Can I Sue Amazon for a Defective Product Injury?

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Who is responsible for a defective product injury? Is it the manufacturer of the product? What about the store who sold it to you? Depending on the case, it could be either, or both. It all depends on who made the error that ultimately led to the injury. Until recently, Amazon (arguably the world’s largest […]

What Do I Do If a Work Injury Has Left Me Permanently Disabled?

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Many work injuries are minor, quickly treatable and result in full recoveries. But even if you work a generally “safe” job, like working in an office, there is still potential to suffer permanent injuries that lead to significant disability and reduced capacity for work. Fortunately, the workers’ compensation system is built to help even those […]

Interview: Could You Have an Undiagnosed Brain Injury?

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Sometimes, people who sustain traumatic brain injuries have no idea that they have them. In fact, a head injury isn’t even necessary to sustain brain damage. A sudden jolt to the body can cause a brain injury that is never diagnosed. In this interview, David Klibaner explains how you can tell if you or someone […]

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How Colorado is Fighting Distracted Driving

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Colorado state officials are currently pushing for a campaign that motivates drivers to simply put that smartphone down. After all, what causes the vast majority of distracted driving? Mobile devices. Distracted Driving Statistics That Might Surprise You The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported an alarming average of 43 daily car accidents all over the state […]

Is Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

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Cerebral palsy can be caused by medical malpractice. That’s not always the case, though, as there are several types of cerebral palsy, with a variety of potential causes. In general, the disorder is a bit of a mystery, and yet it remains one of the most common conditions among children in the United States. An […]

When a Doctor Fails to Diagnose Cancer

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What if a doctor fails to diagnose cancer, and the patient dies as a result? Frank Cristiano explains that it could be considered grounds for a medical malpractice or wrongful death lawsuit. Transcript: Cancer is obviously a very serious condition that can cause horrible consequences and oftentimes is fatal. However if detected early your chances […]

Interview: Can I Sue My Stockbroker for Investment Losses?

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When does a stockbroker cross the line from a poor strategy to actual malpractice? We spoke to Frank Cristiano, a malpractice attorney with Cristiano Law, LLC in Denver. He explained that if your stockbroker mishandled your funds, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit to help you recover the money you lost. Call 888-392-6461 […]

What Is the Difference Between a Failed Procedure and Medical Malpractice?

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Surgery—no matter how simple or complex—isn’t a light matter. In any situation, you’re dealing with the possibility of something going wrong. In some cases, the medical team commits negligence or somehow deviates from the standards of care, resulting in harm. In other cases, the surgery did not work as intended, even though the medical team […]

Why Multiple Concussions Are So Dangerous

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Part of what makes concussions so scary that oftentimes victims don’t even know that they have them until it’s too late. And that’s just after one concussion. Each further injury risks longterm consequences. The Health Risks of Multiple Concussions The danger of permanent damage is multiplied with each subsequent concussion. Naturally after just one concussion, […]

Are Pressure Cookers Safe?

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Are pressure cookers safe? The answer depends on the model. According to recent claims, defects are allowing people to open pressure cookers while the contents inside are both very hot and highly pressurized. In fact, anything pressurized and then popped open—accidentally or intentionally—could cause some serious damage. What Does the Law Say About Dangerous Products? […]

Who Is Liable for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

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Carbon monoxide is known as the silent killer. You often don’t even realize you’re inhaling it, and that’s the biggest part of the danger. The fact is someone must be held accountable for the potential wrongful death or personal injury claim resulting from carbon monoxide poisoning, but a question always remains—who’s at fault? Carbon Monoxide Poisoning […]

Attorney Interview: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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There are many ways that people can become victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. A faulty detector is one, but many kinds of products like space heaters or charcoal grills can also emit dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. Worst of all, victims don’t know it’s happening, hence the term “the silent killer.” Many suspect that they […]

Nursing Home Abuse Warning Signs

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Cases of nursing home abuse and neglect are more common than you might think. According to NursingHomeAbuse.org, as many as 5,000,000 elderly people suffer abuse every year. Sometimes it happens in the home; other times, it happens at nursing care facilities. All the time, the case should be reported with the assistance of a qualified […]

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Repeat Drunk Drivers in Colorado: Is the New Law Working?

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Theoretically, it should—but statistically, we’re looking at a completely different graph. Let’s be clear here, though, that with regard to the law, the sole purpose of passing statutes is to commonly serve as deterrents for crime and wrongdoing. And when legislators in Colorado decided to pass a new law in 2015 to make a fourth […]

Liability Laws for Defective Products: Electric Blankets

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We do love our electric blankets for one good reason—especially as many hunker down for cold winter weather. They keep us warm. The question, is do they keep us safe? And that remains to be seen as more and more lawsuits continue to pile up as a result of the damage allegedly caused by Sunbeam […]

Electric Blanket Burns and Fires

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Certain types of electric blankets can be extremely dangerous. In this video, George McLaughlin takes a deep dive into the burn injuries and house fires caused by Sunbeam electric blankets. He has handled many product liability lawsuits, and he knows how to prove the connection faulty design or construction and serious injuries. George McLaughlin is […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

Misdiagnosis and Lack of Treatment Can Worsen Symptoms of TBI

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The brain is one of the most important parts of our body, and as someone that has been severely injured in a motorcycle accident, I can also understand how frightening an injury to the brain can be. The brain is our body’s control center, and it’s protection consists of floating in cerebrospinal fluid within a […]