Month: February 2020

Friday Night Lights: As Evidence of Football Brain Injuries Grow So Do Lawsuits

We’re more aware of football-related injuries now than we have ever been before; especially when it comes to brain injuries. Research has shown that concussions on the football field have been linked to ongoing, long-term brain deterioration. It should come as no surprise that a lot of parents are electing to keep their children away […]

Written by on February 27, 2020

Misdiagnosis Is The Leading Cause of Malpractice Suits: What You Should Know

Most medical malpractice lawsuits are filed not because of something that went horribly wrong on the operating table; but because a patient was visiting their doctor and did not get the correct diagnosis. This may be surprising to hear, and it’s hard to believe that so many people are misdiagnosed. But the reality is that […]

Written by on February 25, 2020

Johnson & Johnson Found Responsible in Talcum Powder Case

Do we really know what we put in and on our bodies? Evidently Johnson & Johnson did. Reports revealed in a 2018 Talcum Powder Cancer Trial demonstrate the company had knowledge of sporadic asbestos contamination in their talcum powder. The contamination reports date back to the 1960s. The most recent court case awarded four victims […]

Written by on February 20, 2020

Are Liability Waivers Enforceable? What You Should Know About Playgrounds

Playgrounds are a part of everyday activities if you have children in your life. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or guardian we strive to give our children the chance to be active and have fun. What else do we face as a result of an active lifestyle? Injuries.  Oftentimes an injury, such as skinned […]

Written by on February 18, 2020

Flashing Lights: Fortnite Suit Alleges Video Games Are Addictive

Video games are ingrained in our society. Whether it’s a console, pc, or mobile app games are everywhere. Interestingly, what once seemed a pastime for children has now become prevalent in many age groups. Whether escapism, online community bonding, or just a pastime, games touch on almost everyone’s life. Video Games – The New Cocaine? […]

Written by on February 13, 2020

Notorious Killer Pam Hupp Hit With Wrongful Death Suit From Victim’s Family

Death is never a pleasant subject. It is always worse when that death is the result of murder. In the case of a life willfully taken there is often cause for a wrongful death suit and compensation for the family. Pam Hupp – Murderess Caught Last summer Pam Hupp murdered Louis Gumpenberger in a staged […]

Written by on February 11, 2020

Missouri Medical Malpractice Suits Paid Out $78.2 Million in 2018

As society progresses and the medical profession becomes less focused on the individual and more aligned with the corporate world there has been a steady increase in malpractice suits. In business there’s a built in tolerance for failure. Unfortunately, when it comes to medicine that failure impacts someone’s life. We need look no further than […]

Written by on February 6, 2020

One Person Killed and Multiple People Injured in Road Way Accident

Accidents happen. This is an unfortunate truth. All it takes is one quick mistake and life alters. This recently happened when a tractor trailer caused a life-changing accident in St. Louis. In early December a tractor trailer traveling west on I-70 merged into a car. The impact caused a cascade effect as other vehicles swerved […]

Written by on February 4, 2020