Year: 2016

A popular Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle sold by Polaris Industries, Inc. is the subject of a recall by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The Polaris Model Year 2013-2016 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 both pose risks of catching fire while being driven. One burn fatality and 19 other injuries…

In this interview, personal injury attorney Brian Hall offers his professional perspective regarding surprising medical malpractice statistics recently published in a New England Journal of Medicine article: “Prevalence and Characteristics of Physicians Prone to Malpractice Claims”. Q: “Do you think attorneys were surprised by the information in the article?” A: “I think many of us intuited…

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine sought to better understand the distribution of medical malpractice claims, and postulated that if physicians who are prone to malpractice claims could be reliably identified earlier, the effort to improve the overall quality of care might be advanced. Large amounts…

Recently, a grand jury in Altoona, Pennsylvania, released the shocking findings of a two-year investigation. The 147-page report documents the cover up by the Altoona diocese of the molestation and rape of hundreds of children by priests. The statement from Attorney General Kathleen Kane that followed only compounds the horror…

In essence, a catastrophic injury is a severe injury to the brain, spine, or spinal cord. It can also include fractures to the skull or spine. These injuries are devastating and most often life altering. One such accident happened last month. In late January 2016, Nick Liffert, an active church…