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Articles written by lawyers and expert witnesses worldwide
explaining the different aspects of Personal Injury.


New Study Confirms Actos Bladder Cancer Link

The diabetes drug Actos has been linked to Bladder Cancer. Litigation is now underway as a new study confirms the actos bladder cancer link....

Z-Pak Linked to Sudden Heart Attacks

The antibiotic Zithromax (Z-Pak) has been linked to sudden Heart Attacks. The law firm of Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P.C. is investigating cases of...

Atlanta Criminal Defense Attorneys Discuss Sexual Assault Charges against Taxi Driver

Recent sexual abuse and assault charges against 55-year-old Pesure Alshahapy of Tucker, Georgia, could cost the man his livelihood and land him...

Distracted Driving Can Cause Fatal Car Accidents in Florida

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 3,000 people died in 2010 from distracted driving-related car...

Doctrine of Attractive Nuisance: Alabama’s Child Safety Exemption to General Premises Liability Law

This article discusses the doctrine of attractive nuisance, a significant exception to the general principles of Alabama premises liability law....

Dangers of Fourth of July Fireworks

The potential dangers of Fourth of July fireworks are well known, yet every year, there are hundreds of injuries. A study by the U.S. Product...

One Summer Worry - Boating Accidents

Operating a boat on the water is comparable with operating a motor vehicle on land: accidents happen. Just as a driver of a motor vehicle can...

Medical Malpractice Areas Responsible for Causing Birth Injuries Part 2

Part 2 of a two part blog about birth injuries from medical malpractice. Part 1 was posted June 25th. This is part two of a two part article...

Car Accidents - 3. Causation

Just because an insurance company agrees that its insured is responsible for causing an accident does not automatically mean that it will agree...

How the Drinking Culture is Increasing the Potential for Personal Injury - United Kingdom

From nightclub brawls, to drink driving, to alcohol related accidents, anyone has experienced British nightlife and pubs will have some...

Declining Patient Rights and Medical Malpractice Reform

The real outcome of tort reform is the limiting of sick and injured people’s rights and the stunning profits of insurance companies. The...

Venue Rules in Truck and Car Accident Cases

After a truck accident in Pennsylvania, an accident victim will want to recover for personal injuries and property damages. If the accident...

Legal Aspects of Wrongful Death Simplified

Wrongful death is the most depressing type of personal injury, as there is nothing more afflicting than losing your loved one due to the...

What to Do if You Suffer a Slip and Fall

Claim for the losses if you slip and fall due to neglect of some other entity. It is difficult to establish a personal injury case without...

Appoint a Lawyer to Recover Wrongful Death Compensation

Death of a loved one left a family grief stricken, but they have to file a lawsuit if such death occurs due to neglect of some others. A...

How to File an Oregon Funeral Home Abuse Case

Losing a loved one is hard enough without having to fight the Oregon funeral home, crematorium, or cemetery. But many people every year are...

Can You Make a No Win No Fee Accident Claim?

Who says that filing a legal claim for getting compensation is possible only for those who have got some sort of financial back-up? The law and...

Notice on Individual Income Tax on the Work Related Injury Insurance - China

The State Administration of Taxation has issued the Notice regarding the Policy of the Individual Income Tax on the Work-related Injury...

Medical Malpractice Areas Responsible for Causing Birth Defects Part 1

If your child has birth defects as the result of medical malpractice, you probably have many questions. View this two part article about the...

Fees of a Personal Injury Lawyer in Los Angeles

When it comes to hiring a personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles, one finds abundant options to choose from. Apart from the experience,...

Truck Accident Claim: Using a Driver Qualification File as Evidence

If you were in a truck accident, consider filing a claim. Contact an Atlanta truck accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Shane Smith today to...

The Rhode Island Veterans Diversion Program

Criminal Charges against Veterans who complete the Rhode Island Veterans Diversion Program are dismissed. The program itself is therapeutic,...

Personal Injury Lawyer: 4 Important Things to Know about Personal Injury Action

Are you considering taking Georgia personal injury action? Contact an Atlanta personal injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Shane Smith today and...

Choosing the Right Personal Injury Law Firm

People who experience a serious personal injury can find themselves needing legal representation for several reasons. If the accident has caused...

Should You Consult with a Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyer if Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Unfortunately, many people have the misconception that Kansas City personal injury lawyers only represent those injured in car accidents. The...

An Arizona Dog Bite Attorney Protects the Rights of Injured Victims

A dog bite or attack can be extremely serious, often leaving the victim with permanent scarring or disfigurement. Should you consult with an...

How Arizona Amputation Injury Lawyers Help Those Who Suffer Life Changing Injuries Due to Negligence

Were you injured in an accident caused by another person/party, and that resulted in the loss of a limb? It is critical that you seek the legal...

Co-Employee Liability for Alabama Workplace Injury Claims

Under Alabama workers' compensation law, injured employees are generally not allowed to pursue claims against co-employees. This article...

Assumption of the Risk Doctrine in Pennsylvania Personal Injury Cases

Assumption of the Risk is a rule that is used by Defendants in civil lawsuits. Assumption of the Risk is a potential defense, or way to defend a...

Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

When you are injured in a fall or in an auto accident, you are going to need professional representation that will make sure that your voice is...

Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation from Medical Malpractice

Children with developmental disabilities reach developmental milestones such as crawling, walking, talking, social behaviors, and learning,...

Summertime, Kids and Injuries

As parents we look forward to all types of summer time fun with our kids. In addition to fun there is also an element of risk and potential...

Tips to Qualify for Social Security Disability

Social Security disability insurance is specifically designed to help people who suffer from certain severe conditions. There are two major...

Three Types of Claims for Falls on Ice at a Business Property in Pennsylvania Personal Injury Cases

If you fall on ice while a customer or patron of a business, there are 3 main types of claims. They are sometimes misunderstood. In...

Skateboarding Accidents – What to Do in the Aftermath

  By HG.org
Skateboarding has been around for decades and so have the dangers associated with it. Commonly, skateboarding accident victims are children and...

Basics of Oregon Bus Accident Lawsuits

If you've been injured by a bus, you may need help to file a claim and get compensation. Buses are usually public transportation, which can make...

Driver Negligence and Distraction: A Nationwide Concern

Distracted driving and driver negligence is the main culprit behind auto accidents. If drivers were to execute more caution, thousands of lives...

Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims

When you become injured at work, you may assume that you are entitled to worker’ compensation benefits, but what happens when your claim gets...

The Dangers of Swimming Pools

A brief explanation of swimming pools, their dangers, and how parents can ensure their children’s safety in and near the water. Every year, 283...

Brain Cooling for Newborns with HIE to Help Prevent Permanent Brain Damage

Brain cooling is a procedure which is helping infants suffering from HIE to reduce brain damage, including reducing the chances for cerebral...

Accidents: The Leading Cause of Death and Injury in Children

The leading cause of death in young children is accidents. Accidents are preventable and when a negligent adult or other entity is responsible,...

Veterans Contracting Hepatitis B from Unclean Colonoscopy Equipment

Medical malpractice refers to any doctor or practitioner that fails to meet the government standard of health care which then results in a...

Birth Injuries – Cerebral Palsy / Erb’s Palsy/ Brachial Plexus

In the case of Erb’s palsy, the network of nerves running from the base of the neck through the shoulder can be stretched or broken during...

Construction Accidents – Cranes and Scaffolding

In order to sue a contractor or employer in a scaffolding or crane construction accident, you must prove which section of the Labor Code was...

A 72 Hour Fall Watch Should be in Place After a Nursing Home Fall

After a nursing home fall occurs, the patient should be put on a 72 hour fall watch where there will be a series of thorough assessments to make...

SCV and SFV Motorcycle Accident Attorney Mason Rashtian Discusses Motorcycle Accidents

A report prepared by Governors Highway Safety Association reveals that in 2009, motorcyclist traffic fatalities in the United States dropped by...

2 Most Dangerous Freeways in California

Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere in Los Angeles but there are particular roads that are considered “accident-magnet” because of the...

Is it Possible to Sue the Negligent Driver for Pain and Suffering in Michigan?

If you live in Michigan, you probably know the premise behind no-fault auto insurance law, but you may not know that your ability to bring a...

How to Write a Demand Letter to an Insurance Company after an Injury

If you've been injured, you can send a demand letter to the at-fault driver's insurance company to begin the negotiation process for...

Lawyer Explains the Differences between Motorcycle and Auto Crashes

Michigan no-fault insurance is designed to make sure anyone involved in auto accidents in Michigan has their medical needs paid for and any...

Wrongful Death Claim from Medical Malpractice

When a family loses a member of their family because of the negligence of a doctor, nurse, or hospital, they have a right to be compensated....

Concealing the Risks of Dangerous Drugs

As more drug developers continue to conceal the potential risks of new drugs or medical devices, the frequency in which personal injury lawsuits...

Philadelphia Injury Attorney Discusses SEPTA Crashes Resulting in Serious Injury to Philadelphia Residents

SEPTA Drivers Cheating Red Lights and Stop Signs One Reason for Injuries says Attorney Weitzman - During a recent segment on FOX 29, personal...

Interrogatories in Personal Injury Cases

Interrogatories are a discovery tool in personal injury cases. Interrogatories are a routine part of personal injury lawsuits. They are a set of...

Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit - A Message from your Boca Raton Injury Attorney

When you or a loved one suffers injuries due to another person’s negligence, you may have a claim for damages against the responsible person....

Hang Up, Turn Off, Pay Attention and Drive

As part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and to help our children make safer driving decisions...

Seat Belt Use, So Easy, So Quick and So Effective

Recently as I was driving with my son, we came upon several state police troopers with lights flashing parked on the side of the highway. Off of...

What to do After an Auto Accident

There are specific actions you can take to protect your best interests after a collision. Once you take the necessary steps, you should contact...

Drowning Still among Leading Causes of Child Death

New data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission lists drowning as one of the leading causes of death to children. The U.S. Consumer...

Are State Workers’ Comp Plans Effective? OSHA Will Decide

For many years now, the Occupational safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has played a big role in making sure that the federal program...

Cerebral Palsy, Erbs Palsy and Medical Malpractice

Cerebral palsy and Erbs (brachial) palsy are two of the most common forms of birth injury. A birth injury is any damage sustained by a mother or...

What Will It Take?

I just read a story in the local paper that a 24 year old man killed a 40 year old man because the 24 year old was driving the wrong way on...

Make Note of These Personal Injury Attorney Tips to Best Protect your Claim

If you’ve been injured in an accident in which harm was done to you at the hands of someone else, then you need to act quickly to file a...

Nursing Home Horror Stories Come from New York State and Beyond

Some recent examples of nursing home horror stories from New York State and beyond are listed here. There are frequent news stories about the...

Distracted Driving: Why isn’t it Getting More Attention?

We all know the risks involved in using a cell phone or texting while driving. We even know statistics that tell us that drivers using phones...

Arizona Workers' Compensation Attorneys Work to Ensure Injured Workers Get the Money They Deserve

When an employee is injured on the job, it's natural for that employee to assume that workers' comp will cover his or her expenses. Arizona...

Is Hiring an Arizona Motorcycle Accident Attorney Necessary if You're a Biker Who's Been Injured?

Although the general public seems to be of the opinion that bikers who drive motorcycles are almost always at fault when an accident occurs,...

Arizona Car Accident Attorneys Fight for Full Compensation for Injured Victims

Arizona car accident attorneys know that auto accidents are a leading cause of serious and even fatal injuries in the U.S. today. When you have...

The Dangers of Asbestos

The natural occurring mineral asbestos is a well-known human carcinogen. Despite the current knowledge of its danger, asbestos has been used...

Avoiding Soccer’s Worst Injuries

Americans experience 3.5 million sports-related concussions every year. During 2009, Soccer alone was blamed for approximately 24,184 head...

Hyperbilirubinemia, Kernicterus, and Cerebral Palsy from Medical Negligence

Hyperbilirubinemia, kernicterus, and cerebral palsy can all occur from Jaundice, which happens as a result of elevated bilirubin levels. Parents...

Brachial Plexus Injury Can have Long-Lasting Impact

Brachial plexus injuries very often occur during difficult births, and can result in damage to the infant’s arms and shoulder region. Often, the...

Children Exposed to Abuse, Bullying at Risk of Premature Aging

Any Hawaii personal injury lawyer who deals with cases of sexual abuse, knows that exposure to abuse, bullying and other forms of violent...

A Car Came Out of Nowhere - Traffic Accident

Assessing who is at fault for an accident described by one driver as "the other car came out of nowhere."In my many years of practice as an...

$3.2 Million Dollar Judgment in Denver Nursing Home Neglect Case

A jury has awarded $3.2 million dollars to the family of a man who died in hospice care after leaving a Rocky Ford, Colorado nursing home. The...

Need for Occupational Therapists in New Jersey Will Benefit Those with Work-Related Injuries

New Jersey is one of the few states that has been privileged with a large increase in job listings in the last five years. Over 94,000 jobs were...

About Common Construction Defects

Builders will often have to deal with alleged construction defects that can cause serious litigation issues. From problems with installed air...

Workers Compensation - Process for Injured Workers

The Missouri Workers' Compensation law provides some relief from the financial strain of being injured on the job or if you are unable to return...

On Gays Slurs and Professional Basketball

In an intense, heated basketball game, it is expected from players of both teams to express their emotions. It is considered normal for a player...

What to Do After a Portland Hit and Run

Hit and Runs are among the most frustrating types of accidents because they can be difficult to prove, insurance companies won't want to pay,...

How to Avoid a Drowning Accident

While summertime in San Diego may mean fun outdoor activities, people cannot neglect safety. One of the major draws of San Diego and any beach...

Junior Seau Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound – A Look at Concussions and Head Injuries in the NFL

Junior Seau, a highly talented and greatly respected 19 year NFL veteran linebacker, was found dead in his home, on Wed., May 2, 2012,...

Accident Investigation and Evidence

When an accident occurs, the most common source of information is a “Traffic Collision Report” prepared by the California Highway Patrol or a...

Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim

If you’re filing a wrongful death claim, find out the elements of building a successful case. Consult a Denver wrongful death lawyer for help....

Junior Seau's Death - Could a Brain Injury have Lead to his Suicide?

Football great Junior Seau’s May 2, 2012 suicide, a result of a self-inflicted gunshot blast to the chest, asks many questions as family,...

Personal Injury in Greece

Wrongful death actions typically involve deaths that are caused by automobile accidents, drunk driving accidents, boating accidents, drowning...

Road Safety Reminders You Need to Tell Your Teenage Son / Daughter

Road accidents can be very dangerous, especially since they do not pick their victims. Any driver, regardless of his or her age, can become a...

Seeking Compensation after a Redwood City Truck Accident

A collision involving a large commercial truck typically causes much more severe injuries than accidents between two cars. Trucks can weigh up...

Preventing Bicycle Accidents

Though an experienced Kentucky personal injury attorney can recover bike accident compensation for a cyclist when an injury occurs, following...

Proving Negligence in an Oregon Premises Liability Claim

If you've been injured in a premises liability, winning your case will depend a lot on proving that the negligent party was really liable for...

Personal Injury Law: Premises Liability

If you sustained an injury while on the property of another, you should not be responsible for the consequences. Under premises liability law,...

Important Differences in 18 Wheeler Accident Cases and Other Automobile Accident Cases

There are a number of differences in 18-wheeler and run-of-the-mill auto cases. All of these are important considerations for an attorney...

Car vs. Bicycle Accidents in San Diego

When a car hits a bicyclist, the aftermath can be tragic, particularly for the cyclist. Cyclists have no barrier to buffer the impact of a...

Benefits of Hiring an Experienced San Diego Bicycle Accident Lawyer

After sustaining severe injuries in a bicycle accident caused by another party, wrongfully injured parties are encouraged to consult a...

Filing a Lawsuit after Suffering Complications from Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft

The Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft has been implanted into thousands of patients for spinal fusion surgery. Although the medical device was...

More Steps Needed to Prevent Worker Fatalities in Massachusetts

A total of 58 workers died in accidents on the job in Massachusetts in 2011. That translates into approximately 1.1 worker fatalities every...

Carpal Tunnel and Workers' Compensation - Obtaining Benefits

The author explains the concept of carpal tunnel syndrome in relation to worker´s compensation. Colorado lawsuits, much like in the rest of the...

Video Footage Helps Injured Woman Obtain Maximum Compensation

The author explains the concept of negligence in relation to a slip and fall accident. Colorado personal injury lawsuits, much like in the rest...

Some Actos Claims Need to be Filed by June 2012

In many states, the statute of limitations for pharmaceutical injury lawsuits is one year, and we believe the manufacturer of Actos will argue...

DUI Checkpoint Arrest? A DUI Attorney Seattle WA Can Help

Throughout Seattle, law enforcement agencies routinely set up DUI checkpoints. These checkpoints are intended to catch people who are driving...


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