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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 […]

Drivers Being Comped for Sleep Could Save Lives

Published on Nov 8, 2018 at 11:21 pm in Truck Accidents.

Oftentimes drivers choose to keep on trucking, or driving if you will, rather than get some much needed shut-eye so that they can get a job done and, ultimately, get paid. One of the major causes of truck-related accidents is fatigued drivers. When drivers are so focused on getting as many hours on the road […]

The Impact of Low Driver Interest and Experience

Published on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:14 pm in Truck Accidents.

Commercial truck drivers are required to undergo extensive levels of training to ensure they know how to safely operate the vehicles they are driving. With the low interest in truck driving careers, the once-extensive training has been minimized to a lower, ‘just enough’ approach to training drivers in order to encourage new, young drivers to […]

Truck Laws in New Mexico and Texas

Published on Oct 4, 2018 at 11:08 pm in Truck Accidents.

  Truck drivers are required to know the trucking laws of each state they plan to drive through. While they may very well know the laws of the state in which their trip originated, those laws may differ from their surrounding state’s laws. This is equally important for drivers and truck companies to know. For […]

Malpractice vs. Negligence

Published on Oct 1, 2018 at 11:06 pm in Medical Malpractice.

  When we delve deeper into the world of medical malpractice, there is a significant difference in whether a case is actually medical malpractice or medical negligence. Malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to follow through with their services based on the standards set out by a governing entity. Negligence is more so an act […]

Truck Companies and Technology

Published on Sep 19, 2018 at 11:06 pm in Truck Accidents.

  The amount of deaths and injuries incurred by trucking accidents each year is on the rise. Big-rig truck accidents are not fender benders by any means. Any vehicle or person that comes into contact with a large, 18-wheeler vehicle is in for a life-shaking event. Cargo trucks and trucks of similar size can weigh […]

Can Robots Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?

Published on Sep 17, 2018 at 11:03 pm in Medical Malpractice.

We live in an era of fast-moving technology. Every day scientists and doctors alike discover new ways of treating and diagnosing people. With our ever-growing scope of care, it’s only a matter of time before diagnoses and surgeries are left to machines. Artificial intelligence may seem like a daunting, present and suspicious new addition to […]

Seedy Trucking Companies

Published on Sep 4, 2018 at 10:55 pm in Truck Accidents.

People often wonder why they should hire an attorney for their truck wreck accident. They claim that the trucking company ensures that they will take care of them without a lawsuit, offering up a pretty penny as bait. Unfortunately, many truck companies have ruined the reputation of all truck companies. They are known for being […]

Imprisonment Does Not Exclude Right to Medical Care

Published on Sep 4, 2018 at 10:53 pm in Medical Malpractice.

An ex-inmate’s family in Hartford, Connecticut filed a medical malpractice claim for $1.3 million after three years of their son being treated for psoriasis when he, in fact, had subcutaneous lymphoma. The Department of Corrections anticipates more lawsuits and medical malpractice cases to come their way. The care that has been received by their contracted […]

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