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When a Birth Injury Becomes a Medical Malpractice Case

For parents looking forward to the birth of a healthy and happy baby, a birth injury is a devastating outcome. There are approximately 4 million babies born in the United States each year, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, and about 1.7 percent of those births involve an injury. That equals around 68,000 infants who suffer birth injuries each year. If the injury was preventable, meaning it wasn’t caused by a... [Continue Reading]

How do Qui Tam Lawsuits Work?

Statutory law gives those aware of fraud being perpetrated against federal, state and local governments the ability to do something about it. Most often these are employees within businesses and organizations who witnessed the corruption themselves, complained about it internally but nothing was done and who want to do the right thing. The federal False Claims Act (FCA) allows the government and individuals to file lawsuits against... [Continue Reading]

What to Do After Suffering a Workplace Injury

Every seven seconds an American worker is injured on the job, according to the National Safety Council. This adds up to 12,900 people injured a day and a staggering 4,700,000 injured every year. Most workplace injuries are caused by 1) overexertion, which includes performing repetitive motions and lifting and lowering objects; 2) being struck by or caught in objects, equipment, or collapsing structures; and 3) slips, trips, and falls. ... [Continue Reading]

How Attorneys Calculate Damages in Personal Injury Cases

When you have been injured and the injury is the fault of someone else’s negligence or carelessness, you have the right to compensation via filing a personal injury case, which is a civil complaint against a person, business, or other entity. Obtaining an experienced personal injury lawyer is an important first step and should be done as early as possible after your injury. They can advise you how to keep track of expenses, lost... [Continue Reading]

What if You Are a Hit-and-Run Victim?

You were coming or going from work, running errands, out for a nice night on the town. Before you know it, you’ve been in a serious accident. Unfortunately, the driver of the car or truck hitting you took off. In their wake, you and a passenger have injuries. If this happened to you, how would you react? Don’t Let the Driver Get Away with It When you or those close to you are victims of a hit-and-run, there are things... [Continue Reading]

5 Things You Need to Know about Truck Accidents

If you’re on the road in an average sized vehicle, it can be slightly intimidating when you see a large truck or 18-wheeler pull up next to you or approach from behind. No matter how safe of a driver you feel that you are, ultimately you have no control over other drivers on the road. You don’t know what their reaction time may be if something goes wrong, and you can’t prevent them from making a mistake or being... [Continue Reading]

5 Reasons Your Family May Need a Personal Injury Attorney

When you or a family member is injured or even dies at the hands of someone else’s negligence, the last thing you want to deal with is handling all of the legal work. Personal injury attorneys have a great deal of experience in handling similar cases and have knowledge of the personal injury claim process. They also have the time and resources needed to request medical records and find the professionals necessary to prove your... [Continue Reading]