Electrocution Death and Construction Workers

After analyzing data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Fire Protection Association has determined that a “significant share” of contract worker deaths from electrocution in the four-year period from 2012 to 2016 were construction workers. Contract workers are either employees from an outside entity or self-employed independent contractors. In a report published in […]

When Insurance Companies Act on Bad Faith

Insurance is meant to protect us against catastrophic, life-changing events like ill health, accidents, natural disasters, and death. Without insurance, one car accident or an unexpected illness can cause irreparable harm to our financial stability. Without insurance, we have no protection against the curve balls that life throws at us—the situations that it’s impossible to […]

Oklahoma City Jury Delivers Aetna $25.5 Million Message

Aetna is the nation’s third-largest insurance provider with over 23 million customers across the United States, but recently it was dealt a massive blow by 12 jury members in Oklahoma City. Members of the jury in the case of Orrana Cunningham admit that sending a message to Aetna was part of the discussion during deliberations, […]

E-Scooter Companies in Hot Water—Again

Electronic scooter companies are under fire again because people are getting hurt as the craze that took off in the summer of 2018 gains momentum across the country. More and more people are trying this fast, fun mode of transportation around big cities, but the speedy route to work is taking a toll, and getting […]

Insurers Seeking Ways to Monitor Distracted Driving

Recent reports suggest that distracted driving could come with a hefty price tag in the form of insurance premiums. But when compared to other infractions, distracted driving penalties are barely a drop in the bucket, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. Slow driving, for instance, can cause a $345 surge in yearly insurance payments. […]

Liability and Airbnb

When traveling, many people are finding that there is no better way to get accommodations than to use Airbnb. Renters and homeowners can use their property to make some extra money – either to subsidize the rent or to save some extra holiday cash – and vacationers looking to save a buck can use Airbnb […]

Getting All the Compensation You Deserve for Your Injuries

Serious injuries, and the impact they have on your life, are the first tragedy of a car accident. Too often, the second is failure to pursue the full compensation that you need and deserve when someone else has caused your injuries. It happens for many reasons. Maybe you don’t realize that the insurance company’s goal […]

Hit and Run Accidents

Hit and runs are more common than we’d like to think. Throughout the country, this type of accident occurs with increased frequency. Between 2009 and 2011, there was a 13.7 percent increase in hit and run accidents. And the problem is more severe in metropolitan areas, especially those with extremely dense traffic. Los Angeles, for […]

Settling a Medical Malpractice Claim Out of Court

Most medical malpractice cases can be settled in negotiations outside of the courtroom. If you’re looking to settle a medical malpractice case out of court, there a number of things to keep in mind. Above all, it is advisable to seek the help of an experienced medical malpractice lawyer. State laws can have a serious […]