As a brain injury lawyer, I’ve learned quite a bit about the complexities of acquired brain injuries, and I’ve had the pleasure of working with some exceptionally strong and admirable survivors who were awarded access to the…more
A new study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, indicates that adults who experienced a previous head injury and who lived or worked within 500 meters of an area where the weed…more
Today CNN.com covered a story about 17-year old Bobby Ghassemi who suffered a horrific car accident that left him in a coma. His brain was extremely engorged, so much so that they had to remove a piece of his skull to relieve…more
September is national food literacy month, and Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, is promoting the cause by supporting local non-profit Soil Born Farms via its Facebook page.
Through the month, they will donate $5 for every new…more
On August 17, 2012, four of the largest life insurance companies doing business in Minnesota were fined for allegedly steering death-benefit beneficiaries to place the money in accounts set up and managed by those same…more
General Electric has issued a recall of 1.3 million dishwashers due to a heating-element failure that has caused extensive fire damage in at least three homes. The defective heating element is found in GE dishwasher models…more
Seven years ago, my newborn daughter had open heart surgery to fix an area of her heart that had not properly formed. We were very fortunate that our daughter was in the wonderful hands of the pediatric cardiac surgery unit of…more
For the third consecutive year, William Kershaw, Brooks Cutter and Eric Ratinoff -- all three founding partners of Sacramento-based law firm -- have been honored as "Super Lawyers” for the 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers…more
Football is America's most popular sport. In recent years, a growing body of evidence has shown that concussions, especially repeat concussions that may occur in high impact sports, can lead to devastating brain injury. This has…more
Pediatric cardiac surgery teams now may have a new tool in their arsenal to prevent brain injury in children who undergo surgery for congenital heart defects.
Current statistics show that the incidence of brain injury during…more
Today federal law enforcement officials announced what has been called the largest health care fraud case in U.S. History. Federal prosecutors have indicted a Dallas, Texas doctor for allegedly scamming medicare out of almost…more
Partners at Sacramento Personal Injury and Class Action law firm, Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, Brooks Cutter and Eric Ratinoff will share trial techniques with students at the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College California…more
Tuesday, January 17, from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, Eric Ratinoff will host the free class titled, “Helping your client put her best foot forward when filing a disability insurance claim," which is eligible for one hour of Continuing…more
Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyers Brooks Cutter and Eric Ratinoff win verdict on behalf of a 22 year old woman who was paralyzed from her chest down after the U.C. Davis Medical Center failed to identify a mass on her spine…more
In the 1980's and early 1990's, "own-occupation” insurance policies were presented to professionals in the medical industry as containing the absolute strongest total disability coverage. At that time, all insurance carriers who…more
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