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Man Ejected from United Airlines Seat Prepares to Sue

Man Ejected from United Airlines Seat Prepares to Sue April 18, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Chicago, Ill Lawyers representing Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old passenger who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight, have filed an emergency request with a court in Chicago asking the airline to preserve all video, cockpit recordings, surveillance video, passenger and crew lists and other evidence related to the incident.
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Award for Injured Persons Failed by the Justice System – Maybe THAT’S YOU!

Award for Injured Persons Failed by the Justice System – Maybe THAT’S YOU! March 13, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Washington, DC Unfortunately, the justice system is not perfect and occasionally it fails people or communities struggling to right a wrong and then find their pursuit of justice impeded or even denied through no fault of their own.
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Generic Drugs Ruling Critical for Consumers

Generic Drugs Ruling Critical for Consumers April 23, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Washington, DC: The Supreme Court is wading into some muddy water swirling around the question of liability for generic drugs. The decision the Supreme Court hands down will weigh heavily on future personal injury cases where individuals are harmed by a generic drug.
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Just Witnessing an Accident Is a Personal Injury

Just Witnessing an Accident Is a Personal Injury December 19, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Freehold, NJ Four years ago Patricia Hagerman watched in horror as her husband was electrocuted by a downed power line in front of their home on Pear Street in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. William Hagerman, a postal worker, lost an arm and a leg in the accident, and although she was not physically injured, the psychological damage done to Patricia Hagerman was also significant and life changing.
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Verdict Goes Above and Beyond

Verdict Goes Above and Beyond August 28, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
New York, NY Marie Wilson was a spry and fit 86-year-old who still enjoyed hiking—that is until she slipped and fell on a plastic drop cloth left laying on the floor of her Manhattan apartment during a renovation project in 2009.
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Town Sues BP and Shell for Cancer, Cancer Risk and Collapsing Property Values

Town Sues BP and Shell for Cancer, Cancer Risk and Collapsing Property Values July 5, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Chesterfield, MO Roxana, Illinois, population 1,547, is a tiny little klatch of wood frame homes resting along the Missouri border, some of them built not more than 500 feet from the site of the Shell Oil refinery that sprang up there at the beginning of the 1900s.
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Anything You "Can and Do Post" May Be Used As Evidence against You

Anything You "Can and Do Post" May Be Used As Evidence against You May 24, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
New York, NY And, you have the right to remain silent, except for those things you posted on your Facebook page, or you tweeted or otherwise sprinkled throughout cyberspace for all of eternity. Personal injury attorney Neal Goldstein, from Goldstein & Bashner in New York City and Long Island, is constantly reminding clients to be careful about what they are sharing on social media sites.
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Record Damages for Death of Alabama Policeman

Record Damages for Death of Alabama Policeman April 21, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Birmingham, AL A jury in Alabama was simply standing up for its community and following the rule of law when it awarded $37.5 million to the family of a young Huntsville police officer who was dispatched to investigate a 911 at a Mexican restaurant and then shot dead at point blank by the El Jalisco's intoxicated manager Benito Albarran, according to attorney Matthew Minner.
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And If You Lose, You Keep the Advance, Says Oasis

And If You Lose, You Keep the Advance, Says Oasis March 15, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Chicago, IL As a former trial attorney and for the last eight years the executive director of the most active lawsuit funding company in the US, Elizabeth Pekin genuinely believes in what Oasis Legal Finance (OLF) does. "As a trial attorney in Chicago, I used to meet face-to-face with people who were often at the lowest point in their lives," she says. "All they needed was maybe $1,000 to help them with living expenses and they just could not wait until their case settled."
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Credit Injury Claims—Lawyers on the Leading Edge

Credit Injury Claims—Lawyers on the Leading Edge January 15, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Tustin, CA Your credit rating is a valuable asset, and long-time attorney Thomas Key says credit injury claims are on the verge of becoming pro forma in the world of torts. "The traditional recovery in a personal injury suit is for the cost of medical treatment, wage loss and pain and suffering," says Key. "And now, loss of credit reputation is going to be consistently added to that list."
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