According to the American Trucking Associations, nearly 70 percent of all the freight tonnage moved in the country goes on trucks. In short, the commercial trucking industry is the lifeline of the United States economy. However, commercial trucks are involved in more road crashes than any other type of vehicle due to their extensive time on the road.
Every year, the vast of majority of Americans will have some form of contact with a healthcare professional. The Centers for Disease Control puts that percentage at around 83 percent for adults and 92 percent for children.
Negligent or unjustified actions of a person can often lead to a wrongful death. These actions may include medical malpractice, road crashes, workplace accidents, and occupational illnesses. According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional injuries or accidents are the fourth most common cause of deaths in the United States. The data also shows that negligent… Read More »
In 1997, Doctor Tad Grenga was called into Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Virginia to attempt to reattach the hand of a construction worker who had severed his own right hand with a power saw. Since the patient had a long history of psychiatric problems, Dr. Grenga asked the second opinion of a psychiatrist to ensure that the… Read More »
Nowadays having any type of criminal record can significantly damage your future. From job security and loan approval, to college admittance and gun rights, your legal rights are extremely limited. So what can you do to restore your integrity?
For those of us that pay close attention to the news, it seems as though fraud is rampant in our country. There has been a steady stream of stories relating to corruption in the healthcare and financial industries, ranging from the recent $1 billion Medicare bust in Miami to the collective $36 billion a year in financial fraud… Read More »
Being involved in any type of car accident can be a scary and frustrating experience – especially when it wasn’t your fault. How many times have you driven down the freeway and had to swerve to avoid an object in the road? Or abruptly slow down to drive through an unavoidable pothole? If you’ve experienced harm – whether… Read More »
It’s no secret that the topic of drinking and driving is a point of contention. On one side, there are those who argue that every alcohol affects every individual differently, dui check points are a clear invasion of privacy, and not everyone who drinks and drives once is acting with malicious intent. Others argue that there should be… Read More »
From car accidents to injuries caused by medical malpractice, serious injuries affect the lives of millions of Americans every year. In Florida alone, statistics show that there have been over 173,000 injuries of various kinds so far in 2016.
Have a car with serious mechanical issues? Cannot find others with same or similar issues? Don’t think that you cannot recover damages for a defective automobile. Thanks to consumer advocates, we have what is commonly known as “lemon laws” to protect people from vehicles that keep breaking down.