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Definition of the Week Medical Malpractice

Having surgery to amputate a leg is terrifying enough, but imagine waking up and realizing the doctor amputated the wrong leg. This was the scary reality for Florida resident, Willie King. In 1995, King, who had a diabetes-related circulatory disease, underwent surgery to have his right leg cut off below the knee. King’s surgeon, Dr. […]

What is the Sunshine Law?

Enacted in 1967, the Florida Sunshine Law is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to the public records of governmental bodies in Florida. Sunshine Laws provide a right of access to governmental proceedings for both the state and local levels. Basically, think of the Florida Sunshine Law as certain […]

Differences Between Premises Liability and Product Liability

Manufacturers, business owners and landlords have the legal obligation to provide the public with safe products and properties. Being injured due to the negligence of others may leave you facing large medical bills, emotional distress and loss of wages. Product and premises liability laws protect the rights of the injured and entitle you to compensation. […]

What is a Personal Injury Attorney?

A personal injury lawyer is a type of civil litigator who provides legal representation to individuals who have been physically or psychologically injured as a result of negligent acts or wrongdoings of an individual, a company, government agency or other entity. Even though personal injury lawyers are trained and licensed to practice in virtually any […]

What Should I Do If I’m in A Car Accident?

Even though we don’t wish this on anyone, at some point in time, most people experience what it’s like to be in a car accident. The accident may simply be a bump in the parking lot, or it could end up in a more serious collision where people are injured. In any case, knowing how […]

Rohom Khonsari Represents Teen Client in National Media Case

A recent study by the Pew Research Internet Project found that 94% of US teens use some form of social media site. It’s no surprise that the Internet plays a large role in many of our lives, and while the Internet can be beneficial, it can also be detrimental. With the use of social media […]

DePuy Update

Following DePuy’s agreement to the proposed settlement for ASR hip implant devices, the company promptly created a website to handle the registration and enrollment of claimants by the April 1st, 2014 deadline. The website is managed and operated by the US ASR Settlement Program Claims Processor, Brown Greer, PLC, and it dictated the deadlines and […]

DePuy Implant Update

In November of 2012, Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy, agreed to a $2.5 billion settlement for thousands of lawsuits over DePuy’s ASR hip implant devices. In August of 2012, the company recalled over 93,000 of their metal-on-metal hip implant devices worldwide after it was discovered that the devices are prone to early […]

DePuy ASR Hip Implant Device Recall

In August of 2010, Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy, recalled over 93,000 of their metal-on-metal hip implant devices worldwide. About a third of those devices recalled were in the United States, where only the DePuy ASR Acetabular System was sold. The DePuy recall came after the company found out that its ASR […]

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