Category Archives: Personal Injury

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. 

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. 

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 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 »

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 »