What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice Cases

By | February 9, 2017

Being a victim of medical malpractice is a scary, frustrating and life-changing experience. Unfortunately, we hear about these tragedies all too often in the news – scalpels left in a patient’s abdomen, wrong incisions, etc. – but we never think that it can happen to us. In reality, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in… Read More »

How Prescription Drug Approvals Could Be Affected by the Trump Administration

By | February 8, 2017

Like it or not, Donald Trump is now officially the President of the United States. One thing we are seeing from the White House is that he is making good on his campaign rhetoric. With that in mind, there is one statement he made on the campaign trail that will likely affect the approval process for prescription drugs. 

The Burden of Proof and Persuasion in Civil and Criminal Cases

By | January 24, 2017

In the summer of 2015, a jury awarded over $20 million to a mother whose son was killed in San Bernardino while crossing an uncontrolled five lane highway to reach the only school bus stop near his home. The San Bernardino injury attorneys  representing his family in the wrongful death claim alleged that requiring a young student to… Read More »

Four Quick Facts About Commercial Truck Accidents

By | January 13, 2017

According to the American Trucking Associations, nearly 70 percent of all the freight tonnage moved in the country goes on trucks. In short, the commercial trucking industry is the lifeline of the United States economy. However, commercial trucks are involved in more road crashes than any other type of vehicle due to their extensive time on the road.

Looking for Signs of Malpractice in Your Doctor’s Office

By | December 21, 2016

Every year, the vast of majority of Americans will have some form of contact with a healthcare professional. The Centers for Disease Control puts that percentage at around 83 percent for adults and 92 percent for children. 

The Ultimate Guide for Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

By | December 6, 2016

Negligent or unjustified actions of a person can often lead to a wrongful death. These actions may include medical malpractice, road crashes, workplace accidents, and occupational illnesses. According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional injuries or accidents are the fourth most common cause of deaths in the United States. The data also shows that negligent… Read More »

Medical Malpractice: Understanding the Notion of Frivolous Claims

By | December 5, 2016

In 1997, Doctor Tad Grenga was called into Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Virginia to attempt to reattach the hand of a construction worker who had severed his own right hand with a power saw. Since the patient had a long history of psychiatric problems, Dr. Grenga asked the second opinion of a psychiatrist to ensure that the… Read More »

Can Your Criminal Record be Expunged?

By | December 2, 2016

Nowadays having any type of criminal record can significantly damage your future. From job security and loan approval, to college admittance and gun rights, your legal rights are extremely limited. So what can you do to restore your integrity?

The Rewards of Whistleblowing

By | December 1, 2016

For those of us that pay close attention to the news, it seems as though fraud is rampant in our country. There has been a steady stream of stories relating to corruption in the healthcare and financial industries, ranging from the recent $1 billion Medicare bust in Miami to the collective $36 billion a year in financial fraud… Read More »

Who is to Blame for a Single-Vehicle Car Accident?

By | November 29, 2016

Being involved in any type of car accident can be a scary and frustrating experience – especially when it wasn’t your fault. How many times have you driven down the freeway and had to swerve to avoid an object in the road? Or abruptly slow down to drive through an unavoidable pothole? If you’ve experienced harm – whether… Read More »