October, 2013 Articles

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Dog Attack Statistics and Facts

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), close to 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in this country annually. The CDC reports that one out of every five dog attacks ...
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Federal and State Laws Regarding Nursing Home Care

Nursing home abuse and neglect has gained the national spotlight as more and more cases of this type of detrimental care of our most vulnerable citizens have come to light. Nursing home abuse can ...
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Injuries and Deaths Plague Carnival Cruise Lines

In the latest in a string of cruise ship injuries and fatalities, a Carnival Cruise crew member died earlier this week while working on the outside of a ship docked in its New Orleans port. The crew ...
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Louisiana Drunk Driving Accident Facts

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 17,454 drunk driving arrests were made in 2011 in the state of Louisiana. That year 226 people died as a result of drunk drivers which represented 33 ...
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$54 Million Paid out in Defective Vaginal Mesh Claims

American Medical Systems (AMS) is a medical device manufacturing company that makes transvaginal mesh products. These products are used to repair adverse conditions in women, such as pelvic organ ...
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Texas Laws on Distracted Driving

Driving while using a cell phone or texting has become a national problem which experts say has been understated and underreported. This is because data concerning the number of accidents, injuries, ...
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Officer Struck and Killed by Vehicle on Navy Base

The family of a veteran police officer has suffered a second tragedy within weeks of the first. F.L. was on duty when he was hit by a Navy base vehicle. Details of the accident were not available as ...
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Food Poisoning Claims and Lawsuits

Food poisoning incidents have become more and more prominent in this country. Frequent stories about contaminated food products have become the subject of news media reports. Unfortunately, the safety ...
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Car Accident Damages

Car Accident Attorneys often deal with a number of questions when people that have been injured in a Car Accident come to meet them. However, the question everyone has for their Car Accident Attorneys ...
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Automotive Defect Cases Lead to Safer Cars

Many claims and lawsuits have been made against auto manufacturers in the last few decades which have resulted in safer vehicles for the public. These lawsuits have stemmed from defective component ...
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Bus Crash Leaves 1 Dead and 44 Injured

In Pennsylvania, a crash involving a Greyhound bus and a tractor trailer has resulted in the death of one person and the injuries of another 44. The bus was carrying 50 people when it rammed into the ...
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FDA Repeats Warning about Injection Drugs from NuVision

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has repeated its warning to medical facilities and others concerning NuVision sterile products. The FDA issued concerns about the pharmaceutical company's ...
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Sports Injuries

Personal Injury Attorneys will, from time to time, have prospective clients contact them about injuries they suffered while they were playing sports. As with any physical activity, sports inherently ...
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Family of Man Run Over by Dump Truck are Demanding Justice

Police were called to a gas station at the corner of 28 th Street and 12 th Avenue when a body was found near the roadway. 54-year-old W.S. was declared dead at the scene having suffered severe crush ...
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Salmon Wholesaler Recalls Products due to Possible Food Poisoning

The Alaska-based wholesaler, Big Blue Fisheries, recently announced that they are recalling all of their smoked fish products. The recall was made in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration ...
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Suspected Drunk Driver Accused of Causing Fatal Wreck

One woman was killed and others injured when a man alleged to have been driving under the influence of either drugs or alcohol crashed into two cars. The incident happened on Saturday around 11:00 at ...
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Jury to Decide Punitive Damages in Fatal DUI Accident

A man has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars and ordered to pay $30 million in compensatory damages after he was found guilty of causing a crash that claimed the lives of two people. He now awaits ...
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Fiery Single Car Accident Results in Fatality

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a severe accident recently that left one woman seriously injured and another dead. A woman driving a late model Dodge Neon was traveling with a male ...
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Former Police Officer on Trial in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

The trial concerning DUI charges against a former Pittsburgh police officer for a fatal accident that occurred two years ago is now underway. The officer, A.L., was off duty at the time of the ...
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Diabetes Drug Byetta Facing Lawsuits

Byetta, manufactured by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, is a drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes in a twice-daily or a weekly injectable form. It was approved in 2005 by the FDA. In 2007, the FDA added a black ...
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