May, 2011 Articles

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Excellence In Worker Safety Celebrated In NC

Over 75 Awards Given For Job Safety At a celebration of the area’s commitment to worker’s rights and job safety, local businesses and government organizations were recognized at a ceremony on Tuesday, ...
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NC Republicans Seek Worker’s Compensation Cap

Proposed Legislation Puts 500 Week Cap On Disability Benefits As legislators argue over the proposed bill in Raleigh, legal experts weigh in on the compensation changes, reports the Triad News. The ...
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Medical Malpractice Demands Compensation

Medical errors are a widespread epidemic, affecting 1 in every 25 hospital patients. In the U.S., medical errors result in up to 200,000 unnecessary deaths in hospital settings and an excess of ...
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Medication Errors Can Lead to Severe Reactions

Medication errors have a wide range of possibilities and can happen at any point on the transmission chain. Medication errors can include a doctor prescribing the wrong drug, or the incorrect dosage; ...
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Two Slain In Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Helmet Not Enough To Save Motorcyclist After their motorcycle crashed into a car pulling out of a driveway, a man and a woman died at the scene, reports The Ledger. Investigators arrived at the scene ...
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Late Fatality In Car Accident Leads To Renewed Investigation

Car Crash Victim Dies A Month Later From Complications A woman who was involved in a horrific car crash in April died this month from what doctors say were complications due to the accident, spawning ...
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Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injury Law

The state of California is vast, it’s pleasant year round weather, expansive coastline, and varied terrain makes it an avid bicyclists dream. San Diego is no exception, with the open roads and ...
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Pedestrian Accidents are Unfortunate Events

Pedestrian/motor vehicle collisions are an inescapable fact of life; unfortunately pedestrians are no match for cars, trucks, buses and eighteen-wheelers on the road. The human body is extremely ...
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Legal Help for Children’s Injuries

Children lack the intelligence, understanding, brain maturation and wisdom to completely protect their self from physical and emotional harm. For this reason, children and teens need to have an adult ...
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Who Should Be Held Accountable For Your Injuries?

Aside from natural causes, when people sustain injuries to their body that affect their physical and emotional wellbeing, the injuries are typically a result of some form of an accident, either on ...
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High Speed Chase Leaves Motorcyclist Dead

Driver Flees DUI Stop As Officer Hangs On For Dear Life A woman is currently being held without bond after she killed a man on a motorcycle while fleeing the cops, Fox News reports. The incident began ...
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Fatal Bicycle Accident In Florida

Truck Collides With Bicyclist On Crowded Bridge A woman was declared dead from her injuries last week after being rescued from the water, reports NBC News. According to the police report, the accident ...
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Dooring Can Cause Serious Injury to Bicyclists

Bicyclists are automatically at a disadvantage on the road because of their small size as compared to cars and other vehicles. Additionally, their riders are more vulnerable as there is little ...
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20/20 Investigation Discovers Unsanitary Conditions in Nail Salons

Consumers who go to nail salons need to be observant as to the general condition of the salon to avoid illness. 20/20 investigators went to different manicure salons in different states. Twenty seven ...
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Seeking Compensation after Amputation Injuries

Amputation injuries refer to the loss of a portion of a limb to an entire body part. Amputations include the severing of an arm, hand, finger, ear, nose, leg or toe, in whole, or in part. Aside from ...
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Real Life Examples of Slip and Fall Injuries

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common and are the subject of many personal injury lawsuits coming under the category of premises liability. It is necessary for property owners both ...
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Study on Prescription Drugs Reveals Most Violence Inducing

A study recently published by The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) in the journal PLoS One, spotlighted the top prescription drugs that cause patients to become violent. This is useful ...
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A Few Recent Product Liability Recalls to Be Aware Of

As consumers we need to be constantly alert for product defects in order to prevent injury to ourselves and family members. Products that we assume are safe are sometimes quite the opposite; a few ...
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Failure to Warn Consumers of Product Dangers Prompt Lawsuits

When products are sold to consumers and it is known that there are potential hazards that may occur with their use, labels that warn of such potentialities should be clearly attached so they can be ...
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When Uninsured Drivers Cause Accidents, What Do You Do?

California law requires that drivers carry automobile insurance but what do you do when someone causes a car accident and they aren't insured? Insurance industry studies show that approximately ...
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