negligence

Labor Law Claims Dismissed Based On Proximate Cause

by ASchlossberg October 20, 2017 Blawg

The plaintiff in Merendino v. Costco Wholesale Corp., NYLJ 1202793125729, at *1 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Co. 2017) commenced an action against multiple defendants based upon injuries he suffered when he fell from a scaffold while working on a construction site.  Plaintiff asserted a cause of action for common law negligence and a number of labor […]

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Claiming compensation for a helicopter crash

by JamesBooker September 15, 2013 Military Law

Claiming compensation for a helicopter accident Helicopters have been used during countless military operations and are often prized for their ability to fulfil a number of different roles on the battlefield. For example, pilots can transport supplies, deliver soldiers to combat zones, or help evacuate wounded personnel to medical facilities. Moreover, helicopters are usually able […]

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How to Recognize Signs of Negligence at a Nursing Home

by Molly P. June 16, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

It is an unfortunate fact that many elderly adults have been abused by caregivers in a variety of settings. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities pose a particular issue, since loved ones are usually not in the vicinity, making seniors more vulnerable to abuse. Therefore, loved ones need to be aware of this problem and […]

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Personal Injury Negligence Explained

by Ladyblogger October 9, 2012 Personal Injury

In order to win a personal injury lawsuit, you will need to be able to demonstrate that the defendant acted in a negligent manner. In some cases, this is extremely simple but that is not always the case. The determination of whether or not someone is negligent depends on a wide variety of different factors, […]

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Lack of regulation causing cosmetic surgery negligence

by Natasha Swan August 30, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

Lack of regulation within the cosmetic surgery industry is a growing concern for the Clinical Negligence Department at Alsters Kelley Solicitors, as they are receiving more claims than ever from patients whose surgery has been performed negligently. Questions have been raised about regulation of the cosmetic surgery industry, following the recent issues with PIP breast […]

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Medical Negligence ‘to Blame for Rising Rate of Stillbirths in UK’

by Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors January 27, 2012 Claims Solicitors

Medical negligence is one of the main reasons behind the high rate of stillbirths and deaths within a few weeks of life, a new report has suggested. According to the Guardian, a study carried out by charity Sands found that in 2010, 4,110 children were stillborn, while 1,850 died within the first couple of days […]

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You Have A Personal Injury Case. Who Should You Hire?

by Allison Dean - Medical Malpractice Lawyers January 15, 2012 Accident Claims

Tort law, i.e. those laws that cover personal injury cases, is that which protects citizens who have been physically or psychologically injured due to another party’s negligence or purposeful wrong doing.  If you’ve been hurt, knowing that you need justice is easy.  Knowing how to seek it, on the other hand, is not so easy.  […]

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BRITS SHY AWAY FROM STANDING UP FOR THEIR RIGHTS IN THE WORKPLACE

by Legal Author December 14, 2010 Blawg

New survey shows that Brits embarrassed about making negligence claims in the workplace

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Do you know your rights when it comes to personal injury?

by Legal Author December 12, 2010 Blawg

If you are unsure of the circumstances in which you could make a claim or are looking for advice on where to turn for help, then watch our web TV show where Muiris Lyons and David Bott from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) give the most up to date legal information on when it’s fair to claim, how to do so and who to trust.

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