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Dangerous Texas Roads

Published on Jan 21, 2019 at 11:37 pm in Truck Accidents.

Houston has been given the unfortunate reputation of being home to the nation’s deadliest roads. With fatal accidents at a 12% increase in 2017, officials are considering changing the speed limits both on common roads and highways. According to the Texas Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Crash Facts, in 2017 there was: 1 person was […]

Veteran Affairs Negligence

Published on Jan 21, 2019 at 11:36 pm in Medical Malpractice.

A medical malpractice case last year left a a Columbia Air Force veteran dead after seeking help at the Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina. The Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center serves about 83,000 veterans each year. The veteran died after receiving a wrongful injection and multiple doses of misdiagnosed medication. The federal government […]

End of Life Options Bill Criticized for Being Suicide Assistance

Published on Jan 9, 2019 at 11:36 pm in Medical Malpractice.

In December of 2018, State Representative Deborah Armstrong of New Mexico pre-filed ‘HB 90’, the Elizabeth Whitfield End of Life Options Act. Being introduced in January of 2019, we will dig deeper into what this bill means, along with how others are interpreting it. The Elizabeth Whitfield End of Life Options Act gives patients with terminal […]

The Opioid Crisis and Truck Drivers

Published on Jan 9, 2019 at 11:34 pm in Truck Accidents.

It’s no secret that the opioid crisis in the U.S. has skyrocketed immensely. As of March 2018 it was estimated that over 115 people die each day due to an opioid overdose. This extreme epidemic is not concentrated to one area of the nation or to one group of people, it’s widespread. This, unfortunately, does […]

No Doctor On Duty

Published on Dec 17, 2018 at 11:30 pm in Medical Malpractice.

Electronic Intensive Care Unit, eICU or also known as tele-ICU, is a new technique of monitoring patients, no matter where they are. By use of alarms, cameras, microphones and other tools, a doctor is able to keep a relatively close eye on patients even once out of their physical vicinity. While this is a big […]

3rd Leading Cause of Death

Published on Dec 3, 2018 at 11:29 pm in Medical Malpractice.

It’s an interesting comparison – medical malpractice lawsuits are fairly rare in the grand scheme of things, however medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in America. If so many lives are ended due to the malpractice or negligence of a healthcare professional or institution, why aren’t there more lawsuits seen in court? […]

Violators Out of Business

Published on Dec 3, 2018 at 11:27 pm in Truck Accidents.

A recent New York, private garbage truck company went out of business after multiple, continuous violations. The company also racked up two deaths while in business. This may seem like the right series of events, however, most truck companies do not lose their licenses or close down after a few violations, or even deaths. What […]

Medical Malpractice in the Military

Published on Nov 20, 2018 at 11:26 pm in Medical Malpractice.

Under the Feres Doctrine, any family or loved ones or living military troops may not sue the military for deaths or injuries brought on by service with the military. The reason this was initially implemented sixty-eight years ago, was so that grieving families could not bring a lawsuit against the military in which their spouse […]

Jason’s Law and Midland’s Potential Violations

Published on Nov 20, 2018 at 11:23 pm in Truck Accidents.

Jason’s Law was founded after a truck driver, Jason Rivenburg, was shot and killed in his truck after being mugged. Rivenburg was parked at an abandoned gas station to rest while on the job. The lack of safe and well-lit rest stops for truck drivers is well-known in the industry. Drivers and truck company owners […]

The Public’s Right to Know Malpractice Settlements

Published on Nov 14, 2018 at 11:22 pm in Medical Malpractice.

In a recent medical malpractice case in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, a judge has opened the court to a $19.5 million settlement. A mother received “reckless” and negligent care prior to giving birth to her son, which allegedly caused him to be born with severe brain injuries. Known as hypoxic brain injury, the newborn will be […]

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