Grocery Stores Avoid Liability for Slip and Fall Accidents

Most slip and falls at businesses involve what is known as a transitory foreign substance. A transitory foreign substance is something or some condition that was there only for a short period of time before the fall occurred. The Florida legislature has been very responsive to lobbying efforts of business owners seeking to make it…



Power Morcellator Lawsuits

Sometimes older is better. Sometimes the newest “thing” on the block doesn’t work as well as the old tried and true method. This is true for some cases in new cardiac stents verses bypass surgery, and now we know it’s true in cases involving Johnson & Johnson’s Power Morcellator!  I’m assuming if you’re reading this…





Ten Highest Ranked Vehicles for Causing Property Damage

Just like snowflakes, no auto accident is the same.  An accident involving a truck colliding with a sedan is always going to be different than a crash between two sedans.  This is because of the numerous factors that play a part in auto accidents.  These range from speed at the time of collision to the…



Gas Grills Can Lead to Serious Burn injuries

I love good barbeque!  I don’t care if it’s chicken, ribs, sausages, fish or even grilled veggies.  Believe it or not, pineapple works great with a big steak on the grill.  But most of us use the easy does it gas grill to cook up our food.  My gas grill is a beautiful stainless steel…



Faulty Airbag Recall Expands

Earlier this year a group of major car manufactures released a recall for 3 million cars due to a faulty airbag problem. In these recalled automobiles, the airbag shoots shrapnel at passengers as it deploys. The airbags involved in this recall all come from the companyTakata Corp, who has admitted that the propellant in the…



Routine Circumcision Leads to Medical Malpractice

Last month a 56-year-old Alabama man went into the hospital for a routine circumcision.  When he awoke from the surgery he realized that his penis had been amputated. The man has since filed a lawsuit and claims that he was never warned that the procedure could result in an amputation. He also has claimed that…





Car Seats: Guidelines for Safety

The new school year is right around the corner, and it has many of us in the office concerned about child safety as it relates to car seats. We wanted to know how we can make our kids safer in the car.Sadly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that motor vehicle accidents account…



Blood Pressure Medication Benicar Can Have Serious Side Effects

No drug is a good drug.  It is always better to live off medication rather than on medication. But some medical conditions demand medical attention and many times demand drug therapy to control the negative health condition present without the medication.  One such condition is high blood pressure (HBP).  HBP is a common and growing…



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