Personal injury law articles include how negligence causes foreseeable injuries, such as car and truck accidents.

EPA Opts to Discontinue Examining Deadly Asbestos in Older Buildings

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Our president and his nominee, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), may have made a decision that could negatively impact the health and lives of everyone in America. The issue, in this case, is asbestos. Keep in mind that opposition to dangerous asbestos is nonpartisan, and so is the extensive research that […]

Medical Malpractice Case Confirms Numerous Patients Were Unnecessarily Prescribed Dangerous Medication

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Recently, a story broke in Detroit, Michigan about a group of individuals that exploited patients in order to conduct a $200 million scheme under a facade of authentic medical care. Needless to say, much suffering and heartache was caused by this deception, particularly since medical malpractice was committed, and patients were prescribed unnecessary harmful and […]

Legal Options for Victims of School Shootings

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School should be one of the safest places in the community. Instead, school shootings are a tragic reality, and the deaths, injuries, and repercussions are a serious problem in our country today. More and more, individuals are seeking justice against the assailant and any individuals or entities that ultimately caused or contributed towards the crime. […]

Uber Sexual Assault Concerns; Legal Options For Survivors

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A few weeks ago, CNN revealed the results of an investigation into physical and sexual assault involving Uber drivers. They were shocked to learn that over the past four years, at least 130 drivers have had serious (sometimes even sadistic) allegations made against them for assaulting passengers. Thankfully, many have been brought to justice, but […]

Offshore Drilling Accidents and Workers’ Compensation

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Life in offshore oil drilling has a fatality rate that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports to be seven times higher than other U.S. jobs. Unfortunately, it is apparent that the oil company’s main focus is on getting the oil out of the ground at any cost, including the cost of human and […]

Medical Malpractice: The Third Leading Cause of Death in America

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Unfortunately, when hospitals and doctors make poor and negligent decisions, patients are left with no choice but to endure the consequences. Ana Pereira is a woman who endured medical malpractice seven years ago when she went to Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey, a hospital that currently has three out of five stars on Yelp. […]

Police Violence and What You Should Know

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Police violence is a controversial subject, and you may be wondering, “What do I do if it happened to me or to someone I care about?” Unfortunately, this is a very serious problem that must be addressed. We consistently hear about horrific incidents on a regular basis, complete with video and witness testimony. Most recently, […]

Are Corporations Testing Self-Driving Cars Putting Public Safety at Risk?

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Here we are in the era of self-driving cars, and we have one more fatality to add to the Tesla Model S incidents. This time, a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous Uber car this month out in Arizona in the middle of the night.  Earlier this year, in January, a man on his motorcycle […]

Colorado Injury Lawyer: Why You Should Have Uninsured Motorist Coverage

If every driver is supposed to have car insurance, then you are always covered if someone hits you, right? Unfortunately, that isn’t true. In this video, Colorado injury lawyer Tom Metier explains how UIM (Underinsured Motorist Coverage) can help protect you. I want to talk to you today about uninsured motorist coverage. It’s one of […]

Threats of Road Rage and What You Can Do About It

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In Seattle on February 9, road rage managed to push more drivers off the deep end. This time, it was between a 23-year-old female motorcyclist and a 60-year-old male in a car. No one is sure what got them both so riled up, but at one point they were stopped in the left lane and […]

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Hospital Scandal to Negate Insurance For More Money is Exposed

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Car accident? One collision is bad enough, but beware of another kind of potential collision regarding medical bills and medical liens that can happen between you and your hospital after the wreck.  Michael Warner is someone that experienced this after he was sent to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He promptly received adequate medical care, […]

Substandards for Overworked Oil Workers Are Common in the Industry

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The oil industry is booming in Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle. It’s even projected to beat the record of 1.26 billion barrels, which has been the highest on record since 1972 in the national record. Regardless, the amount of overworked oil workers is staggering. In fact, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers reports that […]

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Infrastructure and Roadway Injury: Could Your Accident be the Government’s Fault?

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By now, you’ve probably heard that it’s Infrastructure Week in Washington. As the somewhat self-explanatory name suggests, it’s the week in our capital city where lawmakers and politicians  start the negotiations–bicameral, bipartisan negotiations–to find the best solution for failing or inadequate infrastructures like roads, public buildings, and other public spaces across the country. Taken as […]

Malpractice at VA: Scalpel Found in Veterans Stomach After 4 Years

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Another example of medical malpractice at VA hospital: the federal lawsuit said there was, “an abandoned surgical instrument in plaintiff’s body.”  A scalpel was in his abdomen, to be exact. It was left in veteran 61-year-old Glenford Turner’s body from his surgery four years prior at the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in West Craven, Connecticut. […]

Illinois Strikes Time Limits to Criminally Prosecute Sexual Abuse of Minors

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In August 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into the law SB 189, an amendment to the criminal code regarding sexual abuse of minors. The new law allows for prosecution of sexual abuse of children at any time, basically completely eradicating the statute of limitations for criminal cases. Previously, the victim had 20 years after […]

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What are Consumer Protection Laws?

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Consumer protection laws are federal and state statutes that regulate seller and lender practices concerning consumer goods. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are federal agencies that handle product safety standards and consumer complaints, respectively. These laws typically go beyond the traditional legal remedies available for breach of warranty. These […]

What Traffic Law Violations Cause Wrecks?

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Vehicle safety regulations exist largely to minimize the number of auto accidents and improve the efficiency at which traffic moves. Disobeying a traffic law can often put other vehicle occupants and pedestrians at risk for injury in a traffic collision. Police enforce traffic laws rigorously, and if a violation results in an accident, the driver […]