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Friable Thoughts

Friable Thoughts

Ruminations of an asbestos defense lawyer. By Jim Twu.

http://friablethoughts.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 5

    Duty to Warn for Component Parts Defense Gets Confusing in California

    Duty to Warn for Component Parts Defense Gets Confusing in California
    California law on the subject just got confusing. After the Taylor v. Elliott Turbomachinery Co., Inc. (2009) 171 Cal.App.4th 564 decision, it appeared manufacturers were immune from liability from asbestos containing component parts made by…
  • Feb 3

    Asbestos Defendants Win Insurance Coverage Case

    Asbestos Defendants Win Insurance Coverage Case
    While plaintiff's lawyers love to rail against corporate America, the actual entities that pay most of the settlements and verdicts in asbestos cases are the insurance companies that insure corporate America. So, there's been quite a bit of…
  • Jan 23

    Still Filing in Madison County

    Still Filing in Madison County
    This article looks into why filings in Madison County have gone up recently. As other states have passed tort reform, it would seem a no-brainer to have cases for out of state plaintiff's moved out of Madison County. The only real theory…
Rank this Week: 2868

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Florida Witness Delivers Dying Words to Crash Victim’s Family

    Florida Witness Delivers Dying Words to Crash Victim’s Family
    Late last week, a Tampa 18-year-old was driving her scooter on Orange Street when a Jeep that was traveling northbound struck her. According to a local news report and witnesses, the woman was thrown from her scooter and ended up in a ditch.…
  • Nov 17

    Molino Teen Killed In Tragic Automobile Accident

    Molino Teen Killed In Tragic Automobile Accident
    Early last week, a Molino 16-year-old was killed in a car accident on US Highway 29 at State Road 97 around 4:00 p.m. According to one local news report, the victim was a passenger in a Hyundai Sonata being driven by another high-school…
  • Nov 10

    Update on Florida’s No Texting While Driving Law

    Update on Florida’s No Texting While Driving Law
    In October 2013, Florida enacted a law to make texting while driving illegal. According to a local news report, cell-phone provider AT&T has also gotten behind the new law and has taken the initiative to educate young students about…
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Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona…

Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona Blog

Covers Illinois injury law.

http://gkwwlaw.com/news/
  • May 9

    Municipal Flooding Lawsuit

    Municipal Flooding Lawsuit
    Illinois Farmers Insurance Company has filed several class action lawsuits against dozens of Chicago-area municipalities alleging that these municipalities each failed to provide safe storm sewer systems and conduct adequate storm water…
  • Mar 6

    Multi Million Dollar Class Action Lawsuit – Summary Judgment

    Multi Million Dollar Class Action Lawsuit – Summary Judgment
    Sept. 12, 2012 – Nichols v. Chicago Heights Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona secured summary judgment in a multi-million dollar class action suit brought against the City of Chicago Heights in connection with a record rainfall that…
  • Nov 16

    Tom Gardiner Speaks to the Forensic Expert Witness Association

    Tom Gardiner Speaks to the Forensic Expert Witness Association
    On November 15th, Tom Gardiner spoke before the Forensic Expert Witness Association.  He addressed past and future trends regarding use of expert witnesses in litigation.
Rank this Week: 1468

Garvin Law Firm Blog

Garvin Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida personal injury and criminal defense news.

http://www.garvinlegal.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4966

Gay Chacker & MIttin Personal…

Gay Chacker & MIttin Personal Injury Blog

Covers legal case results, personal injury news, and commentary on laws in the city of Philadelphia.

http://www.gaychackermittin.com/firm-news-articles/
  • Nov 17

    How to Protect Personal Injury Settlement Money from Creditor

    How to Protect Personal Injury Settlement Money from Creditor
    An accident that leaves you or a loved one injured or disabled is often accompanied by severe financial hardship resulting from a job loss or medical bills. Your lawyer can not only help you negotiate the best settlement to compensate you for…
  • Nov 17

    How to Protect the Civil Rights of High School Student

    How to Protect the Civil Rights of High School Student
    High school students seeking to freely express their beliefs is not a new subject. Politically motivated students together with civil rights lawyers first challenged the school establishment in 1969 in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School…
  • Nov 17

    The Effects of a DUI on a Driving Record

    The Effects of a DUI on a Driving Record
    The state of Pennsylvania considers adult drivers with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of greater than .08 to be DUI, or driving under the influence. For young drivers under the age of 21, the BAC limit is .02. Even for cases that are disposed…
Rank this Week: 2679

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Reviews personal injury laws and news in Georgia. By the McClelland Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonlaws.com
  • Sep 14

    Writing Personal Injury Demand Letters to Settle Claims & Case

    Writing Personal Injury Demand Letters to Settle Claims & Case
    Hello, today were going to discuss the topic of writing a successful personal injury demand letters in Georgia to the insurance company after an accident.  This is integral to being a personal injury attorney and in the broader sense,…
  • Aug 24

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia
    There are a great deal of tractor trailers speeding and driving around Barnesville, Georgia.  The truck stop is just down the road.  Getting in an accident with a big semi is like a bowling ball on a pool table.  Things are not…
  • Aug 24

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia
    There are a great deal of trucks driving around Barnesville.  The truck stop is just down the road.  Getting in an accident with a big semi is like a bowling ball on a pool table.  Things are not right.  Trucking cases…
Rank this Week: 2572

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Pressure Sore

    Pressure Sore
    Pressure sores, also known as decubitus ulcers or even more commonly as bedsores, develop when continuous pressure to certain areas of the body begins to breakdown the skin because of decreased mobility. Pressure sores develop most commonly…
  • Oct 14

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly
    The excessive use of psychotropic medications among the elderly has been an ongoing battle as nursing homes become more prevalent. With the passing of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1987, the federal government attempted to…
  • Oct 13

    Infectious Outbreaks in Nursing Home

    Infectious Outbreaks in Nursing Home
    Long-term care facilities are at a high risk of endangering the lives of their residents when they fail to properly control infectious diseases. Residents are confined to small spaces and often their daily living activities occur in groups. …
Rank this Week: 917

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Air Bag Recalls Continue to Expand

    Air Bag Recalls Continue to Expand
    As we mentioned in a post back in September, 2014 has been a record year for auto recalls. And the year isn’t over yet. Approximately 14.3 million automobiles from ten different manufacturers have now been recalled for faulty air bags…
  • Oct 23

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 2

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 2
    National Teen Driver Safety Week is going on now! In part one of this post, we talked about the disturbingly high rate of teenager traffic fatalities and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "5 to drive" rules to keep teen…
  • Oct 17

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 1 of 2

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014: Part 1 of 2
    Despite what teenagers may believe, they are not the best drivers. Tragically, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. In many cases, the teenagers who died were behind the wheel. Since it…
Rank this Week: 356

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Julie A. Rice, Attorney at Law, & Affiliates.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2789

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and business law. By Oinonen Law Group LLC.

http://www.goodgeorgialawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 876

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury law regarding auto accidents, truck accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Suthers Law Firm.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 18

    NURSING HOME CARE LEVELS ARE OFTEN TIMES MUCH LOWER THAN FAMILIES ARE AWARE

    NURSING HOME CARE LEVELS ARE OFTEN TIMES MUCH LOWER THAN FAMILIES ARE AWARE
    Today, many families entrusting a skilled nursing facility with the care of a loved one may be shocked to find out the low number of registered nurses and other medical professionals that are actually providing care inside nursing homes at…
  • Nov 14

    Takata Airbag Recall

    Takata Airbag Recall
    Eleven major automobile manufacturers have issued recalls on more than 7.8 million cars equipped with defective airbags manufactured by Takata Corporation. There have been reports of the airbags exploding and shooting metal shrapnel at…
  • Oct 29

    Infections in Nursing Homes Increasing

    Infections in Nursing Homes Increasing
    A recent study by the Columbia University School of Nursing reported that the rate of infections in nursing homes is increasing. Regrettably, the trend will likely continue unless and until better care and hygiene practices are…
Rank this Week: 3569

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law and products liability. By Jackson & Braun, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Fatal Trucking Accident Leads to $4.5 Million Recovery for one Georgia Family

    Fatal Trucking Accident Leads to $4.5 Million Recovery for one Georgia Family
    Earlier last year, a tragic accident claimed the life of one woman when she was rear-ended by a semi-truck driver who was not paying attention to the road ahead of him. According to a recent news report, the woman’s family just obtained…
  • Nov 17

    Georgia Hospital Required To Pay $8.4 Million to Family of Boy Born with Cerebral Palsy

    Georgia Hospital Required To Pay $8.4 Million to Family of Boy Born with Cerebral Palsy
    Earlier this month in a Georgia court, a northeastern Georgia hospital was ordered to pay the family of a young boy born with cerebral palsy approximately $8.4 million for its negligence. According to a brief report by one local Georgia…
  • Nov 10

    Middle-School Student Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident

    Middle-School Student Dies in Tragic Bicycle Accident
    Earlier this week in Georgia, a 14-year-old middle-school girl was killed after she fell off her bike and was then hit by a passing car. According to a report by one local news source, the girl was riding her bike eastbound on Plainville Road…
Rank this Week: 3098

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 345

Georgia on Two Wheels

Georgia on Two Wheels

Covers Georgia motorcycle and helmet laws. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantamotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    When Guardrails Turn Dangerou

    When Guardrails Turn Dangerou
    Georgia on Two Wheels has posted in the past about the dangers of guardrails to motorcycle riders, and to vehicles in general, during a collision. Just this past week, a couple riding their bike in California rounded a curve, hit a guardrail…
  • Sep 19

    A Cell Phone, a Red Light and the End of a Biker's Life

    A Cell Phone, a Red Light and the End of a Biker's Life
    The danger of intersections for bikers was brought home again this week as a Paulding County man was killed on his bike. The 55-year-old beloved grandfather was on his way to a bike rally. His life was cut short when another vehicle failed to…
  • Aug 26

    Biker Hurt in Georgia State 144 Crash

    Biker Hurt in Georgia State 144 Crash
    This past week, a Georgia State Route 144 motorcycle crash resulted in a life flight to Memorial Medical Health University. The rider was said to have been traveling eastbound when the truck in front of him began to make a turn or was…
Rank this Week: 1656

Georgia Plaintiff's Lawyer

Georgia Plaintiff's Lawyer

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.georgiaplaintiffslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 12

    A Message to Georgia Senators: VOTE *NO* on HB643

    A Message to Georgia Senators: VOTE *NO* on HB643
    HB 643: A Dangerous Discovery Limitations BillThis Bill is a black-letter "limitation on frequency and extent of discovery." First, the Bill injects an alien approach to the Georgia Civil Practice Act and the broad scope of discovery.…
  • Jul 23

    Georgia UM Insurance: Things You Must Know

    Georgia UM Insurance: Things You Must Know
    What is "UM insurance"?  And Why is it a Must That You Read Your UM Policy?Most people do not understand - or have a reason to understand - the importance of "UM insurance" until they are involved in a wreck with injuries.  During…
  • Jan 23

    Death in Perry, Georgia Appears Result of Blown Tire

    Death in Perry, Georgia Appears Result of Blown Tire
    Yesterday, Miguel Rodriguez, a fifty-four year old man from Homestead, Florida, was traveling as a passenger with his wife, Ana Rodriguez, along Georgia Interstate 75. According to the initial reports, Ana Rodriguez was driving the couple's…
Rank this Week: 3558

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney…

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiatruckaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Ships, Trains, Trucks and Big Boxes -- The Complexity of Intermodal Freight

    Ships, Trains, Trucks and Big Boxes -- The Complexity of Intermodal Freight
    For years, whenever I have visited Savannah, I have loved to sit at the riverfront and watch with fascination the huge ships stream past, with freight containers stacked high like a child’s colorful building blocks, filled with goods…
  • Oct 8

    Ships, Trains, Trucks and Big Boxes -- The Complexity of Intermodal Freight

    Ships, Trains, Trucks and Big Boxes -- The Complexity of Intermodal Freight
    For years, whenever I have visited Savannah, I have loved to sit at the riverfront and watch with fascination the huge ships stream past, with freight containers stacked high like a child’s colorful building blocks, filled with goods…
  • Aug 7

    Inflation Adjustment of Interstate Truck and Bus Insurance Moving Forward

    Inflation Adjustment of Interstate Truck and Bus Insurance Moving Forward
    Several times recently, I have written about the projected inflation adjustment to minimum liability insurance coverages for interstate commercial vehicles. The process continues. A few days ago, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety…
Rank this Week: 1547

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Explosion in Alabama Steel Plant Kills Worker

    Explosion in Alabama Steel Plant Kills Worker
    A recent explosion at a steel manufacturer company in Alabama was a scene of tragedy, according to One fatality, two injured in explosion at U.S. Steel in Fairfield. Three workers were injured when a pipe exploded in the QBOP are of the…
  • Oct 3

    Highway Workers Killed on Road

    Highway Workers Killed on Road
    Sometimes the highways where crews are working can be particularly dangerous places. In North Carolina recently, a worker was killed, according to Construction Worker Killed in Crash in Interstate Work Zone in Morganton. In that horrific…
  • Sep 25

    Nurses Face Injuries and Danger at Work

    Nurses Face Injuries and Danger at Work
    Nurses often face grueling physical conditions at work, such as 12 hour shifts and lifting of heavy patients. Injuries are common. Sometimes the injuries are inflicted by others. Nurses sometimes must fend off physical attacks while working,…
Rank this Week: 2697

Gertler Law Firm Blog

Gertler Law Firm Blog

Covers New Orleans personal injury law.

http://www.neworleanspersonalinjury.com/faqs/
Rank this Week: 3983

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

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

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Nov 25

    Bakersfield plans to bulldoze a neighborhood and build a freeway

    Bakersfield plans to bulldoze a neighborhood and build a freeway
    During the height of California’s highway boom from the 1950s through the 1970s, Caltrans bulldozed through hundreds of neighborhoods to construct freeways. The economic and environmental toll on these communities was far-reaching:…
  • Nov 14

    ‘Starry Night’ installation transforms bike path into art

    ‘Starry Night’ installation transforms bike path into art
    We’ve already written about the broad appeal of cycle tracks and Copenhagen’s sustainable bike superhighway, but this time it’s the self proclaimed “bike capital of the world” making headlines for an art…
  • Nov 7

    Signal timing: a critical element of safe, livable street

    Signal timing: a critical element of safe, livable street
    For the vast majority of people, signal timing is not an exciting subject. Apart from traffic engineers and a select group of superwonks, few people pay attention to or advocate for better signal timing. Whereas the physical designs (and…
Rank this Week: 646

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Nov 26

    What Are Georgia’s Booster Seat Laws?

    What Are Georgia’s Booster Seat Laws?
    In past decades, when a child outgrew a car seat, he or she simply used a seat belt and perhaps even sat in the front seat. However, in more recent years, research has shown that regular seat belts do not … Continue reading →The…
  • Nov 24

    Choosing the Right Car Seat

    Choosing the Right Car Seat
    Expectant parents in the United States should all know that if they plan to drive their child home, they will need a car seat. However, anyone who has gone shopping for a car seat knows that the options can be … Continue reading…
  • Nov 21

    Dangers of 18-Wheelers on the Road

    Dangers of 18-Wheelers on the Road
    18-wheelers are a common sight on the highways of the United States and are extremely important for commerce. However, these large commercial trucks also pose a significant threat to all other motorists on the road. Because 18-wheelers are so…
Rank this Week: 1867

Greenville SC Personal Injury…

Greenville SC Personal Injury Attorney Blog

By Ryan Montgomery.

http://www.ryanmontgomerylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Why seeking compensation after an accident is a good idea

    Why seeking compensation after an accident is a good idea
    After a serious accident, most people know that it may be necessary to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver. This is especially true if the other driver was driving recklessly or was negligent behind the wheel. This...
  • Nov 14

    Fatal accident highlights danger for construction worker

    Fatal accident highlights danger for construction worker
    Although every occupation comes with at least some risk of suffering an injury, there are some occupations we consider more dangerous than others. In these more dangerous lines of work, serious work-related injuries become part of the…
  • Nov 7

    Deaths, infections, spark suits against Greenville Health System

    Deaths, infections, spark suits against Greenville Health System
    An old doctor once said that the best place to pick up an infection is at the hospital. It's easy to understand why. Hospitals are where sick people go to get treatment. But the point the doctor was really making...
Rank this Week: 1694

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    What should you do if detectives want to question you about a crime?

    What should you do if detectives want to question you about a crime?
    The post What should you do if detectives want to question you about a crime? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. Very often we are asked by someone whether or not they should speak to police officers or detectives who are asking to…
  • Sep 26

    Gun Rights and Domestic Violence Conviction

    Gun Rights and Domestic Violence Conviction
    The post Gun Rights and Domestic Violence Convictions appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. As we have previously pointed out, a conviction for battery constituting domestic violence can have life altering consequences. Because this charge…
  • Aug 26

    How Can I Drop Charges in a Domestic Violence Case?

    How Can I Drop Charges in a Domestic Violence Case?
    The post How Can I Drop Charges in a Domestic Violence Case? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. In cases where a person has filed a police report against someone they know, such as a friend or family member, it is very common for them to…
Rank this Week: 3376

Gunn Law Blog

Gunn Law Blog

Covers Florida Insurance and bad faith law, as well as personal injury law. By Lee Gunn.

http://gunnlawblog.typepad.com/gunn_law_blog/
  • Oct 15

    The increased use

    The increased use
    The increased use of non-standard forms in the personal lines market makes it more difficult for consumers to make an informed decision when purchasing insurance.  Consumers are no longer buying essentially the same scope of coverages. …
  • Oct 10

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.
  • Oct 10

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY
    On October 1, 2010, the Second District Court of Appeal issued an important and instructive opinion on the pleading requirements for asserting a claim for breach of non-delegable duties. Gunn Law Group and Gunn Appellate Practice successfully…
Rank this Week: 4588

Halifax Personal Injury Lawyer…

Halifax Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Halifax Personal Injury Lawyer Blog covers accident, medical malpractice, brain damage, and product liability issues. By McKiggan Hebert.

http://www.halifaxpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Two not-so-secret weapons for ensuring fair compensation for families of wrongful death victims and how one family received $925,000

    Two not-so-secret weapons for ensuring fair compensation for families of wrongful death victims and how one family received $925,000
    After reading about the three recent fatal accidents on Nova Scotia highways in the last two weeks, I was talking with my law partner, Brian Hebert about the challenges of pursuing wrongful death claims in Nova Scotia. Brian had some…
  • Aug 25

    John McKiggan named to Best Lawyers Canada

    John McKiggan named to Best Lawyers Canada
    I have learned I have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of personal injury litigation. I have to say I am proud of being selected because, unlike many lawyers directories, selection is…
  • Aug 1

    What is a Pecuniary Loss in a Nova Scotia Personal Injury Claim?

    What is a Pecuniary Loss in a Nova Scotia Personal Injury Claim?
    One of the most popular articles on this blog is one that I wrote in July 2010 “What is a Pecuniary Loss in a Personal Injury Claim?” The article has received thousands of page views since it was published so the topic is one that…
Rank this Week: 1687

Hammond Law Firm Blog

Hammond Law Firm Blog

Covers the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) claims process and deadlines for filing a lawsuit.

http://www.louisiana-lawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    News from the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Non-jury Liability Trial

    News from the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Non-jury Liability Trial
    Earlier in the month, word came that a potential warning sign was missed on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. If it was treated with the seriousness it deserved, it might have been able to prevent the Gulf Coast oil spill from becoming a major…
  • Feb 25

    Judge OKs $4B BP Oil Spill Criminal Settlement

    Judge OKs $4B BP Oil Spill Criminal Settlement
    The Louisiana BP oil spill attorneys of the Hammond Law Firm explain the oil spill criminal settlement agreed to by the U.S. District Court.
  • Jan 15

    BP Oil Spill Class-action Claims – Filing a Claim and Making Presentment

    BP Oil Spill Class-action Claims – Filing a Claim and Making Presentment
    Hammon Law Firm, LLC strongly encourages individuals who have submitted a Short Form Joinder, Claim-in-Limitation, lawsuit, or other claim with the U.S. District Court in connection with the BP Oil Spill to make “Presentment”…
Rank this Week: 3640

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Nursing Home Abuse – A Growing Problem for an Aging Population

    Nursing Home Abuse – A Growing Problem for an Aging Population
    North Carolina like other states is undergoing a significant demographic change as the state’s 2.4 million baby boomers reach retirement age. In the next two decades, the segment of the state’s population ages 75 to 84 will be the…
  • Nov 12

    What Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

    What Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others, according to the Autism Society.…
  • Oct 28

    Game Changers for Parent

    Game Changers for Parent
    We want our children to be healthy, active and to learn teamwork and gain physical abilities through participating in sports programs. The issue of head injuries in football has gained attention in recent years, with reports about permanent…
Rank this Week: 3255

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Nov 26

    IncomeWithholdingOrder

    IncomeWithholdingOrder
    What is an Income Withholding Order? An Income Withholding Order (IWO) is an order signed by an Alabama judge that is sent to the employer of a person that owes monthly support to another person, so that the amount can be garnished or…
  • Nov 13

    Do It Yourself Divorce Part Two

    Do It Yourself Divorce Part Two
    Do It Yourself Uncontested Divorce in Alabama Part Two The Divorce Documents:  Clauses and Language The first document that is filed in any divorce case, whether contested or uncontested, is the Complaint.  In the Complaint, you…
  • Nov 5

    DoItYourselfDivorcePart1

    DoItYourselfDivorcePart1
    Do It Yourself Uncontested Divorce in Alabama Part One This is a series of blogs on what to look out for when you purchase uncontested divorce documents online from a national document preparation company and to generally describe the divorce…
Rank this Week: 2928

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Wrongful Death of Child

    Wrongful Death of Child
    The loss of a child is the deepest wound which never heals. Families can be, and often are, destroyed by the loss of a child. Wrongful Death of Child Unquestionably the greatest loss of all – one that is truly inconsolable – is…
  • Sep 12

    Right Turn Intersection Accident

    Right Turn Intersection Accident
    There are too many dangerous intersection crashes in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, and Lee County, Florida.  The blame for virtually all accidents at intersections is carelessness. Among the more common violations of a basic rule…
  • Sep 10

    Left Turn Intersection Accident

    Left Turn Intersection Accident
    No matter how basic this rule of the road may be, many drivers in Fort Myers and throughout Lee County violate this traffic law every single day: when making a left turn at an intersection, the driver in the opposite (or…
Rank this Week: 2246

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers,…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Blog

Covers safety and personal injury news.

http://harrispersonalinjury.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    Buckle Up, and Save Your Giblets This Thanksgiving

    Buckle Up, and Save Your Giblets This Thanksgiving
    Buckle Up, and Save Your Giblets This Thanksgiving The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual seat belt safety campaign, “Buckling up Could Save Your Giblets.” Not only will…
  • Nov 24

    Fatal Crash in San Luis Obispo

    Fatal Crash in San Luis Obispo
    Fatal Crash in San Luis Obispo On Monday afternoon, a crash near San Luis Obispo took the life of an 86-year-old Los Osos resident. According to KEYT News Channel Three, the incident happened sometime after 2:00 p.m. Apparently, a driver in a…
  • Nov 24

    Suspected Drunk Driver Terrorizes Hillcrest

    Suspected Drunk Driver Terrorizes Hillcrest
    Suspected Drunk Driver Terrorizes Hillcrest Late Sunday night, a suspected drunk driver terrorized a neighborhood in the Hillcrest area. He struck at least a six cars before losing a tire. According to ABC Channel 10 News, two women called…
Rank this Week: 500

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law…

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law Blog

Covers personal injury, tort, medical malpractice and criminal law.

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
  • Oct 12

    Connecticut personal injury lawyer explains one of the biggest mistakes you can make after your accident!

    Connecticut personal injury lawyer explains one of the biggest mistakes you can make after your accident!
    Our office recently received a telephone call from a woman who had been involved in a motor vehicle accident in Connecticut and was looking to have our CT personal injury lawyers represent her. She advised me that she was a passenger in…
  • Oct 5

    Connecticut dog bite injury lawyer explains the types of injurie

    Connecticut dog bite injury lawyer explains the types of injurie
    Our Connecticut dog bite attorneys have decades of experience in representing dog bite victims and their family members. The injuries sustained by the people that contact us are quite varied and range from puncture wounds, to ripping or…
  • May 13

    CT accident attorneys discuss most frequently asked questions after an accident

    CT accident attorneys discuss most frequently asked questions after an accident
    Many times our CT accident attorneys and injury lawyers are contacted by people who have been injured through the fault of another and are looking to get answers to the great many questions which they have before them. The bulk of these…
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Hawaii Injury Lawyer Blog

Hawaii Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers birth injuries and medical malpractice issues. By Bostwick & Peterson, LLP.

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

    Hawaii Helicopter Accident Closes Popular Hiking Traill

    Hawaii Helicopter Accident Closes Popular Hiking Traill
    Hawaii news reports that the Kalalau Trail in Napali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauai will be re-opended following a recent helicopter accident. The accident happened at about 2 p.m. Thursday at Kalalau Beach. According to the…
  • Sep 6

    Determining The Cause Of Helicopter Accidents Can Be Complex

    Determining The Cause Of Helicopter Accidents Can Be Complex
    Hawaii news reports that a helicopter has crashed into a pineapple field about one mile south of Wheeler Army Airfield. Two people in the helicopter suffered serious personal injuries when the helicopter landed in Kunia. According to…
  • Aug 31

    Fatal Rollover Accident Kills Hawaii Man

    Fatal Rollover Accident Kills Hawaii Man
    Hawaii news Now has reported that a man in his forties was killed early Thursday morning when the car he was driving veered off the Likelike Highway. Investigators explain that after leaving the highway, the vehicle veered up an embankment…
Rank this Week: 4906

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Covers personal injury topics.

http://www.dreamlegalteam.com/law_blog.html
  • Nov 13

    What If My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

    What If My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
    A Quick Definition – What is Workers’ Comp Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program that provides money to people who suffer injuries or illnesses at work or as the result of work duties. In most cases, an employee who…
  • Nov 6

    4 Tips for Winning a Workers’ Compensation Case

    4 Tips for Winning a Workers’ Compensation Case
    Workers compensation claims are not enjoyable. First and foremost, you are injured and need to deal with concerns of your own personal health. On top of that, you are probably worried if you will receive enough compensation to provide for…
  • Oct 28

    Can I Sue in Addition to Getting Workers’ Compensation?

    Can I Sue in Addition to Getting Workers’ Compensation?
    Have you suffered a workplace injury or illness? Do you think you deserve more than just workers’ compensation benefits? There are a few situations when it may be possible to sue in a court of law in addition to receiving workers’…
Rank this Week: 4176

Helping Injured

Helping Injured

Cover personal injury litigation. By Mazow McCullough.

http://www.helpinginjured.com/blog
  • Feb 14

    Man Pinned by Car at Dorchester, MA Gas Station

    Man Pinned by Car at Dorchester, MA Gas Station
    A local man sustained serious leg injuries after being pinned between his vehicle and a post for more than 10 minutes while pumping gas in Dorchester on Sunday morning. His vehicle was hit by another vehicle driven by a woman who reported she…
  • Feb 4

    Keeping Safe During Winter Weather

    Keeping Safe During Winter Weather
    A storm is set to strike New England as of Wednesday, February 4, 2014 so get ready for a difficult commute! Boston Globe Meteorologist David Epstein is predicting a total of 9-12 inches for upper MA and 6-10 inches in Boston and surrounding…
  • Jan 29

    Fatal Car Accident on Route 128 Southbound in Framingham, MA

    Fatal Car Accident on Route 128 Southbound in Framingham, MA
    A Framingham woman died yesterday after a mattress flew off of the roof of what is being described as a large white dump truck with a white cab and dark, wooded sides. The vehicle travelling directly in front of the now deceased woman stopped…
Rank this Week: 2602

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

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

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Red Robin Restaurant Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action lawsuit – Missouri (2014)

    Red Robin Restaurant Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action lawsuit – Missouri (2014)
    Springfield Missouri Health officials administered more than 5,000 doses of the hepatitis A vaccine. On May 20, 2014, health department officials learned of a food service worker at the Red... Continue Reading
  • Sep 27

    Hepatitis A Cluster in Alabama

    Hepatitis A Cluster in Alabama
    The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating three cases of hepatitis A in Clarke County in southwest Alabama. The department says two of the cases involve people who have... Continue Reading
  • Sep 25

    165 Sick with Hepatitis A Linked to Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend

    165 Sick with Hepatitis A Linked to Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend
    165 people were confirmed to have become ill from hepatitis A after eating ‘Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend’ in 10 states: Arizona (24), California (80), Colorado (29), Hawaii (8), New... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 530

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, business and litigation.

http://hernanfirm.com/blog/
  • Nov 19

    President Obama to make announcement on executive action on immigration on Thursday, November 20 2014 at 8:00pm

    President Obama to make announcement on executive action on immigration on Thursday, November 20 2014 at 8:00pm
    The President has indicated that he will make a long awaited announcement on his plan to address the broken immigration system on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8:00pm.  Information about the plan will be posted upon its release at…
  • Aug 1

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Roswell Municipal Court

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Roswell Municipal Court
    Being arrested for shoplifting can be a frightening experience. A theft charge on an arrest record and a related conviction can have devastating effects on an individual’s ability to seek or maintain employment and pass background…
  • Aug 1

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Milton Municipal Court – Georgia

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Milton Municipal Court – Georgia
    Being arrested for shoplifting can be a frightening experience. A theft charge on an arrest record and a related conviction can have devastating effects on an individual’s ability to seek or maintain employment and pass background…
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Hernando County Injury Attorney…

Hernando County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Hernando County, Florida personal injury By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.hernandoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Nov 24

    NHTSA Urges Owners of Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles to Get Recalled Cars Fixed

    NHTSA Urges Owners of Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles to Get Recalled Cars Fixed
    The NHTSA is urging owners of recalled Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and Model Year 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles to contact their local dealer to arrange the free remedy repair for their vehicles. Chrysler has reported that they…
  • Nov 12

    Health Study: Taking Medications Wrong Can Cause Harm

    Health Study: Taking Medications Wrong Can Cause Harm
    Studies show that many people have trouble following doctor’s’ instructions when it comes to taking prescription medication, which, of course, can lead to serious consequences. According to recent research, 50 percent of Americans…
  • Nov 7

    Fatal Falls for Seniors On the Rise

    Fatal Falls for Seniors On the Rise
    While a slip and fall or trip and fall accident can leave any one of any age with an injury, for senior citizens, falls are becoming more and more fatal. The number of those over the age of 65 who die after a fall has sharply spiked in recent…
Rank this Week: 3857

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Nov 19

    Keeping Our Children Safe

    Keeping Our Children Safe
    Each year, thousands of children are injured while crossing or walking along the road. A study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2012, over 76,000 pedestrians were injured…
  • Nov 17

    Receiving an Unacceptable Settlement Offer

    Receiving an Unacceptable Settlement Offer
    What are your legal rights if the insurance company has offered you a settlement that will not cover all your expenses and damages? If you have been involved in a car accident and have filed an insurance claim, the insurance adjuster…
  • Nov 14

    When Should I Call a St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer?

    When Should I Call a St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer?
    Getting injured or suffering property damage in a car accident can be a traumatizing experience. You do not have to go through this scary time alone. Consider using the services of an experienced St. Louis car accident lawyer,…
Rank this Week: 3327

Horn Law Firm, P.C. Blog

Horn Law Firm, P.C. Blog

Covers Missouri personal injury.

http://www.hornlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 26

    Consequences of Distracted Driving

    Consequences of Distracted Driving
    During any hour or daylight, there are over 660,000 people using their cellphones while driving in America. The distracted driving epidemic has become a common practice and is not yet regarded with the same negative stigma as drunk driving.…
  • Nov 18

    Distracted Driving Statistic

    Distracted Driving Statistic
    Distracted driving is a growing problem with United States drivers of all ages. The number of distracted driver deaths in the United States stands at over 3,000 people per year. This number is sometimes even more, as 2007 saw…
  • Nov 3

    Android App Stops Texting and Driving

    Android App Stops Texting and Driving
    Every year, cell phones have been implicated in 1.6 million automobile collisions. They are a factor in 500,000 injuries and 6,000 lost lives annually. Everyone knows they shouldn’t text while driving, but many do it anyway. It’s…
Rank this Week: 2687

Houston Personal Injury Blog

Houston Personal Injury Blog

By Nielsen & Mukerji.

http://nmtriallawfirm.com/houston-personal-injury-blog/
  • Oct 31

    When Fun Turns Tragic: An In-Depth Look at Bounce House Accidents in 2014

    When Fun Turns Tragic: An In-Depth Look at Bounce House Accidents in 2014
    There have been a high number of bounce house accidents in the year 2014. Part of this is due to the fact that more and more people are choosing to own these inflatable fun houses privately. Despite proper set up and supervision in these…
  • Oct 30

    Two Children Were Injured in a Houston ISD School Bus Accident

    Two Children Were Injured in a Houston ISD School Bus Accident
    A Houston Independent School District bus collided with a car in northeast Houston on Tuesday morning. Thirteen children were heading to Booker T. Washington High School, when a car ran into the back of the school bus at the corner of Denmark…
  • Oct 29

    Girl Jumping on a Trampoline Crashes through a Window

    Girl Jumping on a Trampoline Crashes through a Window
    A 10-year-old girl who was jumping on a trampoline at a gymnastics academy sustained several injuries after she went through a tampered glass window. The accident happened in Antioch, California at a Halloween party at the Four Stars…
Rank this Week: 3049

Houston Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Houston Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury and accident law. By Godsey - Martin, P.C.

http://www.houstontexasinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    When Is it Better to Settle A Case Rather Than Go to Trial?

    When Is it Better to Settle A Case Rather Than Go to Trial?
    It’s a difficult decision for a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit to accept a settlement offer from a defendant. Settling a case means giving up the right to proceed to trial and to receive a verdict from either a judge…
  • Oct 10

    No Immunity for County Where Highway Signs Not Replaced after Storm

    No Immunity for County Where Highway Signs Not Replaced after Storm
    A county has an obligation to maintain county-owned roads within its jurisdiction. If there is maintenance, construction, or a change to the roadway, the county also has an obligation to advise motorists by appropriate warning signs. If…
  • Oct 3

    City of Houston Immune from Liability for Bite by Houston Police Department K-9

    City of Houston Immune from Liability for Bite by Houston Police Department K-9
    Late at night, Houston Police Department Officer R.J. Briones was driving his patrol car, with HPD K-9 insignia, to start his shift at his Houston office.  Berro, a police dog, was with the officer in the car,…
Rank this Week: 2716

Huntsville Injury Attorneys Blog

Huntsville Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law in Alabama. By Siniard, Timberlake & League, P.C.

http://www.huntsvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 7

    Wrongful Death Claims in Alabama

    Wrongful Death Claims in Alabama
              In the very unfortunate situation where a person is killed by the wrongful act of another person or a corporation in Alabama, the heirs may make claims under the Alabama Wrongful Death…
  • Apr 22

    What is “subrogation” and how does it affect my personal injury claim in Alabama?

    What is “subrogation” and how does it affect my personal injury claim in Alabama?
    Subrogation is the right of a third party – usually a health, disability or automobile insurance company – to recover money paid to or on behalf of an injured person from any amount the injured person receives from a responsible…
  • Dec 17

    What does the Alabama Mandatory Insurance law mean for uninsured Alabama residents involved in a motor vehicle wreck?

    What does the Alabama Mandatory Insurance law mean for uninsured Alabama residents involved in a motor vehicle wreck?
    The state can suspend a driver’s license or an owner’s vehicle registration until the proper forms are submitted and fees paid when an uninsured vehicle is involved in a collision or when a driver is pulled over and fails to…
Rank this Week: 3134

I Do Not Want to Be Your Lawyer

I Do Not Want to Be Your Lawyer

Free legal advice for personal injury plaintiffs from a lawyer who does not want to represent you.

http://www.idonotwanttobeyourlawyer.com/
  • Sep 21

    Paying Back Medicare After a Lawsuit

    Paying Back Medicare After a Lawsuit
    Medicare recipients who file personal injury lawsuits need to be aware that by law they will have to pay Medicare back from their judgment or settlement. Unlike cases where private health insurers seek repayment, cases involving Medicare…
  • Aug 26

    Suing an Attorney for Malpractice is Harder Than You Think

    Suing an Attorney for Malpractice is Harder Than You Think
    Legal malpractice cases are particularly difficult and expensive to pursue. Aside from the inherent difficulty in finding an attorney who accepts legal malpractice cases, the plaintiff essentially needs to prove two cases in order to win: (1)…
  • Aug 22

    Lawyer Win/Loss Records — Why You Can’t Find Them

    Lawyer Win/Loss Records — Why You Can’t Find Them
    I’ve been asked on more than one occasion where plaintiffs can look up the win/loss records of lawyers. Usually this is in conjunction with them initially hiring a lawyer or thinking of switching lawyers, the thought being that this…
Rank this Week: 1592

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    Medical Marijuana Cream Claim Fails at Trial

    Medical Marijuana Cream Claim Fails at Trial
    To date I am aware of two cases in British Columbia that have awarded damages for the costs of medical marijuana to treat personal injuries (these can be accessed here and here).  Earlier this week reasons were released by the BC Supreme…
  • Nov 25

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic and Disabling Neck and Back Injury

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Chronic and Disabling Neck and Back Injury
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic and largely disabling neck and back injuries. In this week’s case (Mandra v. Lu) the Plaintiff was involved in a…
  • Nov 20

    “Use of Vacation Time Does Not Represent Lost Income” in ICBC Claim

    “Use of Vacation Time Does Not Represent Lost Income” in ICBC Claim
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, holding that used vacation time following an injury is not compensable as lost income in a personal injury lawsuit. In today’s case (McCartney v.…
Rank this Week: 390

Idaho Injury Law Blog

Idaho Injury Law Blog

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

http://holzeredwardsinjurylawyers.com/
  • Nov 24

    Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tip

    Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tip
    Traveling to visit family and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday is a great tradition.  The increased traffic volume during the Holiday-likely to be higher than normal with the reduced price of gas- makes it especially important to…
  • Nov 19

    Witness Statements Matter In Injury Accident

    Witness Statements Matter In Injury Accident
    If you’ve been involved a car accident, if you can one thing you want to do is gather the names and contact information of any parties who  have witnessed the wreck.  While responding officers may get some witnesses, often…
  • Nov 18

    Dealing With Damages Caused by An Uninsured Driver

    Dealing With Damages Caused by An Uninsured Driver
    Idaho law requires all drivers to have insurance to cover accidents that are their fault. Unfortunately, not all drivers follow the law. If you are in a car collision with one of those uninsured drivers, there are a few options open to you…
Rank this Week: 3644

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Nov 17

    Chicago Bicyclist Receives $190,000.00 Settlement For Personal Injuries In Crash on Montrose

    Chicago Bicyclist Receives $190,000.00 Settlement For Personal Injuries In Crash on Montrose
    A long journey began for a Chicago bicyclist back in April of 2011. However, the journey he embarked on that day only started by bicycle. The journey itself was primarily made up of three years of medical care including a surgery. As is often…
  • Oct 31

    What Can Be Done To Reduce Bicycle Crashes in Illinois?

    What Can Be Done To Reduce Bicycle Crashes in Illinois?
    Attorney Michael Keating of Keating Law Offices being interviewed by FOX Chicago.Last Friday, Attorney Michael S. Keating of the Illinois Bicycle Lawyers at Keating Law Offices was interviewed by FOX News Chicago regarding new video…
  • Oct 30

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors Evanston's "Pedal Bright" Bike Light Giveaway and Installation Event

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors Evanston's "Pedal Bright" Bike Light Giveaway and Installation Event
    The Illinois Bicycle Law ShieldOn the Eve of Halloween (tonight, October 30th) Keating Law Offices is sponsoring the City of Evanston's “Pedal Bright” Bike Light Giveaway and Installation event. The goal of the event is to …
Rank this Week: 4605