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Common & Rare Medical Malpractice Cases

There are thousands of medical malpractice cases in the US each year. However, in some fields, they are more common than others. In the world of cosmetic surgery and cosmetic dermatology in DC, for instance, doctors perform more invasive procedures and are more likely to...

Workers Compensation and Court Reporters

Workers Compensation and Court Reporters With year-round sunny weather and a thriving Commercial Fishing industry, Florida is known as a very active state, and there are many exciting professions that take workers outdoors. Some professions, needless to say, pose more inherent risks than others. Because of...

International Depositions For Lawyers

The United States is one of the few countries where deposing a witness is standard practice. For those outside of the US, a deposition involves giving recorded testimony prior to a trial. There are many different factors that can go into a deposition and if...

Allergies & Workers’ Compensation

Millions of Americans suffer what is known as “occupational asthma,” meaning they are literally “allergic to work.” Symptoms tend to be quite severe. Employees may start with itchy, red eyes and runny noses, however, bloody noses, difficulty breathing, closed throats, and pneumonia-like symptoms may develop,...

civil law

Criminal Court Versus Civil Court The judicial branch of government can be particularly complicated for those not well versed in law. A certain distinction that baffles many is the differences between criminal and civil (or “tort”) law. Most of the cases you see on television, either on...

Plastic Surgery Malpractice, USA

Any doctor-- from a top LASIK surgeon to the best plastic surgeon DC can offer-- can get sued for malpractice. However, the risk significantly increases in medical fields such as cosmetic surgery, which is often elective and paid for out of pocket. When medical insurance...