Month: May 2018

Dermatologist Dances into Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice

Surgeon Dances into Medical Malpractice by making music videos while operating on her patients. Dr. Windell Davis-Boutte’s website calls her “Atlanta’s most experienced cosmetic surgeon,” but recently her biggest experience has been dealing with medical malpractice cases. Dr. Davis-Boutte’s has four pending lawsuits against the doctor, and more than 20 videos previously posted on YouTube featured […]

Big Pharma and Big Tobacco

Opioid Addiction President Trump has declared the opioid addiciton crisis a national emergency, but nothing is changing. If it really is a national emergency, why has nothing happened to stop it? President Trump declared a 90 day public health emergency to mobilize the federal government. Unfortunately, that declaration expired with barely a flutter. A senior […]

Fatal Injuries after Swerving to Miss Cow

Fatality Caused by Swerving Vehicle   Swerving Vehicle: If a vehicle or other moving thing swerves or if you swerve it, it suddenly changes direction, often in order to avoid hitting something. A man suffered fatal injuries in a car crash after he swerved to avoid hitting a cow and left the roadway by over-corrected. The crash occurred on Highway 261 near the […]

The Opioid Crisis, Lobbying, and the Amicus Brief

Definition of opiate: a drug (such as morphine or codeine) containing or derived from opium and tending to induce sleep and alleviate pain. We are having an opioid crisis in America. One of the most powerful lobbying groups in Washington is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Last year the Chamber spent over $100 million on federal lobbying.  However, the Chamber’s influence […]

Insurance Denied Your Claim, What Can You Do?

Insurance Denied your Claim, Now What? The main objective for insurance companies is to make money. Insurance companies are no different than any other business with shareholders. They exist to maximize profits. I don’t begrudge insurance companies for trying to make money, again, that’s their business. But, an Insurance Denied your Claim, and that’s an […]

Why do Truck Accidents Happen

“Trucking accidents are defined as vehicle collisions involving tractor trailers, 18-wheelers, semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles that cause personal injury and/or property damage. Trucking accidents are pretty common on our roadways.  Truck drivers receive training to prepare them for their career, but human’s will never be perfect. The law does not require perfection, but it does require care. […]