Archive for October, 2012

Halloween Safety Tips from New York Personal Injury Lawyer Kenneth A. Wilhelm

New York personal injury lawyer Kenneth A. Wilhelm talks about how caution on the part of property owners, motorists and trick-or-treaters can help prevent injuries or even fatalities this Halloween. (PRWeb October 31, 2012) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/10/prweb10071482.htm

More: continued here

Malpractice screening panels largely upheld by state Supreme Court

An expert-panel system established several years ago in an attempt to improve medical malpractice lawsuits has withstood a legal challenge, although the state Supreme Court has changed the way the panel’s rulings can be used in jury trials. The decision was handed down Tuesday in a case that dates back to 2006, when a woman named Sheila Parker visited the emergency department at the Southern New …

More: continued here

Los Angeles’s Unlicensed Driver Epidemic

It is official: Los Angeles has more unlicensed drivers than other cities in America. Paul Ralph, personal injury attorney in Orange County, discusses the implications of a new study that addresses Los Angeles’s unlicensed drivers and victims of car accidents. (PRWeb October 31, 2012) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/10/prweb10075194.htm

More: continued here

Capitol Alert: California's litigation rate fuels long-running Capitol battle

One of the California Capitol's longest running conflicts pits personal injury attorneys against business, professional and insurance lobbies over the rules governing lawsuits — who can sue whom and collect how much.

More: continued here

Court rejects parents' bid for new malpractice trial in son's death

On Tuesday, the Nebraska Court of Appeals rejected Michael and Tracey Curtis's request for a new malpractice trial against the medical professionals who treated their son.

More: continued here