23 05, 2019

Requesting Your Medical Records From the Hospital

By |2019-04-23T15:31:51-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Requesting Your Medical Records From the Hospital

Tips for Seeking Medical Records From a Hospital When you are contemplating legal action against a hospital, it will be helpful to have your medical records to show your attorney. Here are some tips for obtaining your medical records from a hospital. Know Your Rights to Your Records The federal law called HIPAA allows everyone [...]

21 05, 2019

What You Should Know About Lawsuits That Involve Defective Products

By |2019-04-23T16:22:24-07:00May 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Lawsuits That Involve Defective Products

What to Do When a Defective Product Causes Injuries Defective products cause thousands of injuries every year. If a defective product is placed into the hands of a customer, the manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer could be held liable for any injuries that occur because of this product. In order to prove liability when filing a [...]

16 05, 2019

Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim on Time

By |2019-04-23T16:17:25-07:00May 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim on Time

When to File a Workers' Compensation Claim Most employers offer a type of insurance that's known as workers' compensation, which allows you to obtain benefits for an injury or illness that occurred while on the job. However, accepting these benefits usually means that you give up your right to file a lawsuit against the company. [...]

14 05, 2019

A Building Owner’s Liability for Inadequate Security

By |2019-04-23T16:12:17-07:00May 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on A Building Owner’s Liability for Inadequate Security

Suing for Inadequate Building Security Those who own and maintain buildings have an obligation to provide adequate security for those who are in the building. Here are some factors to consider if something has happened to you while in the building and you want to bring suit. The Right to Security Depends on Several Things [...]

9 05, 2019

Suing for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

By |2019-04-23T16:07:11-07:00May 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Suing for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

When You Can Sue for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress When someone has acted so outrageously towards you in a manner that is both shocking and beyond all bounds of decency, you may have a cause of action if you have suffered severe distress from that person's conduct. This Is Not the Same as Mental [...]

7 05, 2019

Damages You May Be Able to Seek When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

By |2019-04-30T10:23:39-07:00May 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Damages You May Be Able to Seek When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Types of Compensation Available in a Wrongful Death Claim When someone close to you dies, the emotional toll can be substantial. It's also possible that you will experience hefty financial burdens in the event that you depended on the deceased individual. If another person or company was responsible for the death, you might have the [...]

28 03, 2019

How Courts Could Interpret an Apology in an Accident Case

By |2019-03-28T21:00:44-07:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Courts Could Interpret an Apology in an Accident Case

Why You Shouldn’t Apologize After a Car Crash Your first instinct after a car accident may be to express your guilt or sadness over the fact that the collision happened. However, unless you are ready to admit that you’re liable for that crash, do not say anything to any other drivers or passengers. Instead, make [...]

26 03, 2019

How Expert Witnesses Affect a Personal Law Case

By |2019-03-26T21:00:15-07:00March 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Expert Witnesses Affect a Personal Law Case

How Hiring an Expert Witness Can Impact Your Claim Sometimes proving that someone else was negligent requires more beyond just the facts of the case. In those instances, your lawyer may retain an expert witness to provide their special knowledge to assist with proving your claim. Expert Witnesses Can Impact a Jury While jurors will [...]

21 03, 2019

Getting Your Medical Records for a Malpractice Case

By |2019-03-21T21:00:43-07:00March 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Getting Your Medical Records for a Malpractice Case

The Importance of Medical Records in a Malpractice Case Medical records are the baseline of a medical malpractice case against a health care provider. They will tell a jury exactly what was done. With that in mind, getting these records is a must for your case. How Medical Records Help Your Claim When your medical [...]

19 03, 2019

What to Do If Your Food Is Contaminated By a Sick Restaurant Worker

By |2019-03-19T21:00:14-07:00March 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What to Do If Your Food Is Contaminated By a Sick Restaurant Worker

Taking Action After Eating Contaminated Food from a Restaurant Worker You go to a restaurant expecting a tasty meal and relaxing experience. What you may not expect is to feel awful a few days afterward. If you are diagnosed with an infectious illness that contaminated the food you ate at a restaurant, it is important [...]

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