Archive for March 2008

Personal Injury Subrogation, continued

Last October I wrote about Walmart asserting a subrogation claim against one of its employees who had made a recovery in a personal injury case.  The case is an example of how many cases can become difficult, if not impossible, to resolve because of the subrogation claims. This problem is picking up a little steam…

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Personal Injury Subrogation, continued

Last October I wrote about Walmart asserting a subrogation claim against one of its employees who had made a recovery in a personal injury case.  The case is an example of how many cases can become difficult, if not impossible, to resolve because of the subrogation claims. This problem is picking up a little steam…

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Personal Injury Law Round-Up #55

Around here the temps are hitting the 80s, and more and more people are out and about in shorts and bathing suits. So it seems appropriate to note the post from the DC Med Mal Blog about a new study that shows skin cancer risks vary according to geography, and the Southern US, not surprisingly,…

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Personal Injury Law Round-Up #54

I love this time of year. Spring rolls in, the weather’s great, and most importantly, the NCAA basketball tournament is gearing up. My University of Texas Longhorns are a #2 seed, and I’m very hopeful that they’ll get a chance to play in the Final Four in San Antonio, an hour from Austin. Times like…

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Dennis Quaid: Medical Errors Are Huge Problem

“IT’S BIGGER THAN AIDS.  IT’S BIGGER THAN BREAST CANCER. IT’S BIGGER THAN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS.  AND YET, NO ONE SEEMS TO REALLY BE AWARE OF THE PROBLEM.” I couldn’t have said it any better myself.  That quote from Dennis Quaid accurately sets forth the problem with medical errors.  Over 100,000 people a year die from medical…

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Another Lawyer Missing A Deadline

A jury handed down a verdict in a Mississippi legal malpractice case this week. The case involves the familiar fact pattern of an attorney failing to file suit prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations. But even worse, it appears the attorney didn’t tell the client that the case was dismissed until several…

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