You feel that you have a strong injury claim. Consequently, you've been checking out different personal injury lawyers who might be able to represent you. You've likely contacted a few of them and even had a couple of consultations. Eventually, you're going to want to commit to hiring a particular personal injury law firm. When do you have to commit to one, though? Strictly Speaking, It's Not Required In the strictest sense, the answer is that you don't have to ever hire an attorney.
13 July 2021
Going to the beach can be a very fun day in the sun and you might even be able to enjoy some waves or go swimming. However, with so many people at the beach, there is also a potential for you to become injured by another guest. This can include an injury due to recklessness or even malice. The Cause of Your Injury Currents and tides are some of the most common reasons for an injury on the beach.
16 October 2020
While the mental image of law is for a plaintiff and defendant to argue in court, most car accident cases are handled more by an insurance provider. If you believe that you are not at fault when you had a car accident, you may discover that the other motorist has an insurance provider who is much more stubborn and does not want to pay for the damages. In many cases, this means that you'll need to involve a car accident attorney to help you with the following problems.
16 December 2019
While riding your bicycle to work or school may be great for the environment and your health, it can also be a bit dangerous if the drivers in your area are not paying attention. Hopefully, you will never be involved in a crash, yet you should always be prepared for the worst. Here are a few things to keep in mind in case of an accident. Remain Calm Immediately following an accident you will likely feel disoriented, upset, and physically hurt.
9 October 2019
Auto accidents are very common in this country. In fact, every year, there are 6 million auto accidents in the United States. These kinds of accidents are capable of causing permanent injuries and even death. If everyone did their part to help prevent accidents, there would be less injuries and less deaths. If you want to do everything you can to reduce your chances of causing an auto accident, here are four things you can do.
24 July 2019
Changes in nursing home regulations that began November 28, 2016, aim to reduce the risk of elder abuse in nursing facilities. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services understand the need for nursing home residents to participate in the implementation of their care plan, and it is now required that all residents have an established care plan within 48 hours of entering the facility. In addition, the grievance process has been improved, financial exploitation is now deemed abuse, and the regulations call for better training and background checks on employees.
30 January 2017
The key to being a safe driver will typically rest in your hands. However, there are other factors that can have a major impact on being able to remain free of accidents. The most common method of getting around these days is by vehicle, and there are millions of drivers on the road. Working to get to where you need to be with the least stress and without injury is important.
27 July 2016
If a child who is in your care receives a settlement after being involved in an accident, you may be wondering how to manage that money. You may have some questions about how the money is dispersed and how it can be accessed. Here are some common questions -- and answers -- about personal injury settlements awarded to a minor under age 18. Is the money given to the parent or guardian?
13 July 2016
If someone begins tailgating you, tries to cut you off, honks their horn wildly or makes gestures to that show they are upset, you may be seeing the signs of road rage. What should you do if another driver's actions due to their anger -- justified or not -- threatens to cause an accident? Preventing Road Rage Accidents The first step to handling a accident involving an aggressive driver is not to get in one.
17 June 2016
Ex-cop and convicted murder Drew Petterson is in the news for trying to take out a hit on the prosecutor that handled his case. As a former police officer, Petterson should have been aware of how often jailhouse confidants turn into jailhouse informants. If you want to avoid the same sort of problems, this is what you should know about what you should and shouldn't say while in jail, either awaiting your trial or after.
27 May 2016