Monthly Archives: August 2016

$4.25 Million Settlement Over Medical Malpractice Baby Deaths Won’t Be Sealed

A judge in New York state has refused to seal a medical malpractice lawsuit settlement agreement for $4.25 million. The case, involving the deaths of two twin fetuses who died before they were born, stemmed from allegations that the hospital

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury Tagged with: , ,

Three People Dead, Several Others Injured On The LIE; Excessive Speed Appears The Blame

Three people were killed and several others injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the Long Island Expressway in Queens. According to police, the driver of a 2010 Infiniti sedan was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed when he

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury Tagged with: , ,

So, what’s the secret to being a good leader?

The secret to being a good leader is that there is no secret. It involves awareness of what is needed to make an insurance agency a success, to motivate staff to be their best, to offer the best in service

Posted in Health Insurance, Insurance, Insurance Articles, Life Insurance

Truck Accidents May Become More Likely If Congress Listens To Trucking Industry Lobbyists

In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the trucking industry’s involvement with Congress.

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury Tagged with:

Virtual reality opens up world of possibilities for PTSD treatment

Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may find relief with a new and surprising form of therapy. A clinical psychologist at the University of Southern California Institute of Creative Technologies is using virtual reality to treat the condition. Dr.

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles Tagged with: ,

Two Doctors Examined Walter Friedlander, Neither Diagnosed Him

Walter Friedlander, a former veterinarian, died February 15, 2011 as a result of a severe infection that two doctors did not diagnose. He was 63-years-old at the time of his death. This medical negligence case resulted in a jury award

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Lawsuit Funding Can Help in Pursuit Of Justice from a Hit-and-Run Accident

A Texas man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a hit-and-run accident over the weekend. According to police, the motorcyclist was traveling through an intersection when a red truck struck him, then fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing;

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury Tagged with: ,

Family of Corey Jones files Florida wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a man killed by a Florida police officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the officer and the city of Palm Beach Gardens. Corey Jones, a 31-year-old African-American man who was employed as a property manager

Posted in Legal, Legal Articles, Personal Injury Tagged with: , , , ,

Are you the inspiration or the perspiration in your agency?

If you are an inspiration in your agency, staff look to you for guidance and emulate you. Your agency thrives, grows and offers customers a superlative experience in terms of service, dealing with claims, matching the right insurance policy to

Posted in Health Insurance, Insurance, Insurance Articles, Life Insurance

DHS to Publish Proposed International Entrepreneur Rule

On August 24, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security announced its intention to publish a proposed rule that would permit DHS to use its discretionary parole authority to aid entrepreneurs of start ups whose presence in the United States would

Posted in Immigration, Legal, Legal Articles Tagged with: ,