What is Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case?

Pain and suffering in a personal injury lawsuit is usually described as “non-economic damages.” Your pain and suffering may not have a dollar value, in terms of time spent in the hospital or seeing a doctor. There are categories of pain and suffering that do not have an actual cost, such as mental or emotional conditions like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) or depression.

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Making a Hospital Fall Claim

Fall injuries in hospitals can be especially hazardous. People who are in the hospital are already ill or injured, and may be unable to care for themselves properly. A fall can exacerbate existing injuries or create new injuries on top of existing illnesses. 

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Birth Injury Statistics: The Dangers of Oxygen Deprivation at Birth

Seven of every 1,000 babies born in the US suffer from a birth injury. Many of those injuries are caused by negligence or medical malpractice and could have been avoided. One of the most common and dangerous types of birth injuries is oxygen deprivation. Sadly, it's also one of the most avoidable infant injuries. 

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Personal Injury Lawyers Are NOT Allowed to Call Themselves Experts

Maryland lawyers must tread carefully when advertising their services. In fact, Maryland attorneys are cautioned against using the words specialist or expert to describe or advertise the types of cases they handle.  While this protects consumers from false advertising, it leaves many lawyers and their potential clients in a difficult situation. When lawyers can't adequately describe their services, the people who need them are less likely to find a lawyer with significant experience in a particular area.

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Johnson vs State of Maryland

STATE OF MARYLAND AND MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY SETTLES LAWSUIT AND PAYS $900,000 TO D’AMORE PERSONAL INJURY LAW CLIENTS

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$57 Million Plaintiff Award in Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial

On September 7th, a Philadelphia jury awarded plaintiff Elle Ebaugh a $57 million award in her case against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc., manufacturers of a of an allegedly defective pelvic mesh product that left Ebaugh with permanent damage to her urinary tract.

The landmark verdict is the largest plaintiff award so far handed

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Equifax Data Breach Draws Class Action Lawsuit: What You Need to Know

A number of proposed class actions are rapidly accruing against the credit report company, Equifax, after personal information of its 143 million U.S. consumers had been compromised by a cyber security breach. In a bombshell news story that hit the media earlier this month, Equifax announced that hackers perpetuated the data breach and an investigation

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