13 May 2020
When you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck, the type of injuries you suffer is usually much more severe. You're also more likely to suffer a larger variety of injuries. For example, your knees might start to hurt after the accident, and your doctor might inform you that your knees are injured if you see a doctor shortly after the accident. Knee injuries can lead to a lifetime of rehabilitation and pain.
22 October 2019
When you file a personal injury lawsuit, a quick settlement is often what you want. The idea of going back and forth, especially when the other side is debating the legitimacy of your injury, is draining. Some injury suit defendants won't be keen on settling early, however. They'll use their legal representatives to cast doubt on your case and threaten the idea of going to court for a judge to decide what, if anything, you're owed.
1 August 2019
Have you been recently injured as a result of an accident that wasn't your fault? Are you hoping to get compensation for your injuries but are having a hard time convincing any insurance company of the merits of your claim? Although it might be in your best interests to be compensated as quickly as possible, it's better for the insurance company's bottom line if they don't have to pay out any claims to anyone.
23 May 2019
You might be surprised at the misinformation that persists in the area of car accidents and getting compensated. One of the most damaging is the thought that the insurance companies will take care of you after an accident. It can be infuriating to find out how these companies place delays, roadblocks, and outright denials in your path when you are trying to recover from your injuries. Read on to find out about some common car accident denial issues that you and your attorney may have to fight.
19 April 2019
The requirements under wrongful death law regarding who can pursue a claim leave a fairly narrow group of people who can file one or be the subject of one. If someone you cared about died and you believe something bad happened, here are the factors a lawyer will ask you to consider. Legal Standing Is Mostly About Family Relationships Legal standing, the idea of who even has the right to pursue damage, is the first thing you need to establish.
15 March 2019
Semi-truck accidents can have serious consequences; when big rigs get into accidents, they tend to be big accidents. Understanding the reasons semi-trucks get into accidents can help you, as a regular driver, avoid getting into an accident with a semi-truck. #1 The Size of a Semi-Truck One reason semi-trucks get into accidents is because of their size. Semi-trucks weigh considerably more than a passenger vehicle. All that extra weight causes more serious damage when a semi-truck gets into an accident.
1 November 2018
Most women take extra special care of themselves throughout a pregnancy. It's only natural for the mother and other loved ones to feel protective of the baby and to do everything possible to ensure its safety. Unfortunately, pregnant women get in car accidents every day, and the harm done can range from minor to serious. Read on to learn more about the steps to take if you are hurt in a car wreck while pregnant.
1 November 2018
Most people are involved in at least one motor vehicle accident at some point in their lives. Whether your car is hit from behind by a semi truck while sitting at a stoplight or you hit a motorcycle splitting the lanes on the highway that you didn't see, it is vital you know what to do after an accident happens. Not just the basics of not fleeing the scene, getting as much information about the other driver as possible, and getting prompt medical care, but all of the other things necessary to later win a personal injury case if it comes down to one being necessary.
8 October 2018
If you own a park or public property that includes a playground for children, safety should be one of your top priorities. In fact, if a child is hurt on your playground equipment, you could face a personal injury lawsuit as a result. While you cannot prevent every accident, there are some things that you can do to minimize the chances of being found liable for the accidents that do occur.
4 September 2018
When most people think of personal injury attorneys, they envision cases involving car or motorcycle accidents and the injured party suing the person responsible for having hurt them in the crash due to no fault of their own. But what about other injuries, such as though suffered by a victim of crime—can you sue a party who has assaulted you? Here is a look at your rights if you have been physically injured at the hands of someone else.