Category Archives: Personal Injury

Four Crucial Things to Know About Defective Drugs and Lawsuits

By | August 9, 2016

Unsuspecting people falling victim to injuries due to the use of dangerous and/or defective drugs is a harsh reality that not often spoken about. Even though such cases are rare (fortunately), they aren’t unheard of. Imagine this: You’re not feeling well, so you see a doctor and buy the prescribed medicines – only to realize that more misery… Read More »

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Falling Prey to Medical Malpractice

By | August 4, 2016

One of the worst things to happen to anyone is becoming a victim of medical malpractice. Whether it is an overlook in the diagnosis, an erroneous prescription, or a botched surgery, even a slight mistake in conducting medical procedures can cause the treatment take a turn for the worst. In the process, it is not only the unsuspecting… Read More »

Types of Evidence in Personal Injury Cases

By | August 3, 2016

In every type of case, a party must prove his or her claim to a certain standard. In civil cases the injured party must prove the elements of a claim by a preponderance of the evidence. This means that the party seeking relief must show that it is more likely than not that each element of the claim… Read More »

Motorcycle Insurance: Are You as Protected as You Think?

By | August 1, 2016

According to the most recent data available, there are approximately 8.4 million motorcycles registered in the U.S. The top five states are California, Florida, Texas, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, with all but the last claiming more than 400,000 registrations each. Whether your love affair with motorcycles began at a young age, was a forgone conclusion as an activity shared… Read More »

When Accidents Cause Brain Injury: Know Your Rights

By | July 31, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year in the United States, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the cause of death for around 30 percent of all injury deaths. Every day, 138 people are killed from injuries that include Traumatic Brain Injury. Those who do survive a TBI face effects that last anywhere from… Read More »

Reporting Unsafe Truck Driving: Steps Involved

By | July 28, 2016

Trucks are enormous in size and weigh about 20 – 30 times more than a car. As a result, the impact of collisions with trucks is disastrous. The injuries that the victims sustain from truck accidents may have long-term effects. In addition to extreme suffering, these injuries may lead to loss of wages as well. In severe cases,… Read More »

5 Things to Know About a Minor’s Personal Injury Claim

By | July 20, 2016

Fighting a personal injury claim is not easy. It becomes all the more stressful when you want to claim for injuries sustained by your young child. The distress and helplessness a parent experiences when his or her child suffers an injury due to the negligence of a third party is understandable. It is important that you seek justice… Read More »

What to Do if You Are in an Accident in a Work Vehicle? Who Pays?

By | July 6, 2016

Auto accident cases hinge on determining who or what was responsible for an accident. Typically, the answer is a negligent driver, rough roadway conditions, or factors outside of your control. Accidents involving company or work vehicles, however, raise many questions regarding fault, responsibility, liability, insurance, and workers’ compensation. When you are involved in a car accident in a… Read More »

Uber Accidents, Liability, and Insurance Coverage

By | July 5, 2016

Over the past decade, transportation network companies (TNCs), also referred to as rideshare companies, have undergone tremendous growth. Once a humble San Francisco-based startup, Uber is now one of the most successful companies, not just in the rideshare industry but the whole world, with more than $50 billion in value and operations in over 66 countries and 449… Read More »

Important Records to Obtain After a Truck Accident

By | July 5, 2016

Truck accidents are highly catastrophic in nature. The impacts are so severe that these accidents leave the victims too flabbergasted to follow the necessary steps. Several injuries and fatalities result from these accidents.