• Yard Sale Injuries: 3 Factors That May Impact Your Case

    As spring rolls through and the weather gets nicer, the amount of yard sales increase across the country. While yard sales, garage sales, and flea markets are great places to get bargain prices, there are also some risk factors that could lead to an injury. If you've been injured at a yard sale or similar event, there are three factors that may impact your case. By working with a personal injury attorney, you can have your case represented and use evidence to help seek a settlement for your injuries. [Read More]

  • 4 Questions for Finding a Good Motorcycle Accident Attorney for Your Case

    When seeking compensation for injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident, you need an attorney who has experience with these kinds of collisions. While any personal injury attorney may be legally able to represent you, one that specializes in motorcycle accidents will be most qualified to argue your case. A motorcycle accident attorney will be familiar with the nuances that are unique to motorcycle accidents as compared to generic auto accidents. Here are four questions you can use to find just such an attorney. [Read More]

  • 2 Mistakes Young People Commonly Make After An Auto Accident & How To Avoid Them

    While vehicle accident rates are often alarming high during any given year, auto collisions and the injuries and deaths associated with them skyrocketed in 2015. Statistically, young people, especially teenagers, are more prone to being involved in auto accidents for a variety of reasons, including lack of experience on the road. However, not every accident that involves a young driver is their fault. Lack of driving experience also means that many young drivers have not developed natural defensive driving skills that help protect them from bad drivers on the road of all ages. [Read More]

  • How to Handle the First Call from an Adjuster after Your Car Accident

    After you've had a car accident, you can expect a phone call from the insurance adjuster or car insurance representative of the other party involved in the accident. Depending on the severity of your collision, you may be pretty shaken up and may not know how to handle yourself during such a telephone call. Keep reading to learn exactly what to do and not do when on the phone with the other driver's insurance adjuster after you've been involved in a car accident: [Read More]

  • 4 Ways Your Car Accident Injuries Can Impact Others & Change Your Settlement

    There's no doubt that when you sustain a car accident injury, your life is dramatically affected. If the accident wasn't your fault, as you prepare a potential settlement case with a personal injury attorney, one of the biggest components will be your evidence of pain and suffering. As you work on this statement, it's important to consider how your injury has been a burden to others and ultimately changed your life. [Read More]

  • Understanding Strict Liability And One Bite Laws If You Are Injured By A Dog

    If you are injured by a neighbor or a stranger's dog, then you may want to sue the dog owner for the medical bills that accrued due to the injury. Thankfully, almost all states in the United States have laws that indicate that the dog owner is liable for these injuries. This means that you may receive some sort of settlement fairly easily. However, you should understand that states will generally have either strict liability or one bite rules when it comes to injuries from dogs. [Read More]

  • Ask An Attorney: Could A Trial Work Period Affect Your Disability Benefits?

    Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) payments don't always last forever. While some people suffer with disabilities that mean they can never work, other claimants find that they sometimes recover and can return to work. As such, the American government introduced the Trial Work Period (TWP) to help get people back to work. Nonetheless, some claimants are suspicious about the possible implications of a TWP. Learn how a TWP could work for you, and find out if this system could affect your benefits. [Read More]

  • The Joke's On You! Beware Personal Injury Claims When Halloween Goes Wrong

    Halloween is a lot of fun for those who like to scare others, but this year it is important you know where to draw the line between prank and potential harm. The story of a Universal Studios' patron who got too much fright on Halloween night has been reported online, but the more scary stuff involves you as a home owner, and the possibility of potential lawsuits. Here are three things you need to know before the trick-or-treaters arrive at your door this Halloween. [Read More]

  • Winter Parking Lots: 5 Hazards That Can Cause An Accident

    Winter is a popular time for retail shopping centers as people browse for holiday gifts, big family dinners, and cold-weather products. The time to shop can also create a number of hazards in the parking lot as winter weather arrives. Snow, freezing rain, and blizzards can create a giant mess in a parking lot and eventually lead to auto accidents. If you've been involved in a parking lot accident, then there are five possible hazards that could have made the retail store liable for damages. [Read More]

  • Can You Sue An Airline Or Airport For Personal Injury?

    While flying can be a quick and effective way to get from one point to another, and is often the only way to travel to some far-flung areas or islands, it can also be a pain -- sometimes literally. One recent airline passenger is suing the airline for back injuries he allegedly suffered while contorted next to an obese, coughing seat-mate. While this is certainly an extreme occurrence, you may at some point find yourself dealing with injuries related to turbulence, food poisoning, or even tripping on a moving sidewalk that has gone off its tracks. [Read More]