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Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 24

    4 Safety Tips for Elderly Drivers in Nevada – Advice from a Las Vegas Accident Attorney

    4 Safety Tips for Elderly Drivers in Nevada – Advice from a Las Vegas Accident Attorney
    Nobody goes through the aging process unscathed. Physical and mental decline are natural as people grow old, and they can affect a person’s ability to drive safely. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day…
  • May 17

    5 Tips to Help Drivers Avoid Rear-End Collisions – Advice from a Utah Accident Attorney

    5 Tips to Help Drivers Avoid Rear-End Collisions – Advice from a Utah Accident Attorney
    In less than a second, a rear-end accident can cause severe property damage and devastating injuries. Several factors can contribute to these crashes, but driver error almost always plays a role. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic…
  • May 16

    Utah Accident Attorney Offers 5 Tips for Safer Spring Driving

    Utah Accident Attorney Offers 5 Tips for Safer Spring Driving
    The snows in Utah are finally thawing, but spring comes with its own dangers, as the Road Weather Management Program explains. Fortunately, you may be able to avoid accidents and injuries by following these tips for safer spring driving:…
Rank this Week: 1090

Strom Law Firm Blog

Strom Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://stromlaw.com/category/columbia-sc-lawyer-blog/
  • May 24

    Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit

    Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit
    DUI Fatality Lands Several Columbia Bars and Restaurants in Hot Water A lawsuit was recently filed against four local Columbia restaurants and bars for allegedly over serving alcohol to a customer who later caused a DUI accident resulting in…
  • May 20

    The Human Body “Black Box”

    The Human Body “Black Box”
    Wearable Health Tracking Devices, Such as a FitBit, Can Be Used as Evidence Portable health tracking technology is rapidly advancing and extremely popular. According to a 2014 report, as many as 21% of the US population own, and use, some…
  • May 18

    Zika Virus in SC: Awareness, Prevention, and Local Help

    Zika Virus in SC: Awareness, Prevention, and Local Help
    At the end of April 2016, DHEC announced the first documented case of the Zika virus in South Carolina. According to DHEC, the infection was contracted by the South Carolina resident after traveling to a country with active transmission of…
Rank this Week: 1073

Maryland Car Accident Attorney…

Maryland Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Maryland news and updates on motor vehicle accidents. Published By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandcaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1183

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • May 23

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility
    When we are being treated at a hospital or medical facility we expect that we will receive proper care and that our condition will improve, rather than worsening. In one recent case, a woman died after allegedly receiving improper treatment…
  • May 20

    Woman Injured by Fall Sues Nursing Home for Neglect

    Woman Injured by Fall Sues Nursing Home for Neglect
    Nursing care facilities are often the best places for elderly people as they recover from medical problems. A nursing home offers the supervision and care needed, and may be a transitional care provider after surgery. A woman has filed a…
  • May 18

    Lawsuit Alleges Nursing Home Negligence Led to Infection, Death

    Lawsuit Alleges Nursing Home Negligence Led to Infection, Death
    Nursing home residents and their relatives should be able to trust that the facility will provide proper care. However, sometimes, that does not happen. Nursing home neglect is a serious problem and one that impacts thousands of elderly and…
Rank this Week: 782

http://www.work4youlaw.com/news/

http://www.work4youlaw.com/news/

Provides information on personal injury claims. By The Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm.

http://www.work4youlaw.com/news/
  • May 23

    Common Locations for Slip- or Trip-and-Fall Accident

    Common Locations for Slip- or Trip-and-Fall Accident
     Slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents may occur just about anywhere ¬– from a small convenience store or an apartment complex to a large supermarket or a luxury townhome. Where slip-and-fall accidents and trip-and-fall…
  • May 20

    Brooklyn and Flushing among Areas Notorious for Dog Attacks Involving Mail Carrier

    Brooklyn and Flushing among Areas Notorious for Dog Attacks Involving Mail Carrier
     Brooklyn was number 19, while Flushing ranked 27th on a list of communities and cities with a greater incidence of dog attacks involving mail carriers. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) released its annual list of top cities and boroughs…
  • May 20

    Frozen Meat Products Recalled for Listeria – Steps to take for Food Poisoning Victim

    Frozen Meat Products Recalled for Listeria – Steps to take for Food Poisoning Victim
     A nationwide recall of frozen vegetables and fruits for listeria contamination has now expanded to meat and poultry products as well. According to a report on Patch.com, about 47 million pounds of meat and poultry products sold in New…
Rank this Week: 983

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/
  • May 23

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?
    Everyone has a past, whether it is good or bad people say that their past follows them wherever they go. However, many people think that it is unfair if they have turned their lives around that they should have to be continually haunted by…
  • Apr 20

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record
    Everyone knows that when you are arrested and convicted of a criminal offense, there are immediate and obvious penalties: jail or prison time, fines, and community service are common examples. However, if you are a first-time offender you may…
  • Apr 18

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?
    If you have a criminal conviction, fines and prison aren’t the only consequences. In addition to the official penalties ,which are imposed by the courts, former convicts are also punished by unfair treatment from society — even…
Rank this Week: 997

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • May 23

    Atlanta Federal Court Denies Plaintiff’s Clever Attempt to Have Case Returned to State Court

    Atlanta Federal Court Denies Plaintiff’s Clever Attempt to Have Case Returned to State Court
    Although state courts most often serve as the venue for negligence cases, there are certain occasions when a negligence claim may be heard in a federal court. Among these subclasses of state law negligence cases that may be heard in federal…
  • May 17

    Investing in Injury Lawsuits; What are the Ethical Implications?

    Investing in Injury Lawsuits; What are the Ethical Implications?
    Litigation funding from third-party sources is nothing new in personal injury cases, where injured victims, out of work and short on cash, have been permitted to borrow against the expected return on their pending cases for years now. But…
  • May 16

    Child Drownings in Georgia: A Parent’s Nightmare

    Child Drownings in Georgia: A Parent’s Nightmare
    Because we handle a large number of premises liability cases, we frequently get calls on cases that involve injuries or death from children playing in residential swimming pools. Under most circumstances, trespassers on someone else’s…
Rank this Week: 924

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    How Can We Make Our Highways Safer?

    How Can We Make Our Highways Safer?
    Stop distracted driving. Specifically, stop texting while driving. I know, good luck with that, right? But his alarming epidemic is out of control and we’ve got to do something about it. Maybe you are the victim of a crash caused…
  • May 19

    Avoid These 4 Mistakes After an Auto Accident

    Avoid These 4 Mistakes After an Auto Accident
    An auto accident is not an everyday occurrence for you — thankfully — so you understandably may not know what to do next. But, the steps you take during the minutes and days following your car wreck can make a big difference in…
  • May 17

    Supreme Court Justices Must Judge, Not Hide

    Supreme Court Justices Must Judge, Not Hide
    Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court refused to rule in the controversial religious liberty case. Instead, it remanded the case back to the lower courts so the parties could attempt to settle the dispute out of court. And in another display of…
Rank this Week: 666

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: 784

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg.

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • May 23

    Mislabeled Sunscreen and the Risks of Sunburn

    Mislabeled Sunscreen and the Risks of Sunburn
    In the summer, and especially in the summer in Florida (i.e. the “Sunshine State”), people worry about the strength of the sun and how its rays affect their bodies and overall health. Unfortunately, a recent study might have given…
  • May 16

    Enjoy the Pool – Safely!

    Enjoy the Pool – Safely!
    While those of us who live in South Florida are used to warm weather all year ‘round, it is almost, officially, summertime. While the heat won’t be anything new (though we will see higher temperatures than we do the rest of the…
  • May 11

    Preparing for Hurricane Season: Vehicle Protection

    Preparing for Hurricane Season: Vehicle Protection
    As most Floridians know, the infamous hurricane season begins yearly on June 1st.  Remarkably, it has been over ten years since a hurricane has made landfall on the eastern coast of Florida. Regardless of our good fortune, it is still…
Rank this Week: 604

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • May 23

    Could the Miami Heat be Liable if Chris Bosh Gets Hurt – Even if He Signs a Waiver?

    Could the Miami Heat be Liable if Chris Bosh Gets Hurt – Even if He Signs a Waiver?
    A Note on Contracting Away Liability for Sports-Related Injuries While reeling from the Toronto loss, and with the looming Whiteside and Wade contract negotiations riddled with uncertainly, Heat fans can find a modicum of solace in one…
  • May 20

    Legal Tip #3 – Liability Waivers – Unjust but not unbeatable

    Legal Tip #3 – Liability Waivers – Unjust but not unbeatable
    In recent years, liability waivers have become standard procedure in virtually every association between corporations and individuals.  Whether a jet ski tour, your typical gym membership, or even placing your child in summer camp,…
  • May 6

    Legal Tip #2 – Avoiding Arbitration

    Legal Tip #2 – Avoiding Arbitration
    Banks. Cell phone service providers. Social networking sites. Insurance companies. Nursing homes. What do they have in common? They all attempt to rob you, their customer, of your day in court. And, usually, they succeed. Forced arbitration…
Rank this Week: 1035

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • May 23

    250K dollar wrongful death award to family of woman walking her dog

    250K dollar wrongful death award to family of woman walking her dog
    A 22-year-old woman from Naperville, Illinois, was hit and killed by a motorist as she was walking with her dog across the street. The driver had insufficient insurance. The family of Emily Driscoll was awarded $250,000 in a wrongful death…
  • May 20

    Illinois roofer fined for failing to protect workers from risk of fall

    Illinois roofer fined for failing to protect workers from risk of fall
    An Illinois roofing company received citations for one willful, one repeated and one serious safety violation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on April 13. The agency proposed to fine the South Elgin-based…
  • May 18

    1.6 Million dollars awarded in wrongful death lawsuit against group home

    1.6 Million dollars awarded in wrongful death lawsuit against group home
    A jury awarded $1.6 million to the family of a woman who died of severe brain damage after falling repeatedly at her group home. The verdict is the highest in a wrongful death action in Stephenson County, Illinois. In 2012, Rebecca Ruiz, the…
Rank this Week: 1009

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Seat Belts Still Important for Driver, Passenger Safety

    Seat Belts Still Important for Driver, Passenger Safety
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the use of seat belts in a vehicle is the most effective way to prevent injuries and save lives in the event of a car accident or other traffic crash. Yet despite the prevalence of…
  • May 20

    Strains and Sprains are the Most Common Workers Compensation Claim

    Strains and Sprains are the Most Common Workers Compensation Claim
    Any job poses certain risks to the employees who perform them, even if those jobs seem routine or possible mundane. Certain field and types of work are more dangerous than others and those who are employed in construction, healthcare…
  • May 18

    What Are the Risks of Working in Chicago’s Construction Industry?

    What Are the Risks of Working in Chicago’s Construction Industry?
    Construction is major business in the Chicago area and all across the state, for that matter. New buildings, roads, infrastructure changes, and open spaces are always being crafted, designed, and put into action, necessitating the help from…
Rank this Week: 1113

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1123

NJ Personal Injury Blog

NJ Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.franksmithlaw.com/nj-personal-injury-blog/
  • May 23

    NJ Spinal Cord Injurie

    NJ Spinal Cord Injurie
    By Francis M. SmithMost kinds of injury have the potential to impact your life dramatically, but injuries to the nervous system can be particularly devastating, especially since the body's ability to heal nerve tissue damage is very limited.…
  • May 20

    NJ Speed Deaths on Routes 80 and 287 Increase with 10 mph Speed Limit

    NJ Speed Deaths on Routes 80 and 287 Increase with 10 mph Speed Limit
    By Francis M. SmithThe behavior of other drivers is one of the more unpredictable elements on the road, and potentially one of the more dangerous. In recent years, legislative and enforcement efforts across the state of New Jersey have…
  • May 18

    Child Brain Injuries: Insurers' Efforts to Identify Pre-existing Condition

    Child Brain Injuries: Insurers' Efforts to Identify Pre-existing Condition
    By Francis M. SmithWhen you seek injury compensation after your child has been in an accident in which they suffered a traumatic brain injury, one of the critical facts that you and your attorney must prove is that your child's injuries were…
Rank this Week: 602

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • May 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
  • May 16

    Treatments versus Over-Treatment for Your Accident Injurie

    Treatments versus Over-Treatment for Your Accident Injurie
    Defense attorneys have one job: To disprove or discredit the plaintiff. When there is enough evidence establishing their client’s liability, defense attorneys will often turn to the treatment program – more specifically, they will…
Rank this Week: 1077

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
  • May 16

    Treatments versus Over-Treatment for Your Accident Injurie

    Treatments versus Over-Treatment for Your Accident Injurie
    Defense attorneys have one job: To disprove or discredit the plaintiff. When there is enough evidence establishing their client’s liability, defense attorneys will often turn to the treatment program – more specifically, they will…
Rank this Week: 735

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/
  • 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…
  • May 18

    Boating Accident

    Boating Accident
    Boating accidents can be just as serious, if not more so, than automobile accidents. In one particularly tragic accident, two motor boats, each capable of speeds of up to 150 miles per hour, collided when each were going approximately 100…
  • May 9

    Amusement Parks Liability: Not all Fun and Game

    Amusement Parks Liability: Not all Fun and Game
    With the summer fun coming up, it is important to keep in mind that while having fun you must always be aware of the safety risks that come with it. Amusement parks all carry their own unique form of risk. Part of the problem is that there is…
Rank this Week: 1029

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John S. Moffa.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 939

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Personal Injury Law and Truck Accident Law. Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 646

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • May 20

    Taking Steps to Avoid Hospital Mistake

    Taking Steps to Avoid Hospital Mistake
    Opened First Aid KitWhen you visit a hospital in San Diego for a routine procedure, you should not have to worry about sustaining a serious injury as a result of medical negligence. However, medical mistakes happen much more often than any of…
  • May 15

    Brain Injury Markers Present in Former NFL Player

    Brain Injury Markers Present in Former NFL Player
    Just how pervasive are concussions and other forms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among professional athletes? According to a recent article in MedPage Today, a recent study determined that more than 40% of all former NFL players show signs…
  • May 6

    Child Injury Risks at Daycare Facilitie

    Child Injury Risks at Daycare Facilitie
    When you drop off your child at a daycare facility each weekday morning, should you be worried about safety issues? According to a recent report from NBC News, there may be more child injury risks at daycare locations that most parents in San…
Rank this Week: 850

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    Geriatric Emergency Department Planned for UCSD

    Geriatric Emergency Department Planned for UCSD
    We often hear news about instances of nursing home abuse and neglect in which an elderly patient dies after being taken to a hospital after it is much too late. Particularly in cases of elder neglect, a patient may require care at a hospital.…
  • May 13

    Allegations of Abuse and Neglect at Stockton Facility

    Allegations of Abuse and Neglect at Stockton Facility
    One of the largest nursing homes in Stockton, CA is facing numerous allegations of nursing home abuse and neglect, according to a recent article from Recordnet.com. Reports from patients and their families allege lack of privacy, physical…
  • May 6

    Learning More About California’s Elder Neglect Law

    Learning More About California’s Elder Neglect Law
    We often discuss cases of nursing home abuse and neglect in San Diego, and in facilities throughout the state of California. But when we talk about filing an elder abuse or neglect lawsuit, what exactly do we mean? In other words, what…
Rank this Week: 867

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • May 20

    No Causation Found For Plaintiff Injured by Dorm Fire Alarm

    No Causation Found For Plaintiff Injured by Dorm Fire Alarm
    In Crutchfield v. State, No. M2015-01199-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 18, 2016), plaintiff sued the State for alleged negligence regarding a fire alarm in her college dorm room at Tennessee Technological University (TTU), a state…
  • May 18

    Refusal to Strike HCLA Expert Affirmed

    Refusal to Strike HCLA Expert Affirmed
    In Bogle v. Nighthawk Radiology Services, LLC, No. M2014-01933-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 6, 2016), the dispositive issue was whether the trial court should have stricken defendant’s expert testimony in a health care liability case…
  • May 11

    Summary Judgment Reversed in Legal Malpractice Case

    Summary Judgment Reversed in Legal Malpractice Case
    In Roberts v. Ray, No. E2015-01522-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 13, 2016), the Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment on a legal malpractice claim, finding that there were genuine issues of material fact in the case. Plaintiff’s…
Rank this Week: 1002

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 9

    GMOs: To Label or Not to Label? That is the Question

    GMOs: To Label or Not to Label? That is the Question
    As the days grow longer and the snow starts to melt, so, too, does the debate on genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling begin to heat up. This is because Vermont’s Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Act—which requires that…
  • Apr 24

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination

    The Egg Salmonella Sentencing: An Exercise in Imagination
    Indulge me for just a moment in an exercise in whimsy. Except as will be expressly described below, any resemblance to real persons or substances, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Imagine if you will that in the processing of a…
Rank this Week: 856

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • May 20

    Widow Not Required to Disclose Personal Journal in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Widow Not Required to Disclose Personal Journal in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    The family of a person who dies due to medical malpractice may bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent health care providers. Doctors and hospitals are often resistant to admitting any liability in the death of a patient, and…
  • May 13

    Atlanta Judge Reduces Punitive Damage Award in Defective Hip Replacement Case

    Atlanta Judge Reduces Punitive Damage Award in Defective Hip Replacement Case
    Every year thousands of Americans are injured or even killed due to defective medical products. While most manufacturers are responsible and take care to properly test a medical device or drug before introducing it into the marketplace, there…
  • May 6

    Georgia Judge Sanctions Defendant for Losing Evidence in Truck Accident Case

    Georgia Judge Sanctions Defendant for Losing Evidence in Truck Accident Case
    In any type of personal injury lawsuit, it is important for the parties to the case to preserve all evidence that may assist the court in determining the facts. Under no circumstances should a party ever intentionally withhold or destroy…
Rank this Week: 726

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • May 20

    What Are Super PACs?

    What Are Super PACs?
    Traditional political action committees are bound by a $5,000 annual limit on the size of contributions they can accept from individuals and cannot accept contributions from corporations or labor unions. A Super PAC, on the other hand, is…
  • May 13

    Too much ice and too little coffee at Starbucks.

    Too much ice and too little coffee at Starbucks.
    A class action lawsuit against Starbucks is seeking $5 million in damages over ice. Here is a copy of the Complaint (PDF), which was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. According to the complaint,…
  • May 11

    History’s 16 Most Creative Legal Defenses … And Their Result!

    History’s 16 Most Creative Legal Defenses … And Their Result!
    As long as judicial systems have existed, there has been a tug-of-war between prosecutors and the defense. Often, the conflict is straight-forward, but some struggles are more complicated. For example, in the 19th Century as advancements were…
Rank this Week: 1146

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/
  • May 19

    Neuro-Data Bill Needs Your Support--Critical Action Alert

    Neuro-Data Bill Needs Your Support--Critical Action Alert
    We have been requested to circulate the following action alert by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) Brain injury advocates have helped get the Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act (S. 849) further than it has ever…
  • Apr 29

    Youth Sports Concussion Act Moves Out of Committee

    Youth Sports Concussion Act Moves Out of Committee
    Legislative News from the Brain Injury Association of America: The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, chaired by Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) passed the Youth Sports Concussion Act, S. 2508 out of the…
  • Apr 18

    Court of Appeals Approves NFL Class Action Settlement

    Court of Appeals Approves NFL Class Action Settlement
    The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision today, affirming the settlement of the NFL class action litigation. Unfortunately, the decision is a disappointment. When the players realize that they will receive virtually no benefits…
Rank this Week: 703

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/
  • 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…
  • May 13

    Medical Malpractice Alert: Medical Errors Found to be the Third Leading Cause of Death in US

    Medical Malpractice Alert: Medical Errors Found to be the Third Leading Cause of Death in US
    Recent research has found that medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. An analysis published by the BMJ last week showed that medical errors in hospitals and other health care facilities are very common,…
  • May 4

    Patient Catches Fire in Operating Room at N.Y. Hospital

    Patient Catches Fire in Operating Room at N.Y. Hospital
    NYU Langone Medical Center was investigated by the state after a patient caught fire during surgery; the facility was cited due to lapses in safety procedures and communication.  The fire took place in December 2014 when a medical…
Rank this Week: 711

Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

Covers legal issues relating to defense of mass tort cases and large scale product liability claims. By Sean P. Wajert of Dechert, LLP.

http://www.masstortdefense.com/
  • May 18

    Supreme Court Offers Some Guidance on Standing

    Supreme Court Offers Some Guidance on Standing
    The Supreme Court has decided a case involving injury-in-fact and standing issues that may have significant impacts on class actions.  See Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339 (U.S. 5/16/16). Spokeo, Inc. operated a “people…
  • May 11

    Ninth Circuit Refuses to Revive Water Class Action

    Ninth Circuit Refuses to Revive Water Class Action
    The Ninth Circuit this week declined to revive a proposed class action in Washington federal court accusing defendant of mis-labeling a water drink containing caffeine.  See Harold Maple v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, No.…
  • May 2

    First Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Specific Causation Opinion

    First Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Specific Causation Opinion
    The First Circuit recently affirmed the exclusion of plaintiff's expert in a toxic tort claim, leading to summary judgment. See Milward v. Rust-Oleum Corp., No. 13-2132, 2016 WL 1622620 (1st Cir. 4/25/16). Plaintiff Milward worked…
Rank this Week: 995

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
  • May 18

    The wrongful death case of David Sal Silva

    The wrongful death case of David Sal Silva
    On the night of May 7, 2013, David Sal Silva fell asleep in front of a home in east Bakersfield, across from Kern Medical Center. Several law enforcement officers arrived on scene and proceeded to use unreasonable and excessive force in…
  • May 11

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Beatriz Trejo leads local group advocating for injured worker

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Beatriz Trejo leads local group advocating for injured worker
    The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association is “the most powerful, and most knowledgeable legal voice for the injured workers of California,” serving the state’s injured workers since…
  • May 4

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles selected to fourth consecutive ‘Best of Bakersfield’ list

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles selected to fourth consecutive ‘Best of Bakersfield’ list
    For the fourth year in a row, Bakersfield-based personal injury and workers’ compensation* law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles has been selected to the “Best of Bakersfield” list. The law firm was chosen as one of three winners…
Rank this Week: 1010

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 18

    Annual Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Seminar

    Annual Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Seminar
    While I apologize to my clients for not being available for the last couple of days, I think you will agree that the absence was for a good cause.  For the last several years, I have attended the Annual Pennsylvania Bureau of…
  • May 12

    Benefits Not Payable by UEGF Until Notice Given by Injured Worker

    Benefits Not Payable by UEGF Until Notice Given by Injured Worker
    Every employer in Pennsylvania must carry PA workers’ compensation insurance (unless exempted for some reason, such as qualifying to insure itself).  The failure to carry workers’ comp insurance is a criminal act, one…
  • May 3

    How to Pick a PA Workers’ Compensation Attorney

    How to Pick a PA Workers’ Compensation Attorney
    We have previously discussed things an injured worker in Pennsylvania may wish to consider when selecting a PA workers’ compensation attorney.  Of course, you would want an attorney experienced handling PA workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 941

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 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…
  • May 9

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death
    It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. A mother brings her toddler in for a routine dental procedure and her child passes away. That is the reality for Betty Squire, a young Texas mother whose 14-month-old daughter, Daisy Lynn…
  • Apr 15

    Large Trucks Continue to Cause Big Problems on the Road

    Large Trucks Continue to Cause Big Problems on the Road
    Trucking accidents can cause serious injuries and death.  If this year is any indication, accidents involving large trucks have the potential to claim more lives than all domestic commercial airline fatalities during the past 45…
Rank this Week: 1051

San Diego Criminal Law Blog

San Diego Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law in the San Diego and Southern California area. By David Shapiro.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • May 18

    School Crime Down, Researchers Say

    School Crime Down, Researchers Say
    Our nation’s schools are safer today than they were just a few years ago. The information comes from a report issued jointly this month by the United States Department of Justice and the National Center for Education Statistics. The…
  • May 4

    More Cops Needed in San Diego – Jaywalkers Beware!

    More Cops Needed in San Diego – Jaywalkers Beware!
    They say it takes a whole village to raise a child. A variation on that saying, in San Diego, should be that it apparently takes four police officers and three patrol cars to arrest a man for (allegedly) jaywalking. As an aside, the man…
  • Apr 21

    Crime up slightly in San Diego

    Crime up slightly in San Diego
    The good news is that crime in San Diego remained low last year. In fact, the rate was near the lowest in several decades. On the other hand, there was an overall increase in crime in our area of about 6%. Obviously, the numbers change from…
Rank this Week: 802

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • 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…
  • May 10

    Trader Joe’s Recalls Kale and Edamame Salad

    Trader Joe’s Recalls Kale and Edamame Salad
    WCD Kitchen, LLC of Fontana, California is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Kale & Edamame Salad (UPC 00967112), sold only in the Midwest, with a “USE BY May 05, 2016 through... Continue Reading
  • May 3

    Salmonella Prompts Tea Recall

    Salmonella Prompts Tea Recall
    The Republic of Tea is dedicated to the health and wellness of each and every citizen (customer). As such, we are issuing a voluntary recall of our Organic Turmeric Ginger Green... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 720

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 13

    Lawsuit Alleges Birth Injuries Were Caused by Medical Negligence

    Lawsuit Alleges Birth Injuries Were Caused by Medical Negligence
    The birth of a child should be a happy experience, but for one family, the happiness turned to sadness when the baby suffered a birth injury. The parents have filed a lawsuit in Cook County against a hospital and medical team that were…
  • May 6

    Premature Babies May be at Higher Risk for Birth Injurie

    Premature Babies May be at Higher Risk for Birth Injurie
    Parents expect that their baby will be born happy and healthy, and without complications. Sometimes, however, complications do occur. While not frequent, complications during labor and delivery can cause mistakes to happen which could result…
  • May 5

    Newborn’s Injuries Blamed on Doctor’s Negligence

    Newborn’s Injuries Blamed on Doctor’s Negligence
    The birth of your baby is one of the best days of a parent’s life – unless something goes wrong. When a problem during labor or delivery occurs, it can cause injuries to the baby. Some of these injuries are minor, while other…
Rank this Week: 966

South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. By Anidjar & Levine, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 639

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 11

    The Dos and Don’ts of Car Insurance Claim

    The Dos and Don’ts of Car Insurance Claim
    Dealing with the costs and consequences of a car accident can be confusing, stressful, and can seriously hurt your wallet. At times, you may feel like you just want to file your claim and get your settlement over with as soon as possible.…
  • May 4

    Accident and Injury Lawyer: How to Prepare Teens to be Safer Driver

    Accident and Injury Lawyer: How to Prepare Teens to be Safer Driver
    As a parent, you are responsible for teaching your kids many things. And one of the most important things you will teach them is how to drive. Driving is such a big part of our lives here in Florida. So when your child gets to be of driving…
  • Apr 27

    Miami Car Accident Attorney: Texting and Driving Still Only a Secondary Offense

    Miami Car Accident Attorney: Texting and Driving Still Only a Secondary Offense
    Did you know that Florida has a law against texting and driving? It’s true. But you can be forgiven for not knowing that this law exists, because texting and driving is only a secondary offense. What does that mean? Our state’s…
Rank this Week: 1111

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers boat accidents, motorcycle accident, and nursing home abuse in Arkansas. By Pfeifer Law Firm.

http://www.arkansasinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    Would you know what to do if your vehicle was submerged in water and sinking?

    Would you know what to do if your vehicle was submerged in water and sinking?
    This is a post I hope you will never have to put into action.  Would you know what to do if you found yourself inside of a vehicle surrounded with water and your vehicle was sinking?   I recently saw a video of a car that had…
  • Apr 28

    Thirty fatalities are caused each day in the US….that are 100% avoidable.

    Thirty fatalities are caused each day in the US….that are 100% avoidable.
    These fatalities happen because a driver chooses to drive while intoxicated.   A senseless, avoidable act. Research tells us that an average person will metabolize one 12-ounce beer and one 5-ounce glass of wine  in one…
  • Mar 10

    Pit Bulls and Rottweilers are the most dangerous breeds of dogs according to studie

    Pit Bulls and Rottweilers are the most dangerous breeds of dogs according to studie
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,  approximately 4.5 million dog bite cases are reported each year.   DogsBite.Org reported in the past 11 years, 360 people in the United States were killed by dog…
Rank this Week: 946

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury…

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury Attorneys

Covers truck accidents and legal issues affecting trucking law in Virginia and beyond. By the Cooper Hurley Law Firm.

http://www.virginia-truck-accident-attorney-help.com/
  • May 9

    Steel Beams Killed Trucker When He Slammed on the Brake

    Steel Beams Killed Trucker When He Slammed on the Brake
    Improperly secured loads can cause havoc if the load we are talking about is something like logs or steel beams. Although the victims in these kinds of crashes are often other drivers, truckers have also been killed or seriously injured by…
  • Apr 11

    Lack of Truckers Increases as Numbers Fell By 2,400 in March

    Lack of Truckers Increases as Numbers Fell By 2,400 in March
    By John Cooper, Trucking Accident Lawyer Over the last few years, a serious lack of drivers has piled the pressure on the trucking industry and raised fears that more poorly qualified drivers could be behind the wheels of big rigs. The bad…
  • Mar 31

    Disappointment at Government Action Over Truck Underride Bar

    Disappointment at Government Action Over Truck Underride Bar
    By John Cooper, Virginia Trucking Accident Lawyer We have written in the past about underride accidents and moves to prevent these types of incidents that can often be deadly for car drivers who end up under tractor trailers. Recently, the…
Rank this Week: 848

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 9

    Texting and Driving in North Carolina and South Carolina

    Texting and Driving in North Carolina and South Carolina
    According to the Harvard T.H. Chan Center for Public Health, in 2011, 3,331 people lost their lives and 387,000 suffered injuries in crashes involving a distracted driver. According to the Greensboro News & Record, in 2013 law…
  • Apr 8

    Cómo Presentar un caso de reclamo pequeño en el Condado de Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Carolina del Norte

    Cómo Presentar un caso de reclamo pequeño en el Condado de Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Carolina del Norte
    La mayoría de los abogados de lesiones personales no aceptará un caso de accidente en el cual el valor total de los daños y perjuicios sea menor de $5,000.00 dolares. Su caso se considera pequeño si el importe…
  • Apr 7

    How to File a Small Claims Case in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

    How to File a Small Claims Case in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    Most personal injury attorneys will not accept a “small dollar value” car accident case. Your case is considered small if the total amount of your property damage is less than $2,000.00, and if you do not have any physical…
Rank this Week: 915

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: 1142

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich.

http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Driving Under the Influence or DUI

    Driving Under the Influence or DUI
    DUI Driver Arrested After Car Crash   DUI aka Driving Under the Influence of drugs or alcohol is just pure selfishness. Not only are you endangering yourself, but everyone on or near wherever you are as well.   A DUI Driver has now…
  • Apr 29

    A Dog Bite Can Be Fatal or Cause A Minor Injury

    A Dog Bite Can Be Fatal or Cause A Minor Injury
    Dog Kills Child by a Bite   “The parents were able to separate the dog from the baby and they rushed him to the hospital but they were not able to save him,” he said. Sgt Nguyen, who called the death a “tragic…
  • Apr 22

    Big Rig Crash on the Highway

    Big Rig Crash on the Highway
    Big Rig Crash Causes Delays and Injuries on Highway Two separate crashes on the same stretch of Interstate Highway 80 in Contra Costa County early this morning resulted in a fatality and numerous injuries, according to the California Highway…
Rank this Week: 1023

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 790

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury in Missouri and Illinois. By Todd N. Hendrickson.

http://stlouisinjurylawblog.com/
  • May 4

    Medical Errors Cause 700 Deaths Per Day

    Medical Errors Cause 700 Deaths Per Day
    According to a study from Johns Hopkins, nearly 700 people per day die as a result of medical errors, reports The Washington Post. That is 251,000 deaths per year. Think about that for a minute … That makes it the 3rd leading cause of…
  • Mar 17

    Johnson & Johnson $498 Million Dollar Verdict

    Johnson & Johnson $498 Million Dollar Verdict
    Johnson & Johnson and its division, DePuy Orthopedics, was hit with a $498 million dollar verdict today in federal court in Dallas Texas, for its defective Pinnacle hip implant. The case involved 5 plaintiffs, all Texas residents, who…
  • Oct 7

    Malpractice Insurance Premiums Hold

    Malpractice Insurance Premiums Hold
    Medscape reports that medical malpractice rates in three bellwether medical specialities are essentially flat in 2015, meaning there is little increase or decrease in the rates. Rates for obstetricions/gynecologists, internists and general…
Rank this Week: 798

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • May 3

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable
    Since March 2016, CDC has been collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes... Continue Reading
  • Apr 1

    Listeria on Broccoli?

    Listeria on Broccoli?
    Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of Frozen Broccoli Cuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and... Continue Reading
  • Mar 18

    Raw Milk Strikes Again

    Raw Milk Strikes Again
    CDC and several states are investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis). Listeria can cause a serious, life-threatening illness. Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health...…
Rank this Week: 716