Adjusting to life can be difficult for parents whose children suffer from the effects of birth injuries. Along with the challenges of caring for a child with special needs, there is the loss of the future they planned. In cases where a child will never be able to care for him or herself, the pressure…

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Many truck driver accidents happen because drivers want to make their deliveries too quickly. To improve speed and efficiency, drivers may feel the need to cut corners. One way to cut corners is by speeding or running through red lights and stop signs. Another way to cut corners is to drive continually instead of taking…

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Everyone who has any type of medical procedure has the right to expect that their physicians, nurses, hospitals, and other health providers are competent. Doctors should be trained to anticipate the known risks to procedures and treatments. They should take steps to ensure a diagnosis is correct. When patients are harmed due to medical error,…

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, lawyers, judges, and clients are all trying to find the correct balance between having clients’ cases heard and staying safe. Courts have reduced the number of jury trials and non-jury trial cases they’re trying. Many courts have reduced trials altogether. Even though trials for the most part have not been taking…

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Shakespeare wrote in Romeo and Juliet, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose/ By any other name would smell as sweet.” We’re not suggesting you change your name, but a recent study shows that your likelihood of having an accident may depend on your name. Uplift Legal Funding issued a study revealing…

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It’s wonderful news that there appear to be two vaccines for the COVID-19 disease. Hopefully, the world will return to normal soon. For some people who contract the disease, however, their world may never return to fully normal. Studies are showing that about one in seven COVID-19 patients have neurological disorders. These disorders range from…

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In product liability cases, manufacturers of products have a duty to make their products safe for the reasonably intended use. For example, cars need to be built so that the airbags deploy properly when there is a collision. If the product is defective and the defect causes an accident, then the makers of the product…

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Ring. The word has a nice sound to it. Melodies and chimes come to mind. Unfortunately, Ring – the ubiquitous brand of video doorbells – just announced a recall of its smart video doorbells. (Apparently, everything isn’t music to their ears.) According to USA Today, Ring issued the recall because its doorbells are a potential…

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Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a common breathing disorder birth injury. Prenatal doctors and birth doctors need to monitor parents and newborns for this condition. Failure to properly diagnose and treat RDS may constitute medical malpractice. Prenatal doctors should work to try to prevent premature births through prenatal care and monitoring. RDS often occurs in…

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