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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: 77

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

    Are Police Chases Really Necessary?

    Are Police Chases Really Necessary?
    Police chases seem to be extremely prevalent in our everyday goings on lately. Last night I watched the famous “slow speed chase” of O.J. Simpson when he fled the Los Angeles Police Department back in 1994  instead of turning…
  • Jan 25

    My Car Has a Push Button Starter: Am I At Risk?

    My Car Has a Push Button Starter: Am I At Risk?
      My car has a push button starter:  am I at risk? The short answer is yes.  Not only are YOU are risk but anyone who lives in your house if you have an attached garage in which you park your car is at risk, too, for carbon…
  • Jan 6

    Can a Georgia County Sheriff Be Liable for Failure to Prevent the Suicide of an Inmate?

    Can a Georgia County Sheriff Be Liable for Failure to Prevent the Suicide of an Inmate?
    Can a County Police Officer be held liable for failing to prevent the suicide of an inmate under his custody?  That is the interesting question in the case below, which was argued before the Georgia Supreme Court this week. Below is the…
Rank this Week: 105

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: 117

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/
  • Jan 27

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability
    A bad car accident, slip and fall injury or acquired disability turned 2015 upside down for you and your family. You’re likely still struggling to come to terms with your new limitations and figure out how to get your finances, career…
  • Jan 25

    Health Care Trends for 2016

    Health Care Trends for 2016
    In the 2010s, the way Americans consume health care has evolved significantly. While some of these system-wide changes clearly stem from the regulations associated with the Affordable Care Act, others have resulted from technological…
  • Jan 22

    Many Victims of Domestic Violence Have Undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury

    Many Victims of Domestic Violence Have Undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury
    The New Yorker reports that medical professionals often fail to diagnose traumatic brain injury (TBI) in victims of domestic abuse. Per this news analysis, when emergency room personnel examine women following an attack, they usually…
Rank this Week: 95

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: 119

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 12

    Illinois Supreme Court Decision Exposes Local Governments to Lawsuit

    Illinois Supreme Court Decision Exposes Local Governments to Lawsuit
    The Illinois Supreme Court’s recent decision in Coleman v. East Joliet Fire Protection District brings a significant change to Illinois law. Its decision greatly increases the exposure of local public entities to lawsuits. In the…
  • Feb 10

    Military Family Sues Hospital for Administering Drug to which the Mother was Allergic

    Military Family Sues Hospital for Administering Drug to which the Mother was Allergic
    The birth of a new baby is an exciting time. However, most often mothers and babies are at the mercy of the hospital or medical provider where they are receiving care during the birth. They rely on the medical staff to care for them and to…
  • Feb 8

    Recent Study Examines Which Physicians Are Most Prone to Malpractice Claim

    Recent Study Examines Which Physicians Are Most Prone to Malpractice Claim
    Malpractice claims are quite prevalent these days, and there have been concerns for a long time about which physicians are most prone to malpractice claims. This has raised the important question of whether certain physicians are sued more…
Rank this Week: 136

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 12

    Time is On My Side

    Time is On My Side
    Yesterday, I listened to a livestream of a suicidal and paranoid member of the Bundy gang surrender in Oregon. He said he was holding a gun to his head as supporters frantically tried to reason with him as he stumbled through a slew of…
  • Feb 6

    Ambulance Chasing the NYC Crane Collapse, Via Baton Rouge [With Greek Chorus!]

    Ambulance Chasing the NYC Crane Collapse, Via Baton Rouge [With Greek Chorus!]
    On Friday a construction crane collapsed in Manhattan that was dramatically caught on video, killing one and injuring others. And within hours, a law firm was boasting that it had a lawyer “on scene.” I shit you not. [Uh oh,…
  • Feb 5

    Alcohol and Lawyers — A test

    Alcohol and Lawyers — A test
    An ugly new study came out showing that lawyers have a huge drinking problem. As per the Washington Post: More than 20 percent of licensed attorneys drink at levels that are considered “hazardous, harmful, and potentially…
Rank this Week: 189

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 9

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit
    As lawsuits against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh (TVM) products go to trial, our team of TVM lawyers are happy to announce victories on behalf of severely injured women. In one of the latest verdicts, a woman in Delaware was…
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
Rank this Week: 211

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers false medical records, amputation medical malpractice, birth injuries, hospital malpractice and medical malpractice. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    $4.2 Million Awarded by Jury for Infection Resulting in Leg Amputation

    $4.2 Million Awarded by Jury for Infection Resulting in Leg Amputation
    A Philadelphia jury recently awarded $4.2 million to a woman whose leg was caused to be amputated because of an infection that she developed after undergoing a double-knee replacement. The patient, who was a diabetic, presented in 2009…
  • Jan 28

    Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Results In $6.9 Million Jury Verdict

    Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Results In $6.9 Million Jury Verdict
    A Charleston, SC jury this week ordered a physician and his employer, a radiology company, to pay $6.9 million dollars to a woman and her husband for the loss of chance of survival after a significant delay in diagnosing breast cancer. The…
  • Jan 21

    Carroll County Jury Awards $570,000 in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Carroll County Jury Awards $570,000 in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    This month, a Carroll County jury awarded $570,000 to the estate and surviving family members of a woman whose internal bleeding went undiagnosed, resulting in her untimely death. The woman presented to the emergency room with a chief…
Rank this Week: 134

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/
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 137

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 12

    Explaining “Standard of Care”

    Explaining “Standard of Care”
    Medical malpractice lawsuits depend on whether or not the doctor or medical team acted within the standard of care in treating the injured patient. Our malpractice lawyers explain what exactly this term means, and what makes for a successful…
  • Jan 26

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud
    Two patients have filed lawsuits against the disgraced Florida eye surgeon Salomon Melgen, claiming he left them both blind in one eye. The doctor was arrested in April 2015 for Medicare fraud after receiving more than $100 million from the…
  • Jan 14

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie
    Last year, we wrote about a successful medical malpractice case by a patient who recorded his own colonoscopy. The legality of video and audio recordings is a contentious topic in healthcare, as laws are drafted allowing patients, nursing…
Rank this Week: 285

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://blog.caesarnapoli.com/
  • Feb 11

    Cancer Charities Spend $187 Million on Cruises, Disney World Vacation

    Cancer Charities Spend $187 Million on Cruises, Disney World Vacation
    Nobody wants to hear that the money they donated to a charitable cause has gone to waste, but that happened on a massive scale last spring when the Federal Trade Commission charged 4 cancer charities with fraud. The Breast Cancer Society…
  • Feb 2

    Alleged Rapist and Bikram Yoga Founder Finally Taken Down by Civil Lawsuit

    Alleged Rapist and Bikram Yoga Founder Finally Taken Down by Civil Lawsuit
    Bill Cosby. Bryan Singer. Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Now we can add Bikram Choudhury, founder of Bikram Yoga, to the growing list of powerful men thrust into the spotlight in recent years for allegations of sexual abuse. The 69-year-old hot yoga…
  • Jan 25

    Complaints of Rashes, Lead Exposure by Residents Went Ignored for Month

    Complaints of Rashes, Lead Exposure by Residents Went Ignored for Month
    “Government failed you — federal, state and local leaders — by breaking the trust you place in us,” Michigan Governor Rick Snyder conceded in his State of the State address last week after months of ignoring Flint…
Rank this Week: 466

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 490

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 2

    Botched Surgery Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit

    Botched Surgery Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit
    Surgery often comes with some degree of risk. We trust that our doctor will provide the best care possible and will do what is necessary to ensure a successful outcome. Sometimes, however, mistakes happen. Mistakes during surgery can have…
  • Jan 28

    Man Dies During Hair Restoration Surgery – Lawsuit Filed

    Man Dies During Hair Restoration Surgery – Lawsuit Filed
    A woman has filed a lawsuit in Cook County claiming medical malpractice on the part of the doctors who performed hair restoration surgery on her husband. The man underwent surgery for hair restoration and died during the procedures. The suit…
  • Jan 25

    Pharmacist Sued For Causing Bad Drug Interaction

    Pharmacist Sued For Causing Bad Drug Interaction
    A lawsuit was filed in Cook County alleging a pharmacist gave a customer incorrect information that caused a severe drug incompatibility. The woman visited a Walgreen pharmacy in Markham looking for sinus medication. According to the lawsuit,…
Rank this Week: 438

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/
  • Feb 1

    Fitbit Unfit?

    Fitbit Unfit?
    The latest gadget for serious fans of exercise might be having some serious problems. Fitbit learned this week of a class action lawsuit that alleges its heart rate monitoring system is inaccurate. Shown here: Fitbit Charge JR The technology…
  • Jan 26

    Update:  NBC News Reports:  Potentially Lethal Blood-Clot Filter

    Update:  NBC News Reports:  Potentially Lethal Blood-Clot Filter
    In an article that appeared here in mid-September of last year, I reported on a series of reports aired on NBC news “discussing the results of a year-long investigation into a blood-clot filter called recovery manufactured by the new…
  • Jan 26

    Hoverboard Bans on the Increase 

    Hoverboard Bans on the Increase 
    By Barry Rooth Many young people have gone back to college carrying their new hoverboards only to find out their new mode of transportation has been banned.  IU and Purdue have banned hoverboards from residence halls. Butler…
Rank this Week: 478

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/
  • Nov 16

    Malpractice or Negligence? Get the Maryland Law

    Malpractice or Negligence? Get the Maryland Law
    Filing a medical malpractice claim in Maryland is a complicated and an expensive ordeal.  As a pre-condition to any medical malpractice lawsuit in Maryland, you have to first file in Health Claims Arbitration and you must provide…
  • Nov 4

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  • Oct 29

    Doctors Start a Malpractice Trial in the Lead

    Doctors Start a Malpractice Trial in the Lead
    I always like to read what medical malpractice defense lawyers are telling each other about how to defend a medical malpractice case. I found this paragraph today in an article discussing defending medical doctors: This changed image probably…
Rank this Week: 595

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/
  • Feb 12

    What Happens When Two Insurance Policies Cover the Same Accident?

    What Happens When Two Insurance Policies Cover the Same Accident?
    If you are injured in an accident and the other driver lacks sufficient insurance to cover any damages, you may turn to your insurance policy’s uninsured motorist coverage. But what happens if you are eligible for uninsured motorist…
  • Feb 5

    Georgia Police Officer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Fatal Shooting

    Georgia Police Officer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Fatal Shooting
    A wrongful death lawsuit is designed to compensate the surviving family members of a homicide victim. Under Georgia law, a spouse may file a wrongful death claim, and if the victim had no spouse, that right falls to the victim’s…
  • Jan 29

    Columbus Jury Awards $650,000 to Driver Seriously Injured in Trucking Accident

    Columbus Jury Awards $650,000 to Driver Seriously Injured in Trucking Accident
    When it comes to trucking accidents, Georgia has what is known as a “direct action” rule. This means that if you are injured due to a commercial truck driver’s negligence, you can name not only the trucking company but also…
Rank this Week: 4014

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1581

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

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

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
  • Feb 12

    Jury Awards $3 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Jury Awards $3 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    A jury in Georgia decided late last month to award $3 million to the surviving spouse of a woman who died two days after having what was supposed to be a routine surgery in 2009. According to a local news article discussing the verdict,…
  • Feb 12

    A Doctor’s Refusal to Treat a Patient May Lead to Malpractice Liability

    A Doctor’s Refusal to Treat a Patient May Lead to Malpractice Liability
    An issue currently arising in courts across the country demonstrates a problem with medical care that is provided in Catholic and other religious hospitals, especially hospitals that are located away from urban centers. When a hospital,…
  • Feb 10

    State Supreme Court Rejects Hospital’s Attempt to Avoid Liability for Patient’s Injury

    State Supreme Court Rejects Hospital’s Attempt to Avoid Liability for Patient’s Injury
    The Supreme Court of Texas recently released an opinion that will send a plaintiff’s claim against a hospital back to the trial court to proceed towards a jury trial, reversing a lower appellate court’s ruling dismissing the…
Rank this Week: 1569

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 12

    Reduced Visibility Regularly Responsible for Motor Vehicle Crashe

    Reduced Visibility Regularly Responsible for Motor Vehicle Crashe
    Data gathered over the last ten years has revealed that over one out of every five accidents is weather related. Adverse weather has an impact on stopping distance, but also on the ability of motorists to see what lies ahead of them. The…
  • Feb 10

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case
    A general contractor agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with an injured construction worker in December of 2015 for an injury he sustained in December of 2007. While attempting to move a heavy cart, he slipped on a patch of ice and twisted…
  • Feb 8

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death
    The family of an Illinois man who died after choking has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in charge of his care, alleging that nursing staff did not take adequate preventative measures or supervise the victim while he was eating. The…
Rank this Week: 1830

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

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

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

    Factors to Assist Families Making Diagnosis of CP

    Factors to Assist Families Making Diagnosis of CP
    Cerebral palsy (CP) is actually a group of medical conditions affecting the portion of the brain that controls muscles. CP can cause significant issues with balance, posture and movement. However, some children have extensive developmental…
  • Jan 12

    Family Awarded $5M in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Involving Baby

    Family Awarded $5M in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Involving Baby
    A Cook County Illinois jury rendered a verdict of more than $5 million against a Hinsdale Hospital Emergency room physician and other medical care givers at the end of a trial involving the May 2008 death of a seven-week old …
  • Dec 12

    Understanding the Connection between Meconium and Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy

    Understanding the Connection between Meconium and Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy
    Meconium is a medical term that refers to a newborn’s first bowel movement. In most infant deliveries, the baby experiences their initial bowel movement immediately after birth. However, when it occurs while the baby is in the womb, the…
Rank this Week: 3592

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1447

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 12

    New Robotically Assisted Hip Replacement Surgery Available

    New Robotically Assisted Hip Replacement Surgery Available
    In the past few decades, there have been a lot of advances in surgery, and many of these advances have been the result of new technology available to assist surgeons. One major advancement that occurred in the 1990s was when doctors could use…
  • Feb 10

    Hip Replacement Surgery as Treatment for Arthriti

    Hip Replacement Surgery as Treatment for Arthriti
    A recent news feature form WBAL TV looks at a total hip replacement procedure as a treatment for arthritis. The article focuses on a common belief held by prospective patients that having hip pain is just a normal sign of getting older and…
  • Feb 5

    Report: Listeria Outbreak Leads to Salad Mix Plant Shutdown

    Report: Listeria Outbreak Leads to Salad Mix Plant Shutdown
    According to a recent news article from Cincinnati.com, a listeria outbreak, which has allegedly resulted in at least one death, has led to the complete shutdown of a Dole packaging facility in Springfield, Ohio that shipped the potentially…
Rank this Week: 1575

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Pedestrian fatally hit by flatbed truck in Manhattan

    Pedestrian fatally hit by flatbed truck in Manhattan
    A 63 year old grandmother died in a truck accident yesterday in New York. The accident happened yesterday night at 8:48 pm at the intersection of Broadway and West 165th Street in Manhattan. Maria Minchala had just come out of the church and…
  • Feb 11

    Children at high risk of serious personal injury and even death in many New York day care center

    Children at high risk of serious personal injury and even death in many New York day care center
    In New York City, too many kids are seriously injured or even die every year because their day caregivers ignore safety regulations and break laws according to a special investigation that is being published Today in the New York Daily News.…
  • Feb 11

    Winning With Failures and Omission

    Winning With Failures and Omission
    In their Trial Advocacy column in the New York Law Journal, New York Personal Injury Attorneys Ben Rubinowitz and Evan Torgan write: “In crafting the cross of a witness, the trial lawyer must look beyond the obvious. Instead of…
Rank this Week: 4117

Medical Malpractice & Personal…

Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Blog

By Abramson, Brown & Dugan.

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

    Jury Finds Eye Doctor Guilty of Fraud for Unnecessary Treatment

    Jury Finds Eye Doctor Guilty of Fraud for Unnecessary Treatment
    Do you ever wonder whether the tests your doctor orders during a patient visit are necessary?  Or whether a procedure is medically indicated?  A Florida jury recently found an eye doctor guilty of Medicare fraud after he…
  • Jan 26

    Couple Files Wrongful Birth Lawsuit for Child Born with Cystic Fibrosi

    Couple Files Wrongful Birth Lawsuit for Child Born with Cystic Fibrosi
    A couple recently filed a wrongful birth lawsuit against a New York hospital, alleging their doctor failed to inform them that their fetus tested positive for cystic fibrosis, and therefore, they were denied the opportunity to obtain an…
  • Jan 6

    Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in United State

    Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in United State
    According to a 2013 study in the Journal of Patient Safety, medical errors are responsible for 400,000 deaths in the United States each year.  That makes preventable medical errors the third leading cause of death (after cancer and heart…
Rank this Week: 1770

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 10

    Concussions and Auto Accident

    Concussions and Auto Accident
    Ive long discussed the difficulties and complications following a diagnosis of concussion after an auto accident.  Minor traumatic brain injuries can occur in many serious car accidents.  It is not necessary that you black out…
  • Dec 9

    Norovirus Catastrophe at Boston Chipotle

    Norovirus Catastrophe at Boston Chipotle
    An outbreaking of food poisoning of epic proportions has struck my alma mater and old stomping grounds in a big way.  The Cleveland Circle Chipotle has been linked with at least 80 claims of food poisoning hitting boston college students…
  • Oct 15

    The Curious Case of the Awful Aunt Who Sued Over a Hug

    The Curious Case of the Awful Aunt Who Sued Over a Hug
    Personal injury attorneys are well skilled at discussing cases people find reprehensible.  If I had a dime for ever time someone mentioned the McDonald’s Coffee Case to me, I could probably stop practicing law and retire.…
Rank this Week: 3953

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 10

    Don’t Just Sit There — Stand, move and stretch!

    Don’t Just Sit There — Stand, move and stretch!
    Heart disease. Blood clots. Osteoarthritis. Spinal damage. Whiplash cervical droop. Increase in uterine cancer. Increase in colon cancer. Diabetes. Decreased life expectancy. What can cause or contribute to all these horrible ailments? Some…
  • Jan 21

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?

    When do healthcare defendants want to be accused of malpractice?
    Most injury or wrongful death cases against hospitals, health care facilities, and health care practitioners are governed by the procedures in Fla. Stat. 766, also known as the Medical Malpractice Act.  This Act itself is highly…
  • Jan 15

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule

    Litigation Discovery and the New Federal Rule
    Trying to make the best of rules open to highly subjective interpretation… Discovery in litigation is the heart of the process. It is the system by which parties can obtain evidence from other parties and refine knowledge about the…
Rank this Week: 4814

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Steps in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Steps in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    One of the largest drawbacks of our civil justice system is the amount of time it takes to litigate a case from start to finish. Here in Chicago, it is not uncommon for a medical malpractice case to take four years from the time the case is…
  • Jan 18

    Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Award Capped

    Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Award Capped
    This past summer, we wrote about a law in Indiana that prevents medical malpractice victims from receiving fair and adequate compensation when their lives are drastically altered by a doctor’s medical error. In its current form,…
  • Oct 14

    Gun Store Liable for Cop Shooting

    Gun Store Liable for Cop Shooting
    One of the most pressing issues facing the city of Chicago is the current gun violence that plagues the community. It seems as though every day the local news is reporting on another shooting or other violent crime involving guns across the…
Rank this Week: 1856

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 9

    Medical Malpractice: Hospital In Tennessee Operates On Wrong Newborn Baby

    Medical Malpractice: Hospital In Tennessee Operates On Wrong Newborn Baby
    Medical Malpractice encompasses many types of mistakes that doctors, dentists, nurses, and other medical workers commonly commit.  Of those, patient mix-ups often top the list.  To prevent this, hospitals and healthcare facilities…
  • Feb 6

    Double Duty for Airbag Recalls this Week

    Double Duty for Airbag Recalls this Week
    After recalling over 33 million vehicles worldwide for defective Takata airbags, one might assume that the recall was extensive enough to have covered all of the vehicles that contained these dangerous exploding devices. But alas, the NHTSA…
  • Jan 25

    The Aftermath of Winter Storm Jona

    The Aftermath of Winter Storm Jona
      A historic storm like Jonas, which dropped record snowfall amounts on Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and up the East Coast, is a grim reminder of the inherent dangers of driving on snow packed, icy roads. According to…
Rank this Week: 3290

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 8

    Seneca Meadows, Seneca Falls, NY Tragic And Fatal Accident Has A Silver Lining

    Seneca Meadows, Seneca Falls, NY Tragic And Fatal Accident Has A Silver Lining
    I was sad to learn of the accidental death of a Seneca Meadows employee last Saturday. Seneca Meadows is a local (Seneca Falls and Waterloo, Seneca County, NY) landfill which (controversially) takes in tons of trash from all over the…
  • Jan 29

    “Throw The Bums Out”: How To End Our Medical Malpractice Crisi

    “Throw The Bums Out”: How To End Our Medical Malpractice Crisi
    Your Central New York medical malpractice lawyers, Michaels & Smolak, have a quiz for you: What percent of doctors do you think end up paying 32% of all medical malpractice claims? In other words, what percent of doctors are so bad, so…
  • Jan 25

    Stronger Truck Underride Guards Cut Rear-Impact Death

    Stronger Truck Underride Guards Cut Rear-Impact Death
    In the last few decades, the way we build cars has drastically reduced deaths and serious injuries.  As Central New York car and truck accident lawyers, we know.  Our car crash case volume has gone down, and the injuries are often…
Rank this Week: 4063

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 8

    A Dramatic Upswing of Whistleblower Disclosures by VA Employee

    A Dramatic Upswing of Whistleblower Disclosures by VA Employee
    Whistleblower cases involving the Veterans Administration (VA) took a significant upturn in fiscal year 2015, according to the Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Although it is small—with only 140 employees—and independent, the…
  • Feb 5

    Getting Taken for a Ride

    Getting Taken for a Ride
    When you think of Medicare fraud, ambulance services might not come to mind. After all, in a life-threatening situation, you’re going to call 911 for an ambulance. You’re not going to think about kickbacks, unnecessary procedures,…
  • Jan 19

    Whistleblower Recoveries Topped $3.5 Billion in 2015

    Whistleblower Recoveries Topped $3.5 Billion in 2015
    Settlements and judgments from cases involving fraud and false claims brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) totaled more than $3.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2015. That makes four years in a row that FCA recoveries have exceeded $3.5…
Rank this Week: 610

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law…

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law Blog

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

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
Rank this Week: 2653

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: 2757

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/
  • Feb 2

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident
    Properly reporting a car accident can make all the difference in collecting on insurance claims and receiving compensation for injuries. If the right information does not reach the right desks within the proper timeframes, victims of other…
  • Jan 15

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?
    Receiving workers’ compensation benefits will decrease any Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments you are approved to receive. This goes for both monthly workers’ comp payments and lump sum settlements. The Social…
  • Jan 5

    What Is an Intentional Tort?

    What Is an Intentional Tort?
    An intentional tort occurs when someone means to cause you harm and succeeds in doing so. In legalese, a “tort” is any injury or loss affecting your physical health, emotional well-being, finances or reputation that can be…
Rank this Week: 1889

Syracuse Medical Malpractice…

Syracuse Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Reports on New York medical malpractice and birth injury issues. By Bottar Leone, PLLC.

http://www.syracusemedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

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

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
  • Jan 18

    Summary Judgment Granted in Medical Malpractice Case

    Summary Judgment Granted in Medical Malpractice Case
    A woman suing a doctor, a physician’s assistant (“PA”), and a surgical center for malpractice, as a result of receiving an operation on the wrong knee, is entitled to partial summary judgment on the issue of liability,…
Rank this Week: 4760

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.syracuseinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

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

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
  • Jan 18

    Summary Judgment Granted in Medical Malpractice Case

    Summary Judgment Granted in Medical Malpractice Case
    A woman suing a doctor, a physician’s assistant (“PA”), and a surgical center for malpractice, as a result of receiving an operation on the wrong knee, is entitled to partial summary judgment on the issue of liability,…
Rank this Week: 4355

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Tennessee Appeals Court Finds Exception to Claim Timely Filed in Estates Case

    Tennessee Appeals Court Finds Exception to Claim Timely Filed in Estates Case
    In a recent opinion, the Tennessee Court of Appeals addressed the issue of whether an exception to a claim against an estate was timely filed. In the case of In re Estate of Layton (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 30, 2015), the decedent was admitted to…
  • Jan 13

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Finds Material Change Exists to Modify Child Custody

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Finds Material Change Exists to Modify Child Custody
    In a recent child custody case, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reversed a decision in which the trial court failed to find a material change in circumstances to warrant a modification of the parties’ residential schedule. In Cook v.…
  • Jan 5

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Upholds Decedent’s Will in Contest Action

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Upholds Decedent’s Will in Contest Action
    The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently reviewed a case involving a will contest and resulting trust, In re Estate of Donald Emerson Kysor. In 1992, the plaintiff and her husband purchased parcels of real property. Within days of her…
Rank this Week: 1826

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Covers insurance law, products liability, medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawcenter.com/
  • Feb 1

    Protecting Yourself Against Defective Product

    Protecting Yourself Against Defective Product
    Last year was a record year for vehicle recalls. Already this year, Ford has announced a recall of nearly 400,000 Ranger pickups due to faulty airbags.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just announced a…
  • Jan 29

    Xarelto: Convenient But Also Dangerou

    Xarelto: Convenient But Also Dangerou
    You may have seen the Xarelto commercials featuring Arnold Palmer, Kevin Nealon, Chris Bosh and Brian Vickers — the ones that tout the convenience of Xarelto. According to the manufacturer, there are two benefits of Xarelto: (1)…
  • Jan 20

    Winter Weather Driving and Car Insurance

    Winter Weather Driving and Car Insurance
    Well it is finally here: winter weather. If you have to get out and about in it, here are some winter driving tips along with a very important piece of advice about your insurance.  Before you go: Clean your windows of ice and snow. Make…
Rank this Week: 1832

Lubin & Meyer NH

Lubin & Meyer NH

Focused on New Hampshire medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.lubinandmeyernh.com/
  • Jan 29

    Lubin & Meyer Finishes Record Year with 56 Verdicts and Settlements of $1 Million or More in MA, NH and RI

    Lubin & Meyer Finishes Record Year with 56 Verdicts and Settlements of $1 Million or More in MA, NH and RI
    Lubin & Meyer PC eclipsed the results of all other firms in New England having achieved 50 "million-plus" verdicts and settlements for 2015 as compiled by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, and published in its January 15, 2016…
  • Sep 26

    Cauda Equina Diagnosis Delay Leaves NH Woman with Permanent Neurologic Injurie

    Cauda Equina Diagnosis Delay Leaves NH Woman with Permanent Neurologic Injurie
    New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Settlement As reported by lawyer for the plaintiff, Benjamin Novotny, Lubin & Meyer PC. The plaintiff is a 50-year-old New Hampshire woman who suffers from significant weakness of her lower extremities…
  • Aug 24

    Six Ways To Help Prevent Hospital Infection

    Six Ways To Help Prevent Hospital Infection
    As a follow up to our previous post on NH hospital infection data, we wanted to share these six tips from the CDC on protecting yourself as a patient from healthcare-associated infection. Best infection control? Prevention! Wash your…
Rank this Week: 1735

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3489

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
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 2389

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/
  • Jan 22

    Supreme Court Rules on Effect of Offers to Named Class Plaintiff

    Supreme Court Rules on Effect of Offers to Named Class Plaintiff
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision earlier this week in a case raising the issue whether a defendant can cut off a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action by making an offer of full relief to individual named plaintiffs.…
  • Jan 16

    Cert Granted in Interesting Class Action Appeal

    Cert Granted in Interesting Class Action Appeal
    The Supreme Court has granted cert in an important case raising the issue whether a federal court of appeals has jurisdiction under both Article III and 28 U. S. C. §1291 to review an order denying class certification after the named…
  • Jan 5

    American Tort Reform Foundation Releases Judicial Hellhole List

    American Tort Reform Foundation Releases Judicial Hellhole List
     The American Tort Reform Foundation recently published its report identifying the top "judicial Hellholes" for 2015-16. The top (or bottom?)  jurisdictions are California, NY (asbestos), Florida, Missouri, Madison County, Ill.,…
Rank this Week: 936

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/
  • Jan 15

    Coffee Stand Explosion Kills Barista

    Coffee Stand Explosion Kills Barista
    Workplace accidents, especially those that occur in work environments that are not inherently dangerous, are all too common and tragic. They are particularly tragic because there is a common theme among these accidents of preventability.…
  • Jan 8

    Suburban Train Accident Takes the Life of Two Vehicle Occupant

    Suburban Train Accident Takes the Life of Two Vehicle Occupant
    We have all, for the most part, been there before. We have all been in a rush to get somewhere important. We have all been running late before. We have all been in that situation where you are trying to travel somewhere as quickly as you can,…
  • Dec 29

    Chicago Christmas Eve Hit-and-Run Kills Pregnant Woman

    Chicago Christmas Eve Hit-and-Run Kills Pregnant Woman
    The Christmas season is meant to be a happy and joyous time of year. It is meant to be a time for family, friends, and loved ones to gather together and celebrate time together inside from the cold with delicious drinks and food. It is meant…
Rank this Week: 1273

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Jan 15

    Massachusetts State Medical Board Takes Action on Simultaneous Surgerie

    Massachusetts State Medical Board Takes Action on Simultaneous Surgerie
    Following a Spotlight report by the Boston Globe and lawsuits filed by Lubin & Meyer regarding "concurrent surgeries," the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine approved new regulations requiring surgeons to document…
  • Dec 14

    The Problem with Problem Lists: How Medical Records Policy Can Backfire

    The Problem with Problem Lists: How Medical Records Policy Can Backfire
    Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict of the Year Hinges on "Problem List" When a 28-year-old woman suffered a severe stroke after giving birth to her first born child, it was an unexpected outcome given that the woman's…
  • Nov 16

    Concurrent Surgeries in the Spotlight: Is it Safe To Run Two Operations at Once?

    Concurrent Surgeries in the Spotlight: Is it Safe To Run Two Operations at Once?
    The Boston Globe Spotlight Team has exposed a practice at Massachusetts General Hospital of some leading orthopedic surgeons double-booking operating rooms in order to run "concurrent surgeries" — that is, having two patients in…
Rank this Week: 1970

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/
  • Jan 14

    Attorney Rick Voyta

    Attorney Rick Voyta
      Rick Voytas is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He has been a practicing trial lawyer since 2002. His focus is on aggressively representing clients who have been wronged by large companies. Rick is a native of St. Louis,…
  • Jun 10

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi
    Birth injuries are an unfortunate reality faced by thousands of babies and their parents every year. Pregnancy is one of the most exciting phases in a couple’s life. It can bring cheer and hope to the entire family. However, some…
  • Jun 2

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie
    It is important to understand the Missouri statute of limitations for birth injury claims and how it may affect your compensation. Most lawsuits have a statute of limitations which must be adhered to. This includes birth injury lawsuits,…
Rank this Week: 1911