Monthly Archives: August 2012

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Constructive Knowledge

Injury Attorney Explains Constructive Knowledge The term “constructive” is one that is used frequently in the law.  It is derived from the word “construe”.  When you hear the term constructive knowledge or constructive fraud what that means is that you … Continue reading

Heartburn Esophageal Reflux

Heartburn or what may be called esophageal reflux is something that most of us experience at one time or another.  In its more extreme form it can develop into what is called gastroesophageal reflux disease also known as GERD. Fairfax medical malpractice … Continue reading

Injury Attorney Comments On Police Surveillance

Cell phone technology has become so sophisticated that police surveillance now includes tracking  people almost down to the square foot based upon cell phone usage reports injury attorney Brien Roche. In a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the … Continue reading

Traumatic Brain Injury Scanning

Accident Lawyer Addresses Brain Imaging Traumatic brain injury scanning has been previously addressed on this site by accident lawyer Brien Roche.There are a number of different imaging possibilities in terms of trying to capture an actual picture of traumatic brain injury.They fall … Continue reading

Legal Drama is Good for the Soul

There has been much legal drama seen in stage performances over the years that were based on legal issues,none of which have involved personal injury claims.  One of the early ones was “THE MERCHANT OF VENICE” wherein Portia dressed as a doctor of … Continue reading

Physician Conflict Interest

The pervasiveness of the drug and medical device industry in the medical profession is probably not fully known or fully appreciated reports medical malpractice atttorney Brien Roche.  It is known, however, that the pharmaceutical industry and medical device manufacturing industry go to great … Continue reading

Sports Concussions

A concussion involves an alteration in mental status that may or may not involve a loss of consciousness.  Many physicians and athletic personnel assume that because there has been no loss of consciousness that therefore there is no concussion and … Continue reading

Injuries On Cruise Ship

Injury Attorney Addresses Cruise Ship Injuries Injuries on cruise ships  are governed by maritime law reports injury attorney Brien Roche.  This law provides in general that cruise lines have a duty to exercise reasonable care for the safety of their passengers.  Maritime … Continue reading

Product Liability Preemption

As indicated in another article on this site dealing with this topic of product liability preemption and  federal preemption, many claims against medical device manufacturers may be barred due to the fact that the federal government has exclusively dominated the field … Continue reading

Parental Rights Virginia

Injury Attorney Comments On Parental Rights Virginia Parental rights in Virginia may be more important than you thought notes injury attorney Brien Roche. The Virginia Supreme Court recently in the case of Wyatt v. McDermott, held that a natural father … Continue reading

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