Monthly Archives: May 2011

How the Yellow Dot Program Saves Lives

2011-05-31T13:37:40+00:00Auto Accident, Blog, On the Road|

When an auto accident takes place, medical first responders are often immediately dispatched to the scene. These responders – police officers, firefighters, EMTs, even local volunteers – usually have only basic information, such as the location of the crash and the number of victims. In this early, critical period of care, very little personalized information [...]

Rules of the Road

2011-05-27T19:46:21+00:00Auto Accident, Blog, On the Road|

It's Memorial Day weekend, meaning most of us will have three consecutive days of leisure time on our hands. This unofficial beginning of Summer traditionally involves large groups of people hitting the road, either to enjoy a barbecue with the extended family, go camping, or (weather permitting) hit the beach. If you're going to be [...]

Medical Malpractice Resulting in Cerebral Palsy Leads to $58 Million Verdict

2011-05-27T15:40:21+00:00Blog, Major Medical, Medical Malpractice|

In February 2003, Cathy D'Attilo was an expectant mother preparing to deliver little Daniel into the world. Despite the fact that her amniotic fluid had dropped precipitously a few days before, her doctors waited to perform a Caesarean section. When the C-section was finally performed, a sequence of fateful decisions allegedly resulted in hypoxia and, [...]

Use Common Sense When Using GPS

2011-05-15T22:08:57+00:00Blog, Defective & Dangerous Products|

The increasing affordability and availability of GPS-enabled devices has helped countless travelers reach their destinations in recent years.  But the story of a Canadian couple who went missing in Nevada for 48 days has shown that GPS has its limits and can even put you in harm’s way.  The couple had plotted their course on [...]