Category: Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

When 911 Won’t Answer Your Calls

When emergency dispatchers do not answer 911 calls, they can be held liable for the injuries and fatalities that result from their negligence. Those who are left injured or grieving a loss when 911 dispatchers do not answer need to understand their rights in the days ahead. Failure to Answer Contributed to Death of Michigan Man In 2018 a Michigan […]

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How to Help Your Injury Lawyer Win Your Case

Working with a personal injury attorney after an accident is helpful in recovering adequate compensation, but victims need to take specific actions to ensure their attorneys can do their jobs well. From using care with what they say to save the right evidence, these strategies will help ensure that personal injury attorneys are able to increase their clients’ overall recovery. […]

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Does Your Daycare Know About Positional Asphyxia?

Positional asphyxiation is a preventable tragedy that occurs when a baby is left in a car seat, carrier, swing, or another seat to sleep, only to pass away because a slouched-forward position cuts off the infant’s airway making it so the baby can’t breathe. Daycare providers, babysitters, and other caregivers should be aware of the dangers of leaving a baby […]

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Laser Eye Surgery: Do You Know the Risks?

For a number of patients who undergo laser eye surgery such as LASIK or SMILE, complications can arise that make patients uncomfortable, cause significant pain, and may even lead to suicide. An increasing number of people are reporting severe eye pain and visual disturbances after laser eye surgery. The recent suicide of TV meteorologist Jessica Starr has drawn attention to […]

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Most Dangerous Toys 2018

World Against Toys Causing Harm, a public safety group that keeps an eye on hazardous children’s products, has released its list of the top 10 most dangerous toys for 2018. The list of harmful toys is created annually in response to the number of toy-related injuries and accidents that have occurred in recent years. From 2014 to 2016, 35 children […]

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When Emergency Help Doesn’t Come

Emergency response delays can lead to more serious injury and, in some instances, death. Emergency medical professionals and other first responders are increasingly failing to arrive at the scene of medical problems in a timely manner. This is a complex problem with several underlying causes including staffing shortages, lack of resources, and funding problems. Late-Arriving Ambulances a Far-Reaching Problem The […]

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Why Are Lead Poisonings Increasing in Nevada?

Southern Nevada is seeing an increase in the number of lead poisoning cases among children, and researchers have not yet found the actual underlying cause. Increased screenings and a large number of older homes that still have lead paint are two potential reasons, but officials are still looking to determine why this sudden increase is happening. Increased Screening Leading to […]

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When Police Brutality Ends in Death

When police brutality ends in death, surviving family members can bring civil suits against the people and other entities that are responsible. By taking a stand, survivors can help ensure police killings are reduced in the future. In 2017, a record 1,129 people were killed in the United States at the hands of police officers. This was more than the […]

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Who Is Liable for Automatic Gate Injuries?

Negligence, human error or equipment malfunction can cause automatic gate accidents and property owners, service providers, and manufacturers may be liable for injuries and other losses. Automatic gates have caused property damage, disabling injuries, and even fatalities. Types of Liability in Automatic Gate Accidents When an automatic gate malfunctions, the weight, and force of a moving gate can easily maim […]

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Visiting a sporting event should be an enjoyable outing, but when someone is injured or killed while in the stadium, determining who is liable is not always easy. Does the fan assume the risk and forfeit any right to sue? Is the facility at fault due to poor construction or maintenance? Could another entity be to blame? Answering these questions […]

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