Category Archives: Medical malpractice law

Georgia Court Rules Bicycle Accident Victim May Attempt to Add Defendant to Personal Injury Case

There are often situations in which the plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit may need to amend his or her complaint. Sometimes an amended pleading is necessary to correct a mistake. In other situations, an amendment may be appropriate to add a new argument or even a new defendant that needs to be brought into the litigation. Findley v. City of Atlanta Georgia trial courts are expected to be fairly liberal in granting permission to file amended complaints. Even if a defendant has already filed his or her own responsive pleadings, that does not necessarily prevent the plaintiff from seeking leave to amend. In fact, the Georgia Court of Appeals recently reinstated a personal injury lawsuit that was improperly dismissed by the trial judge before giving proper consideration to the plaintiff’s motion to add a defendant. Continue reading.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Can You Live Without Your Digital Teddy Bear?

Digital Addiction Can you imagine getting a ticket for texting while crossing the street? You will in Honolulu, HI! It won’t matter whether it is a cellphone, a tablet or a video game under a new bill, Electronic Devices Pedestrian Safety Bill. Offenses carry a fine of $15 to $35 for the first offense and subsequent fines can go as high as $99 per offense. For those who can not seem to put down their device – EVER—it could get expensive. From 2000 to 2011, over 11,000 people have been reported injured while trying to walk and chew gum, er, I mean walk and use their mobile devices. It is a serious problem. But, it is a serious problem that is sometimes hard to understand. Take a vacation My wife and I took to the beautiful Carmel, California coast. We were seated at dinner beside an expansive window overlooking the breath-taking coast and Pacific Ocean. Truly romantic. While seated, we noticed a much younger couple, each on their smart phones. My wife and I….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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St Jude Medical Pacemaker Lawsuit

If you or a family member has received a St. Jude Medical pacemaker recall or firmware notification and have paid for or paid a co-pay for the certain St. Jude Medical pacemakers, you may be entitled to compensation. You may be eligible for compensation if you are a patient with a radio-frequency St. Jude Medical implantable pacemaker (also known as an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, or ICD) Cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator, and have visited your health care provider and paid or made co-payment for a firmware upgrade of the devices listed below:CurrentPromoteFortifyFortify AssuraQuadra AssuraQuadra Assura MPUnifyUnify AssuraUnify QuadraPromote QuadraEllipseSt Jude Pacemaker Firmware UpdateThe firmware update includes:addressing issue with rapid battery depletion.updates to address cyber security vulnerabilities.To check if your pacemaker is subject to premature battery depletion, visit the ICD and CRT-D battery advisory. You’ll need your….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury: Healing Your Whole Self

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Central New York Injury Lawyer Interviewed on Finger Lakes Radio station about His Book “Understanding Your New York Personal Injury Claim”

This morning I was at the radio studios of Finger Lakes Radio Group in Geneva, New York.  They wanted to interview me about my new book, “Understanding Your New York Personal Injury Claim“.  Geneva’s station – WVGA – ran the interview live.  It’s sister station in Auburn, NY  – WAUB – will run it at a later date. It was fun to be on the radio again.  Ted Baker is an excellent interviewer.  He has interviewed me several other times about my volunteer work for the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva.  He made me feel right at ease and asked very on-point questions about my book.  For example, he asked me: Why did you write the book? Continue Reading The post Central New York Injury Lawyer Interviewed on Finger Lakes Radio station about His Book “Understanding Your New York Personal Injury Claim” appeared first on Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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