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How An Injury Attorney Helped a Family Recover $15 Million After Fatal Car Accident

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Tragedy struck on a day that was supposed to be filled with joy. As they were heading from a wedding to the reception, a car carrying the best man and two bridesmaids was stopped at a red light when it was struck from behind by a car going over 70 mph. The two bridesmaids sustained […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

Royal Caribbean Pays $3M in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Cruise ships can offer a false sense of security. You’re on vacation, so it’s natural to let your guard down and relax. Unfortunately, there are many instances of horrible things happening aboard cruise ships due to negligence, including wrongful death. These situations present a unique set of dangers. You’re on a ship—oftentimes in the middle […]

Legal Options If Your Loved One Was Killed by Police

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It’s a sad fact that oftentimes the police will make mistakes and be negligent of their duties, resulting in wrongful deaths. In that case, according to the law, the appropriate parties should be held accountable. This is even in the case where the police are doing their job as they should and accidents do happen; […]

Daycare Negligence: New Mexico Owners Sentenced for Death of Child

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When daycare providers fail at their duties due to negligence, it can result in the death of children. Such is the case for New Mexico daycare professionals, Mary Taylor and Sandi Taylor, mother and daughter, with sentences of 36 and 30 years respectively . They were accused of leaving two children in a hot car […]

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 […]

How a Lawsuit Can Change Policies

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Harmful rules, policies, and laws won’t change by themselves. Only by seeking justice through the legal system can we change things for the better. In this video, Nancy Winkler describes a tragic case of a death at an assisted living facility. After the lawsuit, the facility changed how they respond to certain emergency situations, likely […]

What are Non-Economic Damages?

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In personal injury law, non-economic damages are costs that have no direct corollary to expenses, or bills, or property damages that would require repair or replacement. Instead, they refer to damages and losses that are harder to put a price on. Compensation for Your Non-Financial Losses First, let’s start by defining economic damages. These are […]

What it Takes for an Attorney to Win Your Case

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Lawyers help people out during some of the most difficult moments of their lives. Michael Greenspan is an injury attorney based in White Plains, New York. In this video, he discusses a case he handled involving a drunk driver and the wrongful death of his client’s mother. Video Transcript: Of the cases that I’ve handled, […]

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations and Other Things You Should Know

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The most common cause of wrongful death is medical negligence, but it could be due to many other things. Generally speaking, if there was a fatal injury caused by someone else’s neglect, misconduct, or incompetence, then a wrongful death case is warranted. It could also be connected to other illegal activity committed by the other […]

How Can an Attorney Help a Family in a Wrongful Death Case?

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A Wrongful Death Case in Jackson, Mississippi Merida Coxwell is a personal injury attorney based in Jackson, Mississippi. He once handled the case of a man who died at the hands of the police. He represented the man’s family as they sought justice for his wrongful death. He won them a jury verdict of $2.1 […]

How Do You Investigate a Case Where Someone Has Died?

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Nancy Winkler is an injury attorney in Philadelphia. She and her law firm are investigating claims of baby powder (aka talcum powder or talc powder) causing ovarian cancer. In some cases, she is representing family members or the estate of someone who has died. In this video, she explains all the techniques she uses to […]

What Happens If a Child is Killed in an Accident?

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No parent should ever have to face a tragedy such as when a child is killed in an accident, such as a car crash or other cause. There will never be anything that anyone can do to right such a wrong. Our attorneys assist parents and families in dealing with the aftermath of such an […]