Injury Law Blog

  • Shared Space Applies to Your Restaurant Lawsuit
    If you have a pending lawsuit that pertains to a restaurant or bar industry legal matter, you need to know what “shared space” is, and how it applies to your underlying legal matter, and the role that OSHA guidelines, codes and safety rules will have. Shared space is an industry specific formula
  • Your Keyless Car Can Kill You in Your Sleep
    By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Imagine never having to worry about losing your car keys or locking them in the car. Sounds great, right? Keyless cars area all the rage and offer great convenience. But did you know that they can also kill you, and your whole family, by filling your home with deadly
  • Texas Nursing Homes Going Unchallenged in Cases of Abuse and Neglect
    Carlson Law Firm’s J.T. Borah Urges State to Allow Patient Appeals, More Judicial Relief Texas has the highest percentage of one and two-star nursing homes in the country. Additionally, nursing homes in the state have consistently ranked lowest among the 50 states and the District of Columbia at
  • FDA Overhauls Widely Criticized Medical Device Approval Process
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced plans to overhaul the nation’s medical device approval process. Opponents have long criticized the process for its failure to catch problems with risky implants and other medical products. The FDA wants to make sure new medical devices reflect up-to-
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer The medical device industry is enormous. Everything from medical gloves and gauze to artificial hips, prosthetic devices, and pacemakers are all made by medical device manufacturers. It is the U.S. Food & Drug Read More
  • Since the 1970s, car crash fatalities have been in decline. Part of that decline is because vehicles have overall improved in safety thanks, in part, to vehicle manufacturers heeding government regulations and working to improve car safety. However Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Truck accidents are serious business, and considering there are millions of motorists on American roadways every day, it’s not terribly surprising that in 2016, 3,986 people died in large truck crashes with only 17% of Read More
  • Unpredictable traffic patterns and distracted drivers cause thousands of parking lot accidents that cost consumers millions of dollars each year. While slower speed may give people a false sense of security, the reality is roads are more dangerous Read More
  • Millions of defective vehicles and automotive parts are recalled every year. In some cases, auto recalls can be a potential safety issue. This why the moment you receive a recall notice on your vehicle, you should make it a priority to take care of Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert warning irbesartan users that certain lots of the drug have been voluntarily recalled by Sciegen Pharmaceuticals. Irbesartan is used to treat high Read More
  • Over the years, car safety technology has centered around saving lives and preventing injuries. But it is important to note that not all car crashes are caused by driver error. Many auto accidents occur because of a vehicle defect. Today’s cars come Read More
  • One minute, everything is fine, and then all of a sudden, the worst has happened. You’ve been in a car crash. What you do next will make all the difference from your medical treatment to the compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, Read More
  • Bayer Ceases the Sale of Essure Bayer is standing by the safety of its permanent birth control device, Essure, despite pulling it off shelves. In mid-July, the company announced its decision to halt the sale of Essure by the end of the year. Ceasing Read More
  • The frailty and vulnerable of some elders in the care of nursing homes or other elderly care facilities can make them a target for neglect, abuse and negligent care, a shocking situation that no one wishes for their aging loved ones. Nursing home Read More
  • Daycare workers are responsible for the care of all the children in their charge. When they fail to maintain a reasonable level of care, they are acting negligently and can be held legally liable for their actions. If your child has suffered harm at Read More
  • The magic of Halloween is a childhood favorite. From the spine-chilling decorations to the creepy costumes, Oct. 31 is a night full of fright. However, for parents of young children, what’s even scarier is worrying about the safety of your children Read More
  • Most states require all drivers to carry a minimum level of auto insurance, but not every driver does so. A car accident can cause serious injuries, and if the at-fault driver does not have auto insurance, there can be serious consequences. Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), used in some MRI’s, were first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 30 years ago. Gadolinium is highly-toxic, that is not disputed. That is why it is Read More
  • OSHA guidelines, standards and safety rules apply to nearly every restaurant industry legal matter and it is a whole lot more than the little bit of text on the OSHA wall poster. Your case will more likely than not depend on the standards applied Read More

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