Catastrophic Injury

Burned Employees

     About two decades ago, a woman in New Mexico sued McDonald’s for hot coffee burns. She was coming through the drive thru window getting her order when the hot beverage fell into her lap. Now today, even after all of the criticism that that...

The Federal Tort Claims Act: You can Sometimes Sue the Government for Negligence

You can’t really sue the government for property damage or injury due to a common law doctrine known as sovereign immunity. This doctrine came into existence as a way to protect monarchs from being sued, but still holds true since you can’t just sue...

Already Too Many DUI Wrongful Deaths in 2014

It’s really sad to say, but there have been a larger number drunk driving deaths already in 2014. It’s even sadder to say that many of these deaths were people who didn’t deserve to die. But, because someone chose to be careless and irresponsible...

Traumatic Brain Injury Results in High Settlements and Verdicts

Traumatic Brain injuries are serious injuries and can cause long-term medical and health problems that require ongoing care. As a result, these kinds of injuries can often result in substantial compensation for the injured person and their families. Even...