Safety and Health Reporter

Expert Witnesses DC
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Expert witnesses in Washington DC are governed by the Frye case. Frye holds that expert testimony may be admitted if the scientific principles are sufficiently established to have gained general acceptance ...
Pedestrian Collisions
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Pedestrian collisions most often have an unfavorable outcome for the pedestrian. The number of pedestrians killed on US roadways has increased dramatically over the last five years. A total of 4735 ...
Federal Tort Claims Cases
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Federal tort claims cases are based on a limited waiver of immunity by the federal government. The waiver applies to negligence actions brought against a US employee acting in ...
Chronic Pain Treatment
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Chronic pain treatment can be complicated. Chronic pain affects more people than cancer, diabetes, heart attack and stroke combined. There are more than 100 million sufferers in the United States. ...
Medical Records Technology
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Medical records technology is changing the practice of medicine. It is also changing the physician patient relationship. In the past when patients asked for a copy of their medical records ...
Lost Profit Claims
>[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Lost profit claims can be challenging in terms of proof. These types of claims arise most often when the plaintiff is either a small business person or is self-employed. A ...
Smoke Alarm Failures
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Smoke alarm failures are highly dependent on the type of smoke alarm in use. The two most common types of smoke alarms are photoelectric and ionization. A photoelectric alarm is ...
Product Liability Injury
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption]Product liability injury cases must be thoroughly reviewed as part of the evaluation process. Gathering information about the product may consist of looking at FDA recalls, market withdrawals, safety alerts ...
Pedestrian Injury Cases
[caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption] In Virginia in 2012 100 pedestrians were killed and another 1862 pedestrians were injured. Pedestrian injury cases require a thorough inspection of the scene. Google Maps may give you an ...
Snow and Ice Cases
  [caption id="attachment_9397" align="alignright" width="100"] Brien Roche[/caption] Snow And Ice Cases-Motorists Snow and ice can present a host of different legal problems.  Snow and ice cases from an automotive point of view present interesting issues as to the ...
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