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- What Do Pain and Suffering Damages Include?
One of the types of damages that personal injury victims may be able to receive compensation for is pain and suffering. It is important for plaintiffs to understand what is considered “pain and suffering” in the court that has jurisdiction of the case.
- Legal Value of Videos in a Car Which Capture an Accident/Event
Individuals who are injured in an automotive accident or another event may benefit from having a video of such accident or event. Such footage may provide significant value in legal claims.
- When a Dental Malpractice Mistake Happens, Patients Have Options
by Cantor Crane
Across the US, dental malpractice cases happen much more frequently than you might expect. It might not sound to be such a big issue, but on the contrary, mistakes made by a dentist can have long-term affects. These affects can be associated with cosmetic deformities, excessive pain, disease misdiagnosis and in rare cases even lead to death.
- Remote Texter Liability
As more and more areas crack down on distracted driving, a new theory may hold other individuals partially liable for accidents caused by distracted driving. This theory is referred to as “remote texter liability,” and involves the assessment of whether a person not in the vehicle who texts a driver should share in the responsibility of the accident.
- Actos Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Takeda Illegally Promoted Diabetes Drug for Patients with Prediabetes
Takeda Pharmaceuticals is facing a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that the company promoted its diabetes drug Actos to patients with prediabetes, despite the fact that it was never approved for this use by the FDA. Studies have shown that patients who use Actos may be more likely to be diagnosed with bladder cancer.
- Defending Claims of Employer Retaliation in San Diego
California has witnessed a significant rise in the number of employer retaliation cases in the past few years. The exposure to San Diego employers is significant and it is important to tighten employment contracts, policy and procedure and employee manuals, as well as internal processes for responding to and documenting employee complaints.
- Hit and Run Accidents
Anyone who has ever been involved in a car accident knows that it can be a traumatic, stressful experience, especially when someone is seriously injured.
- Hover Board Injuries
Hover boards are a popular toy item that teens and pre-teens are particularly drawn to. However, hover boards have been a frequent source of injury for children who use them.
- Law Enforcement Liability and the Special Relationship Doctrine
While the general rule is that law enforcement officers are not legally liable for failing to protect a citizen, there are exceptions to this rule. One such exception is the special relationship doctrine.
- Talcum Powder Products Linked to Ovarian Cancer Risk, Hundreds of Lawsuits Filed
Women who used talcum powder products for feminine hygiene may be at risk of developing ovarian cancer. More than 1,200 lawsuit have been filed against Johnson & Johnson by women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder, Shower to Shower, or other talc products sold by the company.