Category Archives: Personal Injury

Car Accidents and Wrongful Death – What You Need to Know Before Filing a Lawsuit

By | November 19, 2015

Every year more than 30,000 people are killed by car accidents in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is equivalent to one car accident wrongful death every 12 minutes. Although NHTSA reports a 3.1 percent decline in the numbers from the previous year, the Fatality Analysis Reporting System indicates that over 32,000 people… Read More »

Can You Sue If You Are Hit By a Baseball?

By | October 20, 2015

It’s a fun night out with some friends catching the game for your local major league baseball team. You’re enjoying watching your favorite players, with a tasty hot dog in hand. Unfortunately, danger lurks, even in a place as seemingly safe as the ballpark. Foul balls happen all the time, but every once in a while they end… Read More »

The Pros and Cons of a Personal Injury Case

By | October 19, 2015

Introduction If you have been injured in an accident, you may be able to bring what is called a personal injury action against those individual(s) who caused your injuries. When deciding whether or not to bring a case against those who caused or partially caused your personal injuries, there are several factors you should consider. One important thing… Read More »

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 »