Common Damages in Chemical Spill Accidents

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Chemical spills are dangerous situations that can result in a wide variety of damages for the people affected by the spill or exposure to chemicals. When an employer uses any kind of potentially hazardous chemical in their business, they are legally required to have an adequate spill plan in place and to provide training for […]

Should You Report a Truck Driver Exhibiting Erratic Behavior?

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If you find yourself sharing the road with an 18-wheeler or other big truck exhibiting erratic and potentially dangerous behavior, what should you do? Should you report the driver? If so, to who? Should you wait until you arrive at your destination or pull off the road to call the police? These are common and […]

What Happens When an Object is Left in the Body After Surgery (RSB)?

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Retained surgical bodies (RSB) refer to any foreign object left inside a patient’s body after surgery that should not be there. RSB or items left inside the body after surgery is a common form of medical malpractice and can include items such as sponges, towels, wires, and operating tools. According to Medical News Today, studies […]

What is a Breach of Duty in a Car Accident Case?

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Car accidents are stressful, dangerous, and often expensive. It can be difficult to know where to start in building a case against the driver who caused the accident in order to seek compensation for damages, but a good place to start is by proving that a breach of duty of care occurred. A breach of […]

Insurance Red Flags to Watch Out For

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Dealing with insurance companies can be tricky. When considering that denying and reducing as many claims as possible is how insurance companies make money, this is no surprise. Insurance bad faith is a legal term used to refer to the unjust actions of an insurance company in which a fair claim is denied or reduced, […]

What is Tire Tread Separation?

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Tire tread separation occurs when the belts underneath a tire’s tread separate from the casing or body of the tire. Tread separation can result in severely dangerous accidents and tire blow-outs which can cause a driver to lose control. Old or overused tires, reckless driving, potholes, and poor tire repairs can all cause tire tread […]

How to Document the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident

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After a serious injury occurs, it’s important to take the time to document the scene where it happened. Whether the injury occurred after a car accident, work accident, or another situation, pictures, videos, and records supporting the facts of the situation are invaluable to building an effective personal injury claim. If the victim of a […]

How Do I Know if My Case is Worth Taking to Court?

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Filing a lawsuit sounds like a headache, and the perceived cost of hiring an attorney doesn’t generally inspire people to want to take their case to court. However, in situations where someone was seriously injured or sustained significant financial damage, it’s probably worth at least considering filing a claim. Additionally, it may help to note […]

Common Injuries of Electric Scooter Accidents

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Electric scooters or E-scooters have become increasingly popular, especially in urban environments where driving a car everywhere isn’t feasible due to traffic or lack of space on the road. These scooters provide an affordable, eco-friendly alternative to other modes of transportation. However, it’s important to note that they come with inherent dangers that haven’t been […]

What is a Credit Card or Collection Lawsuit?

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If you owe money to a credit card company and are delinquent on your payments, you could find yourself facing a credit card or debt collection lawsuit. This type of lawsuit is filed against you by the credit card company in order to try to recover from you the money that you owe. Credit card […]

What to Do if You Are Arrested for Protesting

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First, it’s important to know that under the First Amendment, citizens are allowed to gather together and express their views through protest. However, the government is also allowed to apply some specific restrictions to protests. If you feel that your rights have been violated, it’s important to write down everything that happened exactly as you […]

How to Know if an Injury Occurred Due to Product Defect or User Error

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When you are injured by a product it can be hard to know whether the injury occurred due to user error or a defect in the product. Some products should be reasonably safe for a consumer to use with very little instruction. Other products contain innate hazards and rely at least partially on the competency […]

How to Know When to File a Sexual Harassment in The Workplace Lawsuit

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Sexual harassment is upsetting and disconcerting when it occurs. It can be difficult to know what officially counts as sexual harassment as well as when you should file a sexual harassment lawsuit. There are a variety of behaviors, some of which might surprise you, which count as sexual harassment. It should be noted that sexual […]

When is it Time to Consider Bankruptcy?

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If you are feeling harassed by bill collectors or credit card companies, it might be time to consider filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a type of court proceeding in which a judge examines the assets and liabilities of a person filing for bankruptcy to decide if that person’s debts should be discharged; in other words, […]

Who is Liable for Injuries Occurring in a Rideshare Accident?

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Being involved in a car accident and trying to recover from it both physically and financially is already a stressful and often complicated process, and can be even more so when the accident involved a rideshare or car service vehicle. Many residents of crowded cities prefer to use ridesharing services to get around rather than […]

How Do Attorneys Investigate an 18 Wheeler Accident?

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Collisions involving 18 wheelers often result in costly damages, severe injuries, and a higher chance of fatalities than other common accidents on the road. Big truck collisions can be devastating when they occur. It’s important that you have an experienced attorney on your side to investigate the accident, as there is a variety of evidence […]

Common Injuries in Car Accidents

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In a collision with another vehicle, some injuries are more common than others, and have the potential to be severe. It’s important to seek medical attention immediately after a collision, even if you don’t feel hurt. Many types of injuries sustained in a car accident may not be felt until days or even weeks after […]

How is the Value of a Car Accident Case Decided?

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After a collision, finances are an understandable concern with medical bills, rehabilitation costs, property damage, and pain and suffering damages to be accounted for. Understandably, it can be hard to estimate the value of a car accident case, and a variety of factors go into evaluating a collision victim’s potential compensation. The victim of a […]