What to do if a loved one has been in an accident?

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 24, 2017

There are around 16 million car accidents in the United States every year. According to the Center for Disease Control, the U.S. has the highest number of deaths as a result of car accidents than any other high-income country in the world. Many of these fatalities involve the driver and passenger(s) travelling in the same vehicle. Often times, people who are related to the driver/passenger(s), who die or are injured due to an accident, do not know how to manage the situation. Of course, getting the injured person or themselves (if they are hurt) medical attention should be the priority,…

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Can I Sue Over a Prescription Error?

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 16, 2017

Medical malpractice comes in many different shapes and forms and can affect people of all ages. The majority of medical malpractice cases are caused by negligence or some form of neglect on the part of the medical professional. This means that the healthcare provider failed to exercise the degree of care and skill required of competent medical professionals, resulting in injury - or worse. One of the most common types of medical malpractice that we see is prescription or drug errors. Prescription medicine is important for countless patients, in fact, many people rely on the drugs prescribed to them in…

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Why You Should Pay Attention to Vehicle Recalls

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 08, 2017

Vehicle recalls and defects happen more often than many people realize, which can create a real problem for consumers. Many vehicle recalls are minor, but not all, which is why it is important for car owners to pay attention to the news and watch for brand-specific recalls. Not only are vehicle recalls and defects a major inconvenience, but they can result in serious accidents and injuries. You may remember the Takata airbag situation a few months back - one of the largest recalls there ever was, resulting in a handful of deaths and numerous serious injuries. In addition to the…

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Workplace Fatalities on the Rise in Texas

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 06, 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported that there were 102 work related deaths in Texas in 2016. Many of the reported deaths were a consequence of unsafe work environment and lack of sufficient training of workers in the construction industry. Texas’ booming economy has created a lot of jobs in the construction, trucking and oil and gas industries, however, at the same time the inadequate protection given to workers on the job has made Texas the leading state in worker fatalities in the country. Texas is the only state in the US that does not legally require a private…

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 02, 2017

  Wrongful death claims are some of the most serious and sensitive there are. In most states, a wrongful death happens when someone dies because of the negligence or intentional action of another person(s). Since the deceased individual cannot file a lawsuit for damages, the law states another person can bring legal action in civil court on behalf of the victim. As you can imagine, wrongful death lawsuits are rather complicated and require a great deal of legal knowledge. In the event you lose a loved one in an accident or other crime, it is important you understand the ins…

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Signs of Daycare Abuse

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 30, 2017

Parents today are even busier with their professional lives than ever before. With single parent arrangements and both parents working, children are often left at daycare centers during work hours. Although the U.S. law requires all daycare centers and the people working there to be licensed and certified, reports of abuse and neglect are abundant throughout the country. Newspapers are full of horror stories about how children suffer life-changing abuse at daycare centers but it is rare to see a guide on how you can detect abuse before it is too late. It is important for parents to be on…

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Looking At the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 26, 2017

As we know, car accidents happen every single day in the United States and are often the result of another person’s negligence or distraction. No matter how great of a driver you are, chances are you will be involved in some type of car accident at one point or another in your adult life. Over the last decade or so, we have seen a rise in the number of car accidents caused by distracted driving, which can be attributed to drivers texting, looking at their smartphone, and even using their tablet while behind the wheel. This is a major problem…

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Is it Easy to Stand up Against a Nursing Home for Abuse?

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 23, 2017

For years nursing homes had the protection of arbitration shielding them from being questioned about elder abuse. Arbitration meant that nursing home abuse, or any other problems related to products or services, could not be taken to court and instead had to be resolved between the affected party and the nursing home privately. The fine print of nursing home contracts often compromises on quality of care and safety, which is another reason why nursing homes have gotten away with abuse, mistreatment and sexual harassment. Fortunately, officials in many states have been able to get a new rule passed for the nursing…

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Facts About Premises Liability Cases

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 17, 2017

There are many different types of premises liability cases, from slips and falls to electrocutions, diving accidents, and amusement park accidents. Because premises liability covers such a broad spectrum, these types of cases can be rather confusing for many people. Every single year people suffer injuries because property owners or managers fail to address potential hazards and dangerous conditions on their properties. In fact, it is quite common for building owners to ignore problem areas, especially during the winter months. A cracked sidewalk or malfunctioning light in a parking lot may seem harmless at first, but these things can lead…

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The Dangers of Electrocution Accidents

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 09, 2017

Electrocutions are far more common than many people realize, in fact, they are one of the leading causes of death amongst construction workers. According to the Department of Labor, every year in the United States almost 1,000 people are killed from having contact with an electrical source. In addition to that, 31000 people suffer electrical burns each year. Electrical injuries happen for numerous reasons, from improper building wiring to the result of defective products. While we see the majority of electrocutions and electrical accidents take place on construction worksites, these types of injuries can also happen at home and in…

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