Category Archives: Injury & Accident Law

Why Are American Gymnasts Being Threatened for Fines Speaking Out About Sexual Abuse?

There are more than 150 known victims of Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and sports medicine physician at Michigan State University. Nassar served as USA Gymnastics’ team physician during four Olympic Games and only left his position in 2015. In 2016 two of his victims publicly accused.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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40% of Medication-Related Liability Claims Involve Opioids, Anticoagulants

Close to 40% of all medication error-related liability claims that were analyzed as part of a recent study involved opioids and anticoagulants. Opioids were found to be involved in more liability claims involving medication errors than any other drug, accounting for 24% of all liability claims. Anticoagulants followed at a close second with 16% of all claims involving medications. According to the report, 42% of medication errors occurred in a clinical setting, while 30% of these errors ultimately resulted in a patient fatality. In the study, researchers analyzed more than 10,000 liability claims filed against medical liability insurance companies between 2000 and 2016. Overall, they found that medical malpractice claims related to medication errors were the fourth leading cause of claims. The other three leading causes were diagnosis-related errors, surgery errors, and errors involved in medical management. Rounding off the top five root causes of medical liability….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Insurance Requirements for Uber vs Taxicabs

When you travel do you take a taxicab or hop a rideshare like Uber or Lyft to get around? Those who pick taxicabs as their preferred mode of transportation often site government regulation and background checks as their reason. Those who cite Uber or Lyft typically cite the cheaper cost for the same basic service. […] The post Insurance Requirements for Uber vs Taxicabs appeared first on ... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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How Safe Is Your Deck Or Balcony?

Did you know that thousands of people throughout the U.S. are injured every year due to the collapse of decks and porches? In fact, a study by the Customer Product Safety Commission found that 33,000 deck collapse injuries happened over a period of five years. For homeowners, this should be a reminder to ensure that […].. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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How to Stop Distracted Driving?

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