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Lax regulations in Texas nursing homes put residents at risk. According to News 8 investigator Charlotte Huffman (who spent several months analyzing state data), many nursing homes in Texas employ Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) who have a history of violent crimes. In Texas, apparently due to loopholes in regulations, someone who has plead guilty to serious and/or violent crimes (e.g.
Did your child suffer from a serious birth injury related to meconium aspiration syndrome? The Dallas birth injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are here to help you and your family. We’re happy to discuss your case, give our advice on your family’s options moving forward, and explain how we may be able to help you at no out of pocket cost. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation.
DALLAS, TX — A construction worker was killed after coming into contact with an overhead power line outside The Lizard Lounge nightclub in Deep Ellum on Wednesday afternoon. Dallas Fire-Rescue at the Scene (Credit: Dallas News) Dallas Fire-Rescue was called to 2424 Swiss Avenue at around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday (01/10/2018) in response to a report of an injured worker.
Medical professionals can have a huge impact on our lives, and we trust in their decisions to improve our health and to keep us safe during treatment. Many times, a doctor treating you or your loved ones will decide to administer powerful opioid drugs. However, these drugs can be dangerous, and improper use of these drugs can devastate you and your family.
Three days ago, Yahoo News reported on Americans’ love of their plastic. According to the story, the Federal Reserve reported that consumer credit card balances jumped 13% in November of last year. That means that Americans’ credit card debt now exceeds $1 trillion. How much is that? Well, let’s say you had $1 trillion in cash money in your basement (lucky you! Right?).
Lawsuits are often time-consuming and emotionally draining, so it’s little surprise that many people want to settle their claims outside of court. A settlement allows you to avoid going to trial and possibly losing, and it lets you get money fast. If you’re struggling to pay mounting medical bills, then you should talk to your car accident lawyer about what kind of compensatio ...
The owner of a fake IP law firm that is being sued in Colorado for allegedly engaging in the unauthorized practice of law has filed a motion to have the case dismissed for alleged lack of subject matter and personal jurisdiction. Dak Steiert, the owner of “Intelligent Patent Services,” which purports to be a “patent law firm,” is the subject of a Petition for Injunction filed ...
Last week the Iraqi Oil Ministry announced that 26 companies have been approved to bid for Iraq oil and gas leases in the border provinces. The names of the companies have not been released although the ministry says they include American, European, Arab and Asian companies. Given the nature of industry and regional politics, we anticipate many whistleblower award opportunities ...
Hiring a new employee can be incredibly daunting. At least one person at your law firm will have their work hours reallocated to combing through potentially hundreds of resumes, enduring back-to-back phone interviews, and finally selecting someone with no guarantee about how he or she will work out.
Many people are burned by defective products or overly hot food or beverages, but traffic accidents also cause their fair share of burns. The effects of burns can be devastating, causing serious pain and injuries that require a long rehabilitation period. In particularly serious situations, burns can even lead to death.
When onboarding a new employee, one of the most important items you should tackle is health and safety training. By giving employees a proper training program, you can better avoid dangerous workplace accidents. If you have been injured in a workplace accident, our Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys can help you.
Nothing is more annoying than seemingly endless telemarketing calls. Those so-called robocalls come morning, noon and night. When you are sitting down for dinner or watching the big game. And since telemarketers can spoof numbers, they often trick you into answering by using a fake number. The good news is that you can sue a telemarketer.
Pedestrians have rights in Georgia and the state’s crosswalk safety laws have been strengthened in recent years. The rights of walkers are outlined by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in Georgia. Back in 1995, the Georgia legislature changed the state’s crosswalk law to say drivers must “stop and stay stopped” for pedestrians. Previously drivers had to merely yield to walkers.
On January 12, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a key dispute over the scope and limits of state taxing authority over out–of–state businesses. Respondents Wayfair Inc., Overstock.com, Inc. and Newegg Inc., among the 40 largest Internet retailers in America, are represented by Brann & Isaacson partners George Isaacson, Martin Eisenstein, and Matthew Schaefer.
Tiffany Zanatta By Tiffany Zanatta. The British Columbia Supreme Court recently provided a strong reminder to employers about the importance of honoring their settlement obligations, and the consequences if they don’t. After concluding that a post-dismissal settlement had been reached and breached, the court in Shewchuk v.