Month: March 2015

  • Forced Arbitration: Destroying your rights, from cell phones to Soldiers

    March 17, 2015

    The New York Times exposed this abusive practice today in a front page story that you can read below. As you will see, this is not limited to service members’ rights. This could – and likely does – apply to you because forced arbitration is found in everything from cell phone contracts, to bank terms…Read More >>

  • New Studies Show “Caps” on Damages Ruin Health Care

    March 16, 2015

    Nobody likes to get sued. Especially the insurance industry, since they pay the judgments and jury verdicts when the people they insure cause harm to another person. The insurance industry has been very successful in convincing the general public that doctors are the victims and not the people actually make the mistakes of our people.…Read More >>

  • Do You Need to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

    March 11, 2015

    Generally speaking, it depends on what happened and what injuries were suffered, and to whom. If you have not been hurt, the answer is probably no. If you or anyone you care about has been injured in the car accident, especially if there is any permanent injury, or significant time is lost from work, school…Read More >>

  • Medical Malpractice Reform: Help or Hurt?

    March 4, 2015

    We’ve heard it all before: Too many lawsuits are driving up the cost of Doctor’s insurance. We need to limit lawsuits, limit how much a person can recover, end “frivolous” lawsuits. What is the truth? Well, the Institute of Medicine says 98,000 people die every year from preventable medical errors. That’s like 196 Boeing 747’s…Read More >>

  • Are Medical Errors a Serious Problem?

    Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to a stunning report released in September by the Journal of Patient Safety. Yet studies show that most Americans aren’t aware of what some are calling” epidemic of patient harm” in our nation’s hospitals. Over 40,000 people were injured every year…Read More >>