NHTSA Reports a 47% Increase in Driving Under the Influence of MarijuanaJul 5th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
NHTSA Reports a 47% Increase in Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana There’s drinking and driving–and then there’s marijuana and driving. Since the 2012 legalization of marijuana in Colorado, car accidents involving the drug have become more prevalent, causing the state to be on the look-out for those driving while high. Of course, the risk… Read the full article »Read More
Understanding Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist CoverageJun 27th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Understanding Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage When purchasing auto insurance, many people balk at the initial quote from the insurance company and immediately look for ways to cut down on high premium costs. Unfortunately, because they are optional in most states, uninsured (UM) and underinsured (UIM) insurance coverage are often the first things waived. In… Read the full article »Read More
Medical Errors Now a Third Leading Cause of DeathJun 14th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Medical Errors Are Now a Leading Cause of Death We look to doctors to improve our health conditions, not make them worse. Shocking but true, a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine suggests that routine medical errors are third on the list of leading causes of death in… Read the full article »Read More
Medical Malpractice Fund Reaches $406 Million SurplusMay 30th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Medical Malpractice Fund Reaches $406 Million Surplus According to a state audit performed in February, a $1.2 billion state-run fund that pays large medical practice awards has a surplus of $783 million. Startlingly, this figure is $406 million more than recommended which illustrates just how difficult it has become for injured patients to win medical… Read the full article »Read More
Distracted Driving Continues to RiseMay 10th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Distracted Driving Continues to Rise The number of injuries caused by distracted driving continues to rise, especially among teenagers. Perhaps the rise can be attributed to our society’s newfound obsession with screens or the frenetic pace our lives compared to 50 years ago. Regardless of the reason for the rise in injuries, it is important… Read the full article »Read More
What To Do If You Suspect Wrongful DeathMay 3rd 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
What To Do If You Suspect Wrongful Death Following the death of a loved one, it can be difficult to cope, especially if you don’t know what to do if you suspect wrongful death may be an issue. Few Americans know it, but some estimates put the number of wrongful deaths due to medical malpractice… Read the full article »Read More