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Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Jun 21

    What Happens if I Miss my Court Date?

    What Happens if I Miss my Court Date?
    Many people have asked what happens if I miss my court date?  In New Jersey like every state in the United States failing to appear in court when you are required to is a very serious matter and one that you should not take lightly.…
  • Jun 17

    Can a Security Guard Arrest You?

    Can a Security Guard Arrest You?
    It is a frequent theme in movies and television shows. A person slides a shirt or item into their bag and then casually tries to walk out of a store. Moments later a security guard springs across a table and tackles the person and places them…
  • Jun 15

    Should I take a Plea Deal?

    Should I take a Plea Deal?
    If you have been charged with a crime you probably are familiar with what a plea deal is or at least heard the term.  However, many people are unaware of the complex process that can go on in to making and executing a plea. It is…
Rank this Week: 973

Food Safety and Risk Management

Food Safety and Risk Management

Covers food safety and food liability issues, such as minimizing the risk of and responding to food recalls. By Steven A. Kronenberg.

http://foodlawblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Tip Skimming from Waitstaff is a Serious and Under-Reported Problem

    Tip Skimming from Waitstaff is a Serious and Under-Reported Problem
    Food safety is about more than just pathogens and pesticides. It’s also about making sure that the people who grow, process, cook, and serve our food have safe working conditions and are treated fairly. Tips provide a substantial…
  • Oct 22

    Shigella Food Poisoning Outbreak Closes San Jose Restaurant

    Shigella Food Poisoning Outbreak Closes San Jose Restaurant
    (Photo credits: http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_28995979/update-dozens-sickened-12-intensive-care-after-eating; KGO ABC 7 News.) The Santa Clara County Health Department has closed Mariscos San Juan, a San Jose, California seafood…
  • Oct 22

    Shigella Food Poisoning Outbreak Closes San Jose Restaurant

    Shigella Food Poisoning Outbreak Closes San Jose Restaurant
    (Photo credits: http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_28995979/update-dozens-sickened-12-intensive-care-after-eating; KGO ABC 7 News.) The Santa Clara County Health Department has closed Mariscos San Juan, a San Jose, California seafood…
Rank this Week: 759

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016
    Here is an interesting look at the first 20 medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Maryland in 2016 with a brief summary of plaintiff’s allegations in the case. Hall v. Genesis Healthcare, LLC (filed on January 4, 2016): This is a bed…
  • May 9

    New Spoliation Opinion

    New Spoliation Opinion
    I have always had an interest in spoliation of evidence.  Spoliation is the negligent or intentional destruction or alteration of evidence or the failure to preserve evidence for relevant to future, and sometimes even pending,…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland E-Filing Update

    Maryland E-Filing Update
    I’m passing along the latest information on Maryland transition to e-filing. In 2014, the Maryland Judiciary launched the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system – a project that modernizes current case management systems and…
Rank this Week: 748

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Report: Drivers Face Few Penalties for Cycling Death

    Report: Drivers Face Few Penalties for Cycling Death
    Last fall, a 54-year-old cyclist was struck by a pickup truck driver in Melbourne. The impact sent her flying over the handlebars. First responders, fighting to save her life, found her phone and sent her husband a text message: “Been…
  • Jun 18

    NHTSA: Florida Pedestrian Accident Fatalities on the Rise

    NHTSA: Florida Pedestrian Accident Fatalities on the Rise
    Florida has a bad reputation when it comes to pedestrian accidents, and the latest report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) doesn’t offer any redemption.  The report reveals that not only did the…
  • Jun 11

    Regulators Move to Make Back Seats Safer

    Regulators Move to Make Back Seats Safer
    Crash test dummies will soon be taking a back seat.  With an increasing number of people relying on ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced plans to update its…
Rank this Week: 766

Texas Personal Injury Law Blog

Texas Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers Texas personal injury law, local Houston and regional personal injury news and a side of legal humor. By Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.

http://www.simmonsandfletcher.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Hot Car Deaths in Texas Summer Heat Have Already Started

    Hot Car Deaths in Texas Summer Heat Have Already Started
    As summer reaches its height, a large number of small children perish inside hot cars. Most recently, in Houston, a 3-year old walked out of his family’s home, climbed into the family’s car to retrieve a toy, and because the child…
  • Jun 15

    Takata Airbag Recall – Largest in United States History

    Takata Airbag Recall – Largest in United States History
    On May 8, 2016, the United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated an extensive recall of Takata air bag inflators after the agency determined that the inflators’ tendency to…
  • May 22

    Texas Landowner Liability Case

    Texas Landowner Liability Case
    About a year ago the Texas Supreme Court issued an important decision dealing with the legal responsibility that a property owner owes to contractors and subcontractors that are invited onto his or her property to perform work. Most…
Rank this Week: 1208

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Matthew D. Kaplan.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Disturbing News About the Takata Airbag Recall

    Disturbing News About the Takata Airbag Recall
    I have written on many occasions about the scandal surrounding the millions of defective airbags manufactured by the Takata Corporation. These “have been linked to at least 13 deaths worldwide and more than 100 injuries,”…
  • Jun 13

    Oregon Truck Crash Kills One

    Oregon Truck Crash Kills One
    An illegal pass attempted by the driver of a semi-truck near Burns last week left the driver of an oncoming car dead and her passenger hospitalized in critical condition, according to The Oregonian. The newspaper writes that the Oregon truck…
  • Jun 9

    Medical Debt Has a Long Overdue Moment on Center Stage

    Medical Debt Has a Long Overdue Moment on Center Stage
    John Oliver made a big splash last weekend by highlighting the unsettling, and ridiculously lightly-regulated, world of medical debt collection, but a much longer and more serious story published a few days earlier by NPR adds significant…
Rank this Week: 938

Food Liability Law Blog

Food Liability Law Blog

Covers emerging legal threats to the food industry. By Kenneth Odza of Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.foodliabilitylaw.com/
  • Jun 17

    FDA Offers Webinar to Review Recent Nutrition Facts Labeling Final Rule

    FDA Offers Webinar to Review Recent Nutrition Facts Labeling Final Rule
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to host a webinar on Monday, June 27, 2016, to review the agency’s recent Nutrition Facts Labeling Final Rules and what industry needs to know about the changes to nutrition facts…
  • Jun 7

    Food 2.0 Event Reviews Natural and Organic Food Landscape and Prospect

    Food 2.0 Event Reviews Natural and Organic Food Landscape and Prospect
    Stoel Rives LLP is proud to sponsor the 2016 Food 2.0 event taking place today through June 9, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.  The annual event brings together manufacturers, service providers, investors, companies, consultants and…
  • May 20

    FDA’s Nutrition Facts Panel Gets a Makeover

    FDA’s Nutrition Facts Panel Gets a Makeover
    In a major step aimed at helping consumers maintain healthy dietary practices, the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on a new nutrition facts panel that will be required on the back of packaged food and…
Rank this Week: 1021

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?
    The tragic news from Disney World in Orlando, Florida this week of a toddler being carried away and killed by an alligator in a lagoon on Disney property has sent waves of terror in every parent whose child has ever waded into any water other…
  • Jun 17

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?
    The tragic news from Disney World in Orlando, Florida this week of a toddler being carried away and killed by an alligator in a lagoon on Disney property has sent waves of terror in every parent whose child has ever waded into any water other…
  • Jun 9

    Who Is Legally Responsible for a Suicide?

    Who Is Legally Responsible for a Suicide?
    Many of you know that as President of the State Bar of Georgia I began a statewide effort to reduce suicides among attorneys, which was occurring at an alarming rate. I created the State Bar’s “How To Save a Life” program…
Rank this Week: 820

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

Discusses nursing home neglect & abuse, medical malpractice, consumer protection and civil rights.

http://reinanlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 17

    Ready, Set . . . Great Race!

    Ready, Set . . . Great Race!
    J Reinan is participating in the Hemmings Motor News Great Race for the fourth consecutive year, and has arrived in San Francisco for the launch of the 2016 festivities and journey. Click here to read...
  • May 23

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case
    The Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C. represents the surviving spouse of Gerald Propp in her claims brought against Mr. Propp’s former assisted living facility, Atria Park of Applewood in Lakewood, Colorado. As detailed in...
  • Apr 8

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project
    To read the article, including J Reinan’s comments on this hotly contested local issue, follow the link here: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_29742965/northeast-denver-flood-control-project-could-spark-lawsuit
Rank this Week: 1078

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney…

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia truck accidents, trucking litigation, and trucking regulations. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.georgiatruckaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia
    In the spring of 2015, there were two separate five-fatality truck crashes on I-16 in Georgia. Both were equally lethal and egregious. In both cases, there were at least indications that a truck driver fell asleep before running over a line…
  • Jun 9

    Georgia truck driver kills 3 on icy road in Vermont

    Georgia truck driver kills 3 on icy road in Vermont
    Federal rules require tractor trailer drivers to use "extreme caution" in hazardous conditions, and to crawl or pull over when driving on ice. The Commercial Drivers License Manual tells them to "crawl" or pull over. The post Georgia truck…
  • Mar 13

    What are the main causes of large truck crashes?

    What are the main causes of large truck crashes?
    Imagine that a commercial airliner crashed every other week in the United States, month after month, year after year. That is the level of carnage we have today in large truck crashes on America’s highways. In 2013, there were 3,964…
Rank this Week: 1028

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

Covers workers’ compensation law and drug injuries. By Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jun 16

    Congratulations to Partner Matthew Funk, New President Elect of NYSTLA

    Congratulations to Partner Matthew Funk, New President Elect of NYSTLA
    On June 14, Partner Matthew Funk was formally installed as President Elect of the New York Association of Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyers (NYSTLA). Mr. Funk handles workers compensation cases for Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh…
  • Jun 7

    Please Join the Fight to Pass Lavern’s Law

    Please Join the Fight to Pass Lavern’s Law
    Lavern Wilkinson was a single mom with a severely handicapped daughter who died in March 2013 from a curable form of lung cancer.  She had gone to the Emergency room at Kings County Hospital in 2010 with a terrible cough.  The staff…
  • May 23

    Prom Season – Keeping Our Kids Safe. Understanding The Law.

    Prom Season – Keeping Our Kids Safe. Understanding The Law.
    We are currently in the midst of prom season. It is an exciting time for both teens and their parents, and is a dream come true for many girls as it means new shoes, a new dress, and a day of beauty at the hair and nail salon. It also a step…
Rank this Week: 1072

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 653

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/
  • Jun 15

    Nurses Caught on Video Abusing Nursing Home Resident in Queens, NY

    Nurses Caught on Video Abusing Nursing Home Resident in Queens, NY
    On June 2, 2016, two nurses were indicted after being caught on video surveillance ignoring an injured patient at Peninsula Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  The incident occurred in October 2015. A 51 year old disabled male patient…
  • Jun 15

    Buffalo Nursing Aide Arrested for Physically Abusing Resident

    Buffalo Nursing Aide Arrested for Physically Abusing Resident
    Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the arrest of a certified nurse aide in Buffalo, NY on June 14, 2016.  Angelene Burton, 53, is charged with slapping an 88 year old nursing home resident. She was arrested after a…
  • Jun 2

    CMS Survey Shows Decrease in Nursing Home Deficiencie

    CMS Survey Shows Decrease in Nursing Home Deficiencie
    The Nursing Home Data Compendium for 2015 was published March 25, 2016 and showed the percentage of nursing homes with deficiency-free surveys is increasing; this data was collected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).…
Rank this Week: 1150

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida motor vehicle accidents, personal injury laws and wrongful death claims. By Jason Turchin.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Boy Killed By Gator After Attack Near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Beach

    Boy Killed By Gator After Attack Near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Beach
    A 2 year old child was reportedly attacked and killed by a gator near Disney’s Grand Floridian hotel beach and dragged further into the Seven Seas Lagoon water. Cops allegedly killed at least five gators in the waters while searching…
  • May 14

    Recalled 2016 and 2017 Suburu Legacy and Outback Cars Could Lose Control

    Recalled 2016 and 2017 Suburu Legacy and Outback Cars Could Lose Control
    A recent CBS News report revealed that Suburu is recalling certain 2016 and 2017 Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns that the steering could fail and they could lose control. According to the report, Suburu advises owners not to…
  • Mar 22

    Takata Airbag Explosions Continue To Injure Honda Drivers Despite Recall

    Takata Airbag Explosions Continue To Injure Honda Drivers Despite Recall
    Just two weeks ago, a Fort Lauderdale man broke his jaw when the Takata airbag console in his 2001 Honda Accord literally exploded, detached from the steering wheel, and struck him in the face. My law firm has been retained to represent…
Rank this Week: 789

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/
  • Jun 15

    States File Pelvic Mesh Implant Injury Lawsuit

    States File Pelvic Mesh Implant Injury Lawsuit
    Attorneys general for Washington state and California have filed lawsuits against health care and products giant Johnson & Johnson over allegations the company for years misrepresented the risk of its pelvic mesh devices.  According…
  • Jun 12

    Lik v. L.A. Fitness – Gym Injury Lawsuit to Proceed

    Lik v. L.A. Fitness – Gym Injury Lawsuit to Proceed
    Anyone who engages in a sport or other physical activity understands there may be some inherent risks involved. If you aren’t in shape, you could pull a muscle. If the game involves tackling, you might get knocked hard to the…
  • Jun 10

    In re H.E.B. Grocery Co. – Injury Plaintiff Must Submit to Medical Exam

    In re H.E.B. Grocery Co. – Injury Plaintiff Must Submit to Medical Exam
    Plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits are often required to submit to physical examinations of their injuries by doctors chosen by the defense. These exams are sometimes referred to as “independent medical exams,” but make no…
Rank this Week: 742

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 744

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Ajuua’s Restaurant Linked to as many as two dozen Salmonella Illnesse

    Ajuua’s Restaurant Linked to as many as two dozen Salmonella Illnesse
    According to Food Safety News, at least eleven people, including seven employees of Ajuua’s Mexican Restaurant, are confirmed with Salmonella infections related to the restaurant. The root cause of the... Continue Reading
  • Jun 11

    Salmonella Outbreak at Ajuua’s Mexican Restaurant

    Salmonella Outbreak at Ajuua’s Mexican Restaurant
    According to Odessa press, Ector County Texas Health Department Director Gino Solla said Friday afternoon the total number of people who have lab-confirmed cases of Salmonella has increased by one,... Continue Reading
  • May 14

    Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Taylor Farms Organic Kale

    Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Taylor Farms Organic Kale
    Pacific Coast Fruit Company posted the following recall notice: Reason:  Salmonella Pack/Codes:  The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) are investigating an outbreak…
Rank this Week: 697

Botulism Blog

Botulism Blog

Surveillance and analysis on Botulism news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark, LLP.

http://www.botulismblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Botulism Outbreak at Mississippi Prison

    Botulism Outbreak at Mississippi Prison
    The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a botulism outbreak at the federal prison in Yazoo City after 17 inmates became ill from drinking homemade alcohol. Last week, the inmates... Continue Reading
  • Feb 29

    Canned Goods Likely Cause of Washington Botulism Death

    Canned Goods Likely Cause of Washington Botulism Death
    The Washington State Public Health Laboratory confirmed botulism was the cause of two deaths in Grant County earlier in February. The deaths were announced on Feb. 19th by the Grant County... Continue Reading
  • Feb 19

    Canned food may be behind the recent deaths of two people in Grant County Washington

    Canned food may be behind the recent deaths of two people in Grant County Washington
    Heath officials are investigating the death of two people that was likely caused by botulism. Leaders at the Grant County Health District (GCHD) said it is still early in the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1009

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Speed and Age Found to be Important Considerations in Fatal Pedestrian Accident

    Speed and Age Found to be Important Considerations in Fatal Pedestrian Accident
    In 2011, a researcher from the Triple AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety published a report on the death rate in pedestrian-car accidents based on federal study of car crashes from 1994-1998; the study found the faster a car was going or…
  • Jun 2

    Former Coney Island Hospital Physician Alarmed by Substandard Care at the Facility

    Former Coney Island Hospital Physician Alarmed by Substandard Care at the Facility
    A pediatrician recently recounted his experience at Coney Island Hospital as a resident to the New York Post.  The MD reportedly witnessed terrible patient care, especially for children. The physician wished to remain anonymous as he…
  • May 18

    New Bill Proposes Minimum Staff Requirements in NY Hospital

    New Bill Proposes Minimum Staff Requirements in NY Hospital
    On May 6, 2016 six rallies were held throughout the state of New York by the Nurses Association to gain support for a bill that will create a standard for nurse to patient ratios. The bill, called Safe Staffing for Quality Care, calls for…
Rank this Week: 809

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?
    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our Georgian friends and neighbors is, “Do I really need a bankruptcy lawyer?” Since bankruptcy lawyers charge fees to file a client’s bankruptcy case, a person who…
  • Jun 14

    Financial Tips for New Graduate

    Financial Tips for New Graduate
    Congratulations! Whether you just graduated from a Georgia high school, college, law school, or medical school, you should give yourself a big pat on the back for all of your accomplishments and for entering a new and exciting chapter in your…
  • May 11

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan
    Congratulations! If you are reading this, then you likely have a son or daughter who is graduating high school this May and will be going off to college in the Fall. Right now is a wonderful time to celebrate our Georgia grads and wish them…
Rank this Week: 927

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/
  • Jun 14

    Losing Evidence Could Damage a Personal Injury Case

    Losing Evidence Could Damage a Personal Injury Case
    We prove personal injury claims at trial by presenting evidence. That much is obvious. Although sometimes third parties have important evidence, often the most vital evidence is in the hands of the Plaintiff (the injured person) or the…
  • Jun 1

    Traumatic Brain Injury Can Be Silent But Damaging

    Traumatic Brain Injury Can Be Silent But Damaging
    Normally, when someone is injured as a result of an accident, they know it. They have pain, they are bleeding, or have any number of symptoms. But there is an injury that is often hidden, and which may not manifest itself until time passes,…
  • May 10

    Admitting Expert Testimony in Injury Trial

    Admitting Expert Testimony in Injury Trial
    A personal injury trial can require knowledge of much more than just personal injury laws. A lawyer often needs to present argument and testimony that go beyond law and into varying fields of expertise. A medical malpractice case will require…
Rank this Week: 680

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Jun 13

    Cap on 104 Weeks of Indemnity Declared Unconstitutional

    Cap on 104 Weeks of Indemnity Declared Unconstitutional
    The Florida Supreme Court on June 9, 2016 in the case of Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, Case No. SC13-1976 declared SFA440.15(2)(a) unconstitutional.  That provision sought to limit disability benefits to an injured worker to only…
  • May 24

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA
    In Miles vs. City of Edgewater Police, 1D15-0165 the First District Court of Appeal declared Florida Statutes 440.105(3)(c) and 440.34 unconstitutional because they infringe on the Claimant’s right to contract to pay attorney’s…
  • May 10

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician
    Are ex parte communications between a nurse case manager and a physician permissible?  The answer to this question truly depends on whether the nurse case manager is a qualified rehabilitative provider performing a reemployment…
Rank this Week: 969

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law issues, cases and news with a focus on Tennessee. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseelawblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    System to Recall Defective Tires ‘Completely Broken,’ According to Official

    System to Recall Defective Tires ‘Completely Broken,’ According to Official
    Most of us drive vehicles to and from work and to take our kids where they need to go each day. This means we need our vehicles to be safe and reliable for our loved ones and families. Unfortunately, sometimes vehicles have faulty parts such…
  • Jun 6

    Tennessee Pedestrian and Bicyclist Deaths Higher than in the last Twenty Year

    Tennessee Pedestrian and Bicyclist Deaths Higher than in the last Twenty Year
    As the Tennessee grows, tragic accidents between cars and people have dramatically risen.  In fact, there have been one hundred and twenty pedestrians and bicyclists killed as of December 29, 2015.  Six  other pedestrians died…
  • May 18

    Department of Justice Launches Targeted Elder Justice Task Force

    Department of Justice Launches Targeted Elder Justice Task Force
    To help combat the epidemic of elder abuse, on March 30th of 2016, the Department of Justice  made an announcement about the formal launch of 10 regional Elder Justice Task Forces designed to identify nursing homes and other long-term…
Rank this Week: 882

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: 666

Tennessee Injury Attorney Blog

Tennessee Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, bus accidents and drunk driving accidents. By Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.knoxvilleinjury.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 654

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/
  • Jun 8

    Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida Up 23 Percent

    Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida Up 23 Percent
    The number of people killed in Florida motorcycle accidents is on the rise.  Florida reported that from 2014 to 2015, the number of people killed on motorcycles went from 449 to 554. That’s a more than 23 percent increase,…
  • Jun 6

    FWC: Florida Boating Accidents Up in 2015

    FWC: Florida Boating Accidents Up in 2015
    Boating in Florida was more dangerous last year, with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reporting the number of boating accidents statewide shot up by 23 percent compared to the prior year..  Lee County was…
  • Jun 4

    Kotlyer v. Metro Casualty Insurance Co. – Florida Car Accident Default Judgment Improper

    Kotlyer v. Metro Casualty Insurance Co. – Florida Car Accident Default Judgment Improper
    Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeal recently weighed the issue of whether it was proper to grant default judgment against the owner of a vehicle in a car accident lawsuit when there had not yet been a determination on the liability…
Rank this Week: 1191

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car collisions and Georgia personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Kevin C. Ford.

http://www.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 7

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog
    I am an admitted dog lover.  From a review of my pictures as a toddler to the present, it is clear that dogs have been and still are a large part of my life.  My wife just reminded me that I should also mention that she brought…
  • Jun 7

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog

    Georgia Dog Owners Can Sue For Injury Or Death Of Dog
    I am an admitted dog lover.  From a review of my pictures as a toddler to the present, it is clear that dogs have been and still are a large part of my life.  My wife just reminded me that I should also mention that she brought…
  • Apr 27

    Motorist Strikes 3 Children With Car in Atlanta

    Motorist Strikes 3 Children With Car in Atlanta
    Bellwood: Community comes together to mourn loss of star child student The northwest Atlanta neighborhood of Bellwood is still in deep mourning following a vehicle incident which resulted in the death of one child and critically injuring…
Rank this Week: 696

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
  • Mar 12

    Mental Illness: 10 Things you May Not Know

    Mental Illness: 10 Things you May Not Know
    Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans suffer from a mental disorder? That’s approximately 57.7 million people ages 18 and older. The month of May has been designated to observe mental disorders, and we have been doing so since 1949. Every…
Rank this Week: 787

Burn Pit Claims

Burn Pit Claims

An analysis of trends and developments of claims arising out of exposures in Iraq and Afghanistan to burn pits. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://burnpitclaims.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 976

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Jun 2

    Keith Brais Selected as Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyer

    Keith Brais Selected as Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyer
    Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers has selected our managing partner Keith Brais as a 2016 inductee into Super Lawyers. This distinct honor is enjoyed by less than 5 percent of all attorneys. What is particularly impressive is that Keith has…
  • Jun 2

    Keith Brais Selected as Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyer

    Keith Brais Selected as Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyer
    Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers has selected our managing partner Keith Brais as a 2016 inductee into Super Lawyers. This distinct honor is enjoyed by less than 5 percent of all attorneys. What is particularly impressive is that Keith has…
  • Jun 23

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC

    Injured Louisiana Carnival Cruise Passenger Hires BBRC
    The cruise passenger injury lawyers of BBRC have been retained to represent a Louisiana woman who fell due to an unreasonably slippery deck aboard the Carnival Elation cruise ship. The slip and fall occurred on the ship's Lido deck. The…
Rank this Week: 642

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    A Lawyers’ Listserv Gets SCOTUS Recognition

    A Lawyers’ Listserv Gets SCOTUS Recognition
    It came as a shock to everyone in our informal listserv group that was sworn in on Tuesday to the Supreme Court bar. When we entered the building, we were asked what group we were from. Ummm, each of us stuttered, a group of trial lawyers…
  • Jun 1

    Do You Solemnly Swear…(Sworn in at SCOTUS)

    Do You Solemnly Swear…(Sworn in at SCOTUS)
    And so it came to pass, on the 31st day of May, in the 239th year of our nation’s independence, that my name was called on a motion for admission to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. Chief Justice John Roberts, in his…
  • May 27

    Anticipation — Of Getting Sworn in to SCOTUS

    Anticipation — Of Getting Sworn in to SCOTUS
    One of my fantasies failed to materialize: I had hoped that, over the course of the last couple months, some judge would demand that I appear in court on May 31st. “Sorry judge,” I was prepared to say, ” I already have an…
Rank this Week: 1042

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Covers current events and issues in personal injury and medical malpractice law. By Levine & Slavit.

http://www.newyorkinjuries.com/blog
  • May 31

    Electrical Accidents Rank Sixth Among All Causes of U.S. Work-Related Death

    Electrical Accidents Rank Sixth Among All Causes of U.S. Work-Related Death
    Electrical accidents rank sixth among all causes of work-related deaths in the United States and are both fatal and costly. Recently, the Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) has taken actions to improve the safety of its workers through…
  • May 25

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation
    On February 13, a massive pileup on I-78 in Pennsylvania that involved 64 vehicles and sent 73 people to hospitals is currently under investigation. Among the three fatalities was a 50-year Long Island resident who died at the scene.
  • May 18

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015
    Recently, New York Daily News reported that in 2015, there were more than 2,800 personal injury claims filed by inmates in city jails against the New York City Department of Correction. This is a 27 percent…
Rank this Week: 1237

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Covers defamation, internet law and torts. By BerlikLaw LLC.

http://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/
  • May 29

    Public Official Suing Local Paper Will Need to Prove Malice

    Public Official Suing Local Paper Will Need to Prove Malice
    When local politicians sue media defendants over false and defamatory stories related to their official conduct, they need to show that the article in question was published with actual malice. That means that it’s not enough to show…
  • May 16

    If Substantial Danger to Reputation Not Apparent, Plaintiff’s Burden Is Higher

    If Substantial Danger to Reputation Not Apparent, Plaintiff’s Burden Is Higher
    In Virginia, when a defamation action is brought by a private individual (as opposed to a public figure), the plaintiff will usually only need to establish negligence to meet the “intent” element required to prevail in such…
  • Apr 25

    Minor Factual Discrepancies Won’t Support Defamation Action

    Minor Factual Discrepancies Won’t Support Defamation Action
    You may have heard that truth is a complete defense to an action for libel or slander. This is essentially correct, but it would be more accurate to say that to win a defamation case, the plaintiff must be able to prove that the statements at…
Rank this Week: 909

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

Blog about current issues in Mississippi law including personal injury, divorce and insurance.

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • May 26

    Rib time!

    Rib time!
    Cooking ribs is a constant work in progress for me.  Add this, remove that, more time / less heat, higher heat / less time, foil time, type of wood for smoke, new rubs, types of sugar, etc.  There are so many variables in cooking…
  • May 25

    Can I have a pit bull where in live in Mississippi?

    Can I have a pit bull where in live in Mississippi?
    Yes, I realize that after yesterday’s Dog Bite Laws in Mississippi post, this is the second post in two days about dogs.  I had this information from previous dog bite cases our firm has handled and intended to update it for last…
  • May 24

    Dog Bite Laws in Mississippi

    Dog Bite Laws in Mississippi
    According to The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, over 800,000 of those bites require medical attention and roughly half of the dog bites that require medical attention…
Rank this Week: 897

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers\' compensation. By Needle Law Firm .

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 911

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration Releases Nursing Home Survey Finding

    Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration Releases Nursing Home Survey Finding
    The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration regulates nursing homes throughout the state.  As part of this process, every six months, the agency releases its survey findings and this month it released its inspection ratings for the…
  • May 11

    Enough is Enough: Seven Motorcycle Accident Deaths in Jacksonville in the Last Ten Day

    Enough is Enough: Seven Motorcycle Accident Deaths in Jacksonville in the Last Ten Day
    The greater Jacksonville area has had a rash of tragic motorcycle accidents causing fatalities during the last ten days.  Four of these accidents involved a vehicle that failed to yield to the motorcyclist when making a left turn.…
  • Feb 3

    More Problems at the Harts Harbor Nursing Home in North Jacksonville

    More Problems at the Harts Harbor Nursing Home in North Jacksonville
    A Jacksonville nursing home that our firm has sued on two occasions for causing the death of elderly residents has made the news for another death. As reported by Jacksonville’s Channel Four News , a resident at the Harts Harbor…
Rank this Week: 949

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • May 16

    Yet Another Deadly Charter Bus Wreck

    Yet Another Deadly Charter Bus Wreck
    Over the past weekend, yet another fatal charter bus crash occurred on our Texas roads. According to the Dallas Morning News, an OGA Charters bus was involved in a rollover crash which killed 9 people and injured at least 44 others on U.S. 83…
  • Mar 11

    New Study – Phones May Be The Single Most Important Factor In Causing Car Crashe

    New Study – Phones May Be The Single Most Important Factor In Causing Car Crashe
    A $70 million study funded by the US Transportation Research Board and conducted by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute concludes that cell phone usage could be the single greatest cause of car accidents today. The study monitored over…
  • Mar 9

    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Vehicles Have Open Safety Recall

    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Vehicles Have Open Safety Recall
    When a safety defect in an automobile is serious enough to warrant a recall, the problem affects not only the vehicle owner and passengers but also people in other vehicles whose lives you may be putting in danger. A defective power steering…
Rank this Week: 917

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • May 16

    Pedestrian Fatalities in the U.S. Rising Faster Than Ever

    Pedestrian Fatalities in the U.S. Rising Faster Than Ever
    Pedestrian Fatalities in the U.S. Rising Faster Than Ever Charlotte NC, Personal Injury Attorney The Boston Globe reported that the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States jumped by an estimated 10%, which is the…
  • May 12

    Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit against North Carolina Police

    Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit against North Carolina Police
    Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit against North Carolina Police Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Attorney According to a news article, the family of a 24-year-old woman shot and killed by a Duncan police officer will receive $700,000…
  • May 9

    Preventing Accidents for Older Driver

    Preventing Accidents for Older Driver
    Preventing Accidents for Older Drivers  Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Attorney South Carolina has been experiencing a slight decline in the percentage of older-driver-involved highway accident fatalities. These drivers are 65 years old…
Rank this Week: 962

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 12

    Giving Back to the Community: The Friedland Law Group Serves Dinner to the Homele

    Giving Back to the Community: The Friedland Law Group Serves Dinner to the Homele
    On Monday, February 29, John Friedland, managing partner, Michael Carmona, associate attorney, and the rest of the Friedland Law Group staff worked with the Community Partnership for the Homeless, serving food to those in need. Mr.…
  • Mar 22

    When your “Relaxation and Pampering” Day goes WRONG: Personal Injuries in Beauty Salons and Spa

    When your “Relaxation and Pampering” Day goes WRONG: Personal Injuries in Beauty Salons and Spa
    When people consider going to a spa or a beauty salon, they imagine themselves relaxing, distressing; an enjoyable experience. They go to beauty salons to boost their self-confidence and to feel better about themselves. However, for some…
  • Mar 11

    Hoverboards: A Sure Trip to the Emergency Room

    Hoverboards: A Sure Trip to the Emergency Room
    Since at least Black Friday and during the past holidays, hoverboards were the go-to gift.  Thousands of these motorized self-balancing scooters were sold. However, they’ve proved to be a serious and very dangerous safety hazard,…
Rank this Week: 779

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, birth injuries, car accidents, construction accidents and products liability. By Bottar Leone, PLLC.

http://www.syracuseinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Per Study, New York is a Good State for Misbehaving Doctor

    Per Study, New York is a Good State for Misbehaving Doctor
    According to a new study published in BMJ Quality and Safety, the percentage of doctors who get disciplined or who pay a medical malpractice claim, is four times less in some states than others. And New York came up short. The researchers out…
  • Feb 2

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician
    According to a recent study out of the New England Journal of Medicine, “Prevalence and Characteristics of Physicians Prone to Malpractice Claims,” “a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics account[] for…
  • Jan 22

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
Rank this Week: 1232

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: 989

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Seattle Fishermen’s Safety Fair

    Seattle Fishermen’s Safety Fair
    The Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial is sponsoring their first “Fishermen’s Safety Fair.” The day long event on May 16th will be held at Dock 9 at Fisherman’s Terminal in Ballard.  Prizes will be awarded…
  • Apr 19

    Three Fishermen Rescued From Capsized Fishing Vessel at Makah Bay

    Three Fishermen Rescued From Capsized Fishing Vessel at Makah Bay
    April 18, 2016 Three fishermen have been rescued from the water at Makah Bay following the capsizing of their fishing vessel. The vessel was able to radio a Mayday message via VFH radio to the Coast Guard before the vessel capsized.  The…
  • Apr 19

    Fishing Vessel Sinks Near Grays Harbor; Three Crewmen Safe

    Fishing Vessel Sinks Near Grays Harbor; Three Crewmen Safe
    April 15, 2016 Three crewmen from the commercial fishing vessel Privateer have been rescued by the Coast Guard. The seventy-five foot fishing vessel began taking on water in eight foot swells Friday afternoon approximately a mile from Grays…
Rank this Week: 757

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1032

CT Personal Injury, Medical…

CT Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Accident Lawyers

Discusses motor vehicle accidents, personal injury, child injury, medical malpractice, venue, insurance claims, and negligence. By Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP.

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
  • Apr 14

    Who is at fault when a pedestrian is hit in a Connecticut crosswalk?

    Who is at fault when a pedestrian is hit in a Connecticut crosswalk?
    You are crossing the street when you are struck by a car. The operator of the vehicle jumps out to see if you are okay and then starts yelling at you for walking in front of their car. If you are injured you should be taken to the hospital by…
  • Apr 11

    What should be your two main concerns after getting injured in a Connecticut accident case?

    What should be your two main concerns after getting injured in a Connecticut accident case?
    Being seriously injured in a CT accident case can totally disrupt and completely change your life. Your daily activities can be significantly altered, you may be forced to change the way in which you go about performing even the simplest of…
  • Apr 7

    How can you get better medical care after being involved in a Connecticut accident?

    How can you get better medical care after being involved in a Connecticut accident?
    You have been injured in a Connecticut accident case that was caused by the fault of another. It may have involved a car, truck or motorcycle accident, it could be a dog bite incident, it might involve a hit-and-run, it could be a pedestrian…
Rank this Week: 699

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 6

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit
    The antibiotic family of fluoroquinolones goes by many brand names, including Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox. Every year, millions of Americans take fluoroquinolones to treat bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, pneumonia,…
  • Apr 6

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit
    The antibiotic family of fluoroquinolones goes by many brand names, including Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox. Every year, millions of Americans take fluoroquinolones to treat bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, pneumonia,…
  • Mar 10

    Essure Birth Control System May Cause Serious Side Effect

    Essure Birth Control System May Cause Serious Side Effect
    The Essure Permanent Birth Control System was to provide women a safer, less involved (and painful) tubal ligation alternative. This medical device was triumphantly marketed as the “[only] FDA-approved permanent form of birth…
Rank this Week: 1178