Entries by Tim Misny

Resolved in the New Year

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I hope that your Christmas was a happy and healthy one shared with family and friends. As we approach the New Year, if you are anything like me, you think about two things: Dropping the holiday weight; and Making a realistic New Year’s resolution. Let’s forget about number one because I’m going to eat what […]

Tort Reform Takes Your Right to Just Compensation

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The biggest con job that has ever been perpetrated on the American consumer is tort reform. The far reaching and powerful insurance lobbyists were able to sell a big lie to the American people. In essence, they said that frivolous lawsuits, particularly medical malpractice claims, were the reason our healthcare costs and doctors’ malpractice insurance […]

The City Mission: Share Your Holiday

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Two years ago, a family friend gave my son, Max, a rather unique birthday present. He made a donation in Max’s name to the City Mission. Truth be told, I have driven past the City Mission thousands of times but never thought about stopping in. For some reason, I wanted to hand deliver the donation […]

Landmark Avandia Settlement Won’t Protect Patients

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Recently, Pfizer paid a $2 billion fine and GlaxoSmithKline coughed up $3 billion in fines for failing to report safety data about the diabetes drug, Avandia. Yet the costly Avandia settlement doesn’t seem to have changed the way pharmaceuticals are marketed. The only way to stop pharmaceutical companies from continuing to market and sell drugs […]

Victims Never Pay a Penny to Bring a Medical Negligence Claim- Getting Legal #92

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Today I’m sharing how I work on contingency, so my clients never have to take out their checkbook. I pay all expenses up front. Watch my TV clip to learn why you should choose a lawyer with plenty of resources and how I take care of expenses for my clients. If you think you have […]

$42.5 Million Class Action Settlement

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A class action was successfully pursued against a pharmaceutical company for its failure to properly label its medication with a warning of an increased occurrence of heart attack and stroke.

$5.25 Million Workplace Injury Settlement

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A 45-year-old man suffered the amputation of both arms when a device malfunctioned. His arms were surgically reattached. A mechanical engineering expert established that the equipment was negligently designed and manufactured, a Ph.D. economist computed his diminished earning capacity, and a life-care planner delineated the cost of future medical procedures and therapy necessary to maintain […]

$3.5 Million Vehicular Wrongful Death Settlement

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A 40-year-old man was driving home from work when a commercial carrier lost control, went left of center, and struck and killed him.

$2.1 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

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A 62-year-old gentleman, with a long history of diabetes, presented himself to an emergency room complaining of an infection in his foot. The wound was not managed properly resulting in the amputation of his left leg above the knee.

$2.1 Million Bad Drug Settlement

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A 63-year-old woman took a commonly prescribed laxative prior to a colonoscopy. The substance had inordinately high levels of creatine that caused complete kidney failure. As a result, she needed a kidney transplant.