Navigating your way through a roadway’s work zones can be challenging for even the most careful of drivers. In a work zone, speeds have slowed, the tempers of other drivers may be flaring, workers are moving about, heavy equipment is entering and exiting, and flaggers are signaling. It’s a lot to keep track of under the best of… Read More »
THE INSURANCE COMPANY OFFERED ME A SETTLEMENT. DO I STILL NEED TO HIRE A LAWYER? Don’t accept the insurance company’s initial settlement offer without consulting with an attorney first. If you do, you would certainly resolve your case in quick fashion but most likely end up with insufficient compensation for your medical bills and other damages.
We should always be conscious of the risks we take when operating cars and motorcycles. After all, we must always make an effort to equitably share the roads we travel, regardless of the vehicles we choose to get us to our destinations.
Unfortunately, a great number of people are injured on Scottish roads each year. The most recent statistics have shown that in 2013 there were 183,670 road traffic accidents reported to the police. There were 21,657 people seriously injured and 1,713 road deaths. Although road casualty numbers have fallen over time through things such as seat belt legislation and… Read More »
When an accident involving a motorcycle happens, it’s often a knee-jerk reaction to blame the motorcyclist. We assume they had to be speeding, weaving, or otherwise operating unsafely. Many motorists simply assume that a motorcycle is inherently dangerous, and the rider simply has to be at fault. This is not true.
Expecting a baby is an exciting time for moms, dads, and their loved ones. Many mothers-to-be make sacrifices to help ensure the health of their baby, by quitting smoking, not drinking alcohol, cutting back on caffeine, and giving up deli meat. Some even go the extra distance by exercising regularly, getting plenty of rest, and attending childbirth classes.… Read More »
Sadly, thousands of people are injured each year on UK roads due to vehicle collisions and other road traffic accidents each year with many obtaining life-changing injuries.
In the first few moments after any kind of accident — bicycle, car, or motorcycle — things can be best described as “chaotic.” There’s a lot going on and having just been in an accident, there’s some sensory overload. It’s easy to forget things, and these are usually what gets lost in the mix.
As part of the Autumn statement last year, Chancellor George Osborne made the announcement that major changes affecting whiplash personal injury claims were to be implemented by the government. The impetus behind the proposed changes is to tackle what is believed to be a ‘compensation culture’ sweeping the UK. The changes are largely backed by the insurance industry.… Read More »
Often figuring among the most complex lawsuits, medical malpractice cases are difficult to identify and pursue. The circumstantial and legal yardsticks are rigid in such cases. There is a lot of ambiguity regarding the parameters of sub-standard medical care. Under such circumstances there a few key points that can help one determine the viability of a medical malpractice case,… Read More »