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 »
In order to successfully negotiate a full and fair settlement, you need to learn the process and terminology associated with personal injury claims. Otherwise, the insurance adjuster may use their expertise to intimidate or frustrate you into accepting a settlement much lower than your claim is worth. We’ve covered the basics below so you can empower yourself with… Read More »
Losing a family member is a traumatizing experience, particularly if the death occurs as the result of someone’s negligence or a willful act of violence. In addition to the enormous emotional burden the remaining family members must carry, there can be devastating financial repercussions as well, particularly if the decedent was the primary bread winner.
If you have injured yourself in a truck accident, regardless of whether you are the driver of the truck, driver of another vehicle, a pedestrian or a bicyclist, there are high chances of your being entitled to get a compensation. You can bring a legal claim against the other involved parties even if you are partly involved.
It is one thing to take responsibility for your own actions going wrong, but enduring anguish because of someone else’s recklessness is another ball game altogether. If you have been injured as a result of another person’s negligence, you have the legal right to receive compensation for your pain and losses. As a victim, you may want to… Read More »