Category Archives: Personal Injury
Mesothelioma Surgery Can Give You A New Lease On Life
Despite all the gloom and doom you might read about the state of public health in the United States, the number of deaths from cancer has steadily decreased over the past several decades, as new treatments and screenings for early detection have become more effective and more widely available. Long-term remission has become the… Read More »
What Are Your Chances Of Winning Your Personal Injury Case?
Lawsuits are time-consuming and expensive, whether you are a plaintiff or a defendant. If you have ever operated a small business, and a customer or former business partner sued you or credibly threatened to sue, it was probably one of the most stressful events of your life, perhaps to such an extent that it… Read More »
What Do Tier I, Tier II, And Tier III Mean In Camp Lejeune Lawsuits?
Evidence is as important in civil lawsuits, including personal injury cases, as it is in criminal trials and investigations, but how the courts base their decisions on that evidence is different. In criminal cases, the prosecution must convince 12 jurors of the defendant’s guilt, and the jurors must be very certain of it, or… Read More »
Can You File A Camp Lejeune Lawsuit For Soft Tissue Cancer?
Families harmed by the water contamination at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina have been in pursuit of justice for decades. From the 1950s until the 1980s, chemicals used to clean uniforms and equipment used at the base infiltrated the wells that provided the drinking water for Camp Lejeune residents; the wells… Read More »
Can Camp Lejeune Veterans Get Compensation For Hepatic Steatosis Claims?
Your liver is one of the many parts of your body that you never think about unless it malfunctions. In fact, if you have never had a serious liver disease, you probably only know the approximate location of your liver (somewhere in your upper abdomen) and can’t say for certain which organs are directly… Read More »
Tetrachloroethylene And Drinking Water
Trichloroethylene, also known as perchloroethylene (PCE), is a type of organic solvent known as a chlorocarbon. Its industrial uses include cleaning automotive brakes, and especially the dry cleaning of clothing and household linens. Therefore, when journalists refer to dry cleaning fluid or dry-cleaning chemicals but do not specify which ones, they are usually referring… Read More »
Trichloroethylene And Drinking Water Contamination
The federal government recently enacted the Camp Lejeune Justice Act, which expands protections for people who were harmed by the presence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the drinking water at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina between the 1950s and the 1980s. One of these VOCs is trichloroethylene (TCE), a solvent… Read More »
Living With Mesothelioma Is Exhausting, But It Doesn’t Have To Be Financially Catastrophic
One of the reasons that only a small fraction of the people who could make a strong case for being awarded damages in a personal injury lawsuit actually file lawsuits is that the injured people feel overwhelmed. Preparing for a legal battle is stressful enough when you are physically healthy; it is even worse… Read More »
Benzene Exposure In Drinking Water
If you fall asleep in the back seat of the car on a road trip while another member of your party is driving, you would most likely wake up immediately if you parked at a gas station, because the smell of gasoline would be strong; benzene is one of the chemicals that give gasoline… Read More »
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act
Personal injury lawsuits are not just about traumatic injuries like broken bones or cuts that require stitches. The laws that grant you the right to seek compensation against the person who caused a car accident in which you got injured also apply in cases where one party’s negligence caused a person to suffer a… Read More »