Personal Injury Blog

Dump Truck in Multi-Car Crash Had a History of Safety Violations

A serious accident in Texas involving a dump truck, three passenger cars, and an 18-wheeler left multiple people injured. It happened after the driver of the dump truck lost control of the vehicle and had to jump out of the truck just before it crashed into three other vehicles. One of the vehicles involved […]

Will I Need a Rabies Shot if I am Bitten by a Dog?

Dog bite injuries are very common. In fact, over 1 million people in the U.S. are treated for injuries related to dog bites each year. Most of these visits involve treatment for common dog bite injuries such as cuts, gashes, puncture wounds, scratches, and damage to nerves, muscles or tendons. Another concern dog bite […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 6 – 13, 2018

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.32 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled Sinus Relief Nasal MistProduct Quest Manufacturing LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of CVS Health 12 […]

Jury Awards Iowa Woman’s Family $29.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

The family of an Iowa woman who died during a CT scan filed a lawsuit alleging medical malpractice after the tragic incident. After hearing the facts of the case, the jury agreed that her doctors had made mistakes that caused her injuries and ultimately her death, and they awarded the family $29.5 million in […]

Bristol Man Receives $350,000 Settlement From Amica Insurance Company

Our client was injured while driving his moped in Bristol when a car coming from the opposite direction attempted to make a quick turn right in front of him. He was not able to get out of the way in time and sustained injuries. The accident caused him suffer persistent pain to his shoulder […]

Common Reasons for Medical Malpractice Suits After Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Carpel tunnel syndrome is a condition that effects the nerves in the wrist and can cause pain, numbness, and stiffness in the wrist and hands. It is the most common nerve compression disorder that effects the hands. The condition frequently occurs among individuals who use their hands to perform repetitive motions at work, such […]

The Fine Line Between an Aggregated Injury and Workers’ Compensation Claim

Work-related injuries that an employee may experience and as a result collect workers’ compensation for raises a very promising inquiry: May an employee collect damages from an accident that is separate and distinct from the workers’ compensation related accident? In other words, can an employee who is already collecting workers’ compensation collect additional damages […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: July 30 – August 5, 2018

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.25 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled Piperacillin InjectionZithromax, Zmax (azithromycin): FDA Warning – Increased Risk of Cancer Relapse with Long-Term Use […]

Should I Hire a Lawyer if I am Injured at Work in Fall River?

Hiring a lawyer to help you with your workers’ compensation claim is strongly recommended in certain situations. The Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents advises workers to seek the guidance of a Massachusetts workers’ compensation lawyer when your claim is disputed or denied. The reason for this is that the rules and laws surrounding your […]

Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Fall River Dog Bite Lawyer

After being injured by a dog bite, one of the most important decisions you will make is hiring a lawyer who can represent your interests and make sure you are compensated for your injuries. This is a highly personal decision and depends on a number of factors. There is certain information you will want […]