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Florida Supreme Court Leaves Questions for Medical Malpractice Law

January 6, 2014

On December 12, 2013, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion expressing its disapproval of a 2011 Florida law that placed restrictions on the ability of expert witnesses to testify in medical malpractice cases. The law allows Florida-licensed medical professionals to present expert testimony in medical malpractice cases, but requires out-of-state medical professionals to get […]

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Toxic Mold and Your Business Liability

October 27, 2013

(U.S. Personal Injury Law and generally) Owning a commercial business or managing a property can be hard work, but many individuals gladly accept this burden due to the benefits that come along with it. Unfortunately for these people, the benefits also come with great responsibilities. One issue that business owners, property managers and even landlords […]

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Incretin Mimetics MDL Established in California District Court

September 30, 2013

Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza are all diabetes treatments in a class of drugs known as incretin mimetics. Used to stabilize blood glucose levels in patients who suffer Type 2 diabetes, the medications have been linked to potentially life-threatening side effects including an increased risk of acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Since their launch on […]

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The Injuries Sustained from Tattoos and How to Avoid Them

September 18, 2013

There are a variety of ways in which people can express their unique character, and getting a tattoo is a route that many individuals choose to accomplish this end. People opt for tattoos that are as simple as their child’s name to as complex as full body artwork. Unfortunately, tattoos also present an inherent risk […]

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No-Fault Law When an Accident Occurs: How does this Affect an Injury Claim?

September 5, 2013

Many individuals in the United States are able to rest comfortably knowing that they’ll be compensated by another person’s insurance if that individual causes them to be involved in an auto accident. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case in some states. States that have “no-fault” laws actually make it difficult for injured victims to recover fair […]

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A Heated Court Room Battle Rages Against Johnson and Johnson’s in the De Puy Hip Implant Recall Case

September 3, 2013

Plaintiffs in a heated court room battle against Johnson and Johnson’s De Puy, the manufacturer of an allegedly defective artificial hip implants, scored an impressive victory last week when Judge Brian R. Martinotti, a New Jersey Superior Court judge, denied Johnson and Johnson International’s attempt to separate the bellwether trials of Barbara Gullo and Kevin […]

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Why Lawsuits Against Truck Companies are Different

August 30, 2013

Proving negligence in an auto accident frequently boils down to showing that a driver violated a traffic law. Violating a traffic law is often dispositive in proving who was at fault and therefore, who must compensate the victim for losses as a result of the accident.  Every jurisdiction has statutory rules of the road.  If […]

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PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing: The Preemption Puzzle & Product Liability

August 28, 2013

Drug manufacturers have a duty to provide adequate warnings to consumers about the dangers their drugs present.  If a drug manufacturer knows or should have known about a risk of injury and fails to adequately disclose it, then under the product liability law theory of “failure-to-warn” the manufacturer may be liable to a consumer who […]

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Injuries After Running a Red Light Caught on Camera: What Are My Rights in Court?

August 25, 2013

Injuries After Running a Red Light Caught on Camera: What Are My Rights in Court? If you cause an accident by running a red light, it is assumable that the Court will find you “at fault” for the accident. This type of ruling has been pretty standard until the implementation of red light cameras. Now, […]

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Genuine Whiplash Victims Should Be Given the Justice They Deserve Says Transport Select Committee

August 7, 2013

Whiplash injuries can arise from motor accidents and can have debilitating consequences for those who suffer them. It is appropriate that people injured in motor accidents through no fault of their own should be able to claim compensation from the party which caused the injury. This is the conclusion from the Transport Select Committee released […]

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