Parking Lot Accidents

One would think that parking lots ought to be a safe place to drive. However, the opposite is true. Even though vehicles moving through parking lots do so at low speeds, accidents are all too common. Common reasons for parking lot accidents The most common causes for low speed parking lot accidents include: Distracted driving […]

Pain and Suffering When You Sue a Hospital

Medical malpractice lawsuits against hospitals typically involve damages for pain and suffering. In fact, you may find that your pain and suffering means more to you than your economic damages. As part of your non-economic damages, pain and suffering may or may not be limited in your state. You’ll need the help of an experienced […]

It’s Imperative to Keep Your Feet Off the Dashboard

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), between 1990 and 2008, 290 people died due to an ejected airbag. Many of the victims were passengers and 80 percent of those who died were not wearing their seat belt. The kicker is that many of these collisions occurred at low speeds. Of course, the […]

Nursing Home Patient Bill Of Rights

Many seniors believe that they give up their rights, along with their independence, when they move into assisted living or nursing home facilities. While some facilities do attempt to become the legal guardians of their residents, largely because they fall behind on their payments, residents nevertheless retain all their legal rights. These privileges include the […]

The Very Real Problem of Nursing Home Abuse

  The scary, unavoidable fact about nursing homes is that once elderly patients are admitted, they are subject to the risk of abuse. There are a number of reasons for this. For one, those who live in such conditions must rely on caregivers for almost every aspect of daily life. Residents rely on the nursing […]

Who Chooses the Doctor for Workers’ Compensation Claims?

After a workplace injury occurs, you may have a lot of questions. Do you have access to workers’ compensation? If you do, how do you go about getting treated? And if you get treated, who treats you? The answers to these questions will depend on the state in which you live and the kind of […]

Getting Back to Normal

An accident turns your life upside down – particularly if there are significant injuries. It can feel like you will never get back to life as you knew it before. And while some aspects of your life may be forever changed, you do not have to live in limbo and turmoil. here are a few […]

Injured Parties Fight to Be Recognized in Takata Bankruptcy Case

A little more than a week after Takata announced it would be filing for bankruptcy protection, a committee was created to guard the interests of those injured by the company’s faulty airbag inflator. The committee, composed of seven injured drivers, emerged after personal injury plaintiffs expressed anxiety over the potential outcome of the bankruptcy case. […]

There Are No Accidents, Just Bad Decisions

We use the term “accident” when referring to car wrecks and other collisions, because most of them are unintentional. But there’s a big problem with that. It’s just too easy to slide from unintentional to unavoidable, in our minds. And that makes it far too easy to overlook the bad decisions that lead to these […]