Injury Law Blog

  • Sex Trafficking Victim Sues Facebook
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer A woman, identified only as Jane Doe, filed a lawsuit last week against Facebook alleging that Facebook does not do enough to combat human trafficking and that its website provides an unrestricted platform for traffickers to contact potential victims. The key issue is
  • Are You Facing An Exorbitant Medical Air Lift Bill?
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer If you have experienced the horror of being in an accident so severe that you had to be air lifted to a trauma center with the equipment and medical experts on staff save your life, the only thing on your mind is the desire to live, if you’re even conscious at all.
  • Fatal Car Accidents
    Driving defensively doesn’t guarantee that you will reach your destination alive. There are other drivers on the road, and not all of them will drive as safely as you do. There are over 6 million car accidents in the US every year. Six percent of these are fatal car accidents. To avoid becoming a
  • Are Breast Implants Linked to Breast Cancer
    For years, researchers have been studying a possible link between breast implants and the development of Breast-Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). But estimates of the risk of this happening have varied widely. So are breast implants in fact linked to breast cancer?
  • Peripheral neuropathy is a painful and potentially debilitating disease that affects more than 3 million Americans every year. Peripheral neuropathy is the result of nerve damage that leads to weakness, numbness or painful sensations in the limbs. Read More
  • Do you want to win your slip, trip, and fall cases that take place in restaurants? Of course, you do. Did you know that slips, trips, and falls in the restaurant industry are completely different from slips, trips, and falls in any other industry? Read More
  • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children in the United States. As parents, we try our best to keep our children out of harm’s way by ensuring they are always sitting in the back, buckled up and in an appropriate car seat Read More
  • Since 1989, the number of breast cancer deaths has significantly decreased. This decrease is credited mainly to groups who began raising awareness about breast cancer during the 1980s. Because of the emphasis put on women’s breast cancer from Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Most of us have used a 3M product at some time or another and know that the products manufactured by this company are helpful around the house and office. Unfortunately, 3M is in a lot of legal trouble (again), and Read More
  • By Restaurant Expert Witness – Howard Cannon Did you know that OSHA plays a very important role in nearly every restaurant and bar industry lawsuit and insurance claim? Well, it most certainly does, and it doesn’t matter if the person that got Read More
  • Each year, doctors and hospitals make thousands of serious errors that may lead to death or serious injuries. These errors are underreported as there is no law requiring doctors to admit mistakes publicly. And you’ll be hard pressed to find a doctor Read More
  • The US Food and Drug Administration has reported finding an additional “unexpected impurity” in three lots of Torrent Pharmaceuticals’ recalled blood pressure medication Valsartan. On Sept. 13 the FDA said that three lots of drugs were contaminated Read More
  • Although some people enjoy driving, most people don’t enjoy sitting traffic. Nor do they enjoy the amount of time spent in a car driving when they could be doing other things. In fact, an average American spends about 500 days of his or her life Read More
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a slowly progressing disease in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells called granulocytes. A genetic change takes place in an early version of myeloid cells called the Philadelphia chromosome. Due Read More
  • The heart doesn’t just stop during a heart attack. Instead, the organ struggles to pump blood as well as it should causing shortness of breath, weakness, swollen legs and feet and other symptoms. Cardiovascular conditions, coronary heart disease and Read More
  • Labor Day is more than just a three-day weekend in September. It is a national U.S. holiday that honors the  American labor movement, and the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country. The labor Read More
  • Turn signals are one of the basic rules that people are taught when they first get behind the wheel of a car. However, many motorists ignore these basic safety precautions and fail to use turn signals when driving. Unfortunately, in some cases, this Read More
  • As our kids head back to school, we begin to think about their safety. We want to educate them about unforeseen dangers while walking to school, taking the bus or even the chance of gun encounters on campus. However, one thing we may fail to Read More
  • When we dine out, we expect to have a pleasant experience. Rarely do we even consider illness to be because of something we ate. Instead, we put trust in restaurants to handle food safely and responsibly. The bad news is that there are many Read More