According to the Bureau of Transportation, around 13 car crashes occur every minute in the U.S. When an accident happens it’s important to know what steps to take and how to protect your rights. The most important step you can take is to hire a qualified car accident attorney who understands the law and is […]
Did you know that on average, 95% of lawsuits are settled before they go to trial? With that statistic in mind, hiring a personal injury lawyer to handle your claim can ensure that you’re getting the amount you deserve from your claim, regardless of the stage at which you’re awarded. Here’s what you need to […]
An injury often leaves victims feeling confused and overwhelmed. You may face significant losses, including physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing and financial expense. Personal injury law helps you get compensation to cover these losses. If you are the victim of personal injury, here’s what you need to do. What Is Personal Injury? Personal injury law is also […]
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, around 31 million people are injured in accidents in the US every year. While some accidents and injuries are inevitable, many are preventable or avoidable. If you’ve been injured as a result of negligence on behalf of another person, an employer or an organization, you may be […]
It’s just a fact of life that people suffer injuries on a daily basis, and more often than not through no fault of their own. When bodily harm is caused by a negligent or willfully violent third party, the victim may be entitled to compensation, which can be awarded through a personal injury lawsuit. Unfortunately, […]
A landscaper was injured by explosives brought onto the property by a tenant of the property’s owner. The trial court entered summary judgment in favor of the owner of the residence. On appeal, the plaintiff contended a month-to-month tenancy provides the landlord the right to enter and inspect the property at periodic intervals.
A high school student took a swing on a rope swing attached to a tree in a county park. The rope broke and the boy was seriously injured when he hit debris below, which debris included cut-down tree limbs and brush left by county maintenance workers. Afterward, an expert opined the rope was damaged from exposure to the sun for over three months.
While exiting a haunted house attraction, a patron was confronted by a final scare known as the “Carrie” effect—so named because, like the horror film Carrie, patrons are led to believe the attraction is over, only to be met by one more extreme fright.
In a personal injury case, a jury found defendant negligent and awarded $261,713.71 for past medical expenses. Plaintiff had no medical insurance, and her medical providers rendered service to her on a lien basis. However, a third party purchased the lien for a discounted amount, although plaintiff remained liable for the total amount.
Ten days prior to trial, the trial court informed the parties “the court no longer provides a court reporter for civil trials, and the parties have to provide their own reporters for trial.”