Generations of mothers know these are the advertising promises behind Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the talc product with a fragrance that is among the most recognizable in the world. But in 1999 it was a much different reality for Darlene Coker. The mother of two and manager of a massage… CONTINUE
Robot Car Technology Challenges Law and Insurance Most cars now already feature some form of self-driving technology, from cruise control – first developed in the 1950s – to electronic stability introduced in the mid-1990s to recent innovations like automatic braking, lane departure alerts and self-parking. The latest technologies, like Autopilot… CONTINUE
Each year, nearly 900 people die due to drowsy driving, making up 2.5 percent of all fatal crashes. Additionally, there are an estimated 37,000 injury crashes and 45,000 property damage only crashes. Drowsy driving can be dangerous, and sometimes, deadly. According to the NHTSA, drowsy driving crashes frequently only involve… CONTINUE
CAN AN UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT FILE A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT IN CALIFORNIA? Yes! In California, undocumented immigrants have the same rights as anyone else to file a personal injury lawsuit. Defendants and their insurance companies have long tried to deter such lawsuits and minimize their outcomes by seeking admissibility of the… CONTINUE
In the years since the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission launched SaferProducts.gov in March 2011, more than 29,000 reports of potentially dangerous products have been filed with the searchable database. Now, five leading consumer groups, have analyzed the data collected on the site, finding that it provides a valuable, but… CONTINUE
Electrical burn injuries are relatively uncommon and usually happen in occupational settings. But, when they do occur, injuries caused by electrocutions can be lethal or extremely serious depending on the source of electricity and the amount of voltage that is generated within the current that causes the injury.
Injuries that occur at medical facilities are characterized under the law as medical malpractice cases, so the damages are somewhat limited. However, we do see damages for past medical expenses, future medical expenses, lost wages, as well as pain and suffering, and emotional distress.
Medical facilities that perform laser treatments, such as brown spot or laser hair removal, need to be properly supervised by medical doctors. We have had multiple cases where the supposed medical supervisor of the skin clinic is not even on the premises during the laser procedure, and the nurse who… CONTINUE
Absolutely, it can. For example, an adult burn victim whose face is permanently disfigured may feel very self-conscious going out with the family. He or she may feel anxiety about frightening his children’s friends or others. What’s so damaging and unjust about being a burn injury victim is if you… CONTINUE
Once we have the evidence and history your case, and before attempting to settle financially, we then consult medical experts, plastic surgeons and dermatologists to understand how the burn injury will impact your life now and forever. During this assessment, we ask: Will the scarring or disfigurement improve? What medical… CONTINUE