Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Bus Accident Cases

Bus safety standards may be in for some changes as a result of a recent spate of bus accidents.  Accident Lawyer Brien Roche reports as of April 1, 2011, there is a move now in the U. S. Congress to … Continue reading

Preventing Medical Malpractice

The team approach in medicine may well be on the horizon.  In a December 2, 2012 article in The Washington Post a young physician reported on the team approach within the Veterans Administration system. The team approach, as the name … Continue reading


Orthopedists are frequent players in personal injury claims.  Orthopaedic surgery or the general field of orthopaedics deals with injuries to the skeletal system and to the muscular system.  In any serious muscular or skeletal injury an orthopaedic surgeon should be … Continue reading

Ophthalmological Medical Malpractice

Eye surgery is becoming more and more prevalent in particular as the population ages.  There are several conditions that may necessitate eye surgery. Cataracts are a result of the clumping of proteins around the lens of the eye thereby causing … Continue reading

Drug Injuries

Tainted Steroids Cause Drug Injuries Tainted steroids from a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts have infected potentially hundreds of pain medicine patients. The particular drug that was contaminated is methyl-prednisolone acetate.  This is an injectable pain medication that is injected into … Continue reading

Obstetric Medical Malpractice

Obstetric medical malpractice is most often seen in birth injuries such as brachial plexus and cerebral palsy but may also be seen in certain actions, omissions or results of the birthing process as set forth below. Vaginal Birth After Caesarean … Continue reading

Birth Injuries

Birth injuries can be seen in a variety of forms and in some instances may he the result of medical malpractice by the obstetrician. Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy traditionally has been considered to be a product of oxygen deprivation during … Continue reading

Product Liability Claims Around The Home

Product Liability Claims Around the Home-Burn Injuries Burn injuries around the home are a common phenomenon.  The products that may be the source of the burn are varied: household furniture mattresses or mattress pads electronic toys lighters stoves Household furniture … Continue reading

Specific Product Liability Cases

Specific Product Liability Cases-Machine Entrapment Machine entrapment cases are considerably less common today than they were years ago principally because of guarding techniques that have been employed by manufacturers and the success of product liability lawyers in promoting safety.  The … Continue reading

Product Liability Generally

Product Liability Generally and Federal Preemption The Preemption Doctrine states essentially that where the federal government has passed legislation and has intended to, so to speak, occupy that particular field then the 50 states cannot intervene in terms of passing … Continue reading

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