Monthly Archives: April 2011

Spokane Personal Injury | Surgeons Prone To Error After Night Of Drinking

While surfing the internet, I came across a study indicating that surgeons tend to make more mistakes during surgery after a night of drinking. A summary of the study can be found here. A new study suggests that surgeons are … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury Lawyer | Texting While Driving Called An Epidemic

When I drive on I-90, it never ceases to amaze me to see drivers texting while driving. Apparently, I’m not the only one. U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray Lahood, calls driving and texting an “epidemic.”  According to an article published in the … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury | BP Settling Wrongful Death Claims

Remember the Deep Horizon oil-rig explosion that resulted in 11 deaths? Well BP is trying to settle with the families of workers killed in the explosion. According to the Wall Street Journal, settlements are ranging from $8 million to $9 million … Continue reading

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Spokane Personal Injury Attorney | It Is More Than The Recession

Last week, I noted that traffic fatalities were on the decline. The reason given for the decline in traffic fatalities by the National Safety Counsel? the Great Recession. Well, it appears that traffic fatalities have been on the decline in the last … Continue reading

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Spokane Lawyer | The Katrina-Hospital Case Settles

Last week, I reported that a trial will begin regarding a class action suit against Memorial Medical Center, a New Orleans hospital, and its corporate overseer, Tenat Healthcare. The question presented was whether Memorial and Tenat should be held accountable for the deaths … Continue reading

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Spokane Insurance Law | Five Insurance Companies fined $167,000

The Washington Insurance Commissioner has fined numerous insurance companies a total of $167,000 for wrongfully denying claims and overcharging consumers. The following is a breakdown of the fines: (1) Aetna Life Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn., was fined $65,000 for violations, … Continue reading

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