Keeping an Eye Out for Nursing Home Abuse

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is an incredibly difficult thing to do. But when it is no longer feasible for your aging parent or relative to continue living at home, there may be no other options. This decision is only made harder by the fact that, when you admit your elderly relative […]

Calculating the Worth of Your Slip and Fall Claim

Slip and fall accidents are extraordinarily common. According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014, senior citizens fell 29 million times resulting in 7 million injuries. To make matters worse, this ended up costing a total of $31 billion in Medicare costs. Additionally, slip and fall accidents are among the leading causes of […]

Why Should I hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

When people are looking for an attorney to handle their case, there are a number of different questions that they may need to ask. It all starts with “Why” Why should I hire a personal injury attorney? While there are many different types of attorneys that people may have access to, the right type of […]

The Destructive Effects of Social Media on Personal Injury Claims

The process of obtaining compensation after an injury is surely much different now than it was before the rise of social media. More and more people are opening accounts, meaning more and more personal information is available on the world-wide web. According to the Pew Research Center, 65 percent of adults are on social media, […]

Signing Sports Liability Waivers

It is hard to send your child away to summer sports camp or to send them off for a football camp in the fall. What if he or she has a bad fall? What if they get hurt and you’re not there to help? These feelings can intensify when a camp asks you to sign […]

Determining Compensation for Elbow Injuries

If you’ve had the misfortune of injuring your elbow due to someone else’s negligence – perhaps while at work or perhaps in an accident – you may want to seek compensation for your injuries. In calculating the costs, it’s important to consider your legal remedies and the value of your injury including both economic and […]

Right to Try

What would you do if you were diagnosed with a terminal illness and told that your only hope for survival is a treatment that you cannot get because it has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and you do not qualify for any clinical trials? What if it was your […]

What is the Settlement Value of a Hand Injury?

It’s no fun being injured because of someone else’s negligence. Hand injuries, in particular, can be a serious obstacle to continuing your daily routine. If you think you are eligible to receive compensation for your injuries, you should be sure to keep thorough records pertaining to both economic and non-economic damages. You should also consider […]

Should Adults Have to Wear Seatbelts in the Back Seat?

“Click it or ticket!” – the popular catchphrase can be seen on billboards, magazines, road signs, and heard on the radio and television multiple times per day.  It is against the law to ride in the front seat without a seatbelt, and many statistics are given to back up the need for this safety precaution. […]