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GM Recall

GM Recall

A recent recall announcement states that defective ignition switches in more than a million GM cars have endangered drivers for a decade Approximately 1.3 million cars were recalled in March 2014, alerting drivers to the fact that their vehicle’s ignition switches were prone to mechanical problems and potentially, engine shutdown whilst driving. GM acknowledged that […]

Erin Brockovich working with Shine Lawyers

Erin Brockovich working with Shine Lawyers

Erin’s influence as a consumer advocate isn’t limited to the United States. She has an international following with connections that help her stay well-informed and on top of legislative change and innovation worldwide. In Australia Erin works closely with compensation experts Shine Lawyers. As part of her role as ambassador for the firm she provides […]

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer caused by malignant (cancerous) cells developing in the mesothelium, the protective sac that covers much of the body’s internal organs. It is typically the case that Mesothelioma starts in the outer membrane of the lungs. There is no cure for mesothelioma unless it is able to be removed by […]

Product Liability

Product Liability

From Toyota Cars to small little Toys, Product Liability Issues are all around us and Erin has been helping people with such issues for many years. Defective or dangerous products are the cause of thousands of injuries every year in the U.S. “Product liability law,” the legal rules concerning who is responsible for defective or […]

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

Victims of personal injury, such as catastrophic accidents have significant needs that often require a lot of support, both emotionally and financially. Catastrophic injuries impact upon not only the person who has sustained the injury, but often family members as well. Erin has assisted a number of people whose injuries have been so severe that […]

Work Comp

Work Comp

Erin has been receiving more and more contact lately from individuals with Work Comp issues. Workers’ compensation is a system that exists in all states to protect workers who become hurt on the job or contract an illness as a result of their job. Fundamentally, the system works like this: when a worker becomes injured, […]

Military

Military

Under the Feres doctrine, military personnel cannot sue the government for injuries incurred as the result of their military service. The effect is the Feres doctrine essentially prohibits service members from claiming compensation or damages from the United States Government for those personal injuries experienced in the performance of their duties as military personnel. The […]