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  • Read the full article, Malpractice in Alabama; Tough Laws Protect Doctors, Penalize Injured Patients, on www.al.com. While the rate of medical malpractice payments are down across the country, patients in Alabama may have the hardest time when seeking restitution. Data from the National Practitioner Data Bank suggests that approximately 9 out of 10 patients who file medical malpractice suits ...
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  • Attorneys Joey Morris and Mark Andrews of Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC have been able to secure an $850,000 verdict for their clients, who sued a nursing home for neglect that led to a patient’s death. The verdict amount marks the largest arbitration award in Alabama for a nursing home abuse case of this kind. It is also an amount that is more than double what the ...
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  • A Jemison woman suffered burns on her hands and legs after her e-cigarette device, sometimes called a vaporizer, exploded while she was changing its internal battery. After feeling a painful electric shock, the woman threw it away from her as it was consumed in flames. The intensity of the device’s fire was enough to immediately ignite the bed it landed on. Her husband was able to throw the ...
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  • Hollywood actor Anton Yelchin, perhaps most famous for his roles in the rebooted Star Trek movies, was killed in front of his home on June 19 th, 2016 after his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee reportedly rolled away and pinned him against a brick post and a fence. Investigators believe it was a “freak accident” but that does not necessarily mean it was not preventable, as a problematic part ...
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  • Johnson & Johnson’s popular Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower talcum powders have been linked to certain serious forms of ovarian cancer. Talc, the main ingredient in talcum powder, is a mineral composite containing magnesium, silicon, and oxygen and has been used in powder form for feminine hygiene purposes for decades. Since 1971, however, more than 20 different scientific studies of ...
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  • According to an article covering the event, in 2014, Jonathan Raynes looked away from a stretch of road in Alabama for an instant, looked up to see a stopped car in the street, and swerved left into oncoming traffic, causing a head-on collision that took the life of Miranda Hamilton. Mr. Raynes would later claim that he was not on his cellphone at the time of the accident but a digital forensic ...
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  • In a decision that really comes as no surprise to most of us, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has officially declared that hoverboards are intrinsically unsafe as long as they do not have independent certification. Due to the fact that all hoverboards that are being sold right now and were sold recently during the 2015 holiday season have no certification or in-depth safety review of ...
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  • Attorney Mark Andrews Secures $1.272M Verdict

    || 10-Feb-2016

    Mark Andrews of Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC, in a collaborative effort with attorneys Myron Penn and Shane Seaborn from Penn & Seaborn, LLC, has successfully recovered a $1,272,000.00 verdict on behalf of a man injured in a collision with a distracted driver in Montgomery County on US Highway 231 south in 2013. After nine days of trial and deliberations, a jury returned ...
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  • A Geneva County jury returned a verdict of $3.8 million in a case involving a client who was severely injured in an alcohol-related car crash. The plaintiff was represented by attorneys Mark Andrews and Tracy Cary. The accident took place at the intersection of Alabama Highway 167 and Geneva County road 41. A Geneva County resident was found under the influence of alcohol when discovered at the ...
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  • GM Recalls Millions of Vehicles for Dangerous Flaw

    || 28-Oct-2014

    GM Recalls Tens of Millions of Vehicles In the past year, a design defect in the ignition switch of General Motors vehicles has led to the recall of nearly 30 million vehicles. There have been more than 40 rounds of recalls stemming from this problem. The defective ignition switches potentially could turn off the car's engine and airbag system during the course of driving. These defects have ...
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  • GM Ignition Switch Victim Compensation Plan

    || 2-Jul-2014

    Earlier this year, General Motors ("GM") recalled 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches. When jostled or bumped, the defective ignition can switch itself into accessory mode, which shuts down the engine and disables power steering, power brakes, and airbags. This can occur even when the vehicle is traveling at highway speeds. At least 13 deaths have been linked to the flawed ...
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  • Lawyers of MCATD Included in the 2014 Super Lawyers® List

    || 6-May-2014

    Three of the Dothan personal injury lawyers at our firm have been recognized as some of the most outstanding attorneys in the state of Alabama by Super Lawyers® Magazine. Attorneys Tracy W. Cary and Mark Andrews were selected for the 2014 Super Lawyers® list, and Attorney Cory H. Driggers was selected for the 2014 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars ℠ list. Our team at Morris, Cary, Andrews, ...
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