Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Jeffrey M. Kimmel
Where do the victims of these events turn? Make as many jokes as you’d like, but without lawyers, they’d be on their own. Medical malpractice insurance carriers, using their formidable assets and power, flex their muscles and bully their way through defending these inconvenient “events,” which may affect their bottom line.
With all the advances in medical knowledge and experience, why are there so many medical errors and what can be done to reduce them?
Jeff S. Korek
The dramatic difference between these two states in obtaining the opinion of a qualified medical expert has made it much more difficult for those injured in the state of New Jersey by medical negligence.
When cancer is discovered late or misdiagnosed and, by extension mistreated, you might wonder whether malpractice or medical negligence was at play.
Things to look for and things to avoid when choosing a medical expert for trial.
Steven G. Wigrizer
Around 70 percent of people currently turning 65 will require long-term care in their lifetime, and they will receive care for an average of three years.
Sean M. Cleary
In the case of tort laws and legal reform, for instance, Trump seems to side with "the little guy.”
Marc G. Brecher
When the harm is significant enough to raise major safety concerns, a recall may be issued, but that only goes so far. Many recalled items are never returned or repaired, leaving latent hazards everywhere.
Victims of accidents in California can receive damages for their injury, whether that be physical, emotional, or financial.
Sean M. Cleary
Cases brought against the manufacturer of goods, following an injury caused by an inherent defect within the good, are not based on a theory of negligence, but on a theory of products liability.
When is the dog's owner responsible for your injury, and what might that win you in court?
Exchanging information is just the first step when it comes to filing a claim after an accident.
Stann W. Givens
An overview of the different age groups and costs involved in medical bills from car accident injuries.
Andrew J. Edelberg
As successful as I became these past years, the very harsh and stark reality of my clients’ positions and lives sank in more than ever.
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Christopher L. Sallay
Due to the statute of limitations, individuals who have been injured in a sidewalk fall should not hesitate to contact an experienced premises liability attorney.
Andrew R. Young
The top three causes of truck crashes are rear end collisions, lane departures, and rollover accidents.
Insurance Coverage to Protect the Health Care Industry from the Increasing Risks Associated with the Internet of Things
Meghan Magruder and Amy Dehnel
While this connectivity can provide great benefits to patients and physicians, the security issues inherent in these devices are critical.
Attorneys should follow these steps to get the most for their clients following a car accident.
Sean M. Cleary
The Purpose of Mediation in a Personal Injury Case
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.
Holly M. Polglase and Matthew E. Bown
The Supreme Court decides the meaning of Article 10(A) of the Hague Service Convention.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
Unlike a car accident, determining liability in a bus accident can be difficult.
Robert A. Clifford
Discovery has become more expansive in litigation, despite the fact that the vast majority of civil cases settle before trial.