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How Do Personal Injury Lawyers Mediate Claims?

Mediation is becoming an increasingly popular method for settling disputes as an alternative to taking legal action. If you are having difficulties settling your personal injury claim, mediation may be an easier, cheaper method to help you get the compensation you deserve. Discover the pros and cons of mediation and how an experienced personal injury Read More

I Was Hit by a Drunk Driver, Do I Need a Lawyer?

Drunk drivers are nothing short of an epidemic and plague on the roads. Despite our best efforts to curb this reckless, irresponsible and criminal activity, thousands of people still die every single year from alcohol-related accidents. In fact, according to the CDC, over 10,000 deaths occurred in the year 2010 as the result of drunk Read More

How Insurance Companies Undercut Your Injury Claim

When you’re hurt in an accident, all you want is to get back on your feet. You’ve got a long, hard and expensive road to recovery ahead of you, and you rightfully expect that the responsible parties will be held accountable and pay for your injuries. Unfortunately, that’s when the insurance companies step in and Read More

What Happens When a Brake Failure Causes a Truck Accident

In the aftermath of a truck accident, many truck drivers will claim that their brakes failed and caused the accident. This assertion may very well be true — DOT data shows that 29 percent of large truck crashes involved braking issues — but it does not automatically deflect fault or liability from the truck driver. Read More

How To Prevent Elder Abuse Before It’s Too Late

One way of preventing elder abuse is by carefully choosing an adequate nursing home facility. Factors like money, distance, and available services can all impact your decision-making process, but the time it takes to find the ideal nursing home is certainly worthwhile to ensure the safety and wellbeing of your loved one. If you believe Read More

Personal Injury Attorneys: How Do They Negotiate Settlements?

When it comes to personal injury cases, the most common outcome is that you and your attorney will agree to a settlement with the most relevant insurance carrier. This outcome quite often results in you getting most or all of the compensation the policy promises to those who have covered incidents. It also avoids expensive, Read More

How To Spot The Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse

There are currently more than 16,000 nursing homes in the Unites States housing approximately two million elders over the age of 65. With more and more of our older population being admitted into nursing homes, the instances of abuse will unfortunately only increase. Abuse takes many forms, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and Read More

If You Rear-End Someone, Are You Automatically At Fault?

In general, the driver who rear-ends another vehicle is held responsible for the accident due to negligence on their behalf. This is not always the case, however, so we’ll look at a few guidelines for determining who is at fault for an accident. If you’ve been in an accident and are in need of legal Read More

What Damages are Available in a Wrongful Death Case?

When you lose a loved one, it’s one of the most emotionally taxing things you can go through. These circumstances can tear families apart and destroy finances. It’s even worse when the death is the fault of someone else. How can you pay for the final expenses, leftover medical bills and damages you’ve suffered? How Read More

What To Do When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is unfortunately all too common. Now that the “baby boomer” population is of nursing home age, there are going to be even more elders subjected to this kind of abuse. Here we discuss what constitutes as abuse, what to do if you suspect that one of your loved ones may be a Read More

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