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Latest Autopilot Crash Has U.S. Questioning Tesla Car Safety

On July 6th, U.S. auto safety regulators announced that they had begun an investigation of the second crash involving a Tesla car with autopilot technology; where the first had resulted in a fatality in Florida. The accidents have placed […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Automotive, News, Personal Injury Law, Wrongful Death|

Was it Reasonable Force or Police Abuse?: Violent Incident in Providence Sparks Question

On July 8th, a cell phone video showing an officer physically abusing a woman in Providence emerged, stirring a local controversy and leading to an investigation to be launched. Specifically, the video shows the officer punching and dragging the […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Criminal Law, News, Wrongful Death|

When Hospitals Lie About Surgery Errors

Yale Medical School and its hospital, Yale-New Haven Hospital, as well as two surgeons who work at the hospital, are currently being sued for not only removing the wrong body part on a woman who underwent surgery, but allegedly […]

By |July 11th, 2016|Medical Malpractice Law, Surgery Errors|

Is Horseback Riding the Leading Cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries?


Sports-related injuries have received plenty of attention lately, particularly contact sports like football, rugby, and soccer; those high impact sports linked to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease linked to a history of traumatic brain injuries. However, a […]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Personal Injury Law|

Drinking Hazards in Providence


Providence—as one of the nation’s oldest cities—is now also facing a severe health hazard: lead in the drinking water system. Specifically, it has gone over the recommended limit six times since 2010, as indicated by samples taken from tap […]

By |June 2nd, 2016|Personal Injury Law|

Medication Error Made By Dentist Allegedly Disables Child


No one who takes their child to the dentist expects them to end up with a severe brain injury; however, that is, sadly, what one family experienced with their four-year-old daughter. After being taken to the dentist to treat […]

Hospital Chain Found To Be Making Serious Surgery Errors


A news channel investigation released on March 3rd revealed that Genesis hospitals have been making serious medical mistakes, and somewhat frequently. Specifically, four times in the last 40 days last year, surgeons mistakenly operated on the wrong side of […]

Dangerous Medical Device Goes Unreported, Injuring Many


According to a Senate report released on January 13th, serious infections have been linked to a medical device known as “closed-channel duodenoscopes”—long tubes fitted with cameras used to examine the small intestine—because of how difficult these devices are to […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Medical Malpractice Law|

When Residential Buildings Contain Lead-Based Paint


On March 12th, the New York Times highlighted the dilemma of lead paint in residences and other buildings, and the dangers they pose to everyone, including babies and women who are pregnant. Anyone who has ever rented an apartment […]

The Dangers of Electronic Health Records


Although electronic health or medical records (EHRs or EMRs) have, in many ways, improved patient care, there have also been instances where a health care professional’s reliance on them has caused some severe damage. In one particular instance, EMRs […]

By |March 14th, 2016|Medical Malpractice Law|

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