Blog Does your child have cerebral palsy? Early signs
December 5, 2018
Cerebral palsy is one of those disorders that does not always show up immediately. Doctors can identify potential risks and figure out which children may be more likely to have the disorder, but you may not know at the moment of birth if that is true. As such, it is important to look for early signs and symptoms so that… Read More Why do truck drivers struggle with drowsy driving?
November 13, 2018
A truck driver falls asleep on the interstate, drifts across the median and plows into oncoming traffic. Meanwhile, another trucker nods off for a split second and runs a red light. Elsewhere, a third truck driver may not fall asleep, but he’s so tired that he doesn’t notice the traffic jam ahead of him in time to stop. These are,… Read More Did you survive a surgical error?
October 24, 2018
Undergoing any kind of surgery includes some risk, even if the procedure itself is not considered very risky. Many patients go in for routine procedures and emerge with even greater problems than before, while others may simply trade one malady for another, or may suffer serious long-term consequences for the error. Depending on the nature of the error and the… Read More Did you slip and fall in another person’s home?
October 15, 2018
Slip-and-fall accidents can happen anywhere, but when they occur in a private home, things can get complicated for both the victim and the homeowner. This might occur at a birthday party where children run and play in a sprinkler in the yard, or maybe a cocktail party with several friends over a long weekend. If you or someone you love… Read More Dissolving a business partnership fairly
September 12, 2018
Sooner or later, many good ideas come to an end, or well-intended bad ideas run their course. This is simply the natural order of things, which we can observe in the natural world all around us. However, when a business partnership ends, it is important to properly dissolve it in the legal sense, to avoid unnecessary complications. For many partners,… Read More Birth defects may result from prescription drugs
August 15, 2018
When a mother chooses to use prescription drugs at the direction of a doctor during her pregnancy, she places an enormous amount of trust in a number of parties. Not only must she trust the doctor who prescribed the medication, but she also must trust the pharmaceutical company that produces the drug and the pharmacist who fills the prescription. At… Read More Truck accident victims must look at the drivers’ log
August 1, 2018
The devastation that a commercial truck accident can cause is difficult to comprehend until it happens to you or someone you know. For many drivers, large trucks are now so common on our streets and highways that it is easy to get used to their presence and even get a bit too comfortable with them. While there is no need… Read More Spinal injuries can derail your entire life
July 18, 2018
Suffering an injury to your spine, even a relatively small injury, can mean that you face a long road of recovery ahead of you. The complex systems that interact in the spine control nearly every part of your body, meaning an injury to your spine may affect every aspect of your life, drastically impacting what you can do for work… Read More Can I sue my doctor for failing to diagnose my cancer?
June 21, 2018
When cancer strikes, one of the most valuable tools that a victim has to fight back against it is time. The longer that cancer remains undiagnosed and untreated, the longer that the disease has to spread throughout the body. This can lower victims’ chances of survival and increase the necessity for stronger and more invasive treatments. Some of the harsher… Read More Who is responsible for birth injuries?
June 19, 2018
When your child suffers injuries as a part of the birth process, you may have grounds to file an injury or medical malpractice claim. Of course, this depends on the circumstances that lead to the injuries. While parents aren’t always able to avoid all birth defects or injuries, it is very possible that your baby’s injury was avoidable and only… Read More