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If you or a loved one If you have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or another form of cancer and have been exposed to Roundup, DBJ can help you get compensation and hold the manufacturer accountable for putting you in danger against your will.
When through someone else’s mistake, a person suffers a personal injury so severe that it results in death, there may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. Wrongful death suits are brought against the person or business that caused the death by the surviving family of the deceased, including parents, children, and brothers or sisters.
Medical errors involving patients who have had surgery on the wrong body part, undergone the incorrect procedure, or received an operation intended for another patient are almost impossible to imagine. Indeed, “wrong-side, wrong-procedure, wrong-patient errors” (WSPE’s) are known as “never events” – and should never occur under any circumstances.
Survivors of traumatic brain injuries may suffer from minor symptoms over a period of only a few days or endure severe disabilities for the rest of their lives. They may experience reduced functional mobility, impaired speech or memory, loss of reasoning ability, or emotional issues.
An amputation is the separation of a limb or appendage from the body. Unlike a surgical amputation, which is planned as treatment for a medical condition, a traumatic amputation is the result of a sudden accidental injury.
Spinal cord injuries are classified as complete, meaning no remaining sensation or muscle function, or incomplete, meaning some feeling still exists below the injury. Depending on the location and severity of the injury, the symptoms can vary from pain or numbness to paralysis.
Product liability cases have involved virtually every industry in the United States. The following are just a few examples of defective products that have injured consumers: automotive defects (airbags, restraint systems, roof crushes, gas tanks), consumer products (helmets, exploding batteries), medical implants (Biomet hips)
Pharmaceutical companies have a duty to ensure the safety of their products. Our experienced pharmaceutical attorneys strive to protect the rights of the average person and hold drug companies accountable for their dangerous products.
Under the legal theory of premises liability, property owners are responsible for injuries that occur on the property. When a person enters someone else’s property, they are entitled to a reasonable expectation of not getting injured. To recover damages, an injured visitor typically must prove that the property owner knew or should reasonably have known that the premises were unsafe and failed to take the proper steps to make them safe.
Not providing elderly residents with ADL’s amounts to nursing home negligence. The consequences can be severe in many cases because often the elderly already suffer from physical ailments. Extreme negligence may result in severe medical complications and even death.
Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is injured as the result of receiving treatment from a doctor or other health professional that falls below the accepted standard of care in the medical community.
Mass tort claims are often brought when consumers are injured on a large scale by a defective product. For example, mass tort actions have been brought against the manufacturers of transvaginal mesh (TVM) and inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, defective medical devices that have caused numerous health complications for patients across the country.
Electrocution is the main cause of death in construction accidents, responsible for 20% of all construction fatalities. Working with electricity in a home or building where there is non-insulated or substandard wiring is a substantial risk for everyone on site. Accidents have occurred when workers have driven cranes or used metal-enforced hydraulic hoses or scaffolds near power lines.
Gas explosions commonly result in severe burns, catastrophic injury, or death, in addition to extensive property damage. Gas explosion victims deserve to be compensated for their injuries, including medical bills, lost wages and future earnings, pain and suffering, emotional distress, disfigurement, and loss of quality of life.
Approximately 3,000 people are injured and 600 people are killed in the United States every year in boating or personal watercraft accidents. When determining who was at fault in a boating accident, state law, federal law, and even maritime law may apply.
People injured in non-fatal ATV accidents can suffer lifelong catastrophic medical problems. For example, head and spinal cord injuries often require extensive, ongoing physical therapy and rehabilitation. The most common serious injuries in ATV accidents include: concussions and traumatic brain injuries, neck and spinal cord injuries, fractures and dislocations, chest and abdominal injuries, and whiplash.