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Steven J. Klearman

Better Detection Technology Could Curb Startling Rise in Pedestrian Deaths

Walking is more dangerous than ever. The number of pedestrians killed in crashes spiked nearly 50 percent in the last decade. These fatal collisions increasingly involve big cars speeding along urban and suburban arterial roads at night. Because most vehicles […]

Kevin D. Kojs

Operating Room Fires

Fire!! That is the last thing on one’s mind when they are going in for an operation.  Unfortunately, operating room fires happen and can result in yours or a loved one’s life being changed forever. The primary result of operating […]

Page Graves

Medical Providers’ Collection Lawsuits Against Michigan No-Fault Auto Insurers Remains Valid With A Patient Assignment

On May 8, 2018, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a binding decision in Shah, et al v State Farm Ins Co, ___ Mich App ___ (2018).  This is the first post Covenant v State Farm Ins Co, case that […]

James Humann

IVC FILTER UPDATE: Arizona Jury Orders C.R. Bard to Pay $3.6 Million in First Bellwether Trial

On March 30, 2018, a federal jury in Arizona ordered C.R. Bard, Inc. to pay $3.6 million to a Georgia woman who suffered serious complications after the company’s G2 inferior vena cava (IVC) filter fractured inside her body.

Eric Washburn

North Carolina Injury Attorney Discusses Catastrophic Injuries

Far too many victims of vehicle accidents end up with catastrophic injuries that forever change their lives. Catastrophic injuries are usually severe injuries to the brain or spine. Many times they result in the amputation, blindness, paralysis, or death. Victims […]

Thomas Curcio

Self Driving Catastrophe

Earlier this year we discussed self driving cars and outlined the many factors influencing the success of implementing and creating autonomous vehicle technology including infrastructure, ethics, money, and even legal questions. After last week’s crash in Tempe, Arizona, where a […]

Mike Bryant

What Constitutes “Wrongful Death” in Minnesota?

Losing a loved one is always devastating. Whether the death followed a heroic battle with a serious illness or was totally unexpected, family members must bear a significant burden after the loss. Adjusting to life after such a tragic event […]

Mark Emison

Corporate Donations Linked to MO Bills That Would Protect Big Business, Limit Citizens’ Access to Justice

Missouri senators are rushing to pass numerous bills under the guise of “tort reform” that protect corporations from being sued by citizens who are injured or killed by their defective products. What’s driving senators to strip Missouri citizens of their individual rights and protect big business? Hefty campaign donations.

James Humann

IVC FILTER UPDATE: Second Bard IVC Bellwether Case Moves Forward as MDL Judge Narrows the Issues for Trial

Currently, there are thousands of personal injury cases pending against Bard in the MDL and the first bellwether trial, Sherr-Una Booker v. C.R. Bard, Inc., et al., will soon be in the hands of an Arizona jury. Recently, District Judge David G. Campbell issued a ruling on Bard’s summary judgment motion that will define the issues for the second bellwether trial which is currently scheduled to begin on May 15, 2018.

Joseph H. Saunders

Criminal Charges in Miami Pedestrian Bridge Collapse at Florida International University?

CBS TV Interview of attorney Joseph H. Saunders Six people were killed in Miami, Florida last Thursday, March 15th, when a pedestrian bridge under construction fell on a major highway crushing cars traveling underneath.  The huge concrete bridge was next […]