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First4Lawyers News

First4Lawyers News

Features UK-centric legal news, with a focus on personal injury and medical negligence.

http://www.first4lawyers.com/news/
  • May 23

    How much can soap stars claim?

    How much can soap stars claim?
    Living in a soap opera has never been an easy ride, but none more so than today. Not only is there a good chance that you live a fairly downtrodden existence filled with daily misery and woe, but you’re far more likely to be involved in…
  • Feb 17

    Stay safe on the road in the wind

    Stay safe on the road in the wind
    FACT: Bad weather causes accidents. Whether it is snow, floods, fog or strong winds then it is always wise to avoid driving wherever possible in extreme weather. Accident claims specialists First4lawyers have produced a short guide to make…
  • Feb 17

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued
    Falling trees, toppled signs, flying debris, trips and slips are set to drive an increase in personal injury claims as 100 mph storms batter Britain, warn personal injury specialists First4lawyers. Storm damage can have a devastating impact…
Rank this Week: 71

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 88

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jul 18

    Judge Goes Above and Beyond in Sentencing Nursing Home Rapist

    Judge Goes Above and Beyond in Sentencing Nursing Home Rapist
    Many sexual assault cases against the elderly go unreported, especially when the victim suffers medical conditions such as confusion, memory loss or difficulty in communicating. In many cases, the perpetrator tricks, coerces or manipulates…
  • Jul 11

    Don’t Be Lazy When Selecting a Nursing Home

    Don’t Be Lazy When Selecting a Nursing Home
    Many families face the undesired position that their loved one no longer has the ability to live on their own safely and without assistance. As a result, they are required to find a safe and loving environment and place their trust into the…
  • Jul 5

    Nurse Faces Charges Related to Sexual Abuse of Disabled Patient

    Nurse Faces Charges Related to Sexual Abuse of Disabled Patient
    The disabled and elderly patients in nursing homes often live lives at the mercy and kindness of their caregivers. Unfortunately, physical assault, sexual abuse and mental anguish are often common occurrences to many vulnerable residents at…
Rank this Week: 132

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
  • Jul 20

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
    Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed…
  • Jul 18

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?
    Almost all hospitals in the United States are teaching hospitals in some way. Whether they take on interns, have actual classes, or let students observe surgical procedures, hospitals are there to mold and create the world’s next best…
Rank this Week: 159

Cerebral Palsy Law Blog

Cerebral Palsy Law Blog

Covers cerebral palsy and pediatric brain injury. By Burke & Eisner.

http://cerebralpalsylawblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Risk factors in Preterm Babies leading to Cerebral Palsy

    Risk factors in Preterm Babies leading to Cerebral Palsy
    I just read this study that shows some of the risk factors that relat to Cerebral Palsy. The study particularly is focuses on medium and Late Pre term babies. These are the children born in weeks 32-33 for Medium and 34-36 for Late preterm.…
  • Jan 24

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Jul 20

    Anatomy Review: The Brachial Blexu

    Anatomy Review: The Brachial Blexu
    In a refreshing change from all the lawyer blogs that talk about Brachial Plexus (this one included), I found a blog that explains a lot about the functional anatomy of the Brachial Plexus nerve bundle. It is a list with a description of…
Rank this Week: 165

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Doctors and other health care professionals urge Americans of all ages to get regular exercise and see their doctors for regular checkups. But studies are showing there’s an under-utilized option for…
  • Feb 19

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Since many of us hit the winter “slump” at about this time of year, it’s a great time to take a second look at your own heart health and start implementing small changes to improve it. Did…
  • Jan 27

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability
    A bad car accident, slip and fall injury or acquired disability turned 2015 upside down for you and your family. You’re likely still struggling to come to terms with your new limitations and figure out how to get your finances, career…
Rank this Week: 273

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys Blog

Comments on Maryland medical malpractice. By Cardaro & Peek, LLC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 253

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jul 22

    Surgical Mistakes Blamed for Woman’s Injurie

    Surgical Mistakes Blamed for Woman’s Injurie
    A woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit in Cook County against a hospital, medical group, and two doctors alleging negligence during surgery caused serious injuries. The woman was a patient at St. Alexius Medical Center where she…
  • Jul 19

    Victim Receives $3.5 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

    Victim Receives $3.5 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case
    The legal team at Levin & Perconti has reached a $3.5 million settlement for their client in a medical malpractice case. Their client was seriously and permanently injured while in the care of a Chicago psychiatric hospital. The man was…
  • Jul 14

    Improper Use of MRI Machine Led to Serious Injurie

    Improper Use of MRI Machine Led to Serious Injurie
    The use of diagnostic and testing equipment is a necessary part of the diagnosis and treatment of many medical conditions. When we go to a medical facility for tests we expect that the employees will keep us safe from harm and will take…
Rank this Week: 394

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From the Chicago law firm of Hurley McKenna & Mertz.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 395

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    NHTSA Questions Safety of Self-Driving Cars After Fatal Florida Car Accident

    NHTSA Questions Safety of Self-Driving Cars After Fatal Florida Car Accident
    In early May, a fatal car accident on a Florida highway seemed like just one of the many tragedies that occur on our roads daily. The driver, a 40-year-old from Canton, Ohio operating a Tesla car in Williston, Florida, had crashed into a…
  • Jul 19

    Bernardoni v. City of Saginaw – Sidewalk Trip-and-Fall Accident Lawsuit

    Bernardoni v. City of Saginaw – Sidewalk Trip-and-Fall Accident Lawsuit
    Sidewalks are constructed solely for the purpose of providing a safe space to travel on foot, out of the way of cars or other traffic. Unfortunately, many sidewalks are a threat in and of themselves. Specifically, they can be a fall risk if…
  • Jul 16

    Orlando Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers: Choosing the Right Nursing Home

    Orlando Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers: Choosing the Right Nursing Home
    Florida insurance regulators recently revealed that two insurers have filed requests for sizable rate hikes – ranging from 20 percent up to 114 percent – in premiums for patients receiving long-term care. One of those,…
Rank this Week: 494

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Jul 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
  • Jul 20

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
    Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed…
  • Jul 18

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?
    Almost all hospitals in the United States are teaching hospitals in some way. Whether they take on interns, have actual classes, or let students observe surgical procedures, hospitals are there to mold and create the world’s next best…
Rank this Week: 474

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    13 people suffer personal injury in New York Bus accident

    13 people suffer personal injury in New York Bus accident
    13 people were injured in a bus accident in New York this afternoon. The bus was a double decker operated by Go New York Tours. The bus was heading South on Fifth Ave near 63rd Street when it crashed into a tree. The bus driver…
  • Jul 21

    Driver who killed a pedestrian in New York convicted of murder

    Driver who killed a pedestrian in New York convicted of murder
    A reckless motorist who fatally struck a pedestrian and injured a few others in New York was convicted of murder. 35 year old Shaun Martin was high on Meth and PCP when in 2013 he sped down Second Avenue in Manhattan, NYC, jumped the…
  • Jul 21

    Driver arrested in fatal NYC hit and run accident

    Driver arrested in fatal NYC hit and run accident
    The reckless driver of a BMW who killed a mother and severely injured her daughter in a car accident in New York City and ran away has been arrested by the police. Last Sunday 58 year old Jairam Budhu was driving  his BMW with…
Rank this Week: 551

Baltimore Medical Malpractice…

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Arfaa Law Group.

http://www.baltimoremedicalmalpracticelawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 537

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 500

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 484

Military Medical Malpractice Blog

Military Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers the Federal Tort Claims Act, Military Claims Act, military malpractice, military negligence and VA hospitals.

http://www.militarymedicalmalpracticeblog.com
  • Feb 5

    Medical Malpractice Claims by United States Veterans Continue to Rise

    Medical Malpractice Claims by United States Veterans Continue to Rise
    As thousands of soldiers returned home from overseas in recent years, American taxpayers have paid more not just for veterans’ medical care but for a surge in malpractice claims against veterans hospitals. Settlements and court…
  • Mar 20

    U.S. Soldier Kills Innocent Civilians in Afghanistan & The Foreign Claims Act

    U.S. Soldier Kills Innocent Civilians in Afghanistan & The Foreign Claims Act
    The recent horrendous murder of innocent civilians, including women and children, by an Army soldier in Afghanistan raises many questions as to how the United States will proceed once its investigation is completed.  One of those questions…
  • Mar 8

    36 U.S. and NATO Troops Killed by Rogue Afghan Soldiers in Last 13 Month

    36 U.S. and NATO Troops Killed by Rogue Afghan Soldiers in Last 13 Month
    A few weeks ago, two American Army officers were shot to death as they sat at their desks inside the Afghan Interior Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, apparently by a rogue Afghan security officer.  The killer escaped and has not been…
Rank this Week: 620

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Covers Illinois malpractice and ethics decisions. By Edward X. Clinton, Jr.

http://www.legalmalpracticeillinois.com/
  • Aug 13

    New Addre

    New Addre
    This blog will remain here.However, new posts will be published at this location:www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.comThank you.
  • Jun 23

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt
    BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD: The ARDC has accused a former partner of Sidley & Austin of submitting 800 false cab receipts to the firm and accepting reimbursements in excess of $69,000. The ARDC alleges that the lawyer never took the cab…
  • Jun 17

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance
    The Illinois Supreme Court has amended three rules, 11, 13 and 137 to allow attorneys to file what is to be known as a limited scope appearance in a case.The Notice of Limited Scope Appearance must explain to the other party what the scope of…
Rank this Week: 538

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 977

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1023

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/
  • Jul 22

    George Agency Faces Trial Over Deadly Accident Following Wildfire

    George Agency Faces Trial Over Deadly Accident Following Wildfire
    Although we charge police and fire departments with protecting lives and property, as a matter of law it is difficult to actually sue these agencies if they fail in their duties. Georgia law extends sovereign immunity to absolve state…
  • Jul 17

    Georgia Court Sorts Out Responsibility for Deadly Three-Car Accident

    Georgia Court Sorts Out Responsibility for Deadly Three-Car Accident
    In a personal injury lawsuit, such as a negligence claim arising from a car accident, the plaintiff must establish causation—that is, how the defendant’s actions were the proximate cause of the plaintiff’s injury. If a…
  • Jul 14

    Railroad Not Liable for Fatal Accident at Gwinnett County Crossing

    Railroad Not Liable for Fatal Accident at Gwinnett County Crossing
    If you are driving and there is a sudden emergency—for example, an accident takes place in front of you and you instinctively swerve to avoid the collision—can you be held liable for your own actions? In many cases, the answer is…
Rank this Week: 851

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

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

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Safe-Driving Technology: Increasing danger behind the wheel?

    Safe-Driving Technology: Increasing danger behind the wheel?
    Is safe-driving technology increasing our risk behind the wheel? While airbags, crash warning systems, improved child safety restraints, and shoulder belts offer safety benefits, so-called “infotainment systems” and driving…
  • Jul 19

    Falling Furniture — Get a Hold On It Before They Do

    Falling Furniture — Get a Hold On It Before They Do
    CPSC Issues National Campaign To Curb Accidents from Falling Furniture One child dies every two weeks from falling furniture in the home, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The public became very much aware of that startling…
  • Jul 13

    Tesla Autopilot Crash — Limitations of advancing vehicle technology

    Tesla Autopilot Crash — Limitations of advancing vehicle technology
    The first known death caused by a vehicle being operated in autopilot mode was reported by automaker Tesla Motors last month. This seriously highlights the potential shortcomings of vehicles that operate without human input. Since that…
Rank this Week: 1189

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    The Summer of ’16 (And it isn’t going well)

    The Summer of ’16 (And it isn’t going well)
    ♫Summertime, and the living is easy.♬ So goes the song. It’s a time to relax at a beach, hike in the mountains, take in a few ballgames, or just kick back generally with family and friends. The practice of law slows down a…
  • Jul 6

    What Risks Have You Assumed?

    What Risks Have You Assumed?
    An interesting case yesterday out of New York’s Appellate Division, involving a skier that crashed into a snowboarder at the base of the bunny hill, badly injuring the boarder. Most lawyers wouldn’t take such a case due to…
  • Jul 1

    July 2nd: A Day to Celebrate Independence

    July 2nd: A Day to Celebrate Independence
    Each year I have used July 2nd as jury celebration day, as this is the day that the Continental Congress voted to liberate the Colonies from the Crown.  It was signed two days later, and the date of signing is memorialized on our…
Rank this Week: 1007

The New York Medical Malpractice…

The New York Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Provides an overview of New York medical malpractice and products liability involving medical devices. By Andrew J. Barovick.

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

    Did Your Newborn Infant Suffer from a Brachial Plexus Injury?

    Did Your Newborn Infant Suffer from a Brachial Plexus Injury?
    Childbirth is stressful enough for expectant parents. What can make it a traumatic experience for them is to find that their infant has suffered brachial plexus injuries during the childbirth process. The brachial plexus is a network of…
  • Jun 9

    What Health Problems are Associated with Birth Hypoxia?

    What Health Problems are Associated with Birth Hypoxia?
    Birth hypoxia occurs when the fetus does not receive sufficient oxygen to the brain. This has been known to cause fetal brain injury, the most serious being hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), or perinatal asphyxia. An article from…
  • Jun 2

    CDC: Medical Errors Lead in Deaths behind Heart Disease, Cancer

    CDC: Medical Errors Lead in Deaths behind Heart Disease, Cancer
    Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Medical School have found that, of the 2,597,000 deaths that occurred in the United States in 2013, an astounding 251,000 were attributed to medical errors. That accounted for 9.7% of all deaths and is…
Rank this Week: 1045

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 934

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

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

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
Rank this Week: 1201

South Carolina Personal Injury Law…

South Carolina Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Patrick E. Knie.

http://www.southcarolinapersonalinjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1042

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/
  • Mar 11

    Malpractice Lawsuit Settles for $30 Million Against Chicago Doctor

    Malpractice Lawsuit Settles for $30 Million Against Chicago Doctor
    Chicago has a reputation for its phenomenal hospital system and top tier medical universities. Patients go to Chicago area hospitals trusting that they will receive the most expert care. Families bring their seriously ill loved ones to…
  • Feb 19

    Keeping an Eye on Chicago Public Transportation Safety:

    Keeping an Eye on Chicago Public Transportation Safety:
    Our team of lawyers is dedicated to keeping Chicago a safe place for the members of our community, and part of that job is alerting our readers to recent events, safety concerns, and local area legal knowledge. One important issue that should…
  • Feb 5

    Britax Recalls 71,000 Car Seats Due to Dangers Posed to Infant

    Britax Recalls 71,000 Car Seats Due to Dangers Posed to Infant
    Our attorneys cannot stress enough the importance of product safety. We have frequently discussed how imperative it is that manufacturers and sellers comply with product liability laws. This might be of the greatest importance though in…
Rank this Week: 1180

Maryland Injury Law Blog

Maryland Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability and injury law. By Bekman, Marder & Adkins, L.L.C.

http://www.mdinjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Carroll County Wrongful Death Verdict

    Carroll County Wrongful Death Verdict
    Please join Bekman Marder & Adkins in congratulating partners Dale Adkins and Emily Malarkey, who recently obtained a $575,000 verdict on behalf of the family of Jane Burkart, who died in 2012 of complications of a massive internal…
  • Sep 30

    Volkswagen Emissions Legal Investigation – Maryland

    Volkswagen Emissions Legal Investigation – Maryland
    In the last two weeks, Volkswagen has admitted that it sold 11 million cars with so-called “Clean Diesel” engines worldwide that were equipped with software allowing them to cheat emissions tests.  Below are five things you…
  • Sep 1

    Paul Bekman and Wendy Shiff Obtain Plaintiffs’ Verdict in Dutchess County, New York

    Paul Bekman and Wendy Shiff Obtain Plaintiffs’ Verdict in Dutchess County, New York
    Following a four-week jury trial, SCBMA Partners Paul D. Bekman and Wendy L. Shiff obtained a verdict on behalf of their clients in a medical malpractice case tried in the Supreme Court of Dutchess County in Poughkeepskie, New York. Bekman…
Rank this Week: 871

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/
  • Apr 30

    Oregon woman receives dog bite settlement of more than $100K

    Oregon woman receives dog bite settlement of more than $100K
    The Oregonian reports that Christine Shertzer was awarded a $108K settlement for injuries she received when an Australian shepherd bit her at a party. Shertzer, 43, claimed that the dog's owners were negligent for allowing their dog to roam…
  • Apr 30

    Oregon woman receives dog bite settlement of more than $100K

    Oregon woman receives dog bite settlement of more than $100K
    The Oregonian reports that Christine Shertzer was awarded a $108K settlement for injuries she received when an Australian shepherd bit her at a party. Shertzer, 43, claimed that the dog’s owners were negligent for allowing their dog to…
  • Apr 21

    Blue Bell ice cream off the shelves after Listeria outbreak

    Blue Bell ice cream off the shelves after Listeria outbreak
    All Blue Bell ice cream products have been recalled including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen products in 23 states after the company has not been able to pinpoint the cause of Listeria contamination in some of it's…
Rank this Week: 939

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice news in New York. By Stephen Bilkis.

http://www.nymedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000
    The defendants in this case have motioned for summary judgment to dismiss the complaints made against them. Case Background The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000. The complaint alleges…
  • May 12

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000
    The defendants in this case have motioned for summary judgment to dismiss the complaints made against them. Case Background The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000. The complaint alleges…
  • May 9

    In this case the plaintiff alleges a breach of duty by the hospital

    In this case the plaintiff alleges a breach of duty by the hospital
    The plaintiff asserts that while he was a patient at the defendant hospital he was attacked and hit by another patient at the hospital who allegedly is known to possess violent and dangerous propensities. The patient claims that the hospital…
Rank this Week: 961

Washington DC Metro Medical…

Washington DC Metro Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and birth injury cases. By Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP

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

    Study finds tort reform ineffective solution for reducing health care cost

    Study finds tort reform ineffective solution for reducing health care cost
    A recent study of Medicare spending in Texas found that doctors' fees for seniors and disabled patients remain high, despite an amendment to the Texas state constitution passed in 2003 to limit payouts in medical malpractice lawsuits. …
  • Aug 30

    Complications After Giving Birth

    Complications After Giving Birth
    Laurie A. Amell, Esq., a nurse and a medical malpractice attorney at Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP, handled a case where defendant failed to diagnose a female patient properly. She gave a family history of malignant hypertension as…
  • Aug 27

    Stroke Prevention

    Stroke Prevention
    Strokes occur in patients when there is bleeding in the brain, or when a blood clot forms in the blood vessels of the brain or travels to the brain from a different organ, typically the heart. Factors that influence blood clot formation are…
Rank this Week: 745

Legal Medicine

Legal Medicine

Covers medical malpractice and nursing home abuse litigation. By Dan Frith and Lauren Morgan Ellerman.

http://legalmedicine.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?
    I am currently reading a magazine written for the long term care industry. There is a column called Dear Dr Jeff wherein readers ask questions and a doctor, Dr. Jeff, presumably a gerontologist, responds.Today the topic is tort reform and Dr.…
  • Jan 27

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB
    This morning I had a conversation with a friend about his Mom needing rehabilitation post surgery.Last week I discussed with a colleague how her Mom had just been discharged from a rehab facility after two falls and two hip fractures (one of…
  • Jan 9

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED
    The New York Times published a great article last week titled, "Report Finds Most Errors at Hospitals Go Unreported."The opening sentence says it all:
Rank this Week: 874

Podiatry Malpractice Blog

Podiatry Malpractice Blog

Focused on medical malpractice, specifically in the Podiatric field. By Michael A. Quinn.

http://www.podiatrymalpracticeblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Podiatrist sentenced to probation for drug charge (North Carolina)

    Podiatrist sentenced to probation for drug charge (North Carolina)
     A Grifton podiatrist was sentenced to probation and a fine for a drug charge. Dr. Paul Joseph Civatte, 52, was given a sentence of 12 months of probation and a  fine for a reduced charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. The case dated…
  • Apr 7

    Podiatrist accused in drugs for sex case (Missouri)

    Podiatrist accused in drugs for sex case (Missouri)
    Dr. Dave Dai Quang Pham, a St. Louis podiatrist, is accused of trying to exchange prescription drugs for sex. The St. Francois County Prosecutor charged 49-year-old Dr. Pham with possession of a controlled substance with intent to…
  • Apr 4

    Missouri Podiatrist pleads guilty (MO)

    Missouri Podiatrist pleads guilty (MO)
    A St. Louis, Missouri podiatrist has plead guilty to obstructing a federal audit when she provided the Medicare program with a false and backdated treatment record, U.S.  said Thursday.
Rank this Week: 1091

Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers asbestos, cancer, class actions, medical malpractice, personal injury and tort reform. By David Austin.

http://legalnews.typepad.com/legalnews/
  • Oct 2

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court
    The Florida Supreme court has allowed lawyers in Florida to have their clients waive the constitutional limits on fees. TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has handed a final defeat to doctors who fought for years to place stringent…
  • Oct 2

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court
    The Florida Supreme court has allowed lawyers in Florida to have their clients waive the constitutional limits on fees. TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has handed a final defeat to doctors who fought for years to place…
  • Sep 29

    Damages Cap Unconstitutional

    Damages Cap Unconstitutional
    In Louisiana the cap on Medical Malpractice damages was set at $500,000 in 1975.  Well the Louisiana Supreme Court has recently ruled that that amount ($500,000) in not adequate anymore.  It is too low. BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana's $500,000…
Rank this Week: 781

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, products liability and qui tam. By Caesar and Napoli, P.C.

http://blog.caesarnapoli.com/
  • Jul 23

    The Fine Print You Don’t Read Could Rob You Of Your Rights. Just Ask Gretchen Carlson.

    The Fine Print You Don’t Read Could Rob You Of Your Rights. Just Ask Gretchen Carlson.
    “Everyone knew how powerful Roger Ailes was. I certainly felt intimidated by that.” That’s how former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson describes Fox CEO Roger Ailes, who she alleges sexually harassed her for years. Earlier…
  • Jul 17

    Thousands of Sexually Abusive Doctors Protected By “Culture of Secrecy”

    Thousands of Sexually Abusive Doctors Protected By “Culture of Secrecy”
    Dr. David H. Newman, accused ofgroping emergency room patients.Dr. David H. Newman, accused of groping emergency room patients.[/caption]In a speech to medical students at the University of Virginia, former clinical research head at Mount…
  • Jul 11

    Why Did Fiat Wait Until Anton Yelchin’s Death to Start Fixing Its Cars?

    Why Did Fiat Wait Until Anton Yelchin’s Death to Start Fixing Its Cars?
    Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin was killed on June 19th, crushed by his own 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee after it rolled backwards down his steep driveway. Mr. Yelchin was just 27 years old. Recent Jeep Grand Cherokee models as well as Dodge…
Rank this Week: 2072

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Massive Recall on Frozen Appetizers over E. coli Fear

    Massive Recall on Frozen Appetizers over E. coli Fear
    According to a recent news feature from Food Safety News, over 22 tons of frozen appetizers (marketed as Kabob’s Hors d’oeuvres) have been recalled to due a recent outbreak of E. coli bacterial illness.  There are many…
  • Jul 20

    New Study on Outcomes of Different Hip Replacement Procedure

    New Study on Outcomes of Different Hip Replacement Procedure
    There are a variety of ways a total hip replacement surgery can be performed these days. While every procedure ultimately involves making an incision and removing the patient’s deteriorating hip and replacing it with an artificial…
  • Jul 17

    Improving Chance of Successful Total Knee Replacement

    Improving Chance of Successful Total Knee Replacement
    In the past two decades, the number of patients undergoing a total knee replacement procedure each year has gone up considerably.  As the number of surgeries has increased, there have been many advancements in the techniques used by…
Rank this Week: 1930

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers patient safety topics and related verdicts and settlements. By Lubin & Meyer PC.

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Jul 22

    As Prostate Cancer Screenings Have Decreased; Advanced Cancers Have Skyrocketed

    As Prostate Cancer Screenings Have Decreased; Advanced Cancers Have Skyrocketed
    Study shows 72% increase in metastatic prostate cancer cases in the past decade A dramatic rise in advanced prostate cancer has been reported by a Northwestern Medical study published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, July 19, 2016,…
  • Jul 12

    Cardiology Malpractice Claims Study: Why Patients Sue

    Cardiology Malpractice Claims Study: Why Patients Sue
    Missed Diagnosis Is Leading Cause of Cardiology Malpractice Lawsuits What leads cardiac patients to file medical malpractice lawsuits? According to a review of 429 cardiology claims that closed between 2007 and 2013 by The Doctors Company…
  • Jun 10

    $16.7M Judgment in Misdiagnosed Lung Cancer Death Case Upheld on Appeal

    $16.7M Judgment in Misdiagnosed Lung Cancer Death Case Upheld on Appeal
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has upheld a $16.7M judgment from June, 2014, in a wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit involving misdiagnosed lung cancer. The lawsuit was brought by the daughter of a 47-year-old woman who died from a…
Rank this Week: 2280

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jul 22

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger
    For many children and adults, carnival rides are a source of fun and excitement, a classic form of entertainment, and a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, as the years have gone by, carnival rides have become less of a…
  • Jul 18

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise
    Aggressive and distracted driving have been contributing factors to an increase in the amount of pedestrian fatalities due to auto accidents in the City of Chicago. 46 pedestrians lost their lives in 2015 and many more were injured in…
  • Jul 15

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight
    While the popularity of electronic cigarettes (E-cigs) has been on the rise in the last few years, the industry is developing some explosive problems. The growing number of media reports in recent months involving cases of exploding…
Rank this Week: 2025

Indiana Injury Law Blog

Indiana Injury Law Blog

Covers products liability, medical malpractice and injury law. By Theodoros & Rooth, P.C.

http://www.indianainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Deadly Dressers – Hazardous Hoverboard

    Deadly Dressers – Hazardous Hoverboard
    One of the missions of the lawyers at Theodoros & Rooth is to warn people about consumer products that have shown to be defective or faulty.  These defective products can lead to serious injury or even death. There are product…
  • Jul 22

    The Pressure is on for Hospitals to Admit Mistake

    The Pressure is on for Hospitals to Admit Mistake
    Last May, we wrote an article here about recent findings that the 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S. was medical mistakes caused by doctors, hospitals, and other medical personnel.  New information now made public shows that these…
  • Jul 19

    Minor Relief for Med Mal Victims in Indiana

    Minor Relief for Med Mal Victims in Indiana
    Since 1975, Indiana legislators have decided to limit the amount of compensation injured victims of medical malpractice are entitled to receive by placing a cap on the amount of medical malpractice awards.  The current cap on all damages…
Rank this Week: 2234

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers false medical records, amputation medical malpractice, birth injuries, hospital malpractice and medical malpractice. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Federal Jury Awards $9 Million In Medical Malpractice Case

    Federal Jury Awards $9 Million In Medical Malpractice Case
    The majority of medical malpractice cases are litigated in the State Court where the malpractice is alleged to have occurred. When the healthcare facility where the malpractice allegedly occurred receives federal funding, the lawsuit usually…
  • Jul 15

    Over-Prescribed Opiates Results In $17.6 Million Verdict

    Over-Prescribed Opiates Results In $17.6 Million Verdict
    A Missouri jury has awarded $2.6 million in compensatory damages and $15 million in punitive damages to a husband and wife after the husband became severely addicted to opioid pain medications. According to the lawsuit, the man had gone to…
  • Jul 1

    Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Case Results In $53 Million Jury Verdict

    Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Case Results In $53 Million Jury Verdict
    A Chicago jury has awarded a Cook County record $53 million to a now-12-year-old who suffered a devastating brain injury at birth. The boy’s mother arrived to the hospital approximately 40 weeks in to her pregnancy complaining of…
Rank this Week: 1533

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Law Office of Eric Beasley.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawyer.net/
  • Jul 21

    Waiver of Medical Malpractice Claims Against Tennessee State Employee

    Waiver of Medical Malpractice Claims Against Tennessee State Employee
    When dealing with medical malpractice and personal injury claims against state employees, following the correct procedures for litigation can be exceptionally tricky. Under general principles of sovereign immunity, states are generally immune…
  • Jul 14

    Releases and Liability in Tennessee

    Releases and Liability in Tennessee
    Claims for negligence and premises liability can arise in many situations. A visitor may fall and break a bone while walking around a piece of property.  A participant in a sports game may tweak a knee while playing.  A passenger on…
  • Jul 7

    Knowledge of Hazards and the Failure to Warn

    Knowledge of Hazards and the Failure to Warn
    Product liability is an area of the law that deals with when and how product manufacturers can be held liable for the creation or manufacture of products that cause injury to consumers. A central tenet of product liability is that…
Rank this Week: 2115

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Tennessee Injury Law Center

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

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawcenter.com/
  • Jul 18

    Avoiding Boat and Jet Ski Accidents in Tennessee

    Avoiding Boat and Jet Ski Accidents in Tennessee
    In 2015, there were 136 reportable boating incidents, 77 injuries and 13 fatalities. Falling overboard was the leading cause of fatalities with 3 deaths attributed to it. The most common cause of injury accidents was operator inattention. The…
  • Jul 10

    100 Deadliest Days Could Be Even Deadlier This Year

    100 Deadliest Days Could Be Even Deadlier This Year
    The good news: the economy continues to improve and gas remains cheap. The bad news: this could mean more traffic deaths especially during the 100 Deadliest Days.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, last…
  • Jun 23

    And the Award Goes To . . .

    And the Award Goes To . . .
    Drum roll, please.  The winner is John Day. Recently, the Nashville Business Journal awarded John the 2016 Best of the Bar Award in the category of Litigation and Dispute.  The Nashville Business Journal took nominations from the…
Rank this Week: 2028

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Death in a Georgia Jail: Does Anyone Have Any Responsibility Under Georgia Law?

    Death in a Georgia Jail: Does Anyone Have Any Responsibility Under Georgia Law?
    Two interesting but diametrically opposed cases came out last month dealing with deaths of prisoners in Georgia jails.  One came out in favor of the prisoner who was killed. The other came out in favor of the police department. …
  • Jun 17

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?

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

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?

    Who is Legally Responsible for Death by Alligator? Anyone?
    The tragic news from Disney World in Orlando, Florida this week of a toddler being carried away and killed by an alligator in a lagoon on Disney property has sent waves of terror in every parent whose child has ever waded into any water other…
Rank this Week: 1593

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Jul 14

    Understanding the Different Types of Disability in Ohio

    Understanding the Different Types of Disability in Ohio
    If an accident or illness leaves you or one of your dependents unable to work, you have many options for claiming disability benefits from government agencies and private insurers. The Columbus, Ohio, disability lawyers with Agee Clymer…
  • Jun 24

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect
    Abuse and neglect take many forms, but the types that the personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys with Agee Clymer Mitchell and Portman deal with most often involve nursing home patients and long-term care facility residents. The…
  • May 10

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney
    You probably already know you should receive advice from an Ohio personal injury lawyer before dealing with any insurance company other than your own. But which one? Columbus, in particular, offers hundreds of options for victims in personal…
Rank this Week: 2205

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 13

    Divvy Death: Bike Accidents in Chicago

    Divvy Death: Bike Accidents in Chicago
    Both attorneys at Leopold & Associates are avid bike riders who often take Chicago’s Lakefront Trail to get to and from the office each day. One of the best parts of Chicago is the numerous options for bikers to get around the city…
  • Jul 6

    Deadly Airbag

    Deadly Airbag
    The nation-wide recall of certain automobiles equipped with Takata airbags just grew by hundreds of thousands. Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration added more than three hundred thousand vehicles to a recall list that…
  • Mar 14

    Indiana Poised to Increase Medical Malpractice Cap

    Indiana Poised to Increase Medical Malpractice Cap
    Over the past several months, we have voiced concern on this blog about the state of Indiana and the limits the state’s politicians placed on medical malpractice judgments. First passed in 1975, Indiana currently limits any legal…
Rank this Week: 2049