Distracted Driving and Truck Drivers: Statistics and Risks

Truck drivers hold an essential job that is critical to the U.S. economy. The transportation of goods is vital for small businesses and corporations, and without truck drivers, many people would not have access to necessary products and food. Although most truck drivers are hardworking and law-abiding citizens, some companies and/or drivers break the law […]

Left Turns and Motorcycle Accidents

Along with all the power, freedom, and love of the open road experienced by motorcyclists, there also comes danger. Motorcyclists are more vulnerable than car occupants in accidents simply because they are not surrounded by metal and fiberglass frames, reinforced roofs, or airbags. Unfortunately, they are also at risk from other vehicle drivers’ mistakes. According […]

Slip and Fall Accident at a Grocery Store. Who’s Liable?

Most grocery stores are operated by owners and workers who take pride in their cleanliness and safety. They know that revenue is generated when customers trust their surroundings enough to shop there. Sometimes, of course, accidents happen. A customer may drop a jar of spaghetti sauce, or an errant grape may be trodden into a […]

What Are the 4 D’s of Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a term that encompasses the many different scenarios in which a doctor, medical professional, or healthcare worker fails to provide appropriate treatment, gives substandard treatment, or omits an appropriate action, and this leads to treatment that causes the patient to experience harm, injury, or even death. Unfortunately, these events are not rare. […]

Road Rage and Car Accidents

Definitions: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines aggressive driving as something that happens when “ an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property.” Road rage is described as “the angry and violent behaviors at the extreme of the aggressive driving continuum” or when a […]

Hidden Dangers: What to Know About Whiplash Injuries

Some people dismiss whiplash as a minor injury or as something others exaggerate when trying to inflate compensation amounts from insurance companies. Most of these people have never had whiplash. If they had, they would know how painful and potentially serious this condition can sometimes be. Whiplash is also sometimes called a neck strain or […]

How Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Cases?

If you have exacerbated a pre-existing condition in a slip and fall accident or car accident, you may feel that you will have no chance of being compensated for your injuries, but that simply isn’t true. It is true that your case may be more complicated, but you do have right (and the law) on […]

The Most Common Causes of Malpractice Suits Against Physicians

Medical malpractice occurs when someone in a position of medical authority, such as a doctor, surgeon, or other healthcare professionals (anesthesiologist, dentist, chiropractor, etc.), causes harm to an individual either through negligence, omission, or purposeful action. The medical community has established standards of care that define what is and isn’t appropriate when providing medical care. […]