Preventing Medication Errors: What You Can Do to Help

  Medication errors are a far too common kind of medical malpractice. Errors in the type and dosage of medication can cause serious injury and even death in some patients. A recent Penn State survey reported that one-third of respondents in Pennsylvania had experienced a preventable medication error themselves or in their family. Although you […]

Pain and Suffering When You Sue a Hospital

Medical malpractice lawsuits against hospitals typically involve damages for pain and suffering. In fact, you may find that your pain and suffering means more to you than your economic damages. As part of your non-economic damages, pain and suffering may or may not be limited in your state. You’ll need the help of an experienced […]

Preventing and Dealing With Drowning Accidents

It’s a tragic affair to lose a loved one to accidental drowning. The sad fact is it’s a relatively common cause of death, not just in the US but around the world. Given the widespread nature of this issue, it’s important to take the proper precautions to protect you and your loved ones. And if […]

The Very Real Problem of Nursing Home Abuse

  The scary, unavoidable fact about nursing homes is that once elderly patients are admitted, they are subject to the risk of abuse. There are a number of reasons for this. For one, those who live in such conditions must rely on caregivers for almost every aspect of daily life. Residents rely on the nursing […]

Why Should I hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

When people are looking for an attorney to handle their case, there are a number of different questions that they may need to ask. It all starts with “Why” Why should I hire a personal injury attorney? While there are many different types of attorneys that people may have access to, the right type of […]

The Destructive Effects of Social Media on Personal Injury Claims

The process of obtaining compensation after an injury is surely much different now than it was before the rise of social media. More and more people are opening accounts, meaning more and more personal information is available on the world-wide web. According to the Pew Research Center, 65 percent of adults are on social media, […]

Why do people leave the scene of Los Angeles Car Accidents?

There are around 20,000 hit and run accidents per year in the City of Los Angeles. Fortunately, most of those hit-and-runs involve parked cars, but in 2014, there were 27 fatalities and 144 severe injuries. As per the Los Angeles Police Department, only about one in five hit-and-runs is solved, and less than half of […]

Determining Compensation for Elbow Injuries

If you’ve had the misfortune of injuring your elbow due to someone else’s negligence – perhaps while at work or perhaps in an accident – you may want to seek compensation for your injuries. In calculating the costs, it’s important to consider your legal remedies and the value of your injury including both economic and […]

What is the Settlement Value of a Hand Injury?

It’s no fun being injured because of someone else’s negligence. Hand injuries, in particular, can be a serious obstacle to continuing your daily routine. If you think you are eligible to receive compensation for your injuries, you should be sure to keep thorough records pertaining to both economic and non-economic damages. You should also consider […]