Injury Law Blog

  • USA Gymnastics Bankrupt; Abuse Victims May Not Get Restitution
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer USA Gymnastics is in serious financial trouble and the solution the entity came up with to resolve their financial issues has a number of people scratching their heads. Under threat of being decertified by the United States Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics has filed
  • Is Inadequate Security A Reason To File A Lawsuit In Texas?
    Inadequate security lawsuits in Texas hinge on a business or property owner being aware of security risks that exist on their property but fail to take proper security measures to address such dangers. While no one is capable of predicting when an assault, robbery or other violent crime will occur
  • Ford Expands Takata Airbag Recall to more than 950,000 Vehicles
    The Takata airbag recall expanded after Ford Motor Company issued a recall affecting approximately 953,000 vehicles worldwide. This Takata airbag recall expansion includes 782,384 vehicles in the United States and its federal territories. The recall expansion will address passenger frontal airbag
  • Pharmacy Mistakes Can Be Deadly
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer You go to a pharmacy and pick up your prescription for pain medication that you’ve taken on and off for a while. After a few days, you start exhibiting paranoid, delusional behavior and everyone who knows you can tell something is wrong. It is possible you’ve been the
  • 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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