Fast-Track Legislation Appears To Attack 7th Amendment Tort reform has become a hot potato again as a series of proposed bills have been unleashed that impinge on the rights of people harmed or injured by product defects, medical malpractice, nursing home and other negligence race, through the House. One of […]
Do you remember the good ol’ days of flying when there was a semblance of regulation over the airline industry? Customer service back then was a reality. Seating space fit for humans actually existed on planes. There were no over booked passengers placed on a wait list. You could always […]
When is enough not really enough? As I write this, please forgive me as I am not of sound mind. For what seems the millionth time someone has just told they have “FULL COVERAGE” on their insurance policy. Here is the thing and I will bet the, albeit quaint […]
According to a bill pending in the House of representatives, class actions are bad for you and multi-district litigation is not your friend. HR 985 is an example of our legislators acting out of complete ignorance or an effort to pay back big contributors like corporations and insurance companies. If […]
The No. 1 cause of injury to U.S. seniors are falls. They happen at unimaginable rates. A member of the elderly population receives treatment in an emergency room every 11 seconds because of a fall. Someone age 75 or older dies from a fall every 19 minutes. In 2013, the […]
Lexis Nexis’s “Case of the Week” comes from Searcy Denney. Congratulations to Brian Denney and Ed Ricci on their hard work that won a $1.8 million net verdict for their client, who received devastating injuries after being hit by a tractor crossing the highway with a bush hog in tow.