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Car Crash Victim Gets Both Insurance and Disability Payments.

  Posted on July 5, 2016  

Feb

19

If you slip on a puddle in a store and injure yourself, you may be able to sue the store for not cleaning it up … if the store knew (or should have known) that it was there. So this raises the question: How quickly must a store realize that someone has spilled something, and […]

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Feb

19

City could be sued for car crash

  Posted on February 19, 2016  

Cristyn Cordova was driving on busy Colorado Boulevard in Los Angeles when another car veered into her lane. Cristyn was forced off the road into the median, where she struck a large magnolia tree. She and three of her passengers died. Cristyn’s family sued the other driver, but they also sued the city, claiming that […]

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Feb

19

Filters for blood clots are causing health problems.

  Posted on February 19, 2016  

IVC filters are small spider-like nets that are implanted into a patient’s bloodstream in order to prevent blood clots from entering the heart or lungs. But a recent NBC News investigation revealed that as many as 27 deaths have been associated with the product, known commercially as the “Recovery Filter.” Apparently the filters have been […]

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Feb

19

Here’s a common issue when a doctor is negligent.

  Posted on February 19, 2016  

Doctors may have the best of intentions, but sometimes a doctor will make a mistake or be careless, and harm results. In many states, there are strict time limits for filing a lawsuit against a doctor. That means a patient must file a claim within a short time after the doctor’s actions, or lose any […]

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Feb

10

Most of the time, auto insurance is fairly straightforward. You’re typically covered for damage to your own car, and for damage you might do to other cars or property. You’re covered for injuries to yourself or others in an accident, for car theft, and possibly for roadside assistance or a rental car if your own car […]

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Jan

05

Garcia de la Garza in the Houston Chronicle

  Posted on January 5, 2016  

Federal judge urges parties to try to settle Taser case ‘A jury could say: This man has a dart in the eye and they’re still shooting him’, official tells attorneys for city. In a deeply concerned tone, a veteran federal judge implored the city of Houston and a lawyer for an unarmed man, who in […]

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Dec

08

            Anti-nausea medication Zofran is tied to birth defects. Zofran is an anti-nausea drug that’s often prescribed for pregnant women suffering from morning sickness. But it now appears that taking Zofran while pregnant could seriously harm the fetus, according to a recent study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and […]

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Dec

01

A public school district could be held legally responsible for not having an automated external defibrillator at a high-school soccer game, after a player collapsed and suffered permanent brain damage, the Florida Supreme Court recently decided. The player, Abel Limones, had stopped breathing and had no pulse. His coach and a nurse who happened to be […]

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Nov

11

Personal Injury Lawyers Take On: Sports injuries.

  Posted on November 11, 2015  

Don’t give up! You might be compensated for a sports injury People who play recreational sports sometimes get injured; that’s a risk they face when they decide to engage in an athletic pursuit. But, often, the real cause of an injury isn’t the person’s own carelessness or bad luck; it’s something that the proprietor of […]

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Nov

02

Elderly patients are being neglected and mistreated in nursing homes far more frequently than most people realize.  Even worse, when injury or death happens as a result of negligence by the nursing home, most relatives assume the cause was simply due to old age. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, about one out […]

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