Romano Law Group Blog

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June 12, 2018

FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT (FTCA)

 

If you have been injured by the negligence of the government or a government employee in that employee’s official capacity as a governmental employee (i.e., an automobile accident caused by a U.S. Postal Service employee, an automobile accident caused by a military service-member in the operation of a government/military vehicle, etc.),  the Federal Tort Claims Act allows you to pursue a claim against the government.

 

June 01, 2018

As an attorney, nurse and grandmother I have had the honor and privilege of representing child sex abuse survivors in criminal court and in civil court. Recent media attention surrounding child sexual abuse cases compels me to outline some of the issues. There are many questions asked by survivors, families of survivors and the people who care about them. According to the Crimes against Children Research Center located at the University of New Hampshire. There are many different sources of estimates concerning the number of children who are victims of sexual abuse. 

May 24, 2018

My former boss, the legendary Ronnie Berke, once taught me a trial lawyers’ joke. The kind of joke that has more truth to it than fiction and one that made me a better attorney. The joke was passed down to him. Here is the joke:

How do you make a million dollars quickly? and the answer is… you take a five million dollar case and muck it up*.

May 15, 2018

As The National Crime Victims Bar Association describes Civil Justice Training, educated victim service providers are a key to raising awareness among victims about their civil justice rights. Therefore, the National Crime Victim Bar Association conducts regular training seminars for crime victim service providers. While service providers are often well-versed in the intricacies of the criminal justice system, they are often unfamiliar with the civil justice system and how it can help crime victims rebuild their lives.

May 14, 2018

Parents Beware: you must demand timely, adequate vetting and a safety assessment by your children’s schools, colleges or universities regarding any form of internships, travel projects and third-party internship programs your children might attend. Every day parents in the U.S.A. send children off to school, college and universities to obtain an education. This schooling is primarily done on a school campus, in classrooms and laboratories.

May 11, 2018

Recent months have seen the publication of two studies confirming that traumatic brain injury, even when characterized as “mild” result in a significantly increased risk of early onset dementia.

May 08, 2018

The nonmedical use of prescription opioids has become a significant public health issue throughout the country.  Not only because of the numbers of people using and abusing prescription opiates but also because of the increase rise of deaths from overdoses and related traumatic events.

May 03, 2018

Opiates are a group of drugs that manage pain by depressing the central nervous system (CNS). There are two different kinds of opiates: natural and synthetic. Natural opiates come from the dried “milk” of the poppy plant and include opium, morphine and codeine. Heroin, for example, is made from the sap-like opium of poppy plants. Once cultivated, the opium resin is refined to make morphine, then transformed into different forms of heroin.

June 27, 2016

As we enter the summer months, millions of Americans will flock to the water to cool off and to enjoy some recreational fun.  While recent headlines have alerted people to the dangers of alligators in Florida lakes, water in Florida and elsewhere often conceals a much greater, yet lesser known, danger. The naegleria fowleri amoeba, often referred to as the brain-eating amoeba, is prevalent in freshwater bodies in Florida and throughout the southern U.S.  The amoeba seems to thrive in warm, fresh water, particularly when the water and the surrounding soil become disturbed.

June 23, 2016

ON DANGEROUS ANIMAL ATTACKS – SNAKES, ALLIGATORS,  AND CROCODILES, TIGERS, GORILLAS, AND MORE: A CALL TO ACTION FOR THE ANIMAL OWNERS, PROPERTY OWNERS, AND OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF ZOOS AND ANIMAL ATTRACTION FACILITIES 

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