Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Commercial Truck Accidents

If you’ve previously been involved in a car accident, then you already know that recovering from it can be like a full-time job. In addition to consulting an attorney, there are doctor’s appointments to go to, physical therapy exercises to work on, and car repairs to arrange. Car accidents that involve commercial trucks are even […]

Second Circuit Gives Expansive Reading As To Who Is A Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank

In Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC , — F.3d —-, Case No. 14-4626, 2015 WL 5254916 (2d Cir. Sept. 10, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a 2-1 decision, gave a more expansive interpretation as to who constitutes a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act […]

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage, which may sometimes be the result of medical malpractice. An injury to the brain may occur because of oxygen deprivation, trauma during labor and delivery, or undetected and untreated maternal infections. The warning signs that a child may have cerebral palsy include muscle weakness and poor motor control. […]

Why You Need an Attorney After an Auto Accident

After a car accident, it’s always in your best interest to consult a personal injury lawyer, even if you don’t plan to file a lawsuit. This is because auto insurance companies are keenly aware of their profit margins and will not necessarily offer you fair compensation for your losses. The insurance representative may try to […]

Medical Malpractice: A Look at Anesthesia Errors

General anesthesia is routinely used for surgical procedures. However, it’s more dangerous than you might think. Anesthesiologists are specially trained to safely induce an unconscious state. Unfortunately, even a simple mistake under general, regional, or dissociative anesthesia can lead to permanent coma or death. Injury includes traumatic brain injury, organ failure, and peripheral nerve injury, […]

How to Reduce Your Chance of Rear-End Collision

A rear-end car accident can cause a serious injury that may result in missed time at work, multiple doctor’s appointments, and other inconveniences. You can reduce your risk of a car accident by paying close attention to the traffic around you. Leave a gap of at least one car length for every 10 miles per […]

Fourth Circuit Clarifies Standard In Retaliation Cases Involving The Opposition Clause

In DeMasters v. Carilion Clinic , — F.3d —-, Case No. 13-2278, 2015 WL 4717873 (4th Cir. Aug. 10, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (in a decision made by judges sitting by designation from the Third Circuit) clarified what constitutes “oppositional conduct” that is protected under Title VII of […]