Personal Injury Lawyers in the USA
Personal Injury Lawyers in the USA Other Countries
All Articles »Personal Injury Lawyers USA - Recent Legal Articles
- Patchett v. Lee Opinion: What It Says and How It Effects Indiana Personal Injury Claims
Earlier this year The Indiana Supreme Court Was Asked Whether Medicare, Medicaid, and HIP payments could be introduced as evidence of the reasonable cost of medical treatment. Their answer is a surprise to most injury lawyers in the state and does damage to personal injury cases where payments for treatment were provided by a state-funded insurance program.
- California’s 2017 Cell Phone Law Affect on Car Accident Liability
The 2017 new California law restricting cell phone use in cars was designed to further reduce the number of auto accidents and injuries caused by the use of cell phones. Starting January 1, 2017, it will be a violation of the California vehicle code not simply if a driver texts someone while driving but in many other instances. While the intent of the law is admirable, the new law unfortunately may do little to reduce the number of cell phone accidents and injuries.
- Understanding Elder Abuse
Every year, hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable part of the population are negatively impacted by elder abuse. Elder abuse victims may be vulnerable – both mentally and physically. They may also be frail or even helpless against their abuser.
- Dealing with Elder Abuse
As more individuals age, life expectancy increases, medical technologies are advanced and the Baby Boomer generation takes its rightful spot as the older generation, instances of elder abuse increase. In order to determine how to deal with elder abuse, you must be able to understand it and detect it.
- Child Abuse Myths
Cases of child abuse range from one side of the world to the other. These issues have been in existence for hundreds of years, and only recently have these problems been addressed through laws and litigation.
- Infections from Contaminated Medical Scopes: Who is Liable?
When the very tools designed to keep patients healthy are the ones that put them at risk, who is responsible?
- Thousands of Talcum Powder Lawsuits Filed Against Johnson & Johnson by Ovarian, Uterine Cancer Victims
Johnson & Johnson faces thousands of lawsuits filed on behalf of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer or uterine cancer after using the company's talcum baby powder products. Earlier this year, two juries in St. Louis, Missouri awarded damages of $72 million and $55 million in a pair of lawsuits filed on behalf of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder, Shower to Shower, or other talcum powder products sold by Johnson & Johnson.
- How the Causation Element Works in Florida Personal Injury
In Florida, personal injury lawsuits require that the plaintiff show that the defendant(s) directly caused or substantially contributed to the injuries at-issue. Read on to learn more about causation.
- 13 Mistakes that Can Hurt Your Car Accident Case and the Compensation You're Entitled To
Car accident cases involving personal injury can be stressful, tedious, and confusing. They are not to be handled alone. A highly-experienced personal injury lawyer will be able to guide you in the right direction and ensure that you don’t make any mistakes that can hurt your case. But little mistakes can put huge dents in your car accident case. Some result from traps set up by defense attorneys and insurance companies. Here’s a list of 13 mistakes that could hurt your car accident case.
- Distracted Driving in Oregon State
The number of deaths and injuries that occur in the United States from traffic accidents are astounding, and more than half of them involve a cell phone!