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Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer: Eight Things That You Need to Consider First!

By | May 23, 2016

Dependable personal injury lawyers can be lifesavers, enabling individuals who have been involved in accidents to rebuild their lives by helping them secure compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, emotional distress, and more. That being said, finding a personal injury lawyer who is knowledgeable, experienced, and trustworthy can be a challenge – especially when there are so many… Read More »

Dilapidated NYC Playgrounds Are Injuring Children

By | May 23, 2016

A number of New York City’s playgrounds are falling into disrepair, and children are paying the price. In the last several years, story after story has detailed the gruesome injuries that strike without warning in New York’s public play areas. 

Predicting a Divorce Storm

By | May 23, 2016

While you may be surprised when your spouse states he or she wants a divorce, there were likely dark clouds in the horizon, pointing to an approaching cold front. According to a recent survey, by Northside Counseling, there are 10 common behaviors which indicate divorce winds are blowing.  Although not a clinical study, the survey results did appear… Read More »

How to Reduce the Risk of Dog Bites by Training Kids to be Cautious

By | May 19, 2016

No one likes to see adults or children bitten and injured by dogs. However, the vast majority of dog bite incidents can be avoided with some educational training about dog behavior, as well as training to help children and non-owners recognize the warning signs to further reduce the risk of accidental dog bites.

How to Begin Your Bus Accident Lawsuit

By | May 13, 2016

Busses are considerably larger than normal cars, and that means that bus accidents are considerably larger than car accidents. Even when non-fatal, a collision from a bus can cause considerable damage to your vehicle, not to mention immeasurable pain and suffering. 

Immigration Myths and Misinformation

By | May 11, 2016

Immigration is a prominent issue in the upcoming 2016 presidential election. Not surprisingly, Republicans and Democrats fall on opposite ends of the “how to solve the immigration problem” spectrum. Donald Trump labeled a large swath of Mexican immigrants as criminals and pledges to build a wall along the southern border. He plans to ramp up deportations and remove… Read More »

What to Do When You’re the Victim in a Texting-and-Driving Accident

By | May 6, 2016

While the vast majority of states now ban texting and driving, it still takes place every day. In fact, personal injury attorneys often deal with automobile accident cases caused by distracted driving. Since texting while driving is often illegal in the area where an accident happens, attorneys have increasingly been able to use the behavior as a way to… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Alternative Sentencing

By | May 4, 2016

Incarceration is a hot topic in America, and for good reason — according to the Prison Policy Initiative, the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with more than 2 million people locked up in state and federal prisons and local jails. That means the U.S. is responsible for roughly 22 percent of the world’s… Read More »

What Steps Should You Take After a Truck Accident

By | May 4, 2016

A truck accident is quite different from any other road mishaps because the damages caused in 18-wheeler accidents are far worse. With possibilities of lives being lost, the complications and costs of big rig accidents go far beyond the initial damages that meet the eye.

How the NHTSA Has Become a Great Witness for Product Liability Litigation

By | May 1, 2016

Product liability? Very difficult claim to prove. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has definitely helped many plaintiffs make their case. Most namely, the NHTSA has investigated many product liability claims involving the manufacturing of automobiles.