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 […]

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. […]

Fatigue Negatively Affects Uber and Truck Drivers Alike

Many of us have had at least one long night on the road, fighting to stay awake before finally realizing it’s just better to stop somewhere and sleep. In those moments, we come close to understanding the dangers of driving while drowsy. Even so, it is still difficult to fully fathom the perils of this […]

Choosing Your First Car: Safety Features

There are a lot of exciting options when buying a new vehicle.  There are different brands, styles, colors, and features to consider.  It may be difficult to choose the perfect vehicle, but are you considering vehicle safety?  Are the trendy options really worthwhile if the car is not safe?   Still, it could be easy […]

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, […]

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 […]

When You’ve Been Injured at a Big Box or Warehouse Store

If you have been injured at a big box or warehouse store, you may be facing expensive medical bills, time missed from work, and even more expenses and losses. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to recover compensation based on a legal theory called premises liability. Stores such as Walmart, Sam’s, Target and […]