As many as 234 securities class actions were filed in federal courts in 2015, the highest since 2008. Moreover, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed about 807 enforcement actions that covered a range of misconduct and obtained orders equal to about $4.2 billion in disgorgement and penalties in 2015, as compared to 755 enforcement actions and… Read More »
As hospitals are under increasing budgetary pressure, finding affordable medical devices and equipment can take buyers overseas to one of many trusted manufacturers. The problem that has riddled the American healthcare system is the import of medical devices that meet preliminary standards at the time of purchase, but are not vetted through years of service to determine long-term… Read More »
About one in eight motorists don’t have any automobile insurance, a daunting figure if you’ve been in an accident. Depending on where you live, the number of uninsured can be even higher. This can make the submission of a claim difficult or time consuming if you were the recipient of personal injury as a result of the collision.… Read More »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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.
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 »
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 »