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DUI Accidents Involving Personal Injury

January 10, 2013

Accidents involving driving under the influence are often harmful in terms of legal consequences, but have you considered the potential for financial consequences? While it’s true that in virtually all states DUI convictions result in hundreds or even thousands of dollars in fines and fees, but what many people don’t realize is that some drivers […]

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Drowsy Driving Nightmares

January 9, 2013

According to a recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every 24 U.S. adults admits that they have recently fallen asleep while they were driving. This is a terrifying statistic because it means that the odds are high that someone is asleep behind the wheel near you every […]

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Toy Recalls: Have you Checked your Child’s Gifts?

January 8, 2013

Every year there are at least 10,000 units impacted by toy recalls, and this can cause massive issues if you are not careful. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), only 34 toys were recalled in 2011, but this still caused well over 10,000 units to be considered unsafe. Although stores are supposed to […]

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Consequences of a Misdiagnosed Stroke

December 21, 2012

Having a stroke is possibly one of the most dangerous medical events a person can experience. Strokes can be lethal, but they can also lead to a lifetime of difficulty, including paralysis, difficulty with speech and more. While medical science certainly has progressed in its fight to prevent and treat strokes, they unfortunately do still […]

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Vehicle Black Boxes: Will they Make or Break Your Case?

December 20, 2012

If you thought so-called “black boxes” were only for airplanes, think again. The truth is, black boxes are already installed in many motor vehicles, and recent legal developments may soon see them as a requirement in all automobiles. What is a Black Box? A black box is essentially a device that captures and records the […]

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Brain Injuries: Understanding Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI)

November 24, 2012

Traumatic brain injuries are never an easy thing to deal with, both for the person who suffers such an injury and their loved ones. Even more difficult, however, is brain trauma that results in a diffuse axonal injury, or DAI. People who suffer a diffuse axonal injury may face special challenges that others will not, […]

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The Great (Dry) Wall of China: International Product Liability?

November 8, 2012

When you purchase a home or business structure, you expect it to meet certain quality and safety design standards, including those related to health. Unfortunately, many people across the United States have recently been finding out the hard way that not all contractors and builders are playing by the same rules. In fact, recent lawsuits […]

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Trespassers Injured on Construction Sites – Can They Sue?

October 20, 2012

The short answer to this question is yes, but it is a qualified yes. Anyone can file a lawsuit requesting a court date for an initial hearing. The problems begin when the case is presented at the preliminary hearing. A lawsuit is a legal pleading for the court to grant the right to have a […]

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Deadly Medicine: Pharmaceutical Lawsuits

September 24, 2012

There is no question that medical advances over the past century have saved millions of lives. New drugs used to be released on a far less common basis than they are today and usually only after stringent approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It now seems, however, that a new drug is hitting […]

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Warning: Dangerous Roads Ahead

September 21, 2012

Driving can be a liberating and exciting experience, but if you’re not careful, it can also be deadly. The fact is that road hazards, such as potholes, crumbling shoulders and uneven pavement, can all cause accidents, even for the most careful drivers. Why Road Hazards Occur Like anything else in life, roads are not perfect. […]

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