E. Coli Outbreak Shuts Down Soy Nut Butter Maker

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One company, Dixie Dew Products Inc., was named and shut down by the FDA in March 2017. The company was blamed for an ongoing nationwide outbreak of E. coli in the United States. Records and employees of Dixie Dew revealed that the company had food safety violations going back at least 15 years. Officials believe they have all the potentially …

Why You Should See a Doctor Immediately After an Accident

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Each year there are 28.1 million emergency room visits for unintentional injuries in the United States alone. Accidents are also the fourth leading cause of death in the country, accounting for about 136,053 fatalities in 2014. For those who survive accidents leading to catastrophic injuries such as severe brain injuries or spinal damage, they will need an incredible amount of …

Important Things to Tell Your Personal Injury Lawyer

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If you’re injured and you want to file a personal injury claim, no one has your back more than your personal injury attorney. It is, without a doubt, his or her job to get you compensation, which means every bit of information regarding your injury will be helpful in your case. Here are a few things to ensure your lawyer …

What You Should and Shouldn’t Say After an Accident

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The heightened adrenaline, frustration, and fear most people experience after being in a car accident can cloud your judgement and make it difficult to make sound decisions in the moment. You may wish to offer the other person in the accident words of comfort, or angry words of blame, or you may simply be too shocked to say much of …

How to Calculate Pain & Suffering in a Personal Injury Claim

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Calculating the value of your injury for legal purposes can be difficult to do, but with the proper advice and guidance, you can determine a fair request for your claim. One of the most important factors to impact the value of your claim is the pain and suffering of the injured party. Both physical and mental distress and harm incurred …

Equipment Defects That Commonly Cause Truck Accidents

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One of the leading causes of truck accidents in America is trucker exhaustion and negligence. However, equipment failure, which is largely out of the truck driver’s control, is also the reason behind hundreds – if not thousands – of crashes every year. Trucking companies must take reasonable steps to ensure every truck in their fleet is in top condition and …

USDA Announces Recall for Possible E.coli-contaminated Beef

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On June 5th, the United States Department of Agriculture announced a recall for over 22,800 pounds of ground beef for a possible E. coli contamination. The possible contamination occurred at a Louisville-based wholesale food distributor know as Creation Gardens, Inc., while the possibly contaminated products were shipped to Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. These risks were discovered after in-plant inspection …

Seven Personal Injury Myths You Have Probably Heard & Believed

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Did you know that more car accidents are caused each year by autonomous vehicles than actual drivers? Did you also know that is completely false? It is meant to serve as an example of the uncountable myths about personal injury claims and cases that circulate, especially on social media sites and around watercoolers. To help clear the air of falsities, …

The Usual 7 Step Process of a Personal Injury Case

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Every personal injury case is going to be different from the next due to the specific details of the case, such as the parties involved, why the accident or injury occurred, and so forth. However, each case will follow a somewhat universal process when it comes to seeking compensation for the damages. Understanding this basic, underlying procedure can help you …

Seeking Personal Injury Compensation on Behalf of Children

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Children cannot represent themselves in any legal matter, unless specifically noted by a ruling judge. This abnormal circumstance is essentially only used in family law when a judge wants to get an opinion directly from a child in a child custody case. As far as personal injury claims, though, there is simply no option for a child to file a …