Injury Law Blog

  • Will a Drunk Driver’s Conviction Help Your Car Accident Case?
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer There really is no easy answer to the question of whether or not a drunk driver’s conviction will help your personal injury claim following a car accident with injuries. If a drunk driver is criminally charged and convicted of drunk driving following the car accident in
  • Vitamin E Acetate May be Cause of Vaping Illness
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Vitamin E acetate is an additive and thickening agent that may be the cause of the vaping-related lung illness that has claimed 40 lives and has caused over 2,000 other teenagers and adults to require medical care as of the time of this writing. Used both as an additive
    It’s an unfortunate reality that we all must face at some point: the time has come when you can no longer safely care for your senior parent at home. Realizing the need to place your loved one in a nursing home facility can be upsetting for you. Nursing homes get a lot of bad press for abuse and
  • Ohio Workers’ Compensation Still Doesn’t Cover PTSD in First Responders
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, created in 1912, helps injured workers and employers deal with workplace injuries. The Ohio BWC pays medical benefits and lost wages to employees who are injured on the job or who contract an occupational disease on the job; the
  • 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
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer If you live in or near a city, there’s a good chance you’ve seen electric scooters (known as e-scooters) parked on street corners or zooming along with city traffic. The popularity of e-scooters is huge, and many people Read More
  • Driving is a particularly dangerous activity. However, because of the number of times you’ve gotten behind the wheel of a car and survived it is easy to forget just how dangerous it is. Even if you believe that you are a good driver, you may be Read More
  • Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal activity in the world. The term refers to a bevy of acts that includes both forced labor and sexual exploitation. Many people think of the movie “Taken” when they think of young girls being sex Read More