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Common Hospital Mistakes Lead to Injuries and Death

  According to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. Every year, over 250,000 people die due to preventable medical errors, with only heart disease [...]

Common Hospital Mistakes Lead to Injuries and Death2019-06-06T10:52:38+00:00

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

In your first meeting with a personal injury attorney the focus of the meeting is usually on whether or not you have a personal injury case. The discussion will cover two main topics: how were you injured, [...]

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?2018-07-26T10:48:47+00:00

Malpractice Insurance: What You Need to Know

We’ve all heard stories where surgeons removed the wrong limb or left surgical tools inside a patient. While these examples certainly fall under the heading of medical malpractice, most cases are much more subtle. It’s easy to [...]

Malpractice Insurance: What You Need to Know2018-04-05T09:22:10+00:00

Loss of Consortium Claims

If your loved one was severely injured or killed in a personal injury or wrongful death case, you may be eligible to file a loss of consortium claim to compensate for your loss. Of course, there is [...]

Loss of Consortium Claims2018-02-26T21:26:45+00:00

How Long Do Personal Injury Cases Take?

It’s not uncommon for court cases to take a long time. With objections and appeals, settlement offers and negotiations, we’ve all heard of the horror stories of cases lasting for years. But why does it happen? And [...]

How Long Do Personal Injury Cases Take?2017-10-27T10:10:25+00:00

Disability Benefits While Working

If you have disability benefits and you wish to return to work, the Social Security program will likely continue to pay you benefits for a period of time while you transition to work.  The rules are different [...]

Disability Benefits While Working2017-10-12T09:29:23+00:00

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in a Lawsuit or Settlement

A term you've almost certainly heard before is "pain and suffering." You may have wondered what it means, if it's even a real consideration, and how often pain and suffering actually come into play when determining an [...]

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in a Lawsuit or Settlement2017-10-05T10:24:40+00:00

Why to Take Notes After an Accident or Injury

  Following an accident, you should begin taking notes immediately. Taking notes allows you to document everything related to the accident and will benefit you when it comes time to file your personal injury claim. Writing things [...]

Why to Take Notes After an Accident or Injury2017-09-21T09:14:02+00:00

How Lawyers Evaluate Medical Malpractice Cases

Before contacting a lawyer about a possible medical malpractice case, it is important to understand how these types of cases are evaluated by attorneys. Some cases are more intricate than others, however the following series of events [...]

How Lawyers Evaluate Medical Malpractice Cases2017-09-14T09:01:48+00:00

Could Social Media Hurt Your Case?

Part of being a skilled personal injury attorney is knowing all the tricks of the trade, including knowing when the opposing counsel is up to dirty tricks. Here’s just one example of how the insurance companies, or [...]

Could Social Media Hurt Your Case?2017-05-17T10:16:45+00:00

Talk to Your Teens about Distracted Driving

Nearly all kids look forward to learning to drive. The ability to drive represents freedom, and it also often represents a milestone that is associated with becoming an adult. Even as our kids mature, though, the reality [...]

Talk to Your Teens about Distracted Driving2018-08-27T18:55:52+00:00