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TEXTING WHILE DRIVING LEADS TO PERSONAL INJURY

Published July 22nd, 2011 in Blog

Texting while driving often leads to personal injury.  In today’s high-speed society, multi-tasking is a must.  However, it’s important to know your limits, and when to put down the cell phone and focus: driving is one of those times. Consider the following facts.  In 2009, the NHTSA reported that 18% of fatalities resulting from distracted […]


HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS CHANGED PERSONAL INJURY LAW

Published July 20th, 2011 in Blog

The rapid advancement of technology has had a hugely positive impact on personal injury law practices.   Technology allows for law firms to be more efficient and environmentally friendly.  The iPad is probably the most popular example on how technology is helping law firms.   Personal injury lawyers can power through reams of legal pads simply because […]


WHAT IS WRONGFUL DEATH?

Published July 15th, 2011 in Blog

If one of your loved ones has recently died, it is undoubtedly enough of a burden to cope with the loss without the additional stress of legal complications. However, if you suspect that the circumstances seem to indicate that it was a wrongful death, it is important that you seek legal help with all due speed. […]


WHEN SHOULD YOU CONTACT A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER?

Published July 14th, 2011 in Blog

Deciding whether or not to contact a personal injury lawyer can be a difficult decision. Thankfully, if you’ve found yourself in this situation, there are guidelines to help you decide whether or not a personal injury lawyer’s assistance will be helpful and prudent for you. The following is an overview of guidelines and signs that […]


WHAT IS A CONTINGENCY FEE?

Published July 11th, 2011 in Blog

Contingency fees can be summed up with the simple phrase “no win, no fee”, and it means simply that: your attorney is only entitled to a fee in the event that the outcome is in your favor.  Upon receiving a favorable outcome, your personal injury attorney will obtain compensation in the form of a previously […]


WHAT IS A CATASTROPHIC INJURY

Published July 5th, 2011 in Blog

What is Catastrophic Injury? Catastrophic injury is a term that many people may not be familiar with, even those who are suffering from injuries that fall under the implications of this term. Unlike regular injuries that pose no serious emotional or physical threat after the initial healing process has ended, catastrophic injuries can continue to […]


WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS

Published June 30th, 2011 in Blog

According to NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts, almost eleven people die daily due to pedestrian/auto accidents, summing up to a startling 4,092 per year as reported in 2009. The circumstances surrounding these pedestrian accidents are not particularly unusual. On average, pedestrian accidents occur most frequently at non-intersection crossings in urban areas during non-inclement weather at night. Although […]


BICYCLE SAFETY TIPS

Published June 27th, 2011 in Blog

Bicycles are a smart, eco-friendly alternative to cars that are quickly becoming more prominent on the roads. However, bike riders are vulnerable to unique safety hazards and must take into account variables that their car-driving peers do not. Bicycle accidents can range in consequence from minor scrapes to fatalities, and it is important to practice […]


HOW TO AVOID COMMON WORKPLACE INJURIES

Published June 24th, 2011 in Blog

In an office setting, the biggest source of danger in the room may well be a misplaced trashcan. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2003 sprains and strains made up 43% of injuries in the private industry that required additional time off. Perhaps the most dangerous and unnerving aspect of workplace injuries is […]


5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DOG BITE CLAIMS

Published June 22nd, 2011 in Blog

According to the CDC, an estimated 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year. One in five of those bites require serious medical attention. If someone else’s dog has attacked you, you may not know where to turn or what your rights are. There are several important facts to know in continuing in pursuit […]