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28 minutes | 8 months ago
The New Nursing Home Battle
Nursing homes across the country have long had protocols for infection control—begging the question, why are so many long-term care facilities struggling with the novel coronavirus? In this special episode, we sit down with nursing home abuse and neglect attorney, J.T. Borah to discuss what nursing homes should be doing and how nursing home industry lobbyists could cripple the rights of residents and their families.
26 minutes | a year ago
The Civil Consequences of Drunk Driving
The criminal aspects of drunk driving are widely known and understood thanks to statewide PSAs, and dedicated organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Often, injured parties turn to personal injury attorneys to help them right the wrongs of drunk drivers. Todd Kelly joins us again to discuss his knowledge as an attorney representing plaintiffs in drunk driving cases.
32 minutes | a year ago
Understanding Inadequate Security
Partner Mike Erskine explains a very niche area of personal injury that is unknown to many people and difficult to pursue. Knowing when to contact a personal injury attorney about an assault or violent crime on a business' property can help you understand who can be held accountable and what your options are.
24 minutes | a year ago
The Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall
On this week’s episode of The Verdict, we sat down with Bryan Partner Kathryn Knotts to discuss slip and fall and premises liability. Premises liability is a tricky area of the law. Understanding your next steps are a slip and fall or trip and fall is crucial to securing justice.
20 minutes | a year ago
The Case Against Tort Reform
There are a few truths about our legal system: if you have the money and time, you can sue anybody for anything. It is true that there are litigious people and unethical attorneys who will bring lawsuits on their behalf in spite of the evidence. It is also true that there are people out there who try to game and abuse the legal system for their own personal gain—whether it be to save face for their own bad actions or for monetary gain.However, there are protections built into the law that protect you, me and businesses from lawsuits that are without legal merit. This week, Reed Morgan makes a second appearance on The Verdict to discuss the type of propaganda used to bring about tort reform.
23 minutes | a year ago
Who do Medical Malpractice Caps Protect?
Carlson Law Firm Partner L. Todd Kelly discusses the obstacles that medical malpractice caps have created for victims injured under the care of negligent hospitals or staff.Read more about medical malpractice caps on our website: https://www.carlsonattorneys.com/news-and-update/medical-malpractice-catastrophic-injury/
21 minutes | a year ago
Standard Issue: The 3M Earplug Lawsuit
The Carlson Law Firm is representing veteran and active-duty soldiers in the battle to hold technology company 3M accountable for its faulty earplugs. This week, we talk to Craig Carlson to discuss the history of the 3M earplug lawsuit and what legal options are available for soldiers with hearing loss or tinnitus.
1 minutes | a year ago
Season 2 Teaser
Season 2 of The Verdict drops on Monday, October 7! Make sure you hit refresh on your podcast feed to get the latest episode featuring The Carlson Law Firm's Managing Partner Craig Carlson discuss the 3M Earplug Lawsuit that's affecting thousands of veterans across the country.
18 minutes | a year ago
Bonus: The Stella Award
In August 1994, a jury awarded a 79-year-old woman more than $2 million for burn injuries she sustained from the dangerous temperatures of McDonald's coffee. Her case became the poster child of the widely touted corporate misnomer 'frivolous lawsuits' in America. In this special bonus episode, we have an exclusive interview with the attorney who represented the victim, Reed Morgan. Visit The Carlson Law Firm for more information Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants.
35 minutes | 2 years ago
Eighteen Six Fifty
Vape pens are the source of hundreds of explosion and burn injuries in the United States. However, these devices don't carry any warnings about the dangers of using 18650 batteries to power them. This week, attorney Steve Dummitt discusses the dangers of vaping devices and how consumers can hold companies responsible for their failure to warn.
37 minutes | 2 years ago
The Insurance Industry: Profits Over People
The auto insurance industry has a tried and true method to pay out as little in claims as possible. This week, attorney Josh Crowley discusses how insurance companies manipulate trusting car crash victims into accepting less money than their claims are worth.
20 minutes | 2 years ago
Roundup (Trial) Ready
A 2015 report from the the International Agency for Research on Cancer provoked several lawsuits against Monsanto (now Bayer) after the agency found a link between the active ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate. A U.S. court is currently examining whether or not glyphosate cause non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and if Bayer-Monsanto knew of and tried to bury evidence of its carcinogenic product. Link mentioned: Of Mice, Monsanto and a Mysterious TumorResources: EPA Glyphosate StudyMonsanto and EPA work together to slow glyphosate study
35 minutes | 2 years ago
Beware of Negligent Dog Owner
A middle school girl was seriously injured by a dog after she asked to pet it. However, despite her insistence on petting the animal, her case settled for $250,000. Attorney Tim Roehrs explains just how important it is for dog owners to ensure their pets don't cause injuries to any one.
24 minutes | 2 years ago
The Curious Case of Fried Rice Syndrome
A 62-year-old grandmother from Corsicana, Texas became the focus of international headlines in the summer of 2018 when news got wind of her $1 million lawsuit against a Chinese buffet restaurant after being diagnosed with Fried Rice Syndrome. Germaine Mobley’s attorney Kathryn Knotts explains how personal injury law protects restaurant diners from food mishandling.
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