Often times, the negligent actions of an employee may cause injuries to another individual. Under the doctrine of respondeat superior (or “let the master answer”), an injured party may pursue compensation from an employer for the injuries they sustained. Continue reading “When Is an Employer Liable for the Actions of Their Employees?”
People are injured and even killed by unsafe products every day, causing tens of millions in losses and damage every year. Flawed manufacturing, faulty and/or poorly designed products, and packaging malfunctions, among others, contribute to lawsuits filed under the premises of product liability. According to the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law, product liability refers to the liability of any or all parties along the manufacturing chain of any product for damage caused by that product. This includes the manufacturer of component parts, which is at the top of the chain, or an assembling manufacturer, the wholesaler, and the retail store owner, which are at the bottom of the chain. Continue reading “Product Liability Lawsuit Against Arizona Beverage”
USA TODAY recently reported that the Veterans Affairs health system (VA) engaged in concealing dangerous medical errors and misconduct by its healthcare professionals and failed to report this information to the National Practitioner Databank (NPD), placing both Veterans and the public at risk of injury. In light of this report, it is important to be aware of your legal rights and remedies, if you or a loved one suffered injuries as a result of being treated at a VA hospital.
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