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.
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 »
During the 2015 legislative session, Governor Jerry Brown signed several new traffic-related laws, covering everything from hit-and-runs to earbuds, which went into effect as soon as the ball dropped for 2016. Since these laws affect virtually everyone on the road – from motorists to skateboarders – it is important that you familiarize yourself with them. Here are the… Read More »
Automobile safety mechanisms are getting more advanced by the day. However ,the same cannot be said about driving skills. Most accidents occur due to lack of control or rash driving. Car collisions can have minor or deadly consequences. In either case the victim stands to receive due compensation from the perpetrator. The at-fault driver stands to pay for… Read More »
The overwhelming majority of parents would do anything to keep their children safe. Unfortunately, accidents do happen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 300 kids up to age 19 are treated in U.S. emergency rooms every day for burn injuries. Sadly, two children die each day as a result of a burn… Read More »
As you probably know, there is an infinite number of ways to become injured. Your injuries could be your own fault, or maybe something accidental and unforeseen. But perhaps you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. For example, maybe you sustained injuries in a car accident caused by another driver. Or you may have had… Read More »