While you do not need a lawyer to make a workers’ comp claim, it is always a good idea to at least speak to an attorney to obtain some legal advice about your claim. If you suffered a serious injury where you may be permanently disabled, of if a family member died in a work accident, definitely speak to a lawyer as soon as possible.
How do you determine fault in a motorcycle accident? When a biker is hit by a car, he or she should never speak to the car driver’s insurance agent before first speaking to an attorney.
What happens if a person causes a car accident while texting and driving, or from other forms of distracted driving?
There are time limits in every state to file a personal injury lawsuit, but Louisiana has an even shorter time period called a prescription period. Watch this Louisiana attorney explain more.
Do you really need to hire a lawyer after a car accident? In some cases, yes, in some cases, no. However, almost all car accident attorneys offer free consultations. There’s no reason not to speak to a lawyer to get some legal advice, then deciding whether you want to retain the lawyer or go at it on your own.
There is evidence to suggest that talc, and talcum powder, may be a direct cause of ovarian cancer. Any woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer who uses talcum powder products should speak to a lawyer about their legal options. There is evidence to suggest the manufacturers knew of this information but did nothing to discontinue the product or warn consumers about the risks.
Seatbelts are supposed to keep us safe in a car accident. However, defective seatbelts that fail when we need them most can actually cause greater injuries to a person in a passenger vehicle. When this occurs, the car retailer and manufacturer may be liable to victims.
Premises liability law is that property owners owe a duty of care to the people they invite onto their properties. They have a duty to make sure the property is safe and free from hazards. When owners breach this duty and a person is hurt as a result, liability will incur.
Infections occur in hospitals at an alarming rate. Is this just a regular consequence of running a hospital, or is it caused by medical malpractice?
Some people are able to recover from a traumatic brain injury, although some people may live with the injury and symptoms for the rest of their lives. However, there is hope for people with TBIs to be able to live the best quality of life possible.