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46 Million Dollar Settlement

Kind of grabs your attention doesn’t it? $46 Million! And just about every newspaper, radio and internet media channel made sure to highlight that big number. January 6, 2020 was the day the announcement went out. And within days the news was everywhere. The Swedish furniture retailer agreed to pay $46 million to settle a […]

Small Engine Gas Tank Leaks and Fuel Fire Injuries

You are on summer break from college and sign on to run a power saw for the company doing demolition work to tear down the old hotel than has been vacant for a few years. You got your earplugs and safety goggles. They showed you how to start the gasoline powered saw, that looks like […]

New Bicyclist Safety Protections In Indiana

How many times have you encountered a bicyclist traveling in your lane of travel along the right side of the road? The bicyclist is not taking up the whole lane, but they are traveling pretty slowly in comparison to your vehicle and you want to try to get around them. However, with a steady stream […]

The Third Leading Cause Of Death

“Oops”, says your doctor after he botched an incision. Getting an “oops” a minute into your operation just doesn’t give you confidence in the doctor’s ability to perform his/her duty. Although in most surgeries, the patient is under anesthesia and rarely hears the doctor say any word that might cause concern for their safety. And […]

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 […]