Category Archives: Must Reads

What Are My rights After I’ve Been Rear-Ended By Someone That Was Read-Ended?

By | March 27, 2017

Rear-End Collisions are quite common in motorist accidents.  In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 40% of all accidents that occur every year (6 million) are attributed to rear-ended collisions. Drivers have been growing increasingly distracted while driving – texting being a major distraction for many drivers. Rear-end vehicle claims can be quite complex… Read More »

Understanding Landowner Liability In California

By | March 27, 2017

One of the most persistent urban legends in premises liability law is the burglar who breaks into someone’s home, is injured, and sues the property owners. In a few cases, California landowners do owe a duty of care to trespassers, but such instances are quite limited. However, in most circumstances, landowners have more liability exposure than tortfeasors (negligent… Read More »

First Degree Murder Charges in Illinois

By | March 27, 2017

First degree murder is the most serious crime of homicide in Illinois. It is charged for the most egregious acts that result in another person’s death – often with prior contemplation, design, and preparation.

Pedestrian Accidents In Crosswalks in California

By | March 15, 2017

In a perfect world, pedestrians would always cross the street with the light between the lines of the crosswalk, and motorists would always stop behind the line and give these people plenty of room to walk. Alas, we do not live in a perfect world, which is why there are rules governing these situation. The first step to… Read More »

Medical Malpractice Extends to Pharmacists

By | March 15, 2017

A discussion of medical malpractice calls to mind extreme examples of physicians misdiagnosing terminal cancer or surgeons removing the wrong kidney. While instances such as these have occurred, there are other medical professionals whose mistakes can result in serious injury. Whether they are employed at hospitals, clinics, drugstores, grocery stores, or online/mail order companies, pharmacists have obligations to… Read More »

Understanding New York No-Fault Law

By | March 15, 2017

New York became a No-Fault state in 1970. No-Fault laws were enacted in New York in order to ensure that motor vehicle accident victims would be able to receive payment for medical expenses, lost wages and other incidental costs associated with an injury from a motor vehicle accident regardless of fault.

Proving Your Motor Vehicle Accident Case In New York

By | March 14, 2017

If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident in New York you may be entitled to financial compensation from the responsible person’s insurance policy. However, before you receive compensation your New York State personal injury attorney will need to establish two elements: liability and damages. 

Millennials Are the Riskiest Drivers, Just Ask AAA

By | March 14, 2017

Millennials just can’t catch a break when it comes to studies. It seems like everyone from my generation on up want to study, predict, and mold behaviors based on what the millennial generation is currently involved in.  

When the Buyer Backs Out: What Happens to The Real Estate Contract Next?

By | March 14, 2017

Before the real estate bubble impacted the purchase and sale of homes in the United States, there were an average of over 1.2 million homes that transferred ownership every year prior to 2009. When the housing bubble crashed valuation of real estate in all markets, that number reached an historical low of only 306,000 home sales in the… Read More »

What You Need to Know about Workers’ Compensation

By | March 14, 2017

In most occupations, if you have been injured while on the job you have the right to receive compensation. Workers’ compensation laws exist to help take the pressure off of the injured employee and to cover the cost of their work-related injuries. Recently gaining attention as one of the more riskier occupations in the U.S. for chances of… Read More »