When you are looking to hire a personal injury attorney, there are many factors that you need to consider. Some of these factors include the attorney's education, their reputation, their ability to settle versus taking cases to trial, and how much their fees are. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, you will want to look for a personal injury lawyer who specializes in motorcycle accident cases. Here are a few of the additional factors to consider as you go about hiring this type of professional.
18 December 2019
It can be difficult to take part in many things nowadays that don't involve having to sign a waiver first. These forms have become so commonplace that few people bother to read them. You are not likely to be able to rent a party space or play in a trampoline park without signing a wavier of liability. Unfortunately, the first time you may consider the ramifications of such a waiver is after you or a family member ends up being hurt.
15 October 2019
Have you recently been affected by the death of a loved one, and feel that the blame falls on someone's negligence? If so, you may have a valid wrongful death lawsuit on your hands. Here are some situations where you can use the law to help seek justice for your loss. Suicides You may think that suicide could not possibly qualify for a wrongful death lawsuit, but that is not true.
19 July 2019
An auto accident that results in paralysis is devasting for both the victim of these horrific injuries, as well as the families that support and care for them. With this type of accident, there is no question that the victim deserves to be compensated for their injuries. However, while a massive injury, it can be a challenge to put a definite value on cases involving paralysis. 1. Type of Paralysis
23 May 2019
If you are driving your motorcycle and a car turns in front of you, causing an accident, there are some basic steps you should follow in order to handle the accident properly. The first step is to make sure that everyone involved in the accident is alright and to call for help even if you are not sure anyone needs it. Getting the authorities to respond to the scene is sometimes overlooked, as people don't always feel that it is necessary.
27 July 2016
Domestic abuse is about control, and one way abusers exert control over their victims is by restricting access to money and credit. It's not unusual for domestic abuse survivors to leave their marriages with damaged credit and no financial resources, which makes it difficult for them to get employment and housing. If you weren't able to get an adequate divorce settlement, one thing that may help you obtain financial self-sufficiency is suing your ex-spouse for economic abuse.
14 July 2016
Insurance fraud happens every day. There are people who try to make a quick buck by faking injuries after a car accident. This practice has, at times, made it difficult for people who have had injuries set in day or weeks after a car accident to get compensation. However, car accidents are common. They can be scary, and they can be painful. Whether you are involved in a minor accident or a major one, the impact alone can cause physical trauma to you or a loved one.
27 June 2016
Can you still receive workers' compensation if the accident was your fault? Most of the time, yes. While there are some limits, you're usually still entitled to benefits even if you somehow caused your own accident. If your employer is telling you otherwise, this is what you need to know. 1.) Fault and negligence aren't usually a consideration. Workers' comp is generally considered to be a "no-fault" system—workers don't have to prove that the employer was somehow negligent or "
27 May 2016
No one gets behind the wheel of their car in the morning and expects to get into an accident. Unfortunately, it can happen one day. If you find yourself in this situation, you may decide to pursue legal action against the at-fault individual. When you do this, though, things can get complicated. Here are a few mistakes that you will absolutely want to make sure that you avoid: Mistake #1: Lying
17 May 2016
When you drive, you must pay attention to a lot of things while you're behind the wheel such as your speed, direction, road conditions and what other drivers and pedestrians are doing. Add non-driving related activities to the mix and there's a potential for disaster. Combine all that with other drivers who are not paying attention and it becomes even more important to pay attention. Distracted driving injures and kills thousands of people every year.
3 May 2016