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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: 1071

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 18

    NHTSA mandates rear-view cameras in all new vehicles by May 2018

    NHTSA mandates rear-view cameras in all new vehicles by May 2018
    Every year more than 200 people — mostly children and the elderly — are killed and 15,000 people injured in auto accidents involving a vehicle that is backing up. According to the NHTSA, 31% of fatal backover accidents occur to…
  • Apr 18

    Red light runner strikes, kills pedestrian in Puyallup

    Red light runner strikes, kills pedestrian in Puyallup
    An unidentified 41-year-old Federal Way man was struck and killed Thursday night when a man running a red light struck him across from a Puyallup car dealership where the man worked. The pedestrian accident occurred at North Meridian and…
  • Apr 11

    5 students, 5 others killed in California head-on bus accident

    5 students, 5 others killed in California head-on bus accident
    Five students, their charter bus driver, three chaperones and the driver of a FedEx semi-truck were all killed yesterday when the FedEx truck crossed the centerline and struck the tour bus head-on on Interstate 5 in Northern California…
Rank this Week: 1279

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident, injury, and medical malpractice legal issues. By Hannon & Boyers.

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 18

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    April is National Highway Safety Administration’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This year’s sponsor is FocusDriven. FocusDriven is a place for victims and their families to come together to honor those who have been…
  • Apr 11

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall
    Unfortunately in our country delayed recalls or forced recalls is not a new concept. Auto accidents happen every day where drivers and passengers are needlessly injured or killed. In addition to this, some auto manufactures knowingly endanger…
  • Apr 4

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap
    The Florida Supreme Court recently reversed a 2003 law limiting damages in wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuits. Florida has now joined Georgia, Illinois and other states in finding caps on damages in medical malpractice cases to be…
Rank this Week: 1284

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/
  • Apr 18

    Jury Awards $6 Billion in Punitive Damages Against Takeda

    Jury Awards $6 Billion in Punitive Damages Against Takeda
    A federal jury has ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. to pay a combined $9 billion in punitive damages after finding that the companies hid the risks of cancer in their diabetes drug trial held in the United States.…
  • Apr 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Heart Attack Linked to Testosterone Therapy

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Heart Attack Linked to Testosterone Therapy
    Testosterone therapy is increasingly under scrutiny for the cardiovascular risks posed patients. In a recent case, a family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Testim gel manufacturer after a 61-year-old man suffered a heart attack…
  • Apr 11

    Age Increases Pelvic Organ Prolapse Risk but TVM May Not be the Answer

    Age Increases Pelvic Organ Prolapse Risk but TVM May Not be the Answer
    Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a serious medical condition that affects many women. Recent articles indicate that as many as 50 percent of all women between the ages of 50 and 79 experience some type of prolapse in the pelvic organs. As…
Rank this Week: 2006

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/
  • Apr 18

    Wild Animal Attacks: Does the Premises Owner Have Liability?

    Wild Animal Attacks: Does the Premises Owner Have Liability?
    As a plaintiff's personal injury trial lawyer who handles premises safety cases on a regular basis, I have been reading with interest an article about a wrongful death lawsuit recently filed in Illinois against a condominium owner regarding…
  • Apr 7

    Jury Duty: The Tenet of the American Judicial System

    Jury Duty: The Tenet of the American Judicial System
    I read with horror the article in today's Fulton County Daily Report, our legal news organ, about a lawyer who received a summons for jury duty in DeKalb County and who then promptly and arrogantly emailed the judge informing the judge, Hon.…
  • Mar 13

    Judge or Jury? Which Would You Prefer Decide Your Fate?

    Judge or Jury? Which Would You Prefer Decide Your Fate?
    I have been watching with great interest news reports on the Oscar Pistorius trial that is going on right now in South Africa. Oscar is known as the "Blade Runner" as he runs on prosthetic legs and was the first person with prosthetics to run…
Rank this Week: 2310

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/
  • Apr 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 523

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/
  • Apr 18

    Care For Your Car

    Care For Your Car
    April is National Car Care Month. Why does a personal injury attorney care about car care? Because poor maintenance is one of the causes of vehicle accidents. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says about one out every…
  • Apr 18

    Can You Dig It?

    Can You Dig It?
    I mean that literally . . . can you dig it? Like a big hole in the back yard for a swimming pool. Or a little hole in the front yard for a new mailbox post. Or a medium-sized hole in the side yard for a nice shade tree. Even if the ground is…
  • Apr 18

    Nhtsa Still Has Work To Do On Bus Safety

    Nhtsa Still Has Work To Do On Bus Safety
    Motorcoaches are a popular way to travel. The Greyhound slogan was “Leave the driving to us,” and many thousands of people do leave the driving to Greyhound and other motorcoach operators every year. In 2010, U.S. motorcoach…
Rank this Week: 2316

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/
  • Apr 18

    My Baby Suffers From A Birth Injury. I Can’t Afford Her Medical Bills. Can I Sue?

    My Baby Suffers From A Birth Injury. I Can’t Afford Her Medical Bills. Can I Sue?
    Birth Injury cases are extremely difficult and complex cases. Parents are going through an incredibly emotional time and wondering if they will be able to handle the type of care that the baby will require due to his or her birth…
  • Apr 9

    Another Auto Recall? Yes, This Time It’s Toyota

    Another Auto Recall? Yes, This Time It’s Toyota
    Toyota is busy yet again making headlines with another product recall affecting 2.34 million cars in the U.S.  Toyota announced today that it is recalling several models for four different defects. The first defect involves a Spiral…
  • Apr 7

    Bedford, VA and Roanoke, VA Bicycle Hit and Run Accidents Involve Drunk Driver

    Bedford, VA and Roanoke, VA Bicycle Hit and Run Accidents Involve Drunk Driver
    There has been a recent flood of bicycling fatalities.  Many people are not aware that a bicyclist has the same right to the road as a vehicle.  Sadly, many people do not share the road with bicyclists and fail to yield to them and…
Rank this Week: 3773

Indiana Legal Blog

Indiana Legal Blog

Indiana Legal Blog covers civil litigation, medical malpractice, and personal injury litigation. By Parr Richey Obremskey & Morton.

http://www.indianainjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 875

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    IDENTIFYING A BRAIN INJURY

    IDENTIFYING A BRAIN INJURY
    Every year, 2.5 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury, according to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. Brain injuries may result from many causes, including car accidents, falls, toxic substances, improper…
  • Apr 16

    Pedestrian Safety Tip

    Pedestrian Safety Tip
    Walking is good for your health. Medical experts say that a brisk walk can help you maintain a healthy weight, prevent disease, strengthen bones, lift your mood, and improve your balance. Walking poses risks, however. The CDC reports that…
  • Apr 14

    Coping With the Loss of a Loved One

    Coping With the Loss of a Loved One
    Losing the life of a loved one is a tragic, life-altering event. Such a loss can come with profound amounts of grief, especially when that loss was unexpected. Dealing effectively with your grief is essential to your recovery and long-term…
Rank this Week: 1927

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/
  • Apr 18

    Easter Has a Different Meaning to Me These Day

    Easter Has a Different Meaning to Me These Day
    I grew up baptized and raised as a Catholic. I attended Catholic Schools and went to Stations of the Cross every Friday during Lent but now that I am older, it all has a much deeper meaning to me and...
  • Apr 16

    Shocking Statistics About the Dangers of Medical Malpractice

    Shocking Statistics About the Dangers of Medical Malpractice
    What if I told you that preventable medical errors were the third-leading cause of death in America -- behind only heart disease and cancer? That sobering statistic comes directly from a recent study published by the Journal of Patient…
  • Apr 15

    Bordas & Bordas Legal Review Takes on Gas Drilling Explosions and Toxic Exposure

    Bordas & Bordas Legal Review Takes on Gas Drilling Explosions and Toxic Exposure
    Join host, Jamie Bordas, and his often-called-upon guest, Chris Regan, on this week's episode of the Bordas & Bordas Legal Review. In the wake of the gas drilling deaths in Greene County, Pennsylvania, and Belmont County, Ohio, as well as…
Rank this Week: 1795

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://steinmedicalmalpractice.com
Rank this Week: 1582

Arizona Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Arizona Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, medical devices defects, and defective drugs. By Patton Law Practice.

http://www.arizonamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Laparoscopic Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy and Myomectomy: Use Discouraged Due to Increased Risk in Women with Uterine Fibroid

    Laparoscopic Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy and Myomectomy: Use Discouraged Due to Increased Risk in Women with Uterine Fibroid
    The power morcellator medical device used for laparoscopic surgeries, particularly when used for hysterectomy or myomectomy, in women with uterine fibroids may pose the risk of spreading cancerous tissue beyond the uterus. This device divides…
  • Apr 16

    Sugar Disrupts Ovary Function in Monkey

    Sugar Disrupts Ovary Function in Monkey
    A study reported by Endocrinology has shown that there is significant decrease in the ovary function of Rhesus monkeys subjected to diets of increased sugar intake. The implication of sugar on the development beyond fertilization was not…
  • Apr 15

    Less Salt Likely Key Player in Drop in Stroke Death

    Less Salt Likely Key Player in Drop in Stroke Death
    In a study reported by the BMJ Open, it was discovered that during the years of 2003 to 2011, deaths from stroke decreased by 42% and deaths from ischemic heart disease fell by 40%. These decreases were directly attributed to the decrease in…
Rank this Week: 4800

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/
  • Apr 17

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right
    The Baltimore Business Journal reports that Maryland lawmakers are considering creating a birth injury fund. While on its face this may seem like a wonderful and well-intentioned idea, it would ultimately hurt those families who are most…
  • Apr 15

    Annual Survey Results: Millions Misdiagnosed Each Year

    Annual Survey Results: Millions Misdiagnosed Each Year
    CBS News reports that each year 12 million adults who receive outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed in the United States. The report relies on a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety. That 12 million number means…
  • Apr 10

    Florida Joins Illinois in Rejecting Medical Malpractice Damage Caps as Unconstitutional

    Florida Joins Illinois in Rejecting Medical Malpractice Damage Caps as Unconstitutional
    The Florida Supreme Court struck down that state’s cap on wrongful death non-economic damages because the cap violated the equal protection clause of Florida’s constitution. Justice Lewis wrote for the Court that the $1 million…
Rank this Week: 2213

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers pharmaceutical, medical device and medical malpractice litigation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog
    An Oregon postal worker recently filed a lawsuit against the owner of an abnormally dangerous dog after the canine attacked her, causing serious facial injuries. More than 5,000 postal workers are attacked by dogs every year in the United…
  • Apr 7

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help
    There are now many different types of smartphone applications that aim to help parents, coaches and others on the sidelines manage athletes who suffer a concussion. Although the influx of different apps is promising and indeed very helpful,…
  • Apr 3

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation
    Wage, hour and overtime lawyers at Pintas & Mullins report on the recent lawsuit against Major League Baseball (MLB) over long-standing wage violations. The suit now includes former players from 17 different minor league teams, and…
Rank this Week: 3421

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: 4849

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.illinoismedicalmalpracticelawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    How Spine Implants Cause More Harm than Good

    How Spine Implants Cause More Harm than Good
    Stimulation therapy is a growing treatment intended to relieve chronic pain in the spinal cord by sending electrical pulses through an implant. In some patients, the procedure works well and pain is well-managed. In others, the operation…
  • Apr 8

    The Safety and Risks of Drugstore Clinic

    The Safety and Risks of Drugstore Clinic
    Drugstores and supermarkets like CVS, Walgreens and Target are expanding their walk-in medical clinic throughout the country to meet high public demand. There are several factors driving this new healthcare trend, and relatively little is…
  • Apr 3

    Another da Vinci Robotic System Approved for Market

    Another da Vinci Robotic System Approved for Market
    Intuitive Surgical, the company that makes the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, recently announced that it gained approval for a new robotic system, called the da Vinci Xi. Our team of da Vinci surgery injury lawyers takes a closer look at…
Rank this Week: 3263

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: 1041

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/
  • Apr 15

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die
    Tragically, a medical condition or injury sometimes results in death for too many individuals, particularly young children. This is a loss that no parent should have to experience in his or her lifetime. Often, there is nothing that can be…
  • Apr 8

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict
    Some of the most common medical malpractice lawsuits involve a provider’s failure to diagnose a patient properly. When patients seek medical help, they trust that their healthcare providers will perform the necessary steps to…
  • Apr 1

    Family Wins $4.8 Million in Medical Malpractice Suit Involving Misdiagnosis of Myocarditi

    Family Wins $4.8 Million in Medical Malpractice Suit Involving Misdiagnosis of Myocarditi
    A Massachusetts jury recently has found that a doctor at a hospital in Boston was guilty of medical malpractice that caused the sudden death of a 23-year-old man, and awarded the family $4.8 million in the medical malpractice case. …
Rank this Week: 1321

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/
  • Apr 15

    Passover and the Boston Marathon Bombing

    Passover and the Boston Marathon Bombing
    Once again, a confluence of two seemingly unrelated events. On the one hand, today is the first day of Passover. On the other, it is the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Passover celebrates breaking away from tyranny and…
  • Apr 9

    A $9 Billion Punitive Damages Verdict in Actos Drug Trial (How much is too much?)

    A $9 Billion Punitive Damages Verdict in Actos Drug Trial (How much is too much?)
    We once again see a whopping punitive damages verdict and need to discuss: Just how much is too much? For the reasons that follow, I think that a ratio of punitive:compensatory damages of 100:1 or greater are sustainable based on current…
  • Apr 8

    New York Central Mutual Slammed in Bad Faith (And What it means for you)

    New York Central Mutual Slammed in Bad Faith (And What it means for you)
    Her name is Helene Blank and she last appeared on this page ripping into the City’s Corporation Counsel for his incredible hypocrisy in calling our courts inefficient. She isn’t just a top trial lawyer here in New York, and a…
Rank this Week: 2263

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury in Missouri and Illinois. By Todd N. Hendrickson.

http://stlouisinjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Another Reason to Ban Smart Phones from the OR? What’s the First Reason?

    Another Reason to Ban Smart Phones from the OR? What’s the First Reason?
    A report titled Another Reason Why You Should Ban Smart Phones from the OR raise, at least for me, this question: What’s the first reason? Is there any reason why a surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurse or surgical tech should be using a…
  • Feb 5

    Its OK to Flash Your Headlights to Warn of Speed Trap

    Its OK to Flash Your Headlights to Warn of Speed Trap
    In a preliminary ruling issued on February 3, 2014, a federal judge ruled that flashing your headlights at oncoming traffic to warn of a speed trap is constitutionally protected speech. Judge Henry Autry, in the case of Elli v. City of…
  • Jan 7

    How Much Will My New Hip Cost? Likely Your Doctor Doesn’t Know …

    How Much Will My New Hip Cost? Likely Your Doctor Doesn’t Know …
    How much is something going to cost? Always a fair question and almost always one that can be answered before you purchase anything. But when you are talking about medical procedures, particularly things like hip and knee replacements, you…
Rank this Week: 3225

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: 3886

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/
  • Apr 14

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case
    Medical malpractice occurs when a physician fails to observe a commonly accepted "standard of care" and that failure is the "proximate cause" of a subsequent injury sustained by the patient. The question of causation is normally decided by a…
  • Apr 4

    Georgia Appeals Court Absolves Hotel Chain of Liability in Bathtub Accident

    Georgia Appeals Court Absolves Hotel Chain of Liability in Bathtub Accident
    Most hotels and motels are affiliated with a national brand such as Hilton or Marriott. This means that individual hotels are owned and operated locally but comply with certain standards imposed by the national brand. Recently, the Georgia…
  • Mar 31

    Georgia Appeals Court Reinstates "Phantom Driver" Lawsuit

    Georgia Appeals Court Reinstates "Phantom Driver" Lawsuit
    What happens when you get in an automobile accident where the other driver is never identified? If you have uninsured motorist coverage, your insurer should cover the damages. Georgia law defines a vehicle as uninsured when "the owner or…
Rank this Week: 3887

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/
  • Apr 11

    Two Fans Injured at Chicago Beyonce Concert File Lawsuit

    Two Fans Injured at Chicago Beyonce Concert File Lawsuit
    Premises liability law not only includes keeping people from danger and injuries by remedying a known injury on the land and warning invitees, but it includes knowing of potential dangers in advance. For event organizers and property owners,…
  • Apr 10

    Chicago CTA Blue Line Derails at Cicero Stop

    Chicago CTA Blue Line Derails at Cicero Stop
    Chicago area public transportation has made the news quite often recently, unfortunately not in praise, but in notoriety. From train accidents during the polar vortex and to the derailing of the CTA blue line at the O’Hare stops,…
  • Apr 10

    Safeway Foods in Class Action Lawsuit with Club Member

    Safeway Foods in Class Action Lawsuit with Club Member
    As you know, product liability law not only concerns automobiles and other machinery, which we have discussed frequently as of late, but it also involves other products like food and pharmaceuticals. Just like cars, when we purchase food at…
Rank this Week: 1185

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Comments on injury law with an emphasis on medical malpractice. By Kaplan & Lukowski LLP.

http://www.atlantamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Court must consider whether expert's testimony is reliable

    Court must consider whether expert's testimony is reliable
    The Georgia Court of Appeals has made it easier for people injured by a medical laboratory's negligence to successfully sue the lab. In Lavelle v. Laboratory Corporation of America, Cathleen Lavelle had a pap smear in 2006 which a…
  • Apr 3

    Honesty is the best policy

    Honesty is the best policy
    Transparency means something is easy to understand, honest and open. Transparency means no secrets. While we hear this term in the context of things the government doesn't tell its citizens, increased transparency in medicine will likely…
  • Mar 26

    Another Myth Goes Down the Drain

    Another Myth Goes Down the Drain
    Earlier this century there was a push, orchestrated by medical associations and insurance companies, to impose what they called "tort reform". These so-called reforms, including "caps" or the amount that can be recovered for "non-economic"…
Rank this Week: 1737

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/
  • Apr 10

    CAFA Removal Appeal to Watch

    CAFA Removal Appeal to Watch
    Here's one to watch.  The Supreme Court agreed earlier this week to consider whether defendants seeking removal of a proposed class suit to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act must provide additional evidence supporting…
  • Apr 8

    France Adopts Limited Class Action Rule

    France Adopts Limited Class Action Rule
    We have posted before about the potential spread of class action litigation to other countries.  Now comes word that French President François Hollande has signed into law France’s new Consumer Law, which includes…
  • Apr 3

    State Supreme Court Rejects Fishing Expedition of Experts' Employer

    State Supreme Court Rejects Fishing Expedition of Experts' Employer
    The Texas Supreme Court rejected plaintiffs' attempt to engage in a "fishing expedition"  of the employer of two experts retained in a product liability dispute. See In re Ford Motor Co., No. 12-1000 (Tex., 3/28/14). In this…
Rank this Week: 852

San Francisco Injury Attorney Blog

San Francisco Injury Attorney Blog

Covers automobile accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Callaway & Wolf.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    Liability in Rear-end Accident

    Liability in Rear-end Accident
    Motor vehicle accidents affect millions of people each year. In fact, a person is injured in a motor vehicle collision every 2 minutes and 20 seconds in California, according to data provided by the California Highway Patrol. In most cases,…
  • Mar 18

    California Man Will Face Civil and Criminal Cases Following Auto Accident

    California Man Will Face Civil and Criminal Cases Following Auto Accident
    A majority of the time, a car accident is simply that--an accident. Usually, the responsible driver never meant to cause a crash and injure or kill anyone. Sometimes, though the driver did not intend to hurt anyone, he or she may have been…
  • Feb 13

    Business Patrons Injured Inside a Store Have Multiple Legal Option

    Business Patrons Injured Inside a Store Have Multiple Legal Option
    The moment you enter a place of business, that business's owner/manager, or whomever controls that facility, has a responsibility to you. That responsibility involves ensuring that everyplace in that store where you might go is safe and free…
Rank this Week: 3911

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.pharmacyerrorinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 8

    FDA Proposes New Guidelines Regarding Off-Label Promotion of Drug

    FDA Proposes New Guidelines Regarding Off-Label Promotion of Drug
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued draft revisions of pharmaceutical industry guidelines regarding “off-label” promotion of drugs. “Off-label” refers to information about uses of a drug that have not been…
  • Mar 26

    Public University Collaborates with Private Drugstore Chain on New Model of Patient Care

    Public University Collaborates with Private Drugstore Chain on New Model of Patient Care
    A national pharmacy chain has partnered with a medical school and a pharmacy school to open a store that will explore a new model for patient care. The “Walgreens at UCSF” store, located on the University of California, San Francisco...
  • Mar 19

    Study of "Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care" Finds 3/4 Reduction in Hospital Medication Error

    Study of "Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care" Finds 3/4 Reduction in Hospital Medication Error
    A new study, conducted in Irish hospitals and published in a British journal, reviewed the effectiveness of a “collaborative” model of managing hospital patients’ medications. The model, known as the Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care in…
Rank this Week: 957

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/
  • Apr 7

    Duties of Hospitals to Third Parties in Pennsylvania

    Duties of Hospitals to Third Parties in Pennsylvania
    In a recent case a father and daughter appealed from an order dismissing their professional negligence complaint against a hospital. The case arose when an adult woman (Dawn Martin) was brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt in 2012.…
  • Apr 7

    Trivial Defects on Property Cause Slip and Fall Case

    Trivial Defects on Property Cause Slip and Fall Case
    In a recent non-precedential case, a 58-year-old woman appealed an order entering summary judgment in favor of a management company in a Pennsylvania personal injury and premises liability suit. The case arose when the woman was walking…
  • Mar 23

    Landowner’s Responsibility to Independent Contractor’s Employees in Pennsylvania

    Landowner’s Responsibility to Independent Contractor’s Employees in Pennsylvania
    In a recent non-precedential case, a man appealed from an order granting summary judgment to Thiele Manufacturing. The man was hurt while working for his employer American Roofing, Inc. He fell through a fiberglass skylight on the roof of a…
Rank this Week: 1963

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
Rank this Week: 65

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
  • Apr 3

    Improve Work/Life Balance With Volunteering

    Improve Work/Life Balance With Volunteering
    Volunteering can have positive effects on your personal life, as well as your work life. Once a week, I participate in an ongoing volunteer project as an after-school reading buddy. Created by JCY Westchester Community Partners, a charitable…
  • Jan 17

    The Harm Caused By Malpractice “Consent Clauses”

    The Harm Caused By Malpractice “Consent Clauses”
    Physicians have the option to purchase medical malpractice insurance policies, which, at the cost of higher premiums, include special “consent clauses.” These clauses stipulate that doctors being sued for malpractice must first…
  • Dec 5

    Will Access To Clinicians’ Notes Improve Patient Safety?

    Will Access To Clinicians’ Notes Improve Patient Safety?
    I just came upon a stirring article in the New England Journal of Medicine, entitled “The Road toward Fully Transparent Medical Records” (sic).  It’s a little long, but well worth reading, because it contains truly…
Rank this Week: 1399

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury news. By Joseph H. Ostad, P.A.

http://www.marylandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Baltimore Malpractice Lawyer Blog:What is Medical Malpractice?

    Baltimore Malpractice Lawyer Blog:What is Medical Malpractice?
    What is medical malpractice you ask? As an experienced attorney with offices in Rockville and Baltimore Maryland, I can tell you that many people are unaware of their rights when it come to Medical Malpractice and hospital errors.Statistics…
  • Mar 7

    Life Insurance Lawyer Blog: Death Benefit Claim

    Life Insurance Lawyer Blog: Death Benefit Claim
    Trying to find out if a deceased person had a life insurance policy can be extremely difficult at the time of a loved one's death. Emotions will be running high among family members and close friends and taking care of business can be the…
  • Feb 28

    Wrongful Death Blog:Family Awarded Settlement From State.

    Wrongful Death Blog:Family Awarded Settlement From State.
    A Circuit Court civil jury awarded $3 million to relatives of a woman killed by a reckless driver as she walked on a stretch of road that was not equipped with sidewalks or guard rails.The jury found the state liable in the wrongful death…
Rank this Week: 3071

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Apr 1

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Tops List of Largest Settlements of 2013

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Tops List of Largest Settlements of 2013
    The family of a child born with cerebral palsy settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital and several physicians for $7.5 million. The lawsuit, Martinez, et al v. Ebert, et al, alleged that the child's condition resulted from…
  • Mar 21

    Medical Panel Deprives Birth Injury Victim of Compensation

    Medical Panel Deprives Birth Injury Victim of Compensation
    In a recent birth injury case, Mwangi v. Merlin, the Massachusetts Appeals Court panel affirmed the dismissal of the plaintiff's claims against two physicians. This case illustrates the problems with medical panels and arbitration panels that…
  • Mar 18

    Supporters of a Midwife Clinic in South Carolina Protest State Regulations That Could Close It

    Supporters of a Midwife Clinic in South Carolina Protest State Regulations That Could Close It
    There have been recent protests in Charleston, South Carolina having to do with a natural birth center and new state health department laws governing midwives. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control states that, in…
Rank this Week: 2054

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 2005

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/
  • Apr 1

    What is Workers’ Compensation and How May it Benefit You?

    What is Workers’ Compensation and How May it Benefit You?
    You may have heard of the term workers’ compensation many times before. But you may be asking the question, what is it? Or, how does it benefit me? This is a common question that many workers do not know the … Continue reading…
  • Feb 5

    Recall brings accurate food labels to light

    Recall brings accurate food labels to light
    If you have any food allergies, it may be time to hold off on a certain Velveeta product. Last week, Kraft manufacturer Truitt Brothers announced a recall on 525,000 cases of Velveeta Cheesy Single Skillets—Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac…
  • Aug 29

    Common Birth Injuries and What to Do About Them

    Common Birth Injuries and What to Do About Them
    Each year, thousands of babies are born. For most parents, it’s a momentous occasion, one filled with joy. For some, however, it’s a traumatic event, as they learn that their baby has suffered a birth injury. Research has shown…
Rank this Week: 250

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law…

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law Blog

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

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
Rank this Week: 267

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tracks important appellate opinions concerning Tennessee's civil justice system including opinions affecting personal injury, insurance law, business torts and comsumer protection. By the Adams Law Firm.

http://tennesseepersonalinjurylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING
    On November 30, 2010, Plaintiff Cynthia Christian was an invited guest for a function at Ms. Lassie's Lodge in Campbell County, Tennessee.  The Lodge was regularly rented for parties and other functions via the nearby Hampton Inn.…
  • Mar 19

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt
    In one of the biggest personal injury settlements in Pennsylvania history, a family that suffered death and injuries after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer has received a $26.1 million settlement.In 2010, the three Plaintiffs were…
  • Mar 15

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal safety standard that will improve the safety of all carriages and strollers sold after September 10, 2015.The new standard was developed due to the CPSC’s review…
Rank this Week: 3164

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/
  • Mar 28

    California Advocates Push to Raise Golden State Medical Malpractice Cap -- Would Be First Increase Since 1975

    California Advocates Push to Raise Golden State Medical Malpractice Cap -- Would Be First Increase Since 1975
    Under California law, damages in medical malpractice cases are capped at just $250,000. If that figure sounds anachronistic… well, that's because it is: literally! The $250,000 cap has been in place for nearly four decades – it…
  • Mar 28

    Over 200 Patients Die Daily From Hospital-Associated Infections, Report Show

    Over 200 Patients Die Daily From Hospital-Associated Infections, Report Show
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Results from the recently-published Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2011 hospital survey indicate that, despite progress in recent years, the deadly…
  • Mar 24

    Medical Malpractice Caps Limits Overturned in Florida

    Medical Malpractice Caps Limits Overturned in Florida
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner For years, supporters of so-called tort reform claimed that the costs of medical care would decrease drastically if recoveries in medical malpractice lawsuits were…
Rank this Week: 844

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Covers Utah medical malpractice law.

http://www.ryanspringer.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Florida Strikes Down Damage Caps in Wrongful Death Cases Caused by Medical Malpractice

    Florida Strikes Down Damage Caps in Wrongful Death Cases Caused by Medical Malpractice
    As reported here, Florida’s Supreme Court recently struck down that state’s damage cap in medical malpractice cases. This is a great development for the rights of victims of medical negligence. Damage caps do not benefit the…
  • Mar 26

    Who Gets Sued When Your Robot Car Crashes?

    Who Gets Sued When Your Robot Car Crashes?
    That’s the question asked by Alex Brown in the National Journal.  ”The auto insurers are thinking a lot about this,” he notes. I’ll bet they are.  Although robot cars are still in the distant future, people…
  • Aug 18

    Landmark Utah Supreme Court Case Restores Fairness in Malpractice Case

    Landmark Utah Supreme Court Case Restores Fairness in Malpractice Case
    On Friday, the Utah Supreme Court handed down its decision in Turner v. University of Utah Hosps.  You can read the decision here. Ms. Turner was severely hurt in a car accident, and while she was being treated for her injuries…
Rank this Week: 2832

Halifax Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Halifax Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice law, including anaesthesia errors, chiropractic malpractice, emergency room errors, and hospital negligence. By McKiggan Hebert.

http://www.halifaxmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Defence Experts “Crossed the Line”: Boyd v. Edington

    Defence Experts “Crossed the Line”: Boyd v. Edington
    In the recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice Boyd v. Edington, Dr. Richard Edington was ordered to pay $15 million dollars to Danielle Boyd and her family as a result of a catastrophic and debilitating brain injury she…
  • Mar 3

    Cost of Care in Cerebral Palsy Claim

    Cost of Care in Cerebral Palsy Claim
    I was reviewing a report the other day from an Occupational Therapist who has provided me with an opinion as to the Future Care needs for one of my clients, a child who suffers from Cerebal Palsy (CP) as a result of birth trauma. I was…
  • Jan 9

    How Long is Too Long? The 30 Minute C-Section Rule: Ediger (Guardian Ad Litem) v. Johnston

    How Long is Too Long? The 30 Minute C-Section Rule: Ediger (Guardian Ad Litem) v. Johnston
    This article is an excerpt from a paper I presented at the national Birth Trauma Litigation conference in Toronto. The paper considers the implications of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Ediger (Guardian Ad Litem) v.…
Rank this Week: 4673

Clearwater Solicitors Blog

Clearwater Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury and medical negligence claims.

http://www.clearwatersolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Car Accident Claims When The Driver Fails To Provide Information

    Car Accident Claims When The Driver Fails To Provide Information
    If there’s anything worse than being in a motor vehicle accident, it’s being in an accident with a driver who refuses to provide you with information. When being in an accident, drivers are legally required to provide their name,…
  • Mar 17

    Does the UK need a culture of prompt business payments?

    Does the UK need a culture of prompt business payments?
    Although the majority of businesses pay their bills within the timescales permitted through UK employment law, there is a problem with late payments within corporate transactions. Countless businesses and self-employed individuals go through…
  • Mar 14

    Quide To Valuing Accident At Work Compensation | Clearwater Solicitor

    Quide To Valuing Accident At Work Compensation | Clearwater Solicitor
    If you’ve suffered a personal injury in a workplace accident, you may be thinking about claiming accident at work compensation. The overall value of your claim could depend on four different types of expenses and losses, some of which…
Rank this Week: 1694

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/
  • Mar 10

    A Long Time Coming...

    A Long Time Coming...
    This blog has been very very good to me and helped build my business when I left Boston four years ago, but alas, it has been long ignored. Not by intent but merely because we have been too busy during...
  • Aug 8

    Increase in Number of Pedestrian Deaths Spurs DOT to Add Funding

    Increase in Number of Pedestrian Deaths Spurs DOT to Add Funding
    An increase in the number of pedestrians killed in auto accidents has spurred the Department of Transportation to increase spending on grants for safety and education. In 2011, over 4000 pedestrians were killed in auto accidents. This…
  • Jul 30

    Charlesgate Nursing Home Ordered not to Take Any New Patients After Death

    Charlesgate Nursing Home Ordered not to Take Any New Patients After Death
    The Rhode Island State Health Department has ordered that Charlesgate Nursing Home can not take in any new patients following the death of a resident a little over a week ago. According to news reports, which are not releasing the...
Rank this Week: 741

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
  • Mar 6

    OSHA Issues 2014 Plan for Reducing Injuries at High-Risk Workplace

    OSHA Issues 2014 Plan for Reducing Injuries at High-Risk Workplace
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, has issued its 2014 inspection plan, citing plans to specifically target workplaces where the highest rates of injury and illness occur. The Site-Specific Targeting 2014 program, as…
  • Mar 5

    Wisconsin Man’s Foot Severed, Femur Crushed in On-the-Job Accident

    Wisconsin Man’s Foot Severed, Femur Crushed in On-the-Job Accident
    The U.S. Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a Wisconsin manufacturing company, County Materials Corp., for 18 serious safety violations after a truck driver had his foot severed and femur crushed at a…
  • Mar 4

    Family Files Lawsuit Against Petco Over Rat Bite Death

    Family Files Lawsuit Against Petco Over Rat Bite Death
    A California family has filed a lawsuit against Petco after a 10-year-old boy passed away following being bitten by a rat purchased at the chain of pet stores.  Aiden Pankey died last summer from rat bite fever, disease reportedly…
Rank this Week: 1712

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Broward County To Make Roads Safer for Pedestrians and Bike

    Broward County To Make Roads Safer for Pedestrians and Bike
    Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer Joseph Lipsky knows, having represented hundreds of pedestrians and bicyclist who have been seriously injured by careless motorists, that our local roadways aren’t always meant to be shared. For…
  • Feb 27

    Elderly Drivers Less Likely to Die in Car Accident

    Elderly Drivers Less Likely to Die in Car Accident
    Having represented hundreds of order drivers, Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky knows too well the public’s general perception about elderly driver’s driving habits. Contrary to most people’s beliefs that…
  • Feb 3

    Speeding Along I-95 Express Lanes Miami Result in Serious Car Accident

    Speeding Along I-95 Express Lanes Miami Result in Serious Car Accident
    Driving along the I-95 expressway in Miami on the way to and from the Dade County Courthouse is always an adventure for Miami Personal Injury Attorney Joseph Lipsky. Due to the time constraints of attending hearings, Joseph Lipsky usually…
Rank this Week: 1182

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 362