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- When Defective Products Cause a Wrongful Death
Product manufacturers must ensure their products are safe from defects that can cause injuries or fatalities. When companies fail in this duty, customers are exposed to the risk of injury or death while using the product. When death occurs because of a defective product, survivors of the deceased can filed a wrongful death lawsuit to recover damages.
- Is There a Statute of Limitations When It Comes to Workplace Injury?
The statute of limitations provides a time limit in which a plaintiff can bring a lawsuit without it being time barred by the court. With few exceptions, if this time limit passes, the plaintiff will be forever barred from bringing the suit. Like other types of claims, there is usually an applicable statute of limitations.
- Do I Have a Personal Injury Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer
If you have been injured in an automotive accident, slip and fall or workplace accident, your immediate reaction may be to sue the party responsible for your injuries. However, not all cases warrant an attorney’s involvement. Furthermore, attorneys may refuse to take a case if it is not worth the attorney’s time or experience.
- Workplace Hazards & Accidents: Fear of Employer Retaliation in Pennsylvania
Can an employer retaliate when a worker files an OSHA complaint or files for workers’ compensation benefits?
- Civil Consequences of a DWI
A few weeks ago, we discussed the criminal consequences of a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge in Texas. This article covers some of the civil (i.e. non-criminal) consequences that you might face as a result of a DWI charge.
- Tesla Model S a Fire Trap?
Tesla Motors is known for their cutting edge electric vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating in every subcategory without exception, setting a new record for the lowest likelihood of injury to occupants (Tesla Motors).
- New California Law Seeks to Protect Youth Football Players from Brain Injuries
Youth football players are at risk for brain injury due to their sport, and a new law in California, AB 2127, seeks to reduce injuries to the brain, such as concussions, among young football players. California joins many other states in combating the growing concern that young football players are sustaining head injuries playing middle school and high school contact sports.
- Nursing Home Neglect May Result in Death of Patients
When our loved ones grow old and sick, families can feel a sense of relief knowing that when they are put into a nursing home they will receive the 24 hour a day care that they truly need. Having grandma and grandpa live at home may be nice for the family, but you and your spouse are not certified to give true medical attention that they need, and working full time in the midst is not helpful for them either.
- Another Drug on the Market with Undisclosed Side Effects
Since the time we were children, we have heard that medications will make all of our problems go away. After years of testing, and product consumption, people are now starting to realize that there are unwanted side effects for almost every medication out on the market today.
- A California Tenant’s Guide to Seeking Compensation Against Landlords After a Slip and Fall Injury
Living as a tenant in a apartment or house in California requires payment of monthly rent to your landlord. Clearly, it is your obligation to pay rent in exchange for living at a property that is owned by another.