Liability In Car-Pedestrian Personal Injury Suits: A Brief Primer


As a pedestrian, you certainly know some of the dangers and pratfalls that can befall you. Being involved in an accident where a vehicle hits you is just one of many. Luckily, you should know that you may be entitled to damages that cover your medical bills – as well as possibly other issues – on behalf of the individual who caused the incident. Throughout the course of this brief guide, you will have a few common questions answered about the issue of liability in a car-pedestrian accident.

27 May 2016

Mistakes To Avoid After A Denial For Social Security Disability Benefits


Following a denial for Social Security disability benefits, you have the choice of filing an appeal. During the appeal, every aspect of your claim will come under close scrutiny, and one mistake could result in the Social Security Administration, or SSA, deciding to uphold the original decision. To help you avoid damaging your claim, here are some of the most common mistakes made in disability appeals that you should avoid. 

17 May 2016

Pro-Wrestling Event Injuries: 4 Factors That May Impact Your Case


Attending a pro-wrestling event is a thrilling experience filled with great performers and a lot of action. When attending a pro-wrestling event, you may expect the violence to stay inside of the ring. When you are injured as a member of the audience, you may have a personal injury case on your hands. There are many factors that go into this case and sorting through them with a personal injury attorney is the best way to break down these cases and build evidence.

4 May 2016

3 Things To Take Pictures Of After Your Motorcycle Accident


They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and a picture -- or even better, multiple pictures -- can certainly be helpful if you file a personal injury case after a motorcycle accident. These are a few things that you should take photographs of if at all possible. Then, turn these pictures over to your personal injury attorney to help your case as much as possible. 1. Your Visible Injuries

20 April 2016

Don't Let Legal Terms Contort Your Tort


When you are hurt by the negligent acts of another person, the road to getting relief is often not as straightforward as you might like it to be. In fact, this road is strewn with legal jargon. Simply trying to navigate tricky terms can be challenging. Even if you plan on having a lawyer by your side, it can help to understand some of the key terms that may come up in a personal injury relief.

11 April 2016

Why You May Be Arrested But Not Charged With A Crime


Not everybody arrested on suspicion of a criminal act ends up getting charged with a crime. Even if you aren't innocent, there are routes your arrest may take that do not involve official criminal charges. Here are a few examples of such routes: Mediation You may escape a criminal charge and trial if your case is diverted out of the criminal court system and designated for mediation. A facilitator will work with you and the complainant to discuss the accusations and solve it out of court.

30 March 2016

When A Hospital Injury Isn't Medical Malpractice


Just because you were injured in a hospital doesn't mean that you can sue the hospital for medical malpractice. This might be the case even if your injury was caused by another person's negligence. Here are three examples of such cases: Injuries Caused By Non-medical Staff Doctors and nurses aren't the only hospital workers whose negligence may cause injuries in a hospital. Negligence of other hospital workers, such as janitors and drivers, may also cause accidents in the hospital.

17 March 2016