If you have been hurt on the job or elsewhere, finding a lawyer who is an expert in personal injury law will be the proper course of action. If you have been injured, chances are, you have expensive medical bills piling up. If you believe that someone else is at fault for your injuries, it does not make sense for you to shoulder this tremendous financial burden on your own. Personal injury law will help to make you whole again if someone else is the reason that you have been hurt. These lawsuits are not at all uncommon. About 20% of them come from car accidents alone. The US federal government pays out more than $200 million every year because of civil suits against it. However, despite these large numbers, only around 2% of tort suits ever actually make it to trial. Much of Continue reading
Did you know that 20% of individuals will experience a disability during their prime working years of 21-64? Many of these disabilities are caused by personal injury, which results in one person getting injured at the hands of another person. There are several types of personal injury that can occur at any time, so if you have been affected by personal injury, it is important to prove legal liability so that you can get the money you are entitled to.
1. Types of personal injury. Before trying to prove liability, it is important to first identify the different types of personal injury. Dog attacks, for example, are a form of personal injury that occur when another person’s dog attacks or injures you. Although 84% of dogs involved in fatal attacks were abused or neglected and some dog breeds are known to be Continue reading
Every minute in America, one person is injured in an alcohol-related car accident. Tallied up, that’s over 10,000 people who die every single year from drunk driving crashes. Couple that with expensive criminal defense attorney fees, and you have a recipe for a highly disastrous decision.
In case it hasn’t been made abundantly clear to you by now, don’t drink and drive. In fact, don’t even plan to have a drink if you know you’ll have to operate your car later on in the evening. The only way to completely crush your chances of getting cited by a police officer for either driving while intoxicated or Continue reading