15 February, 2017

Lessons from Hurricane Matthew: Mitigating Insurance Risk

By | February 15th, 2017|Insurance Claims|

Hurricane Matthew devastated parts of the Southeastern U.S., particularly areas of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Property managers throughout the region found out just how frustrating it can be to deal with insurance carriers [...]

15 February, 2017

Washington Family Awarded $2.5 Million in “Second-Hand” Asbestos Case

By | February 15th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

A King County, Washington jury awarded $3.5 million to the family of a woman who died from mesothelioma traced to second-hand asbestos exposure. Although the award was recently reduced by $1 million by an [...]

15 February, 2017

Trucking Company Negligence Continues to Be a Major Problem

By | February 15th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

Either through a thirst for increased profits or simply a lack of concern for safety, trucking companies routinely put their drivers in danger – as well as the motorists who share the road with [...]

15 February, 2017

How to Choose a Lawyer After an Oilfield Accident Injury

By | February 15th, 2017|Serious Accidents|

When someone suffers an injury in an oilfield accident, the at-fault party or parties should be held responsible. It could be the employer for not ensuring a safe workplace, the manufacturer of a part [...]

14 February, 2017

What to Know Before You File a Hip Implant Lawsuit

By | February 14th, 2017|Hip Implant|

Thousands of people across the country suffering from complications associated with hip implant surgery have filed lawsuits against the manufacturers of these devices. If you are thinking of taking legal action as well, here [...]

14 February, 2017

CDC Warns of Heater-Cooler Device Infection Risk

By | February 14th, 2017|Heater-Cooler|

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a warning to patients and health care providers regarding heater-cooler devices used during open-heart surgery. The CDC warned that anyone who underwent this procedure [...]

14 February, 2017

What You Need to Know Before Filing a Surgical Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

By | February 14th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

If you have suffered complications after undergoing a procedure that involved the use of a surgical hernia mesh, you are more than likely wondering what your legal options may be. Here are just a [...]

8 February, 2017

Judge Denies Monsanto’s Motion to Dismiss PCB Lawsuits

By | February 8th, 2017|Environmental|

The California cities of San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley will be allowed to continue to pursue lawsuits against Monsanto Co. for costs associated with PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination. A U.S. district judge denied Monsanto's [...]

8 February, 2017

“It’s About Time:” Canada Announces Asbestos Ban

By | February 8th, 2017|Mesothelioma|

The Canadian government has made a move that many people wish would happen in the U.S. – a ban on the manufacture, import or export of asbestos. The ban is expected to take place [...]

8 February, 2017

Symptoms of a Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Infection

By | February 8th, 2017|Heater-Cooler|

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) may be harmless to most people, but can be deadly for those whose immune systems are compromised. If you have a weakened immune system or you recently underwent open-heart surgery involving [...]

8 February, 2017

What the $1 Billion DePuy Hip Implant Verdict Means to You

By | February 8th, 2017|Hip Implant|

On December 1, a Dallas jury awarded an astounding $1 billion to a group of six plaintiffs who alleged they were injured by a hip implant. The plaintiffs sued DePuy Orthopaedics (a subsidiary of [...]

8 February, 2017

Surgical Hernia Mesh FAQ

By | February 8th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

Hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S. undergo hernia surgery each year, and many of these surgeries involve the implantation of a device known as a surgical hernia mesh. Unfortunately, these devices have [...]