Delaware jury awards $3 million in birth injury lawsuit

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Court rules negligence by OB/GYN caused child’s permanent disabilities A Delaware jury in New Castle County Superior Court recently handed down a substantial $3 million verdict to a young boy left permanently disabled by the negligence of his mother’s doctor at Dedicated To Women OB/GYN. The birth injury lawsuit accused the doctor overseeing the delivery… Read more »

WaPo report: Equifax lobbied lawmakers for legal protections against class action lawsuits

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Credit reporting agency sought to limit damages consumers could recover A recent article by The Washington Post exposed the lengths to which companies like Equifax went to insulate themselves from liability in cases where the company’s negligence harmed consumers. According to the report, Equifax spent $500,000 this year lobbying members of Congress to introduce bills… Read more »

Florida nursing home where 8 died in Hurricane Irma may avoid accountability through forced arbitration

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The Florida nursing home where eight residents died after the facility’s air conditioning went out during Hurricane Irma may be able to avoid accountability in a court of law through the industry wide practice of forcing residents to sign arbitration clauses. These contractual agreements require residents to essentially sign away their legal right to sue… Read more »