Archive for April 2019

Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Compensation – Part 2

In part one of Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Compensation we looked at the scope of a wrongful death lawsuit as it pertains to Personal Injury Law, and why only an experienced lawyer should see these cases to verdict. We also explained how damages are determined during trial, in regard to wrongful death. We delved into the differences between a lawsuit filed due to an accident and a lawsuit filed related to a death. Now, we’ll take a deeper look at “pecuniary loss”, expert testimony, and survival actions.

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Compensation – Part 1

Within the scope of a wrongful death lawsuit lies a nuanced, ethical approach to the law. While a family can never put a dollar amount on the loss of a loved one, and shouldn’t have to, there are still financial burdens that must be dealt with after death (in the most compassionate way possible). For this reason, it’s important to obtain Board Certified legal representation to help navigate both the judicial and financial aspects of a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Recklessness and Negligence in Personal Injury Law – Part 1: Recklessness

This writeup will delve into the four basic principles of liability and the basis for which a civil case involving recklessness becomes grounded in. The most important thing to understand are the four principles of liability. If these standards are not met, the case may be dismissed by the judge and the defendant may not be held liable for their actions.

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Taxotere Was Intended to Save Lives of Cancer Patients, Instead it Caused Permanent Hair Loss and Mental Harm

Taxotere was a drug created by pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis. The chemotherapy drug was created with the intention of treating breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, end stage stomach cancer, cancers of the head and neck as well as metastatic prostate cancer in adults. This drug was meant to provide hope to those who received otherwise terminal diagnoses. This drug also may have been a last resort for women and men who still had full lives left to live. Ultimately, it had the opposite effect.

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Wrongful Death: The Laws Surrounding Loss

Wrongful death, a tragedy under any circumstances. No one wants to think about the loss of a loved one or having to spend the rest of their lives without someone close to them. When a person is in good health, enjoying a successful, fulfilling life only to pass away suddenly, the shock and upheaval for a family is immense.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Accident Law – Part 2

The CDC estimates that 1.5 million people every year suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to accident, injury, birth defect, or other less common causes. The legal aspect of brain injury statistics proves difficult for new, or inexperienced lawyers. It takes an experienced accident lawyer to take on a TBI case, one that has years of trying TBI cases to verdict with a very high success rate.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Accident Law – Part 1

When a Traumatic Brain Injury occurs and the case moves to the legal phase, after the victim is medically stable, a Personal Injury lawyer will be entrusted with protecting their rights. In fact, Personal Injury lawyers see their clients during the worst, and most fragile time in their lives (TBI injuries have long recovery periods that may overlap with the legal side of the accident).

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