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How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

When you’ve suffered an injury, hiring and working with a lawyer sounds stressful. More importantly, it sounds expensive.   But if someone has injured you, you’re already under a great degree of stress, and you’re probably facing thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost wages, not to mention other expenses and losses. What if you could find a lawyer who would take on your case, handle the complex investigation, deal with …

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Can I Sue a Restaurant if I Get Food Poisoning? 

Food poisoning, also known as foodborne illness, happens when victims eat foods contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, and hazardous substances. Symptoms can begin within hours of ingesting the food and may include nausea, fever, cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, and bloody stool. Extreme cases of food poisoning can require hospitalization, but most cases usually resolve without treatment in a day or two. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, you should seek medical treatment immediately.   If you’ve experienced severe food …

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AMA Law Represents Clients Filing Roundup Suits Against Monsanto

Roundup is a popular weed killer used by farmers, gardeners, and homeowners in more than 160 countries, including the United States. Monsanto initially developed Roundup, but Bayer now owns, creates, and distributes the chemical. Roundup is currently the most popular herbicide in the United States, and people around the world use roughly 1.4 billion pounds of Roundup every year. The active ingredient in Roundup is glyphosate, which has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and several other types of cancer. Because …

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Harmed by Talcum Powder? Understand Your Rights

Numerous studies have indicated a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer among women who use the powder in and around their genital area via products like sanitary napkins, condoms, and diaphragms.   If you or a loved one has used a talcum powder product and developed cancer, you may be eligible to receive financial compensation. Keep reading to learn more about your rights and find out how the team at Atkins and Markoff can help you.