Avoiding Opioid Addiction Following an Accident

Following an automobile accident, you might find yourself in great pain. In this situation, it would not be out of the question to request pain killers. Millions of people are prescribed pain killers every year. In 2012, nearly 260 million prescriptions were given out in this country – that’s enough for every adult to have […]

What Constitutes a Defective Product?

There are few things more frustrating than experiencing harm because of a defective product. We, as consumers, put a lot of faith in the companies that sell us the commodities we want and need for our daily lives. Finding out that you (and others) were sold something that is defective, and therefore harmful, can lead […]

San Antonio Lags on Pedestrian Safety

Two years ago, officials in San Antonio promised its citizens that the roads would be made safer via the implementation of a nationwide initiative called Vision Zero. Vision Zero is a program with a lofty goal: to eliminate pedestrian deaths and serious injuries. It’s a project that was first initiated in Sweden in the late […]

Lawsuits in the Wake of the Las Vegas Shooting

In the aftermath of a mass shooting, victims and their families often struggle to find some rationally explanation let alone recourse to redress their injuries. It is very difficult (if not impossible) to sue gun companies due to a really high bar for gun manufacturer liability. And it is almost unheard of to sue the […]

Railway Company’s Negligence Cause Major Pollution in Montana

Residents of Livingston, Montana, have witnessed first-hand the damage dealt by the treacherously negligent attitude of Northern Pacific Railway. One resident, named Bill Philips, put it this way in a recent Huffington Post report on the toxic effects of the railway company: “Rip, rape and run,” he said. And perhaps it’s always been that way […]

Motorcycles: Statistics and Safety Tips

There’s no doubt to many riders that summer and fall are the best time for going on a road trip on a motorcycle. Before you head off into the sunset, however, you should be aware of some statistics and safety tips. This article is intended to inform you of relevant motorcycle statistics, and to provide […]

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 […]

A Broad Overview of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an incredibly dangerous gas, not only because of its deadly effects, but also due to its being virtually undetectable by the human sensory organs. After all, it is colorless and odorless. This type of gas emerges when any type of fossil fuel is burning. For this reason, it’s paramount that you […]

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 […]