Will the insurance company use “contributory negligence” to deny your claim?

What do Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Alabama and North Carolina have in common? These are the four states remaining that still follow the antiquated “contributory negligence” law. Under “contributory negligence”, if a victim is found to be even 1% responsible for their injury, they are completely barred from recovery. This harsh method of […]

Do you have a traumatic brain injury or concussion?

Sandra was rear-ended while stopped at a red light. The sudden impact caused her neck to be thrown forward, and then backwards, hitting the headrest. Sandra was late to an appointment, and because her bumper only had a small dent, she exchanged information with the careless driver, and went on her way. The next day, […]

Government Abuse of Injured Military Benefit’s Program

We have recently filed suit against the United States government in a series of cases for failing to pay military veterans benefits.  Recently, Dross Berman has partnered with attorney Peter Cameron (out of San Diego, CA) as local counsel in a new type of litigation called “Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection” claims. We […]

Congress seeks to destroy victim’s rights in medical malpractice cases.

Every year, an estimated 225,000 people die from medical malpractice.  From wrongful surgery, to undiagnosed illnesses, medical mistakes by trusted health care providers can be deadly.  This figure does not include injuries caused by medical malpractice.  Annually, approximately 1.5 million people are injured due to medication prescription errors alone. Despite these staggering figures, less than […]

Three Biggest Mistakes After Car Accident