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18 Apr 2014, 1:55 pm
When a person suffers injury as a result of conditions on a property that fail to meet the current building code standards - either by state or local ordinance - this could be grounds for filing a premises liability lawsuit. Of course, there are exceptions, which is why it's important to have your case carefully examined by an experienced personal injury lawyer in Montgomery before proceeding. The Alabama Supreme Court weighed this issue in the 2005 case of Parker Bldg. Servs. Co. v. Lightsey.… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 12:07 pm by Steven Sweat
Medical liens on personal injury settlements in California can complicate the final resolution and payment of medical bills related to an accident claim.  Depending upon the type of lien asserted and other factors, the injured party may have their award reduced or be stuck holding the bag for the costs of certain services if liens […]The post Medical Liens on Personal Injury Settlements in California appeared first on Personal Injury Lawyers | Glotzer & Sweat LLP. [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 9:23 am by Pete Strom
Federal Government Released Health Care Payment Info to Get Public’s Help with Medicare Fraud On Wednesday, April 9th, the federal government finally released information about payments from Medicare and Medicaid to doctors, and the numbers were astounding in many cases. Local reports across the country picked up on potential Medicaid and Medicare fraud in various states after […] [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 9:23 am by Pete Strom
Motion Filed to Consolidate AndroGel Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits On March 28th, plaintiffs filed a motion to consolidate all lawsuits against AndroGel, manufactured by AbbVie Inc and Abbott Laboratories, into one multidistrict litigation (MDL). The motion requested that the AndroGel testosterone therapy lawsuits be consolidated in the US District Court of Illinois. Plaintiffs requested the motion because […] [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 9:23 am by Pete Strom
As Part of Whistleblower Lawsuit, Lance Armstrong Lists Names of Those Who Supported Doping After insisting he would never “rat out” fellow teammates that allegedly supported his doping during his long cycling career, Lance Armstrong filed court documents on Wednesday, April 9th, in which he named those who supplied him with performance-enhancing drugs as part […] [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 8:31 am by tracy
By Tracy Manzer, Senior Editor of Content An Illinois judge last month dismissed the first apparent legal action related to Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, but it sounds like the possible legal implications for the airline are far from over. According to the Wall Street Journal, a Cook County judge dismissed a petition for discovery seeking […] [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 8:31 am by Louthian Law Firm
April is National Car Care Month. Why does a personal injury attorney care about car care? Because poor maintenance is one of the causes of vehicle accidents. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says about one out every five accidents is caused by faulty vehicle maintenance or vehicle defects. It’s the responsibility of manufacturers to produce quality vehicles and parts without defect, but it’s your responsibility to maintain the car or truck once you own… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 7:58 am
Automobile insurance can be a lifesaver if you are in an accident and your car is totaled. Not many of us are prepared for the unexpected expenses of an unexpected accident. But what happens if someone else causes an automobile accident, in which you are injured, yet they have no auto insurance at all. Unfortunately, the likelihood of being involved in an auto accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist is much higher than it should be. The good news is, Alabama, like many other states,… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 7:50 am by Tenn And Tenn
If you have been injured in a NH motorcycle or car accident, the first thing you want to know is how long it is going to take for you to physically recover. Injuries sustained due to someone else’s negligence are frustrating. They can leave you with many questions as to how you will be able to work again, support your family and yourself and how to regain the quality of life you once had. What Compensation Am I Entitled To? You are eligible to recover benefits for any lost wages, medical bills… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 7:47 am by jason
Bicycle accidents and auto accidents, technically, are treated identically under California law. The rules of determining who is at fault are the same. As a practical matter, they really are treated differently. And the reason they’re treated differently has to do with what city or county the case is handled in. There are certain places where there is hostility towards bicycle riders, and we have to overcome that as lawyers. There are other places where bicycle riding is viewed in a very… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 7:29 am by Goldstein & Hayes
Every year, 2.5 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury, according to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. Brain injuries may result from many causes, including car accidents, falls, toxic substances, improper medications, and mishandled medical procedures. In many … Continue reading →The post IDENTIFYING A BRAIN INJURY appeared first on Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys | Goldstein & Hayes PC. [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 6:41 am by Louthian Law Firm
I mean that literally . . . can you dig it? Like a big hole in the back yard for a swimming pool. Or a little hole in the front yard for a new mailbox post. Or a medium-sized hole in the side yard for a nice shade tree. Even if the ground is soft enough, and even if the shovel is sharp enough, and even if you’re strong enough . . . don’t dig until you’ve been smart enough to call 811, a free service for homeowners, excavators and contractors who plan to dig, grade, drill or… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 6:04 am by steinlaw
While driving around over the last few days, I have seen some really bad driving. This has been especially troubling with some of the recent cases that I have had in my office, including seeing a fatality. People need to... [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 6:00 am by Louthian Law Firm
Motorcoaches are a popular way to travel. The Greyhound slogan was “Leave the driving to us,” and many thousands of people do leave the driving to Greyhound and other motorcoach operators every year. In 2010, U.S. motorcoach companies provided nearly 700 million passenger trips, second only to the airlines. Bus transportation is generally safe, but when an accident does happen, there are likely to be multiple victims. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 5:19 am by Pope & Jaburek
With a number of automobile manufacturer recalls making headlines, it’s easy to see why other consumer product recalls are quickly forgotten.  SRAM customers will finally be able to repair the hydraulic brakes on their recalled bikes.  The company also noted that men and women not wanting to wait for the redesigned hydraulic brakes will have their recalled parts swapped out for mechanical systems for free.  SRAM dealers will also give the customers a check for $200 for their… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 4:56 am by chrisstevelaw
Generally speaking, slip and fall accidents can be categorized into two types: Indoor accidents Outdoor accidents With each type, the chance of serious injury is very real. Indoor injuries typically occur at some sort of commercial establishment, such as a supermarket. In many cases, these involve a foreign substance, such as a liquid, that leads to the accident. Outdoor injuries, on the other hand, typically involve some type of foreign substance or defect. For example, this type of accident could… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 3:00 am by Matt Powell
In a recent report, a pitbull breeder was questioned on the match that led to an offspring named Nico.  Nico is a 130-pound dog and was involved in a vicious attack that led to the death of a four-year-old girl last month. The breeder of Niko was questioned when it was learned that several others who received offspring from the stud (Kimbo) reported instability in their dogs.  Another man reported that Kimbo has attacked him, breaking his arm in the process and that he had warned the… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 1:22 pm by Raúl
Jarve Kaplan Granato Starr, LLC, a personal injury law firm in Marlton, New Jersey, has launched an Essentials website. The law firm of Jarve Kaplan Granato Starr, LLC concentrates its practice on serious personal injury matters and civil litigation. Consisting solely of trial lawyers, the firm regularly represents catastrophically injured individuals. The Marlton personal injury lawyers at Jarve Kaplan Granato Starr, LLC have obtained numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 1:10 pm by oliver
Wheels squeal in disagreement as the brakes are applied suddenly, too late to prevent the crunch of metal on metal. [read post]