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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/
  • Sep 19

    Family Loses Lawsuit and Subsequent Appeal in Case Against Smoke Detector Manufacturer

    Family Loses Lawsuit and Subsequent Appeal in Case Against Smoke Detector Manufacturer
    In a recent case in front of a state appellate court, a jury’s verdict in favor of a manufacturer of an allegedly defective smoke detector was affirmed, leaving the plaintiffs with no means of recourse. In the case, Hosford v. BRK…
  • Sep 12

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property
    Earlier this summer, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that a land surveyor was not liable for injuries suffered by a man who tripped and fell on a wooden stake used to mark the property’s boundaries. The stake was tied with a ribbon and…
  • Sep 12

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property
    Earlier this summer, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that a land surveyor was not liable for injuries suffered by a man who tripped and fell on a wooden stake used to mark the property’s boundaries. The stake was tied with a ribbon and…
Rank this Week: 2483

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://blog.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer.pro/
  • Sep 19

    Georgia Court Determines Car Ownership in Disputed Auto Accident Case

    Georgia Court Determines Car Ownership in Disputed Auto Accident Case
    In most instances, determining the ownership of a vehicle in an accident is a relatively straightforward inquiry. One can look at title and registration materials and determine who is on the official paperwork for the vehicle. But what…
  • Aug 17

    Georgia Court Overturns Sovereign Immunity Defense for Negligent Actions Leading to Accident

    Georgia Court Overturns Sovereign Immunity Defense for Negligent Actions Leading to Accident
    As we have previously discussed on this website, when automobile accidents involve state actors, such as during a police car chase, governmental agencies may be immune from liability under the doctrine of sovereign immunity.  However,…
  • Jul 18

    Georgia Court Finds Insufficient Evidence of Causation in Car Accident Case

    Georgia Court Finds Insufficient Evidence of Causation in Car Accident Case
    In order to successfully bring a claim for negligence under Georgia law, the plaintiff must be able to plead and prove the following elements:  the existence of a duty of care on the part of the defendant, a breach of that duty,…
Rank this Week: 2745

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/nursing-home-lawyer/
  • Sep 19

    $586,600 Arbitrator Award in Assisted Living Facility Injury and Death Case

    $586,600 Arbitrator Award in Assisted Living Facility Injury and Death Case
    Violet Moseson, a 97-year-old resident of an assisted living facility, was mandated to be checked on every morning. The facility was to perform safety checks each morning for this resident and others. At the time of this occurrence, the…
  • Sep 15

    $325,000 Settlement Reached in the Death of a Nursing Home Resident Caused by an Inadequate Transfer

    $325,000 Settlement Reached in the Death of a Nursing Home Resident Caused by an Inadequate Transfer
    Ms. Doe, 78, suffered from blindness and mild dementia. Her nursing home care plan called for her to receive assistance from at least two people during any type of physical transfer. This would mean transfer from her bed or transfer from a…
  • Aug 19

    $475,000 Settlement Reached in Nursing Home Fall and Injury Case

    $475,000 Settlement Reached in Nursing Home Fall and Injury Case
    In a confidential settlement, a nursing home paid $475,000 to a seriously injured resident. The resident was listed and charted as being at a high risk for falling. However, several nursing assistants placed the resident at the edge of her…
Rank this Week: 2746

Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC…

Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC Blog

Covers personal injury topics related to Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.personalinjuryattorneys.me/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Drive Safely During Hurricane Paine

    Drive Safely During Hurricane Paine
    This week Hurricane Paine is set to hit Southwest Arizona and Phoenix. Will you know what kind of driving precautions to take? Drive Safely During Hurricane Paine As bad weather can affect your ability to control your vehicle, the likelihood…
  • Sep 12

    Sandra Bland’s Family Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Sandra Bland’s Family Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    The family of Sandra Bland family has reached a $1.9 million settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit they brought against the Waller County police department. Sandra Bland’s Family Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit In July 2015, Bland was…
  • Sep 6

    Protecting Your Family After a Concussion

    Protecting Your Family After a Concussion
    Bianca Feix, a 13-year-old club soccer player, was in the middle of telling her family a story at the dinner table when she grabbed her head in extreme agony. The sharp, stabbing pains in her head caused her to be unable to speak. Opening her…
Rank this Week: 2233

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Sep 18

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation
    Professors Andrew Bradt (UC Berkeley Law) and D. Theodore Rave (U. Houston Law) have posted to SSRN their article, The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation, Cal. L. Rev. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In…
  • Sep 2

    Inside the Agency Class Action

    Inside the Agency Class Action
    Adam Zimmerman of Loyola and Michael Sant'Ambrogio of Michigan State have just posted on SSRN a draft of their new article, Inside the Agency Class Action, forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal. Here is the abstract: Federal agencies in the...
  • Aug 16

    Repeat Players in Multidistrict Litigation

    Repeat Players in Multidistrict Litigation
    As our readers surely know, despite its bulky name, multidistrict litigation (“MDL”) is in the news constantly: litigation over Volkswagen's defeat device, GM’s ignition defect, Toyota’s sudden acceleration, asbestos, and medical…
Rank this Week: 284

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
Rank this Week: 2110

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 377

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Sep 18

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Trial Court’s Dismissal of Insurance Claim

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Trial Court’s Dismissal of Insurance Claim
    The Illinois Appellate Court has reversed a Circuit Court judge’s order dismissing a lawsuit related to insurance coverage. John Smolinski was in a car accident on March 3, 2012. At the time, Smolinski was driving a rented car. Mr.…
  • Sep 18

    Report Shows That Prison Cells are Filling up with the Mentally Ill

    Report Shows That Prison Cells are Filling up with the Mentally Ill
    It comes as no surprise for those who have any connection with or knowledge of the Cook County jail, but in a report from California states that more than 33,000 mentally ill inmates account for about 25% of the entire prison population in…
  • Sep 13

    Appellate Court Modifies Trial Court Judgment on Liens in Illinois Healthcare Services Lien Act

    Appellate Court Modifies Trial Court Judgment on Liens in Illinois Healthcare Services Lien Act
    The defendant Southern Illinois Hospital Services d/b/a Herrin Hospital (Herrin Hospital) appealed from the trial court’s July 25, 2014 order adjudicating liens and distributing the settlement proceeds from an injury case. Herrin…
Rank this Week: 721

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3215

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Sep 17

    50-foot Ms Nicani Aground

    50-foot Ms Nicani Aground
    Coast Guard personnel are monitoring the 50-foot commercial fishing vessel Ms Nicani after it went aground on a beach north of the Siuslaw River Bar north jetty, Saturday. A shore party from Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River responded, took…
  • Sep 17

    Search Suspended – presumed dead

    Search Suspended – presumed dead
    Multiple agencies suspended the search for a missing 25-year-old woman who went into the water from aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Pearl. The crew of the Norwegian Pearl reported the woman crew-member from the vessel, had gone overboard…
  • Sep 16

    Jet Boaters pulled from the water

    Jet Boaters pulled from the water
    A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crew rescued three people from a sunken jet boat on the Lace River near Berners Bay approximately 36 miles northwest of Juneau Thursday night. The aircrew hoisted a woman and two men and…
Rank this Week: 548

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Hawaii Scallop Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits 271

    Hawaii Scallop Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits 271
    As of September 14, 2016: Since the last update, HDOH has identified 19 new cases of hepatitis A.  All cases have been in adults, 68 have required hospitalization. Findings of... Continue Reading
  • Sep 17

    123 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia

    123 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia
    Arkansas, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia and CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of foodborne... Continue Reading
  • Sep 3

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak Update

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak Update
    The Source: The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in its state. For the latest case count and investigation findings, visit the HDOH outbreak investigation... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 165

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Hollywood Propels Jeep Class Action

    Hollywood Propels Jeep Class Action
    The fatal injuries sustained by an actor, along with literally hundreds of dangerous events, have propelled the filing of class action lawsuits against Jeep carmaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). As the seventh largest car maker in…
  • Sep 12

    Gwinnett Kids’ Safety Going Back to School

    Gwinnett Kids’ Safety Going Back to School
    At this time of year, Gwinnett and metro Atlanta parents can rest assured that their kids are back in school and their days will be filled with learning, school work, sports and other activities. After a summer of fun and play, parents can…
  • Aug 30

    Tragic Gwinnett Accident Downs Football Favorite

    Tragic Gwinnett Accident Downs Football Favorite
    Gwinnett County was the scene of a tragic car accident on 1-85 earlier this week. Dee Dowis, a Georgia native, respected NCAA player and Heisman Trophy finalist, lost his life when, in the early morning hours Monday, his vehicle was hit by…
Rank this Week: 4861

Georgia on Two Wheels

Georgia on Two Wheels

Covers Georgia motorcycle and helmet laws. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantamotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    DUI Driver Strikes Athens, Georgia Cyclist

    DUI Driver Strikes Athens, Georgia Cyclist
    Cyclists know what it feels like to be vulnerable on the road. One of the dangers cyclists understand is the danger from the driver who does not see them or who is too impaired to avoid a bicycle crash. Because cycling has become one of the…
  • Jul 22

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported
    Harley owners and riders love their bikes and the lovely singing pipes that cause people without turning to say … “that’s a Harley.” Some say that having louder pipes might make caged drivers notice you and that is…
  • Jul 22

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported
    Harley owners and riders love their bikes and the lovely singing pipes that cause people without turning to say … “that’s a Harley.” Some say that having louder pipes might make caged drivers notice you and that is…
Rank this Week: 3767

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

Santa Clarita Personal Injury Blog

By Robert Mansour.

http://www.valencialawyer.com/blog
  • Sep 17

    You don't always need a lawyer

    You don't always need a lawyer
    While it is often a good idea to consult with a personal injury lawyer about your accident case, it doesn't always make sense to hire a lawyer.  The truth is you may not need a lawyer.  Here are some top reasons why you might not…
  • Jul 3

    Be careful when speaking with insurance adjuster

    Be careful when speaking with insurance adjuster
    VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:Hello, everyone. This is Robert Mansour, and I want to make a brief video about an issue that comes up all the time - "Should I give a recorded statement to the other party's insurance company?" The answer is generally "no."…
  • Mar 27

    Watch out for storage fees after a car accident!

    Watch out for storage fees after a car accident!
    After a severe car accident, your vehicle may be stored at a "storage facility."  Usually your car will end up at a tow yard (or an auto body shop).  Tow yards (and similar storage locations like body shops) usually charge about $50…
Rank this Week: 2036

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Cycling in Chicago? Use Proper Hand Signals to Prevent a Crash

    Cycling in Chicago? Use Proper Hand Signals to Prevent a Crash
    Riding a bicycle in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois can be a fantastic experience. You can move about town with relative ease, travel without worrying about parking costs or the soaring price of gasoline, and you can even enjoy the scenery…
  • Sep 13

    The Dan Ryan Expressway, Busiest Road in Illinois, Sees Many Car Accident

    The Dan Ryan Expressway, Busiest Road in Illinois, Sees Many Car Accident
    When it comes to driving in the Chicago area, not all roads are created equal. Some are well-maintained, well-designed, and function as intended to, allowing traffic to progress with few problems. Others seem to have been in need of repaving…
  • Sep 7

    New Illinois Drivers to be Educated on Procedures When Pulled Over

    New Illinois Drivers to be Educated on Procedures When Pulled Over
    If you plan to drive in Illinois, you are required to take several steps. You must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle, must do so within the laws of the state, and must carry insurance on your car, to name a few of the requirements. But…
Rank this Week: 4035

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Texting and Driving Tickets Continue to Rise

    Texting and Driving Tickets Continue to Rise
    The number of traffic violations issued for texting and driving in Massachusetts continues to grow as state and local police recognize the problem of distracted driving as increasingly more and more serious. The state is still a long way away…
  • Sep 7

    Boston Lowering Speed Limits to Save Live

    Boston Lowering Speed Limits to Save Live
    Can lower speed limits really have an effect on traffic safety? The city of Boston thinks so. That’s why it’s been pushing for a reduced speed limit on city streets for the past few years. But changing a speed limit isn’t as…
  • Aug 24

    Vision Zero Boston Aiming to Improve Pedestrian Safety

    Vision Zero Boston Aiming to Improve Pedestrian Safety
    Boston has a problem with serious traffic injuries and fatalities, especially those involving pedestrians, and it’s doing something about it. As part of a larger plan to reduce car crashes and improve the city’s transportation…
Rank this Week: 3431

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Vann H. Slatter, Esq., APLC.

http://www.losangelesinjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2264

Tortini

Tortini

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

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    New Jersey Kemps Ovarian Cancer – Talc Case

    New Jersey Kemps Ovarian Cancer – Talc Case
    Gatekeeping in many courtrooms has been reduced to requiring expert witnesses to swear an oath and testify that they have followed a scientific method. The federal rules of evidence and most state evidence codes require more. The law, in most…
  • Aug 30

    Judge Bernstein’s Criticism of Rule 703 of the Federal Rules of Evidence

    Judge Bernstein’s Criticism of Rule 703 of the Federal Rules of Evidence
    Federal Rule of Evidence Rule 703 addresses the bases of expert witness opinions, and it is a mess. The drafting of this Rule is particularly sloppy. The Rule tells us, among other things, that: “[i]f experts in the particular field…
  • Aug 25

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law
    As a graduate student, I was impressed by the extent to which scholars traveled to other schools to present draft papers and obtain feedback from other faculties and graduate students.  As a student, these presentations were interesting…
Rank this Week: 486

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Covers Washington car accident and other personal injury news. By Premier Law Group PLLC.

http://www.plg-pllc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3468

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/
  • Sep 16

    Brain Injury Association of America Legislative Update

    Brain Injury Association of America Legislative Update
    The following legislative update was prepared by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). Protection and Advocacy for Veterans Act Members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Task Force on Veterans and Military…
  • Sep 12

    12th World Congress on Brain Injury--Call for Abstract

    12th World Congress on Brain Injury--Call for Abstract
    The 12th World Congress on Brain Injury will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel March 29 - April 1, 2017. The congress has issues a call for abstracts. The deadline for submitting an abstract is November 7, 2016. More information can…
  • Sep 9

    Congressional Brain Injury Caucus Briefing Scheduled for Tuesday Sept 13 on CTE

    Congressional Brain Injury Caucus Briefing Scheduled for Tuesday Sept 13 on CTE
    Neuroscience Caucus to Hold Briefing on CTE Next Week On Sept. 13, 2016, the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus and the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, in partnership with the American Brain Coalition, the American Academy of Neurology,…
Rank this Week: 1286

Michigan Car Accident Attorneys…

Michigan Car Accident Attorneys Blog

Published by Serafini, Michalowski & Derkacz

http://www.michigancaraccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    SMDA SETTLES AUTO ACCIDENT CLAIM FOR OVER $1 MILLION

    SMDA SETTLES AUTO ACCIDENT CLAIM FOR OVER $1 MILLION
    Partner, Patrick Derkacz, recently settled an auto injury claim for $1,195,000.00 for a husband and wife who were the victims of a violent car accident. The couple was traveling to see their granddaughter’s new apartment on a…
  • Jul 18

    SMDA Is A Proud Sponsor Of JennaThon

    SMDA Is A Proud Sponsor Of JennaThon
    The Jenna Kast Believe in Miracles Foundation is an all volunteer, grass roots organization whose goal is to bring a smile to the face of a child that is suffering. The mission of The Jenna Kast Believe in Miracles Foundation is to…
  • May 9

    Why Uninsured And Underinsured Coverage Is Important

    Why Uninsured And Underinsured Coverage Is Important
    ot many people know about uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage. Uninsured motorist coverage covers you when you are injured as a result of a driver who did not have insurance, a hit and run driver, or a driver of a stolen car.…
Rank this Week: 3787

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Matt Hardin Law.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers in Middle Tennessee

    Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers in Middle Tennessee
    Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers in Middle Tennessee The school year is back in full swing throughout Middle Tennessee, but many drivers may need a refresher on how to safely drive in school zones and near school buses. At Matt Hardin…
  • Sep 16

    Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers in Middle Tennessee

    Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers in Middle Tennessee
    Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers in Middle Tennessee The school year is back in full swing throughout Middle Tennessee, but many drivers may need a refresher on how to safely drive in school zones and near school buses. At Matt Hardin…
  • Sep 16

    Man Seriously Injured after East Nashville Pedestrian Accident

    Man Seriously Injured after East Nashville Pedestrian Accident
    Man Seriously Injured after East Nashville Pedestrian Accident A man suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a vehicle while walking near an intersection in the Five Points neighborhood in East Nashville early Sunday. WKRN.com reports…
Rank this Week: 2904

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2391

Oklahoma Law Blog

Oklahoma Law Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury news. By McIntyre Law P.C.

http://www.oklahoma-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Anatomy of a Lawsuit: What is Product Liability?

    Anatomy of a Lawsuit: What is Product Liability?
    Anatomy of a Lawsuit: What is product liability? Thousands of injuries are caused in the U.S. every year because of dangerous or defective products. Product liability cases are common, and this is how the legal system classifies those…
  • Aug 30

    Understanding a Pharmaceutical Recall

    Understanding a Pharmaceutical Recall
    Drug Recalls, Part II: What is a pharmaceutical recall? A pharmaceutical recall is never taken lightly, and a drug could be recalled from the market for specific reasons. Among them: health risks, newly discovered drug interactions,…
  • Aug 5

    Decoding the FDA Drug Recall Proce

    Decoding the FDA Drug Recall Proce
    Drug Recalls, Part I: Why an FDA Drug Recall Happens You probably hear fairly frequently about food and products that are subject to recalls, but it also happens with both prescription and over-the-counter medications. A pharmaceutical recall…
Rank this Week: 3835

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3984

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Sep 16

    11th Circuit Upholds Award of Summary Judgment in Mirena Lawsuit

    11th Circuit Upholds Award of Summary Judgment in Mirena Lawsuit
    In March 2014, Jenna Thurmond sued Bayer in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, alleging that her use of the Mirena contraception system caused her to develop pseudotumor cerebri.  Her symptoms included changes…
  • Sep 15

    NHTSA Chairman Voices Life-or-Death Concerns About Autonomous Vehicle

    NHTSA Chairman Voices Life-or-Death Concerns About Autonomous Vehicle
    By 2020, self-driving cars will roam the nation’s highways and byways rampantly. Automotive-industry experts, with executives at technology companies like Google and Uber, predict the year will unleash the decade of autonomous vehicles.…
  • Sep 12

    GM Settles Pair of Ignition-Switch Cases, Faces Thousands More in Massive MDL

    GM Settles Pair of Ignition-Switch Cases, Faces Thousands More in Massive MDL
    Plaintiffs in two separate federal bellwether cases against General Motors (GM) have won their claims against the automobile manufacturer and its faulty ignition switches. The settlements involve two women who were seriously injured while…
Rank this Week: 461

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 15

    Pasco County Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

    Pasco County Motorcyclist Killed in Crash
    A 29-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash early Wednesday morning that happened on Ridge Road and Airway Boulevard around 2:15 a.m. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the 29-year-old Port Richey biker was traveling eastbound on Ridge…
  • Aug 24

    Man Killed In Dade City Collision

    Man Killed In Dade City Collision
    A 48-year-old Zephyrhills man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Dade City. The collision happened on US-301, south of the intersection of Jordan Road, in Dade City around 7:40 p.m. As a result of the crash, the 48-year-old…
  • Jul 26

    Man On Scooter Struck & Killed by Drunk Driver in New Port Richey

    Man On Scooter Struck & Killed by Drunk Driver in New Port Richey
    A man was killed Saturday after a drunk driver crashed into his scooter while fleeing the scene of another crash, according to New Port Richey police. The 43-year-old was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and leaving the…
Rank this Week: 1320

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

Citrus County Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.citrusinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 15

    Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2015

    Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2015
    According to new data recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic fatalities increased by 7.2 percent in 2015 compared to 2014. Sadly, 35,200 people died last year in motor vehicle related deaths. The…
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day Weekend Is Upon Us: Steer Clear Of Drunk Driver

    Labor Day Weekend Is Upon Us: Steer Clear Of Drunk Driver
    Labor Day weekend is next week! This is the official mark that the end of summer is near. Most Americans have a three-day weekend to celebrate how hard they work the rest of the year, which is a great break from the usual 5 day work week.…
  • Aug 16

    Study Shows Rising Speed Limits Cause More Death

    Study Shows Rising Speed Limits Cause More Death
    A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows new data that concludes when speed limits are raised, fatal accidents also increase. Forty-one states were analyzed over a period of twenty years from 1993 to 2013. During…
Rank this Week: 1385

Accident and Injury Lawyer Blog

Accident and Injury Lawyer Blog

By Law Offices of Stuart M. Kerner, P.C.

http://yourbronxlawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Personal Injury & Back To School: What To Do About A Concussion

    Personal Injury & Back To School: What To Do About A Concussion
    It’s now September and your children are back to school. You may have seen the 2015 movie, Concussion where the film stars Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic [...]
  • Sep 6

    Do You Need A Car Accident Lawyer in the Bronx?

    Do You Need A Car Accident Lawyer in the Bronx?
    Experiencing a motor vehicle accident can be both traumatic and costly for those involved in the accident. Many accidents across the United States are considered low-impact events, with the only [...]
  • Aug 30

    Bronx Residents: Why You Need An Accident Attorney!

    Bronx Residents: Why You Need An Accident Attorney!
    A car accident is quite traumatic for all involved. A single motorist may be at fault for the incident, though it can be difficult to tell who is at fault [...]
Rank this Week: 4335

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney…

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2114

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    What Goes on at Those Weigh Stations Along the Highway?

    What Goes on at Those Weigh Stations Along the Highway?
    Enforcing Weight Restrictions is Part of an Overall Safety Strategy for Big Rigs You’re driving to Disney World and as you pass one of those “Weigh Station Ahead” signs your friend jokes, “You’ve put on a few…
  • Sep 12

    Lane Splitting – Controversial Motorcycle Maneuver May Actually Save Live

    Lane Splitting – Controversial Motorcycle Maneuver May Actually Save Live
    Currently Illegal, Lane Splitting may be Permitted in Florida The most common types of motor vehicle accidents are: Rear-end Collisions Continue reading →
  • Jul 31

    Driverless Vehicles – Who is at Fault when they Crash?

    Driverless Vehicles – Who is at Fault when they Crash?
    Things that seemed technologically impossible years ago are now every-day commonalities as advances in science, computers, and engineering continue to grow. No one would have believed that people would all be carrying portable phones and…
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Michigan Injury Lawyer Blog

Michigan Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.michiganinjurylawyerblog.com/
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New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Punitive Damages – Recent Case

    Punitive Damages – Recent Case
    In addition to awarding damages to compensate plaintiffs for their injuries, a jury may award punitive damages  if the jurors find that the acts of the defendant that caused the injury complained of were wanton and reckless or malicious,…
  • Sep 6

    Verdict Affirmed for Worker Injured in Forklift Accident

    Verdict Affirmed for Worker Injured in Forklift Accident
    On March 26, 2010, Eladio Hernandez was hired for the day to level out the driveways and gas pump lanes at a gas station  in South Ozone Park. There was a large high pile of dirt that was to be removed and the 51 year old Mr. Hernandez…
  • Sep 4

    Substantial Jury Awards for Driver and Passenger Reduced in Intersection Crash Case

    Substantial Jury Awards for Driver and Passenger Reduced in Intersection Crash Case
    On August 19, 2008, Dorothy Dunnigan was driving through an intersection on White Plains Road in the Bronx when her vehicle was struck by a transit authority bus. Both the 79 year old Ms. Dunnigan and her 41 year old passenger Dorothy Lemon…
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Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Bicycle Helmets to The Home for Little Wanderer

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Bicycle Helmets to The Home for Little Wanderer
    With a donation from Breakstone, White & Gluck’s Project KidSafe campaign, children at The Home for Little Wanderers are ready for safe riding. We made a special donation of 100 bicycle helmets to The Home this week, for children…
  • Sep 12

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Children’s Bicycle Helmets to Randolph Police

    Breakstone, White & Gluck Donates 100 Children’s Bicycle Helmets to Randolph Police
    Attorney David White delivered the bicycle helmets to Randolph Police Commander John Hamelburg and Officer Miguel Cruz. Breakstone, White & Gluck recently teamed up with the Randolph Police Department to help children ride their bikes…
  • Sep 1

    Attorney Ronald Gluck Reaches $1.25 Million Settlement for Injured Motorcyclist

    Attorney Ronald Gluck Reaches $1.25 Million Settlement for Injured Motorcyclist
    Attorney Ronald E. Gluck recently reached a $1.25 million dollar settlement in a case involving serious injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident which occurred in Massachusetts. Attorney Gluck, who has successfully represented seriously…
Rank this Week: 4375

Denver, Colorado's Personal Injury…

Denver, Colorado's Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers personal injury cases in Colorado. By Chad Hemmat.

http://www.andersonhemmat.com/denvers-personal-car-accident-injury-blog
  • Sep 14

    We Are Proud to be Supporting The Fall Classic Again this Year

    We Are Proud to be Supporting The Fall Classic Again this Year
    Anderson, Hemmat & McQuinn is proud to have supported The Fall Classic for another year! What a great turn-out, thanks again for those who participated. We are pleased to report that the 12th Annual Fall Classic raised over…
  • Sep 8

    Get Help with Your Premise Liability Case Today

    Get Help with Your Premise Liability Case Today
    Summer isn't over but it has come to a tragic end for the son of a Kansas lawmaker after an amusement park disaster. It's just one in a series of injuries this year that have some lawmakers questioning whether or not there are enough…
  • Aug 8

    California Joins Colorado in Law Limiting Motorcycle Accident

    California Joins Colorado in Law Limiting Motorcycle Accident
    California has always had a few statutes that belie the stereotype that it is dominated by stifling regulations and reduced freedoms. One of those is the long-standing rule that the state highway patrol would not pull over riders who…
Rank this Week: 1937

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/
  • Sep 14

    Nursing Home Fight Results in the Death of a Resident

    Nursing Home Fight Results in the Death of a Resident
    A Buffalo nursing home is under investigation after a resident-on-resident fight resulted in death at Emerald South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  The fight began when 83 year old Ruth Murray accidentally wandered into a male…
  • Sep 6

    Study Suggests Cure to Alzheimer’s May Be on the Horizon

    Study Suggests Cure to Alzheimer’s May Be on the Horizon
    An experimental drug may have led researchers one step closer to preventing Alzheimer’s disease. The drug is called ‘aducanumab’ and was developed by Biogen, a pharmaceutical company based in Massachusetts who also funded…
  • Aug 21

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested For Failing to Provide Care to 94 Year-Old Resident

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested For Failing to Provide Care to 94 Year-Old Resident
    Four nursing home staff members were arrested for neglecting to provide care to a 94-year old resident at Focus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Cooperstown, NY. The elderly female resident was diagnosed with a 4cm x 2cm pressure sore after…
Rank this Week: 289

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

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

http://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 14

    Defamation By Video Manipulation: the Couric Case

    Defamation By Video Manipulation: the Couric Case
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. They also say the camera doesn’t lie. Remember, though, that photographs and videos can be altered in a variety of different ways, and when the alteration conveys a false and defamatory…
  • Sep 13

    Rolling Stone Article Sufficiently “Of and Concerning” Phi Kappa Psi to Survive Dismissal

    Rolling Stone Article Sufficiently “Of and Concerning” Phi Kappa Psi to Survive Dismissal
    When U.S. News asked me last year to comment on Phi Kappa Psi’s plans for a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone, I responded that one of the first obstacles the fraternity would have to overcome would be to persuade the court that…
  • Jul 26

    No Personal Jurisdiction in Virginia Without Purposeful Targeting of Virginia Reader

    No Personal Jurisdiction in Virginia Without Purposeful Targeting of Virginia Reader
    Just last week I wrote about a Virginia state-court case that dealt with the issue of whether sending electronic data through a Virginia server (which often happens when defamation is posted online) could satisfy the “minimum…
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California Defamation Law Blog

California Defamation Law Blog

By Adrianos Facchetti.

http://www.defamationlawblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Are Statements About Future Events Defamatory?

    Are Statements About Future Events Defamatory?
    As I’ve written about before, there is a thin and often elusive line between what is actionable defamation and what is non-actionable opinion. An example of a type of statement that often confounds lawyers is one that appears to be a…
  • Dec 4

    Corporations May Not Maintain A Claim For False Light

    Corporations May Not Maintain A Claim For False Light
    Plaintiffs often make the mistake of alleging claims of false light on behalf of corporations. This often occurs when the case also involves individual plaintiffs, particularly in the context of internet defamation. It springs from a…
  • Feb 5

    5 Common Mistakes Lawyers Make When Drafting Defamation Complaint

    5 Common Mistakes Lawyers Make When Drafting Defamation Complaint
    In my defamation practice I see lawyers continually making the same mistakes when they draft complaints. Unfortunately for their clients, these drafting errors often lead to partial or complete dismissals of their lawsuits. Here are just five…
Rank this Week: 742

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Belle Missouri Resident Sherrie Pyatt is Struck and Killed by a Vehicle.

    Belle Missouri Resident Sherrie Pyatt is Struck and Killed by a Vehicle.
    BELLE, MISSOURI- It is apparent that Sherrie B. Pyatt of Belle Missouri was loved by many. If you are in doubt, check out the Facebook page of “Office of the Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman“.          …
  • Sep 14

    Belle Missouri Resident Sherrie Pyatt is Struck and Killed by a Vehicle.

    Belle Missouri Resident Sherrie Pyatt is Struck and Killed by a Vehicle.
    BELLE, MISSOURI- It is apparent that Sherrie B. Pyatt of Belle Missouri was loved by many. If you are in doubt, check out the Facebook page of “Office of the Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman“.          …
  • Sep 9

    A Semi Truck Rear Ends a Farm Tractor Killing the Dewitt Iowa Farmer, Steven Welsh

    A Semi Truck Rear Ends a Farm Tractor Killing the Dewitt Iowa Farmer, Steven Welsh
    Dewitt Iowa- As harvest time approaches, more and more farm tractors will be utilizing roadways to access their farms and crops. Tragedy struck a farming community yesterday afternoon, September 8th, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. CST. According to…
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Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accident injuries and wrongful death in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Automated Truck

    Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Automated Truck
    Tractor-trailer accidents are not a rarity here in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transportation reports that in the year 2012 alone, there were 9,739 reported auto accidents involving tractor-trailers. These tractor-trailer accidents…
  • Sep 5

    What Factors Affect Your Trucking Accident Case?

    What Factors Affect Your Trucking Accident Case?
    The amount of damages caused by commercial motor vehicle accidents is staggering. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that in 2012 there were $87 Billion dollars worth of damages caused by commercial motor vehicle crashes.…
  • Sep 4

    Road Rage and Tractor-Trailer

    Road Rage and Tractor-Trailer
    One negative aspect of being a tractor-trailer driver has to deal with road rage. Though normally it is the vehicles around the tractor-trailer with road rage, tractor-trailer drivers themselves tend to exhibit road rage behaviors, too. In…
Rank this Week: 743

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/
  • Sep 14

    Can Your Fitbit Make or Break Your Auto Accident Case?

    Can Your Fitbit Make or Break Your Auto Accident Case?
    Worried that your fitbit may be used against you in a situation where you are injured in an accident? Fitbits are technological devices that are readily available in the market and are crafted to track your physical activities that may range…
  • Jul 7

    Do Men and Women Lie About Texting and Driving

    Do Men and Women Lie About Texting and Driving
    Is technology a blessing or a curse? There’s a terrifying realization that every moment over 1,000,000 Americans are using their phone or other electronic devices while driving. Texting and driving has become extremely rampant. Look…
  • Jun 30

    Atlanta: 184th Worst Drivers in the United State

    Atlanta: 184th Worst Drivers in the United State
    Allstate Insurance recently completed an analysis of the best drivers in America by reviewing the frequency of property damage caused by drivers insured by Allstate from 2013-2014.  The analysis and conclusions were published in a report…
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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/
  • Sep 14

    Favorable Resolution of Your Claim Depends on How Well We Prove Your Injurie

    Favorable Resolution of Your Claim Depends on How Well We Prove Your Injurie
    By Francis M. SmithOne of the most basic, and yet the most unfortunate, facts to understand when pursuing just compensation in a personal injury claim is that the insurance company does not want to help you. It's not that they actively wish…
  • Sep 7

    Resources Available to Injured Children

    Resources Available to Injured Children
    By Francis M. SmithAn accident that seriously injures a child is an intense trauma for the entire family, and parents dealing with the aftermath of such an accident often don't know where to turn for the help their child and their family…
  • Sep 2

    NHTSA: Back to School Safety Month. Walk, Bike, and Ride to School Safely!

    NHTSA: Back to School Safety Month. Walk, Bike, and Ride to School Safely!
    By Francis M. SmithThe new school year is fast approaching (undoubtedly much faster than most school-aged children would prefer), and with it comes the rush of back-to-school preparations. But in the scramble to buy notebooks, #2 pencils, and…
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Tennessee Injury Law Center

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Covers insurance law, products liability, medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawcenter.com/
  • Sep 13

    What Hillary Clinton’s Pneumonia Teaches U

    What Hillary Clinton’s Pneumonia Teaches U
    Now wait just a minute, I am not going to talk politics. I am going to talk about disclosure and hindsight. Whatever your opinion on Hillary Clinton, most people think it was a mistake for her not to have disclosed that she was suffering with…
  • Sep 8

    Protected Bicycle Lanes Can Help Reduce Bicycle Accidents and Save Live

    Protected Bicycle Lanes Can Help Reduce Bicycle Accidents and Save Live
    In Nashville and all over Tennessee, more people are using bicycles as their preferred form of transportation. Unfortunately, more bikes on the roads translates to more biking accidents. So far this year, there have been 189 bicycle accidents…
  • Aug 30

    It Never Gets Old

    It Never Gets Old
    Our 9 year-old daughter loves telling jokes and pulling little pranks. When she finds one that really hits the mark, she will tell it over and over and each time she will giggle and say: “It never gets old”.  Something else…
Rank this Week: 2239

Louisiana Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. By Broussard David

http://www.louisianalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Court Affirms $1.3 Million Judgement Against State in Accident on I-12

    Court Affirms $1.3 Million Judgement Against State in Accident on I-12
    A three-judge panel from the FirstCircuit Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s ruling finding the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development at fault for the severe injuries suffered by Evelyn “Joy” Menard…
  • Sep 8

    Louisiana Supreme Court to Consider Scope of Med-Mal Cap

    Louisiana Supreme Court to Consider Scope of Med-Mal Cap
    Louisiana’s medical malpractice damage cap, set at $500,000.00 in 1975, could see a significant change in the scope of its application thanks to several lawsuits set to be argued before the Louisiana Supreme Court. In 1975, the…
  • Sep 8

    Louisiana Supreme Court to Consider Scope of Med-Mal Cap

    Louisiana Supreme Court to Consider Scope of Med-Mal Cap
    Louisiana’s medical malpractice damage cap, set at $500,000.00 in 1975, could see a significant change in the scope of its application thanks to several lawsuits set to be argued before the Louisiana Supreme Court. In 1975, the…
Rank this Week: 3880

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/
  • Sep 13

    Real Food/Fake Food

    Real Food/Fake Food
    I’m honored to be quoted in Larry Olmsted’s New York Times bestseller, Real Food Fake Food. Food fraud is a recurring and pervasive problem in many industries – seafood, olive oil, wine, honey, and many more; even rice. Why…
  • Aug 23

    Legislators Question Epi-Pen Price Spike

    Legislators Question Epi-Pen Price Spike
    Image Credits: Mylan (R), New York Times Following up on my posting about why Epi-Pen prices have increased 5-6X in 12 years, the New York Times reports that a bipartisan group of legislators is questioning the basis for these price spikes.…
  • Aug 3

    Food Fraud – More Emerging Risk

    Food Fraud – More Emerging Risk
    Image Credit: Mauro Alvarees and Q Costa Rica Just when I thought I understood the vast extent of food fraud, FoodLawLatest reported about another one: rice made from plastic. Rice is one of the cheapest foods available, so I had not…
Rank this Week: 3476