Personal Injury Law Articles

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

Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Complications

Spinal fusion is a surgical technique used to treat fractured or broken vertebrae. Typically, supplementary bone tissue is harvested from other...
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Muscle and Ligament Tears from Wearing Skechers Shape-Ups

Skechers is currently facing dozens of lawsuits filed by consumers who suffered injuries, allegedly, as a result of wearing the Skechers...

Proper Car Seats are Best Way to Prevent Children's Injuries From Car Crash

Child Passenger Safety Week takes places nationally and locally this year from September 16-22. Learn what you can about installing car seats...

Auto Accident Application is of Major Help in a Serious Auto Accident

Most people are shocked and terrified after suffering an auto accident. They are confused regarding what exactly to do. If the individual...

Injuries at Work in Pennsylvania Due to an Unsafe Condition Caused by a Third-Party

If a serious injury happens at work which was caused by a person or entity other than the employer, the injury person may have a personal injury...

Responsibility of Aerodrome Operators - Bird Strikes in Malta

Nicholas Valenzia (Mamo TCV Advocates examines the judgment in Air Malta plc and Shield Insurance Company (Guernsey) Limited v. Malta...

Insurance Information Generally Not Admissible in Injury Cases

Why you probably can't sue an insurance company for your accident. Many of my clients ask me why I don’t file suit against the at-fault driver’s...

How Can I Determine the Worth of "Pain and Suffering" in a Claim?

If you are bringing an injury claim after an accident, you are entitled to non-economic damages also known as pain and suffering. These damages...

Pedestrian-Car Crashes are on the Rise as a World Health Problem

The authors discuss how easily pedestrians can be involved in a serious car accident. There are more than 1 million deaths per year of people...

Extremely Painful yet Common Spinal Disc Injuries

The human spine is made up of vertebrae stacked vertically and discs that cushion between each vertebral body. Each disc contains a tire-like...

Avoid Alpharetta Bike Accidents by Properly Wearing Your Bike Helmet

Helmets in conjunction with riding safely can prevent serious bike accidents. Many Georgia cyclists think that a helmet will not fully protect...

Boating Accidents Frequent at Lakes Across Georgia

As Georgians enjoy boating, skiing, tubing, and more, high profile boat accidents keep lake patrons conscious of the possibility of an accident....

Gestational Hypertension and Pregnancy Induced Hypertension / PIH

Gestational hypertension or PIH can lead to a low birth weight for the baby or premature delivery which poses additional health risks to the...

Aggressive Truck Driving across the State of Georgia

With major interstates not only running through metro-Atlanta but also north and south of the capital city, Georgia's highways are a commonplace...

Who Does Liability Fall with for Dog Bite and Attack Cases?

As dogs come in all shapes and sizes, dogs also come with ranges of temperaments and personalities. The way they are raised and treated can...

Safety Information to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident

Riding a motorcycle is a fun experience for many reasons, but it comes with dangerous possibilities if involved in an accident. Motorcycle...

Preventing Bike Accidents by Riding Safely

An alternative transportation method, bicycling needs to be taken just as seriously and responsibly as driving a car, bus, truck, or motorcycle....

Posting Information on Social Media After an Accident

Lets face it - social media is not going away, at least not for now. More and more people are joining the social media world of Facebook,...

How to Deal with Foorne Illness and Infection

Listeria, salmonella, vibrio, and campylobacter are some of the main pathogens that cause foorne infections and illnesses in our country. The...

Broken Steps, Pools, and Other Common Homeowner Liability Dangers that You Need to Know

Owing a home is part of the American dream but if you're not careful it can become a nightmare. Identifying sources of lawsuits, and taking...

Deposition in a Personal Injury Case

Expert witness depositions are critical to discovery and the outcome of litigation in wrongful death, personal injury, workers’ compensation...

Tips to Strengthen Your Motorcycle Accident Case

  By HG.org
Motorcycle accident cases are some of the most difficult to litigate. Motorcycle accident cases are often complex due to the nature of the...

Motor Vehicle Accidents on the Reservation

There are a lot of things to be concerned with after a car accident, but when you are on vacation on the reservation, there is one extra worry:...

Questions to Ask Your Potential Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer

Finding a lawyer is easy. Finding the right lawyer for you and your case can be hard. But if you need an Oregon personal injury lawyer, you...

Personal Injury 101: What to Do if you Suffer a Personal Injury

Today’s average consumer faces an ever-increasing variety of personal injury dangers. These include everything from unsafe foods and untested...

Bad Chest Injuries from Slip and Fall Acidents and Car Accidents

Kalka & Baer's accident attorneys give a description of some serious chest injuries that commonly result from motor vehicle accidents and slip...

Rear-End Accidents From Atlanta Traffic

Driving comes with responsibility. Not only is a driver responsible for himself/herself but also for other drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and...

First Mesh Implant Case Earns $5.5 Million in Damages

For some time, the FDA has been aware of side effects related to vaginal mesh implants. The first case involving these side effects went to...

Stay Safe This Summer

Accident risks will remain disproportionately high over the next few weeks, as thousands of Bostonians take to the highways for summer trips and...

Will My Car Insurance Cover Me if I'm Injured Due to a Hit and Run Driver?

In Pennsylvania, you may be able to recover damages for injuries by a hit and run driver if you have Uninsured Motorist Coverage on your...

Tips for Preventing Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists and all motor vehicle drivers are at risk for an accident every time they drive. There are a vast number of events that can lead...

Plano Personal Injury Lawyers Work Diligently to Protect Victims Injured Due to Negligence

Why should you hire a Plano personal injury lawyer if you have been injured in a car accident, or any accident caused by someone else? The fact...

Obamacare’s Impact on Alabama Personal Injury Claims

This article discusses the potential impact that the PPACA ("Obamacare") may have on Alabama personal injury claims. Specifically, the article...

Oregon Wrongful Death Claims: Laws and Time Limits

If your loved one has been killed in an accident, you can file a wrongful death claim. In Oregon, however, there are time limits as well as...

$78 Million for Delayed C-Section Resulting in Lifelong Injury: A Breakdown of PA Damages

Putting a dollar figure on a catastrophic event, particularly a birth injury that quickly turned what should have been a joyful day into a...

A Cure in Sight for Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is caused by an injury to the brain before or during birth or in the first few years of life, and has no known cure. Recent...

Choosing a Doctor After a Workplace Injury

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system is set up to provide payment of medical expenses and lost wages related to an on-the-job injury....

Wrongful Death in Pennsylvania

A motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice, poorly maintained premises or even a workplace accident that is due to a wrongful act, a...

Settlements vs. Verdicts in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Regarding personal injury lawsuits, you’ve probably heard of “settlements” or “verdicts” recovered for the injured. But what is the difference...

Dnt Txt N Drv: Keeping Teen Drivers Safe in Florida

Distracted driving causes devastating accidents, prompting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recommend all states ban the...

Faster Diagnosis Could Lead to Effective Brain Injury Treatment

A hand-held diagnostic tool that can help administer a blood test to diagnose brain injury could speed up the way these catastrophic injuries...

Facts About Drowning

Drowning is one of those types of experiences that many people fear the most, and one that most parents fear their child will fall victim to....

Swimming Pools and the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine in Florida

Under the law, residential property owners have a duty of care to children who are visiting their homes, including those who trespass on their...

Shoulder Injuries in Motor Vehicle Accidents

  By HG.org
Motor vehicle accidents can lead to a number of serious injuries. One such injury can be shoulder injuries. These types of injuries can have...

New Dialysis Risks: Pete Maughan on the Recall of Dialysis Drugs GranuFlo® and NaturaLyte®

A lot of questions have been raised following the recent developments concerning Fresenius Medical Care and their dialysis treatment products...

Sometimes, Dangerous Intersections Can Be Fixed Only After Community Activism

Middle school students in the Bronx have taken up the cause of improving the safety of city streets. The city responded to student concerns by...

Bike Sharing Raises Helmet Issue

Many cities have established programs for bicycle sharing. Sometimes it seems as if there are no downsides to bike sharing programs, however,...

Fatal Day Care Accident Leads to Multiple Lawsuits

Child care injuries are alarmingly common and the harm may result from a variety of sources. However, all day care accidents typically involve...

How Employers Can Host A Summer Party Without Getting Burned

  By Kurker Law
From Memorial Day barbeques, Fourth of July fireworks, Labor Day soirees and many pub-crawls and Friday afternoon happy hours in between, the...

Dangerous Drugs During Pregnancy: Injuries and Illnesses

Common prescriptions can be dangerous drugs for your unborn child during pregnancy. Almost all pregnant women know to stay away from illegal...

Overview: Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims

If you have a valid medical malpractice claim, act now before the time limit. Call an Elyria medical malpractice attorney about statutes of...

Personal Injury Claims against the State or Local Government in Pennsylvania

State and Local Governments in Pennsylvania have "sovereign immunity" to personal injury claims except where there is an exception. One main...

Do Not Boat and Drink

As the summer winds down, it is important to stay safe on the water. Remember to follow the law and do not drink alcohol and operate a vessel,...

Defamation and the Internet in the Bahamas

A defamatory comment can destroy both a person’s character and professional reputation. But a ruined reputation can be salvaged with expert...

When an Injury Case is Resolved in Court

There are some personal injury claims that will not be resolved through a settlement. These include cases in which the insurance company...

Common Causes of Construction Site Accidents

There are several common causes of construction site accidents, and if you are considering hiring a personal injury lawyer, make sure they...

Road Accidents Caused by Negligent California Drivers

Car accidents may just seem to be simple fender benders but there are times when they result in serious and life-altering situations. In the...

Are You at Risk of Drowsy Driving?

Drowsy driving is a very dangerous activity. It can be just as dangerous as drunk driving or driving while texting. There are certain risks that...

The Importance of Strong Expert Testimony in a Products Liability Case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently considered whether a plaintiff in a products liability case had met his...

Another Lawsuit Filed Against the NCAA for Head Injuries Suffered By Former Football Players

Did the NCAA fail to protect student-athletes from concussions and their repercussions?

Spin Master Fined $1.3 Million for Harmful Aqua Dots Toy

Spin Master, a Canadian toy manufacturer, has agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle claims with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...

Lawsuit Filed in Connection with Yellowstone Bear Mauling

A $5 million wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the federal government by the widow of a man mauled by a grizzly bear in Yellowstone...

Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Takes the Lives of 29

A nationwide listeria outbreak in contaminated cantaloupe has gripped the country. Claiming 29 lives, the cantaloupe listeria outbreak is among...

Fosamax: Cure or Cause

One fact is that women are five times more likely to get osteoporosis than men. Physicians know there is no way to stop osteoporosis or to cure...

Signs of Elder Abuse - How to Protect Your Loved Ones

If you are one of the millions of Americans who has an elderly family member in the care of someone outside the family you likely worry about...

Don’t Ignore Letters from the Workers' Compensation Board or Insurance Company

Many people make the mistake of disregarding notices from the Workers' Compensation Board because they are no longer missing time from work....

Palsgraf Causation Issues Revisited In Illinois, But With More Distressing Facts

The Chicago Tribune recently reported on a lawsuit arising from a bizarre set of circumstances, but which raised an interesting legal issue. The...

San Jose Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers Seek Fair Compensation for Those Injured on Dangerous Properties

You may not believe it's necessary to speak with a San Jose slip and fall accident lawyer if you've suffered an injury after slipping on a...

San Francisco Defective Products Attorneys Protect the Rights of Those Injured by Faulty Products

San Francisco defective products attorneys know that by law, manufacturers and designers of products are responsible for ensuring those products...

How San Francisco Personal Injury Lawyers Work to Protect the Rights of Injury Victims

San Francisco, San Jose and Pleasanton personal injury lawyers work not only to protect the legal rights of those injured due to someone else's...

Can a San Jose Dog Bite Accident Attorney Help You Get Compensation for Your Injuries?

California's temperate climate lends itself to the outdoors, which means like much of the rest of the U.S., many families and individuals have...

Benefits of Having a San Francisco Auto Accident Attorney on Your Side When Injured in a Car Crash

You've been injured in a car accident that wasn't your fault. Do you really need the services of a skilled San Francisco auto accidents...

Elderly Depression - What to Look Out For

For elderly Americans, depression often goes undiagnosed and untreated because many people do not recognize the symptoms. Elderly people are...

Experienced Accident Attorneys – Simply, on Your Side!

Be it a car accident, motorcycle accident, truck accident, bicycle accident or any other type of automobile accident, the automobile accident...

Lawyer Will Help to Make Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful death leaves a family grief stricken and sometimes financially shattered. Though wrongful death compensation will help the family to...

What to Do If an Accident Results in Brain Injury

Medical expenses involving brain injuries are extremely high. Moreover, an individual can be permanently disabled for such injuries. Thus, it is...

Avoiding Truck Accidents - Defensive Driving Tips

Tractor-trailer accidents account for 9 of every 13 accidents last year, hence, it’s becoming increasingly important to drive safely around...

Swimming Pool Safety

Poet Robert Frost wrote that “fences make good neighbors” in the early 1900’s but his simple instruction still has applications to living in...

Illinois Court Considers Liability in Mall Slip and Fall

When someone slips and falls in a public place in Illinois such as a mall, in order to prevail in a personal injury lawsuit, the person who fell...

Ex-Football Player Receives $4.4 Million Verdict for Head Injuries

Head injuries sustained by football players are sometimes played down as simple concussions. However, repeated concussions over time can lead to...

Tips For If You Are Injured on the Job

Make sure to notify your employer as soon as possible after your accident- Although the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act allows you forty-five...

Illinois Court on Admissibility of Photos at Slip and Fall Trial

One issue that frequently crops up during personal injury trials is the admissibility of photographs of the scene where the accident occurred.

Illinois Court Holds Lawsuit Against City of Chicago Can Move Forward

Is the City of Chicago liable for every accident that occurs when a pedestrian trips and falls on a public sidewalk? Of course not. But under...

Moving

With spring not far away, thousands of residents’ thoughts turn to moving to another apartment or home. According to the Encyclopedia of...

Occupational Safety and Health

Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work by requiring...

Fingerprinting Your Child

While recent political discussions over fingerprinting as identification for public assistance programs have been in the headlines, there is one...

Tracking Medical Device Implants

In an attempt to protect consumers from the dangers of defective medical devices, the U.S. Senate recently proposed draft legislation that would...

Dog Attacks

If you have been attacked by a dog, you should not delay in establishing fault and fighting for the compensation you deserve! A personal injury...

Workplace Injuries in Pennsylvania - Right to Bring a Personal Injury Case?

If you are injured in the course of your employment, you may have a personal injury claim if the injury was caused by a third-party (not your...

Maclaren to Pay for Insolvent Distributor’s Product Liability Lawsuits

As per a news release, the UK based producer of baby related products and strollers, “Maclaren” will cover the product liability claims put...

Property Damage Liability in California

Property damage liability provides coverage for amounts you become legally responsible for paying another person as a result of damage to that...

Risks in the Water

If you or a loved one was injured in a water-related accident, you should seek the help of a personal injury attorney. Also, familiarize...

There Are a Variety of Factors that Can Lead to a Hospital Malpractice or Doctor Malpractice Case

Examples of medical malpractice caused by doctors or hospitals include medication errors, surgical mistakes, misdiagnosis, ordering the wrong...

Equity in Apportioning Blame: Market Share Liability, Explained

Market share liability is a unique concept in the United States and is only applicable if and only if the product is fungible. It was first...

Potential Defendants in California Dog Bite Accident Cases

  By HG.org
Unlike other states that use a “one bite” rule for dog bites, California imposes a strict liability statute that holds dog owners responsible...

Voir Dire: Picking a Jury May Win or Lose Your Lawsuit

Voir Dire, the First Stage of a Jury Trial, is a Key Aspect of the Case and Can Win or Lose Your Case Before Evidence is Even Presented

What to Do After a Car Accident in Texas

If you have been involved in an automobile accident, trucking accident, motorcycle accident, or any other type of vehicle accident, these steps...

Inadequate Security in NYC Buildings is a Big Problem in Summer

As New York negligent security attorneys, we understand how these cases are extremely contentious. We’ve outlined some of the contested issues...

Oregon Hit and Run Laws

In Oregon, it is illegal to leave the scene of an accident without stopping. As a driver, your duty is to remain at the location, and assist as...

Surgical Site Infections Add to Hospitalization Costs

Patients who develop a surgical site infection are more likely to be re-hospitalized, adding millions of dollars every year to American health...


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