I still remember my accident like it was yesterday. One minute I was driving my daughter to school and the next I was waking up in a hospital bed. It was frustrating to deal with the emotional trauma of forgetting an entire week of my life, in addition to stressing about my small child. Fortunately, we were both able to recover, but it wasn't easy walking dealing with the medical bills that accompanied the accident. I found myself struggling with things as simple as answering the phone, because I was nervous about dealing with another insurance adjuster. Fortunately, by working with a lawyer, I was able to make sense of my situation. I know that you can overcome difficult challenges too, which is why I shared my story on this website.
23 October 2015
Slip-and-fall accidents are very common, especially during winter due to slippery conditions outside and ice in indoor spaces. These accidents can cause serious or even fatal injuries to the victim, so it helps to know as much as you can about how negligence is determined in such cases and what you can do to recover damages if injured on someone else's property. The burden of proof is usually on the injured party to show that a dangerous condition existed that the landlord/property owner knew about but failed to rectify.
14 October 2015
Surprisingly enough, prevent dog bites starts with the owner, not necessarily the dog. It is a reality that dogs can hurt people, no matter how gentle, old, or small. Any dog can inflict pain or cause an injury, and prevention is your best bet. Use these steps to make your dog less likely to bite or attack. Otherwise, you could find yourself in court as the defendant in a personal injury lawsuit.
1 October 2015
If you have ever been in a car accident, you know how devastating it can be. The severity of a collision can increase based on the difference in the size of the two vehicles involved. A trucking accident can be especially damaging. From 2011 to 2012, the number of miles traveled by large trucks increased slightly. This may not seem significant. However, the more time that a large truck spends on the road, the greater the opportunity for a collision.
18 September 2015
Despite the fact that you were injured on the job, it is possible that your workers' compensation claim could be denied. When this occurs, it is important you understand why and what you can do to file an appeal. Why Was Your Claim Denied? There are several reasons why claims are usually denied. For instance, the insurance company could deny your claim if you did not immediately notify your supervisor that you were injured.
12 August 2015
Not all auto accidents are the same; there are a few crucial differences between accidents with a commercial truck and accidents with a passenger vehicle. Here are three things you need to know about this crucial difference: Commercial Trucks Follow Different Laws Than Passenger Vehicles The first thing you need to know is that commercial trucks follow different laws than passenger vehicles. An easy example is that on the highway, different speed limits are posted for commercial and passenger vehicles.