Defective Equipment

Millions of citizens across the country face serious injury and even wrongful death as a result of defective equipment every year. Whether this injury is caused by sporting equipment, electrical appliances, medical devices, children’s toys or industrial-grade equipment, it is important for you to contact an attorney immediately to get started on filing your claim, especially if the injury has …

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Notable Recalls in January 2017

About a month ago, you and your kids woke up on Christmas morning and opened exciting presents left by Santa. All the toys have been opened, used and enjoyed. However, this doesn’t mean everything is safe. Seemingly harmless toys or devices could have manufacturing flaws that put you and your loved ones in danger. To keep everyone safe, you’ll need …

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The Connection Between Wrongful Death & Traumatic Brain Injury in Athletics

A traumatic brain injury occurs when there is a severe bump, jolt, or blow to the head. The effects can be mild — but traumatic brain injuries also account for 30 percent of all injury-related deaths. Sports are one of the main contributors to TBIs, leading to a lot of wrongful death incidents. Falls account for the majority of traumatic …

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Government Liability & Immunity

In its infancy, the United States had sovereign immunity for federal and state governments and their employees. It wasn’t until the mid-1900s that a trend developed that held the government accountable for any cases, including wrongful death or other legal actions. Today the State Tort Claims Act provides a waiver of immunity with expectations that apply to certain claims against …