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Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

| Medical Malpractice
Personal injury law, which is also known as tort law, allows someone to pursue legal action against another party that caused bodily harm (medical malpractice lawsuit) or some sort of injury or damages to the individual. There are many different types of situations that can lead up to a personal injury case, although not all…Read the article
FDNY Firefighter Comments on 9/11 VCF Extension

FDNY Firefighter Comments on 9/11 VCF Extension

| World Trade Center
In a move which ended years of financial and other squabbles, on July 29, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a bill to extend 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund eligibility and payments for the next seventy-three years. Prior to the reauthorization, Senators had voted 97 to 2 to reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund…Read the article
Essential Summer Travel Planning Tips

Essential Summer Travel Planning Tips

| Personal Injury
Summer is the time for family vacations and grand travel adventures but it is important to take the time to plan for the trip and make all arrangements and necessary preparations. Here are some of the things you should be keeping in mind while preparing for that big vacation, road trip, plane trip, or other…Read the article
High Risk Occupations

High Risk Occupations

| Workers Compensation
What You Need to Know Before It’s Too Late Some jobs are inherently more risky than others. Firefighters and Miners, for example, have a high probability of injury and death than your typical office worker. Even still, every occupation carries a certain amount of risk. Even occupations that you would think are low risk have…Read the article
The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis

The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis

| Opioid Crisis
Pain is something we all experience in some way shape or form throughout our lives and we always want it gone as soon as possible. When you are living with severe pain from an injury, during surgery recovery, or from a disease or illness, you can reach a stage where you are desperate for relief.…Read the article
Newark, NJ Receives Bottled Water Due to Lead Poisoning

Newark, NJ Receives Bottled Water Due to Lead Poisoning

| Personal Injury
Officials admitted that the filters designed to keep lead out of the drinking water supply have not worked, so they have turned to Plan B. In 2018, the City of Newark (New Jersey) distributed over 40,000 water filters to local residents, in response to extremely high lead levels in the public water supply. But a random test…Read the article
The Difference: Identity Theft & Medical Identity Theft

The Difference: Identity Theft & Medical Identity Theft

| Civil Rights
Identity theft, which is basically stealing someone’s financial and personal information for personal gain, is considered to be the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In the US, identity theft costs people around $5 billion annually. Personal information such as Social Security numbers, birth dates, address, and bank information are what is needed for…Read the article
Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

Is Your Employer Liable for an On-the-Clock Car Accident?

| Personal Injury
When it comes to liability for employers, they should be aware of the finer nuances of the law to protect themselves in the event that an employee is involved in an accident. Although you may think that it is a matter of common sense that an employee is responsible for his own conduct, the law…Read the article
Don’t Kid Around With Your Child’s Toys

Don’t Kid Around With Your Child’s Toys

| Personal Injury
As a parent, you want the best for your child, and their safety is always a priority. Parents buy toys to put a smile on their child’s face, but what happens when toys do more harm than good? Items you buy from toy stores and online vendors may seem innocent on the surface, but underneath…Read the article
Medi Teddys to the Rescue

Medi Teddys to the Rescue

| Medical Malpractice
A young girl struggling with a rare autoimmune disorder had a unique idea to make the medical process easier for child patients, their families, and their caregivers. When she was seven years old, doctors diagnosed Ella Casano, who is now 12, with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura. ITP causes the patient’s body to attack its own blood…Read the article