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
  • By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer Insulation, the material that is responsible for keeping our houses warm and  soundproofing walls, was madewith asbestos for many years. Though the EPA has banned the use of asbestos in insulation, asbestos-containing Read More
  • Being on an ICE hold in an ICE detention center and facing deportation can be a traumatic experience for anyone, especially when compounded with confusion and uncertainty if you are, in fact, an American citizen. Many people believe that it is Read More
  • Medication is supposed to improve the lives of those suffering. When doctors write you a prescription, you shouldn’t have to worry about cancer risks or any other issues that could harm your health. But, not all medications were created equal. The U Read More
  • 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 Read More
  • 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 Read More
  • 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 Read More
  • 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 Read More
  • The rate of Texas women who died from complications related to pregnancy doubled from 2010 to 2014, a new study has found. It may come as a surprise to many that the Lone Star state has an estimated maternal mortality rate that is unmatched in any Read More
  • Last week, The Boston Globe and USA Today published data on Veterans Affairs (VA) nursing home facilities obtained through internal documents. The information measures the quality of nursing homes in 133 VA nursing home facilities that serve more Read More
  • If you’ve just been in a car accident, you’re likely overwhelmed. You may need to seek medical attention if you were injured. You may also be contending with work and family problems if you don’t have access to a car. Insurance companies know that Read More
  • Many shoppers are ditching the over-crowded parking lots and long checkout lines by choosing to shop for the holidays in their pajamas at home, or on their lunch break at work via smartphone. However, online shopping can easily darken your holiday Read More
  • Apartment fires happen when we least expect it. These unexpected events can leave tenants without homes, in addition to lost belongings. If a fire is severe and does enough damage, renters may have to come out of pocket to pay for temporary housing Read More
  • “Dirty dining” is something we all typically avoid. Even without thinking about the consequences of food poisoning, for most of us, a dirty restaurant or restaurant with a bad reputation is enough to turn our stomachs. However, foodborne illnesses Read More
  • Every year, approximately 900 people are killed and nearly 76,000 people are injured in car crashes during snowfall or sleet. As we move deeper into December, temperatures are dropping across the nation and the chances of inclement weather are Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer “Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays, 'Cause no matter how far away you roam…” These are lyrics from one of our most beloved Christmas carols and one that’s especially meaningful because millions of people Read More