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Mediation and Settlements in Personal Injury Cases

Many professions use specialized shorthand and jargon to convey complex internal concepts. In some instances, these words are the same as common phrases and sayings but with new meaning attached. First, let's discuss the term "mediation". Mediation [...]

Mediation and Settlements in Personal Injury Cases2021-03-04T12:28:45-04:00

How Medical Device Defects Can Lead to Malpractice

Medical science, coupled with space age materials, has been making replacements for ever more delicate parts of the body. When these medical devices are well manufactured and installed properly, they add years of life and a range [...]

How Medical Device Defects Can Lead to Malpractice2021-02-18T13:15:23-04:00

How Does Age Impact Workers’ Compensation?

Age affects many aspects of the working world. Some of those aspects reflect trends in population growth, others in increased longevity.  Within the world of workers' compensation costs and payouts, age impacts the bottom line of companies [...]

How Does Age Impact Workers’ Compensation?2021-02-04T12:03:14-04:00

The Rising Risk of Birth Injuries During Triage

Resource scarcity has always been a component of medical care. In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, shortages in supplies, space, and staff have made birth injuries during triage more common. Emergency rooms and instant-care clinics [...]

The Rising Risk of Birth Injuries During Triage2021-01-15T18:16:45-04:00

Hospital Errors Can Cause Cerebral Palsy

The birth of a child is a joyful event looked forward to with delight and anxious anticipation for months, sometimes years, beforehand. Many nights are spent reading pregnancy and parenting books, nurseries are meticulously painted and decorated, and [...]

Hospital Errors Can Cause Cerebral Palsy2020-12-17T12:17:58-04:00

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

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
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