Why Personal Injury Lawsuits are So Common

Personal injury law, aka ‘tort law’, permits an injured person to gain financial compensation when they have sustained an injury due to the negligence or an intentional act of another. Personal injury lawsuits are one of most common types as they cover a number of situations from car accidents, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall accidents, defamation, dog Read More

Thinking About Blowing the Whistle? Protect Yourself First

Having knowledge of fraudulent activity is a burden no-one should have to bear. Unfortunately, far too often individuals find themselves in a situation where they’ve learned of a possible securities violation and aren’t sure where to turn. For this reason, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken steps to address this issue Read More

Personal Injury Lawsuits: Calculating What You’re Owed

Being injured in an accident isn’t easy to handle. Depending on how serious your injuries were, you could be facing a significant amount of time out of work, permanent disability, and psychological trauma that is difficult to overcome. Thankfully, when someone else is responsible for causing the accident you were involved in, you will have Read More

Nursing Home Abuse: Who Should be Held Accountable?

It’s not an easy decision to place a loved one in a nursing home; at the back of your mind may be worries about neglect or abuse. It’s estimated that about 2 million cases of abuse occur in nursing homes every year and if you are thinking nursing home abuse: who should be held accountable? Read More

What is No-Fault Auto Insurance?

Car insurance can sometimes seem more complicated than it really should be, and finding the right coverage can be confusing. If you have asked yourself what is no-fault auto insurance? It may sound like the ideal solution, although like most financial products and services, it has pros and cons. No-fault auto insurance means that in Read More

Broken Bones and Car Wrecks

The effects of a car accident can wreak havoc on your life. Not only will you need to deal with the physical damage caused by broken bones and other serious injuries, you’ll also more than likely need to take time off of work so that you can recuperate which can put your family in financial Read More

Cancer Made Worse by Medical Malpractice

The Number 3 Cause of Death in the US- Medical Malpractice According to a John Hopkins study, over 200,000 Americans die every year because of medical malpractice. This number can be as high as 400,000. Medical malpractice is third place after cancer and diabetes, as a leading cause of death. No person knows for sure Read More

Taking Your Accident Claim to Court

Most accident claims are settled out of court through a mediation process. In such a case, the lawyer of the defendant and the lawyer of the complainant meet and agree on a settlement. At times, the two parties may not agree for one reason or another, and this leaves the complainant with only one choice: Read More

Are Motorcycles Really More Dangerous Than Cars?

It isn’t so much that motorcycles themselves are more dangerous than cars are, it’s that motorcyclists are at a higher risk of injury than those that travel in automobiles. This is because motorcycles don’t have the surrounding protection of thousands of pounds of steel that car do, and when they crash, motorcyclists are much more Read More