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Scott R. Marshall

AUTO INSURANCE: Bodily Injury (BI) Covers Your Assets, Uninsured Motorist (UM) Covers Your A**

OK, you’ve got PIP, PD, Medical Payments, Collision, Comprehensive, how much Bodily Injury (BI) coverage to you need?  (Don’t remember what all that means?  Click here for Auto Insurance 101). First, you are not currently required to have Bodily Injury […]

Laurence Banville

ATV Accidents Can Happen at Anytime

All-terrain vehicles, commonly known as ATVs, are a popular way for many New Yorkers to have fun. But even when riding on private property, accidents happen in the blink of an eye, leaving behind a victim who has sustained serious […]

Randy Appleton

Can Mild Brain Injuries Cause Brain Damage?

One of the most serious injuries that an accident victim can suffer is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to national statistics, more than 1.5 million people become brain injury victims. Approximately 50,000 of those victims die from those injuries, […]

Laurence Banville

The Dangers Of Nail Guns on Work Sites

Nail guns are very popular tools in the construction industry. Any time you see workers framing a house or building you will see construction workers using these tools to quickly connect two pieces of material. However, this commonly used tool can be very dangerous.

Thomas Greer

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

This past weekend, maybe you noticed a number of people wearing the color green. Saint Patrick’s Day, right? Think again… it could be in support of Brain Injury Awareness Month. That’s right; the month of March is when a number […]

James Humann

MDL UPDATE: Xarelto Bellwether Trials Set to Begin This Spring

On January 30, 2017, Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued Case Management Order No. 2D which reset the start dates for the first four Bellwether trials. These four cases were […]

John Bair

Company Allegedly Scammed Sick 9/11 First Responders, NFL Concussion Victims

New York and federal authorities sued a legal funding company and its founder yesterday, alleging they lured former NFL players with brain injuries and 9/11 heroes struggling with cancer and respiratory illnesses into accepting costly advances on their settlements. According […]

Melanie J. VanOverloop

Commercial Trucking Accidents On the Rise Since 2009

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the rate of truck accidents and fatalities has begun to creep up after several years of decline.  The nearly 11 million trucks that travel U.S. roads each year make up only […]

Page Graves

2016-2017 No-Fault Year in Review

[Annually, Smith & Johnson, Attorneys, P.C.’s law partner, L. Page Graves, is a featured speaker at the joint State Bar of Michigan’s and Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s Upper Michigan Legal Institute where he reviews and discusses the latest appellate […]

Randy Appleton

Washington DC Metro Sued for $50 Million in Head Injury Case

A Williams & Connolly senior attorney in Washington DC has sued the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority for $50 million, stemming from a Metro station head injury that he claims left him unable to work.  The attorney claims that he […]