Personal Injury Damages Explained

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, after an accident, you may be a bit confused about the types of damages that are available. In an injury lawsuit, there are compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are those meant to compensate you for your existing and future losses. Punitive damages are meant […]

Falls Down; Suicides, Overdoses and Equipment Deaths Up in 2018

Fatal Occupational Injuries The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2018. While the overall rate of fatal work injuries remained the same from 2017 to 2018, the nature of the injuries has changed. Transportation incidents are still the most common cause of fatal work injuries, with […]

I’m a Victim of Road Rage; What Can I Do?

The incidents of road rage on our nation’s highways and city streets seem to be skyrocketing as more and more drivers are distracted with their devices and the hustle and bustle of daily life. We all know that feeling when we feel we were very close to being in an accident due to another driver’s […]

How to Handle a “No Injury No Response” Car Accident

Any car accident is a stressful event, even when there is no serious injury. If you’ve been in a car accident recently in which no law enforcement or emergency medical services were needed, you’ve been in what is referred to as a “no injury, no response” car accident, but the stress and anxiety you’re feeling […]

Oregon Auto Insurance Rules

Oregon is one of the nation’s safer states to drive in, with a particularly low rate of alcohol-related fatalities and a high rate of auto insurance coverage. Nevertheless, when an accident does occur, insurance issues loom large, especially if the accident can be clearly identified as one party’s fault.  Following is an outline of Oregon’s […]

New York Auto Insurance Rules

New York, as one of the most populous states in the union, suffers more road accidents than most other states despite the fact that its per capita accident rate is one of the lowest in the nation. Since insurance issues almost always come into play when a car accident claim arises, an understanding of New […]

Don’t Let Your Holiday Cheer End in Tragedy

The holiday season is full of celebration, and a time for making memories. If you are planning a holiday party or get-together, make it memorable for the right reasons. Thanksgiving weekend is the deadliest five day stretch of the year, and drunk driving is a big contributor. You don’t have to forego the festivities to […]

Pedestrian Accidents Increase During Holiday Season

With many of our favorite holidays right around the corner, it’s time to kick it in high gear and begin the hustle and bustle that November and December always bring. We will have shopping trips to make, family get-togethers to organize, and office parties to plan, and all of those fun events require numerous trips […]

Vaping-related Lung Illness Leading Some to a Second Hospitalization

Just when you thought the vaping-related health epidemic was at an all-time high crisis level, there have been reports that the lung illness associated with vaping is leading to second hospitalizations for many of the young people suffering with the illness. Anne Schuchat, the Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]