2017

Blog Posts in 2017

  • Dangerous Pharmaceuticals & Your Legal Rights

    Pharmaceutical drugs are designed to heal people who suffer from a wide variety of health conditions and symptoms. However, improperly designed or manufactured drugs can cause severe and potentially fatal injuries. Pharmaceutical Company Negligence Drug companies aggressively compete with one another to introduce new pharmaceutical drugs into the market, each claiming that their product is more ...
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  • Can Medical Malpractice Cause a Brain Injury?

    Brain injury is often caused by car accidents , falling, being struck by a moving object, sports injuries, and violent attacks. However, there are some cases where a brain injury can result from medical malpractice. There are a number of circumstances in a medical setting that might result in brain injury, including: Surgical errors Infections obtained during a surgical procedure Medication errors ...
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  • How to Safely Transport a Propane Gas Grill

    Several Florida news sources recently reported on the story of propane gas grill explosion that occurred in Orlando. A man and his wife were transporting a gas grill in their SUV with the gas supply turned on. Their car exploded when the woman lit a cigarette, causing the vehicle to crash into a pole. Both the man and his wife suffered burn injuries and were transported to a local hospital. It is ...
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  • Is Xarelto Dangerous?

    Xarelto is a blood thinning medication that is currently the subject of widespread litigation all over the country. Linked with a number of dangerous side effects, including the risk of uncontrollable internal and external bleeding for which there is no antidote, Xarelto has caused injury and death to thousands of unsuspecting patients who were led to believe that the drug was safe. In fact, ...
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  • Can Auto Manufacturers Be Held Responsible for a Car Accident?

    Most of us experience some type of car issue from time to time. In many cases, it is just an annoyance such as a flat tire or your car can’t start. However, there are malfunctions that can occur while driving which can result in an accident and injuries. So when a crash is caused by a defective car part, who is to blame? Often, the auto manufacturer is held liable for these type of car accidents . ...
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  • Why You Should Take Even a Mild Concussion Seriously

    While some brain injuries are more serious than others, the term mild can be misleading—especially when it comes to concussions. Although the term “mild” is used in reference to the severity of the initial physical trauma which caused the injury, it doesn’t determine the severity of the consequences of the injury. Whenever the brain experiences a violent force or movement, the soft, floating brain ...
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  • Carrie Frank Awarded Lifetime Achievement by America's Top 100 Attorneys ®

    We at Klein & Frank, P.C. are thrilled to announce our very own Carrie Frank has been awarded with the Lifetime Achievement by America's Top 100 Attorneys®! As one of the leading Boulder personal injury lawyers, Carrie is a dedicated and experienced professional. Our firm is so proud to have her as an invaluable member of our team, as we are inspired by her drive, dedication, and desire to succeed ...
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  • Why You Shouldn’t Delay Seeking Medical Care After an Accident

    Why You Shouldn’t Delay Seeking Medical Care After an Accident If you have ever been involved in a car accident, you understand how overwhelming and traumatic the experience can be. Those who appear to be severely injured will likely receive emergency treatment and get transported to the hospital in an ambulance, but what if your car wreck does not warrant emergency treatment? Should you hold off ...
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  • Can a Personal Injury Case Be Appealed?

    When it comes to filing a personal injury claim , there are two ways the case can be resolved: through negotiating a settlement and through litigating the case in court. Plaintiffs who opt for the former may receive a lesser amount than they might receive through litigation, but litigating the case means that there is a chance the plaintiff won’t receive any money at all if a jury rules in favor ...
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  • Can You Sue if You Were Assaulted on Private Property?

    Property owners and managers are legally obligated to ensure that their properties are safe and properly maintained, and part of this responsibility includes providing adequate security. If you were assaulted on private property, such as at a nightclub, bus station, or even on a university campus, you might have a valid premises liability claim and may be able to sue the property owner or manager ...
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  • Highway Death Increase Prompts Cell Phone Ban

    According to the National Safety Council, 2016 was the second year in a row that the United States saw a significant increase in highway fatalities. The preliminary estimate for last year is 40,200 fatalities, which is a spike of 6% from 2015. Over two years, the death toll has risen 14%—the largest two-year increase since 1964. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that ...
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  • 4 Common Causes of Paralysis

    Paralysis is defined as a loss of muscle function for one or more muscles, commonly associated with motor and sensory loss in the affected area. Whether it happened because of a traumatic event such as a car accident or due to a health condition, there are many situations in life that can lead to paralysis. The following are the four most common causes of paralysis: Head injury – Severe head ...
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  • Physical & Financial Costs of Brain Injuries

    Every year, traumatic brain injury (TBI) results in hundreds of deaths and disabilities throughout the United States. TBI can be caused by any trauma to the skull and brain, including something as simple as a concussion. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 1.7 million people in the United States will sustain a TBI every year. Around 57,000 people will die of ...
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  • Your Rights After a Severe Burn Injury

    Burns are more common than you think. Last year around 486,000 people received medical treatment for burn injuries in the United States alone. That same year, another 2,745 people died because of residential fires, 310 because of from vehicle crash fires, and 220 other people were killed from other sources. These types of injuries can also be extremely debilitating, while others can cause such ...
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  • Carrie Frank Speaks at the American Association for Justice Convention

    Check out Carrie Frank’s seminar at the American Association for Justice Convention discussing, ‘Protecting Our Children’!
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