pediatric drug allergies and the failure to acknowledge them

When Caput Succedaneum Becomes Serious, A Birth Injury Lawyer May Be Necessary

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Childbirth is a beautiful time for an expecting mother and father, but birth injuries can make delivery a real nightmare. One injury that is rarely discussed is caput succedaneum. While easily treatable, negligence and malpractice by a doctor can cause it to become worse. Here’s what parents need to know about this condition and whether or not they have a case that they can pursue if it does happen: What Is This Condition? Read More»

When Your Injury Is More Serious: What To Expect From Your Workers' Comp

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Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance is a valuable and well-earned benefit. This type of insurance, at no cost to you, steps in when you suffer from a work-related injury and pays you a few types of benefits. In most cases, your medical bills will be paid in full, and you are allowed to stay home and recuperate before returning to your job. If your injury turns out to be more serious, however, the situation can be very different. Read More»

Common Causes Of Pedestrian Injuries In Parking Lots

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People don’t usually think of parking lots as dangerous places, especially compared to highways, but you can actually get a nasty injury in a parking lot. Here are some of the common causes of injuries in these places: Wheel Stops Wheel stops are meant to prevent accidents in case a parked car suddenly starts to roll on its own; for example, if a driver forgets to put on the hand brake. Read More»

Two Things You Must Include In An Auto Accident Cash Settlement Letter

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Not all auto accidents are major catastrophes. In fact, most are minor fender benders that only result in property damage. Although it’s still best to report these accidents to the insurance provider and let the company handle it, sometimes people negotiate cash settlement agreements with each other in an effort to resolve the issue quickly. If you were liable for an incident and settled with the other driver on your own, here’s what you need to include in the settlement letter to avoid legal problems down the road. Read More»

Suing A Pet Owner For Damages After Swerving To Avoid The Pet

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Pets, particularly dogs (though cats aren’t exactly innocent), often like to run around, and that sometimes leads them into the street. If your motorcycle is headed down that street at the same time, though, you can end up in an accident that leaves the pet safe but you in a mess. You would think the pet owner would be liable for your injuries, but not necessarily. Restraint Courts are going to look at whether the animal was properly restrained. Read More»