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Mike Damaso

How Medical Expenses are Handled in a Personal Injury Trial

Many personal injury attorneys never step foot into a courtroom. They represent clients from behind desks in their office and settle cases. Some lawyers who never step foot into a courtroom settle their clients' cases for pennies on the [...]
Ed Normand

Tort Reform "Savings" to Medicare Non Existent

Professor Charles Silver and a team of researchers from prominent law schools' including Texas and Northwestern, studied the claims of cost savings attributed to the passage of severe tort reform in Texas that limits and caps damage awards [...]
Orman Kimbrough

Supreme Court Decision Could Help Millions of Injury Victims

The US Supreme Court decision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on June 28, 2012, could lead to significant improvements for many of the clients we represent. Consider a few of these provisions in the ACA: Insurance [...]
Orman Kimbrough

One Year Later, USCC Still Struggling to Effectively Counter ‘Hot Coffee’

Susan Saladoff’s documentary Hot Coffee originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2011 before being released in June. The film’s title was derived from the infamous 1994 product liability lawsuit that then-79-year-old [...]
Ed Normand

Families Struggle to Provide for BPI Victims While Insurance Companies Struggle to Understand BPIs

This video from the United Brachial Plexus Network (UBPN) highlights some of the mistakes made during childbirth that can cause a brachial plexus injury (BPI). The Mayo Clinic defines the brachial plexus as “the network of nerves [...]
Council Wooten

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is defined as a health care worker or provider failing to render proper care with accepted medical techniques or principles. This is a vague definition and is open to interpretation. You are entitled to receive adequate [...]
Ed Normand

Maryland Family Sues Dentist for Wrongful Death

A Maryland family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an anesthesiologist and a surgeon after their teenage daughter died 10 days after a routine surgical wisdom tooth extraction, according to the Baltimore Sun. Jennifer Olenicvk, a 17-year-old [...]
Orman Kimbrough

4 Warning Signs About Your Dentist

A visit to the dentist is a stressful time for most people. For this reason, many of us may miss the warning signs that could lead to disaster if left unchecked. Here are four things to watch your dentist for. 1. Your dentist fails to address [...]
Ed Normand

Florida Hospital’s Sudden Departure of Three Surgeons May Harm Transplant Patients

Shands Healthcare at the University of Florida has suspended its liver and pancreas transplant programs after its four organ transplant surgeons suddenly departed from the hospital. The transplant center spend the weekend trying to notify all [...]
Council Wooten

Key Facts About Medical Malpractice and Avoidable Medical Errors

According to the Public Citizen’s Civil Justice Project Summer/Fall 2011 consumer issue, the epidemic of medical errors must be addressed. One in seventeen Medicare inpatients experience a serious but avoidable medical error. Additionally, [...]