Category Archives: Medical malpractice law

BREAKING: NJ Jury Blasts J&J Subsidiary Ethicon With $15M Pelvic Mesh Verdict

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Crucial Information You Need When Injured in a Taxicab Accident

Taxicabs are a common site in the DC area. With companies such as Yellow Cab, Red Top Cab of Arlington, Fairfax County Taxicab, and Northern Virginia Checker Cab, there are many taxicabs out on the road taking people to and from places at any given time. And although taxis are a popular and convenient means of transportation in our area of the country, there is also the potential for taxicabs to crash.Liability in a Taxi AccidentAlthough taxicab companies are supposed to hire licensed and responsible drivers and require their drivers to operate their vehicles in a safe manner, sometimes negligence occurs—either on the part of the taxicab company or the driver—that leads to a crash. Some of the common causes of taxi accidents include the following examples of driver negligence:SpeedingAggressive drivingTexting and other forms of distracted drivingTailgatingRunning a red light or stop signFailure to use turn signals when changing lanesImpaired drivingDrowsy….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard hosts AAJ Phone-A-Thon

CHICAGO (December 12, 2017) – On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. hosted a membership phone-a-thon for the American Association for Justice.  The event helped recruit new members to AAJ and explained the benefit of becoming a part of the organization. Several attorneys from other Plaintiff’s law firms in Chicago attended the event at our offices. Immediately following the event, Salvi Law sponsored a happy hour networking event for phone-a-thon participants at Sidebar. AAJ is an organization made up of entirely attorneys who represent plaintiffs. The mission of AAJ is to “promote a fair and effective justice system – and support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.” Click through the below photo gallery to see images from our….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Insurance Firm Study Shows Nurse Practitioners Facing More Lawsuits

A recent study by CNA Financial has found the Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are at the heart of more malpractice lawsuits than in years prior. The insurance firm, along with the Nurses Service Organization, analyzed 287 closed liability cases against NPs, NP practices, and NP students between 2012-2016 in excess of $10,000 (referred to as an indemnity payment). This data was compared to a 2007-2011 report of 200 closed cases with the same indemnity payment amount. MedPage Today, a online resource for medical news and trends, notes that the most recent study found that: NPs in 4 specialty areas paid the most claims: Continue reading.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Snow? Let’s Call Saturday’s Snow a Gentle Reminder

Sleigh Bells, anyone?  Yes, the Christmas Season is upon us once again.  In Southwest Virginia and especially in the New River Valley and the Roanoke Valley, Santa Claus will often bring more than gifts. Yes, I’m talking snow.  While most of cold, white, fluffy stuff usually falls in January, February and often times March, significant snowfall can occur any day now. Much to the disappointment of my children, Saturday’s snowfall really just served The post Snow? Let’s Call Saturday’s Snow a Gentle Reminder appeared first on Roanoke Injury Attorney – Roanoke Personal Injury Law Firm – Roanoke Personal Injury Lawyer... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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