Interview: The Hidden Effects of Brain Injuries

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Brain injuries change lives forever, for both the victims and their loved ones. In this interview, attorney John Romano explains the struggles and challenges faced by those dealing with a TBI. Topics covered in this interview: How does life change after a brain injury? Do brain injuries cause symptoms that the general public doesn’t notice? […]

Legal Brief: Veteran Disability Benefits

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Veterans living with a service-related disability can seek compensation under a system called veterans compensation. However, as disability attorney Marc Whitehead explains, this process is not always as easy as it should be. Marc Whitehead can be contacted at 888-367-1611. Video transcript: I’m Leslie Rhode for AskTheLawyers.com™, and this is an AskTheLawyers.com™ legal brief. According […]

Interview: Is Debt Settlement Right For You?

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Debt settlement is one solution for overcoming your financial stresses. Is it the right solution for you? In this interview with David Shuster, he explains that debt settlement can be a good solution for many people in debt. He warns to make sure you’re dealing with a legitimate organization/professional. David can be reached at 888-365-0921. […]

Case Story: Defective Auto Parts Cause TBI

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In this video, attorney John Romano explains a case he handled where the seatbacks in a car failed, leading to a brain injury for one of the passengers. When the victim eventually received her Master’s degree, the defense tried to use this as evidence against the severity of the injury. Contact the attorney directly: 888-981-1050 […]

Forklift Accident Victim Receives $7 Million Judgment

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Forklift accidents can cause permanent and fatal injuries. They can also be prevented if site managers obey regulations and take basic safety precautions. This legal brief features attorney Michael Warshauer, who recently recovered a $7 million judgment on behalf of a warehouse worker who lost a leg in a forklift accident. Michael Warshauer can be […]

Legal Brief: Why Do Black Women Have More Birth Complications?

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Compared to white women, black women have higher rates of complications during birth. These result in injuries to both the mother and the baby. This legal brief features Lyle Griffin Warshauer, a personal injury lawyer who has years of experience handling cases involving birth injuries. She says that there are a number of factors that […]

Interview: Could You Have an Undiagnosed Brain Injury?

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Sometimes, people who sustain traumatic brain injuries have no idea that they have them. In fact, a head injury isn’t even necessary to sustain brain damage. A sudden jolt to the body can cause a brain injury that is never diagnosed. In this interview, David Klibaner explains how you can tell if you or someone […]

Interview: What is ERISA?

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Insurance companies might sound friendly on the phone. Keep in mind that they are not your friend. They are designed to save themselves money whenever possible, even if that means leaving their claimants high and dry. Stephen Nagle is the founder of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates. He is based in Austin, TX and devotes […]

Interview: What Every Worker Needs to Know About Workers’ Comp

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While workers’ comp serves an essential purpose: provide compensation to injured workers when they cannot perform their jobs. However, the system doesn’t always work as well as it should. In this video, attorney Sarah E. Stottlemeyer, partner at Stottlemyer & Associates, LLC, explains how workers can successfully navigate the workers’ compensation system. Contact her directly […]

Interview: Georgia Texting While Driving Laws

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According to Georgia texting while driving laws, are you allowed to use your phone while behind the wheel? What are the consequences and penalties? What happens if you’re involved in a car accident, and you suspect the other driver was checking their phone when the accident occurred? We spoke to car accident attorney Kathy McArthur […]

Interview: Child Support Across State Lines

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After divorce, child support, and child visitation orders are drawn up, what happens if one parent moves out of state? Family law attorney Kelli Hooper explains how this could change child support orders, depending on the family’s situation. Topics covered in this interview: Common legal issues when one person moves to a different state after […]

Interview: How Two Data Breaches Exposed Information for Over 912,000,000 Consumers

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Data breaches for Quest Diagnostics and First Americans compromised over 912,000,000 million consumers combined. In this interview, Brian Chase explains what you can do if you suspect that your data was breached. Topics covered in this interview: What happened with the First American and Quest Diagnostics data breaches? What sort of data was breached? How […]

Interview: What Should You Do After a Scaffolding Accident?

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The decisions you make after a scaffolding injury can have serious repercussions on your recovery. In this video, attorney Michael Greenspan explains what an injured worker should do after a scaffolding accident. Topics covered in this video: What do New York labor laws say about scaffolding accidents? How often do scaffolding accidents occur? What types […]

Interview: What Happens When You File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

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What happens when you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy? In this video, bankruptcy lawyer David Shuster explains what you can expect if you’re considering filing for Chapter 7. Topics covered in this video: Why is there a stigma against filing for bankruptcy? How do people feel after their first meeting with a bankruptcy lawyer? How […]

After Fall, Roofer with Brain Injury Receives $24.8M Verdict

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While working, a roofer fell through a skylight and suffered many injuries, including fractures and a traumatic brain injury. His lawyers said that his employers should have added more safety precautions at the worksite. The worker won a verdict of nearly $25 million. Attorney Kenneth Rothweiler said he was pleased with the verdict. Video Transcript: […]

Case Story: Wrongful Death of Oil Rig Worker

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All employers, including owners of oil rigs, have a responsibility to keep their workers safe. These companies have significant resources, and any lapse in safety is not acceptable. In this video, attorney Grant Lawson explains a case he handled where an oil field worker died on site. He filed a lawsuit that ended in a […]

Interview: Defective 3M Military Earplugs

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What went wrong with the defective 3M military earplugs? We spoke with Merrida Coxwell, an injury attorney who receives multiple calls every day from military service men and women asking about their legal options. Many veterans have filed lawsuits claiming that 3M’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) failed to protect their ears from loud […]

Interview: What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death in America. More than 250,000 people die in the United States every year due to a preventable medical error. What are you supposed to do after something goes wrong in the delivery room? How can you tell if it was negligence, or just an operation […]