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The question of whether you need a personal injury lawyer after being involved in an accident or suffering an injury is one that is very fact specific, generally to be decided on a case-by-case basis.  However, there are some things to consider that may help you in determining if and when a personal injury lawyer […]

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If you have been involved in some kind of accident, whether it be a car accident or slip and fall, you may decide that you want to hold the other party legally responsible for your injuries.  Although there are some instances in which the opposing party will settle your claim without a lawsuit having to […]

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More than four years after John Bruce took a fatal fall at a military base in Kuwait, a Cook County jury has awarded the family of the Arlington Heights man $6.65 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. Jurors in the civil case reached their decision against government contractor CAV International Inc. on Feb. 14 after […]

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A jury in Charleston, South Carolina today awarded $50,000,000.00 in an automobile accident death case.  I believe this is the largest verdict in South Carolina history in a personal injury lawsuit. The case involved a wrongful death claim brought by a woman whose husband was killed five years ago by a driver who ran a red-light, […]

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from the New York Times Watchful Eye in Nursing Homes Jonathon Rosen A pretty nightie, a new lipstick, a fresh toothbrush: Doris Racher noticed that small things she had bought for her 96-year-old mother, Eryetha Mayberry, a dementia patient at a nursing home in Oklahoma City, had been disappearing. Ms. Racher assumed the culprit was […]

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The corporations that own and operate Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, and even Hospitals are really, really, good at one thing – unfortunately its not providing care.  What they are good at is the business of self-promotion at all cost to their patients.  The assisted living and nursing home industry, along with the hospitals they shuffle […]

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In the recent case of Hawkins v. College of Charleston, the Court ruled that deletion of Facebook data did not result in a dismissal of the claim.  This is significant in that Defendants want to make a huge deal out of Facebook data.  Basically, Plaintiff’s do not necessarily know that their Facebook data is going […]

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  Hughey Law Firm Product Liability Lawyers Dangerous Toys Recalled #defectiveproduct #productliability #injurylawyer ToysRUs Recalls due toys due to risk of injury to children.  See $650,000.00 product liability settlement  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious […]

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As more and more elderly Americans choose to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine whether this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry is putting seniors at risk? Our film, “Life and Death in Assisted Living”; you can also download the full written series as an e-book. Joan Boice needed help. Lots […]

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