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GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Accused in Heart Attacks
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 the temperatures heat up and Florida’s waterways become more congested, it is time to start talking about boat accidents again. With 2,000 marinas, 1,700 miles of rivers, more than 3 million acres of lakes and 8,000 miles...more
Motorists are reminded to share the road with motorcycles as we recognize Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
A motorcyclist has been severely injured after running into the side of a truck on Trabuco Road in Lake Forest, according to a news report.
A 15-year-old Corona girl and her dog have been attacked by a pit bull and seriously injured, according to a news report.
Throughout the years, plaintiffs’ attorneys in personal injury actions have tried to present the entire amount of medical expenses billed in efforts to increase the plaintiffs’ recovery. Despite the irrelevance of these...more
A two-vehicle accident was reported in eastern Michigan recently. A semi tractor-trailer slammed into the rear of a car, sending the smaller vehicle into a guardrail and its driver and other passenger to the hospital with...more
When Derek Dearnley applied for a season pass at his local ski slope at the end of 2009, he didn’t take the time to read the fine print on the contract. His signature cost him his lawsuit against the ski resort that he filed...more
This week's post explores last week's Indiana Supreme Court decision State v. Doe that upheld the punitive damages statutory cap and allocation of 75% of any award to the state. We also take a look at what this decision...more
A 40-year-old woman was awarded $145,261 by a jury when her dental treatment was incomplete after five years instead of the promised three to six months, according to her lawsuit. The plaintiff needed 12 crowns, but her...more
Earlier this month, ABC News reported that two people were killed in an ultralight plane crash. The victims of the crash were a man and woman in their 60’s. The police reported that the aircraft was locally owned....more
Have you or someone you love been involved in an accident and suffered injury? If so and if you would like to take legal action against whoever is responsible for your condition, time may be running out....more
Although advances in technology and safety precautions have made construction work safer in recent years, it still remains one of the most dangerous jobs in America....more
A deadly car accident this past March in Sorrento, Florida, is a prime example of an accident requiring further investigation as to its cause. Initial police reports are that Ronald Horton of Camp Grove lost control of his...more
Parents who have recently learned that their child has suffered a birth injury may have difficulty grasping exactly what that means from a financial standpoint. It can be very easy for concerned parents to underestimate the...more
On the heels of the United States Supreme Court’s recent holding in U.S. Airways v. McCutchen, where the Court held that a group health plan’s reimbursement rights are not automatically subject to equitable defenses, it...more
In a much-anticipated opinion, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday reversed a New Jersey lower court decision granting summary judgment in favor of video game giant Electronic Arts against putative class...more
A Milpitas, California location of athletic retailer Finish Line, Inc. was found to have conducted clandestine videotaping of female employees in the store bathroom for a period of several months between 2009 and 2010. When...more
Auto accidents are capable of causing all kinds of injuries. One of the most serious outcomes of a motor vehicle collision is a traumatic brain injury (TBI)....more
If you drive a car, truck or motorcycle on a regular basis, chances are that you will be involved in at least one accident in your lifetime....more
It has not been a good run for plaintiffs in private climate change litigation. As we noted last week, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal in Comer v. Murphy Oil. Now, on Monday, the Supreme Court denied...more
When Alabama residents consider the damages that can come from car accidents, it is usually the major incidents that come to mind. ...more
Gross negligence is a focus of post-trial briefing orders in the BP oil spill litigation.
After weeks of testimony, and dramatic “reveals” of newly discovered evidence that had been hiding in labs for years, the Phase...more
In a recent 62-page decision by the Third Circuit, obviously intended to give guidance in an unclear area of the law, the rights of publicity of a college athlete in a video game trumped the First Amendment arguments of the...more
People can make mistakes. However, when we use poor judgment that results in an injury to another person, then the law holds us accountable....more
Tourist accidents are common. Just last month 19 people died in Southern Egypt in a hot-air balloon crash. State operated television reported that the balloon was carrying 20 foreign tourists from China, Japan, Hungary,...more
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