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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/
  • Feb 24

    SHB in the Windy City

    SHB in the Windy City
    I am pleased to report that the attorneys and staff from Chicago complex  litigation boutique Grippo & Elden LLC will join your humble blogger's firm, effective March 1, 2015. Chicago is the fourth new city for Shook over the past…
  • Jan 27

    Interesting Article on FCPA Issue

    Interesting Article on FCPA Issue
    Here's a reference to an interesting article on a hot topic.  My colleague David Maria discusses typical issues that companies doing business internationally face in deciding whether to self-report to the U.S. government potential…
  • Jan 22

    Expert Panel Confirms Safety of BPA Use

    Expert Panel Confirms Safety of BPA Use
    We have posted before about the BPA "controversy" egged on by lawyers seeking their next mass tort.  Now comes yet another report on BPA, from the European Food Safety Authority, confirming that the current uses of BPA, including food…
Rank this Week: 156

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: 209

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/
  • Feb 24

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident
    A 40-year-old factory employee lost his arm yesterday morning in a work accident. The factory is located in Bridgeport on Chicago's South Side. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Work accident lawyers at Pintas &…
  • Feb 17

    Why Surgeons Defend the Power Morcellator

    Why Surgeons Defend the Power Morcellator
    A surgical device used in hysterectomies, myomectomies and other gynecological procedures is now linked to aggressive and fatal uterine cancer. The device, called a power morcellator, has been banned my top hospitals throughout the country…
  • Feb 16

    Some Doctors Untrained with Mirena, IUD

    Some Doctors Untrained with Mirena, IUD
    Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, have become the most popular reversible form of birth control in the world. This is despite massive lawsuits, subpar research, bad press, and the improper training for doctors. The Mirena lawyers at Pintas &…
Rank this Week: 230

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/
  • Feb 23

    Broken Heart Syndrome Leads to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular/Other Illnesse

    Broken Heart Syndrome Leads to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular/Other Illnesse
    The physical pain you feel after the loss of a loved one is real. Studies conducted in the UK indicate the first 30 days of grief bring immediate increased risk for heart attack and stroke. The body’s response to loss starts…
  • Feb 12

    Disturbing Study Shows Psychiatric Illness More Likely After Brain Injury

    Disturbing Study Shows Psychiatric Illness More Likely After Brain Injury
    A 1999 study, Rate of psychiatric illness 1 year after traumatic brain injury, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, sought to determine whether patients who experience traumatic brain injury might be at increased risk of…
  • Jan 20

    9 Winter Safety Tips From the Red Cro

    9 Winter Safety Tips From the Red Cro
    This winter is set to be one of the coldest on record, with massive cold air fronts predicted for most of the United States. Fortunately, the American Red Cross offers steps anyone can take to ensure their safety during this inclement season.…
Rank this Week: 327

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/
  • Feb 20

    Chicago Family Sues Cook County Sheriff’s Office for Death of Inmate

    Chicago Family Sues Cook County Sheriff’s Office for Death of Inmate
    Wrongful death lawsuits may be initiated where a death has been caused by the fault of another person, especially where the alleged wrongdoers owed a duty of care to the deceased and where the deceased was under their care and protection.…
  • Feb 16

    Attorney Mike Bonamarte Discusses Sledding Accidents With Local New

    Attorney Mike Bonamarte Discusses Sledding Accidents With Local New
    Many Chicagoans dread winter for its bitter temperatures, slippery sidewalks, the need to bundle up extensively, and the dangerous roads and backed up traffic from inclement weather. However, to others, especially our youngest members of the…
  • Feb 13

    Lawsuit Filed Surrounding Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

    Lawsuit Filed Surrounding Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash
    Motor vehicle accidents are often a cause of serious personal injuries or even fatalities. However, these accidents are even worse when those to blame for the crashes do not take responsibility for their wrongdoing and flee the scene.…
Rank this Week: 336

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 23

    How to Get Life Insurance Payments from Insurance Company

    How to Get Life Insurance Payments from Insurance Company
    As an experienced Baltimore attorney I have unfortunately witnessed many cases of insurance companies delaying payments to my clients after the death of a loved one. Why do they do this you ask? The company you faithfully paid all these years…
Rank this Week: 440

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: 493

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From the Chicago law firm of Hurley McKenna & Mertz.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 374

Washington DC Metro Medical…

Washington DC Metro Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and birth injury cases. By Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP

http://www.washingtondcmetromedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Study finds tort reform ineffective solution for reducing health care cost

    Study finds tort reform ineffective solution for reducing health care cost
    A recent study of Medicare spending in Texas found that doctors' fees for seniors and disabled patients remain high, despite an amendment to the Texas state constitution passed in 2003 to limit payouts in medical malpractice lawsuits. …
  • Aug 30

    Complications After Giving Birth

    Complications After Giving Birth
    Laurie A. Amell, Esq., a nurse and a medical malpractice attorney at Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP, handled a case where defendant failed to diagnose a female patient properly. She gave a family history of malignant hypertension as…
  • Aug 27

    Stroke Prevention

    Stroke Prevention
    Strokes occur in patients when there is bleeding in the brain, or when a blood clot forms in the blood vessels of the brain or travels to the brain from a different organ, typically the heart. Factors that influence blood clot formation are…
Rank this Week: 363

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/
  • Feb 26

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?

    E-Discovery — If not transparency, how about translucency?
    Florida is sunny and a great place to live or work; but we can be a little slow to except new things. Florida Rules of Civil Procedure were amended a couple of years ago to include at least the mention of electronic discovery. Sadly, the…
  • Feb 13

    LegalTech 2015 — Not so much collaboration, cooperation or transparency

    LegalTech 2015 — Not so much collaboration, cooperation or transparency
    I attended LegalTech   2015 this year in New York. It was a great seminar and another well done project by ALM. One wrinkle, though. Lawyers, vendors and even judges continue to want to shove predictive coding down everyone’s…
  • Feb 13

    Web Trolls — Negative Comments Destructive

    Web Trolls — Negative Comments Destructive
    Internet trolling best can be described as an adult version of cyberbullying. The practice employs posting curt comments, rude remarks and sarcastic snippets on others’ professional blog, social-media and Web sites. In many cases,…
Rank this Week: 795

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
  • Feb 25

    Conscious Pain and Suffering in the Comatose Patient

    Conscious Pain and Suffering in the Comatose Patient
    Most people believe that the only way that we can know with any certainty whether and to what extend another person is experiencing pain and/or anguish is through the sufferer’s communication. People achieve this communication at…
  • Feb 25

    Hospital Mistakes: Truth or Consequences?

    Hospital Mistakes: Truth or Consequences?
    During the last few years, as state legislators began passing laws to destroy an injured patient’s ability to obtain legal representation by lowering the fees, there was a concomitant push for mandatory disclosure of hospital mistakes.…
  • Feb 25

    The Hospital Floor – The Danger of Distance

    The Hospital Floor – The Danger of Distance
    The question of distance is almost self-explanatory. Whenever I see a hospital floor that has the nurses station at one end of a long corridor, it is obvious that the architect did not get input from nurses in creating such a design. The…
Rank this Week: 978

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/
  • Feb 25

    Are Performance Metrics Contributing to Pharmacy Error?

    Are Performance Metrics Contributing to Pharmacy Error?
    When pharmaceutical errors happen, the results can be deadly. This type of medical malpractice hurts patients in two ways. First it results in their taking a medication that may be dangerous for them and second it results in their not getting…
  • Feb 21

    Celebrity Dentist Facing Malpractice Allegation

    Celebrity Dentist Facing Malpractice Allegation
    Almost no one likes going to the dentist. Its uncomfortable, the drill sounds terrifying, and the lectures on why you should be flossing more often are guilt inducing. However, even though some of us fear the dentist and think that the…
  • Feb 17

    More Pharmacy Errors Across the Country

    More Pharmacy Errors Across the Country
    One shockingly common form of medical malpractice is pharmacy error. These errors include mistakes in filling medication prescriptions, incorrect labeling of medications, and failures to properly advise patients on how to properly use their…
Rank this Week: 1207

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/
  • Feb 24

    Even New York State Inmates Have The Right To Sue For Medical Malpractice

    Even New York State Inmates Have The Right To Sue For Medical Malpractice
    Yes, even convicted criminals have rights. Including the right to bring a New York personal injury or medical malpractice claim. An inmate has a right to competent medical care while under the custody of the prison authorities. If the…
  • Feb 3

    The Mental State Of "Negligence" In New York Personal Injury Case

    The Mental State Of "Negligence" In New York Personal Injury Case
    I came across this lawyer advertising billboard on the web and couldn't convince myself NOT to post it on my blog. So now I have to justify posting it. I am going to somehow tie this sign into New York personal injury stuff. Just wait and…
  • Feb 2

    Cuomo Wants To Nix NY State Website That Helps Patients Doc Shop And Avoid NY Medical Malpractice

    Cuomo Wants To Nix NY State Website That Helps Patients Doc Shop And Avoid NY Medical Malpractice
    If you wanted to hire a driver to drive you on a long trip, would you want access to an easily searchable website where his and other licensed professional drivers' traffic convictions and accidents were posted? If your answer is yes, then…
Rank this Week: 653

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/
Rank this Week: 649

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: 1028

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

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

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

    Free Don Blankenship?

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

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured

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

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene
    I love Starbucks skinny lattes. Peppermint mocha is my absolute favorite, so during the holiday season it is not uncommon to see me with a Starbucks in hand more so than usual as the peppermint flavor is not always available....
Rank this Week: 1252

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice news in New York. By Stephen Bilkis.

http://www.nymedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000
    The defendants in this case have motioned for summary judgment to dismiss the complaints made against them. Case Background The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000. The complaint alleges…
  • May 12

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000
    The defendants in this case have motioned for summary judgment to dismiss the complaints made against them. Case Background The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000. The complaint alleges…
  • May 9

    In this case the plaintiff alleges a breach of duty by the hospital

    In this case the plaintiff alleges a breach of duty by the hospital
    The plaintiff asserts that while he was a patient at the defendant hospital he was attacked and hit by another patient at the hospital who allegedly is known to possess violent and dangerous propensities. The patient claims that the hospital…
Rank this Week: 801

NY Medical Malpractice Video…

NY Medical Malpractice Video Tutorials

Covers medical malpractice and accident law in New York. By Gerry Oginski.

http://www.medicalmalpracticetutorial.com/
Rank this Week: 998

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

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

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?

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

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home

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

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case
    Here an interesting medical malpractice case out of Tennessee worth discussing that relates to substituting plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case.  In this case, Holley v.  Blackett, the Tennessee Court of Appeals allowed common sense…
Rank this Week: 659

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: 4513

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/
  • Feb 25

    Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney

    Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney
    There are probably not many times in your life when you need to hire an attorney. But sometimes, usually in a time of personal crises due to an accident or an injury, you may find yourself in the need of legal representation. Hiring an…
  • Feb 11

    Duvall man killed in head-on collision near Monroe

    Duvall man killed in head-on collision near Monroe
    Jeff Lucas, 56, of Duvall was killed on February 10th in a head-on collision near Monroe. According to a report in the Everett Herald, Lucas was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 2 between Snohomish and Monroe when his Jaguar was struck…
  • Feb 2

    Colorado releases marijuana and driving stats, will Washington follow suit?

    Colorado releases marijuana and driving stats, will Washington follow suit?
    Colorado and Washington states both legalized marijuana for recreational use a couple of years ago. In Washington, pot was legalized in November 2012. The Colorado State Patrol has released their data for last year (2014) concerning…
Rank this Week: 1513

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/
  • Feb 25

    Sexual Dysfunction May Cause Low T, Rather Than Be Result of It

    Sexual Dysfunction May Cause Low T, Rather Than Be Result of It
    Of the many claims made by drug companies regarding testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) products is they can help patients with decreased sexual desire or performance caused by low testosterone levels. While doctors do not know what a…
  • Feb 22

    Unapproved Knee Replacement Device Used in Surgery

    Unapproved Knee Replacement Device Used in Surgery
    When we go to the doctor for a major surgical procedure such as a total knee replacement, we assume our doctor will use the latest devices and techniques. However, we also assume any equipment used will have been subject to clinical trials…
  • Feb 19

    McClellan v. I-Flow Corp. - Pain Pump Litigation to Continue

    McClellan v. I-Flow Corp. - Pain Pump Litigation to Continue
    In recent years, product liability lawyers have seen a growing number of injuries filed by individuals who developed severe cartilage damage in their shoulders following minimally invasive surgery. The suspected culprit is a type of shoulder…
Rank this Week: 2069

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/
  • Feb 25

    Trips and Falls and Expectation

    Trips and Falls and Expectation
    A trip and fall case invariably runs into a problem: Either the surface defect is so big that the defense claims it is “open and obvious” or it is so small that it is claimed to be de minimus and therefore not actionable. In…
  • Feb 11

    Allstate Adjuster Likely Wants Her Snark Back

    Allstate Adjuster Likely Wants Her Snark Back
    A snarky email from an Allstate adjuster may cost the company $900,000. Here’s the story. By most anyone’s definition, 66-year-old Carol Haberman’s experience while walking her dog can be a horrible, life-altering one.…
  • Feb 4

    New York Needs More Robust Anti-SLAPP Legislation (Op-Ed)

    New York Needs More Robust Anti-SLAPP Legislation (Op-Ed)
    This piece I wrote appears in today’s New York Law Journal. [Brackets] refer to endnotes in the original, and I’ve added some links: —————————- I’ve now been sued twice…
Rank this Week: 2595

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: 3824

Medical Malpractice & Personal…

Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Blog

By Abramson, Brown & Dugan.

http://www.nhmedmallawyer.com/
  • Feb 22

    Erb's Palsy Birth Injury Lawsuit Filed as a Result of Brachial Plexus Injurie

    Erb's Palsy Birth Injury Lawsuit Filed as a Result of Brachial Plexus Injurie
    A South Carolina couple has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Conway Medical Center, Inc., Olukayode Akinjala, M.D., and Health Partners of South Carolina, Inc. The lawsuit alleges that their child's birth injuries, including…
  • Feb 18

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
    Did you know that every year in the United States 2.6 million people suffer some type of brain injury?  According to WebMD, "About 52,000 die as a result of traumatic brain injury, and more than 5 million Americans who've suffered…
  • Feb 17

    Patient Suffering and Medical Care

    Patient Suffering and Medical Care
    In hospital settings, it was an unchallenged assumption that patient suffering was directly proportionate to a diagnosis.  However, the assumption is now being challenged.  A front page NY Times article notes that Dr. Kenneth…
Rank this Week: 2149

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/
  • Feb 20

    FDA: Doing Their Job?

    FDA: Doing Their Job?
    According to its own website, the FDA “is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, quality, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products, and medical…
  • Feb 16

    Jeep Under Fire

    Jeep Under Fire
    We hope to see continuing news reports on what consumer activist Ralph Nader called “a modern day Pinto for soccer moms.” He was referring, of course, to the notorious Ford Pinto exploding gas tanks. In October of 2009, the Center…
  • Feb 6

    Addiction in the Operating Room?

    Addiction in the Operating Room?
    When comedienne Joan Rivers died last August during what was described as a routine outpatient procedure, some people began to wonder what went wrong. Now Rivers’ daughter has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the clinic and…
Rank this Week: 1760

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 5

    Newer Cars Prevent Teenage Driver Wrongful Death

    Newer Cars Prevent Teenage Driver Wrongful Death
    As a parent Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Joseph Lipsky knows that buying a child their first car, is not only an exciting, but also an expensive time. When parents consider how much money to spend on that first car, a recent study in the…
Rank this Week: 1518

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/
  • Feb 19

    Life Threatening Consequences of Failure to Diagnose

    Life Threatening Consequences of Failure to Diagnose
    While we like to believe that our doctor’s are acting in our best interest, they can sometimes make life threatening mistakes. A failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis is one of the leading causes of medical malpractice claims.…
  • Feb 7

    Newborns Diagnosed with Horner’s Syndrome

    Newborns Diagnosed with Horner’s Syndrome
    When labor and delivery is not handled appropriately, the health and well-being of both the mother and the child is put a risk. A poor decision by a physician can mean the difference between life and death. A birth injury to the spinal…
  • Feb 3

    Who Can Be Held Liable for a Wrong-Site Surgery?

    Who Can Be Held Liable for a Wrong-Site Surgery?
    Although efforts are constantly made to prevent errors, approximately 40 cases of wrong-site surgeries are reported each week. According to statistics available with our Missouri medical malpractice attorney, about 40 cases of…
Rank this Week: 2316

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

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

http://www.myvirginiainjurylawyer.com/q-a/
  • Feb 18

    Prepare for the Artic Cold in Roanoke, VA; Safety Tips for Using Space Heater

    Prepare for the Artic Cold in Roanoke, VA; Safety Tips for Using Space Heater
    Let me be clear, I love living in Virginia. We have mountains, oceans, amazing lakes and rivers, and four distinct seasons.  I especially love living in Virginia when the winter air feels like Virginia, not Antartica! Even the most…
  • Feb 17

    Most Roanoke City Streets are Snow and Ice Packed; Use Caution While Driving

    Most Roanoke City Streets are Snow and Ice Packed; Use Caution While Driving
    Roanoke City Crews have worked throughout the day to plow roads, as of this posting the city is reporting • 80% of Arterial Streets have been plowed, still covered in layer of packed snow. Intersections still need attention. • 60%…
  • Feb 16

    Roanoke and New River Valley Experiencing Impact of Winter Storm Octavia

    Roanoke and New River Valley Experiencing Impact of Winter Storm Octavia
    Local governments are warning citizens to be prepared for below average temperatures as winter storm Octavia moves into the area.  The heaviest snowfall is expected tonight with below freezing temperatures and high winds…
Rank this Week: 3895

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…
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Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Feb 17

    Are Doctors Relying on C-Sections Too Often?

    Are Doctors Relying on C-Sections Too Often?
    By most professional accounts, we live in a "cesarean culture," meaning that it is becoming the norm for doctors to advise against a traditional birth in favor of a c-section. This, however, was not always the case. Twenty years back or so,…
  • Feb 9

    Medical Malpractice Damages Cap Unfair to Many Birth Injury Victims Outside Maryland

    Medical Malpractice Damages Cap Unfair to Many Birth Injury Victims Outside Maryland
    When the medical negligence of a doctor, nurse, or hospital causes serious injury to a patient, that patient is entitled to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit against the alleged offender. However, in South Carolina it isn't that easy, due…
  • Feb 4

    British Birth Injury Case Illustrates Types of Damages That Maryland Plaintiffs Can Seek

    British Birth Injury Case Illustrates Types of Damages That Maryland Plaintiffs Can Seek
    Earlier this year in England, a young girl and her family recovered a large verdict after a contested trial stemming from the girl's severe case of cerebral palsy, which was allegedly caused due to the negligence of the hospital where she was…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 11

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident
    A 22-year-old woman died Friday, January 16th in a traffic accident on Interstate 4 in Winter Park, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver was headed westbound on rain-slick I-4 near Fairbanks when her Toyota Camry hit the concrete…
  • Jan 19

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer
    If you’ve been injured and are considering making a motor vehicle accident claim or other claim for personal injuries, your choice of law firm should be considered carefully, to ensure you feel confident in their abilities to represent…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 12

    Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

    Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
    In the United States, every nursing home resident has the right to live free of abuse, abandonment, cruelty, and neglect. While that might sound obvious, elder abuse is a surprisingly prevalent problem in America’s senior care…
  • Feb 10

    How to Recover Damages from an Uninsured Driver

    How to Recover Damages from an Uninsured Driver
    If there’s anything worse than being hit by a negligent driver, it’s learning that he or she doesn’t have enough insurance to cover your damages. The good news is that the State of Washington requires every driver to carry…
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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…
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Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

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

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    Spinal Cord Injuries can Result from a Variety of Accident

    Spinal Cord Injuries can Result from a Variety of Accident
    Thousands of people each year sustain spinal cord injuries in preventable accidents. A spinal cord injury involves damage to the nerves that make up the spinal cord and has the potential to result in serious medical issues. The spinal cord…
  • Feb 11

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding TBI

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding TBI
    The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year. A traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, occurs when a blow or jolt to an…
  • Feb 9

    3 Common Types of Medical Malpractice

    3 Common Types of Medical Malpractice
    Millions of Americans seek medical treatment in doctors’ offices, clinics, emergency departments, and hospitals each year. Unfortunately, a significant number of these patients receive substandard medical care that often results in an…
Rank this Week: 2082

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    Spinal Cord Injuries can Result from a Variety of Accident

    Spinal Cord Injuries can Result from a Variety of Accident
    Thousands of people each year sustain spinal cord injuries in preventable accidents. A spinal cord injury involves damage to the nerves that make up the spinal cord and has the potential to result in serious medical issues. The spinal cord…
  • Feb 11

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding TBI

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding TBI
    The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year. A traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, occurs when a blow or jolt to an…
  • Feb 9

    3 Common Types of Medical Malpractice

    3 Common Types of Medical Malpractice
    Millions of Americans seek medical treatment in doctors’ offices, clinics, emergency departments, and hospitals each year. Unfortunately, a significant number of these patients receive substandard medical care that often results in an…
Rank this Week: 2278

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 3

    There is 3 feet of snow so how can I be at fault for my car accident?!?

    There is 3 feet of snow so how can I be at fault for my car accident?!?
    Considering that most New Englanders now feel they are living in Alaska, it is not surprising that snow and ice are causing a lot of car accidents in the past weeks.  This has led to a common recurring question – why am I at fault…
  • Jan 13

    RI Slip and Fall and the Open and Obvious Doctrine

    RI Slip and Fall and the Open and Obvious Doctrine
    Much like the seemingly never-ending construction on Reservoir Avenue around our office, our driveway has now been torn up creating a huge hole. It led me to think about the dangers of such environments and how the law approaches holes...
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Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • 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…
  • Dec 18

    FDA Gives Power Morcellators Its Strongest Warning

    FDA Gives Power Morcellators Its Strongest Warning
    A series of investigative articles in the Wall Street Journal examines the controversial marketing, training and use of power morcellators used in laproscopic hysterectomies and myomectomies for their role in spreading undetected cancers, and…
Rank this Week: 2183

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/
  • Feb 11

    Effort in Georgia To Eliminate Your Seventh Amendment Right to a Jury Trial

    Effort in Georgia To Eliminate Your Seventh Amendment Right to a Jury Trial
    Did you know there is underway right now an effort in the Georgia Senate to eliminate your Seventh Amendment right to a jury trial in medical malpractice cases?  That’s right.  A bill has been introduced (again), SB 86, that…
  • Jan 15

    The Unintended Consequences of Apportionment: Part I

    The Unintended Consequences of Apportionment: Part I
      What is apportionment?  How does it affect my case?  What does it mean?  Can I ever get justice in my case with it? These are typical questions I often get from my clients in personal injury cases.  The issue of…
  • Jan 5

    Jury Duty: The Heart of American Government

    Jury Duty: The Heart of American Government
      I recently had jury duty in DeKalb County, Georgia, where I have been a resident for 15 years. In 15 years, I have received a summons for jury duty two times.  I have never served on an actual trial jury.  This is the ironic…
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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…
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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
  • Feb 10

    Mayor de Blasio Bitten By Tort-Reform Bug?

    Mayor de Blasio Bitten By Tort-Reform Bug?
    I was happy with Mayor Bill de Blasio for a while. He brought a youthful, refreshing blast of liberal-themed common sense into the Mayor’s office, and was so forthright that he hurt himself politically.  I’m referring to his…
  • Jan 23

    Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice

    Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice
    It’s that time of year when my office gets reminders in the mail about what we must have posted and visible to all employees.  They are entitled, by law, to be apprised of their rights if they hurt themselves here, or become too…
  • Jan 14

    The Foreseeability of Accidental Shooting

    The Foreseeability of Accidental Shooting
    A couple of weeks ago, a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his own mother while she shopped in an Idaho Walmart.  By all accounts, the mother was a smart, professional and otherwise responsible woman. The infant had managed to…
Rank this Week: 4385

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
  • Feb 9

    Former Police Lieutenant Recovers $3.1 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Former Police Lieutenant Recovers $3.1 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    Earlier this year in Winnebago County, Illinois, a former police lieutenant received a favorable jury verdict after he lost his leg due to a doctor's negligence. According to one local news report, the jury hearing the former police officer's…
  • Jan 26

    Proposed Changes in Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Procedure Up in the Air

    Proposed Changes in Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Procedure Up in the Air
    It is a well-known fact that sometimes a medical malpractice lawsuit can take years to complete from beginning to end. However, a new law in Massachusetts claims to reduce the number of times that plaintiffs must wait to get the compensation…
  • Jan 20

    Doctor Continues to Practice Despite Links to Several Treatment Death

    Doctor Continues to Practice Despite Links to Several Treatment Death
    Doctors are responsible for the wellbeing of their patients. This duty of care extends well after the patient leaves the physician's office. One Florida doctor is in the process of learning that lesson the hard way. A doctor at a local…
Rank this Week: 2064

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 5

    Amputee Awarded $3.1 Million in Malpractice Case

    Amputee Awarded $3.1 Million in Malpractice Case
    A former Illinois police lieutenant was awarded $3.15 million in his case against the doctor who negligently amputated his leg. The incident occurred at Rockford Memorial Hospital in 2010, when the victim was admitted for dizziness and…
  • Dec 10

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death
    A doctor in Michigan is currently facing 100 years in prison on federal charges for deceiving patients, fraudulent billing, and even the death of a patient. Medical malpractice attorneys at Pintas & Mullins report on this case and others…
Rank this Week: 3362

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 26

    Do I Need to Purchase Disability Insurance?

    Do I Need to Purchase Disability Insurance?
    Many who become injured and miss work can’t afford to live without a paycheck for an extended period of time.  If you have been working and paying into Social Security then you are eligible to apply for Social Security disability…
  • Dec 20

    How to Prevent Personal Injuries This Holiday Season

    How to Prevent Personal Injuries This Holiday Season
    As the calendar year winds to a close and people set out to return to work after a holiday season, its important to remember to stay safe and avoid personal injury.  Shopkeepers and landlords are aware of some of the most common personal…
Rank this Week: 2114

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: 2150