Report From Counsel Winter 2014/2015
In this issue Report From Counsel concerning personal injury claims and consumer protection. We first address the issue of defective products in HIDING THE TRUTH ABOUT DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS. We discuss how companies such a General Motors and Firestone Tire Company placed defective products into the hands of consumers causing injury. In DEBIT, CREDIT, AND PREPAID CARDS: NOT ALL THE SAME we discuss the differences in credit cards, debit cards, and prepaid cards are all different, and why understanding what those differences are is important. In GOVERNMENT CONCEALS HOSPITAL SAFETY INFORMATION we address matters related to healthcare and medical malpractice. In the article GOVERNMENTAL LIABILITY FOR CAR ACCIDENTS we address what happens when a car accident involves the federal, state, or local government? The answer may be very different! In the article DOCUMENT YOUR INJURIES! We discuss the importance of keeping records concerning personal injuries you may have suffered in an accident. It offers some good practical advice. We hope you enjoy this issue. Should you have any questions for me, Richard M. Katz, please give me a call at 626-796-6333.
Report From Counsel Fall 2014
In this issue Report From Counsel about personal injury matters. We look at personal injuries caused by off-road vehicles in ATVS: Accidents Waiting to Happen. We cover the dangers involved in children using off-road vehicles in Children and ATVS. Issues related to medical practice and medications are looked at in BE ALERT FOR Medication Errors. With regard to car accidents we look at an employer’s liability for an employee in Employer Responsible for Employee’s Driving. We offer you some practical advice in Balance Your Checkbook so you can avoid excessive fees for bounced or paid checks against an insufficient balance. Lastly we address how car insurance companies are not your friend in Insurance Company Hits. We hope you enjoy this issue. Should you have any questions for me, please give me a call at 626-796-6333.
Report From Counsel Summer 2014
In this issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury we look at the dangers of Train Dangers and Railroad Hazards, we also look at the dangers imposed by Aging Tires and what you need to do to protect yourself and your family. In Slip and Fall Accidents we examine the dangers related to premises accidents. In Safety with Electricity we consider the dangers related to working with electricity and suggest ways to stay safe.
Report From Counsel Spring 2014
In this issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury we look at the dangers of big rigs in the article Big Trucks Threaten Highway Safety, we also consider the recent new rules adopted for truck drivers in the article New Hours-of-service Rules for Truckers Are Dangerous. In Perils of Asbestos Exposure, we examine the hazards of asbestos exposure and how common it was in many industries. In Case-by-case we explore some recent verdicts. In Weather the Storm we discuss the importance of preparing for natural disasters. Lastly we address Renter’s Insurance and why more folks should have it.
Report From Counsel Winter 2013/2014
This issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury contains articles on Beware of Lead Poisoning, Protect Your Plastic (credit care fraud), Insurance Company Secrets, Case by Case (a medical malpractice case and a slip and fall case) and Aggressive Driving (road rage).
Report From Counsel Fall 2013
This issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury contains articles on After an Auto Accident – checklist included, Severe Injuries Can Occur at Childbirth, They Said It: Exchanges that actually took place in courtrooms across the country, Mortgage Tips, Transcription Error: Many people die because of mistakes made in writing down their medical information, Clothes Dryers Can Cause Fires: One of the most dangerous home appliances and Car Repair Scams
Report From Counsel Summer 2013
This issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury contains articles on The Many Perils of Pools, Swimming Pool Safety Big Pharma Is Not Your Friend, Do’s and Don’ts in a Lawsuit, Financial Fraud Against the Elderly, Hands-Free Still Harmful and If You Are Bitten by a Dog
Report From Counsel Spring 2013
This issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury contains articles on Wrongful Death Lawsuits Help Surviving Family Members, Fracking: a New Frontier for Law, Employer Liable for Dangerous Mosquito Bite, the Dangers of Distracted Driving and Painkillers Can Be Deadly
Report From Counsel Winter 2012/ 2013
This issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury contains articles on Keep the Thrills: Avoid the Spills – Motorcycle Ridding, Motorcycle Accident Check List, Tips to Help Avoid Medical Errors, Personal Injury Questions and Answers, Fire Danger Zones and Umbrella Insurance
Report From Counsel Fall 2012
This issue of Report From Counsel on personal injury contains articles on Auto Safety Improved by Lawsuits, What Is My Case Worth?, Gastric Bypass Dangers, Home Repair Rip-Offs and “Natural” Products May Not Be Natural.
Report From Counsel Summer 2012
This issue of Report From Counsel on personal injury contains articles on Forced Arbitrations Threaten Consumers, Nursing Home Arbitration, “Freeze” Your Credit Card to Prevent Identity Theft, Food Poisoning Leads to Large Verdict, The ABCs of Product Recall, Scaffold Accidents and Injuries and Beware of Deer Crossing
Report From Counsel Spring 2012
This issue of Report From Counsel about personal injury contains articles on Collisions with Pedestrians, Hip Implant Recall: What You Need to Know, Preserving Evidence, Tomato Fruit or Veggie? and Financially Speaking, Keep It Simple
Report From Counsel Winter 2011/ 2012
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Chemical Restraint: Drugging the Elderly is On the Rise, Signs of Abuse and Neglect, Pill Splitting: A Dangerous Practice, Chalk One Up For the Little Guy, What to Do If You Have an Accident or Injury and Automobile Airbags: Know the Risks
Report From Counsel Fall 2011
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Children’s Toys Play it Safe, Injuries From Toxic Substances, RV/ Recreational Vehicle Accidents, Don’t Fall For Fake Check Scam and Underfilled Pool Leads to Big Jury Verdict
Report From Counsel Summer 2011
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Whiplash Can Be A Debilitating Injury, After an Auto Accident: What to Do, Lawsuits: Separating Fact From Fiction, Selecting a Multivitamin Case By Case: Pill Mill Held Responsible for Patient’s Death, Bed Rails Present Hazard to the Elderly
Report From Counsel Spring 2011
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Day Care Can Be A Dangerous Place, Drug Recalls: A Flawed System, Looney Marriage Laws, Off May Not Mean Off – Hidden Electrical Dangers and If You Are Injured By A Dangerous Product
Report From Counsel Winter 2010/2011
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on The Three Ds of the Insurance Industry: Delay, Deny, Defend – How to Fight Back, Debit Cards versus Credit Cards, Defective Insulin Pumps, Smoke Alarms: Inexpensive Guardian Angels and Car Safety – If Your Brakes Fail
Report From Counsel Fall 2010
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Traumatic Brain Injuries, Social Security Disability Benefits, Pets in the Car, Government Negligence and Case by Case-Toyota
Report From Counsel Summer 2010
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Preventable Infections On The Raise, Case by Case – Negligent Truck Driver, Breakdown Safety Tips, Don’t Do It Yourself – Advantages of Contingency Fees and Household Chemicals – Dangers Dangerous Drugs
Report From Counsel Spring 2010
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Big Rigs = Big Problems, Nursing Home Assaults, Prevent Burglary, Drug Warning: Oral Sodium Phosphate and Tired Truckers Cause Accidents
Report From Counsel Winter 2009/2010
This personal injury newsletter contains articles on Avoiding Car Accidents, Frequently Asked Questions About ATM Skimmers, Faulty Brake = Large Judgment, Getting Compensated for Your Injury and Slip and Fall Cases