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Lawsuits Claim SSRIs Can Cause Severe Birth Defects
Dangers of Botulism with Botox
Hernia Patients in Pain as Skin Procedure Fails
What can I be compensated for after an accident injury that was not my fault?”
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Legal Minute - I was injured in a car accident as a passenger. Whom can I file a claim against?
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Monster Energy Drink Accused of Teen Death
Legal Minute with Sacramento wrongful death attorney, John Demas
Sacramento dog bite attorney- Legal Minute
Legal Minute: “Who Pays for my Expenses If I’m Injured By A Driver Who Doesn’t Have Auto Insurance?”
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
As Greed Grows in Trucking Industry, Driver Fatigue Is a Problem Facing All Americans
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
Can you protect yourself from a hit and run accident and why do you need uninsured & under-insured motorist coverage?
Personal Injury Claim in California
Should you hire a personal injury attorney after a dog bite?
Skecher Toner Shoes Cause Severe Injuries
As oil exports from Canada to the United States expand, so do the risks associated with rail transport. Early in the morning of March 27, 2013, a mile-long Canadian Pacific train hauling Canadian crude oil went into...more
There have been two high-profile drunken driving accidents in the Puget Sound area in the past couple of weeks. The first, an already-highly-publicized crash in the Wedgwood area in which Mark Mullan was driving drunk and...more
The family of a mother killed in a California crash won a $10 million jury award against the state transportation department for not building a left-turn lane at the dangerous intersection.
The Second Department in Biscone v. JetBlue Airways Corporation recently dismissed airline passengers’ tort claims against an airline based on the failure to provide food, water and facilities during an 11-hour tarmac delay,...more
The U.S. Supreme Court has now ruled that Lozman’s houseboat was a "floating home" and has ruled that his floating home is not a vessel.
After a dramatic November general election, the Minnesota Legislature convened the 2013 session this week with the DFL party firmly in control of state government for the first time in 22 years....more
When you unknowingly buy a counterfeit handbag, you have been scammed out of your money. But if your car has been outfitted with a counterfeit airbag, you have been robbed of your safety, and possibly your life....more
The aftermath of an airplane accident involves action by numerous organizations, including the involved airline, federal, state and local agencies, and volunteer associations. In addition to ensuring that survivors receive...more
You may have noticed since July throughout the City of Chicago as part of an ongoing effort to increase pedestrian safety and reduce the number of crashes, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun installing...more
There are rules in place that are meant to protect disabled passengers, but with pressure on their profits, U.S. Airlines typically contract with outside companies for wheelchair services at airports. These contractors often...more
I argued this case for SMART in the Supreme Court on March 7th, 2012 on my application for leave to appeal. Rather than grant, the Court issued an opinion in favor of SMART, reversing the Court of Appeals decision, which I...more
These are considerations when deciding the best vehicle to buy for your family, certainly. However, something that should be read by anyone thinking of getting a new family vehicle, even before the glossy brochures at the...more
In El Paso Marketing, L.P. v. Wolf Hollow I, L.P., the Texas Supreme Court decided that the economic loss rule and a consequential damages clause eliminated a power plant owner’s claim against a pipeline company for...more
Changes to the NSW workers compensation insurance scheme have just been passed which substantially restrict the range and reduce the level of compensation available to injured workers in NSW.
The changes are not only...more
Since the Schramm v. Foster, 341 F.Supp.2d 53 (D. Md. 2004), transportation companies have been aware of the possibility of suits and verdict against transportation brokers. This is significant because many carriers also...more
In this article, Daniel E. Cummins of the Scranton, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County, Northeastern Pennsylvania insurance defense firm of Foley, Comerford & Cummins analyzes recent decisions from Pennsylvania courts strictly...more
Many small to medium-sized business purchase commercial general liability insurance or some other type of business insurance to protect the business against claims or lawsuits. In exchange for premium payments by the...more
The laws surrounding pedestrian right of way can be complicated. You need to know 1) when to cross as a pedestrian and 2) when to yield as a motor vehicle driver. Violating any of these laws can cost you big - in both...more
Insurance adjusters are always looking for reasons to deny your personal injury claim. One of the most common problems people face is that the extent of their injuries is much greater than the damage done to their car. The...more
Sometimes a car accident really ISN'T your fault. Sometimes road signs are unreadable, sometimes intersections are poorly designed - all of these can contribute to your accident and are the responsibility of public entities...more
Railroad employees who worked onboard trains or in a railyard may be at an increased risk of developing mesothelioma or other diseases caused by asbestos exposure. Research has found that railroad workers are significantly...more
Many of us fondly recall the Jetsons cartoon from our childhoods. It was a show that still seems incredibly futuristic, and yet many of the inventions envisioned in the Jetsons aren’t yet a part of our reality. But one...more
Several media sources in the New Orleans area have reported that a deal is in the works to keep the nearby Avondale Shipyards open past its proposed 2013 closure date. According to a story published by Fox News 8, the deal...more
Commercial truck accidents are generally more serious than regular auto accidents - there is more property damage and more life-threatening injuries. Because of this, commercial truck and trucking companies are required to...more
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