Ouch! Why Are Some Slip And Fall Injuries So Common?

Everyone has fallen at some point, and most falls lead to minor injuries or no injuries at all. For this reason, if you slip and fall on some else's property as a customer, the property owner might not appreciate how serious your injuries are. They may do everything possible to downplay the accident and avoid liability for your injuries. What makes fall injuries so common and dangerous?  Slippery and Wet Floors Read More 

Three Useful Abilities An Auto Accident Attorney Has

In the United States, 27% of car accidents lead to non-fatal injuries and 6% of accidents lead to fatalities. After an accident, you might assume that you can simply submit a claim and receive compensation for your injuries. Sometimes it feels insurance carriers do everything they can to deny your claim. Fortunately, auto accident attorneys have several tools in their toolkit to help fight for the settlement you deserve. 1. Prior Experience Negotiating with Insurance Carriers Read More 

Three Situations When You Have A Case Of Personal Injury After A Motorcycle Accident

If you have been in an accident while riding your motorcycle, you need to consider contacting an attorney, especially if you have sustained injuries. Often a motorcyclist is blamed for accidents because there is a built-in bias against the biker. Most people drive cars, and they sometimes think of motorcycles as being a nuisance. You may be told the accident was your fault, but often it is the motorcycle rider that has a good case. Read More 

The Curious Cases Of Being Injured On Your Own Property

Homeowners often find themselves responsible when someone gets hurt on their property. What happens when the homeowner suffers an injury, though? Questions arise about who, in whole or part, caused the injury and why. Even though someone suffers harm from an incident on his/her property, seeking compensation may be possible depending on a third-party's negligence. While a homeowner's policy would likely contain a clause that bars the property owner from filing a claim, he/she can still take civil action. Read More 

How Keeping A Pain Journal Can Benefit You In Two Ways

Many people are unaware of the mental effects of a car accident — until it becomes clear that things are not the same as they were before the wreck. Victims of careless drivers can suffer from innumerable forms of harm. The way an accident can affect their emotional health is not often talked about or acknowledged by victims. Personal injury law, though, certainly acknowledges it and gives it a name — pain and suffering. Read More