How Does Poor Road Design Affect a Car Accident Case?

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After a car accident, it can be particularly challenging to know how to proceed on a quest for compensation when no one else appears to be immediately responsible for the accident. However, poor road design is a common factor in car accident cases and, if present, could indicate that the government responsible for building the […]

What is Due Process?

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Due process is a legal requirement in the United States and refers to the preservation and respect of all legal rights that are owed to a person, specifically in the administration of justice. The term is most commonly used when discussing the right to a fair trial process. Due process or “due process of law” […]

How Can I Tell If My Doctor Performed Unnecessary Surgery?

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Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional or facility does not exercise a proper standard of care, resulting in the serious injury to or death of a patient. Medical malpractice can occur in many forms, including unnecessary surgery. According to Denver Health Medical Center, the phrase “unnecessary surgery” refers to any kind of surgical intervention […]

What is a Class Action Lawsuit and Why is it Important?

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You might have heard the words “class action lawsuit” thrown around in the past and not been entirely sure what they meant. A class action lawsuit occurs when there are too many victims or injured parties seeking justice to be accounted for in a standard personal injury claim. In these situations, a group of victims […]

What to Do if You Have Been Injured on a Cruise Line

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If you find yourself injured on a cruise line, it can be hard to know what to do to address the situation and seek compensation for damages which can include medical bills, lost wages, as well as non-economic damages such as pain and suffering. There are a variety of common injuries which occur on cruise […]

What to Do if a Civilian Employer Does Not Honor Your Military Obligations

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Over 1.3 million citizens are serving in the United States military, both active duty and reserves across all branches of the military. These men and women undergo extensive training and dedicate their lives and time to the safety of this country. While this seems like a choice that should be honored, many civilian employers and […]

What Constitutes a “Whistleblower” Case?

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Whistleblowing is the term used to describe when an employee reports or openly complains about illegal conduct at work, usually by superiors. There are a variety of specific laws in place which prohibit employers from firing whistleblowers in retaliation depending on the issue. Whistleblower cases arise when an employee is fired in retaliation for “whistleblowing” […]

Sexual Assault on Cruise Ships: What to Do Afterwards

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Attorney Jack Hickey | 888-393-1388 | Free Consult “You need somebody who knows about the business of the cruise lines.” Sexual assault on cruise ships is a devastating and traumatic experience. Victims deserve someone on their side as they recover and figure out what further actions to take. John H. “Jack” Hickey is an injury […]

When Choosing an Attorney, Look at Trial Experience

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John H. “Jack” Hickey | 888-393-1388 | Free Consult Did you know that insurance companies and cruise lines keep records tracking which lawyers take cases to trial? This means they can relax if they see that certain attorneys always settle their cases before they reach the courtroom. Give yourself the best chance of success by […]

Interview: The Hidden Effects of Brain Injuries

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Brain injuries change lives forever, for both the victims and their loved ones. Every year, over 80,000 people get the life-changing diagnosis of a traumatic brain injury. Many of these victims will suffer in ways that no one can see. Struggling with basic day-to-day tasks is a new obstacle that they will have to confront […]

Case Story: Defective Auto Parts Cause TBI

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In this video, attorney John Romano explains a case he handled where the seatbacks in a car failed, leading to a brain injury for one of the passengers. When the victim eventually received her Master’s degree, the defense tried to use this as evidence against the severity of the injury. Contact the attorney directly: 888-981-1050 […]

Landmark Utah Supreme Court Ruling Allows Families to Recover for Emotional Loss After Injury to Child

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The Utah Supreme Court recently ruled in the case of a 14-year-old child that his mother and father were eligible to collect damages for loss of filial consortium, damages that are seldom offered across the United States. “Loss of consortium,” or to put it in layman’s terms, loss of love and affection, damages are typically […]

Feeling Sick After an MRI? This Could Be Why

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If you’re feeling sick after receiving an MRI, you’re not alone. Many patients who received MRIs have come forward with the same claims of toxic side effects. It turns out that an element used to make the MRI results easier to read may be dangerous to the human body. If you’re experiencing strange symptoms after […]

Injured on an Excursion: Is the Cruise Ship Liable?

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What happens if you’re on a cruise, and you’re injured while ziplining, riding in a float plane, enjoying a nature hike, or some other activity promoted by the cruise line as “fun” and “safe?” John H. “Jack” Hickey is an injury attorney based in Miami. He has spent many years representing people who have been […]

3M Earplugs: The Latest on the Lawsuits

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3M’s website calls them “the world’s softest earplugs.” But these devices may have contributed to long-term hearing damage for thousands upon thousands of veterans, hundreds of whom are now filing suit against the company, alleging that the products failed to protect their ears from combat-related noise damage. The Department of Justice has already settled its […]

Interview: Essure Side Effects

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Some women who received the birth control implant are describing severe and painful Essure side effects. These are often caused by the implant not staying in one place, which can cause injuries, cuts, and perforations. What can women do about these painful symptoms? John H. “Jack” Hickey offers suggestions in this video interview. Contact an […]

Interview: “Negligent, Careless, Outrageous”: Investigating the Boeing 737 Max 8 Crashes

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Hundreds of people have died in crashes involving the Boeing 737 MAX 8. Injury attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, who has many years of experience with international aviation litigation, says that a defective design and lack of training caused these plane crashes. Topics covered in this interview: How did the automated flight control system factor […]

Interview: What to Do After a Drunk Driving Accident

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A drunk driving accident creates confusion, stress, and frustration. No one’s truly prepared for this kind of disruption to their lives, and it’s natural for a victim to have many questions about what to do next. That’s why we spoke to someone who’s helped victims down this road many times. John H. Jack Hickey is […]