According to Illinois laws,
punitive damages can only be
awarded if compensatory
damages have been awarded
in a personal injury lawsuit.
Concluding the three-part blog Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits¸ here, we will discuss the specific legal limitations associated with punitive damages... Read Full Post
In Missouri, the imposed maximum for
punitive damages in personal injury lawsuits
does not apply if the state of Missouri is the
plaintiff in the case.
Continuing from Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits (Part 1), the following provides some addition information regarding punitive or... Read Full Post
Punitive damages, or exemplary damages, are
awarded to punish defendants for their
negligence; the maximum amounts of these
damages is set by state law.
When juries or judges rule in favor of the plaintiff in personal injury lawsuits, they can order the defendants who were found to be negligent in... Read Full Post
Drivers should know that evaluating field
sobriety testing can be subjective and that a
DUI defense lawyer can make all of the
difference in the outcome of their case.
Picking up from DUI Defense: Facts about Field Sobriety Testing (Part 1)¸ the following presents a few more important facts that... Read Full Post
Here are some important facts about field
sobriety testing; being familiar with these
facts can be essential to helping you protect
your rights if you’re ever stopped for DUI.
Field sobriety testing is typically a tool that law enforcement officials use when trying to assess whether drivers are... Read Full Post
Driver inexperience, impairment and
distraction can also significantly increase the
risk of serious intersection car accidents.
Continuing from Intersection Car Accidents (Part 1), the following provides some more information regarding the causes and effects of intersection car accidents. While the... Read Full Post
More than 35 percent of all motor vehicle
accidents are intersection car accidents, and
more than 96 percent of these collisions are
caused by some type of human error.
More than 35 percent of all motor vehicle accidents occur at intersections, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety... Read Full Post
The U.S. FDA has issued a national warning
regarding the potential dangers associated
with the use of over-the-counter (OTC) saline
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued a national warning regarding the potential dangers associated with the use of oral and... Read Full Post
A Lipitor whistleblower lawsuit is alleging that
Pfizer intentionally manipulated the public’s
knowledge of Lipitor to artificially increase its
A Lipitor whistleblower lawsuit filed against Pfizer by Health Support Awareness is alleging that Pfizer intentionally manipulated the public’s... Read Full Post
The first bellwether Actos
lawsuit filed against Takeda is
currently underway in the
Actos multidistrict litigation
taking place a Louisiana
The first bellwether Actos lawsuit filed against Takeda, the manufacturer of this Type-2 diabetes medication, is currently underway in the... Read Full Post
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