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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/
  • May 27

    What is the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution?

    What is the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution?
    The Seventh Amendment to the U. S. Constitution states: “In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise…
  • May 20

    E-Discovery — Are custodial collections none of your business?

    E-Discovery — Are custodial collections none of your business?
    The party receiving discovery requests in litigation has the job of trying to understand the locations of potentially responsive data and documents; determining the identity of key custodians; and determining the most efficient and cost…
  • May 17

    Bicycle Safety: The Florida Helmet Law

    Bicycle Safety: The Florida Helmet Law
    Over the last 20+ years that I’ve been a lawyer, I have represented many injured victims who experienced closed-head injuries, many with associated trauma to the brain and resulting in permanent brain injury.  The cause of the head…
Rank this Week: 2373

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 27

    Florida Lawmakers to Study Tossing No Fault Coverage

    Florida Lawmakers to Study Tossing No Fault Coverage
    Republican legislators in Florida have allotted $125,000 for the study of what it would mean for the Sunshine State to get rid of he system of no-fault car insurance (PIP – personal injury protection) that has been in place for…
  • May 25

    One-Car Accident on I-75 Kills 3, Injures 5

    One-Car Accident on I-75 Kills 3, Injures 5
    A mother and two of her six young children, ages 5 and 8, were killed recently in a car accident on I-75 in Pembroke Pines.  Of the other children – girls ages 2 and 4 and boys ages 6 and 9 – only the 2-year-old was strapped…
  • May 23

    Chhetri v. U.S. – Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit

    Chhetri v. U.S. – Bus Accident Injury Lawsuit
    A serious bus accident in 2011 caused by a driver falling asleep at the wheel occurred during a brief grace period extended by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) after the bus carrier flunked its safety rating. …
Rank this Week: 600

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • May 27

    Doctor Must Inform Patient that Worsened Condition May Occur After Back Surgery

    Doctor Must Inform Patient that Worsened Condition May Occur After Back Surgery
    In a recent case, a plaintiff filed a medical malpractice claim, alleging that the defendant negligently failed to obtain informed consent. The plaintiff suffered a lower back injury and subsequently underwent a lumbar spine surgery. Prior to…
  • May 25

    Medical Errors Thought to Be Third-Leading Cause of Death in United State

    Medical Errors Thought to Be Third-Leading Cause of Death in United State
    Everyone has heard stories about a doctor operating on the wrong leg or giving someone the wrong dosage of a drug. These are just some examples of medical errors that occur every day in this country. Those types of mistakes can be the basis…
  • May 23

    Joan Rivers’ Doctors Settle Lawsuit for Substantial Amount After Her Death

    Joan Rivers’ Doctors Settle Lawsuit for Substantial Amount After Her Death
    On TV, every case seems to go to trial. However, in the real world, most cases settle. The parties come to an agreement, and the defendant pays an agreed-upon amount to the plaintiff. There are a number of reasons parties agree to settle a…
Rank this Week: 3392

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/
  • May 27

    Anticipation — Of Getting Sworn in to SCOTUS

    Anticipation — Of Getting Sworn in to SCOTUS
    One of my fantasies failed to materialize: I had hoped that, over the course of the last couple months, some judge would demand that I appear in court on May 31st. “Sorry judge,” I was prepared to say, ” I already have an…
  • May 26

    Hulk Hogan’s Ambulance Chaser

    Hulk Hogan’s Ambulance Chaser
    The story of ambulance chasing after the Hulk Hogan case is buried 22 paragraphs into the New York Times article. But that is where I a going today. As many of you know, Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan), sued Gawker over the release of a sex…
  • May 24

    Planned Parenthood Sued Over Shooting, for Negligent Security

    Planned Parenthood Sued Over Shooting, for Negligent Security
    At first blush it seems outrageous: Sue Planned Parenthood after it had been attacked by a gunman in Colorado Springs? If you weren’t following the news last November 27th, Robert Dear, a 57 year old madman, opened fire in the parking…
Rank this Week: 642

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
  • May 27

    When is a Product Considered Defective?

    When is a Product Considered Defective?
    A product can be considered defective in numerous ways. Once the product becomes a part of the commerce stream and injures someone, that injured party may be able to pursue a product liability claim against multiple parties. But, there are…
  • May 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
Rank this Week: 1151

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/
  • May 27

    When is a Product Considered Defective?

    When is a Product Considered Defective?
    A product can be considered defective in numerous ways. Once the product becomes a part of the commerce stream and injures someone, that injured party may be able to pursue a product liability claim against multiple parties. But, there are…
  • May 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
Rank this Week: 133

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/
  • May 26

    Ten Memorial Day Weekend Safety Tips and One Heartfelt Thank You.

    Ten Memorial Day Weekend Safety Tips and One Heartfelt Thank You.
    Memorial Day is a day to remember and be grateful for those brave men and women who have died while serving our country in the military. It is also the unofficial start of summer. Beach trips, parades, lake outings, pool parties and barbecues…
  • May 17

    Dog bites: how to avoid being a statistic or a defendant in a lawsuit

    Dog bites: how to avoid being a statistic or a defendant in a lawsuit
    This is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, so it is a great time to give you some advice on how not to be a dog bite statistic and how to avoid being sued if you, like us, are a dog owner. First, let’s look at the numbers of this very…
  • May 10

    Ten Tips To Help Avoid Pedestrian Accident

    Ten Tips To Help Avoid Pedestrian Accident
    According to the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security statistics, there were 1,579 pedestrian accidents last year. But, there were actually many more because the State’s statistics do not include pedestrian accidents…
Rank this Week: 3479

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: 1502

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawyer.net/
  • May 26

    Preemption of Personal Injury Claims by ERISA

    Preemption of Personal Injury Claims by ERISA
    The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal law that governs claims for benefits under retirement and disability plans, among other things.  In enacting ERISA, Congress explicitly stated that ERISA is an area of…
  • May 19

    Legal Malpractice in Divorce Actions in Tennessee

    Legal Malpractice in Divorce Actions in Tennessee
    All professionals who provide services to others are required to uphold a high standard of care when dealing with clients.  In the medical professional field, this means abiding by certain tenets of medical care and prioritizing the…
  • May 11

    Personal Injuries and Dirty Bathrooms – Edwards v. CSX Transp. Inc.

    Personal Injuries and Dirty Bathrooms – Edwards v. CSX Transp. Inc.
    When we think about personal injury cases and negligence lawsuits, we typically imagine slip and fall accidents, car crashes, and faulty railings.  But personal injuries can arise in virtually in any situation, even in the most…
Rank this Week: 3396

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: 902

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1033

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/
  • May 25

    A Look at Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Options, Including Pradaxa

    A Look at Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Options, Including Pradaxa
    Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) is a serious medical condition that affects about one in ten Americans over the age of 65.  If someone suffers from atrial fibrillation, which is defined as an irregular heartbeat not associated with a heart…
  • May 23

    Outpatient Surgical Procedure Now Available for Total Hip Replacement

    Outpatient Surgical Procedure Now Available for Total Hip Replacement
    According to a recent news article from Fox News, doctors are now able to perform a total hip replacement procedure as an outpatient surgery where the patient gets to leave the hospital on the same day.  The article follows the journey…
  • May 17

    Report: New Applications for Anticoagulant Medications – At What Risk?

    Report: New Applications for Anticoagulant Medications – At What Risk?
    A recent article from Medpage Today looks at new uses being proposed for a class of medications know as new oral anticoagulants (NOACs).  This is a fairly new class of medications that includes Xarelto, Eliquis, Pradaxa, and…
Rank this Week: 2189

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: 70

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
  • May 25

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust
    In a current opinion, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee reviewed an estate case involving the distribution of assets in a testamentary trust. In the matter of In re Estate of Culp (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 2016), the decedent’s will…
  • May 18

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case
    In a recent divorce case, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reviewed whether a trial court had the authority to enter a permanent, open-ended order of protection in the parties’ divorce decree. In Swonger v. Swonger (Tenn. Ct. App. Apr.…
  • May 9

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case
    In a recent case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee examined whether or not a plaintiff’s injuries were reasonably foreseeable in order to establish premises liability in a wrongful death claim. In Singletary v. Gatlinburlier, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 3505

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers\' compensation. By Needle Law Firm .

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3802

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/
  • May 24

    The Real Cost of Medical Mistakes in America

    The Real Cost of Medical Mistakes in America
    A study recently found that over 250,000 Americans die from medical mistakes every year, making it the third-leading cause of death. Our medical malpractice lawyers have been representing victims of medical errors for 30 years. Here, we shed…
  • Apr 20

    How New York’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Changes Can Affect Injured Patient

    How New York’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Changes Can Affect Injured Patient
    Our team of medical malpractice lawyers represent injured clients in New York, where the malpractice insurance market is undergoing significant change. Although this may not be on the public’s radar, it could leave injured patients…
  • Mar 10

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami
    An emergency restriction has been placed on a Miami plastic surgeon who promised his clients flat stomachs and curvaceous backsides. Dr. “Osak” Omulepu has botched several procedures, sending at least four patients to the…
Rank this Week: 714

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Provides information for individuals who have been injured by the neglect of other people or businesses.

http://www.luveralawfirm.com/about/blog/
  • May 24

    $3 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death of Innocent Citizen Killed During High Speed Police Chase

    $3 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death of Innocent Citizen Killed During High Speed Police Chase
    On May 12, 2013, Rachael Kamin, a 40 year old woman, was t-boned by a Ford 350 diesel truck going approximately 85-90 mph in a 30 mph zone while being chased by officers of the Bothell Police Department. Kamin was a nurse coming home from…
  • Dec 21

    Ralph Brindley Recognized as Washington Lawyer of the Year 2016

    Ralph Brindley Recognized as Washington Lawyer of the Year 2016
    Luvera Law Firm partner Ralph Brindley has been selected by peer recognition as Best Lawyer’s Lawyer of the Year in Washington for Medical Malpractice Law. Ralph has previously been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in 2014 for…
  • May 18

    Virginia Mason Hospital Joins Luvera Law Firm in Superbug Lawsuit

    Virginia Mason Hospital Joins Luvera Law Firm in Superbug Lawsuit
    It is not every day that a defendant in a lawsuit joins forces with the plaintiff against another defendant, but that is exactly what defendant Virginia Mason Hospital has done. It recently united with the Luvera Law Firm, which…
Rank this Week: 3200

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

Discusses nursing home neglect & abuse, medical malpractice, consumer protection and civil rights.

http://reinanlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 23

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case
    The Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C. represents the surviving spouse of Gerald Propp in her claims brought against Mr. Propp’s former assisted living facility, Atria Park of Applewood in Lakewood, Colorado. As detailed in...
  • Apr 8

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project

    Denver Post Publishes Article Regarding Potential Lawsuits Sparked by Northeast Denver Flood-Control Project
    To read the article, including J Reinan’s comments on this hotly contested local issue, follow the link here: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_29742965/northeast-denver-flood-control-project-could-spark-lawsuit
  • Apr 1

    Jordana Griff Gingrass Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Under Age 40

    Jordana Griff Gingrass Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Under Age 40
    Reinan Law attorney, Jordana Griff Gingrass, has received the prestigious honor of being named Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40 in the state of Colorado. The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (“NAOPIA”) is...
Rank this Week: 609

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • May 23

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient
    As of November 2015, Families for Better Care, a watchdog advocate group that protects the elderly, began ranking Missouri fourth on a list of the nation’s worst states concerning nursing homes. This is in response to Missouri…
  • May 14

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine
    When families place a loved one in a nursing facility to receive quality health care, maintaining their safety and well-being in the loving environment is usually their biggest concern. However, to the nursing home, the level of care provided…
  • May 7

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission
    Placing a loved one in the care of skilled nursing professionals has always been an overwhelming process where families are presented with stacks of papers and documents to sign, including a commonplace admission agreement. In many…
Rank this Week: 3404

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • May 23

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient
    As of November 2015, Families for Better Care, a watchdog advocate group that protects the elderly, began ranking Missouri fourth on a list of the nation’s worst states concerning nursing homes. This is in response to Missouri…
  • May 14

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine
    When families place a loved one in a nursing facility to receive quality health care, maintaining their safety and well-being in the loving environment is usually their biggest concern. However, to the nursing home, the level of care provided…
  • May 7

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission
    Placing a loved one in the care of skilled nursing professionals has always been an overwhelming process where families are presented with stacks of papers and documents to sign, including a commonplace admission agreement. In many…
Rank this Week: 92

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3290

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/
  • May 22

    Lawsuit Alleges Dental Malpractice

    Lawsuit Alleges Dental Malpractice
    Dentists, just like doctors, are required to provide patients with proper care. When you visit the dentist you trust that they will help you, rather than hurt you. A woman recently filed a lawsuit claiming that her dentist was negligent,…
  • May 17

    Dentist Blamed for Negligence after Causing Injury

    Dentist Blamed for Negligence after Causing Injury
    Dental procedures are supposed to be safe and, for the most part, pain-free. Yet this was certainly not the case for one local man. The man visited the dentist, and it was determined that he required a tooth extraction. The extraction…
  • May 13

    French “Dentist of Horror” Found Guilty, Sentenced to Jail

    French “Dentist of Horror” Found Guilty, Sentenced to Jail
    Many people are afraid of going to the dentist, even though dental practices have improved greatly over the last decades. Special dental practices even offer gentle dentistry to accommodate terrified patients. One dentist in France has done…
Rank this Week: 160

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/
  • May 20

    Major Cancer Care Provider to Pay $34.7 Million False Claims Settlement

    Major Cancer Care Provider to Pay $34.7 Million False Claims Settlement
    Cancer is difficult enough to endure, with many uncomfortable procedures, without you or a loved one having to worry about undergoing unnecessary ones. But that’s exactly what it is alleged that 21st Century Oncology Inc., headquartered…
  • May 18

    $34.8 Million Recovery for Alleged Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE Fraud

    $34.8 Million Recovery for Alleged Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE Fraud
    A sleep therapy products supplier, Respironics Inc., based in Pennsylvania, agreed to resolve charges of False Claims Act violations by paying $34.8 million because of a qui tam suit brought by a whistleblower. The agreement, announced in…
  • Apr 25

    Cleaning Up the Environment—or Just Cleaning Up?

    Cleaning Up the Environment—or Just Cleaning Up?
    Environmental regulations are part of our lives, and rightly so. We need to keep from trashing our home, this planet, for ourselves and for future generations. A lot of time, effort, and money have gone into cleaning up old messes and…
Rank this Week: 1729

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/
  • May 20

    Widow Not Required to Disclose Personal Journal in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Widow Not Required to Disclose Personal Journal in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    The family of a person who dies due to medical malpractice may bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent health care providers. Doctors and hospitals are often resistant to admitting any liability in the death of a patient, and…
  • May 13

    Atlanta Judge Reduces Punitive Damage Award in Defective Hip Replacement Case

    Atlanta Judge Reduces Punitive Damage Award in Defective Hip Replacement Case
    Every year thousands of Americans are injured or even killed due to defective medical products. While most manufacturers are responsible and take care to properly test a medical device or drug before introducing it into the marketplace, there…
  • May 6

    Georgia Judge Sanctions Defendant for Losing Evidence in Truck Accident Case

    Georgia Judge Sanctions Defendant for Losing Evidence in Truck Accident Case
    In any type of personal injury lawsuit, it is important for the parties to the case to preserve all evidence that may assist the court in determining the facts. Under no circumstances should a party ever intentionally withhold or destroy…
Rank this Week: 2433

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/
  • May 20

    $5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict for Death from Improperly Placed Feeding Tube

    $5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict for Death from Improperly Placed Feeding Tube
    A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania jury has awarded $5 million to the Estate and surviving family members of an 88 year-old man who died after medical professionals improperly placed a feeding to into his lung. The man had been transferred…
  • May 13

    Medical Mistakes Are More Common Than You Might Think

    Medical Mistakes Are More Common Than You Might Think
    A recent study has found that medical errors are now the third most common cause of death in the United States. The study found that medical mistakes claim approximately 251,000 lives each year – approximately 9.5 percent of all deaths…
  • Apr 29

    Brain Injury Results in $44 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Brain Injury Results in $44 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict
    A nearly-two-week jury trial in Pennsylvania has culminated in a more than $44 million verdict for a woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury that left her paralyzed. The woman, who was 57 at the time, underwent surgery in 2011 to…
Rank this Week: 573

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://blog.caesarnapoli.com/
  • May 19

    “Bernie Madoff of Landlords” Facing 25 Years in Prison

    “Bernie Madoff of Landlords” Facing 25 Years in Prison
    Manhattan landlord Steve Croman used intimidation and harassment to force “countless working-class and low-income families out of their longtime homes,” alleges the office of New York State attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman.…
  • May 13

    Why is the U.S. Protecting Saudi Arabia from 9/11 Lawsuits?

    Why is the U.S. Protecting Saudi Arabia from 9/11 Lawsuits?
    Earlier this year, after pleading guilty to conspiring to kill Americans in the 9/11 attacks, al Qaeda member Zacarias Moussaoui admitted that his activities were funded in part by members of the Saudi royal family. This was not the first…
  • May 11

    The Leading Cause of Death That Nobody’s Talking About

    The Leading Cause of Death That Nobody’s Talking About
    Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention compiles a list of the most common causes of death among Americans. This list is significant—it helps raise public awareness about particular health risks and it steers national…
Rank this Week: 3445

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/
  • May 19

    Self Driving Cars’ Pedestrian Injury Prevention

    Self Driving Cars’ Pedestrian Injury Prevention
    With the growing talk of self-driving autonomous vehicles, Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky has wondered about the efforts of the companies hoping to sell driverless cares to protect other drivers and pedestrians.…
  • May 18

    Marijuana Use Increases Deadly Car Accident

    Marijuana Use Increases Deadly Car Accident
    With the increasing demand to legalize marijuana in Florida, Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Joseph Lipsky wants proponents of legalization to realize that driving under the influence of marijuana has resulted in a dramatic increase in…
  • May 14

    Motorcycle Awareness Month, Time to Reduce Accident

    Motorcycle Awareness Month, Time to Reduce Accident
    Miami Motorcycle Accident Attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds his fellow motorists that May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. The purpose of this designation is to remind all drivers that motorcycle riders have all the same rights as any other driver…
Rank this Week: 2087

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 19

    New York State Ranked Highest for Malpractice Award Payout

    New York State Ranked Highest for Malpractice Award Payout
    For the third consecutive year, medical malpractice lawsuits paid out more in New York last year than in any other state. Recently, the medical malpractice insurer Diederich Healthcare released its annual report detailing which states within…
  • May 12

    The Effects of Traumatic Birth Syndrome

    The Effects of Traumatic Birth Syndrome
    According to medical researchers specializing in the care and treatment of newborns, there has been a rise in traumatic birth syndrome — the effects of which could adversely affect a newborn’s well-being. Traumatic birth syndrome…
  • Apr 15

    When Email Is Evidence Of Continuous Treatment

    When Email Is Evidence Of Continuous Treatment
    Medical malpractice lawyers know that a lawsuit for medical, dental or podiatric malpractice must be commenced within two years and six months of the malpractice. Barring an exception or two, any case that is brought beyond this time limit…
Rank this Week: 2307

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/
  • May 18

    Supreme Court Offers Some Guidance on Standing

    Supreme Court Offers Some Guidance on Standing
    The Supreme Court has decided a case involving injury-in-fact and standing issues that may have significant impacts on class actions.  See Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339 (U.S. 5/16/16). Spokeo, Inc. operated a “people…
  • May 11

    Ninth Circuit Refuses to Revive Water Class Action

    Ninth Circuit Refuses to Revive Water Class Action
    The Ninth Circuit this week declined to revive a proposed class action in Washington federal court accusing defendant of mis-labeling a water drink containing caffeine.  See Harold Maple v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, No.…
  • May 2

    First Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Specific Causation Opinion

    First Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Specific Causation Opinion
    The First Circuit recently affirmed the exclusion of plaintiff's expert in a toxic tort claim, leading to summary judgment. See Milward v. Rust-Oleum Corp., No. 13-2132, 2016 WL 1622620 (1st Cir. 4/25/16). Plaintiff Milward worked…
Rank this Week: 913

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/
Rank this Week: 1109

Indiana Injury Law Blog

Indiana Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.indianainjurylawblog.com/
  • May 18

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  • May 12

    The 3rd Leading Cause of Death in the United States May Be Your Doctor

    The 3rd Leading Cause of Death in the United States May Be Your Doctor
    No one would be surprised to hear that cancer and heart disease are the two leading causes of death in the United States.   However, many people may have been shocked this week to learn the news that the 3rd leading cause of death…
  • May 9

    Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Causes Cancer?

    Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Causes Cancer?
      So far, the Courts seem to agree — in a big way.  Since 1893, Johnson’s baby powder has been used around the world. The ads say things like, “Want to feel cool, smooth and dry?   Johnson’s Baby…
Rank this Week: 3238

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • May 17

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced
    The major news outlets have reported that a likely cause of a deadly AMTRAK derailment was operator inattentiveness, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. There is evidence that the train operator was having a discussion…
  • May 16

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed
    In a recent case, the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a trial court made an error when it denied a plaintiff’s motion for spoliation sanctions based on the destruction of evidence relevant to the case at hand.…
  • May 5

    Drivers Beware!

    Drivers Beware!
    Did you know that vehicle collisions cause more preventable deaths in the world than any other cause for folks under the age of 35?  Each year, approximately 5 million people are killed in such collisions.  Statistically, drivers…
Rank this Week: 3399

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • May 16

    Yet Another Deadly Charter Bus Wreck

    Yet Another Deadly Charter Bus Wreck
    Over the past weekend, yet another fatal charter bus crash occurred on our Texas roads. According to the Dallas Morning News, an OGA Charters bus was involved in a rollover crash which killed 9 people and injured at least 44 others on U.S. 83…
  • Mar 11

    New Study – Phones May Be The Single Most Important Factor In Causing Car Crashe

    New Study – Phones May Be The Single Most Important Factor In Causing Car Crashe
    A $70 million study funded by the US Transportation Research Board and conducted by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute concludes that cell phone usage could be the single greatest cause of car accidents today. The study monitored over…
  • Mar 9

    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Vehicles Have Open Safety Recall

    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Vehicles Have Open Safety Recall
    When a safety defect in an automobile is serious enough to warrant a recall, the problem affects not only the vehicle owner and passengers but also people in other vehicles whose lives you may be putting in danger. A defective power steering…
Rank this Week: 696

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 3645

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 1097

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

Information on treatment options, research developments and inspirational stories on people with cerebral palsy. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.cerebral-palsy-faq.org/
  • May 12

    Factors That May Put Your Child at Risk for Developing Cerebral Palsy

    Factors That May Put Your Child at Risk for Developing Cerebral Palsy
    Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders caused by abnormal brain development or significant brain damage that occurs during pregnancy, delivery or after the child is born. In actuality, there are multiple possible causes of damage or…
  • Apr 12

    ‘Life Care Plans’ Help Provide for Your Child’s Medical Needs and Future

    ‘Life Care Plans’ Help Provide for Your Child’s Medical Needs and Future
    Children who suffer disabling injuries such as a birth defect or childbirth trauma often need lifelong living assistance. In many incidents, the child requires ongoing care to accomplish even the most basic activities like eating, dressing,…
  • Mar 12

    Growing Old with Cerebral Palsy: What to Expect

    Growing Old with Cerebral Palsy: What to Expect
    While the burden of dealing with cerebral palsy (CP) can place many restrictions on a young child, handling CP as an adult can affect the individual’s independence and quality-of-life. This is because cerebral palsy in adulthood usually…
Rank this Week: 2755

Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein Blog

Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein Blog

Provides information on personal injury and auto accident news in Denver, CO and all surrounding cities.

http://www.elkusandsisson.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer – The Proof

    Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer – The Proof
    The shocking news of talcum powder being known to cause ovarian cancer continued to surprise everyone. More than 1,000 women are currently set to sue Johnson & Johnson and their connection to ovarian cancer. Two large settlements –…
  • May 4

    Johnson and Johnson to pay $55 Million for Tal-powder/Ovarian Cancer case

    Johnson and Johnson to pay $55 Million for Tal-powder/Ovarian Cancer case
    On Monday a U.S. Jury ordered to pay $55 million to a women who stated that the use of tal-powder products caused her to develop ovarian cancer. Johnson and Johnson do plan on appeal the verdict – but this was the second straight trial…
  • Oct 28

    Family Law is now on court

    Family Law is now on court
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Rank this Week: 3660

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/
  • May 4

    Medical Mistakes are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United State

    Medical Mistakes are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United State
    In a somewhat surprising study released this week from Johns Hopkins University, it has been revealed that medical error has resulted in the death of approximately 250,000 people per year placing it third as the leading cause of death behind…
  • May 2

    Rhode Island Statutory Arbitration

    Rhode Island Statutory Arbitration
    Many people may be unaware of a very helpful statute in RI which requires insurance companies to submit to arbitration before a lawsuit is filed.  According to RIGL 27-10.3-1, any insurance policy written in the State of Rhode Island…
  • Apr 28

    How Insurance Companies Can Dictate the Value of your Personal Injury Case

    How Insurance Companies Can Dictate the Value of your Personal Injury Case
    There is no single question that I receive more often than… “What is my case worth?”  Often, that is very tricky to answer, especially early on.  The fact is that only a verdict from a jury after trial is a final…
Rank this Week: 986

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/
  • May 4

    Medical Errors Cause 700 Deaths Per Day

    Medical Errors Cause 700 Deaths Per Day
    According to a study from Johns Hopkins, nearly 700 people per day die as a result of medical errors, reports The Washington Post. That is 251,000 deaths per year. Think about that for a minute … That makes it the 3rd leading cause of…
  • Mar 17

    Johnson & Johnson $498 Million Dollar Verdict

    Johnson & Johnson $498 Million Dollar Verdict
    Johnson & Johnson and its division, DePuy Orthopedics, was hit with a $498 million dollar verdict today in federal court in Dallas Texas, for its defective Pinnacle hip implant. The case involved 5 plaintiffs, all Texas residents, who…
  • Oct 7

    Malpractice Insurance Premiums Hold

    Malpractice Insurance Premiums Hold
    Medscape reports that medical malpractice rates in three bellwether medical specialities are essentially flat in 2015, meaning there is little increase or decrease in the rates. Rates for obstetricions/gynecologists, internists and general…
Rank this Week: 2451

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/
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson
    DCF 1.0 A woman in Missouri won $55 million in the second ovarian cancer trial against baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Baby powder is made from talcum powder, and is linked to ovarian cancer when used genitally. Our…
  • Apr 22

    Celebrating Earth Day

    Celebrating Earth Day
    This Earth Day, our toxic substance attorneys want to highlight the importance of environmental contamination law. Whether we realize it or not, we encounter chemicals and naturally occurring toxins every single day. Chemicals There are…
  • Apr 11

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
Rank this Week: 306

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: 1361

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

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

    Medical Malpractice and Social Media: Not a Good Mix

    Medical Malpractice and Social Media: Not a Good Mix
    The Negative Effects Social Media Can Have On Your Medical Malpractice Case Believe it or not, most anything you put online is not private. During litigation, there is a phase called “fact discovery.” During fact discovery, the…
  • Mar 21

    Hospital Risk Management: Good or Bad?

    Hospital Risk Management: Good or Bad?
    Hospital Risk Management is NOT your friend. G. Eric Nielson & Associates often receives phone calls from injured patients that have been discussing their injury and negligent care with a hospital risk management representative. The…
  • Jan 13

    The Biggest Medical Malpractice Cases in History

    The Biggest Medical Malpractice Cases in History
    Even though doctors go through extensive training, they still sometimes make mistakes. Unfortunately, in some cases, these mistakes can have disturbing and devastating consequences. Here are ten of the most famous medical malpractice cases in…
Rank this Week: 3011

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Apr 27

    Lubin & Meyer Lawsuit Leads to FDA Ban of Electronic Shock Devices for Use on Autistic Children

    Lubin & Meyer Lawsuit Leads to FDA Ban of Electronic Shock Devices for Use on Autistic Children
    When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week a proposal to ban electrical stimulation devices (ESDs), it was a long awaited final chapter in a lawsuit brought by Lubin & Meyer on behalf of Cheryl McCollins whose…
  • Apr 14

    Concurrent Surgeries at MGH Spur Federal Investigation

    Concurrent Surgeries at MGH Spur Federal Investigation
    Lubin & Meyer lawsuits are at the center of widening probe into double-booking surgeries Recent investigative reporting by the award-winning Boston Globe Spotlight Team on "Concurrent Surgeries" at Mass General Hospital and…
  • Mar 17

    6 Ways To Be A Safe Patient

    6 Ways To Be A Safe Patient
    In recognition of Patient Safety Awareness Week, we would like to share this infographic from the CDC on what patients can do to help prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in the hospital setting. We've reported on HAIs before, see…
Rank this Week: 3263

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 26

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

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

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

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

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
Rank this Week: 2460

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

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

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
Rank this Week: 1371