How Much Will My Case Cost?
If Chaffin Luhana Accepts My Case, How Much Will it Cost Me? https://vimeo.com/290478273 We work on a contingency fee basis in almost all of our cases. The only exception is in individual securities actions, where we typically handle the cases on a fixed fee basis. Thus, in most instances, we only recover our fees and… read more
What If I’m Injured On The Job?
I Was Hurt at Work. What Do I Do? If you’re injured on the job, first report it to your employer and then contact an attorney. You have multiple actions you can take in a court, such as workers compensation, or there may even be a third party involved that may have liability that an… read more
Is My Injury Related to a Drug or Medical Device?
How Do I Find Out If My Injury is Related to a Drug or Medical Device I’m Using? When you suffer from an injury and don’t know what the cause is, the first thing you should do is speak with your doctor to see if it could be due to a drug you were taking,… read more
Limits on Filing a Lawsuit
Is There a Time Limit for Me to File My Lawsuit? Yes, every state has what is called a statute of limitations. You have a certain limited amount of time to file your case and every state is different. Also, when the statute of limitations begins to run varies by state. For some states, the… read more
What Does Multidistrict Mean?
What Is A Multidistrict Litigation? A multidistrict litigation (“MDL”) is a federal tool that allows cases filed around the country with similar claims against similar defendants to be transferred, consolidated and coordinated before one court and one judge for pre-trial purposes. Chaffin Luhana’s attorneys are leaders in various MDLs.
Uninsured Motorists Auto Accidents
Though minimum car insurance is required by nearly every state in the union, some drivers still neglect to secure a policy. What happens if an uninsured motorist causes an accident, and the victim is injured? Typically, the victim’s own insurance policy will cover some damages from an accident with an uninsured motorist. Victims also have… read more
Accidents Caused By Negligent Security
On March 31, 2011, Bryan Stow, a 42-year-old paramedic, was in the parking lot of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ baseball stadium after watching the Opening Day game with the San Francisco Giants. He was a Giants fan, wearing Giants gear, and was leaving the game with friends when he was brutally attacked by two Dodgers’… read more
Insurance Company Acting In Bad Faith
Insurance is meant to give us peace of mind—to ensure that if an unexpected loss occurs, it will be paid for. But if you think of your insurance carriers as partners who are on your side—regardless of what the commercials tell you—you could be in for a rude awakening when the time comes that you… read more
Treatments For Burn Injuries
Treatments for burn injuries can be costly, painful, and time consuming. The American Burn Association notes that in 2013, there were about 450,000 burn injuries requiring medical treatment. Though some of these were minor injuries, with patients recovering in a matter of days, some were moderate to severe, significantly affecting quality of life for months… read more
Burn Injuries From Gel Fuel
On September 1, 2011, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), together with nine manufacturers, announced a recall of all pourable fuel gels used in fire pots. This move was in reaction to a number of cases in which consumers suffered moderate to severe burns when the fuel gel in their fire pots exploded. At the… read more
Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Claim Attorneys
A cancer diagnosis that has been delayed can lead to devastating consequences. At Chaffin Luhana, we represent clients who have suffered as the result of a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of cancer. We are prepared to represent you in a lawsuit against a medical provider who delayed their diagnosis of cancer. Early intervention is crucial… read more
Electrical Utility Accident Attorneys in Pittsburgh
Electricity is a very powerful source of energy and if an electrical corporation fails to correctly construct, install or maintain power lines and/or other sources of energy, the results can be disastrous. At Chaffin Luhana, our electrical utility accident lawyers in Pittsburgh, PA represent individuals and families in electrical utility liability claims throughout the Ohio… read more
Belviq Recall Cancer Risk
If you or someone you loved took the weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin), you may be concerned about a Belviq recall cancer risk. There have been media reports suggesting that this drug may slightly increase the risk of cancer. On February 13, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested the recall of all forms… read more
Head On Collision Accidents
Head-on collisions are typically considered the most devastating when it comes to causing injuries. The front end of one vehicle collides with the front end of the other, and the full force of the impact hits them both. Because there is no “give” between the vehicles, the impact is substantial. Head-on collisions can result in… read more
Rollover Auto Accidents
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rollover accidents “have a higher fatality rate than other kinds of crashes.” In 2010, out of nearly 9.1 million vehicle crashes (involving cars, pickups, SUVs, and vans), only 2.1 percent involved a rollover. But, those accidents caused nearly 35 percent of all deaths in passenger vehicle… read more
Common Causes and Types of Car Accidents
Below are several of the most common types of injury causing car accidents. Distracted Driving: The accident was caused, all or in part, by a distracted driver. The NHTSA defines distraction as any activity that “diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle,… read more
What to do After a Car Accident
What Should I Do After a Car Accident? After an auto accident, you’re likely to feel shaken and stressed, which could cause you to do or say some things that could hurt your case in a car accident lawsuit down the road. To protect yourself, always take the following steps: Make sure everyone is okay… read more
Car Accident Frequently Asked Questions
If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident and are unsure of what to do next, at Chaffin Luhana we understand. You may have questions about whether or not you should seek medical attention or if you can recover compensation for damages caused by the accident. View our car wreck… read more
Common Injuries in a Car Accident
Common Car Crash Injuries Though an auto accident can cause a wide variety of injuries, below are some of those most commonly associated with car accident lawsuits: Shoulder injuries: The impact of an accident can cause severe trauma to the shoulder joint, resulting in pain, stiffness, weakness, swelling, and difficulty moving the shoulder. This type… read more
Oil and Gas Truck Accidents
In March 2013, the journal Accident Analysis & Prevention published a study entitled “Motor vehicle fatalities among oil and gas extraction workers.” Researchers reported that between 2003 and 2009, a total of 202 oil and gas extraction workers died in a work-related motor vehicle crash. This number was 8.5 times that of all private wage… read more