Supermarket store hit with second personal injury bill

Asda has been forced to payout yet more personal injury compensation to a shopper who slipped on discarded fruit and veg in the Rivergate store in Peterbrough. Jonathan West, partner and personal injury specialist at Graysons WE, has now agreed a substantial settlement with the supermarket for 74-year-old Patricia Hill who hurt her knee and […]

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel making big push for bike paths

Jim Freeman, a bike-riding attorney in Chicago who represents pedestrians and cyclists in personal injury cases, sees enforcement as the biggest factor that will make biking safe, to keep cyclists from ignoring traffic laws while keeping cars out of bike lanes. To alleviate the tension between bicyclists, pedestrians and drivers in Chicago, the Chicago Police […]

SAE International Releases New 3-Volume Book on Biomechanics of Head Injuries

SAE International released the 3-volume set Head Injury Biomechanics, edited by Jeffrey A. Pike, which is designed to aid those studying head injury from a broad range of causes, including transportation, falls, sports, personal violence, and blast-related. Nearly 50,000 Americans die from brain injuries annually, with approximately half of all traumatic brain injuries (TBI) being […]

National Personal Injury Attorney Wendy Fleishman Comments On FDA Warning On Safety of Yaz Birth Control

Attorney Represents Women Across America in Yaz Injury Lawsuits Against Bayer NEW YORK, Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a statement today that the FDA remains concerned, but has not yet reached a conclusion, about the potential increased risk of blood clots from Drospirenone-containing birth control pills such […]

How the Litigation Process Works for a Personal Injury Case

Litigation of a personal injury lawsuit can be a frightening prospect to people who have suffered an injury in any type of accident. This process can be made more complex when you are dealing with a serious injury, and trying to focus your attention on recovery. Knowing what the process entails can help alleviate some […]

Two more lawsuits filed in Indiana stage collapse

Two new separate lawsuits were filed Monday in connection with last August’s deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair. Both lawsuits were filed by the same lawyer, personal injury attorney Kenneth Allen of Valparaiso, Indiana. The first suit, filed in Monroe County Superior Court in Indianapolis, seeks compensation from the State of Indiana for […]

Bumper ban

You can’t buy crib bumper pads in Chicago: it’s become the first city to ban the sale of these soft pads that are tied onto the cribs slats and wrap around the inside of a crib. The city council approved the ban, citing the suffocation risk posed by bumpers and the lack of a federal […]

Plant Must Disclose Data to Fight Cancer Lawsuit

By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN CHICAGO (CN) – The parents of a girl who developed brain cancer can access over a decade of data on an Exelon power plant they claim discharged harmful radiation, a federal judge ruled, but the energy giant can withhold certain other information. Joseph and Cynthia Sauer say their daughter, Sarah, was diagnosed […]

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Jeffrey Friedman represents victims and their families in connection with all types of unfortunate accidents, such as car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, as well as construction site accidents, premises liability, and other accidents caused by the wrongdoing of some other individual or company. Chicago Law Firm

Judge OKs $5.9M settlement over fair credit act

September 8, 2011 By  Bethany Krajelis, Law Bulletin staff writer A federal judge has approved a $5.9 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit over the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The settlement is believed to be the largest settlement involving employment-related FCRA claims ever, said Christopher J. Wilmes, an associate with Hughes, Socol, Piers, Resnick […]

3 settle injury lawsuits over Martha Stewart chair

By MICHAEL J. CRUMB Associated Press Published: Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 – 8:45 am DES MOINES, Iowa — Three people whose fingers were snipped off or injured by Martha Stewart patio chairs have won settlements against her company and Kmart, which sold the furniture, their attorney said Thursday. Des Moines attorney Guy Cook declined to […]

Wrong Patient and Procedure Study Shows Need for Better Oversight

Wrong Patient and Procedure Study Shows Need for Better Oversight According to Briskman Briskman & Greenberg CHICAGO, IL, Aug 12, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Wrong patient, wrong site and wrong procedure surgeries happen as much as 40 times a week nationwide, a new study by The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare shows. Eight […]

Personal Injury Lawyers offer expert advice on whiplash claims

It is unfortunate fact of life that due to the increasing numbers of vehicles on the road, there are more and more accidents occurring on a daily basis. With this fact comes the undeniable fact that more and more injuries are sustained. One of the most common and prevalent injuries that occur on a regular […]

3 Medical Care Mistakes to Avoid After an Auto Accident

Indianapolis – Car accidents are the most frequent cause of severe injury in the United States, according to a report from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Association. In Indiana, the number of auto accidents rose by 6.6% from 2006 to 2008. It adds insult to injury when these tragic accidents are the result of […]

Know What to Expect in Your Texas Personal Injury Case

June 12, 2011 Learn more about the steps involved in a Texas personal injury lawsuit. Pre-filing Some important actions must be taken before a case ever reaches a courtroom. Usually, the instigating event behind a personal injury suit is some type of accident. After dealing with immediate medical needs, victims should contact a Texas personal […]

Caltagirone calls ‘fair share’ bill unfair to victims

A bill is making its way through the legislature that would significantly erode an injured person’s ability to recoup damages awarded in a lawsuit. Today, I opposed legislation approved by the House Judiciary Committee known as the “Fair Share Act” that would repeal the joint and several liability law in Pennsylvania. The joint-and-several-liability law allows […]

Slip and Fall Accident Traps Man Overnight

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman comments on the slip and fall accident that left a street sweeper trapped at the bottom of a debris-filled drywell for over seven hours. The incident reminds New York personal injury lawyer Perecman of a similar case he handled a few years ago when a construction worker fell […]

Personal injury suit against Rosewood Care Center

Trial opens with nurse’s testimony in personal injury suit against Rosewood Care Center 6/21/2011 2:21 PM By Amelia Flood Plaintiff Delia Marguerite Giannini is suing the nursing home for damages in excess of $75,000 and other damages. The trial testimony of a nurse began the plaintiff’s case in a personal injury suit filed against Rosewood […]

Endsleigh warns Leisure Trusts at risk from personal injury claims

by Brian Turner A new report published today by Endsleigh, the specialist insurance broker for leisure trusts, warns trusts that they could be liable should a customer injure themselves on a piece of faulty gym equipment. The report highlights that under the terms agreed between some leisure trusts and companies leasing gym equipment, it is […]

When Chimps Go Berserk: A Lack of ‘Oversight’

If you haven’t heard Charla Nash’s story yet, be warned. The extent of her horrific injuries from the animal attack are reason enough to call for an end to private ownership of chimpanzees. “An adolescent or adult chimp is a very dangerous animal that poses serious public safety concerns if they are not properly housed […]

Lawsuits Claim Real Housewives of New Jersey Cast & Crew Attacked Two Chicago Men

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Corboy & Demetrio coordinated the simultaneous filings of lawsuits, in New York and Miami, naming various individuals and entities allegedly responsible for the February 23, 2011 beating of two Chicago men, Adolfo Arreola and Jason Gomez. Gomez and Arreola were allegedly attacked by members of the Cast and Crew […]

Insurance claims rise for personal injury claims

The Financial Times recently revealed that car insurance companies have lost £2 billion in 2010 thanks to the amount of personal injury claims rising. Some new customers taking out car insurance have had to pay 30% more for their insurance this year than last. In recent years the car insurance industry has been hit hard […]

Home Insurers Kick Around Cyberbully Coverage

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox In recent years, a number of tragic cases have captured the public’s attention in which teenagers committed suicide after being taunted, harassed or shamed, due to invasions of privacy on sites like Facebook, MySpace and YouTube. If you have a teen or a college student who is fond of social networking, the […]

Man says stores shouldn’t have sold him ‘bath salts’

6/22/2011 9:36 AM By Harmon Marks -Lincoln Bureau HAMLIN — A Ranger man is accusing three businesses of marketing a product known as “bath salts” and sold as a “legal drug,” and other plaintiffs might join his product liability and personal injury suit. Jason Vance filed the complaint May 11 in Lincoln Circuit Court. He […]

Marketing key in making Glen Lerner a celebrity attorney

Close your eyes. Imagine Glen Lerner’s jingle. You can dial his number from memory, can’t you? In this age of speed dialing and cellphone-programmed contacts, how many telephone numbers can you remember? So the question has to be asked: Is Glen Lerner the most recognizable personality in Las Vegas? The 47-year-old Las Vegas personal injury […]