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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Focuses on Illinois nursing home abuse and neglect. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Un Empleado en 3 diferentes Casas de Ancianos Acusado de Robar los Medicamentos de los Paciente

    Un Empleado en 3 diferentes Casas de Ancianos Acusado de Robar los Medicamentos de los Paciente
    Cuando un residente de un hogar de ancianos o centro de cuidado a largo plazo se le prescribe medicamentos para tratar una enfermedad, ese residente debe recibir el medicamento según lo prescrito y / o según sea necesario. Los…
  • Feb 2

    Employee at 3 Different Elderly Homes Accused of Stealing Medication from Patient

    Employee at 3 Different Elderly Homes Accused of Stealing Medication from Patient
    When a resident of a nursing home or long term care facility is prescribed medication to treat an ailment, that resident should receive the medication as prescribed and/or as needed. The family members of these residents should not be forced…
  • Jan 21

    Nursing Home Patient Dead from Hypothermia

    Nursing Home Patient Dead from Hypothermia
    The residents of a given nursing home in Illinois likely have different medical issues that will need different types and levels of care. Some have their mental faculties and may need assistance only with physical tasks; others may be…
Rank this Week: 1551

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    Canton, Massachusetts Ice Hockey Rink Roof Collapses on Youth Team

    Canton, Massachusetts Ice Hockey Rink Roof Collapses on Youth Team
    With an end to this harsh Massachusetts winter almost in sight, we hope to get through the next month or so without more serious accidents due to icy and snowy conditions. Recently, a group of two dozen youth hockey players, coaches, and…
  • Feb 26

    Police Dog Bites Officer and Doughnut Shop Worker

    Police Dog Bites Officer and Doughnut Shop Worker
    According to a recent report from the Sun Sentinel, a Florida police dog has been fired after biting two people in a three-month period. The police K9, a four-year-old Belgian Malinois, had been with the police department for around a year…
  • Feb 23

    Two People Buried by Snow From a Cambridge Roof

    Two People Buried by Snow From a Cambridge Roof
    The greater Boston area has been slammed by numerous winter snowstorms over the last month with significant snowfall accumulation. According to a recent news report from News 10, two people were injured when a large amount of snow fell off…
Rank this Week: 2152

Medical Malpractice & Personal…

Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Blog

By Abramson, Brown & Dugan.

http://www.nhmedmallawyer.com/
  • Mar 1

    What You Need to Know About Traumatic Brain Injury

    What You Need to Know About Traumatic Brain Injury
    Traumatic brain injuries are complex neurological injuries that may go undetected in the immediate care resulting from a car accident or other traumatic injury.  Traumatic brain injuries are classified as either mild or severe. …
  • Feb 26

    Medical Malpractice Tort Reform Has No Impact on Healthcare Cost

    Medical Malpractice Tort Reform Has No Impact on Healthcare Cost
    Insurance industry advocates have always targeted tort reform in order to reduce healthcare costs.  They've introduced, and in some states, passed legislation capping damages in medical malpractice cases.  Yet, there is no evidence…
  • Feb 25

    Jurors Find Hospital Liable for Birth Injurie

    Jurors Find Hospital Liable for Birth Injurie
    Jurors in a birth injury medical malpractice trial in Kentucky ordered a local community hospital to pay the family of a young boy $18.27 million for injuries he sustained that will adversely affect him for the remainder of his life. T.J.…
Rank this Week: 1270

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/
  • Mar 1

    Medical Malpractice Tort Reform Doesn't Work. Duh!

    Medical Malpractice Tort Reform Doesn't Work. Duh!
    Came across a great article in the Observer. Here's my rambling summary: The insurance industry has convinced more than half the states to pass medical malpractice "tort reform" legislation. Their tactics? Cash-in-fist lobbying plus…
  • Feb 24

    Even New York State Inmates Have The Right To Sue For Medical Malpractice

    Even New York State Inmates Have The Right To Sue For Medical Malpractice
    Yes, even convicted criminals have rights. Including the right to bring a New York personal injury or medical malpractice claim. An inmate has a right to competent medical care while under the custody of the prison authorities. If the…
  • Feb 3

    The Mental State Of "Negligence" In New York Personal Injury Case

    The Mental State Of "Negligence" In New York Personal Injury Case
    I came across this lawyer advertising billboard on the web and couldn't convince myself NOT to post it on my blog. So now I have to justify posting it. I am going to somehow tie this sign into New York personal injury stuff. Just wait and…
Rank this Week: 1754

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/
  • Mar 1

    Bentham’s Legacy – Quantification of Fact Finding

    Bentham’s Legacy – Quantification of Fact Finding
    Jeremy Bentham, radical philosopher, was a source of many antic proposals. Perhaps his most antic proposal was to have himself stuffed, mounted, and displayed in the halls of University College of London, where he may still be observed during…
  • Feb 23

    Lies, False Memories, or Bad Biochemistry?

    Lies, False Memories, or Bad Biochemistry?
    NBC suspended Brian Williams for six months for a bout of misremembering[1]. The electronic media hardly skipped a sine wave. David Brooks thinks that the public reaction was “barbaric” [sic][2], and counseled more empathy.…
  • Feb 14

    Plaintiffs Sue Friendly Physicians for Access to Opinions and to Data

    Plaintiffs Sue Friendly Physicians for Access to Opinions and to Data
    Access to underlying data continues to be a difficult and contentious issue in litigation and in the world of public health. Healthcare providers have made intemperate demands upon pharmaceutical manufacturers to produce underlying data from…
Rank this Week: 2040

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/
  • Mar 1

    Texas House To Consider New Dram Shop Insurance Requirement

    Texas House To Consider New Dram Shop Insurance Requirement
    The Austin Business Journal reported earlier this month that Texas House Representative Chris Turner has reintroduced a “dram shop” liquor liability insurance law after the death of Abdallah Khader last month.  At 2 years of…
  • Feb 22

    FDA Issues a Cumin Spice Recall

    FDA Issues a Cumin Spice Recall
    Fox News is reporting that the United States Food and Drug Administration has issued a massive recall on hundreds of products containing the popular spice cumin. Traces of peanut were found in the spice and this can be potentially deadly…
  • Feb 1

    Massive Vehicle Air Bag Recalls By Toyota, Honda, Chrysler, BMW, Ford, Mitzubishi, Mazda and Nissan

    Massive Vehicle Air Bag Recalls By Toyota, Honda, Chrysler, BMW, Ford, Mitzubishi, Mazda and Nissan
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a second recall for certain Toyota, Honda and Chrysler vehicles due to defective airbags.   Over 2 million vehicles are covered by this recall.  The companies have…
Rank this Week: 1505

A Blog on Legal Matters that…

A Blog on Legal Matters that Matter

Comments on trials and litigation and injury and accident law. By The Martin Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.martinfirmllc.com/
  • Mar 1

    How Potential Lawsuit Recovery Affects Bankruptcy

    How Potential Lawsuit Recovery Affects Bankruptcy
    When filing for bankruptcy, debtors are required to list all of their assets and liabilities on a bankruptcy schedule. This is required so the court can determine which, if any, assets the debtor will be allowed to keep and which will be…
  • Feb 21

    Who is at Fault in "Secondary" Car Accidents?

    Who is at Fault in "Secondary" Car Accidents?
    Secondary car accidents result after an initial car accident quickly slows or stops the traffic, causing a subsequent accident behind the first one. This is more often referred to as a multi-vehicle accident or a "pile up." Some clients…
  • Feb 13

    Can I Get My Bankruptcy Payments Lowered?

    Can I Get My Bankruptcy Payments Lowered?
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy plans allow debtors to retain their property and pay off their debts using a repayment plan. The amount of the debtors' payments is based on their income and expenses. A typical bankruptcy case lasts from 3 to 5 years.…
Rank this Week: 3678

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/
Rank this Week: 1799

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    Drunk Driving In Illinoi

    Drunk Driving In Illinoi
    Accidents caused by intoxicated motorists (DUI) continues to be a problematical issue in Illinois as well as nationally.  According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) 2013 Illinois Crash Facts and Statistics (pdf)…
  • Feb 26

    Motorist Awareness Of Bicyclist

    Motorist Awareness Of Bicyclist
    There are many reasons for bicycle accidents, as well as many contributing factors.  Many bicycle accidents in Chicago and otherwise throughout Illinois, as well as a discussion of bicycling safety issues and lawsuits, have been…
  • Feb 15

    Large “Chain-Reaction” Crash On Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway

    Large “Chain-Reaction” Crash On Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway
    There has been a massive “chain-reaction crash” on the Kennedy Expressway this morning, in which dozens of vehicles are reported to have been involved.  The accident happened during periods of occasionally  heavy…
Rank this Week: 2213

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    NHTSA Orders Takata to Preserve Recalled Air Bag Inflator

    NHTSA Orders Takata to Preserve Recalled Air Bag Inflator
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is ordering Takata Corp. to preserve air bag inflators that were removed during the manufacturer’s recall process. The NHTSA wants the evidence kept for both its own probe and for any…
  • Feb 27

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology May Be Coming Soon According to MIT Review

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology May Be Coming Soon According to MIT Review
    “What if your car warned you seconds before an accident, giving you enough time to swerve or slam on the brakes—maybe even save your life?” That’s exactly the promise Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication technology…
  • Feb 25

    While Drunk Driving Decreases, Drugged Driving Continues to Rise

    While Drunk Driving Decreases, Drugged Driving Continues to Rise
    It’s a warning most adult drivers have engrained in the heads: “Don’t drink and drive.” The nation’s decades-long campaign against drunk driving has proven effective in making roadways safer, but a new study…
Rank this Week: 1879

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 3165

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 28

    Upcoming Civil Case Arguments at the Tennessee Supreme Court

    Upcoming Civil Case Arguments at the Tennessee Supreme Court
    The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear two health care liability disputes among four cases scheduled for oral arguments March 4, 2015 in Jackson, Tennessee, one of which will address an interesting civil procedure question. The first case…
  • Feb 27

    Court of Appeals Rules that 120-Day Extension Applies to HCLA Cases Filed under Saving Statute.

    Court of Appeals Rules that 120-Day Extension Applies to HCLA Cases Filed under Saving Statute.
             The interplay between the saving statute and the 120-day extension provided by the HCLA in Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-26-121(c) continues to be a hotly litigated topic, with the Tennessee Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 14

    Juror Interview in Vanderbilt Rape Trial Offers Good Practice Reminder

    Juror Interview in Vanderbilt Rape Trial Offers Good Practice Reminder
    The Tennessean has a fascinating video interview of Todd Easter, one of the jurors in the Corey Batey and Brandon Vandenburg rape trial.    Juror feedback in any case gives trial lawyers helpful information about how to present…
Rank this Week: 282

Truck Accident News

Truck Accident News

Covers truck accident news. By Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman.

http://truckcrashes.co/news/
Rank this Week: 3184

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: Taking the Walk and Turn, Heel to Toe Test

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: Taking the Walk and Turn, Heel to Toe Test
    The Walk and Turn, Heel toe test one of the most common SFST’s administered in Washington State. A person will first listen to instructions, then walk in a straight line to show divided attention between mental tasks and physical tasks.…
  • Feb 26

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: What is HGN?

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: What is HGN?
    Horizontal Nystagmus is one of three common field sobriety tests currently administered by law enforcement officers across Washington State. Nystagmus is an involuntary rapid movement of the eyeball, which may he horizontal, vertical, or…
  • Feb 24

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Michael Baity and Edward Arnestad

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Michael Baity and Edward Arnestad
    In State v. Baity, the Washington Supreme Court found the basis for HGN testing, that intoxicated people will exhibit nystagmus, to be generally accepted under Frye. Baity also addressed the admissibility of the 12-step DRE examination, of…
Rank this Week: 3221

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law…

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers automobile accidents, burn injury, child safety, defective products, police misconduct, premises liability and truck accidents. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://injurylaw.reganfirm.com/
  • Feb 28

    Japanese Air Bag Manufacturer Will Be Fined $14,000 a Day Until a Solution Is Reached

    Japanese Air Bag Manufacturer Will Be Fined $14,000 a Day Until a Solution Is Reached
    Japanese air bag manufacturer, Takata Corporation, faces $14,000 in fines per day from the U.S. federal government. As we’ve reported several times over the past several months, Takata faces a serious federal investigation pursuant to…
  • Feb 26

    Used Car Buyers Beware: Unfixed Recalls Are on the Market

    Used Car Buyers Beware: Unfixed Recalls Are on the Market
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Following a year of an unprecedented number of vehicles recalls for safety defects, potential used car buyers need to be more cautious than ever before in purchasing a used car.…
  • Feb 26

    The Hottest Topic in Pro Football: How Concussions Are Changing the Game for the NFL

    The Hottest Topic in Pro Football: How Concussions Are Changing the Game for the NFL
    The NFL Players Association and other advocacy groups are raising awareness regarding traumatic brain injuries and concussions. Many players are subjected to forces far beyond natural human tolerance, and they receive head injuries that can…
Rank this Week: 2566

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Seattle Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers various accident and injury accident topics. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.seattlecaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Pedestrians and bicyclists alike complaining about Ballard bridge safety

    Pedestrians and bicyclists alike complaining about Ballard bridge safety
    Haley Woods, a Seattle resident, recently posted a video to YouTube showing how difficult it is for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross the Ballard bridge. The video already has more than 10,000 views just a week after it was posted. The…
  • Feb 23

    Defensive driving: avoiding head-on collision

    Defensive driving: avoiding head-on collision
    Just last week, a man was killed on Highway 2 when another driver left their lane and struck the man's vehicle head-on. Every year, approximately 5,200 people die in head-on accidents. Learning how to avoid these types of accidents might very…
  • Feb 16

    Members of King's High School boys basketball team injured in weekend bus accident

    Members of King's High School boys basketball team injured in weekend bus accident
    Ten of 16 people on board a school bus carrying the King's High School basketball team from Shoreline were injured after the bus overturned on an off-ramp on Interstate 5 at Mountlake Terrace reports KOMO News. The school bus accident…
Rank this Week: 444

St. Louis Injury Lawyer Blog

St. Louis Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers sidewalk, swimming pool, dog bite and other accidents. By Ryan R. Cox and Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.stlouis-injurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Myers v. City of West Plains - Missouri Appellate Court Affirms Child Injury Verdict

    Myers v. City of West Plains - Missouri Appellate Court Affirms Child Injury Verdict
    A $425,000 injury verdict awarded to an 11-year-old boy who suffered severe knee injury at a public park in 2011 has been affirmed by the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Southern District. Defendant City of West Plains argued on appeal in…
  • Feb 15

    Key v. Diamond International - $10 Million Missouri Negligence Verdict Affirmed

    Key v. Diamond International - $10 Million Missouri Negligence Verdict Affirmed
    A former trucking company worker who was seriously and permanently injured as a result of a work-related injury succeeded in securing a $10 million verdict for compensation against a third party - a ruling that was recently affirmed by the…
  • Jan 30

    Griffin v. Kandi Technologies, et al. - Go-Kart Product Liability Verdict Affirmed

    Griffin v. Kandi Technologies, et al. - Go-Kart Product Liability Verdict Affirmed
    The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Southern District, Division Two, has affirmed trial court's grant of summary judgment to certain defendants who sold an allegedly defective product, and to set aside a $40 million default judgment against…
Rank this Week: 3866

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.daytonabeachinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Hit-and-Run Awareness Focus of FHP Effort as Incidents on Rise

    Hit-and-Run Awareness Focus of FHP Effort as Incidents on Rise
    Yet another fatal hit-and-run accident in Daytona has been reported, as officials report a pedestrian struck by a motorist in early January has died of his injuries. The reportedly homeless 56-year-old pedestrian had fought for his life for…
  • Feb 26

    Elder Driver Safety Focus of $12M, 5-Year Study by AAA

    Elder Driver Safety Focus of $12M, 5-Year Study by AAA
    Older drivers face a host of unique challenges behind the wheel, including diminished eyesight, weakened muscles, reduced hearing and eventual cognitive decline. Additionally, their physical frailty makes them more prone to serious injury or…
  • Feb 24

    Study Indicates Drugged Driving Increasingly Common

    Study Indicates Drugged Driving Increasingly Common
    A new study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates drugged driving has become more common, while alcohol-impaired driving has dropped off. Although this news is useful for traffic safety experts in terms of…
Rank this Week: 3885

Alabama Litigation Review

Alabama Litigation Review

Covers business litigation, civil procedure, personal injury and punitive damages. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamalitigationreview.com
  • Feb 28

    Court Secrecy Harms The Public

    Court Secrecy Harms The Public
    It’s been almost two months since my last post. Although not writing here, I have been busy writing – including a number of briefs in an ongoing products’ liability case and a separate case involving a public contract in…
  • Jan 3

    Public Contracts — A Call For Transparency

    Public Contracts — A Call For Transparency
    A recent article discusses an important issue in public pension and health plans — a lack of transparency. I realize this topic is a change from my normal posts discussing personal injury, products’ liability, and Alabama court…
  • Dec 21

    Failed FDA Process Opens Door To Dangerous Medical Device

    Failed FDA Process Opens Door To Dangerous Medical Device
    Power morcellators. Transvaginal mesh. Both are examples of the FDA’s faulty 510(k) process. I’ve written several times about transvaginal mesh – products that have caused tremendous personal injury to women in Alabama and…
Rank this Week: 2810

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/
  • Feb 28

    Ankle Injury Verdict Upheld on Appeal

    Ankle Injury Verdict Upheld on Appeal
    On May 25, 2003 at about 7 p.m., Miguel Bonano, then 19 years old, was driving a motorized dirt bike on Bryant Avenue near 167th Street in the Bronx when he crashed into the back of a parked car and sustained ankle fractures that required…
  • Feb 12

    Knee Injury Damages Verdict Substantially Increased on Appeal

    Knee Injury Damages Verdict Substantially Increased on Appeal
    On October 6, 2009, Marcia Saft was walking home after dinner with her husband at a local restaurant in Manhattan. She tripped and fell on the sidewalk in front of 229 East 81st Street where Con Edison had placed temporary electric cable…
  • Feb 4

    Wrist and Spinal Injuries from Trip and Fall Accident Result in Large Pain and Suffering Damages Award

    Wrist and Spinal Injuries from Trip and Fall Accident Result in Large Pain and Suffering Damages Award
    On October 30, 2009, at about 8 a.m., Anyolina Mata was crossing the Grand Concourse near her apartment in the Bronx when her foot became caught on a one inch high lip that surrounded a subway ventilation grate embedded in a concrete…
Rank this Week: 732

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 249

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    Minnesota Listeria Lawyer Sues Firm Responsible for Caramel Apple Outbreak

    Minnesota Listeria Lawyer Sues Firm Responsible for Caramel Apple Outbreak
    Minnesota's response to a caramel apple Listeria outbreak that killed two state residents included early public alerts identifying the caramel apple brands that may have contributed to the spread of disease. No other state in the 12-state…
  • Feb 17

    Listeria Deaths Distinguished Frescolina Cheese Poisoning Outbreak of 2012

    Listeria Deaths Distinguished Frescolina Cheese Poisoning Outbreak of 2012
     Two Listeria deaths and 18 hospitalizations marked the 2012 Frescolina Marte Ricotta Salata Cheese outbreak that lasted from March until October, when Listeria cheese recalls and an import ban brought it to a halt. As the CDC reported…
  • Feb 7

    New Mexico Caramel Apple Listeria Lawsuit Protects Mother and Her Baby Boy

    New Mexico Caramel Apple Listeria Lawsuit Protects Mother and Her Baby Boy
     A New Mexico Listeria lawsuit filed on behalf of a mother and her baby boy has placed the issue of adulterated caramel apples in U.S. District Court, a jurisdiction chosen by veteran food safety lawyer Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law…
Rank this Week: 338

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 28

    Sleep-The New Risk Factor In Predicting Stroke

    Sleep-The New Risk Factor In Predicting Stroke
    Strokes are a silent killer. If caught in time(within 3 hours of onset) the effects of a stroke can be minimized.  However, if left untreated, strokes can cause life altering damages or fatality. Thus, the key is recognizing…
  • Feb 16

    Scott Recalls Bike Helmet

    Scott Recalls Bike Helmet
    I have written extensively about the dangers of bike riding in South Florida- As a brief aside there was another hit and run fatality this morning – Thus, a good bike helmet is not a luxury, but rather a necessity. A helmet must…
  • Feb 16

    Bad Drivers And Narrow Lanes on I-95

    Bad Drivers And Narrow Lanes on I-95
    I still remember the first week the I-95 express lanes opened.  People were confused and there were accidents galore.   We were assured that the express lanes would ease traffic congestion once motorist became familiar with the…
Rank this Week: 1092

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Feb 27

    Petitioner Brings Action for Judicial Settlement of Trustee Account

    Petitioner Brings Action for Judicial Settlement of Trustee Account
    Probate Lawyers said that in this action for a judicial settlement of a trustee's account and for a construction of the will and codicils of the testator, the trustee moves for summary judgment. The testator died in September 1918, leaving a…
  • Feb 23

    Court Decides Action for Partition of Real Property

    Court Decides Action for Partition of Real Property
    Probate Lawyers said that an action for partition of real property, plaintiff appeals, as limited by his brief, from so much of a judgment of the Supreme Court, Kings County, dated December 5, 1983, as, after a nonjury trial, declared that…
  • Feb 22

    Widow Questions Will Construction

    Widow Questions Will Construction
    In rendering her account for judicial settlement, the executrix-widow has presented a number of questions for adjudication, including construction of the will. Objections were filed by the decedent's daughter (a devisee and residuary…
Rank this Week: 645

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/
  • Feb 27

    Truck Driver Responsible for I-88 Crash Found Guilty of Driving While Impaired

    Truck Driver Responsible for I-88 Crash Found Guilty of Driving While Impaired
    Our attorneys were saddened by last year’s Chicago suburban truck crash that injured an Illinois state trooper and took the life of the tollway worker he was assisting. Since this crash occurred, we have been dedicated to keeping…
  • Feb 20

    American Trucking Industry Reports Decline in Truck Accident Fatalities to Congre

    American Trucking Industry Reports Decline in Truck Accident Fatalities to Congre
    As our regular readers know, trucking accidents are serious matters, often causing serious personal injuries and deaths due to the weight and speed of the vehicles involved. In recent years, truck driver fatigue has been in the spotlight as a…
  • Feb 16

    NTSB Examines Chicago Crash that Took the Life of a Tollway Worker

    NTSB Examines Chicago Crash that Took the Life of a Tollway Worker
    Last January, our lawyers were shocked and saddened by news that an Illinois toll way worker’s life was needlessly ended as the result of an accident involving a fatigued truck driver. A state trooper was assisting a tollway worker in…
Rank this Week: 4837

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Mrs. T’s Pierogies Recalled Due to Plastic Contamination

    Mrs. T’s Pierogies Recalled Due to Plastic Contamination
    A favorite aisle for many at our local supermarkets is the frozen food section. The frozen food section is notorious for people’s favorite snack foods like ice cream and frozen pizzas but also provides reliable staple foods like frozen…
  • Feb 23

    Cook County Walmart Sued for Slip and Fall

    Cook County Walmart Sued for Slip and Fall
    Most of our readers are aware that Chicago has had a lot of snow this winter in a short period of time. With so much snowfall at once, our neighborhoods have a high accumulation of snow sitting on the ground surrounding our homes, businesses,…
  • Feb 20

    Chicago Family Sues Cook County Sheriff’s Office for Death of Inmate

    Chicago Family Sues Cook County Sheriff’s Office for Death of Inmate
    Wrongful death lawsuits may be initiated where a death has been caused by the fault of another person, especially where the alleged wrongdoers owed a duty of care to the deceased and where the deceased was under their care and protection.…
Rank this Week: 786

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    My child was injured by a dog, should I hire a lawyer?

    My child was injured by a dog, should I hire a lawyer?
    If your child has been injured by a dog, you might be facing medical bills plus the aftermath of the attack including scarring, disfigurement and psychological trauma. Often, the dog that bit your child might be owned by a neighbor, a friend…
  • Feb 25

    Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney

    Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney
    There are probably not many times in your life when you need to hire an attorney. But sometimes, usually in a time of personal crises due to an accident or an injury, you may find yourself in the need of legal representation. Hiring an…
  • Feb 11

    Duvall man killed in head-on collision near Monroe

    Duvall man killed in head-on collision near Monroe
    Jeff Lucas, 56, of Duvall was killed on February 10th in a head-on collision near Monroe. According to a report in the Everett Herald, Lucas was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 2 between Snohomish and Monroe when his Jaguar was struck…
Rank this Week: 471

Trucking Accident Blog

Trucking Accident Blog

Covers recent trucking accidents and trucking law. By Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC.

http://www.thetruckingattorneys.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Top 10 Georgia Counties Reporting the Highest Number of Traffic Fatalities 

    Top 10 Georgia Counties Reporting the Highest Number of Traffic Fatalities 
    The most recent statistics from Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety report a total of 1,192 collisions in 2012, 153 which involved a large truck. Over 5,000 injuries have been reported as a result of these motor vehicle…
  • Feb 19

    Advanced Driving Courses for Young Drivers Help Secure Safer Road

    Advanced Driving Courses for Young Drivers Help Secure Safer Road
    It probably wouldn’t come as a great surprise if I told you teen drivers are more likely to be involved in an automobile accident than any other age group. But did you know drivers between the ages of 16 and 19 are three times more…
  • Feb 12

    Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable: More Than an Advertising Gimmick

    Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable: More Than an Advertising Gimmick
    Last week, the founding members of the Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable met to practice what they preach – to roundtable ideas and cases. We shared our recent successes with each other and continued to push the cutting edge in how to…
Rank this Week: 2074

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Motorcyclist Charged with DUI Manslaughter in Death of Skateboarder

    Motorcyclist Charged with DUI Manslaughter in Death of Skateboarder
    According to Clay County deputies, a motorcyclist who was speeding in a Fleming Island neighborhood when he struck and killed a skateboarder last August, turned himself in Thursday morning. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office claims that…
  • Feb 26

    GE to Pay $3.5 Million in Civil Penalties for Failure to Report Fire Hazard

    GE to Pay $3.5 Million in Civil Penalties for Failure to Report Fire Hazard
    According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, General Electric has agreed to pay a $3.5 million civil penalty due to their failure to report an unreasonable risk of serious injury caused by defective ranges and dishwashers. Reports…
  • Feb 6

    GM: $93 Million Paid in Settlement Offers So Far

    GM: $93 Million Paid in Settlement Offers So Far
    GM’s ignition-switch recall compensation fund is no longer accepting claims because the January 31 deadline has passed. However, this does not mean that consumers have no legal recourse if they were injured in a recalled vehicle.…
Rank this Week: 1103

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/
Rank this Week: 836

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, prescription medication misuse and bedsores. By Walton Law, A.P.C.

http://www.californiaelderabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 27

    New Report On Elder Financial Abuse Shows Shocking Statistic

    New Report On Elder Financial Abuse Shows Shocking Statistic
    A new report, released by True Link Financial, a financial services firm based in San Francisco has revealed that seniors lose $36.48 Billion each year due to financial elder abuse. According to the report: "The fraud research community…
  • Feb 19

    Poor Nutrition: A Form of Elder Neglect in California

    Poor Nutrition: A Form of Elder Neglect in California
    Nursing homes in California have a responsibility to prevent malnutrition in resident elders, per the California Department of Public Health. In fact, failure by nursing home staff to monitor residents during mealtime, and/or failure to…
  • Feb 12

    The Dangers of Improper Maintenance of Nursing Homes in California

    The Dangers of Improper Maintenance of Nursing Homes in California
    When you entrust the care of your loved elder to a nursing home in California, you have the right to expect that the facility they are residing in will be properly maintained, so as to prevent an injury. However, all too often nursing home…
Rank this Week: 4692

News Blog

News Blog

Covers auto accidents, drug litigation, and medical malpractice. By Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC.

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Feb 27

    DePuy ASR Hip Implant Settlement Update-Round 2 Settlements Announced

    DePuy ASR Hip Implant Settlement Update-Round 2 Settlements Announced
    On Friday, February 20, 2015, DePuy/ Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay approximately $420 million more to […] The post DePuy ASR Hip Implant Settlement Update-Round 2 Settlements Announced appeared first on .
  • Feb 20

    MDL Consolidates Xarelto Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court

    MDL Consolidates Xarelto Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court
    Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary currently face nearly 90 product liability lawsuits over […] The post MDL Consolidates Xarelto Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court appeared first on .
  • Feb 19

    Syngenta Faces Over 750 Lawsuit

    Syngenta Faces Over 750 Lawsuit
    At least 762 lawsuits have been filed by U.S. grain farmers and grain exporters such as Cargill […] The post Syngenta Faces Over 750 Lawsuits appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 2336

Washington Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Washington Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers the latest news on maritime law, accidents, and settlements. By Anderson Carey Alexander

http://www.washingtonmaritimeinjurylawyer.com/
  • Feb 27

    www.boatlaw.com

    www.boatlaw.com
    Please visit our website to learn more about maritime law and your options after sustaining and injury caused by employer negligence. http://www.boatlaw.com/
  • Feb 26

    It’s Time For A Raise: Eastern District Of Louisiana Awards Maintenance Rate Of $40.00 Per Day Despite Seaman’s $23.33 Per Day In Actual Expense

    It’s Time For A Raise: Eastern District Of Louisiana Awards Maintenance Rate Of $40.00 Per Day Despite Seaman’s $23.33 Per Day In Actual Expense
    Without a showing of any fault, a shipowner under general maritime law has a duty to provide maintenance, cure, and unearned wages to a seaman who becomes ill or is injured while in the service of the ship.  Aguilar v. Standard Oil Co.,…
  • Jul 24

    Hurricane Sandy Buffets Cruise Ship

    Hurricane Sandy Buffets Cruise Ship
    Hurricane Sandy, which is stirring up waves as large as 32 feet high according to buoy readings, is also giving a wild ride to passengers on at least five cruise ships. Captain Vito Giacalone of Carnival Cruise Lines told ABC News via…
Rank this Week: 1793

Alabama Personal Injury Lawyers…

Alabama Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Jinks, Crow & Dickson, P.C.

http://www.alabamapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Minorities Illegally Charged More for Auto Loan

    Minorities Illegally Charged More for Auto Loan
    According to a Wall Street Journal report this week, the Justice Department is investigating numerous big banks over minorities paying higher interest rates for auto loans.  The practice, known as “redlining,” or charging…
  • Feb 23

    Robocall

    Robocall
    After receiving repeated phone calls on my cell phone in the last few weeks from a British Columbia, Canada number, I started doing a little research on robocalls on cell phones. These annoying phone calls cost you time, money and energy and…
  • Feb 18

    Large Truck Crashes Caused by Drowsy Driver

    Large Truck Crashes Caused by Drowsy Driver
    Can you think of anything more dangerous than the driver of an 80 thousand pound tractor trailer rig falling asleep at the wheel? Since the 1930s federal regulations have restricted the hours that a commercial truck driver can work without…
Rank this Week: 3547

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/
  • Feb 27

    Recalls are announced to keep consumers…

    Recalls are announced to keep consumers safe from defective products. But, are we really keeping defective children's products out of homes, schools, and day care centers? Learn more on the San Diego Injury Law Blog.
  • Feb 20

    Bicycle Accidents and Highway Interchange

    Bicycle Accidents and Highway Interchange
    There are many reasons to commute by bicycle. However, sharing the road with cars can be risky, especially around interchanges. Learn more on the San Diego Injury Law Blog.
  • Feb 13

    Construction Accident in Northern California

    Construction Accident in Northern California
    Construction sites can be dangerous workplaces. Learn more from the San Diego Injury Law Blog about how one construction site resulted in serious injuries to worker.
Rank this Week: 1474

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie
    A head-on car accident in Chino Hills left two motorists severely injured. According to a news report in in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 26, 2015 at Carbon Canyon Road and Canyon Hills near…
  • Feb 23

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site
    A man was injured in a construction site accident after he fell off a ladder the afternoon of February 16, 2015. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred at a parking structure under construction near…
  • Feb 18

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway
    Cynthia Brock, 53, of Costa Mesa was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say, was caused by a dropped mattress on the 55 Freeway. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 45

Southeast Missouri Car Accident…

Southeast Missouri Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers distracted driving, motorcycle accidents and train accidents. By Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

http://www.southeastmissouricaraccidentlawyer.com/
  • Feb 27

    More winter weather forecasted for Missouri this weekend: Motorists urged to take precaution

    More winter weather forecasted for Missouri this weekend: Motorists urged to take precaution
    Over the past couple of weeks, Missouri had its first real taste of winter weather this season, which created hazardous driving conditions throughout the state - and the forecast is calling for more snow and ice statewide this weekend.…
  • Jan 27

    Car accidents and brain injuries: Resources for victims & their loved one

    Car accidents and brain injuries: Resources for victims & their loved one
    As Cape Girardeau personal injury lawyers, we know that brain injuries are a common consequence of auto accidents. According to the Brain Trauma Foundation, there are currently at least 5.3 million Americans living with disabilities resulting…
  • Jan 6

    Elderly drivers and car accident risks in Missouri

    Elderly drivers and car accident risks in Missouri
    As baby boomers mature, the population of older drivers is growing larger. In fact, within the last decade, the number of older drivers has increased by more than 20% nationwide: in 2012, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway…
Rank this Week: 4925

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 27

    Taxi and Car Service Distracted Driving Danger

    Taxi and Car Service Distracted Driving Danger
    With the development of countless technologies such as smart phones, GPS, and other devices over the past decade, distracted driving has become a huge issue. Throughout the U.S., automobile accidents are caused each day by a driver not…
  • Feb 25

    Recalls That May Affect Your Home

    Recalls That May Affect Your Home
    At Jones & Swanson, it is our goal to keep readers informed of the most recent product recalls in an effort to lower the number of injuries sustained as a result of dangerous products. Recently, two unrelated, yet equally dangerous,…
  • Feb 23

    Record-Breaking Booster Seat Ranking

    Record-Breaking Booster Seat Ranking
    Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety evaluates booster seats for safety. As manufacturers release new designs and models, the IIHS awards one of four ratings: BEST BET: the seat’s belt positioning on a child is…
Rank this Week: 4617

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Benzodiazepine Use in Older Patients Criticized

    Benzodiazepine Use in Older Patients Criticized
    Nursing homes have come under fire in recent years for the widespread use of antipsychotic drugs among elderly patients with dementia, as many centers use the drugs to quell outbursts and aggression, while ignoring the may potentially serious…
  • Feb 24

    Analysis: Racial Disparities Uncovered in Quality of Nursing Home Care

    Analysis: Racial Disparities Uncovered in Quality of Nursing Home Care
    It’s been well-documented that the state of nursing homes in the U.S. warrants improvement. However, a recent, multi-pronged analysis suggests the degree of care received by minorities is markedly below what their white counterparts…
  • Feb 18

    Report: Government to Issue Tougher Nursing Home Rating

    Report: Government to Issue Tougher Nursing Home Rating
    Choosing a nursing home for a loved one can be a difficult and painful decision. For many, finding a facility with a good reputation and acceptable government inspection reports is critical. Regulators tried to make the process easier,…
Rank this Week: 2291

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: 3073

Wagners Serious Injury Lawyer Blog

Wagners Serious Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Nova Scotia personal injury cases and laws.

http://www.wagners.co/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Charges filed after fatal construction fall

    Charges filed after fatal construction fall
    More than 15 months after the fatal accident occurred, a construction company in Halifax was found liable for the death of one of its employees. The deceased 21-year-old man had been cleaning an apartment building in Clayton Park when he...
  • Feb 21

    Awareness of the risks associated with general anaesthesia

    Awareness of the risks associated with general anaesthesia
    Patients undergoing surgical procedures in Canada may worry about the various risks that may be involved. Surgery can be helpful for addressing a variety of physical needs, but there are instances in which the outcomes can be adverse. General…
  • Feb 19

    Woman hospitalized after hit-and-run in Nova Scotia

    Woman hospitalized after hit-and-run in Nova Scotia
    During the evening of Feb. 8 in Dartmouth, a hit-and-run accident resulted in a flipped over vehicle. At approximately 6 p.m. at the intersection of Carver and Portland streets, a vehicle that was westbound on Portland Street was struck by...
Rank this Week: 4982

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 960

Oregon Injury Attorney Blawg

Oregon Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers injury law. By The Law Offices of Jeffrey D. Munns.

http://www.oregoninjuryattorneyblawg.com/
  • Feb 27

    What Happens In Oregon When A Party To A Lawsuit Dies?

    What Happens In Oregon When A Party To A Lawsuit Dies?
    Normally claims for injuries and lawsuits are filed by the person injured against the person who caused the injury. But what happens if one of them died after the accident, or incident, that caused the injury or even death. When a person dies…
  • Feb 6

    Oregon Family Leave Act and the Family Medical Leave Act

    Oregon Family Leave Act and the Family Medical Leave Act
    Being out of work after an injury is one of the scariest and most troubling parts of an accident’s aftermath. My client’s over the years have shared with me their frustration, worry, and apprehension about being out of work and…
  • Jan 23

    Oregon Employer Liability Law – An Exception to Workers’ Compensation

    Oregon Employer Liability Law – An Exception to Workers’ Compensation
    Before there was workers’ compensation coverage if you were injured as a result of your employer you had to bring a claim, or file a lawsuit, against your employer. In 1911 Oregon adopted the Employer Liability Law by initiative. This…
Rank this Week: 3084

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, truck accidents, and personal injury law in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Despite Dangers, Motorcycle Use Continued to Climb: Tips for New Rider

    Despite Dangers, Motorcycle Use Continued to Climb: Tips for New Rider
    With a forecasted high of just 30 degrees this weekend in Chicago, most motorcyclists aren’t dusting off their bikes just yet. However, Spring really isn’t all that far off, and our lawyers believe that it’s never too early…
  • Feb 25

    Commonly Held Myths About Child-Pedestrian Safety Debunked

    Commonly Held Myths About Child-Pedestrian Safety Debunked
    Roughly one-fifth of all child car accident fatalities under the age of ten are pedestrians, and most often, these accidents occur during the hours when children are coming to and from school. Young children are naturally energetic, active,…
  • Feb 20

    Drugged Driving – Increasing Public Awareness is Crucial to Curb Car Accident

    Drugged Driving – Increasing Public Awareness is Crucial to Curb Car Accident
    Ever Since the Ad Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration partnered up to launch their Drunk Driving Prevention Campaign in 1983, alcohol’s deleterious affect on driving has assumed an influential role at the…
Rank this Week: 4888

Child Safety Blog

Child Safety Blog

Covers building safety, cars, health insurance, legislation, medical malpractice, mental health, product liability, and vaccines. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.childprotectionblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Uncertified Play Yards Present Risk of Suffocation

    Uncertified Play Yards Present Risk of Suffocation
    Product safety advocates have long warned parents about the suffocation dangers of padding and bedding in a child’s crib. Earlier this month, a related warning was given about padding in a play yard. The issue was raised by The Safety…
  • Feb 20

    Delay in Newborn Testing Can Be Life-Threatening

    Delay in Newborn Testing Can Be Life-Threatening
    For a couple of generations, the U.S. routinely has screened the blood of newborns to identify rare genetic conditions. But a recent editorial in USA Today reminded readers that too many delays at too many hospitals and labs are undermining…
  • Feb 13

    Feds Warn Against Bone Graft Implants in Kid

    Feds Warn Against Bone Graft Implants in Kid
    Bone graft surgery often involves bone morphogenic protein (BMP), an implanted material that encourages bone growth and fuses the gaps between spinal vertebrae. Instead of using natural bone, many people have been implanted with these…
Rank this Week: 4964