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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/
  • Aug 27

    Woman Injured in Dog Chase Will Have Her Day in Court

    Woman Injured in Dog Chase Will Have Her Day in Court
    In Georgia, a dog owner can be held liable for an injury caused by his or her animal, provided the victim can demonstrate “the dog had the propensity to do the act that caused the injury and, if so … the owner had knowledge of…
  • Aug 22

    Appeals Court Rules Cruise Ship “Slip Resistance” Test Admissible Evidence

    Appeals Court Rules Cruise Ship “Slip Resistance” Test Admissible Evidence
    Thousands of Georgia residents take vacation cruises every year. You might wonder what happens if someone is seriously injured while at sea on such a cruise. For example, what legal standards apply when determining a ship operator’s…
  • Aug 14

    Appeals Court Says It’s OK for Jurors to Physically Examine Malpractice Plaintiff

    Appeals Court Says It’s OK for Jurors to Physically Examine Malpractice Plaintiff
    How far may a court go in allowing jurors to personally examine evidence? The Georgia Court of Appeals recently addressed this question in the context of a medical malpractice case. Specifically, the court reviewed a trial judge’s…
Rank this Week: 90

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/
  • Apr 29

    Jordana Gingrass Named Colorado Rising Star by Super Lawyer

    Jordana Gingrass Named Colorado Rising Star by Super Lawyer
    The 2015 list of Colorado Rising Stars was just announced, and the Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C.’s very own Jordana Gingrass was selected!  Super Lawyers selects only 2.5% of licensed active attorneys in Colorado...
  • Mar 6

    Law Offices of J.M. Reinan Files Third Lawsuit Against Aminokit Laboratories, Inc. and Tamea Sisco

    Law Offices of J.M. Reinan Files Third Lawsuit Against Aminokit Laboratories, Inc. and Tamea Sisco
    A third lawsuit was filed last week in the Denver District Court on behalf of a former patient of Aminokit Laboratories, Inc., also doing business as Addiction Treatment Centers XL, XL Treatment Centers and Excel...
  • Feb 4

    Safety, Violence and Mental Health Issues in Care Facilitie

    Safety, Violence and Mental Health Issues in Care Facilitie
    The Advanced Elder Law Institute, through the Colorado Bar Association CLE, will hold a seminar March 5-6, 2015 to address care, safety and legal issues surrounding Colorado’s elderly.  The seminar’s focus…
Rank this Week: 118

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: 353

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?
    For some people, rear-ending another driver can send them into a panic because of the legal consequences that are likely to follow. There is a general assumption that the driver of the car that hits another car is the one ……
  • Aug 19

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School
    The experience of driving is usually different for a teenager during the school year versus the summer. As the year progresses, there will be fewer hours of daylight. Many teens will have friends who will want a ride to and ……
  • Aug 12

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean From a Legal Perspective?

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean From a Legal Perspective?
    “Pain and suffering” seems to be a catch-all phrase used in plenty of personal injury cases, but many people are confused as to what this means from a legal standpoint. How exactly is it measured and how is a monetary ……
Rank this Week: 188

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 3

    South Florida Nursing Home Chain to Pay $17M in Whistleblower Suit

    South Florida Nursing Home Chain to Pay $17M in Whistleblower Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A Miami-based nursing home chain has agreed to pay a record $17 million to settle a False Claims Act suit that was brought … Continue…
  • May 6

    The American Nurses Association Breathes New Life Into The Nursing Code of Ethics For 2015

    The American Nurses Association Breathes New Life Into The Nursing Code of Ethics For 2015
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On a daily basis, the average nurse uses knowledge, training and ethical standards to make vital decisions regarding patient health. Nurses are…
  • Feb 17

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida in Health Law The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recently made a presentation regarding its increased investigation and prosecution of the unlicensed practice of…
Rank this Week: 321

First4Lawyers News

First4Lawyers News

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

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

    How much can soap stars claim?

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

    Stay safe on the road in the wind

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

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

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued
    Falling trees, toppled signs, flying debris, trips and slips are set to drive an increase in personal injury claims as 100 mph storms batter Britain, warn personal injury specialists First4lawyers. Storm damage can have a devastating impact…
Rank this Week: 273

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice…

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice topics, including anesthesia, cancer, expert testimony, infection, and trial. By Leon Aussprung.

http://www.philadelphiamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania
    Though everyone knows about the danger and irresponsibility of getting behind the wheel after drinking, few people talk about the similar risks associated with drugged driving. It’s about time that changes given the increasing occurrence of…
  • Aug 28

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High
    According a recent article on Dotmed.com, this past year has seen a massive number of medical device recalls. According to ExpertRecall, a company tasked with tracking food, drug and device recalls, a whopping 123 million such devices were…
  • Aug 22

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By
    A recent study has found a major flaw in the Food and Drug Administration’s process that approves medical devices. At least four dangerously defective medical devices were expedited through FDA’s approval process with minimal testing. The…
Rank this Week: 262

Legal Medicine

Legal Medicine

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

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

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?

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

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB

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

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED
    The New York Times published a great article last week titled, "Report Finds Most Errors at Hospitals Go Unreported."The opening sentence says it all:
Rank this Week: 199

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/
  • Aug 30

    New York Judge Denies Request to Extend Legal Rights to 2 Chimp

    New York Judge Denies Request to Extend Legal Rights to 2 Chimp
    I blogged about this case before when the judge granted the monkeys a hearing.  But I find it fascinating and wanted to post an update. In a case watched closely by animal rights activists, a State Supreme Court judge in Manhattan…
  • Aug 28

    Award In NY Personal Injury Cases Can’t Be Tied To Ethnicity, Judge Rule

    Award In NY Personal Injury Cases Can’t Be Tied To Ethnicity, Judge Rule
    They say that justice is blind, but anyone who believes that is truly blind. Examples of inherent bias in our judicial system abound. For example, blacks get the death penalty and heavy sentences far more often than whites for the same…
  • Aug 27

    Driver-less, Crash-less Cars Will Transform Our Economy: Central NY Injury Lawyer Explains.

    Driver-less, Crash-less Cars Will Transform Our Economy: Central NY Injury Lawyer Explains.
    I have blogged about the new driver-less automated cars before, and how they will dramatically reduce car crashes and fatalities. This future is not far off. The first true self-driving vehicles are expected before the end of the decade. A…
Rank this Week: 4083

Medical Malpractice & Personal…

Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Blog

By Abramson, Brown & Dugan.

http://www.nhmedmallawyer.com/
  • Aug 28

    Misdiagnoses and Medical Malpractice

    Misdiagnoses and Medical Malpractice
    Medical experts believe that misdiagnoses occur more frequently than prescription drug errors and other types of medical errors.  A 2009 report funded by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that 28 percent of…
  • Aug 27

    Two Concord Hospital Employees Charged With Misuse of Narcotic

    Two Concord Hospital Employees Charged With Misuse of Narcotic
    Concord Hospital, like many New Hampshire hospitals, faces a serious problem with unlawful use of prescription narcotic medications by employees.  Just two months ago, Nurse Cheryl Garand was charged with three felony counts of unlawful…
  • Aug 25

    Neurosurgeon Faces Criminal Charges for Botched Surgerie

    Neurosurgeon Faces Criminal Charges for Botched Surgerie
    His own colleagues have referred to him as a sociopath and the worst surgeon.  Christopher Duntsch stands charged with five counts of aggravated assault for allegedly mishandling spinal surgeries, and one count of injuring an elderly…
Rank this Week: 1819

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/
  • Aug 28

    A Medical Malpractice Plaintiff’s Best Friend: The Doctor/Hospital’s Own Clinical Practice Guideline

    A Medical Malpractice Plaintiff’s Best Friend: The Doctor/Hospital’s Own Clinical Practice Guideline
    No matter the jurisdiction, most jurors who are seated to hear a medical malpractice case/trial carry with them some inherent biases. In fact, it has been our experience that many jurors and inclined to give doctors a “pass” in…
  • Aug 24

    Pennsylvania Jury Awards $12.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

    Pennsylvania Jury Awards $12.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Case
    After a two-week trial this month, a Pennsylvania jury awarded more than $12 million to a 53 year-old man who became paralyzed after emergency room physicians delayed in recognizing and treating his spinal epidural abscess. A copy of the…
  • Aug 21

    Medical Malpractice Cases: What Kinds of Damages Can Be Awarded?

    Medical Malpractice Cases: What Kinds of Damages Can Be Awarded?
    In the context of any kind of medical malpractice lawsuit, there are generally two types of damages that can be claimed by the Plaintiff and/or ultimately awarded by a judge or jury: Non-Economic Damages and Economic Damages. Many times,…
Rank this Week: 1253

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/
  • Aug 28

    Big Rigs, Tractor-Trailers — Without Driver

    Big Rigs, Tractor-Trailers — Without Driver
    As I approached the two “18 wheelers” this morning, one in the lane to my right and the other in the lane to my left; I must confess trepidation. You understand, splitting two semi-tractor trailers is unnerving. But I have done it…
  • Aug 27

    Florida Defective Product Lawsuits: Who can be liable and how to prove it

    Florida Defective Product Lawsuits: Who can be liable and how to prove it
    Manufactures and sellers have a responsibility to put reasonably safe products in the stream of commerce. When someone is injured by a defective product, both the manufacturer and the seller of the product can be liable for the damages. This…
  • Aug 27

    Truck Accidents — Fatigue, Impairment and Violation

    Truck Accidents — Fatigue, Impairment and Violation
    Across the interstates and highways of America, trucking accidents are happening at an alarming rate. Unfortunately, many of these fatal collisions are avoidable. Errors due to fatigue, texting, and driver impairment are frequently found to…
Rank this Week: 4890

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: 4240

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/
  • Aug 27

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death
    The prospect of undergoing surgery is terrifying for many patients. While some fear the prospect of never waking up afterwards, some also harbor a very real fear of waking up too soon, while the surgery is still ongoing. While this sort of…
  • Aug 25

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform
    In our healthcare system the only method a patient has to hold a doctor or hospital responsible for botched medical care is through the medical malpractice system. Because the medical field in the United States is a profit-based system, only…
  • Aug 20

    University Sued for Medical Malpractice Over Football Head Injurie

    University Sued for Medical Malpractice Over Football Head Injurie
    Medical malpractice lawsuits usually involve suing doctors or nurses or businesses like hospitals or clinics. Sometimes, however, medical care can be provided by other sources, which can broaden malpractice liability. Universities are one…
Rank this Week: 2188

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: 2578

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/
  • Aug 27

    Five Things You Can Do To Improve Your Credibility in Litigation and in Life

    Five Things You Can Do To Improve Your Credibility in Litigation and in Life
    I have been following the prep school rape trial involving Owen Labrie. Mr. Labrie stands accused of raping a 15 year-old girl as part of a ritual known as Senior Salute at St Paul’s School. Mr. Labrie claims he had consensual sexual…
  • Aug 25

    Pina Coladas and Ashley Madison

    Pina Coladas and Ashley Madison
    Remember the old song? Escape by Rupert Holmes. The guy is lounging in bed with his significant other and reading the personal columns. He notices one that catches his eye and, because he is in a rut in his relationship, he responds. A…
  • Aug 17

    Five Simple Steps to Keeping Children Safe This School Year

    Five Simple Steps to Keeping Children Safe This School Year
    School is officially underway. In Williamson County, today was the first full day for kindergarteners. In surrounding area schools, it is the first day of school for students. Time to be on the lookout for the littles as they wait at the bus…
Rank this Week: 2478

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 1673

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1679

New Jersey Medical Malpractice…

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseymedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Does Erb’s Palsy occur in utero?

    Does Erb’s Palsy occur in utero?
    No. In an article, “In-Utero Causation of Brachial Plexus Injury (ICBS) Rebuttal”, James O’Leary, M.D. provides convincing evidence that the supposed intra-uterine cause of Erb’s Palsy is nothing more than a fraud…
  • Aug 5

    Raising A Child With Cerebral Palsy

    Raising A Child With Cerebral Palsy
    Bringing up children is undoubtedly one of the most important and complex thing in the world. Parents give love, support, patience, dedication, time, and lots more to their children for their better development and growth. However raising…
  • Jul 26

    Can A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Be Successful?

    Can A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Be Successful?
    Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a term used to describe a group of disorders affecting body movement and muscle co-ordination (the ability of the body to move in a coordinated and purposeful way). Cerebral palsy can also lead to other health issues,…
Rank this Week: 2250

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/
  • Aug 26

    New GPS-Like Device Helps Align Artificial Knee Joint

    New GPS-Like Device Helps Align Artificial Knee Joint
    Every year, we see more advancements in medicine, including development of newer high-tech medical devices like those used in knee replacement surgery. According to a recent news feature form ABC 6, a new device works much “like a…
  • Aug 24

    Another Look at Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery

    Another Look at Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
    For over a year, we have been hearing a great deal about potential benefits of minimally invasive knee replacement surgery. However, according to a recent news release from the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, minimally invasive knee surgery…
  • Aug 21

    WWII Pilot Gets Total Hip Replacement Following Fight with Son

    WWII Pilot Gets Total Hip Replacement Following Fight with Son
    According to a recent news article from CBS, a World War II veteran who served as a fighter pilot was recently attacked, and the alleged attacker was his 63-year-old son. Authorities say victim’s son has been verbally abuse to victim in…
Rank this Week: 1670

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
  • Aug 25

    How to turn Expert Opinion into Early Settlement

    How to turn Expert Opinion into Early Settlement
    I’ve been helping litigation lawyers turn medical law suits into settlements with incredible consistency and success for 35 years. These results are unparalleled in the industry: 1,250 cases reviewed; 1,215 cases settled* 35 court…
  • Aug 24

    The Emergency Hospital Admission is Fraught with Danger

    The Emergency Hospital Admission is Fraught with Danger
    I recall a few harrowing moments while on duty in an emergency room in South Florida. The emergency physician decided to admit a particular patient who complained of chest pain and had atrial fibrillation. He also had high blood pressure and…
  • Aug 19

    The Dangers of Intravenous Insertion: Foreign Body Embolus:

    The Dangers of Intravenous Insertion: Foreign Body Embolus:
    When it comes to foreign body emboli, it seems that few nurses and doctors remain aware of this risk because so many violate the prime directive in the standards of care: Once you pull the needle out of the catheter never reinsert it. The…
Rank this Week: 909

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1789

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Trump’s Stance on Immigration and Anchor Babies, Fact-Checked

    Trump’s Stance on Immigration and Anchor Babies, Fact-Checked
    Early last week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released his plan for immigration reform. This is particularly significant because Trump now leads the race in a Reuters/Ipsos poll with 32%. This is close to double the…
  • Aug 17

    Sugary Drinks Not the Cause of Obesity, Say Coke-Funded Scientist

    Sugary Drinks Not the Cause of Obesity, Say Coke-Funded Scientist
    Over a third of Americans are obese. Obesity-related health problems cost the US government over $147 billion every year, making up just a little under 10% of all government medical spending. We’ve been waging the war on obesity for…
  • Aug 9

    What’s Next for the Family of Sandra Bland?

    What’s Next for the Family of Sandra Bland?
    Sandra Bland was pulled over by a Texas state trooper on July 10th for failing to signal a lane change. She was arrested, charged with assaulting an officer, and on July 13th she was found hanged to death in her jail cell. Sandra’s…
Rank this Week: 1783

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Aug 24

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
  • Aug 10

    Family Initiates Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleging Defects with Power Morcellator

    Family Initiates Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleging Defects with Power Morcellator
    Power morcellator manufacturers and practitioners performing hysterectomies and other uterine procedures with the devices have come under fire following the discovery of a strong link between power morcellation and the spread of cancerous…
Rank this Week: 1790

Lubin & Meyer NH

Lubin & Meyer NH

Focused on New Hampshire medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.lubinandmeyernh.com/
  • Aug 24

    Six Ways To Help Prevent Hospital Infection

    Six Ways To Help Prevent Hospital Infection
    As a follow up to our previous post on NH hospital infection data, we wanted to share these six tips from the CDC on protecting yourself as a patient from healthcare-associated infection. Best infection control? Prevention! Wash your…
  • Aug 7

    NH Releases Updated Hospital Infection Data

    NH Releases Updated Hospital Infection Data
    Data on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) at New Hampshire's 34 hospitals and 27 ambulatory surgery centers shows a slight increase in reported infections over last year, but less than predicted. The reports are mandated by law to track…
  • May 13

    Lubin & Meyer Secures $35.4 Million Dollar Verdict for Woman's Stroke Following Childbirth

    Lubin & Meyer Secures $35.4 Million Dollar Verdict for Woman's Stroke Following Childbirth
    A recent $35.4 million dollar verdict in the case of a woman who had a stroke hours after giving birth to her first child is among the largest jury awards in New England for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Attorneys for the plaintiff were…
Rank this Week: 1797

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Aug 21

    29 Mistakes That Should Never Happen In A Hospital, But Do

    29 Mistakes That Should Never Happen In A Hospital, But Do
    Massachusetts is well known as home to some of the world's most prestigious hospitals, including Mass. General Hospital recently named the "Top Hospital in the Nation" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Hospitals.® However,…
  • Aug 4

    Massachusetts Hospital Errors — Amount of Preventable Medical Mistakes Is Staggering

    Massachusetts Hospital Errors — Amount of Preventable Medical Mistakes Is Staggering
    The Boston Globe reported last month on a Department of Public Health (DPH) annual study showing that full-service hospitals in the state reported "821 preventable errors that harmed or endangered patients last year." The top three…
  • May 13

    Safeguarding A Patient's Right To Secure and Reliable Medicine

    Safeguarding A Patient's Right To Secure and Reliable Medicine
    Lubin & Meyer partner Robert M. Higgins is featured on the cover of New England's Best Lawyers published May 1st in The Boston Globe. Higgins, who was previously named Boston's 2015 Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Law (by Best…
Rank this Week: 1689

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/
  • Aug 19

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona
    As early as 2010, reports of dangerous fractures and migrations in inferior vena cava (IVC) filters were being made public. The FDA issued a safety warning regarding these devices, stating it had received nearly 1,000 adverse event reports…
  • Aug 11

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection
    Five years ago, the inventor of a popular surgical device requested that hospitals stop using his device because he believed it posed a danger to patients. The device, a heated blanket that keeps patients warm during implant surgeries, is now…
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
Rank this Week: 2486

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/
  • Aug 19

    Falls are the Leading Cause of Injury to Older American

    Falls are the Leading Cause of Injury to Older American
    Throughout the course of my career I have helped many individuals who have experienced injuries from falls.  I’ve seen cases where someone fell down an elevator shaft, fell off of a roof while on the job, tripped over a hidden…
  • Aug 4

    Bicyclist Killed in Wythe County this Morning

    Bicyclist Killed in Wythe County this Morning
    An early morning crash in Wythe County resulted in the loss of life this morning in Wythe County. A cyclist was riding in the Fort Chiswell area on East Lee Highway when struck by a car.  East Lee Highway runs parallel to I-81.…
  • Jul 22

    Kudos to Consumer Report

    Kudos to Consumer Report
    In 2014, Poison Control Centers received nearly 12,000 calls regarding children ingesting or coming into contact with the concentrated detergent in a laundry pod. Because of this, Consumer Reports has declared that they are no longer…
Rank this Week: 3342

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/
  • Aug 19

    Car Accidents Causing More Wrongful Deaths in 2015

    Car Accidents Causing More Wrongful Deaths in 2015
    As a Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer with over 23 years of experience helping injured victims of car accidents throughout the State of Florida, Attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds his fellow Floridians that driving is a dangerous activity.…
  • Jun 24

    Teenage Drivers Need How to Learn to Avoid Car Accident

    Teenage Drivers Need How to Learn to Avoid Car Accident
    As a parent of teenage drivers, Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer Joseph Lipsky knows too well that just because a new driver passes Florida’s driving test, does not indicate that that generally teenage driver actually possesses the…
  • Jun 9

    Technology Can Prevent Personal Injuries from Car Accident

    Technology Can Prevent Personal Injuries from Car Accident
    In hopes of preventing personal injuries and wrongful deaths, Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer Joseph Lipsky supports the recent recommendation by The National Transportation Safety Board that car manufacturers include collision avoidance…
Rank this Week: 400

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/
  • Aug 18

    Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs and Medical Malpractice

    Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs and Medical Malpractice
    I have seen an avalanche of new medical malpractice inquiries coming to my office regarding overdoses caused by prescription painkillers, most notably fentanyl.  Just during July I received three inquiries from families of people killed…
  • Jul 9

    Evidence in the Age of Technology and Social Media

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

    RIPTA is Having a Tough Couple of Month

    RIPTA is Having a Tough Couple of Month
    News today reports that a RIPTA (Rhode Island Public Transit Authority) bus was involved in a pretty serious accident with a tractor trailer.  The accident which happened Tuesday at the corner of Church and Pine Streets disabled both…
Rank this Week: 4121

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/
  • Aug 18

    Could a Baby’s Name Influence the Likelihood of Scary Hospital Errors?

    Could a Baby’s Name Influence the Likelihood of Scary Hospital Errors?
    A new study published in early July in the journal Pediatrics has many obstetricians and hospital safety officials talking. Per the research, approximately 11 percent of medical errors affecting newborn babies stem from misidentification.…
  • Aug 17

    August Is National Immunization Awareness Month – Round Up of Immunization New

    August Is National Immunization Awareness Month – Round Up of Immunization New
    2015 has been a momentous year, in terms of discussion of immunization policy. Ridiculous, unscientific efforts to connect early childhood vaccinations with autism have fortunately stalled, thanks in part to publication of another exhaustive…
  • Jul 16

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

    What Every Patient Should Know About “Number Needed to Treat”
    Most drug advertisements today include a lot of superficial information touting the benefits of medications, including statistics that can make treatments look fantastic and benign. While the statistics these drug makers cite may be accurate,…
Rank this Week: 2569

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/
  • Aug 18

    Riding Safe at Fairs and Carnival

    Riding Safe at Fairs and Carnival
    Riding Safe at Fairs and Carnivals This is State Fair season in Indiana and surrounding states. It is an event that so many of us look forward to for corn dogs, cotton candy, and deep fried everything. Then there are the rides on the midway.…
  • Aug 18

    MALPRACTICE – DO YOU HAVE A CASE?  

    MALPRACTICE – DO YOU HAVE A CASE?  
    Your doctor is someone that you need to trust – sometimes more than anyone else in the world. But what happens when he or she does something that makes your illness or injury even worse?  Sometimes the treatment just does not work…
  • Aug 17

    TEEN DRIVERS NEED TO KNOW: NO MORE PHONES 

    TEEN DRIVERS NEED TO KNOW: NO MORE PHONES 
    Many were surprised to hear that, effective July 1st, a tough new amendment was added to an Indiana law that prohibits the use of cellphones by minors driving a motor vehicle. Before July 1, the state law applied only to teen drivers younger…
Rank this Week: 1815

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/
  • Aug 17

    Chicago-Area Hospitals Fined for Readmission

    Chicago-Area Hospitals Fined for Readmission
    Four years ago, Medicare started penalizing hospitals for patients that returned within a month of discharge, also known as readmissions. The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program is meant to encourage hospitals to consider how patients…
  • Aug 5

    Florida Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Struck Down

    Florida Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Struck Down
    On July 1, 2015, an appeals court in Florida ruled that damage caps in medical malpractice injury cases were unconstitutional. Our team of malpractice lawyers is excited to report on this major ruling and how it will affect Florida…
  • Jul 23

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice
    Although rare, birth injuries that occur from medical malpractice are among the most devastating and sensitive cases we handle. These claims involve complex legal and medical issues, with laws and statutes vastly differing between states. In…
Rank this Week: 3083

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/
  • Aug 13

    Greek Life: Helpful or Harmful?

    Greek Life: Helpful or Harmful?
    With college students  going back to school this week and next, many new freshman or transfer students are probably considering joining Greek Life on campus. Most schools have some sort of sorority/fraternity groups, with objectives…
  • Jul 31

    Am I Safe in an Uber?

    Am I Safe in an Uber?
      Ridesharing services have been advancing in the app world over the last few years. Quite a few companies have become enormously popular for their efficiency and ease compared to traditional taxi companies. GPS based with pre-set…
  • Jul 13

    Music Festivals- Lawsuits and Liability

    Music Festivals- Lawsuits and Liability
      As many of you may know, the summer is peak time for music festivals. These events draw eclectic crowds of all ages, and cater to a wide range of musical and cultural interests. Recently there was Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee,…
Rank this Week: 383

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bocaratonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 482

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
  • Aug 10

    It’s Deja Vu All Over Again For American Consumer

    It’s Deja Vu All Over Again For American Consumer
    Last year,  we were warned. The sugar industry was unwilling to let sales drop, just because its product helped make people obese and diabetic. Posts like this became more frequent. It wasn’t just about the dangers of too much…
  • May 29

    Marital Vows and Medical Malpractice

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

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice

    Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice
    Dr. Mehmet Oz is a New York-based surgeon and television personality.  He brings the complexities of medicine to the people, on shows like “Oprah,” where he tends to preach about products and processes that are modern and…
Rank this Week: 833

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/
  • Aug 10

    Iowa and New Hampshire Won't Decide Top Legal Blog

    Iowa and New Hampshire Won't Decide Top Legal Blog
     The Expert Institute is ranking the best legal blogs - as chosen by the folks that count: readers. To nominate a favorite blog, readers click this link and vote electronically.   Might I suggest for your consideration our friends…
  • Jul 27

    Drug Class Action Rejected Again

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

    Exclusion of Causation Expert Upheld

    Exclusion of Causation Expert Upheld
    The Seventh Circuit recently held that a lower court was correct to preclude a proposed causation expert from testifying for the plaintiffs in a suit relating to a plaintiff''s alleged exposure to chlorine gas at an Indiana amusement park.…
Rank this Week: 1231

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/
  • Aug 10

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?
    Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers and fathers. While the expectant parents must wait nine months to meet their child, they are given a due date to look forward to. However, determining due dates is not an exact science.…
  • Aug 6

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?
    In Illinois, an employee is liable for any injury an employee sustains during the course of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws strictly state that any illness or injury that occurs during an employee’s duties could make…
  • Aug 3

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case
    Personal injury lawsuits are inherently complex. This is why individuals who are injured will turn to the expertise and guidance of a personal injury attorney. An attorney can gather key pieces of information to help build a case and win…
Rank this Week: 363

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
  • Aug 10

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?
    Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers and fathers. While the expectant parents must wait nine months to meet their child, they are given a due date to look forward to. However, determining due dates is not an exact science.…
  • Aug 6

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?
    In Illinois, an employee is liable for any injury an employee sustains during the course of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws strictly state that any illness or injury that occurs during an employee’s duties could make…
  • Aug 3

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case
    Personal injury lawsuits are inherently complex. This is why individuals who are injured will turn to the expertise and guidance of a personal injury attorney. An attorney can gather key pieces of information to help build a case and win…
Rank this Week: 1596

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/
  • Aug 4

    Douglas Kennedy’s Lawyers Get Disqualified in Nurse Assault Suit (Updated)

    Douglas Kennedy’s Lawyers Get Disqualified in Nurse Assault Suit (Updated)
    In a ruling late last week, the attorneys for Douglas Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy, were disqualified from defending him in a suit arising out of his alleged assault of two nurses. The January 7, 2012, incident, widely covered in the…
  • Jul 31

    Stupid Lawyer Questions – Part 1

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

    Professorial Malpractice

    Professorial Malpractice
    Monday someone blocked me on Twitter. It’s the first time that has happened to me since I started sporadically using the service in 2009. Me? Blocked?  What malicious and impertinent crime had I committed?…
Rank this Week: 464

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Covers Utah medical malpractice law.

http://www.ryanspringer.com/blog/
  • Aug 2

    Recording Medical Procedures for Patient Safety

    Recording Medical Procedures for Patient Safety
    As many as 98,000 Americans die every year as the result of surgical errors and mistakes made by hospitals (misdiagnosis, incorrect dosages, incorrect prescriptions, etc.).  The number could be even higher, as many of cases of…
  • Aug 1

    Physicians as “Expert Witnesses”

    Physicians as “Expert Witnesses”
    During a trial, the jury’s opinions and impressions about the case are critical.  One of the things I learned from my most recent trial was how the jurors weighed the testimony of expert witnesses. In a malpractice case, the…
  • Aug 22

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice
    One of the reasons that medical malpractice occurs so frequently is increased reliance on computerized systems, automatic orders, and inadequate training on the proper use of medical technology and devices. Thankfully, the healthcare industry…
Rank this Week: 2623

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 31

    FAQs for Personal Injury Claim

    FAQs for Personal Injury Claim
    Leopold & Associates has been fighting for victims of serious injuries in the Chicago area for more than 30 years. During that time, our clients have come to rely on us for being accessible and down to earth while working our hardest to…
  • Jun 25

    Capping Justice for Victims of Medical Mistake

    Capping Justice for Victims of Medical Mistake
    In less than a week, the state of Illinois will be without a budget unless Republican Governor Bruce Rauner and the Democratically controlled state legislature can come to an agreement. For the past several months, Governor Rauner has refused…
  • Jun 12

    Accident Injuries: Not Always Driver’s Fault

    Accident Injuries: Not Always Driver’s Fault
    Quite often, the individuals involved in a serious car accident focus on the initial cause of the accident.  Did a vehicle cut another driver off when changing lanes?  Did a driver lose control of his or her car when racing…
Rank this Week: 2143

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

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

    Who Do I Sue?

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

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne

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

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

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case
    The Utah Supreme Court recently announced its decision in Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case.  Wrongful death law is unique in Utah, and while the Riggs opinion clarifies certain issues, it also raises several important…
Rank this Week: 3670

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1467

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Jul 20

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?

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

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?

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

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident
    Getting t-boned, sideswiped, or rear-ended by a commercial truck leaves thousands of Ohio residents injured, disabled, and dead each year. Whether you call them semis, tractor-trailers, or big rigs, the vehicles become real and present…
Rank this Week: 1924