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Emergency Response Teams: Why You Need an Attorney after Your Semi Truck Accident

Because semi-trucks are generally owned by large companies and corporations, they have the financial resources to have an experienced team of lawyers and experts to quickly begin working on building a case against you - even if the semi-truck accident was not your fault.  These teams are commonly known as “Emergency Response Teams.” Because semi-truck collisions often involve very serious damages and large insurance policies, it is in... [Continue Reading]

School Zones and Pedestrian Safety during Back-to-School Season

After the usually relaxing downtime of the summer months, back-to-school season presents an increased risk of pedestrian accidents, particularly in school zones. More cars are on the roadways and more children become pedestrians in crosswalks near schools and in other areas, meaning they are increasingly exposed to drivers and therefore motor vehicle accidents. This blog post aims to explore some of the misconceptions and statistics related to... [Continue Reading]

Injury Lawyer: Why A Simple Will is Crucial?

If you lose your life intestate (meaning without leaving a proper will or a living trust) – all your assets will be split according to your state’s law. A survey done by Harris Interactive for Lawyers.com revealed that 58% of adults lack this crucial document. A lot of people don’t understand the necessity of a will Forbes.com also pointed out that in some cases, married couples with kids tend to write “I love you” wills... [Continue Reading]

The Dangers of Electrocution – What to do when injured

Getting shocked by any type of current can be unnerving. Indifferent of the voltage or amplitude, there can be severe tissue burning even underneath the skin. And if your feet are on a conductive surface (like a wet floor), the current may go through your heart and potentially kill you. If you are not at fault for your electrocution, then you can take legal recourse. One good example would be a tiny spill of water on the supermarket floor (possibly... [Continue Reading]

What to do if you’ve had a car accident – The 8 crucial steps to assist your accident lawyer

Car accidents happen every day and can happen to anyone. Just last weekend, a teenager was involved in a car accident in which he collided with another motor vehicle. It was extremely dark outside, and because of the poor meteorological conditions (rain) at a stop, the teenager was unable to break due to aquaplaning. Luckily for him, no person was hurt, but both the cars involved in the accident took some heavy damage. It was a shocking experience for... [Continue Reading]

Car Accidents Involving Zipcar and Other Ride Sharing Services

Lots of people in the United States are beginning to hear more and more about rideshare services such as Zipcar and Car2Go, but what many are not aware of is how they are exposed to heavy financial liability if they are involved in a major car accident. The company is appealing to investors in the business world, thanks in part to the fact that members of these rideshare companies are afforded such minimal insurance coverage should they be involved in... [Continue Reading]

Car Seats: Study Says Children are At-Risk

The term “ignorance is bliss” is applicable in some instances of our everyday lives, but it certainly is not applicable when it comes to car seats and child safety. Parents in the United States, however, have apparently been mixing ignorance with children’s car seats as a new study shows that many parents are either ignoring or unaware of the child safety guidelines for car seats in motor vehicles. Car Seats Vital to Child Safety ... [Continue Reading]

McQuarrie Hunter – Auto Injuries and the ICBC

An injury as a result of a car accident can be devastating, and even when the injury is not life-changing in terms of creating a permanent impairment or producing chronic pain, the ongoing psychological injuries can be very difficult to manage moving forward. In British Columbia, accident victims can receive compensation for their injuries through the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). However, it may be the case that the compensation... [Continue Reading]

Three Ways Technology Is Being Used to Streamline Legal and Claim Proceedings

Cell phones and mobile device technology. While it can be easy to dismiss these as gadgets used solely for posting pictures online to share with all of your friends and looking for discounts on the Groupon Coupons page for Children's Place, technologies such as these are playing a huge part in how legal proceedings occur. The perfect example is a car accident where both drivers are adamant that they were not the party at fault. These types of claims... [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Responsibilities of a Personal Injury Attorney

Image Credit: Pixabay Going through a personal injury situation is always a hard time for individuals and their families. Whether you were injured at work, in a car accident or involved in some other type of incident that resulted in the injury, you may be owed compensation. And if you live in the Illinois area, you may want to consult with a Rockford personal injury attorney as soon as possible. They can really guide you in the right direction when... [Continue Reading]

5 Signs That You Need to Fire Your Financial Advisor

Image Credit: Pixabay One of the toughest decisions that you have to make may revolve around your financial advisor. There comes a moment when you have to realize that the person who is giving you financial advice, or handling your finances, could be mismanaging your funds. If you believe that you have been subjected to some type of fraud by your financial advisor, you may want to consult with a Los Angeles Investment Fraud Lawyer or a lawyer in... [Continue Reading]

Getting Injured At Work, The Steps To Take From The Doctor To The Lawyer

Encountering an injury in any situation can be inconvenient to say the least. Dealing with pain, mental or physical is a challenge that we cannot ignore. In the workplace, this challenge is amplified because we are not in the comfort of our own home, and the responsibility of the injury is not always clear. Steps can be taken to reduce this risk by having a safe, clean, and organized work environment. Even considering this, there is still a risk and... [Continue Reading]

Guide to Hiring Personal Injury Lawyer

You should get a personal injury lawyer to represent you at the court if you experience injuries caused by someone else. This allows you to get back the compensation you deserve to pay for the medical fees. You are qualified to hire a personal injury lawyer if you experience severe injuries, long term injuries, or injuries that cause permanent disability. Many personal injury lawyers advertise to attract customers while others don’t advertise... [Continue Reading]

How Will The Car Accident Attorney Actually Help You Out?

Car accidents are truly unfortunate events that are very hard to deal with. You need to think about who will pay for all the damages that appeared and medical bills will only make everything a lot more complicated. In the event you were injured or are faced with property losses, it is vital you hire a Tampa auto accident lawyer. This is basically an expert that is going to do all that is necessary in order to help you recover money. What most people... [Continue Reading]

Finding a Car Accident Attorney: What to Look For

Car accidents are a natural part of life in a busy country, and the United States is no exception to this matter. If you are living in the Utah area, you are probably going to experience a car accident at some point in your life. Even if you are a really careful driver, you may be the victim of someone else’s reckless driving. Sometimes we cannot predict what is going to happen on the road, especially in busy cities like Salt Lake City, but you... [Continue Reading]

Justice In The Medical World: How Healthcare Often Fails Us

When we think of personal injury cases, rarely do we think of those who are supposed to help us get healthier. However, healthcare providers, from doctors to pharmaceutical companies, fail their duties with alarming regularity. If you’re worried that you’ve been injured by those who should be helping you recover from injury, you might be able to do something about it. Image sourced by Pixabay Malpractice Over $3 billion was paid out in... [Continue Reading]

At Work - and In Danger? Learn More About Professional Accidents

Pixabay Most of us don’t connect work with danger. Of course, that isn’t the way it used to be. A few decades ago, most of us would have had to have connected work with danger! But these days, a lot of us are in fairly safe jobs. (See: jobs where we sit down all day!) But workplaces are always more dangerous than you think. We’re not trying to scare you out of going to work - you just need to be careful wherever you are!... [Continue Reading]

Basics to Know About Utah Personal Injury Law

If you have been injured in a car accident, or someone else’s negligence caused you a serious injury, you need to talk to a lawyer and see if you are eligible to receive compensation. For those who live in Utah, talking with Salt Lake City personal injury attorney is the only way to go about dealing with your case. These lawyers have such a huge level of experience when it comes to personal injury cases, and their experience means you will get... [Continue Reading]

Personal Injury Attorneys Help You Enhance Compensation Claims

Personal injuries that happen during car accidents can be really serious or really simple to deal with. No matter the situation, in the event you were not the party at fault, a compensation claim will have to be filed. The problem is that when you have a personal injury, determining the correct compensation amount will be difficult and a little subjective. What you should know is that when you go through the process without the help of a personal... [Continue Reading]

Personal Injury Cases: 3 Do's and Don'ts

Going through a personal injury case is always a challenging time. Not only are you suffering physically, but you are probably suffering financially too. Whether it is because of missed time at work, or because you have medical bills piling up, you are going to feel the financial pressure after these injury setbacks. But one way to alleviate the financial burden of a personal injury is by seeking the compensation you deserve from the party who caused... [Continue Reading]