Month: July 2014

    Dog Bites: When Man’s Best Friend Attacks

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    New Jersey holds owners strictly liable for damage and injury caused by their dogs. Pit bull-mix dogs are particularly dangerous for several reasons.

    Court Upholds Ruling Favoring Victim of Defective Pelvic Mesh Implant

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    On April 3rd of this year, a Texas jury ordered the New Jersey-based company Johnson & Johnson to pay $1.2 million in damages to 64-year-old Linda Batiste for the faulty design of its TVT-O pelvic mesh implant.

    How Distracted Driving Can Affect Your Case

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    The fact that the other driver was distracted leading up to your accident is almost always a very strong factor in your favor. On the other hand, the fact that you were driving distracted may reduce or even preclude your ability to obtain compensation.

    Medication Errors Leave Patients in the Dark

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    According to a recent report, patients are often not told when a hospital makes a mistake with their medications. The research indicates that hospitals inform patients about a medication error in only 2 percent of occurrences.