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The Peaks of Medical Malpractice: Fewer Claims, Bigger Mistakes

Trends in medical malpractice claims and payouts are promising. For the past 20 years claims for smaller settlements have dropped by 55%. It’s not all good news, though, claims for larger settlements have been going up. Today, [...]

The Peaks of Medical Malpractice: Fewer Claims, Bigger Mistakes2020-11-05T11:29:36-04:00

Under Construction: Personal Injury Near Worksites

Numerous jobs contain risk and dangerous elements. Those who work in these jobs receiving training about risk aversion to function safely in their professions. But what of those that end up risk adjacent? It is not enough [...]

Under Construction: Personal Injury Near Worksites2020-10-28T10:42:37-04:00

Handling An Accident When At-Fault Party Has No License or No Insurance

Some people worry that they will someday be in an auto accident with an unlicensed or uninsured driver. Both conditions offer unique challenges for getting compensation for injuries and damage to the victim of an accident. When [...]

Handling An Accident When At-Fault Party Has No License or No Insurance2020-10-08T11:02:15-04:00

“Who’s at fault?”- Determining Negligence in Personal Injury Cases

One of the more difficult questions in a personal injury case is “who is at fault?” Deciding this question is the bulk of an injury claim with the remainder focused on to what extent and questions of [...]

“Who’s at fault?”- Determining Negligence in Personal Injury Cases2020-09-24T11:10:08-04:00

Court Delays and Limitations in Personal Injury

In these unprecedented times, courts have limited resources for both civil and criminal matters, at times they get overwhelmed and cases face delays. How do those delays impact the statute of limitations on personal injury cases? For [...]

Court Delays and Limitations in Personal Injury2020-09-10T11:04:37-04:00

Hedging Bets: Malpractice From Delayed Treatment

Nobody likes to wait or be kept waiting. An expectation of timely service exists at the core of almost any business. For medical professionals, delays go beyond bad service and enter into the realm of medical malpractice. [...]

Hedging Bets: Malpractice From Delayed Treatment2020-09-10T20:22:21-04:00

The Unthinkable: Maliciously Spreading the Virus and Causing Personal Injury

Working on personal injury cases is always tough but it can be tough in different ways. In many instances, an injured party was injured in an accident or through negligence. It’s important to think of tort laws [...]

The Unthinkable: Maliciously Spreading the Virus and Causing Personal Injury2020-08-13T11:19:09-04:00

Understanding Third-Party Agents Liability and Rights

With so many businesses closed and others tentatively opening, it can be frightening to engage with employees or to enter a building. To get around this, many people are relying on third-party agents to handle their shopping [...]

Understanding Third-Party Agents Liability and Rights2020-08-06T11:45:09-04:00

Posted Warnings and Personal Injury Fault

As sectors of the economy seek to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and consumes alike wonder about the safety.  Businesses, in particular, face the biting choice of staying closed, and seeing further reductions [...]

Posted Warnings and Personal Injury Fault2020-07-30T12:10:52-04:00

The Role of Bad “Medical Advice” in Malpractice

Most people interact with doctors only when they are injured or ill. These heightened states make it easy to latch onto information, even when that information may be wrong. It can be difficult to figure out what [...]

The Role of Bad “Medical Advice” in Malpractice2020-07-02T12:02:07-04:00

Understanding the High Impact of COVID-19 on Nursing Homes

Protective measures and policy updates to curtail the threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus rolled out slowly and left many vulnerable. Whenever a threat occurs, it is the most vulnerable that tend to pay the highest price. It’s [...]

Understanding the High Impact of COVID-19 on Nursing Homes2020-06-18T23:53:50-04:00

COVID-19 Impact on Filing for Social Security Disability

The process of filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) has never been easy to get through. The program requirements are complicated, like most bureaucratic language, and filing while suffering from a disability adds extra layers.  Additionally, [...]

COVID-19 Impact on Filing for Social Security Disability2020-05-28T10:10:02-04:00

Workers’ Compensation From Exposure: Does it Include COVID-19?

It’s tough for the American workforce right now. It’s common for many to fear exposure to a dangerous infectious disease and subsequently lose work, infect their families, or worse. Complicating this further is uncertainty of what life [...]

Workers’ Compensation From Exposure: Does it Include COVID-19?2020-04-09T10:40:26-04:00

Workers’ Compensation at Home: Employees Telecommuting

The statistics on working from home and telecommuting continues to grow as information technologies increasingly decentralize the workplace. A decade ago, only 24% of workers had home offices and/or performed workplace activities from home. Last year, this [...]

Workers’ Compensation at Home: Employees Telecommuting2020-03-26T12:13:31-04:00