How Statutes of Repose Impact a Personal Injury Case

Understanding Statutes of Repose A statute of limitations is the amount of time a person has to file a lawsuit after he or she discovers an injury. A statute of repose is the length of time that a manufacturer is liable for an accident because of its negligence. This generally applies to construction errors, but [...]

By |2019-01-17T21:00:45-07:00January 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Statutes of Repose Impact a Personal Injury Case

How to Make Sure You Have the Right-of-Way at a U-Turn

How to Avoid Getting in a Crash at a U-Turn The Driver's Handbook isn't always clear and as more time goes by since your last review (such as when you take your driver’s test), the more you tend to forget. While it's true that the road rules are evolving constantly, U-turn right of way determinations [...]

By |2019-01-15T21:00:45-07:00January 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Make Sure You Have the Right-of-Way at a U-Turn

Claiming Wrongful Death After a Car Accident

When a Car Accident Leads to Wrongful Death Death is an unavoidable part of living, but sometimes death comes too soon because of the negligence of others. If someone dies because of the fault of another’s negligence or recklessness, their loved ones might be able to claim losses from the at-fault entity. Here is everything [...]

By |2019-01-08T21:00:06-07:00January 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Claiming Wrongful Death After a Car Accident

What You Should Do When You’ve Been Injured

Steps to Take Following an Injury Whether you've been involved in a car accident or assault and battery, there are a variety of steps that you should take to make sure that the aftermath of the injury is handled properly. Being injured can leave you feeling dazed in a way that makes it difficult to [...]

By |2018-12-27T21:00:50-07:00December 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What You Should Do When You’ve Been Injured

How to Get Disability Benefits

An Overview of the Disability Benefit Application Process If you experience chronic pain or mood swings that interfere with your ability to work, it may be possible to get Social Security disability benefits (SSD). As part of the application process, an examiner will review your medical history as well as other information deemed relevant to [...]

By |2018-12-25T21:00:53-07:00December 25th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to Get Disability Benefits

What to Do After Falling From a Ladder on Private Property

Determining Liability After a Ladder Accident Ladders can be great tools to assist with cleaning gutters or other household activities. However, a defective ladder could result in a fall causing serious injuries. The same could be true if you don't use this tool properly. How do you determine who is liable for injuries caused after [...]

By |2018-12-20T21:00:01-07:00December 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What to Do After Falling From a Ladder on Private Property

How to Drive Safely During Inclement Winter Weather

Safety Tips for Driving During the Winter While the driving test that you take when you're applying for a driver's license is designed to test your on-the-road driving skills, it's impossible for these tests to take snow, ice, and other inclement weather into account. The way you should drive in snow and ice is completely [...]

By |2018-12-18T21:00:20-07:00December 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to Drive Safely During Inclement Winter Weather

Tips for Avoiding Animal Bites

How to Prevent Animal Bites An animal bite can be painful whether or not the teeth actually break the skin. In some cases, it can result in infection and other serious health complications. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to minimize the odds that an animal decides to bite you. Don't Approach an [...]

By |2018-12-13T21:00:25-07:00December 13th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for Avoiding Animal Bites

How Are Lost Future Earnings Calculated?

How to Fairly Calculate Lost Earnings If an individual is hurt in an accident caused by another party's negligence, he or she may be entitled to lost future earnings. However, it can be hard to determine just how much a person may earn over the course of several years or decades. Therefore, several variables are [...]

By |2018-12-11T21:00:58-07:00December 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Are Lost Future Earnings Calculated?

How Are Personal Injury Settlements Determined?

How Much Can You Expect From Your Personal Injury Settlement? One of the first things clients ask injury attorneys is "How much can I get for my claim?" While there are general guidelines for different types of injuries, many factors are at play that can alter the settlement amount from case to case. No one can say [...]

By |2018-12-06T21:00:20-07:00December 6th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Are Personal Injury Settlements Determined?
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