Recalls, Responsibilities and Rights

You were in an automobile accident and the airbags never deployed. You and your passengers suffered injuries and trauma. The person who hit your vehicle didn’t have insurance. So who’s responsible? Is the other vehicle driver responsible? Or is the car manufacturer? Or perhaps the airbag manufacturer? Or maybe your mechanic who last inspected your […]

Seatbelt and Airbag Malfunction Injuries

The airbag bursts open. When the smoke clears, and your ears stop ringing, you feel a terrible pain in your arm and you can’t bend your elbow. The EMT tells you as she helps you out of the car that if not for the airbag you would have suffered serious head and facial injuries. But, […]

Cancer Diagnosis and Medical Malpractice

A scene we have all watched in any number of movies involves a patient sitting in their doctor’s office. The doctor in a white lab coat points to a radiology image and says “there is the tumor you have a cancer”. As the scene plays out the patient either runs from the room, or if […]

Practical and Legal Ways to Deal with Social Media Blackouts

Freedom of speech is a simple concept. Think Ben Franklin and his printing press. Social media is little more than a modern day Franklin permitting citizens an opportunity to state their opinions in a daily newspaper for free. Since today’s Franklin owns the paper, ink and printing press, the law permits him to decline to […]

Forgotten Care: Life In A Nursing Home

Have you ever heard the expression, “Nursing homes are like Starbucks, they’re popping up everywhere”? Then you start to notice them and think, “Wow, they’re right. That’s the third one to come to town in the last 9 months”. Then you deduce that they must be making money or they wouldn’t build so many. Well, […]