Injury Law Blog

  • Insulators Are Exposed to Asbestos
    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 insulation can still be found today in thousands (if
  • What Happens When A U.S. Citizen is Wrongfully Deported?
    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 impossible for a U.S. citizen to be mistaken for an
  • Are Incretin Memetic Drugs Linked To Pancreatic Cancer Risks?
    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.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the
  • 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
  • As a driver, have you ever been inconvenienced by a bicyclist on the road? More than likely, you've experienced the frustration that comes with being "stuck" behind a slow-moving cyclist on a busy road—but it's important to realize that bicyclists Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer Though many people have seen public court cases played out on television, fewer people are aware of Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR. ADR refers to non-litigative practices aimed at resolving disputes. Both parties Read More
  • Each year in the United States as many as ten thousand people die from burn injuries and more than two million people seek medical care due to burns. The majority of burn injuries happen to the most vulnerable in the population, namely senior Read More
  • If you’ve been injured in a vehicle accident or slip and fall, you’ve felt physical pain and perhaps even suffered psychological harm as well. You may be entitled to compensation for the suffering you’ve endured due to the negligence of another Read More
  • This is a guest blog post from the law firm of Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller. Human error prompts most of today's car accidents, and yet, many drivers are reluctant to cede control to self-driving cars. So far, research indicates Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer If you’ve been injured by another person’s negligence, you may want to file a claim with your insurance company in order to cover your medical expenses. But what happens when another party is at fault? How exactly does Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as many as half of all Parkinson’s patients can experience hallucinations or delusions at some point during their illness. In April 2016, the FDA approved Read More
  • Driving while distracted is becoming more common. One recent study found that in the US approximately 60% of drivers use their phones at least once during the day. This is reckless.  It not only endangers the lives of other road users, but also your Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Phone scammers are targeting September 11th Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) recipients, including first responders and survivors of the attack. New York representatives Carolyn B. Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Traffic laws are established to prevent accidents. They are designed to protect both motorists and pedestrians. These rules lay out how motorists and pedestrians should use the roads. In addition to the laws affecting Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer When you get hurt on the job, it’s good to know that there are mechanisms in place for obtaining much-needed compensation for medical bills and lost wages. These mechanisms are known as worker’s compensation. Luckily, Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer The attacks that occurred on September 11th, 2001, resulted in the death of nearly 3,000 people. The immediate impact of the event could be felt throughout the globe, and surely, New York City residents who lived in Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer In February, the Oregon Supreme Court affirmed an appeals court decision, effectively acknowledging the validity of a wrongful birth claim brought by two parents, while rejecting a wrongful life claim brought by the Read More
  • The physical effects of the dog bite are obvious. Scratches, stitches, and scars are all visible to the naked eye. Many people assume that once healed, life moves on.But what we don’t realize is that psychological dog bite injuries can have an even Read More
  • (CNN) A jury in Middlesex County, New Jersey, awarded $30 million in compensatory damages on Thursday to a man who got cancer after decades of using talcum powder. His wife was awarded $7 million in damages. Banker Stephen Lanzo said he used Read More