Blog Posts in December, 2017

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  • Can I Sue My Psychiatrist?

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 28-Dec-2017

    Psychiatrists are medical doctors who evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who are affected by temporary or chronic mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and certain phobias. Treatment can get extremely personal, and because of this, it can be difficult to discern what is or isn’t malpractice. Just like other health care professionals, psychiatrists can make mistakes or act ...
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  • 10 Most Dangerous Toys of 2017

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 22-Dec-2017

    Fidget spinners, a Spider-Man drone, and a plastic Wonder Woman battle-action sword are among the most dangerous toys of 2017, according to World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH), who unveiled the list early last month. As more consumers do their holiday shopping, it’s important that you watch out for the following dangerous toys: Hallmark "Itty Bittys" Baby Stacking Toy: Made of ...
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  • Class Action FAQs

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 13-Dec-2017

    1. What is a class action lawsuit? A class action allows one or more “lead” plaintiffs to file a lawsuit on behalf of a larger group, called a “class.” If the lead plaintiffs win the case, everyone in the affected class shares in the damages award. It is frequently used when a good number of people have been similarly affected by a company’s unlawful conduct. 2. What ...
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  • 5 Components of a Class Action Lawsuit

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 5-Dec-2017

    Unlike your typical lawsuit, a class action lawsuit involves a large group of plaintiffs combining their resources against a defendant or defendants that have wronged them. In order to enact a class action suit, the following must be proven: The group harmed is large enough that it would be impractical to conduct individual cases; and Common issues exist in each case and the attorney (or ...
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  • Differences Between Personal Injury Claims & Class Actions

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 1-Dec-2017

    When someone is wrongfully injured by the negligence or recklessness of a third party, they deserve to be compensated for related or caused damages. How they end up pursuing that compensation, though, can be a challenging journey that begins with a question of how to begin at all. If you get hurt by someone and want compensation, should you start a personal injury claim or a class action ? The ...
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