Access to Justice

Sokolove Law Interviewed for The National Defense at National VFW Convention

August 14, 2014

During the 2014 VFW National Convention in St. Louis, MO, I had a second opportunity to speak with host Randy Miller on the VFW Talk Radio show, The National Defense. Sokolove Law was honored to be a returning sponsor of the convention – our presence there not only allows us to spread awareness and educate… Read More

The Balancing Act® Airing on Lifetime Television Interviews Sokolove Law

August 12, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to appear as a guest on The Balancing Act® airing on Lifetime Television®. I was there to be interviewed by the show’s host, Olga Villaverde, on the topic of mesothelioma and legal rights for victims and their families. With 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed each year, it is an… Read More

FDA Rejects Wider Use of Dangerous Blood-thinner Xarelto

August 11, 2014

Xarelto Lawsuits on the Rise Lawsuits alleging irreversible, serious, and fatal bleeding events are mounting against the makers of the blood-thinning drug Xarelto®, also known as rivaroxaban.  A German newspaper recently reported that Bayer AG is beginning to face its first U.S. lawsuits over the drug, with nearly 10 cases filed so far in 2014…. Read More

Ricky LeBlanc to Appear on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television

August 7, 2014

Sokolove Law to Appear on The Balancing Act® on Lifetime Television, Friday, August 8 at 7 a.m. ET/PT With 3,000 cases of mesothelioma diagnosed every year, it is important to me to educate as many people as possible about the dangers of asbestos exposure. As such, it is a privilege to appear on The Balancing… Read More

Railroad Workers Suffer High Risk of Mesothelioma

August 6, 2014

U.S. railroad workers built a system for safe, economical transport of people and goods from coast to coast. Unfortunately, their working conditions were not completely safe. Brakemen, switchmen, boilermen, machinists, and other railroad workers were at risk of regular asbestos exposure. According to a national study, railroad workers are among the groups of American workers… Read More

Multi-Million Dollar Settlements Help Victims & Families in Birth Injury Cases

August 4, 2014

Every expectant mother, and every proud father-to-be, dreams of having a healthy child. Families are often stunned to learn that their child is disabled as a result of a birth injury. Injuries at birth can often cause cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, and other serious conditions. The cost of ongoing medical care and therapy for the… Read More

State Sues Nursing Home for Neglect

August 4, 2014

31-Year-Old Patient Dies from Complications of Untreated Pressure Sore When the family of a paraplegic spina bifida patient took him home for a weekend visit from Oakwood Nursing and Rehabilitation, a nursing home in Arlington, TX, they were disturbed to find a “golf ball sized ulcer” in his groin area. Commonly known as bedsores, or… Read More

Low-T Drugs May Increase Risk of Deadly Blood Clots

August 4, 2014

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will require manufacturers of drugs used to treat low testosterone (“Low-T”) to include a new warning on product labels about the risk of blood clots in the veins, or venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and pulmonary embolism (PE). The new… Read More

$39 Million Verdict in Fatal Ohio Motor Vehicle Accident

July 23, 2014

A $39 million verdict was awarded to the wife a construction worker killed in a motor vehicle accident on an interstate near Richfield, Ohio. This huge verdict puts companies on notice that putting profits ahead of safety can have significant consequences. Accident cases like these are being prosecuted around the country and victims may stand… Read More

Stockbrokers Who Failed Exams More Likely to Commit Fraud

July 15, 2014

Consumers beware: if your stockbroker failed the securities exam more than once, he or she is 3 times more likely to lie, give bad investment advice, mismanage funds entrusted to them, or even commit outright fraud and theft. When the Wall St. Journal analyzed the results of securities exams of over 51,000 stockbrokers, they discovered… Read More