Category Archives: Articles

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. 

How Law Firms Use Analytics to Predict Personal Injury Claims

By | April 24, 2016

When a client approaches a law firm with a personal injury case, it can be difficult to calculate the case’s value. Judgments can vary in both duration and award, even within the same jurisdiction. With years of experience, an attorney can become proficient at predicting the outcome of any case, but often that comes after numerous bad guesses… Read More »

Will the Trend in Auto Recalls Continue?

By | April 24, 2016

2015 was the year of the auto recall. It was a year that witnessed so many car recalls, that it almost became the norm. But why and more just as importantly should we be concerned about more recalls to come? Actually, a number of factors have come together that explain why 2015 was the year of the recall.… Read More »

5 Benefits of Trademark Registration

By | April 24, 2016

Trademarks are critical legal protections for businesses seeking to retain the integrity of their brands. Neglecting to obtain a trademark can enable competitors to more closely imitate your work or even prevent you from marketing your products and services beyond state lines. To prevent competitors from duplicating the originality of your work and undermining your rights, obtaining a… Read More »

I Finally Got My Settlement: Now What?

By | April 19, 2016

Personal injury accidents can be life changing. After dealing with the physical and emotional aspects of your injury, you still have a long road ahead when it comes to settling your claim. Whether it has resolved in settlement or receiving judgment from a trial, you may have to wait a period of time before receiving your benefits. While… Read More »

5 reasons Why child custody orders are important

By | April 13, 2016

One of the most important features of developing a parenting plan is turning that arrangement into a child custody order.

Why You Must Pay Attention to the Statute of Limitations in Your Personal Injury Case

By | April 12, 2016

Personal injury law, or tort law, empowers an injured person to go to civil court and get legal remedy for damages and injuries received in an incident or accident caused by someone else’s negligence. It allows the injured to get compensated financially, when he or she has been hurt by someone else’s faulty or deliberate actions.