Getting Judges More Involved in the Settlement Phase of Medical Malpractice

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 17, 2011

Equity. Fairness. Justice. All three are words long-associated with the aims of the Court. Never to be forgotten, especially in this economy, curbing costs has also jumped on the bandwagon. One pervasive method for curbing costs has been to encourage parties to reach settlements long before the trial phase. This holds especially true in the […]

Study Reveals Way to Decrease Worker’s Compensation Costs in Healthcare Industry

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 13, 2011

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, long-term care workers have the highest injury rates within the healthcare industry. In fact, statistics show that in 2009, long-term care facilities had 8.4 injuries per every 100 full-time workers. Moreover, the incidence rate for long-term care facilities is also higher than that reported in other health fields. […]

Recall of Toy Helicopters Highlights Hazards to Children – Product Liability Claims Likely

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 11, 2011

In a fairly major nod towards products liability issues in the toy industry, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada are warning consumers about toy helicopters and parts with model numbers BLH350, BHL3500 and BHL3514 that were sold at retailers during March of this year. As an Atlanta personal injury lawyer, I know […]