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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: 203

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: 272

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 31

    Stupid Lawyer Questions – Part 1

    Stupid Lawyer Questions – Part 1
    Since lawyers like to share war stories, I thought I’d try something new and collect a few, if I found humor or abject stupidity in them. Abject stupidity includes asking the most useless questions possible at a deposition  —…
  • Jul 15

    Professorial Malpractice

    Professorial Malpractice
    Monday someone blocked me on Twitter. It’s the first time that has happened to me since I started sporadically using the service in 2009. Me? Blocked?  What malicious and impertinent crime had I committed?…
  • Jul 14

    Off the Grid

    Off the Grid
    From July 1st though July 8th I was off the grid. No cell phones, texts, email, no nothing.  I can’t remember the last time I went that long without it, though it likely goes back to the day I got my first cell phone. And I…
Rank this Week: 311

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: 298

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/
  • Jul 16

    What Every Patient Should Know About “Number Needed to Treat”

    What Every Patient Should Know About “Number Needed to Treat”
    Most drug advertisements today include a lot of superficial information touting the benefits of medications, including statistics that can make treatments look fantastic and benign. While the statistics these drug makers cite may be accurate,…
  • Jul 15

    Understanding the Difference Between Absolute Risk and Relative Risk

    Understanding the Difference Between Absolute Risk and Relative Risk
    Turn on the television at just about any time of the day or night, and chances are pretty good that within the first 30 minutes, you will see a commercial promoting a drug. That’s because pharmaceuticals are big business, and the…
  • Jun 24

    Six Surprising Facts about Heat Stroke

    Six Surprising Facts about Heat Stroke
    Heat stroke can be a serious danger during the summer months. Understanding what puts you at risk for heat stroke and what symptoms it causes are essential for your health and safety. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe: Heat…
Rank this Week: 385

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 3

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving
    Drowsy driving is often referred to as “the third D” in the top three causes of automobile accidents. Drunk driving and distracted driving can be legally determined by certain clues. A Breathalyzer or sobriety test can alert law…
  • Jun 30

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?
    If you’ve been in a car accident, you have likely experienced multiple damages. Property damages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and lost wages can be overwhelming and expensive. Insurance exists to help offset or even fully cover…
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
Rank this Week: 374

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 13

    Music Festivals- Lawsuits and Liability

    Music Festivals- Lawsuits and Liability
      As many of you may know, the summer is peak time for music festivals. These events draw eclectic crowds of all ages, and cater to a wide range of musical and cultural interests. Recently there was Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee,…
  • Jul 6

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety
    One of my favorite holidays, the Fourth of July, celebrating our Nation’s Independence, has just passed. It’s the time to celebrate our nation’s formation and relax, wherever you might be, with family and friends over the…
  • Jun 15

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming
    Georgia, unfortunately, often leads the nation in pool and spa deaths.  2015 appears as if it will be no exception. Already, in the month of May alone, three children have died in Georgia pools or spas.  Fortunately, there are…
Rank this Week: 431

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice tort reform, law, cases, news, and trial strategies. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?
    Maryland, like many states, creates a lot of hoops that plaintiffs need to jump through in order to bring medical malpractice case.  A lot of these requirements are ticky tacky details. But the big thing is an report and certificate of…
  • Feb 22

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home
    Finding a suitable nursing home for an older loved one is an arduous and time-consuming process.  Nursing homes can be the best fit for an elderly family member’s care but fears of elder abuse, medical mistakes, and the recent…
  • Oct 15

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case
    Here an interesting medical malpractice case out of Tennessee worth discussing that relates to substituting plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case.  In this case, Holley v.  Blackett, the Tennessee Court of Appeals allowed common sense…
Rank this Week: 562

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 30

    Back to the Basics - Litigating a Surgical Mesh Injury

    Back to the Basics - Litigating a Surgical Mesh Injury
    Surgical mesh is a medical device that is used to treat a number of health complications in female patients. The material is inserted into the pelvis for the purpose of strengthening its walls. This prevents the bladder and reproductive…
  • Jul 27

    Doctors and Hospitals Still Wary of Power Morcellator

    Doctors and Hospitals Still Wary of Power Morcellator
    Power morcellators are essentially small power tools that can be used to remove fibroids in the uterus by cutting uterine tissue during surgery. They are manufactured by several companies, including Olympus, Karl Storz, Blue Endo, and…
  • Jul 23

    Type 2 Diabetes Medications Could Lead to Pancreatic Cancer

    Type 2 Diabetes Medications Could Lead to Pancreatic Cancer
    The latest multidistrict litigation (MDL) over products liability lawsuits alleging pancreatic cancer from taking incretin mimetics makes it clear that these medications – namely Januvia, Janumet, Byetta, and VIctoza – were…
Rank this Week: 777

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 24

    Wrongful Birth Malpractice Resulting from Incorrectly Interpreted Genetic Testing

    Wrongful Birth Malpractice Resulting from Incorrectly Interpreted Genetic Testing
    A pregnancy can be determined to be high risk for any number of reasons but one common factor that makes a pregnancy “high risk” is advanced maternal age. Women who become pregnant when they are older are more likely to carry…
  • Jul 24

    Colonoscopy Procedure Leads to Verdict Against Anesthesiologist

    Colonoscopy Procedure Leads to Verdict Against Anesthesiologist
    Last month, a Fairfax County, Virginia jury returned a verdict of $500,000 against a Bethesda, Maryland based anesthesiologist for her conduct during a colonoscopy procedure she oversaw. As reported by multiple news outlets, as the…
  • Jul 17

    Medical Malpractice Involving Failure to Timely Diagnose Stroke Resulting In “Locked-In Syndrome”

    Medical Malpractice Involving Failure to Timely Diagnose Stroke Resulting In “Locked-In Syndrome”
    According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off, and brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die. When brain cells die during a stroke, functions controlled by that…
Rank this Week: 888

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
  • Jul 6

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle
    Our team of uterine cancer lawyers report on a settlement recently reached between a power morcellator manufacturer and a man whose wife died from uterine cancer. The woman died less than one year after undergoing a hysterectomy using a power…
  • Jun 22

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled
    Hip replacement parts made by Zimmer were recently recalled because of serious adverse effects in patients. The company’s femoral stems and necks were defectively made so that excess metals can infect patient’s blood, bone and…
Rank this Week: 721

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Rhode Island auto accidents, medical malpractice and personal injury law. By Joseph Lamy.

http://www.rhodeislandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 9

    Evidence in the Age of Technology and Social Media

    Evidence in the Age of Technology and Social Media
    I’ve previously spoken on this blog about how Facebook and social media can affect your personal injury claim and/or lawsuit.  It is well established that insurance companies and defense attorneys will examine your Facebook profile…
  • Jun 17

    RIPTA is Having a Tough Couple of Month

    RIPTA is Having a Tough Couple of Month
    News today reports that a RIPTA (Rhode Island Public Transit Authority) bus was involved in a pretty serious accident with a tractor trailer.  The accident which happened Tuesday at the corner of Church and Pine Streets disabled both…
  • Jun 15

    Motorcycle Accident

    Motorcycle Accident
    Todays local news bring the tragic story of a young Coventry couple killed in a motorcycle accident following collision with another vehicle.  While details are still scant at this moment, it is a bitter reminder of how dangerous riding…
Rank this Week: 981

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
  • May 29

    Marital Vows and Medical Malpractice

    Marital Vows and Medical Malpractice
    I am not a religious officiant. I have never become a Universal Life Minister, even for a day to marry close friends. But I know this: when you married folks promised to stand by him or her “in sickness and in health,” there were…
  • May 24

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice
    Dr. Mehmet Oz is a New York-based surgeon and television personality.  He brings the complexities of medicine to the people, on shows like “Oprah,” where he tends to preach about products and processes that are modern and…
  • May 20

    Americans Don’t Like The Caps On Damages They Know About.

    Americans Don’t Like The Caps On Damages They Know About.
    It often takes a tragedy, such as the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, to wake Americans up to the cold, hard realities behind arbitrarily-imposed limits on money damages.  Amtrak, a monopoly whose reputation for prior-century levels…
Rank this Week: 785

Syracuse Medical Malpractice…

Syracuse Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Reports on New York medical malpractice and birth injury issues. By Bottar Leone, PLLC.

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

    Prescription Narcotic Painkillers During Pregnancy Linked to Harm

    Prescription Narcotic Painkillers During Pregnancy Linked to Harm
    According to a study published this week in the Journal of Pediatrics titled “Prescription Opioid Epidemic and Infant Outcomes,” the use of prescription narcotic painkillers during pregnancy increases the risk that a baby will be…
  • Oct 3

    Study Suggests Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Higher In NSAID User

    Study Suggests Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Higher In NSAID User
    According to a study published in the journal Rheumatology titled "Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis," there is an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)…
  • Oct 3

    Study Suggests Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Higher In NSAID User

    Study Suggests Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Higher In NSAID User
    According to a study published in the journal Rheumatology titled “Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” there is an increased risk of venous…
Rank this Week: 703

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 736

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 30

    Injured by Fireworks – Can I Sue?

    Injured by Fireworks – Can I Sue?
    Fourth of July celebrations rarely occur without fireworks. However, the majority of those lighting fireworks for part of the celebration do not use basic safety precautions while doing so, which can lead to serious injury. According to the…
  • Jul 27

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ
    Summertime means longer days and more time outdoors to spend with family and friends. It is also BBQ season, which means more homeowners will be firing up their gas, propane, and charcoal grills. Unfortunately, grilling season is also one of…
  • Jul 23

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim
    When a patient is injured due to the negligence of their physician or another healthcare professional, they may seek out an attorney to file a medical malpractice claim. An attorney will conduct a case evaluation to assess the validity of the…
Rank this Week: 1637

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 1601

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Jul 29

    Family Settles Birth Injury Lawsuit for Roughly $11.4 Million

    Family Settles Birth Injury Lawsuit for Roughly $11.4 Million
    Earlier this month in Ireland, a settlement was reached in the case of a 10-year-old tetraplegic girl who has been confined to a wheelchair and left seriously disabled as a result of medical mistakes that took place in the management of her…
  • Jul 23

    New Study Shows More Women Opting for Home Birth

    New Study Shows More Women Opting for Home Birth
    Over 99% of all the babies born in the United States are born in hospitals under the supervision of physicians. However, according to one recent article, more women are starting to consider having a home birth or a hospital birth with the…
  • Jul 16

    Research Study Shows Increased Risk of Birth Injury for Gestational Diabetes Patients Treated with Glyburide Instead of Insulin

    Research Study Shows Increased Risk of Birth Injury for Gestational Diabetes Patients Treated with Glyburide Instead of Insulin
    A recently released study has shown that the growing use of the drug glyburide instead of direct insulin injections to treat pregnant women with gestational diabetes has increased the risk of their babies being born with certain birth…
Rank this Week: 1598

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Evaluating How Much Your Personal Injury Case is Worth

    Evaluating How Much Your Personal Injury Case is Worth
    The first question clients always ask their attorney when filing a personal injury lawsuit is “How much is my case worth?” Legally, the answer involves the definition of “damages,” or the total amount the injury has…
  • Jul 22

    You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident, Now What?

    You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident, Now What?
    If you were injured as a passenger in a car accident, you might not know what to do or where to turn next. At the same time that you are trying to recover from your injuries, you are struggling to … Continued The post You Were a…
  • Jul 15

    Why Does Summertime Mean More Car Accidents?

    Why Does Summertime Mean More Car Accidents?
    A 2012 document published by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reveals that over 460,000 traffic accidents happened in Florida, an average of 765 vehicle accidents each day. Compounding this dismal fact is more data…
Rank this Week: 1578

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation. By Needle, Goldenziel, Pascale & Consagra, P.C.

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1632

New Jersey Medical Malpractice…

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By The Law Offices of Michael J. Weiss.

http://www.newjerseymedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Can A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Be Successful?

    Can A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Be Successful?
    Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a term used to describe a group of disorders affecting body movement and muscle co-ordination (the ability of the body to move in a coordinated and purposeful way). Cerebral palsy can also lead to other health issues,…
  • Jul 20

    Is The Doctor Responsible For My Child’s Birth Defects?

    Is The Doctor Responsible For My Child’s Birth Defects?
    The happiness of becoming a parent can quickly change into anxiety and depression when parents come to know that their child has a significant birth defect, genetic disease or disorder that will persist for the entire life. Many parents in…
  • Jul 14

    When Is A Medical Malpractice Suit Warranted?

    When Is A Medical Malpractice Suit Warranted?
    Medical malpractice cases are some of the most complex civil claims. While doctors make mistakes every day, not every medical mistake will make a good medical malpractice case. There are complicated legal issues as well as financial factors…
Rank this Week: 1726

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/
  • Jun 26

    Apple Beats Pill XL Wireless Speaker Recalled For Fire Hazard

    Apple Beats Pill XL Wireless Speaker Recalled For Fire Hazard
    In the age of technology and information, digital products are extremely popular, and arguably often a necessity in some cases, such as phones and computers. If you take a moment and simply look around you, try to count how many pieces of…
  • Jun 22

    Young Girl Recovering After Near-Drowning at Warrenville Lifetime Fitness Pool

    Young Girl Recovering After Near-Drowning at Warrenville Lifetime Fitness Pool
    Summertime is in full swing in Chicagoland, and what better way to beat the heat than hitting your local parks and pools. It is a common sight to see the children of the greater Chicago area playing in local fountains like Millennium Park and…
  • Jun 12

    Illinois Plaintiffs Weigh in on Tort Reform

    Illinois Plaintiffs Weigh in on Tort Reform
    Recently, tort reform became a topic of discussion in Springfield. Our attorneys believe this is an especially important topic because these lawsuits give injured victims of negligence access to the courts and allow plaintiffs to recover…
Rank this Week: 1250

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1396

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 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…
  • Apr 14

    Bonney Lake couple and baby killed when concrete from construction project falls on their truck

    Bonney Lake couple and baby killed when concrete from construction project falls on their truck
    Vanessa and Josh Ellis, of Bonney Lake, and their 8-month old baby son were killed Monday night when a slab of concrete fell from a Highway 410 overpass and struck their motor vehicle crushing it. Construction workers were working to install…
Rank this Week: 1029

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation By Louthian Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.southcarolinalawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Safe Bicycling in South Carolina

    Safe Bicycling in South Carolina
    South Carolina is in the top 5 states for bicycle fatalities. (See our recent infographic for more facts and figures about bicycling in the Palmetto State: http://www.louthianlaw.com/cycling-south-carolina/) One step we could take to increase…
  • Mar 10

    Problems with Lumber Liquidators’ flooring?

    Problems with Lumber Liquidators’ flooring?
    “60 Minutes” aired an expose about some Lumber Liquidators flooring products having illegal and dangerously high levels of formaldehyde. It’s important to note that only some products have been implicated as potentially…
  • Mar 6

    Bicycle Safety in South Carolina

    Bicycle Safety in South Carolina
    Each year, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) conducts a campaign to increase awareness about brain injuries — their causes, costs and treatment. It’s not just a matter of putting some comfy foam padding between your…
Rank this Week: 1267

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Free Don Blankenship?

    Free Don Blankenship?
    The 2010 explosion at Massey's Upper Big Branch mine killed 29 coal miners. The 2014 Freedom Industries chemical leak left hundreds of thousands of West Virginians without usable water for a month. Over the past year, the major architects…
  • Jan 16

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured
    So imagine that you are involved in an automobile accident and injure another person. It is clearly your fault and you demand your motor vehicle liability insurance company to settle the claim. After all this is why you have paid...
  • Jan 15

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene
    I love Starbucks skinny lattes. Peppermint mocha is my absolute favorite, so during the holiday season it is not uncommon to see me with a Starbucks in hand more so than usual as the peppermint flavor is not always available....
Rank this Week: 1469

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.pharmacyerrorinjurylawyer.com/
  • Nov 10

    Firefighter Given Adderall Instead of Anti-Inflammatory Drug

    Firefighter Given Adderall Instead of Anti-Inflammatory Drug
    Earlier last week in Tennessee, a firefighter went to pick up a prescription for an anti-inflammatory medication for shoulder pain and was instead provided Adderall, a medication used to treat the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.…
  • Nov 3

    Walgreen’s Pharmacy Error Causes Teen To Take Incorrect Prescription for a Month

    Walgreen’s Pharmacy Error Causes Teen To Take Incorrect Prescription for a Month
    Earlier this month in Michigan, a teenager’s family discovered that he had been taking the wrong prescription for almost a whole month after they noticed that his mood was off and his schoolwork declining. According to a report by one...
  • Oct 23

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute
    In a newly released study by Pediatrics, it is reported that there are an astronomical amount of child medication errors that are occurring outside the hospital setting. According to one article that summarized the report, there are almost…
Rank this Week: 1333

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: 1141

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: 1164

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:
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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 31

    Testosterone Injections Shown Not to Help with Sexual Dysfunction

    Testosterone Injections Shown Not to Help with Sexual Dysfunction
    For years, testosterone replacement therapy has been marketed as the ultimate treatment for aging men who are experiencing weight gain, loss of muscle tone, fatigue, mild depression, erectile dysfunction (ED), and a reduced libido. In other…
  • Jul 28

    New Studies Show Link Between Xarelto and Stomach Bleeding – Eye Hemorrhaging

    New Studies Show Link Between Xarelto and Stomach Bleeding – Eye Hemorrhaging
    Xarelto is a member of a new class of oral anticoagulant medications proscribed to patients who suffer from a serious medical condition known as atrial fibrillation (Afib). Afib patients are at increased risk for certain types of serious…
  • Jul 25

    A Look at Knee Replacement Option

    A Look at Knee Replacement Option
    Each year, more and more people are choosing to undergo total knee replacement surgery than in prior years. According to a recent report from Fox News, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that over 600,000 patients undergo…
Rank this Week: 2732

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Jul 30

    FDA Approved: Medicinal Mayhem

    FDA Approved: Medicinal Mayhem
    The United States has the largest pharmaceutical industry in the world to the tune of about 325 billion dollars per year. This industry has evolved to the point that the media is now calling it the pharmaceutical biotechnology industry. The…
  • Jul 26

    FDA = Fraud, Deception and Abuse

    FDA = Fraud, Deception and Abuse
    One of the greatest dangers we have ever faced as a nation is the transformation of our society into a drug culture. We have pills available for every feeling of discomfort; pain, anxiety, rage, depression, anguish and…
  • Jul 24

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient Ratio

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
    The next two questions, regarding the nurse-to-patient ratio and the acuity of other patients who share the same nurse, will identify how much attention the patient is going to get. The nursing profession measures acuity in…
Rank this Week: 4333

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, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4156

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: 1819

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 29

    Have You Been the Victim of Negligent Security?

    Have You Been the Victim of Negligent Security?
    Negligent security provided by property owners is all too common and can cause significant injuries to innocent and unsuspecting people. In Florida, property owners and occupiers must exercise reasonable care to maintain their premises in a…
  • Jul 21

    Drones in Florida — New Laws and Regulation

    Drones in Florida — New Laws and Regulation
    If you are one of the cool kids, or cool adults, or a techie, you might have received a drone for a gift during the past year.  Like a toy out of the future, drones allow observation from above and afar.  They are very cool. And, it…
  • Jul 17

    “Full” Insurance Coverage — An Urban Myth

    “Full” Insurance Coverage — An Urban Myth
    If you have ever been in an accident and thought, “no worries, I’ve got full coverage”, think again.  Many drivers in Florida are under the mistaken impression they are fully covered for every contingency under their…
Rank this Week: 5057

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

http://www.ericnielson.com/blog.html
  • Jul 28

    Who Do I Sue?

    Who Do I Sue?
    Medical malpractice victims often want to know who will be affected when they file a lawsuit.  They may like one doctor that they perceive as being the “hero.”  But they want to take the doctor that they perceive…
  • Feb 24

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne
    Expert witnesses play a vital role in all medical malpractice litigation. A consulting expert is used to review the facts of a case, to research the medical issues involved, and to help clients and attorneys gain a better understanding of…
  • Feb 7

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case
    The Utah Supreme Court recently announced its decision in Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case.  Wrongful death law is unique in Utah, and while the Riggs opinion clarifies certain issues, it also raises several important…
Rank this Week: 3917

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://www.newyorkinjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Disabled Teen Killed by Nursing Home’s Outrageous Conduct

    Disabled Teen Killed by Nursing Home’s Outrageous Conduct
    Lake Forest, CA teenager Kevin Barr hasn’t had it easy. Kevin was born 25 weeks premature, and suffered throughout his life from a seizure disorder as well as cerebral palsy. Kevin’s parents Mark and Michele Barr sought out the…
  • Jul 22

    Fraudulent Cancer Doctor Sentenced to 45 Year

    Fraudulent Cancer Doctor Sentenced to 45 Year
    “I think he’s guilty of the most cruel thing that a human being can do to another human being.” That’s what Dr. Soe Maunglay has to say about his boss, Michigan oncologist Farid Fata, M.D., who on July 10th was…
  • Jul 14

    The Civil Lawsuit that is Taking Down Bill Cosby

    The Civil Lawsuit that is Taking Down Bill Cosby
    For decades, Bill Cosby and his legal team have successfully deflected sexual assault allegations by writing them off as nothing more than “unsubstantiated, fantastical stories.” After Monday’s unsealing of court documents…
Rank this Week: 2232

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Grife Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.bocaratonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1965

Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

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

http://www.masstortdefense.com/
  • Jul 27

    Drug Class Action Rejected Again

    Drug Class Action Rejected Again
    Class certification was denied -- again -- in litigation brought by plaintiffs who allege a drug maker misstated the likelihood of withdrawal symptoms in use of a prescription medication.  See Saavedra v. Eli Lilly & Co., No.…
  • Jul 21

    Exclusion of Causation Expert Upheld

    Exclusion of Causation Expert Upheld
    The Seventh Circuit recently held that a lower court was correct to preclude a proposed causation expert from testifying for the plaintiffs in a suit relating to a plaintiff''s alleged exposure to chlorine gas at an Indiana amusement park.…
  • Jul 14

    Proposed Class Action Stayed Pending FDA Guidance

    Proposed Class Action Stayed Pending FDA Guidance
    A California recently indicated he would stay a putative class action raising allegations  about labeling of “evaporated cane juice” pending a decision from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on sweetener labeling.…
Rank this Week: 4446

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 27

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working
    You’ve probably felt a sense of frustration if you ever purchased a device that suddenly failed to work and demanded a prompt refund or exchange from the manufacturer. You may be able to forgive the manufacturer if the device is an IPod…
  • Jul 26

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall
    It is normal to expect the FDA to step in whenever a product or treatment is known to cause harm to patients by mandating a recall of the defective or harmful products but this has not been the case after it was discovered that thousands of…
  • Jul 24

    Off Label Use of Drug

    Off Label Use of Drug
    Off label drugs are medications that are prescribed by doctors for purposes other than what they were originally intended or received approval for. The practice of prescribing off label medications is far more wide spread and common than most…
Rank this Week: 1790

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 27

    Georgia Supreme Court Clarifies Qualifications for Expert Testimony in Malpractice Case

    Georgia Supreme Court Clarifies Qualifications for Expert Testimony in Malpractice Case
    On July 13, the Georgia Supreme Court issued an interesting decision regarding the use of expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases. Georgia law requires a person alleging malpractice present an affidavit from “an expert competent…
  • Jul 21

    Georgia City Can Be Sued for Failing to Remove Defective Tree Limb

    Georgia City Can Be Sued for Failing to Remove Defective Tree Limb
    As a general rule, a property owner is liable for any dangerous conditions that he knows about or reasonably should have known about. The former is known as “actual notice,” while the latter is “constructive notice.”…
  • Jul 14

    Georgia Supreme Court Holds Dog Bite Victim Cannot Sue Police Officer

    Georgia Supreme Court Holds Dog Bite Victim Cannot Sue Police Officer
    In Georgia, most dog owners can be held liable if their animal bites or injures someone. Unfortunately, “most dog owners” do not include police officers, according to a recent Georgia Supreme Court decision. The justices reversed…
Rank this Week: 4938

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 24

    10 Things You Should Know If You Have An IVC Filter

    10 Things You Should Know If You Have An IVC Filter
      Litigation is underway against the manufacturers of IVC filters.  In particular, more than 100 cases have been filed against Cook Medical, and more than 400 cases have been filed against C.R. Bard, Inc.  If you have an IVC…
  • Jul 16

    Six Ways To Save the Life of a Motorcyclist

    Six Ways To Save the Life of a Motorcyclist
    Last year, 121 motorcycle riders were killed in Tennessee. And statistically, July is the most dangerous month for motorcycle riders.  So now is the time to review steps that can be taken to help reduce the number of motorcycle…
  • Jun 30

    Fireworks Safety for the 4th of July

    Fireworks Safety for the 4th of July
    The 4th of July is almost here. Cookouts, parades and fireworks are iconic activities for the holiday weekend. My idea of a perfect 4th of July is throwing something on the grill, hanging out with family and friends then watching the…
Rank this Week: 1812

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice laws, doctor negligence, and defective medical devices and drugs. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • Jul 23

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice
    Although rare, birth injuries that occur from medical malpractice are among the most devastating and sensitive cases we handle. These claims involve complex legal and medical issues, with laws and statutes vastly differing between states. In…
  • Jul 13

    The Importance of Trust after Medical Mistake

    The Importance of Trust after Medical Mistake
    Our team of medical malpractice lawyers has been working with patients injured by negligence for 30 years. We understand the importance of establishing trust with your healthcare team and the devastating consequences of breaking that trust.…
  • Jun 26

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation
    A man in Virginia went in for a colonoscopy with a plan: he would use his smartphone to record the doctor’s instructions, so he would be able to follow them exactly after his procedure. He accidentally recorded the entire examination,…
Rank this Week: 3473

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Answers common questions about car accidents, medical malpractice and other serious issues that can involve lawsuits.

http://www.myvirginiainjurylawyer.com/q-a/
  • Jul 22

    Kudos to Consumer Report

    Kudos to Consumer Report
    In 2014, Poison Control Centers received nearly 12,000 calls regarding children ingesting or coming into contact with the concentrated detergent in a laundry pod. Because of this, Consumer Reports has declared that they are no longer…
  • Jul 20

    Summer is for Motorcycles; 7 Tips for Safer Riding

    Summer is for Motorcycles; 7 Tips for Safer Riding
    After a 90 degree scorcher like today, those who are “lucky enough” are on their bikes enjoying the wind in their faces as they ride down the Blue Ridge Parkway enjoying the sites and sounds of a slightly cooler summer night.…
  • Jul 18

    Cyclist Beware: Handlebar Impalement Injurie

    Cyclist Beware: Handlebar Impalement Injurie
    An estimated 85 million people in the United States report regularly riding a bicycle.  Sadly, over 500,000 people are seen in an emergency room for bicycle accident related injuries. In Roanoke and the surrounding area, commuting to…
Rank this Week: 3987

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 20

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?
    Learning your newborn or toddler has cerebral palsy can be devastating. You can go years without knowing how severe the problem is even as you struggle to meet the expenses and emotional tolls inflicted by the needs for immediate and…
  • Jul 3

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?
    Yes. This simple answer reflects three important realities: The Ohio State Teachers Retirement System likely represents your only option for disability income. STRS turns down initial applications for disability benefits almost as a matter of…
  • Jun 25

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident
    Getting t-boned, sideswiped, or rear-ended by a commercial truck leaves thousands of Ohio residents injured, disabled, and dead each year. Whether you call them semis, tractor-trailers, or big rigs, the vehicles become real and present…
Rank this Week: 2309