Being involved in a car accident can have a significant impact on your day-to-day life. You might be left with severe injuries that lead to hospitalization; or you might have seemingly minor injuries that cause you pain for months or years afterwards. If your vehicle sustained significant damage, it may be unusable until it is repaired, or it may be totaled. All of these things can bring significant hardship to you and your family in the aftermath of an accident.
Traveling during spring break is an annual tradition for many families with children of all ages. For some college students, it even seems like it is a rite of passage. School vacations are intended to be a fun, carefree break from winter and a welcome to spring. However, they can also bring an increased chance of accidents and injuries to vacationers.
Over the past seven months, 15 people have been hospitalized due to a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections. One of the infected individuals has died.
A recent study suggests surgery patients should be less afraid of the knife and more afraid of what's inside the syringe.
"Traumatic brain injury (TBI)" - the phrase alone makes parents shiver. Nothing is more terrifying than being told that your child has suffered such an injury. For too many parents, however, that fear will become a reality. The CDC estimates that one out of every 30 children will suffer a brain injury of some kind by age 16.
It really doesn't matter how rich, famous or powerful you are. No one is immune from defective or dangerous products. This is amply illustrated by the recent lawsuit filed by U.S. senator Harry Reid.
We all tend to trust that the food we eat is safe for us. Nobody goes to the grocery store expecting to buy something that will prove harmful - or even deadly. Unfortunately, more and more companies across the U.S. are making it into the news for producing or distributing tainted foods. Their negligence puts innocent people at risk.
In recent years, medical technology has advanced in leaps and bounds. From hip replacement devices and pacemaker implants to artificial heart valves and prosthetics, we have access to many different products designed to improve and extend our lives.
Maybe your car was hit by a drunk driver while you were on the way to work, and you bounced off the windshield. Maybe you tripped on a broken concrete step and hit your forehead. Maybe a piece flew off a defective tool and struck you in the face.
For the fourth consecutive year, Jeffries, Kube, Forrest & Monteleone has been named as a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News and World Reports. JKFM Law was honored as a "Tier 1" practice in personal injury litigation, products liability litigation and plaintiff's medical malpractice. The report identifies exemplary law firms on a three tier basis, with "Tier 1" representing the peak of achievement in the given field. Rankings were determined through a combination of client and peer reviews as well as investigations conducted by U.S. News and World Reports staff.