this Week: 3623

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4061

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Medical Malpractice Case Overturned

    Medical Malpractice Case Overturned
    Our Atlanta medical malpractice attorneys read about a medical malpractice judgment that was overturned due to a trial judge responding to a note from a juror, which was found to be improper by the Georgia Court of Appeals. The case is…
  • Jul 28

    Medical Malpractice Case Overturned

    Medical Malpractice Case Overturned
    Our Atlanta medical malpractice attorneys read about a medical malpractice judgment that was overturned due to a trial judge responding to a note from a juror, which was found to be improper by the Georgia Court of Appeals. The case is…
  • Jul 22

    Lawyer in Trouble Over Medical Malpractice Case

    Lawyer in Trouble Over Medical Malpractice Case
    Our Atlanta medical malpractice attorneys know that an experienced and committed attorney is invaluable for any case. And when an attorney does not do his or her job, it jeopardizes a client's case and also the achievement of justice. A…
Rank this Week: 3570

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Jul 28

    NHTSA Warns Against "False Security" of Novelty Motorcycle Helmet

    NHTSA Warns Against "False Security" of Novelty Motorcycle Helmet
    The law requiring helmet use by motorcyclists in Florida was repealed 14 years ago this month, and since then, the number of riders donning a helmet has been halved -- to roughly 50 percent, according to the Sun Sentinel. What's especially…
  • Jul 27

    "Multiple Occurrences" in Insurance Law

    "Multiple Occurrences" in Insurance Law
    In cases where multiple injury victims seek compensation from at-fault party insurers, an issue that often arises is whether the injuries stemmed from one occurrence or multiple occurrences. Punta Gorda injury lawyers know this is often a…
  • Jul 26

    Federal Appeals Court Affirms Crash Case Dismissal, Florida Courts Might Have Different Outcome

    Federal Appeals Court Affirms Crash Case Dismissal, Florida Courts Might Have Different Outcome
    The lawsuit brought by the widow of a fatally injured motorcyclist was dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on the grounds that she failed to establish the defendant's owed a duty to her husband. Had the case been…
Rank this Week: 2165

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Summer Travel Safety Tips in New Hampshire

    Summer Travel Safety Tips in New Hampshire
    Keeping safe during any summer travel requires proper preparation. Taking the time to think ahead can prevent a vacation from being ruined.
  • Jul 18

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH
    On Wednesday morning July 16, 2014 a collision occurred at the intersection of Route 101A and Continental Boulevard in Merrimack NH. A Nashua woman who was struck by a dump truck in the driver’s side of her SUV was killed.
  • Jul 14

    100 M.P.H. is Reckless Driving in New Hampshire

    100 M.P.H. is Reckless Driving in New Hampshire
    Driving faster than 100 miles an hour is not only breaking the speed limit in New Hampshire, it is now classified as reckless driving. And a driver pulled over going that fast will likely face a hefty fine and mandatory loss of license.
Rank this Week: 4178

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 800

Sansone & Lauber Blog

Sansone & Lauber Blog

Covers personal injury topics.

http://www.sansonelaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    St Louis Intersection crash settles for Insurance Policy Limits of $100,000.00 — Evidence of Alcohol/Drug

    St Louis Intersection crash settles for Insurance Policy Limits of $100,000.00 — Evidence of Alcohol/Drug
    In the Missouri car accident case of Abigbe v Main, we represented the Plaintiff, a taxi cab driver that was t-boned at a St Louis intersection.  It was a hard fought case as the insurance company, State Farm, insisted that... The post…
  • Jul 27

    OSHA Warns Workers of the Dangers of Cell Tower Accident

    OSHA Warns Workers of the Dangers of Cell Tower Accident
    As cell phone use and wireless communication technology have expanded, the number of tower climbers injured and killed in cell tower accidents has increased sharply as well. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Jul 23

    Surprising Danger of Country Road

    Surprising Danger of Country Road
    Traffic accidents and fatalities are all too common on rural roadways. A recent study by TRIP, a non-profit group that researches and distributes information related to transportation, says that almost half of the 33,561 traffic deaths in the…
Rank this Week: 837

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Employers Dropping Long-Term Disability Insurance

    Employers Dropping Long-Term Disability Insurance
    Our Boston disability lawyers understand that many people need SSDI with costs of private insurance going up every billing period. According to a recent article in the Portland Herald Press, employers are starting to phase out benefits,…
  • Jul 23

    SSDI Cases: On Duration and the Recent Work Test

    SSDI Cases: On Duration and the Recent Work Test
    Our Boston disability lawyers understand that your work history may have as much of an effect on your level of benefits as your disability. A recent article in the Aiken Standard looks at what the author describes as a "draconian"…
  • Jul 18

    SSA to Educate the Public about What it Means to be Disabled

    SSA to Educate the Public about What it Means to be Disabled
    Our Boston disability lawyers know that the benefits appeals process can be a difficult and confusing process for claimants who do not have representation. A recent article from the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune discusses ongoing efforts by the…
Rank this Week: 4792

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 2649

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury law with an emphasis on products and drugs liability. By Sheff Law.

http://www.personalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    FDA CRACKS DOWN ON ILLEGALLY MARKETED DIABETES PRODUCTS

    FDA CRACKS DOWN ON ILLEGALLY MARKETED DIABETES PRODUCTS
    Between 1980 and 2010, the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the United States has nearly quadrupled. As a result, illegally sold products promising to prevent, treat or even cure diabetes flood the market at unprecedented rates. At best,…
  • Jul 26

    'AMERICAN HORROR STORY' WILL HELP WITH A CAMPAIGN TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF DECORATIVE CONTACT LENSES

    'AMERICAN HORROR STORY' WILL HELP WITH A CAMPAIGN TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF DECORATIVE CONTACT LENSES
    Colored or decorative contact lenses provide teens and young adults a novel and unique opportunity to change up their look. But the a joint campaign by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the…
  • Jul 25

    LASERS IN TOYS MAY CAUSE SERIOUS EYE INJURIES

    LASERS IN TOYS MAY CAUSE SERIOUS EYE INJURIES
    Lasers are undeniably cool. Anyone who has seen Luke Skywalker battle Darth Vader with a lightsaber knows that. In real life, these highly-concentrated light beams are used in medicine, weaponry, technology and even toys. But according to the…
Rank this Week: 3184

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Valedez v. Watkins Motor Lines - Crash Report Conclusions Improperly Admitted

    Valedez v. Watkins Motor Lines - Crash Report Conclusions Improperly Admitted
    A man seriously injured in a semi-truck crash will have a second chance to try his case, after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled conclusions of fault by the investigating officer were improperly admitted by the defense.…
  • Jul 25

    Passengers Injured in a Car Driven by a Negligent Driver

    Passengers Injured in a Car Driven by a Negligent Driver
    According to a recent article in the Citizen-Times, an Asheville woman was killed in an alcohol-related car accident. It has been reported that an SUV driving in excess of the posted speed limit drove into the median and rolled over. A…
  • Jul 23

    Carolina Car Accidents and Defective Auto Part

    Carolina Car Accidents and Defective Auto Part
    Our Winston-Salem car accident lawyers understand that a vehicle crash caused by a defectively manufactured part can involve a lot of discovery. In North Carolina, Chapter 99B of the General Statutes controls much of the procedure in these…
Rank this Week: 2550

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart in Automobile Accident Case

    Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart in Automobile Accident Case
    Nationally known comedian Tracy Morgan recently sued Walmart for an accident that left one person dead and several people hospitalized. On June 7, a truck driver for Walmart plowed into a limousine van carrying Tracy Morgan and several…
  • Jul 24

    Jury Awards $18 Million to San Francisco Giants Fan after Beating

    Jury Awards $18 Million to San Francisco Giants Fan after Beating
    A San Francisco man who was brutally beaten outside the Dodgers stadium was awarded almost $18 million in damages. The attack occurred on opening day in 2011. Bryan Stow, who was a Giants fan from Santa Cruz and the father of two young…
  • Jul 21

    San Francisco Cashier Reaches Settlement with Walgreen’s after Improper Termination

    San Francisco Cashier Reaches Settlement with Walgreen’s after Improper Termination
    A diabetic San Francisco woman who worked at Walgreen’s was fired after she ate a bag of chips without paying for them. She claims she ate the chips to stop a low blood sugar attack. The woman sued Walgreen’s for disability…
Rank this Week: 3766

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/
  • Jul 28

    Where Should You File Your Family Law Case?

    Where Should You File Your Family Law Case?
    The Difference Between Jurisdiction and Venue Jurisdiction and venue are two very different legal terms that are often, and wrongly, used interchangeably. Jurisdiction is the power of a court to adjudicate a case upon the merits and…
  • Jul 24

    How to Lock in Your Custody Agreement and Avoid an Appeal

    How to Lock in Your Custody Agreement and Avoid an Appeal
    The juvenile and domestic relations district courts (“J&DR courts”) in the Commonwealth of Virginia have jurisdiction over cases to determine child custody and visitation. While this jurisdiction is “concurrent”…
  • Jul 21

    Green Cards Through the Immigration Registry

    Green Cards Through the Immigration Registry
    I recently handled the immigration case of an individual who has resided in the U.S. since the late 1950s. Having entered on a farmworker visa and then falling out of status once the visa expired, my client filed for a green card based on a…
Rank this Week: 102

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jul 28

    Lawsuit Against Agent for Inadequate Insurance Limit

    Lawsuit Against Agent for Inadequate Insurance Limit
     The case of Barrick v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. and Jones, No. M2013-01773-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 27, 2014) first begins in 2008, when the Barrick family was sued after their minor son accidentally killed a motorcyclist in…
  • Jul 25

    Truck Driver Left Vehicle and Loses Protection Under UM Coverage

    Truck Driver Left Vehicle and Loses Protection Under UM Coverage
     An over-the-road truck driver parked his truck on the shoulder of a road, got out, walked across a five-lane highway to a convenience store, purchased a soft drink and chewing tobacco, walked back across the highway towards his truck,…
  • Jul 23

    Tennessee Insurance Coverage Decision

    Tennessee Insurance Coverage Decision
     In Cleveland Custom Stone v. Acuity Mutual Insurance Company, No. E2013-02132-COA-R3-CV (June 10, 2014), the Tennessee Court of Appeals considered a myriad of issues in a case concerning an insurance company’s failure to pay…
Rank this Week: 295

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Youthful Offender in Pharmacy Shooting Faces New Charge

    Youthful Offender in Pharmacy Shooting Faces New Charge
    In May 2009, two masked teenagers, one of them armed, stormed into Reliable Discount Pharmacy in an attempt to rob the place. The pharmacist, Jerome Ersland, opened fire, killing one of the would-be robbers and sending his armed companion…
  • Jul 24

    Man Sentenced for Rape of Classmates at Tulsa Convention

    Man Sentenced for Rape of Classmates at Tulsa Convention
    More than two years ago, we brought you the story of Brandon Brady, then a 19-year-old student with the High Plains Technology Center in Woodward. Brady had accompanied several special needs classmates on an overnight field trip to a Skills…
  • Jul 22

    Assault and Battery and Destruction of Property

    Assault and Battery and Destruction of Property
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Rank this Week: 3771

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Ready to Ride? Avoid These 5 Motorcycling Distraction

    Ready to Ride? Avoid These 5 Motorcycling Distraction
    There’s nothing like strapping on your gear, jumping on your bike and going for a ride on the open road. The freedom you feel on two wheels is like nothing else, and it can take you to another world. Unfortunately, … Continue…
  • Jul 28

    FINDING A GOOD PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY AFTER A TRUCK ACCIDENT

    FINDING A GOOD PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY AFTER A TRUCK ACCIDENT
    With truck accidents and fatalities on the rise, the amount of litigation stemming from these accidents is also sure to increase. It is vitally important that people who have been injured in truck accidents seek out high-quality legal…
  • Jul 25

    The Ten Most Common Birth Injuries Experienced by Newborns in Georgia

    The Ten Most Common Birth Injuries Experienced by Newborns in Georgia
    Every parent hopes their newborn child will enter this world happy and healthy. In most cases, this is exactly what occurs. In some rare instances, however, newborn children may suffer from a birth injury. Following are ten of the most…
Rank this Week: 4176

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Atlanta Bike Share Program Needs to Consider the Helmet Factor

    Atlanta Bike Share Program Needs to Consider the Helmet Factor
    Atlanta is set to soon launch its very first bike share program following cities across the country, including New York City, that already have their own bike share programs in place. These are exciting times for bicyclists, and there is a…
  • Jul 20

    Prescription Medications May Increase Risk of Drowsy Driving Accident

    Prescription Medications May Increase Risk of Drowsy Driving Accident
    Most motorists assume that if they have had their full eight hours of sleep and don’t take medications within a certain number of hours before driving, they are at a low risk of falling asleep at the wheel.  However, new data…
  • Jul 13

    Tips to Stay Safe in the Summer

    Tips to Stay Safe in the Summer
    The warm summer months are in full swing, and so are the numerous health and safety risks that are prevalent during this time. Both adults and children are exposed to the risks of being injured in auto accidents, dog bites, boating and…
Rank this Week: 2863

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Dangerous Loads on Trailers | Charlotte Semi-Truck Accident

    Dangerous Loads on Trailers | Charlotte Semi-Truck Accident
    Tractor Trailer Accidents from Dangerous Loads  Here in Charlotte, we have two (2) Interstate highways pass through and around our city. I-77 and I-85 are both major road corridors which have thousands of cars and trucks traveling at…
  • Jul 23

    New SC WC Commissioner | Rock Hill Workers Compensation

    New SC WC Commissioner | Rock Hill Workers Compensation
    How Workers Compensation Commissioners Become Commissioners  In South Carolina, workers compensation Commissioners are appointed by the Governor for six (6) year terms. Usually, they are lawyers who have practiced workers compensation…
  • Jul 22

    School Bus Accidents | Child Injury Case

    School Bus Accidents | Child Injury Case
      The American News Now also states that there are around 23 million children that ride in school busses each day around the nation. Of 17,000 those 23 million children, nearly 17,000 of those children are injured every day in some sort…
Rank this Week: 2792

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Matt Hardin Law.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Church-Bus Accident Kills One, Injures Several

    Church-Bus Accident Kills One, Injures Several
    Earlier this month, a group of teens from Indiana were involved in a fatal accident when their church bus crashed into another vehicle, killing the driver. According to a report by a local news source, the teens were in Tennessee on a mission…
  • Jul 25

    Tennessee Highway Patrol Steps Up DUI Enforcement in Honor of Accident Victim

    Tennessee Highway Patrol Steps Up DUI Enforcement in Honor of Accident Victim
    Earlier this month, Tennessee Highway Patrol set up a sobriety check point with the assistance from other organizations, as well as from help with the family of an accident victim who lost her life in a fatal drunk-driving accident last year.…
  • Jul 25

    Teen Killed in Tennessee Jet-Ski Accident

    Teen Killed in Tennessee Jet-Ski Accident
    Earlier this month in Sullivan County, a 14-year-old girl was killed when she was involved in a personal watercraft accident with her father. According to a report by a local news source, the accident occurred on Boone Lake, on a Friday…
Rank this Week: 4099

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Jul 27

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 3)

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 3)
    As we discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of our blog series, cruise ship accidents have seemed to occur with greater frequency lately, but it’s not necessarily because a greater number of accidents are happening. It only appears that way…
  • Jul 26

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 2)

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 2)
    In Part 1 of our three-part blog series, we discussed a pressing matter that’s been on the minds of several people lately, including each admiralty attorney at our firm – cruise ship accidents. Though the cruise industry has never…
  • Jul 25

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 1)

    Is the Cruise Ship Accident Rate Really Increasing? (Part 1)
    These days, it’s hard to turn on the TV or read a newspaper without hearing about a tragic accident involving a cruise ship. Whether it’s a mechanical issue or Norovirus outbreak, cruise lines seem to be constantly plagued with…
Rank this Week: 135

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Police: Daytona Nursing Home Abuse Investigation Blocked

    Police: Daytona Nursing Home Abuse Investigation Blocked
    Daytona Beach police allege an investigation into a probable case of sexual assault against a nursing home patient has been stonewalled by the facility, which has refused to allow detectives to interview either patients or health care…
  • Jul 25

    Child Drownings in Florida Persist Through Summer

    Child Drownings in Florida Persist Through Summer
    Tragedy has gripped a family in northern Florida after the drowning death of a 4-year-old girl in the family's pool occurred at a gathering where 19 people were present. Authorities believe the child slipped away and was reaching for an…
  • Jul 23

    Daytona Beach Traffic Accidents - High Risk of Tire Defects in Focu

    Daytona Beach Traffic Accidents - High Risk of Tire Defects in Focu
    For more than a decade, consumer advocates have argued for improved standards to help consumers tell the age of vehicle tires and determine when a tire might be "expired." However, our Daytona car accident lawyers understand they may be…
Rank this Week: 4651

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    The Role of the “Science Lawyer” in Modern Litigation

    The Role of the “Science Lawyer” in Modern Litigation
    “For the rational study of the law the blackletter man may be the man of the present, but the man of the future is the man of statistics and the master of economics.”[1] “Judges commonly are elderly men, and are more likely…
  • Jul 25

    Conflict of Interest Regulations Apply Symmetrically

    Conflict of Interest Regulations Apply Symmetrically
    Last week, a federal judge ruled that working as a plaintiffs’ expert witness in tobacco litigation or as consultants for pharmaceutical companies with tobacco-cessation medications was a conflict of interest, which invalidated a FDA…
  • Jul 24

    Subgroups — Subpar Statistical Practice versus Fraud

    Subgroups — Subpar Statistical Practice versus Fraud
    Several people have asked me why I do not enable comments on this blog.  Although some bloggers (e.g., Deborah Mayo’s Error Statistics site) have had great success in generating interesting and important discussions, I have seen…
Rank this Week: 1361

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Salsarita’s at Walmart Sickens 275 with Shigella

    Salsarita’s at Walmart Sickens 275 with Shigella
    Salsarita’s Restaurant in the Walmart Home Office Café in Bentonville has reopened following a Shigella outbreak that made 275 sick in nine states according to the Benton County Health Department.  According to...…
  • Jul 26

    Where were the Listeria Nectarines, Peaches, Plums and Pluots Sold?

    Where were the Listeria Nectarines, Peaches, Plums and Pluots Sold?
    When the FDA and Wawona Packing announced a recall of certain “stone fruits” due to a positive Listeria test, it appeared to be a somewhat standard, and likely limited recall.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 24

    Another Family Impacted by Salmonella – Tainted Peanut Butter from PCA

    Another Family Impacted by Salmonella – Tainted Peanut Butter from PCA
     In 2009 Vernon Knudsen was 74 years old and lived with his loving wife, Marjorie, in the small town of Onalaska, Texas, just north of Houston.  Vernon was happily retired... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 23

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Arkansas Salsarita’s Restaurant Linked to Shigella Outbreak

    Arkansas Salsarita’s Restaurant Linked to Shigella Outbreak
    Salsarita’s Restaurant in the Walmart Home Office Café in Bentonville has reopened following a Shigella outbreak that made 275 sick in nine states according to the Benton County Health Department.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 21

    Indiana and Michigan Report Increase in Shigella

    Indiana and Michigan Report Increase in Shigella
    With over 200 cases of shigellosis reported in the state and many parents in Indiana are keeping children out of the water where it’s believed many are contracting the illness.... Continue Reading
  • Jun 28

    Salsarita’s Restaurant: 158 with Shigella after 9 Health Code Violation

    Salsarita’s Restaurant: 158 with Shigella after 9 Health Code Violation
    According to the Arkansas State Health Department dozens of employees at Walmart home office in Bentonville are overcoming an outbreak of Shigellosis.  The Salsarita’s Restaurant at the Walmart Home Office... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1010

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
  • Jul 27

    Illinois and Federal Rules of Procedure Results Compared in Missed Filing Date

    Illinois and Federal Rules of Procedure Results Compared in Missed Filing Date
    The federal court rules are different than those in Illinois. Lawyers who may be used to operating under the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure need to be aware of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 59(a), which says, “A motion to alter or…
  • Jul 20

    Illinois Appellate Court Rules on Case of Piercing the Corporate Veil

    Illinois Appellate Court Rules on Case of Piercing the Corporate Veil
    In a case involving a default judgment in the amount of $421,582 against an Illinois corporation, Mama Gramm’s Bakery requested that a Cook County judge pierce the corporate veil of Silver Fox Pastry and put the liability on Haitham…
  • Jul 20

    $100,000 Verdict for Rear-End Highway Crash Causing Cervical Spine Damage

    $100,000 Verdict for Rear-End Highway Crash Causing Cervical Spine Damage
    On Oct. 2, 2009, the car driven by defendant Monica Carroll, a 57-year-old attorney, rear-ended James Anderson’s car on northbound Illinois Interstate 94 between Lake Cook Road and Route 22.  Anderson was a 66-year-old retiree who…
Rank this Week: 3307

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Howe v. MMG Ins. Co. – Dangerous Dog Bite Liability in Maine

    Howe v. MMG Ins. Co. – Dangerous Dog Bite Liability in Maine
    During the summer in Maine, we inevitably see an uptick of dog bites as more folks are out-and-about enjoying the nice weather. Many are accompanied by their dogs, or they may be more lax regarding their dog’s outdoor enclosures.…
  • Jul 17

    Bangor Injury Lawyers Must Often Fight for Uninsured Motorist Coverage

    Bangor Injury Lawyers Must Often Fight for Uninsured Motorist Coverage
    A Bangor man is facing numerous charges following a hit-and-run crash that occurred late one recent weeknight. According to the Bangor Daily News, the 32-year-old crashed into a moving van that was parked on Ohio Street. Inside the van, a…
  • Jul 7

    Fatigued Truckers a Serious Problem in Maine

    Fatigued Truckers a Serious Problem in Maine
    A large truck crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed one of his colleagues recently spotlighted the ongoing problem with truck driver fatigue. The trucker had reportedly been awake for 24 hours prior to the wreck. Just…
Rank this Week: 2730

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 148

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Sweet Paprika Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella

    Sweet Paprika Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella
    The TJX Companies, Inc. today announced it is recalling “ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder products as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Upon learning of the potential risk... Continue Reading
  • Jul 26

    Unnamed Organic Carob Powder Supplier Prompts Salmonella Recall

    Unnamed Organic Carob Powder Supplier Prompts Salmonella Recall
    CaCoCo, Inc. has been notified by its supplier of a recall of Organic Carob Powder due to possible health risks related to Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that can... Continue Reading
  • Jul 17

    84 Sick from Salmonella Chia in Canada and United State

    84 Sick from Salmonella Chia in Canada and United State
    As of July 14, 2014, a total of 25 ill persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Newport (16 persons), Salmonella Hartford (7 persons), or Salmonella Oranienburg (2 persons)... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 365