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Paraquat/Parkinson’s Disease Link Update

Paraquat/Parkinson’s Disease Link Update

| Environmental Litigation
The first bellwether trial in the Paraquat/Parkinson’s MDL is scheduled for November 2022. Other important deadlines are coming even sooner. Expert witness discovery must be completed by June 2022 and summary judgment motions must be filed by July. Expert witnesses are usually doctors or engineers who testify about product harm or safety, depending on who…Read the article
Self-Driving Vehicles Crashed in Driver-Assist Mode

Self-Driving Vehicles Crashed in Driver-Assist Mode

| Personal Injury
The advanced autopilot functions in Tesla and other automobiles are supposed to be the next giant leap forward to driverless cars. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 400 Tesla crashes over ten months killed six people. NHTSA head Steven Cliff said the agency would use the data to propose new rules. “These…Read the article
Stay Safe on Memorial Day 2022

Stay Safe on Memorial Day 2022

| Personal Injury
On Memorial Day 2020, we FaceTimed with friends. On Memorial Day 2021, we cautiously went out the door with masks covering our faces. Memorial Day 2022 may be about as normal as an early summer holiday will ever be again. Over thirty million Americans are expected to be on the road during the last weekend…Read the article
NY Doctor Cries Foul Over New Billing Rules

NY Doctor Cries Foul Over New Billing Rules

| Personal Injury
In June 2022, a New York judge will rule on a physician’s claims that the federal No Surprises Act denies doctors “the right to bill their patients for the reasonable value of the services they have rendered.” Physician groups have also tried to stop the No Surprises Act in court, claiming that the dispute resolution…Read the article
Feds Investigate Popular Breakfast Cereal

Feds Investigate Popular Breakfast Cereal

| Personal Injury
There appears to be an issue with the cereal product, Lucky Charms,  as the Food and Drug Administration said it was “reviewing and investigating” reports of adverse episodes. A consumer protection website said it had received over 1,000 complaints about problems like diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea. The company said it took “the consumer concerns reported…Read the article
What Is Bodily Injury Liability?

What Is Bodily Injury Liability?

| Personal Injury
Bodily injury liability may be words you’ve seen on your insurance coverage, but do not yet fully understand. This article will cover what bodily injury liability is, the legal side of bodily injury liability, and how professionals can help you get the compensation you deserve for bodily injury. What is Bodily Injury Liability? Bodily injury…Read the article
What is Erb’s Palsy and How Is It Caused?

What is Erb’s Palsy and How Is It Caused?

| Personal Injury
Newborns are incredibly vulnerable individuals. Many newborn babies don’t weigh much more than a two-liter bottle of soda. Excessive force on a baby’s arm or head usually causes Erb’s palsy, which affects the brachial plexus nerve bundle under the arms. Usually, this excessive force occurs during difficult deliveries, as outlined below. Like many other palsies…Read the article
Types of Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim

Types of Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim

| Personal Injury
Proof is critical in injury claims for two basic reasons. First, victims must establish negligence, or a lack of care, by a preponderance of the evidence, or more likely than not. Second, there is usually a direct link between the amount of evidence victims present and the amount of damages jurors award. Generally, the evidence…Read the article
Deodorants Recalled Over High Levels of Carcinogenic Benzene

Deodorants Recalled Over High Levels of Carcinogenic Benzene

| Personal Injury
Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a holding company finally agreed to voluntarily take some tainted cosmetic products off the shelves. The HRB Brand-produced spray-on antiperspirant and deodorant products all have expiration dates prior to August 2023. Government tests revealed disturbingly high levels of benzene fumes in the chemical propellant that powers…Read the article
Common Myths About Personal Injury Cases

Common Myths About Personal Injury Cases

| Personal Injury
Falls, car wrecks, medical mistakes, environmental poisonings, and other unintentional injuries claimed over 200,000 American lives in 2020. Usually, these incidents are not accidents. Instead, negligence, or a lack of care, usually causes such injuries. Even if these victims survive, they can sustain serious injuries, like broken bones, head injuries, and internal injuries. The average…Read the article