Signs That You Might Have a Premises Liability Case

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If you have been injured on someone else’s property, it’s possible that you may have a premises liability case. Damages that can be claimed in a premises liability claim include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. There are a variety of signs which may indicate your eligibility for filing a personal injury […]

What Should You Do if You Have Been Harmed by a Defective Drug?

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Defective pharmaceuticals are an unfortunately common issue. If you or a loved one take any kind of medication regularly, it’s a good idea to know what to do if you find yourself harmed by a defective drug. Both prescription and over-the-counter drugs can be found to be defective, and the negative ramifications may vary depending […]

What to Do if You Were Arrested for DUI With a Kid in the Car

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If you are arrested for driving under the influence with a minor or child under the age of 15 in the vehicle, not only might you face normal DUI penalties, but you may also be charged with child endangerment and it could even result in loss of custody of the child. While loss of custody […]

Elements of Proving a Product Liability Claim

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If you or a loved one have been injured by a potentially defective product, it may help to know what goes into proving a product liability claim. There are multiple kinds of product defects to watch out for, and with each one of the available evidence may differ. In some cases it may be necessary […]

How Can Jury Selection Potentially Affect the Outcome of a Case?

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A jury is a group of 12 people responsible for evaluating evidence presented in court to decide whether an accused party is liable or not. A jury is filled by randomly selecting a handful of individuals from the relevant county with some form of government identification such as being registered to vote or having a […]

How to Fix or Replace Your Damaged Car After an Accident

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Figuring out how to replace a damaged car after an accident can be stressful, especially if you don’t know where to start. Factors like your own insurance, the other driver’s insurance, and liable parties can all influence the avenues through which someone may seek compensation. If you have insurance, it is likely your insurance provider […]

Signs My Car is No Longer Safe

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It can be hard to recognize the signs that a prized car paid for with hard-earned money may no longer be safe to drive. However, it’s important to maintain an awareness regarding the state of your vehicle. There are a variety of signs which may indicate that a vehicle should no longer be on the […]

Common Causes and Damages of Burn Injuries

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Burns can be extremely painful and may occur in a variety of situations. It’s important to remember that if you have suffered from a serious burn caused by another party’s negligence, you may be eligible to seek legal compensation for your damages. Although thermal burns caused by heat are the most commonly discussed, burns can […]

How to Talk to a Doctor After a Workplace Injury

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After a workplace injury, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation, commonly referred to as workers’ comp. Workers’ comp is designed to pay for any medical bills and lost wages which may occur due to a work injury or illness and protects the employer from liability, assuming negligence wasn’t involved. However, many workers’ comp plans […]

Negligence in Emergency Rooms

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When negligence occurs in an emergency room, the effects can be disastrous. Emergency room negligence is one type of medical malpractice for which a person can seek compensation if injured. Medical malpractice occurs when a health care professional, medical facility, or emergency room does not exercise a proper standard of care, which results in the […]

Who is Liable for a Truck Accident?

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There are often multiple parties involved in a truck accident, so it might help to understand a little bit about how liability works in a truck accident if you find yourself involved with one. In many cases there is the truck driver, the standard passenger vehicle driver, and potentially a trucking company, not to mention […]

Consequences of Driver Distraction

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every day in the United States approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes reported to have involved a distracted driver. Distracted driving is a serious hazard that every driver is susceptible to. While it might not seem like a big […]

How Are Motorcycle Accidents Different From Car Accidents?

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It’s not surprising that motorcycle accidents and car accidents have significant differences. Due to the smaller size of motorcycles, lack of exterior protection, and lack of visibility to other vehicles, motorcycle accidents tend to be more severe with consequences ranging from injury to death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are 27 […]

How the Value of a Premises Liability Case is Determined

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The estimated value of any personal injury claim, including a premises liability case, may influence a person’s choice to pursue compensation. However, estimating the value of a claim is easier said than done. There are a variety of factors that go into calculating the value of a premises liability claim, and some of them may […]

What to Do if a Loved One Died in a Work-Related Accident

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When a loved one dies due to a work-related accident or injuries, it can be difficult to know how to move forward. Not only do families struggle with the emotional loss of someone they cared for and depended on, but the financial ramifications can be significant as well, especially if the deceased was the primary […]

Causes of Birth Injuries

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Birth injuries can include any kind of injury to a mother or child during the birthing process. Birth injuries can be temporary or cause long-lasting or even life-long damage. Although some forms of birth injury are unavoidable, it’s thought that nearly 50% of all birth injuries could be avoided with proper identification and planning, according […]

Should I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

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A person can file a wrongful death claim on behalf of a deceased loved one when their death arose from a situation that should have been avoidable, or as a result of negligence by another party. Not everyone can file a wrongful death claim, and the eligibility for filing one of these claims may vary […]

Injuries Associated With Premises Liability Claims

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Premises liability claims arise when a person or parties are injured on someone else’s premises due to conditions that should have reasonably been noticed and addressed beforehand. Some common examples of this include icy walkways, cracks in the sidewalk, lack of adequate signage, aggressive animals improperly secured, etc. In a premises liability claim, it may […]