Category Archives: Personal Injury

The Alphabet Soup of Highway Safety

By | May 22, 2015

When the head of a federal agency recently pledged to double down on the problem of Triple D on the highway, he wasn’t referring to Guy Fieri’s road trips in search of diners, drive-ins and dives. Dr. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was talking about the three D’s of preventable accidents: Drunk driving, Distracted driving, and Drowsy driving.

Three Keys to Determining Fault in an Automobile Accident

By | December 9, 2011

Determining who is at fault in your automobile accident can have a greater impact on your financial life than you might even be aware. Not only are there future insurance implications on the line, but the actual damages you’ll be liable for as a result of the accident will be directly impacted. That’s why it’s important to know… Read More »

I Slipped and Fell — But Who’s Liable?

By | July 8, 2011

It can be one of the worst and most embarrassing situations you find yourself in: you slip on a sidewalk, step through a crack, or fall in the middle of a store or restaurant. Aside from personal injury – which can last a long time, if not a lifetime – there is the emotional pain of embarrassment, not… Read More »

Why You Need To Know the Legal Ramifications of Dog Bites

By | June 23, 2011

As a dog owner, it can be easy to be naïve in the ways of the law. After all, a dog owner can be preoccupied with ensuring that their dog has a healthy and proper lifestyle – dog training can be exhaustive work, after all. But when focusing on a dog’s behavior gets to the point that you… Read More »

Do You Make These Common Motorcycle Accident Mistakes?

By | June 3, 2011

When it comes to mistakes being made on the motorcycle, it’s probably fair to say there are no “small” mistakes. Sure, you might have left your radio on too loud when you parked it and had to turn it down again when you start it –but that’s not the kind of mistake we’re talking about here.  Instead, we’re… Read More »

Five Biggest Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

By | May 27, 2011

It’s one of the most frightening things imaginable: a person, largely unprotected against the elements on a motorcycle and traveling high speeds, encounters a dangerous accident that harms their limbs, causes internal injuries, or worse. Motorcycle accidents are rightly one of the scariest scenarios we can encounter, but surprisingly few of us put in the care and attention… Read More »

The Finger Pointing Game – Determining Fault in an Auto Accident

By | May 20, 2011

Determining fault in an auto accident can be a little bit like playing “cops and robbers” as a kid – you start wondering “who got who first.” But even though this can, at times, seem like a childish game, it’s important to remember just how crucial the question of fault is in an auto accident – after all,… Read More »

Been Injured in a Car Accident – Now What?

By | May 18, 2011

It’s certainly no way to start the day.  Many of us will use our cars every single day, using them to help us run errands, commute, visit loved ones, and generally get us from A to B without much thought.  But when you get in a car accident, the privilege of driving we all take for granted suddenly… Read More »

Top Five Mistakes People Make After An Auto Accident

By | May 16, 2011

Getting in a car accident can be a scary thing.  Heck, it can be downright shell-shocking, an experience you never forget.  One minute you’re going along with your day the same as you would any old day and another minute, you’re wondering what’s happened. This all-too-common experience is part of the risk we take when we use the… Read More »

Bad Dog – Dog Bites and Owner Liability

By | May 11, 2011

We’ve all been there – whether we had a paper route as a kid, we work as a mailman as an adult, or simply have taken a friendly neighborhood stroll once in a while, we’ve encountered a dog that didn’t particularly like us.  In fact, some of these dogs can really be quite scary, even if many of… Read More »