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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: 120

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/
  • Mar 31

    New Drug Therapy Aims to Reduce Knee Replacement Recovery Time

    New Drug Therapy Aims to Reduce Knee Replacement Recovery Time
    Even a successful total knee replacement surgery involves a long and painful post-operative recovery period. However, according to a recent feature from Med Page Today, this might not always be the case. This article discusses a new…
  • Mar 29

    Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery Complications Worse for Men

    Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery Complications Worse for Men
    According to a recent news article from Medical News Today, men suffer more complications resulting from total hip and knee replacement surgery than woman who undergo the same procedure. Both surgeries are used in patients with painful joint…
  • Mar 28

    Book v. Voma Tire Corporation: Defective Products Litigation

    Book v. Voma Tire Corporation: Defective Products Litigation
    Book v. Voma Tire Corp., a case from the Supreme Court of Iowa, involved a lawsuit brought by the mother of a teen employee of an automotivbe shop. The shop, owned by teen's father, purchased four tires from an Iowa retailer, and the tires…
Rank this Week: 197

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Pedestrian killed in downtown Seattle crosswalk accident

    Pedestrian killed in downtown Seattle crosswalk accident
    A 45-year-old woman, Michele Jozefiak, was killed on Thursday as she was crossing a downtown Seattle street. According to a police report, Jozefiak was crossing Seneca Street and 5th Avenue assisted by a walker when she was struck by a…
  • Mar 26

    Study shows -- no surprise! -- distraction a factor in 60% of teenage driving accident

    Study shows -- no surprise! -- distraction a factor in 60% of teenage driving accident
    The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has just released a report that should be no surprise to parents of teenagers. The study found that 60% of all car accidents that teenagers drivers are involved in, distraction -- either inside or outside…
  • Mar 19

    New technologies will curb distracted driving, save live

    New technologies will curb distracted driving, save live
    It is estimated that 1.6 million car accidents occur every year due to distracted driving. Now car companies and technology companies are designing new technologies which have the potential to save thousands of lives by preventing distracted…
Rank this Week: 219

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

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

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

    The Squiggly Line in the Road

    The Squiggly Line in the Road
    If you came here looking for an April Fool’s joke, sorry, but I retired in 2013. Now on to today’s post… So there I am last weekend looking at the squiggly yellow line down the middle of the road. And I think to myself:…
  • Mar 23

    Subway Gunfights and Other Distraction

    Subway Gunfights and Other Distraction
    Ever been in a crowded subway car when a gunfight broke out? I have. It’s not a fun altercation. That incident from 20 years ago popped back into my brain when someone was shot and killed in the NYC subway system recently.…
  • Mar 16

    Another Defense Orthopedist Slammed By Judge

    Another Defense Orthopedist Slammed By Judge
    You remember, dear reader, that one of my concerns about the fair administration of justice in personal injury cases here in New York is the fact that defense doctors are often less than candid in…
Rank this Week: 491

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Late March Unexpected Snow Causes Many Accidents & Injuries in Chicago

    Late March Unexpected Snow Causes Many Accidents & Injuries in Chicago
    Just when we thought spring was finally here to stay, Chicago surprised us with some snow early in the week. Despite it being late March, temperatures plummeted after a prior week of warmth. Unfortunately, the sudden heavy snow fall caused…
  • Mar 25

    Major Recall Continues Over Amy’s Kitchen Frozen Entree

    Major Recall Continues Over Amy’s Kitchen Frozen Entree
    Often, when we think of food poisoning, we think of under-cooked or contaminated meat or meat products. However, as our readers know from our recent blog post, food poisoning is actually extremely common as the result of eating contaminated…
  • Mar 17

    Father Sues Landlord After Air Conditioning Unit Falls on Daughter

    Father Sues Landlord After Air Conditioning Unit Falls on Daughter
    When we walk around the city of Chicago, we expect that we are reasonably safe. We definitely don’t expect to suddenly fall into a manhole, a piano to be dropped from a forklift, or for things to fall from the sky like a scene from a…
Rank this Week: 604

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/
Rank this Week: 428

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/
  • Mar 26

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse
    A scaffolding accident in the Charter Square building in Raleigh, North Carolina recently killed three construction workers and serious injured one other. Work accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins have decades of experience handling…
  • Mar 19

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream
    A Listeria outbreak that has led to three deaths is being traced to ice creams produced at the Blue Bell Creamery in Texas. The deaths occurred at a hospital in Wichita, Kansas, where contaminated Blue Bell Creamery ice cream was served to…
  • Mar 17

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme
    American military service members face a multitude of hurdles when they return home from duty: PTSD, acclimation back to daily life, familial issues, and finding adequate work, to name just a few. Lesser known are the financial struggles,…
Rank this Week: 297

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: 564

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Legal Malpractice Decisions

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

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

    New Addre

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

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt

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

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

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance
    The Illinois Supreme Court has amended three rules, 11, 13 and 137 to allow attorneys to file what is to be known as a limited scope appearance in a case.The Notice of Limited Scope Appearance must explain to the other party what the scope of…
Rank this Week: 495

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
  • Mar 31

    My Personal Philosophy of Advanced Practice Nursing

    My Personal Philosophy of Advanced Practice Nursing
    Abstract My personal philosophy of advanced practice nursing goes along with what my personal philosophy for nursing practice has been over the past 35 years. First do no harm and provide client centered care, goal oriented toward achieving…
  • Mar 31

    Obamacare Repeal and the Deficit; Which way is up?

    Obamacare Repeal and the Deficit; Which way is up?
    As of now, about 30 million people still have no healthcare coverage. The big argument over whether or not to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is based on fear over whether covering an additional 30 million people…
  • Mar 30

    The Federal Government’s Planned Failure in Improving Patient Safety

    The Federal Government’s Planned Failure in Improving Patient Safety
    In April of 2010, Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D. President, Institute of Medicine had this to say: “Ten years after the publication of the Institute of Medicine’s landmark Quality Chasm series of reports, we often do not know to…
Rank this Week: 1175

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/
  • Mar 31

    Lawyers, Websites and Finding the Right Attorney

    Lawyers, Websites and Finding the Right Attorney
    Our firm’s website has thousands of pages of content within it. Why? Because we believe that before you decide to hire a law firm and an attorney, you should be able to determine whether we are skilled in a particular area of the law.…
  • Mar 17

    Household Cleaners, Medicines Can Poison Children

    Household Cleaners, Medicines Can Poison Children
    Don’t Store Chemicals in Cabinets Poisoning causes 51 deaths every year in children ages 12 and younger and more than 47,000 trips to the emergency room, making it a leading home hazard that is entirely preventable. Still, a majority of…
  • Mar 16

    Home Nurseries Can Present Serious Dangers to Babie

    Home Nurseries Can Present Serious Dangers to Babie
    Don’t Let Your Little One Become A Statistic Every year, an estimated 2,200 children die as the result of a home accident. Another 3.5 million end up in emergency rooms for the same reason. Such startling statistics should make safety a…
Rank this Week: 4854

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: 4209

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/
  • Mar 30

    Appeals Court Says Insurance Check Created Binding Settlement Agreement

    Appeals Court Says Insurance Check Created Binding Settlement Agreement
    It is common for victims in automobile accidents to reach out-of-court settlements with negligent drivers or their insurance carriers. But victims should always be mindful of Georgia law governing such settlements. If you make a…
  • Mar 22

    Appeals Court Says Daycare Franchise Not Responsible for Child’s Injurie

    Appeals Court Says Daycare Franchise Not Responsible for Child’s Injurie
    In any personal injury lawsuit against a business—say, a slip-and-fall or similar premises liability case—the defendant may have a franchise relationship with another company. Does that mean the franchisor can be held liable for…
  • Mar 19

    Appeals Court Holds Estate Cannot Directly Sue Insurer Over Fatal Van Accident

    Appeals Court Holds Estate Cannot Directly Sue Insurer Over Fatal Van Accident
    Motor carriers—persons and corporate entities who contract for the transportation of household goods or passengers—must carry insurance in order to legally operate in Georgia. Georgia law further provides a person injured as the…
Rank this Week: 4167

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/
  • Mar 30

    MDVIP Hit with $8.5 Million Malpractice Verdict

    MDVIP Hit with $8.5 Million Malpractice Verdict
    The country's largest concierge medicine firm, MDVIP, was recently hit with an $8.5 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case. This verdict is the first against any concierge management firm, a relatively new phenomenon in…
  • Mar 5

    Most Patients Overestimate Benefits, Underestimate Harms of Medical Care

    Most Patients Overestimate Benefits, Underestimate Harms of Medical Care
    A new study - the first of its kind - reviewed the medical literature on patient's expectations of the benefits and harms of medical treatments, with surprising results. Medical malpractice lawyers discuss this study and how it reflects…
  • Feb 9

    Suspended Psychiatrist Charged with Writing Prescription

    Suspended Psychiatrist Charged with Writing Prescription
    A psychiatrist in Pennsylvania was recently charged with writing prescriptions and taking patients while his medical license was suspended. Medical malpractice lawyers at Pintas & Mullins are currently investigating cases of injury or…
Rank this Week: 3204

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/
  • Mar 30

    Accidental Falls Into Septic Tanks Are More Common Than You May Think

    Accidental Falls Into Septic Tanks Are More Common Than You May Think
    Our entire community has been united in thoughts and prayers for the missing 5 year old boy from Pulaski. Noah Thomas, went missing early last Sunday morning and remained missing for five excruciating days until his body was found in a…
  • Mar 23

    Would You Kill Someone to Save a Few Seconds?

    Would You Kill Someone to Save a Few Seconds?
      I live in a residential neighborhood in Roanoke City.   Our neighborhood also has tons of kids but few sidewalks.  Being health-minded, my wife and kids try to incorporate exercise into the daily routine as much as…
  • Mar 17

    Roof and Rib Rolls and Falls Remain a Leading Cause of Injury to Coal Miner

    Roof and Rib Rolls and Falls Remain a Leading Cause of Injury to Coal Miner
    A miner was killed yesterday by a falling rock in Deep Mine #41 in McClure, VA yesterday.  It is believed that David Brummitte was conducting an examination of the mine when he was struck by a falling rock.  No one witnessed the…
Rank this Week: 3390

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/
  • Mar 30

    Wrongful Death and the Value of Life

    Wrongful Death and the Value of Life
    Civil lawsuits are open to the public because they involve both public and private interests.  The two main goals of any civil suit are deterrence and compensation.  Deterrence serves the public interests, and compensation the…
  • Mar 25

    Robert Gellatly Inducted into International Academy of Trial Lawyer

    Robert Gellatly Inducted into International Academy of Trial Lawyer
    Luvera Law Firm attorney Robert N. Gellatly, Esq was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United…
  • Feb 17

    Infant Car Seats Are Among the Most Commonly Recalled Product

    Infant Car Seats Are Among the Most Commonly Recalled Product
    Bottles, formula, diapers, and… manufacturer recalls? Yes, these are the things on new parents’ minds. Babies require a never-ending parade of products, and it seems that everyone has an opinion about which ones should get a gold…
Rank this Week: 1386

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: 4844

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/
  • Mar 30

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice
    Suffering harm at the hands of a doctor or hospital can be an unsettling experience. If you or a loved one has been injured while receiving medical care, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? The term…
  • Mar 27

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability
    As a homeowner, it is important to understand the laws that apply if someone gets injured on your property. As a general rule, homeowners can be held financially responsible for accidents that result from dangerous conditions existing in…
  • Mar 23

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law
    Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries.…
Rank this Week: 1056

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Mar 30

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice
    Suffering harm at the hands of a doctor or hospital can be an unsettling experience. If you or a loved one has been injured while receiving medical care, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? The term…
  • Mar 27

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability
    As a homeowner, it is important to understand the laws that apply if someone gets injured on your property. As a general rule, homeowners can be held financially responsible for accidents that result from dangerous conditions existing in…
  • Mar 23

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law
    Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries.…
Rank this Week: 1696

Medical Malpractice & Personal…

Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Blog

By Abramson, Brown & Dugan.

http://www.nhmedmallawyer.com/
  • Mar 29

    Birth Injury Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Birth Injury Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed by parents of a baby who died as a result of injuries sustained during childbirth. The birth injury lawsuit alleges that the forceps used during the delivery process caused severe head trauma…
  • Mar 24

    Wrong Site Surgeries Remain a Common Concern

    Wrong Site Surgeries Remain a Common Concern
    Wrong site surgeries are considered "never" events because they are entirely avoidable if the surgical staff follows the established protocols.  Yet, a recent national survey found that 65 percent of operating room nurses in the U.S.…
  • Mar 22

    Report Analyzes Sources of Diagnostic Error

    Report Analyzes Sources of Diagnostic Error
    A new report conducted by the Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions has analyzed medical data concerning the medical malpractice risk factors concerning diagnostic errors and found that the majority of these errors…
Rank this Week: 1281

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/
  • Mar 28

    Sugarbush Chairlift Malfunction Is Good Example Of Why Product Liability Lawsuits Are Needed

    Sugarbush Chairlift Malfunction Is Good Example Of Why Product Liability Lawsuits Are Needed
    As an avid skier, I was distraught to read about another terrible chairlift malfunction at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine. The chairlift suddenly started moving swiftly backward. Seven skiers were pretty seriously injured, some of them because…
  • Mar 27

    Snow, Sleet And Rain Are Literally "Deadly" In Upstate New York

    Snow, Sleet And Rain Are Literally "Deadly" In Upstate New York
    Did you see the recent article in the Syracuse Post Standard about weather-related motor vehicle death statistics? Statistics can be pretty boring. But I found this pretty interesting. The new study shows that SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING…
  • Mar 10

    Can A Cop Testify The Car Accident Was Your Fault In A New York Auto Accident Injury Trial?

    Can A Cop Testify The Car Accident Was Your Fault In A New York Auto Accident Injury Trial?
    Let's say you get into a car accident in New York State and it was the other guy's fault. But when the police officer shows up and "investigates" he determines it was your fault. And he says so in his accident report. You sue the at-fault…
Rank this Week: 4171

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/
  • Mar 27

    Draconian Tort Reform Laws Severely Limit Number of Patients Who Can Receive Justice

    Draconian Tort Reform Laws Severely Limit Number of Patients Who Can Receive Justice
    Medical malpractice lawsuits are the one tool injured patients have to fight back after they are harmed by healthcare provider error. They are also one of the only effective ways of holding the medical industry responsible when it prioritizes…
  • Mar 22

    Illinois Doctor Pleads Guilty After Over-Prescribing Clozapine

    Illinois Doctor Pleads Guilty After Over-Prescribing Clozapine
    We rely on doctors, including psychiatrists, to keep us healthy. When one prescribes us a medication we trust them and take it. This is particularly true of vulnerable people like nursing home residents and other individuals who have to rely…
  • Mar 19

    Endoscope Maker Tried to Water Down FDA Safety Guideline

    Endoscope Maker Tried to Water Down FDA Safety Guideline
    Medical device manufacturer Olympus has found itself in the press recently because an endoscope it sells has been tied to cases of a deadly superbug in Los Angeles. Similar problems have popped up across the country. The problem is that…
Rank this Week: 2188

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Glen Burnie Birth Injury Victim Receives $20.6 Million Verdict, Defendant's Appeal Rejected

    Glen Burnie Birth Injury Victim Receives $20.6 Million Verdict, Defendant's Appeal Rejected
    Back in 2012, the family of a young boy born with severe disabilities stemming from the negligence of hospital doctors received a verdict of $20.6 million. After the trial, the defendants appealed the verdict to an appellate court. Just this…
  • Mar 11

    Family of 16-Year-Old Boy Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy Files Suit Against Hospital

    Family of 16-Year-Old Boy Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy Files Suit Against Hospital
    Recently, the family of a 16-year-old boy who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth has filed a lawsuit against the medical professionals who assisted in his birth. According to a recent article, the boy's family is claiming that the…
  • Mar 4

    $17.5 Million Verdict Reached in Recent Birth Injury Case

    $17.5 Million Verdict Reached in Recent Birth Injury Case
    Earlier last month, a hospital was found liable for a birth injury and ordered to pay the family of the injured child $18.27 million in compensation for his injuries. According to one local news source, the original verdict was reduced after…
Rank this Week: 2032

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

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

    New Trial Granted to Medical-Malpractice Plaintiff After Several Trial Errors Discovered

    New Trial Granted to Medical-Malpractice Plaintiff After Several Trial Errors Discovered
    Earlier this month, the Rhode Island Supreme Court released an opinion granting a medical-malpractice plaintiff a new trial after the Court agreed with the plaintiff that there were several errors at trial that rendered the proceeding unfair.…
  • Mar 19

    Doctor's Accused of Medical Malpractice in Pneumonia Death

    Doctor's Accused of Medical Malpractice in Pneumonia Death
    Earlier this year in West Virginia, the estate of a woman who died from pneumonia filed suit against two doctors whom the administrator claims are responsible for the woman's death. According to a report by one local West Virginia new source,…
  • Mar 12

    Family of Teen Girl Declared "Brain Dead" After Botched Surgery Sues Hospital for Malpractice

    Family of Teen Girl Declared "Brain Dead" After Botched Surgery Sues Hospital for Malpractice
    A claim has been filed by the family of Jahi McMath, a now 13-year-old girl who has been on a ventilator and feeding tube for over a year since being declared brain dead in December 2013 after complications for a tonsil-removal surgery at the…
Rank this Week: 2078

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Supermarket Selling Cookies with unlabeled tree nut

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Supermarket Selling Cookies with unlabeled tree nut
    I read this tragic story this morning out of Alabama.  A young boy was shopping with his mother at a Publix supermarket and asked for a cookie in the bakery section.  The boy suffers from a very serious allergy to tree nuts of all…
  • Mar 23

    What Wine Pairs Best with Pork? How About Arsenic?

    What Wine Pairs Best with Pork? How About Arsenic?
    A California lawsuit alleges that nearly a hundred wines from a dozen or more producers contain enormous amounts of arsenic much higher than the legally permissible limits.  Its tough to avoid this story that seems to be everywhere and…
  • Feb 12

    Nationwide Lawsuit Against Insurance Industry for Forcing Body Shops to Use Junk Part

    Nationwide Lawsuit Against Insurance Industry for Forcing Body Shops to Use Junk Part
    I came across this interesting article on CNN.com regarding a massive class action lawsuit involving hundreds of auto bodys from nearly every State in the Country against the insurance industry and major insurance companies.  The…
Rank this Week: 4062

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: 1998

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Distracted Driving Results in Teen Driver Car Accident

    Distracted Driving Results in Teen Driver Car Accident
    As a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney and the father of teenagers, Joseph Lipsky is professionally and personally concerned about the number of car accidents associated with teenage distracted driving. While many people only…
  • Feb 20

    Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami Express Lane

    Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami Express Lane
    Having represented dozens of victims of car accidents in Miami who’ve been involved in a car accident within the express lanes of I-95, personal injury attorney Joseph Lipsky knows too well the dangers drivers face while traveling…
  • Feb 15

    Drunk Driving Car Accidents Drop But Druged Driving Rise

    Drunk Driving Car Accidents Drop But Druged Driving Rise
    Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer Joseph Lipsky is glad to report that the efforts to reduce the number of drunk driving accidents on Florida’s roadways, thanks in part to increased education and a ramp up in law enforcement’s…
Rank this Week: 848

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal

    Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
    Laparoscopic gall bladder removal is a common procedure – with some common complications. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the medical term for removing a gall bladder and gallstones using only small incisions made in the…
  • Mar 20

    Medical Malpractice Associated with Gestational Diabete

    Medical Malpractice Associated with Gestational Diabete
    Gestational diabetes can occur during pregnancy and can adversely affect child birth. Gestational diabetes mellitus can be described as carbohydrate intolerance during pregnancy. This type of diabetes occurs during pregnancy and can affect…
  • Mar 19

    Your Newborn and Brachial Plexus Injury

    Your Newborn and Brachial Plexus Injury
    Expectant parents have an expectation that the delivering obstetrician is going to give their unborn child the absolute best care possible. It is unimaginable to think that something life altering will occur, especially when it is an…
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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/
Rank this Week: 1335

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Safe Bicycling in South Carolina

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

    Problems with Lumber Liquidators’ flooring?

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

    Bicycle Safety in South Carolina

    Bicycle Safety in South Carolina
    Each year, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) conducts a campaign to increase awareness about brain injuries — their causes, costs and treatment. It’s not just a matter of putting some comfy foam padding between your…
Rank this Week: 1047

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water
    Almost every person should have an understanding that any type of water setting comes with the possibility of drowning accidents. Drowning accidents can cause severe injury and are often fatal, and drowning is the fifth leading cause of…
  • Mar 19

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver
    Though you may be one of the safest drivers on the road, you cannot control the actions and decisions of other drivers. For this reason, you and your passengers may still be at high risk for an accident and injuries … Continue reading…
  • Mar 16

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth
    Brain damage during the childbirth process has been associated with many different serious disorders that can cause lifelong difficulties for the child in question. Common disorders resulting from brain injuries at birth include: Attention…
Rank this Week: 1965

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice, birth injury and drowning issues.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water
    Almost every person should have an understanding that any type of water setting comes with the possibility of drowning accidents. Drowning accidents can cause severe injury and are often fatal, and drowning is the fifth leading cause of…
  • Mar 19

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver
    Though you may be one of the safest drivers on the road, you cannot control the actions and decisions of other drivers. For this reason, you and your passengers may still be at high risk for an accident and injuries … Continue reading…
  • Mar 16

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth
    Brain damage during the childbirth process has been associated with many different serious disorders that can cause lifelong difficulties for the child in question. Common disorders resulting from brain injuries at birth include: Attention…
Rank this Week: 761

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/
  • Mar 15

    What You Can Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Negligence

    What You Can Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Negligence
    Baby boomers are growing older and becoming more dependent on in-home nurses, assisted-living facilities, and nursing homes to live their day-to-day lives and to achieve success in basic tasks.  This new, growing industry, like all new,…
  • Mar 9

    Will Workers’ Compensation Help Me If I Can’t Find a Job?

    Will Workers’ Compensation Help Me If I Can’t Find a Job?
    If you are unable to find a job in Ohio because of a work-related injury, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, depending on why you can’t find employment.  In other circumstances, filing for unemployment…
  • Jan 29

    What to Do If You Get Injured at Work

    What to Do If You Get Injured at Work
    Many who are injured at work feel the need to hide it or shake it off and return to the task at hand.  On the job injuries can sideline you from work and have a negative impact on your bottom line.  This is especially true for…
Rank this Week: 1093

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/
  • Mar 13

    Judge Ed Carriere: The Embodiment of Professionalism

    Judge Ed Carriere: The Embodiment of Professionalism
    The last two Fridays I have spent speaking at Continuing Legal Education Seminars sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Education. My topic:  Ethics and Professionalism.  In preparing for both presentations, I couldn’t…
  • Mar 10

    What Does “Open Court” Mean?

    What Does “Open Court” Mean?
    The concept of an “Open Court” has been back in the news lately with the efforts of numerous groups to try to convince the United States Supreme Court to broadcast live the oral arguments on the marriage equality case coming up in…
  • Mar 6

    What is an Activist Judge? Should I Care?

    What is an Activist Judge? Should I Care?
    What exactly is an “activist judge” and why should I care?  I often get this question at cocktail parties. In legal circles, the answer to the question “What is an activist judge” is usually answered “Any…
Rank this Week: 893

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 11

    Car Accident Injuries.

    Car Accident Injuries.
    If you've been rear ended in a car accident, there is a good chance that you may have whiplash. Whiplash is not usually felt for hours after a car accident so it is vitally important to go to see your Dr or visit the ER immediately.Most…
  • Feb 4

    Ten Important Steps to Take After Car Accident.

    Ten Important Steps to Take After Car Accident.
    Have you been in a car accident? Please follow these tips so you have the smoothest and least stressful experience you can have with your claim, these tips are based on my 24 years of experience with thousands of personal injury clients…
  • Jan 27

    Malpractice Results in Amputation.

    Malpractice Results in Amputation.
    The State Medical Review Panel found that an Orthopedic group failed to comply with the appropriate standards of care that led to a woman having her leg amputated and thereby cleared the way for the woman to go forward with her lawsuit.The…
Rank this Week: 3031

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/
  • Mar 9

    Upcoming Seminar of Interest

    Upcoming Seminar of Interest
    Our readers may be interested in the upcoming seminar: Chemical Products Liability and Environmental Litigation.   It's scheduled for April 22-23 in New Orleans, and includes topics such as Recent Developments In Fracking…
  • Mar 6

    Federal Court Denies Certification in Groundwater Class Case

    Federal Court Denies Certification in Groundwater Class Case
    A federal judge in Oklahoma earlier this week denied class certification to homeowners living near a research facility, holding that individual issues outweighed allegedly common issues among the class claiming injury from contamination from…
  • Mar 3

    Publication of my new Class Action & Mass Torts Answer Book

    Publication of my new Class Action & Mass Torts Answer Book
    Just a quick note.  Your humble blogger is very pleased to announce the availability of my latest publication, the Class Action and Mass Tort Answer Book (PLI 2015).  It is available here.  (I don't spend all my time posting…
Rank this Week: 1313

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/
  • Mar 8

    Is It a Good Idea to Represent Myself in Court?

    Is It a Good Idea to Represent Myself in Court?
    For some people, the idea of representing themselves in court appears to have many benefits. The belief that they will be able to explain their claim argument best and save themselves the cost of hiring a lawyer in the process, ……
  • Feb 26

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce
    Whiplash injuries can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort for victims, as well as interfere with their work and other aspects of their lives. If you’re suffering from whiplash, speak to injury lawyers for advice about making motor…
  • Feb 17

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving
    The fatal chain reaction crash involving former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner has once again focused attention on the growing threat posed by distracted drivers. The investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing. However, a spokesman Los…
Rank this Week: 2579

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/
Rank this Week: 2867

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Mar 5

    FDA Updates Safety Communication Regarding Duodenoscope

    FDA Updates Safety Communication Regarding Duodenoscope
    The FDA has issued an updated Safety Communication on the cleaning of medical scopes believed to have caused the spread of a deadly "superbug" at UCLA Medical Center. The Safety Communication, Design of Endoscopic Retrograde…
  • Feb 11

    Tracking Infection Control in U.S. Hospital

    Tracking Infection Control in U.S. Hospital
    The CDC’s Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) progress report reveals that while efforts to eliminate infections that commonly threaten hospital patients have shown improvements, more work is needed on infection control. On any given…
  • Jan 2

    Massachusetts Can and Must Do Better Job in Reducing Medical Error

    Massachusetts Can and Must Do Better Job in Reducing Medical Error
    Twenty years after the death of Boston Globe health reporter pioneer Betsy Lehman, medical errors are still far too common in Massachusetts. Lehman died of an overdose of chemotherapy drugs while being treated for breast cancer that was four…
Rank this Week: 1509

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/
  • Feb 25

    The Danger of Supplement

    The Danger of Supplement
    Public health officials have long been skeptical of the advertised health benefits of herbal supplements, a class of products largely unregulated by the FDA. These suspicions were confirmed in a recent investigation by the New York attorney…
  • Feb 6

    Melissa Rivers Launches Lawsuit Against New York Endoscopy Clinic

    Melissa Rivers Launches Lawsuit Against New York Endoscopy Clinic
    We wrote about the Joan Rivers tragedy shortly after the 81-year-old comedienne’s death during an endoscopy in September of last year. The Manhattan clinic that treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death allegedly made a number of…
  • Nov 5

    Milwaukee Judge Strikes a Blow to State’s Pain and Suffering Cap

    Milwaukee Judge Strikes a Blow to State’s Pain and Suffering Cap
    Over the last few years, tort reform advocates across the country have successfully achieved statewide legislative "caps" on pain and suffering awards. The idea of pain and suffering caps sprang from business and medical organizations that…
Rank this Week: 1112

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

http://www.ericnielson.com/blog.html
  • 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…
  • Dec 31

    Should I Sign An Arbitration Agreement

    Should I Sign An Arbitration Agreement
    It is routine practice for healthcare providers to ask patients to sign an arbitration agreement prior to receiving medical care.  Often the healthcare provider buries the agreement in a large stack of documents that they ask you to…
Rank this Week: 3717

Clearwater Solicitors Blog

Clearwater Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury and medical negligence claims.

http://www.clearwatersolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Feb 18

    Personal Injury Claims: Choosing a Personal Injury Solicitor

    Personal Injury Claims: Choosing a Personal Injury Solicitor
     When you become the victim of an accident it is likely that you’ll want to make a personal injury compensation claim. Available for victims of any aged and background, compensation claims can be used to cover financial expenses…
  • Feb 13

    Personal Injury Compensation Claims: What is a Cash Advance?

    Personal Injury Compensation Claims: What is a Cash Advance?
    If you’ve had an accident or suffered an injury and it wasn’t your fault then you could be entitled to claim personal injury compensation. With the help of professional personal injury claims lawyers such as Cash Advance…
  • Dec 9

    Personal Injury Frequently Asked Question

    Personal Injury Frequently Asked Question
    Summary In essence, personal injury is a vast topic that covers various aspects to convey the right message to the targeted audiences globally. If you are willing to know something special about personal injury, please feel free to read…
Rank this Week: 1679

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 9

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement
    Join Joanne Kenna nurse attorney with The Health Law Firm and the Greater Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants for: FLORIDA LAWS AND THE NURSE – NEW LICENSURE REQUIREMENT:  Keep Your Patients Safe…
  • Oct 9

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement
    Join Joanne Kenna nurse attorney with The Health Law Firm and the Greater Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants for: FLORIDA LAWS AND THE NURSE – NEW LICENSURE REQUIREMENT:  Keep Your Patients Safe…
Rank this Week: 3587

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 11

    James Hannon Discusses Cruise Ship Incidents on ABC Local 10

    James Hannon Discusses Cruise Ship Incidents on ABC Local 10
    James Hannon of the Miami law firm Hannon & Boyers recently appeared on ABC Local 10 News Sunday Morning to discuss recent cruise ship incidents and what cruise goers should be aware of while aboard. If you or someone you know has…
  • Feb 11

    Don’t Let a Dream Night at Your Favorite Restaurant Turn into a Nightmare

    Don’t Let a Dream Night at Your Favorite Restaurant Turn into a Nightmare
    What should be an enjoyable dining experience at your favorite restaurant can become a sour evening if it ends with you or one of your guests slipping and falling and breaking a bone or worse. The slip-and-fall lawyers at Miami firm Hannon…
  • Oct 7

    Florida Roadway Safety - Avoiding Motor Vehicle Accident

    Florida Roadway Safety - Avoiding Motor Vehicle Accident
    When driving in Florida, knowing the safest routes is just one of the things you can do to avoid being involved in a car accident. Whether commuting, picking up the kids or running errands around town, most drivers choose the most direct,…
Rank this Week: 1293

Halifax Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Halifax Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.halifaxmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Informed consent in medical malpractice claims.

    Informed consent in medical malpractice claims.
    Before your doctor performs any medical procedure on you he or she is supposed to get your permission. The process the doctor is supposed to go through is called informed consent. Informed Consent: What does it mean? As I explain in the…
  • Sep 19

    Medical Malpractice Claims against Doctors Continue to Drop: But is it because of improvements in medical care?

    Medical Malpractice Claims against Doctors Continue to Drop: But is it because of improvements in medical care?
    What is the CMPA? The Canadian Medical Protective Association represents almost every doctor in Canada. The Association is a mutual defence fund that operates sort of like insurance. If a doctor is sued for malpractice, the CMPA will…
  • Aug 19

    Are Overworked Nurses Causing Medical Errors?

    Are Overworked Nurses Causing Medical Errors?
    Are staffing demands putting patient safety at risk? Last week the media reported two stories of interest to patient safety advocates. The Province of Nova Scotia released statistics from its medical errors registry suggesting that, in…
Rank this Week: 4751