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How Soon Should You See a Doctor After an Auto Accident?

3 million people in the United States are injured every year in auto accidents. Around 2 million of the resulted injuries are permanent. If you are involved in an auto accident, no matter the severity of the accident, medical attention should be sought.   High Level Severity Auto accidents, such as head-on collisions and intersection [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:13:55+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Soon Should You See a Doctor After an Auto Accident?

Tips for Safe Driving in the Winter

The number of auto accidents significantly increase during the winter months due to the hazardous conditions brought by winter weather. It is important to take extra precautions during the winter months for the safety of both yourself and others on the road. Tips for Safe Driving According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:15:22+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for Safe Driving in the Winter

Can Any Relative Bring A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Wrongful death claims are brought on when someone is killed due to the negligence of another party or an intentional act. They allow for the estate of the deceased person to file a lawsuit against the party who is legally liable for the death. Wrongful death claims are often filed by a representative of the [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:18:46+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Can Any Relative Bring A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

How Does A Class Action Lawsuit Work?

Are you familiar with the terms Asbestos or Mesothelioma? Chances are, you have heard a commercial for a class action lawsuit either on your television or radio. This type of lawsuit is filed by an individual or group of individuals on behalf of a large number of people who have suffered a similar injury or [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:21:57+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Does A Class Action Lawsuit Work?

Reporting Police Misconduct

We’re all told as children that if something bad has happened then you need to tell a police officer. But what do you do if the police officer is bad? Reporting police misconduct can be scary and difficult. Your integrity may be questioned. You might even get harassed. But reporting misconduct is the first step [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:25:13+00:00January 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Reporting Police Misconduct

Can You Sue for Road Rage?

  Everyone has that one friend or family member that’s an aggressive driver. We often refer to it as road rage, but The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes a clear distinction between the two. Road rage is a criminal charge, where aggressive driving is a traffic offense. According to Safe Motorist, 66% of traffic [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:27:26+00:00December 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Can You Sue for Road Rage?

Do I Need a Lawyer to Receive Workers’ Compensation?

Worker’s compensation is different from other forms of personal injury compensation. There is a whole separate legal system devoted to evaluating worker’s compensation claims. So, do you need a lawyer to receive worker’s compensation? It really depends on your situation. That’s what we’re going to clear up in this article.   The Process You may [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:29:04+00:00December 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Do I Need a Lawyer to Receive Workers’ Compensation?

How Do Attorneys Set Their Fees?

The number one reason people avoid pursuing a lawsuit is the cost of hiring a lawyer. Costs associated with hiring a lawyer can be pricey. Therefore, it's an important aspect to consider when deciding whether or not to go through with your claim. Legal fess are set and determined by a contract between the attorney and [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:31:07+00:00December 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Do Attorneys Set Their Fees?

Statute of Limitations for Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Statutes of limitations are laws passed by legislative bodies that set the maximum time after an event within which legal proceedings may be initiated. Regarding medical malpractice lawsuits, specifically, the deadline ranges from two to six years depending on the state in which the case takes place. Find the statute of limitations for medical malpractice [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:33:09+00:00December 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Statute of Limitations for Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit