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How can I stay safe following an auto accident?

The sudden impact of an automobile crash can be a terrifying experience. You and your passengers may suffer injuries. You also do not know how the other driver involved in your accident will react. In such a situation, it is important to keep a cool head and take the...

What are the benefits of mass tort lawsuits?

The more common name for mass tort litigation is a class action lawsuit. This involves a group of people who have similar or the same injuries due to the same action or product from a defendant that the group is suing.  More specifically, “mass tort” action is a...

Improving communication with your doctor

When you visit your doctor in Kentucky, your well-being relies on the combined vigilance of both you and those involved in your care. At the forefront of a healthy relationship with your doctor is effective communication. If you feel uncomfortable communicating with...

Takata airbags are still killing drivers

Because of modern safety enhancements, traffic fatalities have been mostly on a downward slide in recent years. Still, if a seat belt or airbag malfunctions, the safety feature may do more harm than good. Regrettably, this was the case for a South Carolina driver...

The truth about medical error reporting

The golden rule for doctors is to first do no harm. While they may not always be able to cure a patient, medical personnel should certainly strive to not make them worse. Unfortunately, whether through negligence, distraction, poor processes or lack of communication,...

How does drowsy driving put you at risk?

As a driver, it is important to understand all the riskiest behaviors you could engage in on the road. Some stand out above the rest as obvious contenders, such as intoxicated driving or texting while driving.  But what about drowsy driving? This form of distraction...

What are some important mass torts in history?

Mass tort cases are nothing new. While they may not get the attention of a class action, they still can lead to significant results.  Many of the most famous mass tort cases led to valuable verdicts that helped many people. Alert Communications explains there are a...