As the summer approaches, many families love to head outdoors and enjoy an assortment of backyard sports and games. When purchasing equipment for these games, you expect them to perform and work as advertised. When a malfunction occurs, serious injuries can happen to someone that is playing or even an innocent bystander. The manufacturers of sports equipment have an obligation to make these items safe and could be held liable if a defect results in an injury. [Read More]
Looking To File A Medical Malpractice Claim? Learn About The Stages Your Case Will Go Through
If you were injured due to a doctor's negligence, you may be able to file a medical malpractice personal injury claim. When you meet with a personal injury attorney, they will likely tell you that medical malpractice claims can take years to resolve. This may leave you wondering what the steps a medical malpractice claim takes from the beginning until the end. Here are four phases medical malpractice claims go through. [Read More]
Can School Nurses Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?
When a child is injured by a medical professional in a healthcare facility such as a hospital, you have the option of filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against the person to recover compensation for damages and losses your family suffered as a result. However, the same can't necessarily be said about school nurses. If your child is injured at school and the care provided by the school nurse fails to meet the standard required by his or her profession, your options for recovering money for damages may be limited. [Read More]
What Every Bar Owner in Alabama Needs to Know About the Dram Shop Act
If you own a bar in Alabama, there's no doubt you are aware of the hot water you can get into if one of your intoxicated customers cause an accident after leaving the bar and the accident results in injury or death due to the Dram Shop Act. In Alabama, bar owners are civilly liable when their intoxicated customers cause an accident, but they will not be held criminally liable. Here's what you need to know. [Read More]