By Robert I. Feinberg | Published January 28, 2016 | Posted in Personal Injury, Stairway Accidents | Tagged Tags: Staircase, Stairs | Comments Off on Stairway Accidents
Believe it or not, in the field of personal injury, there is a whole specialty, or perhaps we should call it a subspecialty, on stairway cases. These cases involve slips or trips and falls that occur on stairways. There is no shortage of data on such accidents. The Consumer Products Safety Commission has collected much of it over the years. Other professions are attuned to safety issues. Designers and architects are always mindful of what the safest configuration will be in constructing a stairway.Read More
What can be more important in a personal injury case than medical records? In considering some of the factors that I want to bring to your attention in today’s blog, I thought back to how I started in tort law or injury law. I began my legal career in a personal injury defense firm in the 1980s, where my boss would frequently go to the Middlesex County courthouse to read medical records of various clients who had cases that we were defending.Read More
An esteemed judge has said in a trial practice course that as between facts and law, facts are a hundred times more important than law. In these blogs I often deal with law but hopefully it is understood to be an essential framework – but only a framework- for case development. By case development, I mean finding facts that fit into the law. In this blog, I will talk to you about how we go about proving some of the elements of a case. What is the best source or evidence that will help to prove my client’s case?Read More
As you may be aware, several of my blogs in recent years have dealt with mediation. Mediations are increasingly used as is all forms of alternative dispute resolution. I find it remarkable how commonplace mediation has become for major civil cases, i.e. major personal injury cases as compared to when I started practicing law thirty-five years ago.Read More
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