Common Causes and Damages of Burn Injuries

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Burns can be extremely painful and may occur in a variety of situations. It’s important to remember that if you have suffered from a serious burn caused by another party’s negligence, you may be eligible to seek legal compensation for your damages. Although thermal burns caused by heat are the most commonly discussed, burns can […]

Should I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

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A person can file a wrongful death claim on behalf of a deceased loved one when their death arose from a situation that should have been avoidable, or as a result of negligence by another party. Not everyone can file a wrongful death claim, and the eligibility for filing one of these claims may vary […]

Injuries Associated With Premises Liability Claims

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Premises liability claims arise when a person or parties are injured on someone else’s premises due to conditions that should have reasonably been noticed and addressed beforehand. Some common examples of this include icy walkways, cracks in the sidewalk, lack of adequate signage, aggressive animals improperly secured, etc. In a premises liability claim, it may […]

What Sets Child Injury Cases Apart From Other Injury Claims?

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Child injury cases differ from adult injury cases in a variety of ways. Aside from being particularly alarming, it is also important to note that children are often unable to communicate the type and severity of pain they are experiencing. Additionally, a child likely will not be able to predict the myriad of ways a […]

What is Corporate Negligence?

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Corporate negligence occurs when a company breaches a duty of care they had toward an employee or customer. A duty of care refers to one party’s responsibility to provide a reasonably safe, secure environment for the people who interact with it. In order to file a corporate negligence claim, the injured party must be able […]

Are Electric Blankets Still Dangerous?

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Electric blankets and heating pads have long presented injury risks to their users, especially the older products. Despite newer models being much safer, defects still occur with these products that can make them unsafe. In fact, attorney George McLaughlin alone has litigated over 75 electric blanket lawsuits. While many of these products present a cozy […]

Can Someone Sue Amazon for Selling Harmful Products from Third-Party Vendors?

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This issue has been up for debate for some time now. On more than one occasion a consumer injured by a product they purchased via Amazon has attempted to sue the popular online distributor for their damages. While early lawsuits over this issue were unsuccessful, in 2019 a federal appeals court ruled that Amazon could […]

Common Industrial Accidents

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Industrial accidents include any kind of accident that occurs to a person in the course of their work. Industrial accidents are particularly common in high-risk work environments, such as oil fields, construction sites, and factories. These accidents often occur when safety regulations or protocol are ignored, and/or when protective equipment and work machinery are not […]

Signs of Brain Injury in Children

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Brain injuries are serious and can result in devastating changes to a person’s life. However, it is not uncommon for a person to suffer a brain injury and remain unaware of the injury until their condition worsens or they are seen by a doctor. It can be particularly difficult to identify brain injuries in children, […]

Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

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Spinal cord injuries (SCI) include any kind of damage to the spinal cord or nerves in the spinal canal. SCIs can be extremely dangerous with severe injuries resulting in paralysis and even death. The spine is one of the most sensitive parts of the human body, and very fragile. This is why it is important […]

Defective Blood Clot Filters Causing Injuries

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Blood clot filters have been problematic since their inception. Defective or broken blood clot filters can result in serious health complications and expensive additional treatment to repair the damage caused by the filters, not to mention the risk posed by the filters themselves. The issue with blood clot filters is their tendency to break apart […]

What to Do After a Bicycle Accident

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Bicycle accidents can have severe, life-lasting consequences. Without the protection afforded to passengers in a standard vehicle, any collision between a bicycle and passenger vehicle could result in serious or even fatal injuries. Whether you ride a bicycle recreationally or for transportation, inherent risks exist that can be mitigated by properly maintaining the bike to […]

What Should You Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice?

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Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional such as a doctor, nurse, surgeon, or medical facility, such as a clinic, hospital, or emergency room, does not exercise a proper standard of care, which results in the serious injury or death of a patient. Some signs that medical malpractice might have occurred or played a part […]

Psychological Injuries in Children

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Psychological injuries can be just as damaging as physical injuries, if not more so. Psychological damages in children caused by trauma can last for their entire lives and affect their mental health, social life, relationships, and even potential for academic and professional achievement. While physical damages are often easier to prove and seek compensation for, […]

What is Insurance Bad Faith and How Can You Recognize it?

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Many people might not know what the term “insurance bad faith” refers to, but could probably recognize signs of it. Insurance bad faith occurs when an insurance company fails to deal fairly with the people they insure in order to avoid paying a claim. In these situations, a claim can be filed against the insurance […]

Why We Have a Jury

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You might have seen them in a movie or on television; a group of people seated in the courtroom who the attorney addresses, describing the details of a case and trying to convince them to vote one way or another. Maybe you’ve served on a jury, or you’ve heard your neighbor or co-worker complain about […]

Recalled Baby Carriers to Avoid

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In February, baby and childcare products company Infantino voluntarily recalled over 14,000 different toddler and infant carriers after receiving encouragement to do so by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which regulates the ongoing safety of many different consumer goods. The carriers’ alleged problem was their buckles, which Infantino said could potentially break and pose a […]

How to Tell if Your Insurance Company is Practicing Bad Faith

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Insurance bad faith refers to when an insurance company refuses or delays payment on a valid claim from a policyholder. This could include intentionally misinterpreting the policy rules to avoid having to pay a claim or arbitrarily demanding proof from the policyholder that is not necessary to the situation. Insurance bad faith can result in […]