Monthly Archives: June 2020
A TALE OF TWO VEHICLES AND THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY DISTRACTED DRIVING
As a personal injury attorney dealing in auto accident cases for more than forty years, I can share with you the fact that, while in highway accidents, catastrophic and permanent loss may result from equipment error, all too often the real cause is distracted driving. According to EndDD, driver distractions fall into three main… Read More »
IN THE NEWS: RULING REVERSE ON POLICE SHOOTING – NEW NEWS, OLD STORY?
In light of recent events, with others undoubtedly in store, we thought the 2018 appeals court reversal of a judge’s 2013 ruling in a West Virginia police shooting case would be of special interest to our Ramey & Hailey NewsBlog readers…. Seven years ago, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, five police officers shot and killed… Read More »
GOVERNOR ISSUES GUIDANCE ON LIABILITY FOR HEALTHCARE FACILILTIES
In a memo issued earlier this spring, the Indiana State Department of Health has declared that “facilities and individuals providing healthcare services in response to a declared disaster emergency, such as the one declared because of COVID-19, may not be held civilly liable for care provided in response to that emergency event.” There’s a… Read More »
IN THE NEWS: INDIANA UNDERCOUNTING COVID-19 DEATHS?
200 deaths is too big a number to ignore by anyone’s standard, but it appears that Indiana has been undercounting COVID-19 deaths by at least that amount. The new data released by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services are showing us “the rest of the story”. “AARP, one of the nation’s largest… Read More »