Month: July 2017

Motorcycle Safety Tips

Most motorcyclists understand that riding a motorcycle is more dangerous compared to operating a vehicle. When motorcycle accidents happen, they often result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities. According to 2015 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Can You Sue If You Were Injured by a Bouncer?

A bar or nightclub employee, as well as the property owner, could be held liable for any personal injuries suffered by their patrons, such as injuries caused by a bouncer or security personnel. On many occasions, security personnel may become aggressive and inflict...

House Passes Medical Malpractice Bill

Last month, the House of Representatives passed a bill which sets a cap on medical malpractice lawsuits by limiting plaintiff noneconomic damages to $250,000. The "Protecting Access to Care Act" was passed by a vote count of 218-210.If the bill were to become law, it...

Negligent Hiring of Truck Drivers

When a truck driver is working for a trucking company and causes a collision, the trucking company which employs the trucker may be liable for the damage and injuries caused. If a trucking company has hired an incompetent or otherwise unqualified driver, an injured...

Overprescribing Opioids & Medical Malpractice

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared that prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in the United States. Deaths from overdose related to prescription opioid medication have increased to around 17,000 fatalities every year.So what are opioids?...