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Dangerous Car Seat Mistakes and How a Police Shooting has Become a Wrongful Death Case – Podcast

Don’t make these common car seat mistakes plus learn about the police shooting that is now at the center of a wrongful death case on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.  Read More →

Social Security Administration to Implement Major Changes to Disability Insurance

The beneficiary rolls of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program are increasing rapidly, as is public and legislative scrutiny over the process. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is making major changes. A recent article on the Wall Street Journal’s blog outlines six changes currently underway for the SSDI. Occupations: When considering an applicant for SSDI, the agency... 

Exxon Seeks to End Oil and Gas Royalty Dispute

Exxon Mobil Corporation has filed a brief asking the Texas Supreme Court to reject a new trial for a group of oil and gas royalty owners who say that the company gave them false information regarding the performance of their wells. According to the potential plaintiffs, that information allegedly induced them to take a disadvantageous deal with another company. The royalty owners claim that Exxon misrepresented... 

Electronic Tracking Devices in the Wake of Avonte

By Marion Walsh, Esq., & Stacy Sadove, Esq. The death of Avonte Oquendo, a 14 year old boy with  autism has shocked and saddened NYC and it surrounding area.  Avonte disappeared from his school in October and his remains were  discovered in the East River, after he fled school . What can be done to prevent a future tragedy? Among other measures, Avonte’s loss has sparked the debate of using... 

Retirement Benefits: How Social Security, Medicare and Retirement Accounts Change in 2014

Medicare, Social Security retirement benefits, and individual retirement accounts all change in small but important ways in 2014, and people too young for Medicare will have new health insurance options. Here is what is changing. First, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, people retiring before age 65 can now purchase health insurance on the new [...]  Read More →

Welcome Surprises in Flooring Updates for Your New Home

You never know what may wait underneath your carpets. Check to find out if you have a hidden hardwood treasure. So, you just bought a home. It has carpeting throughout it, and you really do not care for it. One of the first things on your renovation agenda is to rip up the flooring and install something new. But before you begin to shop for replacement materials, pull up a corner and check the surface... 

Negligence on Texas Worksite Leads to Severe Leg Injury

Those who let their attention slip on the jobv may inadvertently contribute to serious injuries or deaths. Texas worksites are active accidents looking for a place to happen. Workers could easily suffer serious injuries if their coworkers are not following proper safety protocol. All it takes is a moment of inattention. Edward Acclis, Jr. is employed by Newpark Resources Incorporated in Texas. In... 

WHAT IS A SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST? WHEN IS IT NEEDED IN A PERSONAL INJURY CASE AND HOW DOES IT OPERATE?

Frequently, in the settlement of a personal injury case the plaintiff is receiving a large settlement.  Often, the same plaintiff has significant financial and medical needs that can be met through public benefits.  The purpose of a Special Needs Trust is to enable the disabled beneficiary to enjoy the proceeds of the personal injury settlement while at the same time maintaining important public... 

POST-SETTLEMENT ISSUES IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES

Years ago the difficult job of a personal injury attorney was to settle the case.  In recent years, a myriad of other issues has developed and the personal injury attorney is wise to address them in order to avoid malpractice claims later on.  Some of the issues that must be considered are the following: Liens.  It is important to determine at the outset of the case and then reaffirm at the conclusion... 

Following Pill Mill Crackdown, South Florida Doctor Explains Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain in New Documentary

Florida has made strong progress in driving unethical pill mill doctors and drug dealers from the state, but many Floridians still suffer from chronic pain. A new documentary from the Discovery Channel features a South Florida doctor who says drug addiction and pain management often go hand in hand. Dr. Melanie Rosenblatt is director of pain management at Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach. In... 
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