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 – especially when it comes to personal injury lawsuits. Even TV dramas tend to leave out … Continue reading What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claims
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 about the dollar amounts in the settlements; instead, it is about the subject. Stella Liebeck … Continue reading The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
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 always considered malpractice, and often the term itself is misunderstood by the public – as well … Continue reading Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
Whiplash is a generic term used to describe soft tissue injuries that occur in the neck muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This type of injury is most commonly seen in rear-end collisions, but it is not a formal medical diagnosis, since it cannot be substantiated via tests or scans. Nevertheless, it is an established fact that, … Continue reading What Compensation Can You Get for Whiplash Injuries?
Medication manufacturers – whether of a prescription medication or over-the-counter medication – can be held liable for any dangerous side effects that occur with their medications. However, there are limitations to this rule, and not all manufacturers are held to the same standards when dangerous side effects occur. Therefore, if you have suffered from side … Continue reading Is a Drug Company Liable for Side Effects?
After you are injured, you may find yourself facing excess medical costs, time away from work, and even a loss of ability to return to your old job. Because these financial losses will continue to increase, you may explore your options for compensation. If, however, you partially contributed to your injury or you suspect you … Continue reading What if I Contributed to My Injuries in My Personal Injury Case?
After an accident, you expect that the person truly responsible will take responsibility for their actions. You may be a safe driver who follows the rules of the road, but what if you were in an accident where it is difficult to determine who is at fault? In these situations, it is always important to … Continue reading In an Accident? Look out for Staged Accidents
Black Friday is all about the deals and, of course, the doorbusters. But, in order to get those deals, you have to be willing to show up to the retail store early and fight your way through the doors. People have proven that they can become vicious in these situations – and sometimes even violent. … Continue reading Can You Sue for Black Friday Injuries?
It happens more often than people may realize. A hard-working employee is concerned about their health and they see their primary physician. The physician does not find anything, leaving the employee to live with the condition or issue longer. A few months later, the employee seeks a second opinion from another physician, the symptoms having … Continue reading Medical Malpractice Claims and Employment Issues
Takata Corporation – a manufacturer of vehicle safety devices, including airbags, seatbelts, and car seats – is now facing multiple fines, lawsuits, and the loss of business due to the revelation that their airbags were manufactured improperly, potentially resulting in fragments of the airbag causing serious injuries upon deployment. Honda Motor Corp. has now defected … Continue reading The Takata Lawsuit Is Now Expanding