Category Archives: Personal Injury

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 »

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.

Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Truck Driver Testing

By | April 7, 2016

One of the most domestically significant industries is in constant need of employees. Commercial trucking has been estimated as having a driver shortage of roughly 35,000 to 40,000 people, with trucking companies needing to recruit nearly 100,000 new drivers a year over the next decade to match U.S. freight needs. Great news for people looking for work, and… Read More »

Making a Claim for a Car Accident in Wales

By | April 7, 2016

Unfortunately, each year many people are injured on Welsh roads. These include car drivers, passengers, cyclists, pedestrians and public transport users. The consequences can be extremely serious for someone involved in a car accident. Even a common injury such as whiplash can be painful and severely interfere with the injured person’s work and social life. The impact of… Read More »

7 Essential Things to Consider Before Hiring a Truck Accident Lawyer

By | April 1, 2016

The number of truck accidents increases every year. Owing to the large size of trucks, the consequences of the crashes usually turn out to be disastrous and, in many cases, fatal. Several factors contribute to a truck accident, some which include violation of road safety regulations, improperly loaded trucks, driver fatigue, poor maintenance of trucks and so on. 

Commercial Trucks Can Be Dangerous if They’re Moving or Parked

By | March 31, 2016

If you think about the dangers posed by commercial trucks, you probably think about a large truck, speeding, weaving in and out of travel lanes with perhaps a drowsy or fatigued driver behind the wheel. What you probably don’t think about are the dangers of a commercial truck parked in the wrong place at the wrong time. Just… Read More »