How to File a Wrongful Death Claim

The unexpected loss of a loved one is never easy. The necessity of funeral preparations, death certificates and the mourning are all overwhelming to many, and one thing that may be forgotten is filing a wrongful death claim. You have a full calendar year to file a lawsuit, but the sooner you speak to an… [Read More]

Protecting Yourself as a Cyclist

Living in a large metropolitan city means cyclists abound, and there is a chance you may be one yourself. This blog will give you a bit of information about bicycling injuries and legal issues. The general opinion of all medical professionals is a helmet is the most important piece of safety equipment a cyclist can… [Read More]

Keyless Ignitions Tied to Carbon Monoxide Deaths

Keyless ignitions can be great for people who have their hands full and don’t want to take their keys out of their pocket. But it’s possible that such ignition systems could pose a deadly threat of carbon monoxide poisoning. The problem occurs because many such cars won’t shut off automatically if the driver doesn’t press… [Read More]

Deciding if it is Malpractice

When you go to a doctor, you expect to get better, not worse. Sometimes doctors make the situation worse. Sometimes the doctor causes a problem. This is called “iatrogenic” in medical terms. If you think something went wrong, the first thing you need to do is talk to the doctor. You need to understand what… [Read More]

Here’s a Common Issue When a Doctor is Negligent

Doctors may have the best of intentions, but sometimes a doctor will make a mistake or be careless, and harm results. In many states, there are strict time limits for filing a lawsuit against a doctor. That means a patient must file a claim within a short time after the doctor’s actions, or lose any… [Read More]

Motor Vehicle Accidents – What to do if you are at Fault

If it turns out that you were pretty clearly at fault for your car accident, it’s not the end of the world, but it could end up costing you a certain amount of both money and hassle, depending on the specifics of your situation. Here are some things to keep in mind if you’re legally… [Read More]

Your Auto Insurance Policy Might Cover a Lot More Things Than You’d Expect

Most of the time, auto insurance is other cars or property. You’re covered for injuries to yourself or others in an accident, for car theft, and possibly for roadside assistance or a rental car if your own car breaks down. But auto insurance can cover a lot of other things that you might not expect…. [Read More]

How an Attorney Can Help You Get Victim’s Assistance

If you are a victim of a violent crime, including assault, rape and the homicide of someone you love, you may be eligible to receive victim assistance through a government program designed to reimburse people in your situation. This may include help for medical and dental expenses, funeral costs, counseling and lost wages or support…. [Read More]

Premises Liability: Do you have a Case?

When you go on someone’s premises, whether an individual’s home or a company’s property, you have the reasonable expectation to believe those premises will be safe for people to use. If you are injured while on someone else’s property, you may have the right to pursue compensation. Before you do so, take the time to… [Read More]

Proving Fault in Medical Malpractice Cases is Harder than You May Think

When someone you love has suffered injury at the hand of a doctor, you may feel that the case is cut and dried. After all, the doctor performed medical care, or failed to do so, and your loved one was hurt as a result. You’ve probably heard stories about people who won millions of dollars… [Read More]