30 June 2020
When a slip and fall lawyer tackles a case, the first order of business is figuring out who the liable party might be. Most of the time, liability rests with a property owner, a renter, or an event holder. There is a bit of a process, though, for how you establish liability and assign it to an at-fault party so let's take a look at it. Liability for Premises Nearly every case a slip and fall attorney pursues will derive from the legal concept of premises liability.
19 June 2020
When it comes to getting into an accident, it is never easy. Getting into an accident with a commercial truck driver can really complicate the compensation process, which is why you should hire an attorney to help you with the compensation and potentially with the lawsuit process. Thing #1: Hire an Attorney If you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck, you are going to want to hire an attorney to help you with the compensation process.
8 June 2020
According to the Washington Post, there are 1.7 million rear-end collisions each year. Even minor fender-benders cost Americans millions of dollars a year. While some rear-end collisions lead to minor injuries and damage to vehicles, accidents involving heavy and powerful commercial trucks can lead to devastating injuries. Injuries Suffered From Rear-End Collisions The most common type of injury suffered from a rear-end collision is whiplash. The sudden and violent movement of your neck can lead to soft tissue injuries.
28 May 2020
One side effect of being involved in a car accident are the lost wages from your job while you recover and go to doctor appointments. If you are an hourly employer, there will be a clear monetary loss with every single day of work you miss. If you are a salary employee, you will be losing out on sick days or PTO that you could use for another day. Here are some tips that you should know about recovering those lost wages.
19 May 2020
If you have recently had a baby, then you are probably very excited to have introduced a new bundle of joy into your home. Some of your joy might have been dampened, however, if your child was born with a birth defect. In some cases, these birth defects happen because the pregnant parent was exposed to harmful chemicals, such as while they were in the workplace. If something like this has happened to your family, then it's key to start researching birth defect attorneys who provide services for parents in your area.
12 May 2020
When you are applying for Social Security Disability benefits for the first time, you might be concerned that your claim will be denied. Social Security Disability claims are often denied initially, but with the help of a Social Security lawyer, you can avoid the common mistakes that lead to a denial. 1. Failure to Meet Non-Medical Requirements One of the most common reasons for a denial is that you do not have the basic non-medical requirements.
5 May 2020
Dealing with a wrongful death in your family can be a very devastating and traumatic experience to go through. If you need to file a wrongful death lawsuit, it means that the accident that happened was so severe that your loved one ended up passing away as a result. While you're able to recover compensation for your pain and suffering to go through this experience, you may be wondering what factors will end up determining how much you receive in a lawsuit.
7 April 2020
When it comes to commercial truck accidents, people often think about those collisions that involve 18-wheelers. However, commercial trucks come in various sizes, so the size of the truck does not matter. If you've been involved in an accident with a smaller commercial truck — you may still have a case. Remember, these smaller trucks must still abide by the same guidelines as larger trucks. If these guidelines are not followed, the smaller truck company could be found liable.
10 March 2020
Injuries that you sustain in an auto accident can last a lifetime. An auto accident attorney will meet with you for an initial consultation to evaluate your case. You will need to show that you have losses and that your losses are a direct result of the accident you were in. Establishing fault for the accident is important, and you will need to be able to show that you were less than 50% at fault for the accident.
5 March 2020
When you were a child, slipping and falling was probably something that happened on a daily basis. Children love to run and play, and if they reach top speeds, it's almost inevitable that they will take a spill at some point. Because you were so young and full of exuberance, you probably popped back up instantly after a fall and continued your games. However, things change when you become an adult.