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2019 Guide to Filing an Unsafe Product Complaint

How to Help Protect Others From Dangerous Products We receive many calls involving dangerous products that “almost” cause serious injury.  Although we cannot pursue legal claims for near misses, it is incredibly important that the public knows about these dangerous products.  Your story may help prevent someone else from being seriously injured or killed. The […]

2019 Most Dangerous Toys

Toy-Related Injuries Occur Every Three Minutes in the United States   Many toys contain hidden dangers that place children at risk. Toy related accidents are largely preventable. It’s important to understand common toy hazards in buying toys for children.  This is why we recently wrote an article on toy shopping tips for parents. Known hazards […]

Toy Shopping With a Lawyer

Some Great Gifts are Dangerous The holidays are here again. It’s the season of giving. Children are especially fun to delight with a present. Unfortunately, dangerous toys and bad toy design can turn a special moment into a hospital visit.  Many of our cases involve serious injuries to children.  We hate seeing them and want […]

Legal Guide: Obtaining Medical Records

Lawyer’s Guide to Obtaining Medical Records This article is written for personal injury attorneys.  As you already know, medical records are extremely confidential, privileged and private. Paralegals and attorneys in your office will become very familiar with your client’s personal life. It is imperative to enforce and mandate the highest standards of confidentiality regarding all […]

How Torts Lead to Personal Injury Lawsuits – Damages

Monetary Damages The following article is the fifth in a series about personal injury law.  You can read the first article here, which explains where laws come from.  You can read the second article here, which explains what a tort is.  The third article covers proving the conduct of the responsible party led to injury.  The […]

How Torts Lead to Personal Injury Lawsuits – The Causation Element

The following article is the fifth in a series about personal injury law.  You can read the first article here, which explains where laws come from.  You can read the second article here, which explains what a tort is.  The third article describes the duty element in a negligence case. The fourth article details the breach element […]

How Torts Lead to Personal Injury Lawsuits – The Breach Element

  The following article is the fourth in a series about personal injury law.  You can read the first article here, which explains where laws come from.  You can read the second article here, which explains what a tort is.  The third article explained the duty element in a negligence case. This article will focus on explaining […]

How Torts Lead to Personal Injury Lawsuits – The Duty Element

  The following article is the third in a series about personal injury law.  You can read the first article here, which explains where laws come from.  You can read the second article here, which explains what a tort is.  This article will focus on explaining the first of four elements a plaintiff must prove in a […]

Introduction to Personal Injury and the Court System – What is a Tort?

  The following article is the second in a series about personal injury law.  You can read the first article here, which explains where laws come from.  This article defines the legal term “tort.”  It is written for people who do not have legal training and explains these laws in simple terms.  As a result, it […]

Introduction to Personal Injury and the Court System – Where Laws Come From

The following article is the first in a series about personal injury law.  This article  explains where laws come from and how new laws are created.  It is written for people who do not have legal training and explains these laws in simple terms.  It should not be relied upon for complete accuracy or as […]

Getting Medical Records Cheaply Using the HITECH Act

Stop paying hundreds of dollars for medical records and use the HITECH Act to get records for less than $10.   By:      Matt Wetherington and Sarah Quinn   The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act was a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed in February 2009 during the […]

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