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Uber report details alarming sexual assault problem: thousands of abuse reports a year

The figure was among several alarming statistics made available in a first-of-its-kind company safety report released Thursday. SOURCE: NBC NEWS Uber received 235 reports of a rape occurring during a ride in the United States last year — an average of four a week, according to a company review released Thursday. The ride-hailing company has [...]

By |2019-12-06T04:26:53+00:00December 6th, 2019|Personal Injury, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Uber report details alarming sexual assault problem: thousands of abuse reports a year

Nate VanDerVeer stresses the importance of maintaining adequate levels of automobile insurance

Auto insurance is typically something we all pay for every month, yet rarely give a second thought - until we are in an accident. From Mobile to Huntsville, Tuscaloosa to Columbus, Birmingham to Montgomery, Alabama has thousands of miles of roadways. On any given day, Alabama roadways are used by the state’s 3.7 million licensed [...]

By |2019-09-26T05:21:49+00:00September 26th, 2019|Announcements, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Nate VanDerVeer stresses the importance of maintaining adequate levels of automobile insurance

Goldasich, Vick & Fulk obtain $4 Million settlement in commercial trucking case

Goldasich, Vick & Fulk is pleased to announce that the firm has obtained a $4 million settlement on behalf of a client who was severely injured in a commercial trucking accident. The case involved allegations that the defendant commercial truck driver was distracted by cell phone usage at the time of the accident. Distracted driving [...]

By |2019-08-01T02:31:55+00:00August 5th, 2019|Personal Injury, Verdicts & Settlements|Comments Off on Goldasich, Vick & Fulk obtain $4 Million settlement in commercial trucking case

Doctor’s failure to act and properly respond to fetal distress results in $6 Million settlement

$4 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the obstetrician MD for her responsibility. $2 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the health authority for their responsibility. OBGYN missed signs on fetal heart monitor that baby wasn’t getting enough oxygen. Umbilical cord was obstructed during delivery, continually pressed, resulting [...]

By |2019-03-10T21:02:47+00:00March 10th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Verdicts & Settlements|Comments Off on Doctor’s failure to act and properly respond to fetal distress results in $6 Million settlement

Jury awards $50 million after determining doctor was negligent and caused baby to suffer brain injury

"Jury finds that the severe brain damage suffered by Julien Florez was a result of negligence and bad decisions by a doctor." Cook County Circuit Court jury granted a Michigan family $50 million on Tuesday, agreeing that the severe brain damage suffered by the family’s oldest son was a result of negligence and bad decisions [...]

By |2019-02-26T20:17:06+00:00February 26th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Jury awards $50 million after determining doctor was negligent and caused baby to suffer brain injury

‘Bleed Out’ shows how medical errors can have life-changing consequences

In 2009, Steve Burrows' mom, Judie, went in for hip replacement surgery. She came out with brain damage and mobility issues after a weeks-long coma that would change her and her family's life. In the new HBO documentary Bleed Out — Burrows, a filmmaker and comedian, tracks his 10-year odyssey to find out what happened to his [...]

By |2019-02-22T03:13:23+00:00December 20th, 2018|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Brookwood Medical Center in “immediate jeopardy” of losing Medicare privileges

https://www.golaw.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Brookwood_Medicare_Medicaid_funding_in_question_2950536_1200.mp4 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service says Brookwood Medical Center "remains out of compliance" with the conditions of participation in its Medicare/Medicaid provider agreement and is in "immediate jeopardy" of losing its billing privileges. “As it stands, the hospital remains out of compliance and there is a concern that the initial [...]

By |2019-06-19T21:46:07+00:00August 10th, 2018|Community News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Deaths, injuries, negligence cited as regulators put Brookwood Hospital on notice

Two patient deaths and several mishaps at Brookwood Medical Center have prompted the second warning in less than three months from federal regulators who could revoke the hospital's Medicare and Medicaid payments. Federal regulators informed the hospital Thursday that payments from Medicare and Medicaid could end on Aug. 9. It's the second time the hospital [...]

By |2018-08-02T15:42:38+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|1 Comment