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.
29 December 2015
Some diseases are harder to treat than others. What happens, though, when a doctor's failure to diagnose a disease for a length of time (or at all) robs a person of their only real chance of surviving? In that situation, there may be a good reason to file a type of personal injury lawsuit known as a "lost chance" action. Here's what you should know. What is the difference between lost chance actions and medical malpractice?
16 December 2015
As winter arrives, you will need to be prepared for the potential falls that result from winter. In some cases, you may be able to hold an employer responsible for a slip and fall, but you will still want to avoid falls yourself because the pain and suffering of a fall can make most settlements not worth it. Avoid Areas With Heavy Snow Businesses should adequately shovel snow on the exterior.
30 November 2015
Kids love toys, but these things may also cause them injury. If a toy harms your kid, you may have a liability claim against its manufacturer. Answers to these four questions will help you evaluate the strength of your case against the manufacturer: Is The Toy Age Appropriate? What may be harmless for a thirteen-year-old child may be dangerous for a one-year-old. For this reason, toys are designed for children of specific ages.
18 November 2015
When a person suffers a dog bite, he or she generally sues the owner for damages that may have resulted from the incident. Unfortunately, if the injury occurs in a work setting, workers' compensation may be the only legal recourse for the victim. While workers' comp often quickly pays for some expenses and losses, victims are typically prevented from collecting other types of damages such as pain and suffering. Here's when you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the owner of the dog and when you may be limited to workers compensation.
6 November 2015
Getting in an auto accident can be devastating emotionally, and it can also lead to injuries and serious damage to your car. When the other driver doesn't have insurance, it may be more difficult to get compensation. Here are a few things you need to know if you are involved in an accident with an uninsured driver. Uninsured Motorists Coverage If you live in a state that requires uninsured motorists coverage or if you have added this type of policy to your car, you may be able to file a claim with your insurance company.