Personal Injury Blog Posts

What You Need to Know to Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim

An injury caused by another’s negligence can impose a serious burden on your life by building up expensive medical bills and causing disruption to your daily activities. In order to pursue legal action against the at-fault individual for compensation… Read More

How Can I be Compensated for a Personal Injury Claim?

When a person is injured because of another’s negligence, he or she could be compensated through a personal injury settlement or verdict reached during a courtroom trial. Personal injury claims are considered a civil action, which means that instead… Read More

Tips for Handling Insurance Companies

If you were injured in an accident, it is important that you file a report with your insurance provider as soon as you are able. Although an insurance provider is meant to help you after an accident, it will assign an adjuster to evaluate your claim. The… Read More

I Slipped and Fell: Do I Have a Case?

A slip and fall accident occurs when someone becomes injured after falling on another’s property due to the presence of hazardous conditions. Property owners are obligated to ensure the safety of guests and visitors on their premises and may be held… Read More

Premises Liability Basics

In most states, premises liability laws require property owners to take reasonable care in maintaining their properties and state that they can be held responsible for any injuries that occur as a result of their negligence. Premises liability is often… Read More

Preventable Deaths Reach Highest Level in History

Preventable injuries have become the fourth leading cause of death in the country and are killing Americans at the highest rate in history, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). Preventable deaths trail only heart disease, cancer and chronic… Read More

Adolescent Concussion Rates Doubled from 2007 to 2014

Concussion diagnoses among adolescents doubled between 2007 and 2014, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco. Researchers analyzed the health insurance claims of nearly nine million Americans and found… Read More

Premises Liability: Accidents in Swimming Pools

In children ages one to four, drowning is the number one cause of death in injury-related cases. Swimming pools pose the highest risk for submersion injuries among these children. When accidents take place in a public, private, or personal swimming pool,… Read More

Victim of Car-Versus-Pedestrian Accident Speaks Out, Asks for Help Identifying Hit-and-Run Driver

An Arizona woman is asking residents to come forward if they have any information about the car-versus-pedestrian accident that nearly claimed her life in October of last year. While enjoying a "trunk-or-treat" Halloween event with her nieces, a 33-year-old… Read More

Majority of Pedestrian Accidents Involve Those in Wheelchairs

Data collected from recently conducted research shows wheelchair users are more likely to be killed in vehicle-pedestrian accidents than pedestrians who are walking or riding a bicycle. Additionally, the data shows a staggering amount of wheelchair-confined… Read More

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