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Mesothelioma: A Matter Of Product Liability?
Jun 29, 2018

Almost all cases of mesothelioma cancer today are linked to past exposure to asbestos. Asbestos was once a popular material to include in products that required insulation or would benefit from the mineral’s fire-resistant qualities. Mesothelioma can affect several bodily organs and, although rare compared with other types of cancer, is difficult to effectively treat

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Are Herbicides And Pesticides Covered By Product Liability Law?
Jun 23, 2018

The laws surrounding the area of product liability are extensive. Manufacturers who release defective products for purchase and use by the public can be held liable for damages that their products cause to consumers. Determining liability is fairly clear-cut when the product is an exploding battery or a defective piece of heavy machinery. However, what

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What Is Considered an Act of Medical Malpractice?
Jun 22, 2018

Medical malpractice is a serious event that can lead to grave consequences for its victims. There are a variety of negligent acts that can cause a medical malpractice accusation to arise. From failure to diagnose or treat to leaving surgical implements inside a patient and then sewing them back together, there are many horrible ways

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3 Tragic Ways Medical Malpractice Can Impact Your Life
Jun 16, 2018

We entrust doctors, nurses and other medical professionals with providing care when we are injured, ensuring we stay in good health—and even with our very lives. When one of these professionals does something negligent, it can lead to severe injury or even death. Medical malpractice is a serious offense, and it can lead to pain

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Man Charged in Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Motorcyclist In 2016
Jun 15, 2018

A 22-year-old Pasadena man has been charged in the hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist in 2016, according to a report from KTLA. The suspect, Donte Antoine Fox, was charged with multiple counts in relation to the crash on Monday, July 2 by the Los Angeles County District Attorney. This is at least the second

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Bill To Cap Pain And Suffering Law Suits Passed
Jun 09, 2018

Recently a bill passed in Washington has put a cap on damages that can be claimed during medical malpractice cases for emotional loss known as pain and suffering damages to $250000 for non-economic damages. Payments for economic damages, or actual out-of-pocket medical expenses and lost wages, would have no limit. What the previous law said

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Surgeon Left Theatre Too Soon Leading To Patient Death
Jun 08, 2018

Pervaiz Chaudhry in Fresno County Superior Court is undergoing a medical malpractice case. His patient Silvino Perez, 76 was left in a vegetative state after surgery. The patient suffered extreme blood loss which caused lack of oxygen to travel to the brain. The blame is being placed on the doctor claiming that he left the

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Bill Paxton Death: Wrongful Death
Jun 02, 2018

When actor Bill Paxton went in for a heart surgery, he ended up, unfortunately, dying of a stroke. This lethal stroke is thought to have been triggered by the heart surgery and his family are now suing the surgeon and hospital involved in his death. The 61-year-old actor died due to these complications and his

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Disney World Monument After Wrongful Death
Jun 01, 2018

We all remember that unfortunate day in 2016 when two-year-old Lane Thomas Graves from Nebraska was eaten by an alligator near the shores of the lagoon at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, whilst on the holiday of his life at Disneyland. The resort has erected a monument in the shape of a lighthouse in

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The Impact of Truck Accident within California
May 25, 2018

There are always risks that you face when you are on the roads in the world, but in the state of California, in particular, there is a very big issue with truck accidents. Accidents occur on a daily basis size with all forms of transportation on the road, but due to the sheer size of

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