Injury Law Blog

  • How to Minimize the Chances of Birth Injury
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer There’s nothing more devastating than a joyous day of childbirth turning into a tragedy when a baby is injured during birth and forced to face a lifetime of physical and cognitive challenges that most children and families never see. Did you know that in the United
  • Should States Adopt A Lower BAC Limit Of .05?
    In January 2016, the National Transportation Safety Board put out its 2016 Most Wanted List. On that list was a new threshold that the board wants states to adopt for driving impairment: .05% blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Some states are taking heed to this suggestion and moving forward with
  • Roundup Lawsuits: What You Need To Know In 2019
    Four years ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer labeled glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, as a carcinogen. Immediately, Monsanto denied the claim and pointed to several studies. Still, the company’s damage control didn’t stop the thousands of lawsuit that followed the
  • FDA Won’t Ban Breast Implants Linked to Cancer
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Recent news stories have revealed that certain breast implants placed during breast augmentation surgery have been linked a cancer of the immune system known as “breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma” (BIA-ALCL). Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a
  • Shawn Harmon received his certification in Drilling Fluids Engineering after a severe workplace injury left him unable to return to his previous role. In August 2017, Mr. Harmon was employed by Cactus Wellhead. As part of his employment, he  Read More
  • The family of an elderly dementia resident has filed a lawsuit against Tristar Care Center Nursing and Rehabilitation in Fredericksburg, Texas, for its failure to protect the woman from a registered sex offender living as a resident in the facility Read More
  • By Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., CSSC, MSCC and CEO of Synergy Settlement Services On March 18, 2019, the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland announced that the law firm of Meyers, Rodbell & Rosenbaum, P.A., has agreed to pay Read More
  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a convenient and responsible means of disposing of unused prescription drugs in a safe environment. The event provides an opportunity for Americans to participate in the prevention of drug addiction and Read More
  • Pests have long plagued those who work in agriculture. From the locust in The Bible to the weeds of today building up a resistance to Roundup’s active ingredient, glyphosate, unchecked agricultural pests have long been a threat to our food supply. Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer A hernia is a painful medical condition can be debilitating, and while some people may suffer with a hernia for weeks, months, or years others must have surgery right away to correct their hernia—especially if it’s a Read More
  • Central Texas veterans Sergeant Gilberto Figueroa and Staff Sergeant Charles Partain have joined thousands of veterans nationwide in suing Minnesota-based tech company 3M. Both Figueroa and Partain say that the company’s defective earplugs are Read More
  • Each year, the month of March is marked as the time to honor those impacted by brain injury and promote prevention, care, research, and advocacy. For over 30 years, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has called on the nation to observe Read More
  • On Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m., most clocks will ‘spring forward’ causing a majority of Americans to lose an hour of sleep.  Losing that one precious hour of sleep is the downside of daylight saving time. But, on the bright side, we gain an extra Read More
  • According to the most recent statistics from the US Census reports, there are 18.2 million veterans in the United States from all wars and all branches of service. Unfortunately, veterans are at risk of developing mesothelioma or other fatal Read More
  • By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer What is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation allows injured workers to receive financial compensation for their injuries without filing a personal injury lawsuit against their employers. Nearly every employee is Read More
  • By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer There is something very special about riding a motorcycle. Riding while out in the elements can be very rewarding, although, it is important to know what laws you must follow to ride your motorcycle. The following article Read More
  • By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer It is still a little early for road trip on a motorcycle in Michigan, but that is no reason not to think about it and prepare. Before you hit the road you should be aware of the state laws regarding motorcycles, and keep Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer In November 2017, more than 20,000 Google employees and contractors walked off the job in response to how the company had handled sexual assault and harassment claims. One of their demands in order to end the walkout was Read More
  • A personal injury is life-altering in a number of ways. It can stem from a bevy of unfortunate and unexpected events such as car crashes, slip and falls and workplace injuries. When you are the victim of another party’s negligence, you may suffer Read More