Injury Law Blog

  • The 411 on Hernia Mesh Lawsuits
    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 large hernia. According to WebMD, a hernia occurs “
  • 3M's Defective Earplugs Changed The Lives of Central Texas Veterans
    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 responsible for hearing damage they endured while
  • March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month
    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 Brain Injury Awareness Month through a public
  • Daylight Saving: A Day to Check for Recalls
    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 hour of sunlight in the evening. This extra hour of
  • 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
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer An Athens, Ohio boy and his family have been awarded $44.5 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit in which the boy’s undiagnosed ear infection in 2014 caused a brain infection so severe it left the all of the boy’s Read More
  • BRCA stands for Breast Cancer susceptibility gene. There are two BRCA genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, which work as tumor suppressors. Researchers have found that there are 1,800 different types of BRCA mutations. Some of these mutations are harmful and may Read More

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