And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. F. Scott Fitzgerld If I could try cases in my Chucks, I would.
Every second, an older person in the United States falls and injures themselves, and every 20 minutes one of them dies from the fall.
Here is the link to today’s story. FAU team receives $1 million grant to identify effective fall prevention strategies for older adults Nursing homes and assisted living facilities are governed by special rules. These rules are separate from the normal statutes and rules applied to doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice cases. You can learn […]
Once your lawyer receives and organizes discovery, the contents are evaluated closely – in and out of context. The stuff must be turned over, looking at it from every angle. In the movie, My Cousin Vinnie, Joe Pesci’s character teaches this lesson using a playing card. He shows the card to his young client with […]
In movies, a large truck will pull up to a lawyer’s office with hundreds of document boxes inside. This is a dramatization of a problem your lawyer first learned about in school. Large companies try to take advantage of their size by producing everything they can find in response to any good discovery request. The […]
I can remember when I first started reviewing medical records. They don’t teach that skill in law school and it felt more like looking for needles in a haystack, turning the pages, and trying to decipher the different handwriting, acronyms, and shorthand. Some mysteries never get solved and some were solved with the help of […]
Discovery in a civil case is not limited to trial evidence. In fact, the rules in most jurisdiction allow discovery of anything that is reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence. In most medical malpractice cases, this means a list of all prior professional negligence claims (no matter the outcome). These prior […]
In any profession, including medicine, there are rules propounded by varying organizations. Some are local, some are national and some are international. They don’t carry the same weight everywhere. It is important for your lawyer to have access to credible and careful professionals to discern the difference between rules that don’t apply to any given […]
This year, Ford has issued 30 recalls in the United States covering 3.5 million vehicles, the most of any automaker.
The recall, which covers some 2021 model year Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles, was prompted as an engine compartment fire could occur while the car is parked or being driven, even with the ignition off, the No. 2 U.S. automaker said. The story is here: Ford Recalls 39,000 U.S. SUVs After Engine Fire Reports […]