The 411 of Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is when a person suffers an injury due to a hospital, doctor, or healthcare professional's negligence. This negligence could come in the form of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health…
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Wrongful Death Lawsuits

What is Wrongful Death? According to Cornell Law School, wrongful death is “a death caused by the wrongful act of another, either accidentally or intentionally.” At one time, a wrongful death claim could only be brought about by the deceased…
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Knee Replacement Lawsuits: Loosening, Pain, and Recalls

When a person decides to have a knee replacement, their quality of life has diminished to the point where they chose to give up past enjoyments such as sports or recreational activities to live free from persistent pain. After seeking out the…
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Hunting Accidents: the facts and how to get help

Hunting accidents, while uncommon, leave devastating consequences. The steps you take following such an occurrence determines how you navigate the aftermath of such an unfortunate event.  Substantial injuries are an inherent risk in hunting.…
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Construction accident: workers’ comp or third party claim?

In 2018, OSHA reported one of every five fatalities in the private industry was in construction. The top reasons for these 591 construction workers' deaths: the “Fatal Four.” Falls, being struck by an object, electrocution, and caught-in…
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Essure: permanent birth control or permanent problem?

On August 20, 2020, Bayer released a statement announcing 90% of the U.S. Essure claims would be resolved with a 1.6 billion dollar payout. At the time of the press release, there were a total of 39,000 claims of device-related injuries. Bayer…

The Legal Woes of Elmiron

The trouble with Johnson & Johnson's talc baby powder was not the last of their legal woes. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is now adding to the legal battles. One particular medication, Elmiron, has presented…
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Motorcycle accidents increase during Covid-19 pandemic

The country is full-fledged in the middle of a pandemic. Some areas remain shutdown; others have restricted hours or operation standards for business. Numerous have regulations against group sizes. This grasp to control the spread via restrictions…
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Johnson & Johnson Talcum Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits

In what appeared to be a breakthrough, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) pulled the trigger on ceasing sales of its talc-based baby powder. Don't assume this cessation is admission to guilt.  J&J's May 19th, 2020 statement stated due to…
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COVID-19, Nursing Homes, and Long-term Care: A perfect storm

It is no secret that nursing homes are hot spots for infectious diseases. A recent New York Times article found over 135,000 residents and staff members of nursing homes and long term care facilities tested positive for COVID-19. To date 1/3…