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What Are the Risks of Premature Birth?

There are many serious risks of premature birth. Some health risks are short-term, while in other cases, being born prematurely can lead to problems that affect people for the rest of their lives. In addition to the physical problems from being born early, there are often serious financial impacts to parents of premature babies. Babi[...]

Date: January 27, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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Types of Birth Injuries Caused by Delayed C-Sections

When C-sections are delayed because doctors or nurses don’t recognize dangerous complications during labor, birth injuries can happen. The types of birth injuries caused by delayed C-sections include: Brain damage Cerebral palsy Erb’s palsy. Children who sustain such injuries will often need expensive and sometimes l[...]

Date: January 20, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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What Did I Hire You For?

Why you have to participate in litigation. Many of the cases we handle settle without filing a lawsuit. We frequently resolve a claim directly with the insurance company. When the time is right (at the conclusion of treatment, or when the future course of your injury can be determined by your doctors), we gather the medical docume[...]

Date: January 19, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Several Studies Show You Get Significantly More Money in a Settlement if You Hire an Attorney

When you’re seriously injured in a car accident, the money you get through an insurance settlement will be needed to pay for expensive medical bills, time you may miss at work, and other losses. So it’s important to get as much money as you can when you’re an innocent victim of another’s negligence. As insurance industry stud[...]

Date: January 13, 2021 / Verdicts & Settlements
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How Do You Know if Your Back Injury in an Accident is Serious?

Serious back injuries need medical care right away. But sometimes people who severely injure their back in a car crash, fall, or other accident don’t even know it. How do you know if your back injury in an accident is serious? Besides the bad pain you may feel, there are many other symptoms of a serious back injury. It’s impo[...]

Date: January 6, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Kobalt Saws Recalled for Laceration Hazard

Have you bought a Kobalt® saw? If so, you should stop using your saw immediately because you could be seriously injured by it. Kobalt saws have been recalled for a “laceration hazard,” according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which is the federal agency tasked with protecting Americans from dangerous prod[...]

Date: December 30, 2020 / Personal Injury
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How Slip and Fall Accidents Can Leave You with Lifelong Injuries

Some slip and fall accidents cause only bumps and bruises. But in too many cases, slip and fall accidents leave people with lifelong injuries that require extensive medical treatment and other expensive care. Traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, broken hips, and other injuries due to slips and falls can permanently change li[...]

Date: December 23, 2020 / Premises Liability
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How Can a Letter of Protection Help You?

The unexpected has happened: You were driving on the highway, and as you slowed down for traffic, the car behind you rammed into you. You’re injured and hurting. You’re in the Emergency Room, and you know you need more medical care. There’s one huge problem. You can’t afford the high cost of medical treatment. You don’t hav[...]

Date: December 18, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Can a Fatal Car Accident Also be a Wrongful Death Case?

If someone dies in a crash, that fatal car accident may also be a wrongful death case. Wrongful death is when someone dies due to the negligent or intentional actions of another party. When a distracted, aggressive, or drunk driver causes a negligent accident that kills someone, a legal claim can be made against them for wrongful de[...]

Date: December 18, 2020 / Wrongful Death
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5 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a major cause of serious injury, disability, and death in the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 1.5 million people sustain them every year. Even though they happen so frequently, there is still a lot of misunderstanding about them. This makes it har[...]

Date: December 11, 2020 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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What is a Class Action Lawsuit Against a Drug Company, and Should I Join One?

Should you join a class action lawsuit against the pharma company to make them accountable for your injuries after taking their drug? When your doctor prescribes you any medication, it may be intended to cure a disease or condition, improve health, or relieve pain. However, sometimes the unexpected happens, and the drug you thought w[...]

Date: December 4, 2020 / Drug Injury
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Choosing Between Your Primary Care Doctor, an Urgent Care Clinic, and the Hospital Emergency Room

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident is an overwhelming experience. A serious car wreck can present devastating injuries, and not obtaining immediate medical treatment can be fatal to your well-being and personal injury claim. Even if you don’t think you need medical treatment because your injuries seem minor, don’t mak[...]

Date: November 20, 2020 / Personal Injury
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Who Is at Fault If You Are Hit by an Uber Driver?

Technology hasn’t only changed how we communicate with each other, but how we travel as well. With a single of touch of a button, you can open the Uber app and request a ride. You no longer have to wait for public transportation at a bus stop or hail a cab from the curb. Uber has brought convenience to the rider. Sometimes conv[...]

Date: November 13, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What Are Non-Economic Damages in a Settlement?

What Are Non-Economic Damages in a Settlement? Immediately after being injured in an accident, you will be confronted with making important decisions. These decisions will affect the settlement value of your case. For example, waiting too long to seek medical treatment and not consulting with an attorney early on may be detrimental [...]

Date: November 3, 2020 / Verdicts & Settlements
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How Do You Know Whether You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice happens when doctors, nurses, or other healthcare workers make negligent mistakes that hurt patients. If you’ve been injured in a medical setting, how do you know whether you have a medical malpractice case? Sometimes doctors and others make errors that don’t rise to the level of medical malpractice. To h[...]

Date: October 27, 2020 / Medical Malpractice
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What Does “Wrongful Death” Mean?

In the personal injury context, wrongful death refers to a victim’s death caused by someone else’s negligent or reckless act or behavior. Although the deceased victim can no longer pursue a personal injury claim and seek compensation for his or her injuries in a manner the victim would have been able to had he or she lived, the v[...]

Date: October 19, 2020 / Wrongful Death
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Is Cerebral Palsy Preventable?

Was my child’s cerebral palsy preventable? The answer to this question is “it may have been.” But it depends upon the cause. Sometimes even with the best medical care possible, cerebral palsy can develop. In other cases, though, cerebral palsy may be due to subpar treatment of mothers and babies by doctors, nurses, or other hea[...]

Date: October 16, 2020 / Medical Malpractice
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Can I Sue for Side-Effect Injuries if I Took an FDA-Approved Drug for Off-Label Use?

If you’ve had side-effect injuries after taking an FDA-approved drug for off-label use, you may be able to sue. Whether you can sue depends on the specifics of your unique case. But if it’s a case where a drug maker illegally promoted their product for off-label use and you were hurt, the manufacturer may be liable. Or if a docto[...]

Date: October 9, 2020 / Drug Injury