What’s In The News?

Everyday there are auto accidents and news related to personal injury. Here are some of the most important news and press releases from The Schafer Law Office that will help you stay informed, be aware and keep you safe while on the road.

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Study Showed Seven Ways To Enhance Jury Trial Process

In a study conducted by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, seven concepts were tested to see if they enhanced the jury trial process. The project tests began in October 2005 and ran through April 2008. They studied 50 civil jury trials and reviewed the survey results. The surveys were submitted by 434 jurors, 86 lawyers … Continued


Category: General
Published: 10/07/08

New Warning Systems To Help Prevent Auto Accidents

There are several new systems that are coming on the market that will help prevent accidents while driving. The technology is very advanced and not available for every make and model of car, but it will soon become an industry standard. This new phase of technology has been created to help prevent accidents. Many of … Continued

Car Collision

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 10/06/08

Medicare Fraud May Make Medicare Reductions More Difficult

Medicare apparently has over $92 million in fraudulent bills since 2000. The billing was done under the name of doctors who had been dead for as long as five years according to reports of investigators. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was advised of the problem approximately six years ago. It looks like the problem has not … Continued


Category: Medical
Published: 07/10/08

Plasma Disc Decompression

Plasma Disc Decompression is described as a new option for people who have suffered a back injury, usually a bulging or herniated disc, in a car accident. If an accident victim has not responded to conservative care in the past, back surgery was the only option. These surgeries include spinal fusions. The results cannot be guaranteed, and the … Continued

Back Injuries

Category: Medical
Published: 07/04/08