Entries by JSMT Media

Two stories shine spotlight on dangers of preventable medical errors

As lawyers who have represented hundreds of medical malpractice victims, we’re acutely aware of the dangers associated with the hundreds of thousands of preventable medical errors committed by health care professionals in the United States each year. That’s why our interest was piqued by two troubling articles that recently appeared in the Washington Post. The first:  A dog bite sent […]

TV Law is Easy, We Win the Tough Ones in the Real World

Series featuring lawyers have been a staple on television since the first set flickered to life decades ago. Along with attracting millions of viewers, the shows shaped America’s perception of the criminal justice system. For instance, according to TV, crimes were committed, investigations conducted, and trials held in an hour, minus 14 minutes of commercials. […]

New York Times investigation: Breathalyzer test results can’t be trusted

It’s a tradition here in the Valley and across the country: every weekend people climb into their cars and drive to their favorite restaurants, bars, and nightclubs to eat, dance, hang out with friends and yes, drink. Later in the evening some of those people will participate in another American tradition: taking a breathalyzer test […]

Legally Speaking on WFMJ Today: Fans suing NFL over blown calls

In this episode of Legally Speaking on WFMJ Today, Managing Partner David Betras discusses the lawsuits filed against the NFL by fans distressed over the blown pass interference call that marred the 2018 NFC Championship game between the L.A. Rams and the New Orleans Saints. You may view the segment on our YouTube channel or […]

School Daze safety tips for drivers, students, and parents

Kids are returning to school across the Buckeye State, so we’re going to be offering school bus safety tips for drivers, kids, and parents throughout the week. Let’s start with a refresher course for drivers… This infographic below illustrates when drivers must stop for school buses that are picking up or dropping off students. Along […]