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Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • May 3

    Botched Cosmetic Procedure Prompts Lawsuit

    Botched Cosmetic Procedure Prompts Lawsuit
    Cosmetic surgery should be considered safe and those who undergo a procedure expect that it will be completed properly and safely. Unfortunately, a cosmetic procedure went wrong for one local woman, who suffered severe injuries after the…
  • Apr 30

    Lawsuit Filed Against Health Care Provider for Negligent Care

    Lawsuit Filed Against Health Care Provider for Negligent Care
    When we or our loved ones are in the hospital we trust that proper care will always be provided. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. A lawsuit was recently filed against a local hospital and doctor alleging that failure to provide…
  • Apr 27

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit
    When we enter the hospital for surgery we trust that our doctor will take proper care of us and not cause us further harm. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened, according to a patient. The man was allegedly harmed because of…
Rank this Week: 69

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: 89

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
    After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance…
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
Rank this Week: 131

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

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Doctors and other health care professionals urge Americans of all ages to get regular exercise and see their doctors for regular checkups. But studies are showing there’s an under-utilized option for…
  • Feb 19

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Since many of us hit the winter “slump” at about this time of year, it’s a great time to take a second look at your own heart health and start implementing small changes to improve it. Did…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 114

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/
  • Apr 30

    Oregon woman receives dog bite settlement of more than $100K

    Oregon woman receives dog bite settlement of more than $100K
    The Oregonian reports that Christine Shertzer was awarded a $108K settlement for injuries she received when an Australian shepherd bit her at a party. Shertzer, 43, claimed that the dog's owners were negligent for allowing their dog to roam…
  • Apr 21

    Blue Bell ice cream off the shelves after Listeria outbreak

    Blue Bell ice cream off the shelves after Listeria outbreak
    All Blue Bell ice cream products have been recalled including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen products in 23 states after the company has not been able to pinpoint the cause of Listeria contamination in some of it's…
  • Apr 14

    Bonney Lake couple and baby killed when concrete from construction project falls on their truck

    Bonney Lake couple and baby killed when concrete from construction project falls on their truck
    Vanessa and Josh Ellis, of Bonney Lake, and their 8-month old baby son were killed Monday night when a slab of concrete fell from a Highway 410 overpass and struck their motor vehicle crushing it. Construction workers were working to install…
Rank this Week: 301

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • May 2

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly
    Falling just one time can take away independence or even the life of an elderly loved one, which requires them to move into a nursing facility that provides extensive care. Unfortunately, falling is an all too common occurrence for seniors…
  • Apr 26

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division
    Preying on the elderly is a common problem in every city in the United States, including in Las Vegas where predators often attack the most vulnerable members of society. In November 2015, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson met the…
  • Apr 19

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    The number of adults 50 years and older in the U.S. is expected to increase more than 70 percent of where it was in the year 2000 to 132 million in total by 2020. The significant increase is attributed to the substantial number of baby…
Rank this Week: 422

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/
  • Apr 20

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

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

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami

    Plastic Surgery Malpractice in Miami
    An emergency restriction has been placed on a Miami plastic surgeon who promised his clients flat stomachs and curvaceous backsides. Dr. “Osak” Omulepu has botched several procedures, sending at least four patients to the…
  • Feb 22

    Malpractice Claims against Nurse

    Malpractice Claims against Nurse
    For many years now, nurse practitioners have been fighting to change laws so they can run practices and write prescriptions without assistance from doctors. Currently, 21 states allow nurses full prescribing privileges. As…
Rank this Week: 344

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

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

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

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

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

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

    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Vehicles Have Open Safety Recall
    When a safety defect in an automobile is serious enough to warrant a recall, the problem affects not only the vehicle owner and passengers but also people in other vehicles whose lives you may be putting in danger. A defective power steering…
  • Mar 8

    FDA Asks If Faulty Blood Monitor Device Tainted Xarelto Clinical Trial

    FDA Asks If Faulty Blood Monitor Device Tainted Xarelto Clinical Trial
    A new drug’s effectiveness and safety are tested and verified by studies and clinical trials conducted by independent third parties such as universities and scientific labs. From a drug company’s perspective, receiving the…
Rank this Week: 399

Cerebral Palsy Law Blog

Cerebral Palsy Law Blog

Covers cerebral palsy and pediatric brain injury. By Burke & Eisner.

http://cerebralpalsylawblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Risk factors in Preterm Babies leading to Cerebral Palsy

    Risk factors in Preterm Babies leading to Cerebral Palsy
    I just read this study that shows some of the risk factors that relat to Cerebral Palsy. The study particularly is focuses on medium and Late Pre term babies. These are the children born in weeks 32-33 for Medium and 34-36 for Late preterm.…
  • Jan 24

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Jul 20

    Anatomy Review: The Brachial Blexu

    Anatomy Review: The Brachial Blexu
    In a refreshing change from all the lawyer blogs that talk about Brachial Plexus (this one included), I found a blog that explains a lot about the functional anatomy of the Brachial Plexus nerve bundle. It is a list with a description of…
Rank this Week: 346

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: 321

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Mendoza v. WIS Int’l, Inc. – Seat Belt Defense in Car Accident Lawsuit

    Mendoza v. WIS Int’l, Inc. – Seat Belt Defense in Car Accident Lawsuit
    The Arkansas Supreme Court, in a divided opinion, ruled that a provision of law that prohibits the so-called “seat belt defense” in car accident lawsuits is unconstitutional. In Mendoza v. WIS Int’l, Inc., justices were…
  • Apr 25

    Pitt-Hart v. Sanford USD Med. Ctr. – Medical Malpractice or General Negligence?

    Pitt-Hart v. Sanford USD Med. Ctr. – Medical Malpractice or General Negligence?
    Whether an injury lawsuit sounds in medical malpractice as opposed to general negligence – or visa versa – is a critical consideration. Medical malpractice lawsuits must satisfy certain special requirements that include: Shortened…
  • Apr 24

    Kendrick v. City of Midfield – Car Accident Injury by Police Cruiser

    Kendrick v. City of Midfield – Car Accident Injury by Police Cruiser
    Police officers are trusted to be the fastest responders in the event of an emergency. Getting their fast sometimes means pushing or exceeding the speed limits in their cruisers.  But even for those who are highly-trained drivers, speed…
Rank this Week: 435

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Malpractice Lawsuit Settles for $30 Million Against Chicago Doctor

    Malpractice Lawsuit Settles for $30 Million Against Chicago Doctor
    Chicago has a reputation for its phenomenal hospital system and top tier medical universities. Patients go to Chicago area hospitals trusting that they will receive the most expert care. Families bring their seriously ill loved ones to…
  • Feb 19

    Keeping an Eye on Chicago Public Transportation Safety:

    Keeping an Eye on Chicago Public Transportation Safety:
    Our team of lawyers is dedicated to keeping Chicago a safe place for the members of our community, and part of that job is alerting our readers to recent events, safety concerns, and local area legal knowledge. One important issue that should…
  • Feb 5

    Britax Recalls 71,000 Car Seats Due to Dangers Posed to Infant

    Britax Recalls 71,000 Car Seats Due to Dangers Posed to Infant
    Our attorneys cannot stress enough the importance of product safety. We have frequently discussed how imperative it is that manufacturers and sellers comply with product liability laws. This might be of the greatest importance though in…
Rank this Week: 438

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/
  • May 4

    To prevent pedestrian deaths and injuries in dangerous intersections New York city lawmakers are re-introducing the Barnes dance, an old crosswalk system

    To prevent pedestrian deaths and injuries in dangerous intersections New York city lawmakers are re-introducing the Barnes dance, an old crosswalk system
    To reduce pedestrian accidents at dangerous New York intersections, City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) wants to re-introduce an old crosswalk system named the Barnes Dance. The Barnes Dance is a system from the 60ies where all…
  • May 4

    3 people dead in NY plane accident

    3 people dead in NY plane accident
    Three people died in a plane accident in Long Island, NY. The passengers, two men and a woman had taken off from Myrtle Beach, SC and planned to land in Plainville Connecticut later on during the day. The airplane made a distress call to air…
  • May 4

    Window washer falls to his death in New York

    Window washer falls to his death in New York
    A window washer died on Monday in New York. The 57 year old worker was cleaning the windows of a building in the Upper East Side located on East 81st Street between Lexington and Park Ave. He fell off a third-story ledge and died. In New York…
Rank this Week: 813

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

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

    Celebrating Earth Day

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

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
Rank this Week: 749

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/
  • Apr 29

    Brain Injury Results in $44 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Brain Injury Results in $44 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict
    A nearly-two-week jury trial in Pennsylvania has culminated in a more than $44 million verdict for a woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury that left her paralyzed. The woman, who was 57 at the time, underwent surgery in 2011 to…
  • Apr 22

    Unwanted Sterilization Results in $1.8 Million Verdict

    Unwanted Sterilization Results in $1.8 Million Verdict
    A Connecticut jury has awarded $1.8 million to a 28 year-old woman whose surgeon inadvertently cut one of her fallopian tubes, rendering her sterile. The woman presented to the hospital in May of 2011 complaining of pelvic pain on her right…
  • Apr 15

    Addressing Liens for Medical Bills in Maryland Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Case

    Addressing Liens for Medical Bills in Maryland Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Case
    When an individual is injured as the result of the negligence of someone else, whether by way of medical negligence, a car accident or otherwise, the insurer that pays that individual’s medical bills almost always has what’s…
Rank this Week: 879

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: 723

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 4

    Dunkin’ Donuts Sued Over “Meager” Jelly in Doughnut

    Dunkin’ Donuts Sued Over “Meager” Jelly in Doughnut
     Dunkin’ Donuts finds itself in sticky trouble today as suit was filed against it for failing to put enough jelly in its jelly doughnuts. The class action, filed on behalf of all similarly aggrieved individuals, was filed by local…
  • May 3

    Big Law v. Small Law (Which is Better?)

    Big Law v. Small Law (Which is Better?)
    Last week while out on the ball field, I couldn’t help but notice the names of the sponsors on the team uniforms. The match-up was a classic one, my firm against Akin Gump: BigLaw v. SmallLaw. And it got me thinking about a subject…
  • Apr 13

    Let’s Go for a Horsie Ride…(And Fall Off)

    Let’s Go for a Horsie Ride…(And Fall Off)
    Today we go horseback riding at the Ridin-Hy Resort. So put on your cowboy boots and climb into the saddle at my little stable. Wait! Is the saddle secure? I know, you’ve only had a grand total of 10 hours of horseback riding experience…
Rank this Week: 1510

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • May 2

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
    After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance…
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
Rank this Week: 1364

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1605

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
  • Apr 14

    Who is at fault when a pedestrian is hit in a Connecticut crosswalk?

    Who is at fault when a pedestrian is hit in a Connecticut crosswalk?
    You are crossing the street when you are struck by a car. The operator of the vehicle jumps out to see if you are okay and then starts yelling at you for walking in front of their car. If you are injured you should be taken to the hospital by…
  • Apr 11

    What should be your two main concerns after getting injured in a Connecticut accident case?

    What should be your two main concerns after getting injured in a Connecticut accident case?
    Being seriously injured in a CT accident case can totally disrupt and completely change your life. Your daily activities can be significantly altered, you may be forced to change the way in which you go about performing even the simplest of…
  • Apr 7

    How can you get better medical care after being involved in a Connecticut accident?

    How can you get better medical care after being involved in a Connecticut accident?
    You have been injured in a Connecticut accident case that was caused by the fault of another. It may have involved a car, truck or motorcycle accident, it could be a dog bite incident, it might involve a hit-and-run, it could be a pedestrian…
Rank this Week: 1387

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 22

    Nurses On Last Line of Defense in Catching Medication Error

    Nurses On Last Line of Defense in Catching Medication Error
    The Chicago medical malpractice attorneys of Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers frequently handle cases involving complications that have arisen due to medication errors. While the causes for these errors can vary greatly, one thing remains…
  • Feb 19

    Traffic Fatalities Show No Signs of Declining in 2015

    Traffic Fatalities Show No Signs of Declining in 2015
    Data gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is showing a sharp rise in fatalities for 2015 despite efforts to raise awareness to safety concerns and promote technologies that are designed to reduce drivers’…
  • Feb 17

    Allegations of Untreated Pressure Sores Made in Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit

    Allegations of Untreated Pressure Sores Made in Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit
    The daughter of a woman who died of complications linked to numerous pressure sores is suing the nursing facility charged with providing the victim’s care. Manor Care has been the subject of multiple lawsuits in recent years and many of…
Rank this Week: 1208

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: 1040

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Legal Malpractice Decisions

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

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

    New Addre

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

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt

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

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

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance
    The Illinois Supreme Court has amended three rules, 11, 13 and 137 to allow attorneys to file what is to be known as a limited scope appearance in a case.The Notice of Limited Scope Appearance must explain to the other party what the scope of…
Rank this Week: 1024

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: 1633

Medical Malpractice Blog

Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice, insurance premium and health care. By the Cochran Firm.

http://www.themedicalmalpracticeblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Illinois Declares Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional

    Illinois Declares Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional
    The Illinois Supreme Court struck down a State law that set caps on noneconomic (pain and suffering and mental anguish) damages.  That law placed a cap of $1,000,000 on noneconomic damage awards against hospitals and $500,000 against…
  • Aug 27

    Owning Up to Errors May Actually Benefit Hospital

    Owning Up to Errors May Actually Benefit Hospital
    The Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) reports on a medical error case arising at Baptist Children’s Hospital in Miami.  An 18-month old child suffered a severe brain injury when her breathing tube became dislodged while she was under…
  • Aug 27

    Federal Analysts Believe Rate of Medical Errors Increasing a Decade After Prominent Study

    Federal Analysts Believe Rate of Medical Errors Increasing a Decade After Prominent Study
    In November 1999, the Institute of Medicine (“IOM”) issued a comprehensive report, authored by 22 top medical experts, titled “To Err is Human” in which it  concluded that approximately 98,000 people die each year from preventable…
Rank this Week: 1551

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://blog.caesarnapoli.com/
  • May 4

    Some States Have Thousands More Drunk Drivers Than Other

    Some States Have Thousands More Drunk Drivers Than Other
    Nearly 10,000 Americans died from drunk driving collisions in 2014. Statistics show that alcohol is a factor in over 30% of driving fatalities. Drunk drivers tend to be young—26 to 29 is the highest risk age range—and…
  • Apr 26

    Hospice CEO Ordered Patient Executions by Text

    Hospice CEO Ordered Patient Executions by Text
    “If this f— would just die…” Those are not the words you’d expect to hear coming out of the mouth of a hospice CEO responsible for the care of hundreds of sick and elderly patients. According to an FBI warrant…
  • Apr 20

    Lead Contamination in NY Schools; How Many Years Did It Go Unnoticed?

    Lead Contamination in NY Schools; How Many Years Did It Go Unnoticed?
    Over 80 New York drinking water systems contain lead levels over the federal action limit, say Environmental Protection Agency records. The largest of these systems, located in Tarrytown, NY, supplies water to over 11,000 people. 16 of the…
Rank this Week: 2249

Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein Blog

Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein Blog

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

http://www.elkusandsisson.com/blog/
  • May 4

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

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

    Family Law is now on court

    Family Law is now on court
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  • Oct 28

    Shoplifting cases are very high risk case

    Shoplifting cases are very high risk case
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Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Preventing Injuries to Children on Playground

    Preventing Injuries to Children on Playground
    As a parent of young children, Miami Personal Injury Attorney Joseph Lipsky knows too well that for too many children, play time on school and park playgrounds don’t always end with smiling faces. Unfortunately, personal injuries,…
  • Apr 1

    Even Technology Needs Help to Prevent Car Accident

    Even Technology Needs Help to Prevent Car Accident
    Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds drivers to be careful in only relying upon a new car’s “accident avoidance” technology, rather than truly paying attention to your surroundings. According to a…
  • Mar 21

    Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise Across Florida

    Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise Across Florida
    A recent report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) confirms what Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky unfortunately knows too well, that the number of pedestrian wrongful deaths increased by 19 percent from 2009…
Rank this Week: 1924

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.rhodeislandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

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

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

    Rhode Island Statutory Arbitration

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

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

    How Insurance Companies Can Dictate the Value of your Personal Injury Case
    There is no single question that I receive more often than… “What is my case worth?”  Often, that is very tricky to answer, especially early on.  The fact is that only a verdict from a jury after trial is a final…
Rank this Week: 4752

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawyer.net/
  • May 4

    Tolling the Statute of Limitations in Tennessee Wrongful Death Case

    Tolling the Statute of Limitations in Tennessee Wrongful Death Case
    Under Tennessee law, family members of individuals wrongly killed as a result of another’s actions may sue for damages under the Tennessee Wrongful Death Statute.  However, wrongful death claims cannot be brought whenever a family…
  • Apr 27

    Immunity from Personal Injury for Tennessee Ski Resort

    Immunity from Personal Injury for Tennessee Ski Resort
    In most instances, when an individual has a claim for personal injury, negligence, or wrongful death against another individual or corporation, a lawsuit can be brought in federal or state court. While there are certain limitations on who can…
  • Apr 20

    Direct and Vicarious Liability In Tennessee – Can Employers Be Held Liable for Both?

    Direct and Vicarious Liability In Tennessee – Can Employers Be Held Liable for Both?
    When an employee causes an injury to another person while acting within the scope of his or her employment, many times an employer can also be held liable for such injuries under the idea of vicarious liability.  Thus, when a…
Rank this Week: 2298

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • May 4

    Real Trial Lawyers vs. Personal Injury Lawyer

    Real Trial Lawyers vs. Personal Injury Lawyer
    More-often-than-not, when meeting with a new client for the first time, I am asked about the chances that their case will go all the way to a trial.  The odds that any case will resolve through a jury verdict is very low.  The vast…
  • May 3

    New Florida Law: Police Departments Must Maintain Proper Protocols for Body Camera

    New Florida Law: Police Departments Must Maintain Proper Protocols for Body Camera
    A new Florida law governing the use of body cameras by law-enforcement agencies has gone into effect, requiring top brass to establish guidelines for the training of officers and use of the devices, as well as the retention of recorded…
  • Apr 25

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day
    Last Friday marked Earth Day, an annual celebration of environmentalism.  The headline event of Earth Day 2016 was having 175 countries sign the Paris Agreement, which represents a global commitment to reducing greenhouse gas…
Rank this Week: 4987

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury in Missouri and Illinois. By Todd N. Hendrickson.

http://stlouisinjurylawblog.com/
  • May 4

    Medical Errors Cause 700 Deaths Per Day

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

    Johnson & Johnson $498 Million Dollar Verdict

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

    Malpractice Insurance Premiums Hold

    Malpractice Insurance Premiums Hold
    Medscape reports that medical malpractice rates in three bellwether medical specialities are essentially flat in 2015, meaning there is little increase or decrease in the rates. Rates for obstetricions/gynecologists, internists and general…
Rank this Week: 3356

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4759

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • May 3

    Football Players at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury

    Football Players at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury
    Football can be a dangerous sport, even for players who do not sustain serious injuries on the field. Recently, more research has come to light on the link between football and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a disease…
  • Apr 30

    Evidence of Lack of Insurance Determined Irrelevant in Car Accident Claim

    Evidence of Lack of Insurance Determined Irrelevant in Car Accident Claim
    If a case proceeds to trial, generally the parties leave the issues to the jury to decide. However, the judge still has to make decisions throughout the trial, including ones involving the admissibility of evidence. Sometimes, these decisions…
  • Apr 28

    People Injured at Work May Be Able to Sue a Third Party

    People Injured at Work May Be Able to Sue a Third Party
    If you are injured at work in Illinois, workers’ compensation will normally cover your medical bills and some lost wages. Workers’ compensation laws allow workers who are injured on the job to recover compensation without having…
Rank this Week: 2320

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • May 2

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly
    Falling just one time can take away independence or even the life of an elderly loved one, which requires them to move into a nursing facility that provides extensive care. Unfortunately, falling is an all too common occurrence for seniors…
  • Apr 26

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division
    Preying on the elderly is a common problem in every city in the United States, including in Las Vegas where predators often attack the most vulnerable members of society. In November 2015, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson met the…
  • Apr 19

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    The number of adults 50 years and older in the U.S. is expected to increase more than 70 percent of where it was in the year 2000 to 132 million in total by 2020. The significant increase is attributed to the substantial number of baby…
Rank this Week: 2294

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/
  • Apr 29

    Georgia Accident Victim Says Social Media Company’s Negligence Caused Crash

    Georgia Accident Victim Says Social Media Company’s Negligence Caused Crash
    Distracted driving is a leading cause of car accidents. This is why “texting while driving” is illegal in Georgia and many other states. State law expressly forbids anyone from operating a motor vehicle “while using a…
  • Apr 22

    Georgia City Faces Wrongful Death Trial Over Teenager’s Suicide

    Georgia City Faces Wrongful Death Trial Over Teenager’s Suicide
    In Georgia, the family of a deceased person may file a wrongful death lawsuit if there is evidence that someone else’s negligent or criminal acts were the cause of death. A common example would be a person killed in a drunk driving…
  • Apr 15

    Georgia Hospital Not Liable for Hundreds of Forged Mammogram

    Georgia Hospital Not Liable for Hundreds of Forged Mammogram
    Employers are normally liable for the acts of their employees. In tort law this is known as vicarious liability. In Georgia, vicarious liability applies whenever an employee acts “by [the employer’s] command or in the prosecution…
Rank this Week: 4765

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/
  • Apr 29

    Researchers: Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer

    Researchers: Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer
    Actos is a medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes by keeping their blood glucose levels down. The medication is a member of a class of drugs, but only Actos seems to be linked to an increased risk for developing bladder…
  • Apr 27

    A Look at Total Knee Replacement Option

    A Look at Total Knee Replacement Option
    There is no question that more people are getting total knee replacements than ever before.  However, unlike with an organ transplant, when a patient undergoes the procedure, they are not getting a joint from a donor, but rather having…
  • Apr 23

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Old Spice Makers for Serious Rash

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Old Spice Makers for Serious Rash
    There are many different brands of deodorant on the market, and some work better for some people than others.  Most have tried a product that caused a little bit of irritation or a minor rash at some point in their lives, but it is…
Rank this Week: 2778

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: 3711

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: 2223

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

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

    Medical Malpractice and Social Media: Not a Good Mix

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

    Hospital Risk Management: Good or Bad?

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

    The Biggest Medical Malpractice Cases in History

    The Biggest Medical Malpractice Cases in History
    Even though doctors go through extensive training, they still sometimes make mistakes. Unfortunately, in some cases, these mistakes can have disturbing and devastating consequences. Here are ten of the most famous medical malpractice cases in…
Rank this Week: 3850

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
Rank this Week: 2303

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

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

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
Rank this Week: 4031

Syracuse Medical Malpractice…

Syracuse Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Malpractice Claim-prone Physician

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

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem

    “Problem Lists” Might Create More of a Problem
    Originally created by Dr. Lawrence Weed in the 1960s as a part of his recommendation for a problem-oriented medical record, a problem list, distilled to its basic form, is a document that states the most important health problems facing a…
Rank this Week: 4949

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/
  • Apr 26

    How Do I Find a Mesothelioma Lawyer in Roanoke?

    How Do I Find a Mesothelioma Lawyer in Roanoke?
    It’s hard to believe that after all we have learned about the dangers of Asbestos, that we are still finding out that hard working Americans are still be exposed to the extremely dangerous fibers everyday while on the job. Even though…
  • Apr 19

    Two Serious Motorcycle Accidents Send Four to Area Hospital

    Two Serious Motorcycle Accidents Send Four to Area Hospital
    Sadly, a Franklin County man died Saturday after being run over by a tractor trailer on Route 220.  Reports indicate that motorcyclist,Carl Edward Pence, 35, struck a deer and had been separated from his motorcycle when struck by the…
  • Apr 15

    The Thomson Law Firm is Giving Away Helmets at Lincoln Terrace Elementary Today

    The Thomson Law Firm is Giving Away Helmets at Lincoln Terrace Elementary Today
    I’m excited about today because I will be visiting with some terrific fourth and fifth graders at Lincoln Terrace Elementary School.  During our visit, the students will learn about their brains and the reasons why they need to…
Rank this Week: 3888

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2243