“I shook him to quiet him down”. The end result is “Shaken Baby Syndrome”, a despicable crime usually borne of ignorance. The victim, a defenseless baby, ends up brain damaged or even dies. The mechanism of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) are identical.
A high-low agreement is a private contract that constrains the future damages payment to lie between a minimum and maximum amount. Parties are free to craft the terms of the agreement on the record setting forth any terms that are mutually acceptable. This can include not only the amount of the high-low but also percentages [...]
written by Matthew Zullo With the cell phone becoming an indispensable accessory and its use becoming habitual, we hear more and more about the hazards that come with using one while driving. Unfortunately, the news is often tragic and distracted driving results in about 3500 deaths and over 400,000 serious injuries each [...]
Everyone has had the experience of either slipping or tripping and falling to the ground. Thankfully, the large majority of these incidents occur without causing serious injury, but serious injuries do occur to people of all ages as a result of slipping or tripping and falling. These injuries can occur on a flight of [...]
Written by Matthew Zullo There is universal agreement in the field of personal injury that the most difficult cases to prosecute on behalf of a plaintiff is one of medical malpractice. Liability in the most common negligence cases are typically determined by fact witnesses. For example, in a case involving a motor vehicle accident a [...]