Who’s at Fault in Lane Change Accidents?

In lane change and merging accidents, some say that the driver who was changing lanes or merging is always at fault. But, determining liability in lane change accidents is not that simple. Proving what really happened and who was to blame can be very difficult. You need the help of a highly skilled car accident […]

What Does “Pain and Suffering” Really Mean?

The type of pain and suffering you experience depends on the nature and severity of your injuries and how they affect your life. Examples of pain and suffering include: Physical pain caused by your injuries Depression Anxiety Fear Anger Humiliation Mood swings Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Loss of appetite Sleep disorders Sexual dysfunction Loss of […]

Was Your Hospital Infection Caused by Medical Negligence?

If you contracted an infection while hospitalized, it may have not have been preventable. However, it is not uncommon for infections to occur due to medical negligence. And when that happens, hospitals and staff may tell you that it is just something that happens, not their fault. If your infection was a result of medical […]

How Much Does a Foot Injury Really Cost?

Foot injuries can be incredibly frustrating, resulting in significant disruptions at work and in life. This kind of injury can result in decreased income, daily physical pain and emotional turmoil. In what follows, we will outline some of the damages that a victim can recover in a foot injury lawsuit or workers’ comp claim, distinguishing […]

Calculating the Total Cost of a Leg Injury

If you’ve injured your leg at work or in an automobile accident through no fault of your own, you probably understand the immense hardship, both fiscally and emotionally, that accompanies the injury. Below, we will go step-by-step through the various expenses that arise as a result of a leg injury. We will focus on both […]

Determining the Cost of a Pelvis Injury

Pelvis injuries are not pretty. Fractures often involve two breakage points, and a crushed pelvis can result in many fractures, sometimes leading to organ damage. In a worst-case scenario, this type of injury can be life threatening. If you (or a loved one) have suffered from a serious pelvis injury due to someone else’s negligence, […]

Did Your Car Accident Cause Chiari Malformation?

If you have recently been in a car accident and now suffer from symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, numbness in your hands and feet, and/or balance problems, your accident may have caused an anatomical change in your brain called Chiari malformation (CM). Some people are born with CM and it was once believed that it […]

The True Cost of a Hip Injury

Those who have experienced the pain of a hip injury know that it is not to be taken lightly. A fractured hip can seriously impede your ability to live independently and hip dislocations can result in long-term injuries such as nerve damage and osteonecrosis (or bone death), which occurs when blood is cut off from […]

FTC Allows Dealerships to Market Defective Cars as ‘Safe’

Auto safety advocates have filed a lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), alleging that a settlement between the regulatory agency, General Motors and two used car dealers puts car buyers at “the risk of injury or death caused by the defective vehicles.” The settlement, announced last year, allows used car dealers to advertise cars […]