February 21, 2018

Medical Malpractice FAQ

My doctor did not inform me about the risks of my surgery/procedure, can I file a lawsuit?
As a medical malpractice lawyer, I receive frequent emails and calls about informed consent and whether or not a patient can sue a doctor after a procedure that they were not properly warned about. Before explaining the general answer to this question, it should be noted that every case is inherently different. For this reason if you believe medical malpractice occurred, your were misinformed, or did not give your consent to a procedure or treatment, please call an attorney……..

February 21, 2018

Can Good PR Help a Hospital’s Reputation Recover from a Medical Malpractice Suit?

When a person or company finds themselves cast in a negative light, the repercussions can carry on for a long period of time. The result could have a negative impact on the reputation of the business and how their community and potential consumers view them.

A hospital can be particularly vulnerable to wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuits because of the nature of the work that they do. …….

January 23, 2018

Intellectual property division in divorce

Assets are subject to division between spouses in a divorce, as a skilled divorce attorney Collin County TX relies on can attest. Generally, people may seek to classify certain property as separate from the marriage which is not subject to division. What remains in the marital estate is divided based on the family code and common practice where you live. While it is simple to divide cash accounts and investments, tangible property such as car or boat cannot be divided and is allocated to one of the spouses….

December 26, 2017

Reasons for Losing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Losing a personal injury suit is not something that anyone wants to experience. In order to assure that your claim is successful, there are a number of things that should be in place to determine if the lawsuit is appropriate and whether you have everything that will be required to win your case. Following a personal injury, it may make sense to contact an attorney to go over the specifics of your case. With their guidance, they will be able to help determine if a lawsuit would be the best next step for you. The following are common reasons why you may have lost your personal injury lawsuit………..

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December 18, 2017

Who is Liable For a Trespasser Who Was Hurt On My Property?

Unfortunately, there is no concrete answer to this question and it must be answered on a case by case basis. In order to figure out whether or not you are responsible for a trespasser’s injury that occurred on your property, you need to understand what a trespasser is, the two different kinds of trespassers, and the duties of you as a property owner to a trespasser and vice versa. Per the definition, a trespasser is anyone who sets foot on another individual’s property without first obtaining the owner of the property’s permission. The two different types of trespassers are discovered and undiscovered trespassers, and we will describe these in further detail below……….

December 17, 2017

Lawsuits Fly In Alteryx/Amazon Data Breach

In December 2017, victims on the West Coast filed two class-action lawsuits in the wake of a data breach that affected over 120 million people.

The marketing company had bought personal information, such as phone numbers, mortgages, income, addresses, and number of children, from Equifax, which suffered its own major security breach in 2017. In October, a cyber-security company found much of this information parked on an Amazon Web Services’ cloud server.,,,,

December 14, 2017

What can I do if I got food poisoning from a restaurant?

According to the Center for Disease Control, about 48 million Americans experience food poisoning each year. If you are experiencing symptoms such as nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea or fever, then you may have food poisoning. It is important to try and determine the cause of the illness, especially in the most serious cases. If you believe a food establishment that you ate at is responsible for the food poisoning, then there are actions you may take……

November 25, 2017

Transit Company to Pay Over $350,000 in Wrongful Death Claim

As reported by the News & Advance, a Virginia jury awarded the family of a choking victim more than $350,000 in wrongful death damages.

In October 2015, 56-year-old Melvin McKenzie died on a B&S Xpress van after choking on a piece of cake that the driver had left in the van. McKenzie had a severe intellectual disability and was living in a group home at the time. He was on the van to return to the group home after a supervised day outing….