Safety and Health Reporter

Medical Malpractice and Cancer Treatment

Brien Roche
More Is Not Always Better
Most cancer patients opt for any and all available treatment. Even those with remote chance of helping their condition.  Dr. Lowell Schnipper, the chief of …

Pooled Special Needs Trust
Brien Roche

Pooled Special Needs Trust have been around for quite some time.  They are to be distinguished from Individual Special Needs Trusts. The latter are overseen by an individual or corporate Trustee.
Pooled …

Res Judicata Defined

Brien Roche
Res Judicata Defined
Res judicata is a concept that is similar to collateral estoppel. It can also be thought of as claim preclusion. In other words claims may be precluded from being …

Rebuttal Witnesses

Brien Roche
The Use of Rebuttal Witnesses
Rebuttal witnesses are very common in civil suits.   At the end of the defendant’s case, the plaintiff may choose to call rebuttal witnesses. They may be called for the …

Slander Per Se

Brien Roche
Defamation Includes Slander And Libel
Slander is a form of defamation. Defamation is any false statement which produces injury to a person.  Defamation in oral form is slander.  In written form it …

Remittitur Defined

Brien Roche
Remittitur Defined by Injury Attorney
Remittitur is a concept that allows a Judge to reduce a verdict. If the Judge finds that the verdict is shocking to the conscience and/or not supported by …

Negligent Entrustment

Brien Roche
Negligent Entrustment, Agency and Insurance Coverage
Negligent entrustment is allowing an unfit person to drive. The act of negligent entrustment makes the owner liable for the acts of the driver. If the …

Constructive Knowledge

Brien Roche
Constructive Knowledge Is Key
The term “constructive” is used on a frequent basis in the law.  It is comes from the word “construe”.  To “construe” something means to find the meaning. When you …

Heartburn and Esophageal Reflux
Brien Roche

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 …

So You Want to Know Where Our Laws Come From

Brien Roche
Where Our Laws Come From
This blog is written by a injury lawyer. Injury law deals with a number of legal issues. Because of that it may be …

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