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Personal Injury: Car Accidents Caused by Cell Phone Use

Personal Injury: Car Accidents Caused by Cell Phone Use

Personal Injury: Car Accidents Caused by Cell Phone Use According to the Insurance Information Group, over 230 million people use a cell phone today. One of the most popular places to make a call is from your car. It seems like the perfect time to take care of business, call your spouse or kids, catchContinue Reading

Personal Injury: Brain Injury

Personal Injury: Brain Injury

Common Injury Claim: Brain Injury “Brain Injury” is a broad phrase that encompasses such terms as “head injury,” “head trauma,” and “traumatic brain injury.” They all refer to some kind of physical trauma to the head and brain that disrupts the brain’s normal functioning. A brain injury can result from a blow, shake, penetration, orContinue Reading

Personal Injury: Hit and Run

Personal Injury: Hit and Run

Personal Injury: Hit and Run A hit and run accident is defined as: “Being or involving the driver of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident, especially one in which a pedestrian or another vehicle has been struck.” Under state law, if someone is injured, the person who caused the injury isContinue Reading

Personal Injury: Spinal Cord Injury

Personal Injury: Spinal Cord Injury

Common Injury Claim: Spinal Cord Injury While motor vehicle accidents make up 50% of spinal cord injuries, they can also be the result of gunshot wounds, acts of violence, construction or swimming pool accidents, a fall, a sports injury, or any type of accident that impacts the spinal cord. In the United States alone, approximatelyContinue Reading

Personal Injury: Dog Bites

Personal Injury: Dog Bites

Common Injury: Dog Bite Dogs are man’s best friend. They’re our companions, our protection from intruders and some of the gentlest creatures on the planet. Unfortunately, not all dogs fall into this mold. Due to various circumstances, some dogs are more fierce and aggressive than others. Dog bites are often unexpected and unpredictable. They areContinue Reading

Personal Injury: Car Accidents with Pedestrians

Personal Injury: Car Accidents with Pedestrians

Personal Injury: Car Accidents with Pedestrians The statistics are staggering. Thousands of pedestrians are killed or injured in traffic accidents each year. In 2010, pedestrian-related car accidents killed more than 4,000 Americans and injured 70,000. A pedestrian is 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a car accident than a passenger in a vehicle.Continue Reading

Personal Injury: Bus Accidents

Personal Injury: Bus Accidents

Common Injury Claims: Bus Accidents Mass transportation is a growing industry in the United States. With the increase in traffic congestion and the cost of gasoline skyrocketing, the use of mass transport vehicles is also on the rise. While the increase in mass transportation helps eliminate some of the pollutants in the environment and alleviateContinue Reading

Personal Injury: Car Accidents in a Leased Vehicle

Personal Injury: Car Accidents in a Leased Vehicle

By definition, a lease is a contractual arrangement calling for the lessee (user) to pay the lessor (owner) for the use of an asset. You can lease real estate, office space, cars, and even wedding dresses! You possess the asset (in our case, the vehicle), for the term of the lease, but you do notContinue Reading

Personal Injury: What you should know if you are in a construction accident

Personal Injury: What you should know if you are in a construction accident

A construction accident is much different than other personal injuries, such as car accidents or medical malpractices. Construction sites change quickly and therefore you must react quickly. What you should do first. Take several photos of the scene (if you or someone helping you are able to). Save any evidence that will help your case.Continue Reading

Personal Injury: Motorcycle Accidents – Immediate and Late-Appearing Injuries

Personal Injury: Motorcycle Accidents – Immediate and Late-Appearing Injuries

Unfortunately, even some of the most experienced motorcyclists may face a devastating accident. Motorcycle accidents are often more serious than motor vehicle accidents because motorcycles offer less protection. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 80 % of motorcycle accidents result in injury or death and motorcyclists are 26 times more likely to dieContinue Reading