Interview: What Should You Do After a Scaffolding Accident?

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The decisions you make after a scaffolding injury can have serious repercussions on your recovery. In this video, attorney Michael Greenspan explains what an injured worker should do after a scaffolding accident. Topics covered in this video: What do New York labor laws say about scaffolding accidents? How often do scaffolding accidents occur? What types […]

Interview: What Happens When You File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

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What happens when you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy? In this video, bankruptcy lawyer David Shuster explains what you can expect if you’re considering filing for Chapter 7. Topics covered in this video: Why is there a stigma against filing for bankruptcy? How do people feel after their first meeting with a bankruptcy lawyer? How […]

All States Could Soon Legalize Gambling

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Thanks to a recent SCOTUS decision, all states are now free to pursue legalizing gambling. But how long does that process take? What needs to be done? This legal brief features attorney Cory Aronovitz. Video Transcript: I’m Leslie Rhode, and this is an AskTheLawyers.com legal brief. In May 2018, the Supreme Court declared the Professional […]

After Fall, Roofer with Brain Injury Receives $24.8M Verdict

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While working, a roofer fell through a skylight and suffered many injuries, including fractures and a traumatic brain injury. His lawyers said that his employers should have added more safety precautions at the worksite. The worker won a verdict of nearly $25 million. Attorney Kenneth Rothweiler said he was pleased with the verdict. Video Transcript: […]

Case Story: Wrongful Death of Oil Rig Worker

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All employers, including owners of oil rigs, have a responsibility to keep their workers safe. These companies have significant resources, and any lapse in safety is not acceptable. In this video, attorney Grant Lawson explains a case he handled where an oil field worker died on site. He filed a lawsuit that ended in a […]

Interview: Defective 3M Military Earplugs

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What went wrong with the defective 3M military earplugs? We spoke with Merrida Coxwell, an injury attorney who receives multiple calls every day from military service men and women asking about their legal options. Many veterans have filed lawsuits claiming that 3M’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) failed to protect their ears from loud […]

Interview: What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death in America. More than 250,000 people die in the United States every year due to a preventable medical error. What are you supposed to do after something goes wrong in the delivery room? How can you tell if it was negligence, or just an operation […]

Legal Brief: Wrongful Death Verdict on Scientology Rehab Center

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A man who was seeking treatment for a prescription drug addiction committed suicide. He was seeking treatment from rehab centers that promoted Narconon, a program with ties to Scientology. His family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the centers and won an $11 million verdict. This video features attorney Brian Chase, managing partner and senior […]

Interview: Drunk Driving Accidents

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Every 50 minutes, someone in the United States dies in a drunk driving accident. The families left behind after these tragic accidents feel lost, angry, and confused about what to do next. In this interview with attorney Trent Shuping, we discuss drunk driving accidents and what victims need to do after they occur. Contact Trent […]

Interview: Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury

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What does life after a traumatic brain injury look like? Is it possible to recover? How will a lawsuit help? Tom Metier is a personal injury attorney based in Colorado who has helped many victims of TBI successfully recover damages. In this video, he explains what people can expect in the road ahead of them […]

Interview: Defective 3M Military Earplugs: What Went Wrong?

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Soldiers are exposed to loud, potentially damaging blasts of noises while serving in combat. For several years, soldiers were provided with earplugs that were supposed to protect their ears from damage. Several lawsuits allege that these earplugs are defective and failed to do their jobs. In this interview, Merrida Coxwell explains everything going on with […]

Interview: What Should I Do After an Uber or Lyft Car Accident?

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Whether you’re a passenger or driver, there’s a certain way to handle an Uber or Lyft car accident. In this interview, Alex Tofer explains what you should do in the aftermath of a Lyft or Uber car accident. Alex Tofer is the managing attorney and the founding president of Tofer and Associates, PLC. To learn […]

Interview: Dividing Property in Divorce

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How do you go about dividing property in divorce? Who gets what? What counts as a marital asset vs a non-marital asset? Kelli Hooper is a divorce attorney based in Fayetteville, Georgia who helps clients in the Metro Atlanta area. In this video, she answers frequently asked questions about how property is divided between divorcing […]

Interview: Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications

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When a patient receives gastric bypass surgery, the medical team must make sure to prevent leaks. An anastomotic leak can lead to sepsis, which causes severe complications. Atlanta injury attorney Michael Warshauer has years of handling medical malpractice lawsuits. Here he explains what patients can do if they’re suffering from gastric bypass surgery complications. Topics […]

Interview: Birth Injury and Delivery Room Error

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Errors made in the delivery room can result in lifelong injury and disability. Birth injury attorney Lyle Griffin Warshauer explains what parents can do. Topics covered in this interview: Why are birth injuries still occurring in the United States? Why do minority families suffer birth injuries more often? Does poor prenatal care cause birth injuries? […]

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: Spoliation of Digital Evidence

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Spoliation refers to the deletion of data or records that could be used as evidence in a trial. In modern litigation, spoliation of digital evidence is a significant concern. So what can be done if digital evidence – emails, text messages, security footage, location tracking information – suddenly goes missing? Can it be recovered? We […]

Interview: Boy Scouts Bankruptcy and Sexual Abuse Claims

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What’s happening with the Boy Scouts bankruptcy and sexual abuse claims? We spoke with attorney Stewart Eisenberg to learn more about the options available for Boy Scouts who have suffered abuse from scout masters. He explained how a pending bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America could affect these claims. Topics covered in this […]