Injury Law Blog

  • Wisconsin Bill Could Penalize Parents Who Allow Underage Drinking
    By Sean Lally, Staff Writer Wisconsin State Representative, André Jaque (R-De Pere) announced in late March that he and Senator Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) are introducing a bill that would close a loophole allowing parents to host underage drinkers, according to Cara Lombardo of the Associated Press
  • Essure a Journey from Assurance to Not so sure!
    Today, we live in a world that is determined by our ability to choose. With the advent of 21st century there is a strong sense of purpose that cuts across all gender, class, race, and ethnicity. There is an increase in human population world over by multitudes; there is now a growing urgency
  • In the Pocket of Big Business, Iowa Governor Signs Workers Compensation Reform Law
    By Lynn Shapiro, Staff Writer Iowa business interests are insisting the state is facing a workers’ compensation crisis, benefiting opportunistic attorneys and their pariah clients.  But the numbers don't support these arguments, according to a Des Moines Register analysis of workers' compensation
  • Will Louisiana Raise Cap on Med-Mal Awards from $500,000 to $1 Million?
    By Lynn Shapiro, Staff Writer It’s heartening that rather than attempting to cap medical malpractice damages and rein in the statute of limitations as usual, two Louisiana House leaders sponsored bills that would have raised monetary damage caps and relaxed the statute of limitations for filing med
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer Multiple news outlets have reported that an unidentified man was dragged from his seat on a United Airlines flight by airport security officers. Footage taken by another passenger shows the officers forcibly removing the Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer State and federal legislators are making a concerted effort to limit disabled people in their ability to file lawsuits against companies that don’t adhere to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer In January of 2016, Donald Trump made a bold promise on the campaign trail that he has yet to follow through on. While in Burlington, Vermont, he had this to say: “I will get rid of gun-free zones on schools, and — you Read More
  • This article was submitted on behalf of San Antonio injury attorney Thomas J. Henry Every year many people are injured at work, in vehicle crashes, while riding bikes or playing sports, falling over, and the like, and end up with a traumatic brain Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer By now you have probably heard of the American Legislative Exchange Council (commonly referred to as ALEC), and you may even be aware of its primary function: to draft pro-corporate “model” legislation in closed-door mock Read More
  • By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer According to a study published on the American Family Physician, about nine percent of all people who are involved in auto collisions (approximately 3.5 million people in the US every year) develop Post Traumatic Stress Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer If you’ve had the misfortune of injuring your spine, then you know the turmoil that accompanies such a horrible event. Beyond the astronomical medical bills, a spinal cord injury can result in loss of income, severe Read More
  • By Paul Faust, Founder - “Are you ready, willing and able to assist in the event of an emergency?” With a quick nod of the head and a verbal “yes” you are now officially part of the airline’s emergency response team.  I am a Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer According to an observational study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, people taking Xarelto (rivaroxaban) may be more likely to have a serious bleeding event than those taking Pradaxa (dabigatran). Johnson and Read More
  • By Lynn Shapiro, Staff Writer Personal Injury Attorney, Jeff Robinette, Addresses Major Concerns Regarding the Trump Administration’s Disregard for the Environment, and Empty Promises for Coal Mining Jobs  Attorney Jeffery (Jeff) L. Robinette, of Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer According to a recent post by Michigan attorney Steven Gursten, insurance companies are hiking premiums in response to an increase in “distracted-driving” fatalities, a move familiar to injury lawyers who have seen Read More
  • This post has been submitted by Attorney Kirby Mouser of The Baim Law Firm in Pine Bluff, Arkansas If you are injured by the negligence of another and make a claim for medical expense, lost income or pain and suffering you will likely be asked to Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer According to a recent Star Tribune report, on Tuesday March 7th, Gretchen Carlson, former Fox news anchor, spoke to Congress about her inability to go to trial for sexual harassment charges against former Fox News Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer According to a recent Washington Post article, in 2013, Janet Delana sued Odessa Pawn & Gun Shop for negligence after they sold a weapon and ammunition to her daughter, Colby Sue Weathers. Ms. Weathers had been Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer On March 6, 2017, a federal judge ordered the Veteran’s Administration to pay $2.5 million to Army veteran Steven Cooper for delayed diagnosis of cancer. When Cooper was finally diagnosed, he had stage-IV prostate Read More