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Posted in Our Blog on April 25, 2014

Woman Sues Hospital For Brain Injury Caused By Hypertension

A medical facility in Louisiana has been targeted by a patient’s personal injury lawsuit after that woman allegedly suffered unnecessary brain damage. The New Orleans victim claims that she was injured when professionals at a medical facility failed to treat
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Posted in Consumer Safety,Our Blog on April 23, 2014

General Mills Forces Customers To Waive Their Right To Sue

Last week, consumer rights advocates turned their attention to a somewhat unusual place: breakfast cereal. Word began to spread on the internet that General Mills-maker of Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Cocoa Puffs, and many other popular cereals in addition to food
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Posted in Our Blog on April 21, 2014

Gabriel García Márquez, In Memoriam

Last week the world lost one of its great literary figures: Gabriel García Márquez, perhaps the most important Latin American author of his time. Mr. García Márquez-or Gabo, as he was known by his fans-was born in Aracataca, Colombia in
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Posted in Our Blog on April 18, 2014

Disney World Raises Minimum Wage For Its Employees To $10/Hour

Kudos to the Walt Disney Company, which recently announced it would be raising the minimum wage at its Florida theme parks to $10 an hour over the next two years. For many employees, this will amount to a 25% raise.
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Posted in Our Blog,Workers Compensation,Workplace Injuries on April 18, 2014

Experts: Too Many Americans Injured While Working Oil Rigs

Are Louisiana’s oil refineries really safe? Experts and union leaders say they might be far more hazardous than workers would imagine. As a result, a growing number of advocates are pushing regulatory agencies to adopt European safety standards, which could
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