DLG News and Recommended Reading

Technology and Auto Product Liability

DLG July Recommended Reading: Auto Product Liability Newer automobiles are designed with an increasing number of safety features. Such safety features are geared towards reducing accidents and liability. However, new technology tends to come with new problems. Future issues in auto product liability may come from the integration of mobile technology into automobiles […]

Surveillance Division Offers “Fresh Perspective”

New Surveillance Division 2014 was a big year for Defense Litigation Group. In an effort to continually improve and streamline our services we created a separate surveillance division dedicated solely to our surveillance services. As an investigative firm that specializes in Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Defense, and with insurance fraud […]

DLG Recommended Reading: Workers’ Compensation and the NFL

Ex-NFL player, now Tampa personal injury attorney, Brad Culpepper’s story of participating on the rigorous reality TV show Survivor after receiving a workers’ compensation settlement 2 years prior highlights several issues for insurance companies in the area of workers’ compensation. DLG recommends reading the below linked articles from Business Insurance: […]

DLG Recommended Reading: “Take Home” and “Bystander” Asbestos Cases Increasing

DLG recommends the following reading on indirect exposure asbestos liability: “There has been an increase in asbestos cases where the injured party did not directly work with an asbestos containing product… Take home exposure cases have traditionally been a spouse exposed to asbestos from laundering asbestos laden work clothes over […]

DLG Recommended Reading: BPA

Concerns over product safety present important issues for manufacturers. DLG recommends the below article about the FDA review of BPA finding current levels in food safe. “The continuing controversy over bisphenol A — better known as BPA — took an interesting turn on December 5, 2014, when the FDA announced […]

DLG Recommended Reading: Duty to Warn

DLG recommends reading the following on indirect asbestos exposure: “Earlier this year, the California First Appellate District Court of Appeals widened the net of potential plaintiffs beyond spouses in “take home” asbestos cases. The plaintiff, diagnosed with mesothelioma, sued multiple defendants including companies where he had occupational exposure to asbestos, […]

Another Surveillance Success

Defense Litigation Group was recently retained to conduct surveillance on a former National Football League player making a multimillion dollar claim against a doctor that had performed surgery to help the player return to the field. According to the Complaint, the player had lost some use of extremities as a […]

DLG Recommended Reading: Workers’ Compensation Fraud

DLG investigators are experienced in workers’ compensation investigations and surveillance to help insurers get the information they need to distinguish legitimate claims from fraudulent claims. We recommend the following news article recently in the news about workers’ compensation fraud: “Oct. 16–A former New London police officer was arrested today and […]