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What is a Surgical Error

Surgical errors are events that should never happen to any patient. Unfortunately, thousands of people each year who undergo surgery will be a victim of a surgical error. Over 80 million people all over the world have died due to surgical errors. Of course, with surgery come risks, but every person hopes that their surgery will begin and end safely and smoothly.

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Who Are The Key Players in the Probate Process

When an individual dies, depending on their circumstances, their estate often enters a period known as "probate." This is the time during which their assets -- cars, homes, investments, and so on -- are transferred from the deceased person to their estate. These things can then be sold, or distributed to the heirs set forth in the person's will.

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International Family Law and the New Family Procedure Rules

A new set of family procedure rules will apply in England and Wales from the 6 April 2011.In particular, the new set of family procedure rules effective from the 6 April 2011 will affect divorce and financial cases and extra care must always be taken where a family case has an international dimension to it

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Pre-Bankruptcy Planning

As we all know, times are tough. Many people are having problems with their investments and have been inquiring about their options. Unfortunately, however, many clients have tried "go at it alone" and have gotten themselves in even more financial distress. Some clients, which were successful business owners in the community, are on the verge of losing their homes.

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: What businesses can file for bankruptcy?

The United States Bankruptcy code that deals with Chapter 11 Business Bankruptcy is one of the most complicated statutes in American history. Not surprisingly, there are few attorneys that handle these types of cases. Often times our business bankruptcy lawyers receive calls from clients in dire financial straits asking whether a Limited Liability Company (LLC) can file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy here in Arizona.

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Protecting creditors rights when a debtor files a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy

Across the country, Courts are seeing more and more debt-collection cases flood the courtrooms. Most of the cases involve credit card collections, foreclosures, or evictions. This proverbial debt collection crisis is the result of the economic crash that occurred in 2008, which caused housing values to plummet and major lenders to shut their doors.

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Bankruptcy in a Nutshell: The Different Types of Bankruptcy

When considering whether to file bankruptcy it is important to take into account all of the options available. For many, the need for and advantages of bankruptcy are obvious. To others, it will be a last resort. As the debts pile up and the creditors hound you, it is important to consider what can be done. This article will provide basic information on the types of bankruptcies available to both consumers and businesses.

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Home Loan Modifications, Bankruptcy, and HAMP

The third quarter of 2009 saw a record number of foreclosures across Arizona according to RealtyTrac, an online marketplace for foreclosure properties. For the fifth quarter in a row, Arizona ranked second behind only Nevada with one out of every 55 homes threatened by foreclosure. In the Phoenix area alone, 2009 foreclosures jumped 158% over the 2008 figures.

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DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuits

DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of the well-known Johnson & Johnson Company, has issued a recall of its ASR hip replacement and implant systems. The ASR Hip Resurfacing System and ASR XL Acetabular Hip System are both part of this hip replacement recall.

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The Depuy Recall

On August 24,2010 a volunteer hip replacement recall was issued by Depuy Orthopedics, a division of Johnson and Johnson. The ASR XL Acetabular metal-on-metal hip replacement system has shown to have a 13% failure rate within the first 5 years.

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