Safety and Health Reporter

Tort Law and Health Care
Within the general field of health care there is a good deal of discussion of tort law and health care because tort actions comprise what are more commonly known as medical malpractice or medical negligence actions.  In medical malpractice or medical negligence suit is premised upon the physician or health care provider having violated ...

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Premises Liability Components
Premises Liability Components Injury attorney Brien Roche reports that one thing that distinguishes premises liability claims from other types of tort claims is that the party who is injured (the plaintiff) must prove that the property owner had notice of the defective condition on the premises. For instance, if you slip ...
Corporate Officer Liability
[caption id="attachment_297" align="alignright" width="106"] Brien Roche[/caption] Corporate officer liability may be a way of casting a bigger net.  By casting a bigger net I mean attempting to better protect an injured plaintiff from the misdeeds of a corporation. ...
Injury Claim Mistakes
Injury claim mistakes by the claimant can undermine any claim.  There are many elements to a personal injury case.  There likewise are countless ways that a truly injured person can harm his or her own case.  This harm may come through mistake or it may be the result of the ...
Car Accidents Caused By Texting While Driving
Texting while driving is dangerous. Distracted driving presents many dangers that can threaten the lives of the driver, passengers or bystanders. Distracted driving is so dangerous that many states have taken legal action to prohibit the activity. Still, every day, millions of drivers place their fate as well as the fate of others ...
Medicare Liens
A common hold-up for many personal injury settlements are Medicare liens placed on the injured party by Medicare. Medicare has a right to be reimbursed for their payment of any medical bills related to your personal injury case. Medicare liens may be placed on any payment that you may get ...
Washington DC Bike Accidents
Washington DC bike accidents are on the rise.  Between the years 2000 and 2012 the number of people riding to work nationwide has increased. The increase is more than 250 percent.  The DC area ranks third in the percentage of the population who bike to work. Under DC law and regulations ...
Recreational Vehicle Accidents
Virginia is a great state for outdoor adventures and off-road excitement. As a state that has both mountains and beaches, Virginia is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. If you are one of the many residents or visitors that own a recreational vehicle, you can partake in all that this great state ...
Who is Liable for Product Liability Injuries?
If you've been injured by a defective product and want to recover damages for the product liability injuries that you have suffered, the first thing that you should do is contact an experienced lawyer. They will help you determine which person, persons or companies are liable for your injury.  Identifying ...
Surgery Center Negligence
Surgery center negligence has become a big issue since the death of Joan Rivers. Joan Rivers, the famous comedian, passed away during the course of a routine procedure.  The procedure was performed in a surgery center operated by her GI doctor.  The doctor at the time was performing an endoscopy.  An ...
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