December 31, 2018

Tips for Getting Treatment for a Work-Related Injury in Providence, RI

Injuries at work happen more frequently than you may think. In fact, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training reported that in 2017 over 18,000 Rhode Island employees were injured while at work. This number reflects the number of injuries reported on worker’s compensation claims filed. Work-related injuries can mean missed time at work…

August 7, 2018

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 if…

June 21, 2018

Physiomesh Plaintiffs Looking to Consolidate Cases in New Jersey

A growing number of cases have been filed against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon in connection with the Physiomesh patch. Plaintiffs claim the patches are defective and have caused serious injuries and side effects including adhesions, infections, allergic reactions, and even the need for further invasive surgeries. A group of 62 injured individuals…

November 1, 2017

Horrific Conditions at Nursing Home After Owner Steals Medicaid Money

The owner of a nursing home in Festus, Missouri, who admitted to stealing more than $667,000 from Medicaid, was sentenced in a federal court to 41 months in prison. According to a news report, the 53-year-old man spent most of the money on strippers, gambling, pet care, and country club fees. He has been ordered…