Personal Injury | February 19, 2023
February 19, 2023 – O’Neal Industries, Inc. filed notice of a data breach with the Attorney General of Texas on February 17, 2023 after discovering that consumer information had been leaked after a third-party accessed the company’s computer system. According to the filing, the information that was accessed included consumers’ names, Social Security numbers, and addresses. Once O’Neal Industries confirmed the data breach, the company sent
Personal Injury | December 17, 2022
Lyft and other rideshare companies provide tremendous convenience to passengers, not to mention offering a good side hustle for drivers. However, the entire system relies on rideshare companies doing their part to ensure the safety of both drivers and passengers. In recent months, there have been numerous reports of assault and sexual abuse occurring in Lyft vehicles. It is possible that these alleged assaults could have been
Personal Injury | November 14, 2022
Living on or near a U.S. military base, you reasonably assume that the drinking water provided to you by the federal government is safe for consumption. However, thousands of people living near the U.S. Naval Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, including the Army’s Aliamanu Military Reservation and Red Hill Housing, reported that their drinking water smelled like gasoline. Indeed, subsequent testing confirmed that the water was contaminated with
Personal Injury | November 10, 2022
On November 3, 2022, United Veterinary Care filed notice of a data breach with the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General after the company discovered that an unauthorized party was able to access sensitive information belonging to certain individuals. Based on the company’s official filing, the incident resulted in an unauthorized party gaining access to consumers’ names, Social Security numbers and financial account information. After confirming that
Personal Injury | October 29, 2022
It’s clear that an amputation affects limb loss survivors in physical ways. But the emotional and psychological impacts of losing a limb are sometimes just as serious as the physical ones. The relationship between amputation, grief, and depression is very real and, often, very
Personal Injury, Product Liability and Class Action News | October 26, 2022
Earlier this month, a woman filed a lawsuit against cosmetic giant L’Oréal based on allegations that the company’s hair straightening products caused her to develop uterine cancer. While this is the first lawsuit against L’Oréal based on the company’s hair straightening products, based on the number of people who reportedly use the product, it would appear that there may be many more similar lawsuits to come.
Personal Injury | October 8, 2022
When a serious injury affects you all day, every day, time doesn’t exactly fly. It’s not only your journey to recovery that can seem painfully slow, either. The personal injury claims process isn’t designed to get you the compensation you deserve quickly and easily. It’s full of obstacles and opportunities for the other side to hold
Personal Injury | September 27, 2022
After your injury, you can file a personal injury claim to recover the damages caused by your slip, trip, or fall. However, identifying who is responsible for your slip and fall isn’t always as clear as it seems.
Many retail locations rent the land they operate on. In some cases, they might also pay for another company to keep that property safe. For a slip and fall
Personal Injury | September 27, 2022
Slip-and-fall school cases are more common than most parents realize. Schools are responsible for protecting your children while they are on the premises. These educational institutes are also responsible for maintaining the facilities to prevent injuries by anyone on site, including students, staff, parents, and visitors.
An accident on the school premises can lead to long-lasting injuries depending on the situation. If you or a loved one
Personal Injury | September 22, 2022
Do you have back pain from slipping on ice? Did you sustain injuries due to slipping on ice? Falling on ice or cold concrete is traumatic for your body. Slip and fall injuries can be very serious because slick surfaces are unforgiving. Some of the most frequent injuries are cracked skulls or fractured bones from attempting to
Personal Injury | August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022 – Making the choice to put your loved one in a nursing home is one of the hardest decisions you ever have to face. Often, what drives this decision is a matter of safety. Your ailing or aging family member simply cannot be safely cared for at home anymore, and professional care is necessary to manage their progressing medical conditions or to keep your
Personal Injury | August 12, 2022
Can the tiny tip of a hypodermic needle lead to serious, incurable nerve damage? The number of lawsuits being filed by individuals who have suffered injection-needlestick-injury induced complex regional pain syndrome, or CRPS, is on the rise. In many of these cases, a routine blood draw gone wrong is reported to have led to the debilitating condition.
Personal Injury | August 11, 2022
If you’re wondering if your personal injury case can be reopened, unfortunately, the answer is that once closed, a personal injury claim typically can’t be reopened, even with the help of a lawyer. No matter how good a reason these victims have for wanting the case reopened, it’s just not how the process works.
Once your case is closed, it’s closed for good – so make
Personal Injury | August 8, 2022
Slip and fall accidents in New Jersey are all too common, but dealing with the aftermath is anything but normal. You can’t do the things you used to do or move the way you used to move. You don’t feel like you anymore. As you work toward physical recovery, you need someone you can trust with you every step of the way, advocating for your well-being. You
Personal Injury | July 13, 2022
Perhaps the most troubling situation for injured car accident victims is when the person they must sue is their own friend or family member.
It happens more often than you might think. Passengers usually do know their drivers. And a single moment of distraction or one instance of a lack of caution is all it takes for a driver to cause an accident. It very well may