The steps in settling a car accident case
September 17, 2016
In accidents involving medium to severe injuries, it’s probably in your best financial and legal interests to hire a car accident lawyer. Although a vast majority of cases never make it to trial, a lawyer can be an effective asset to help you recover what you are owed.
Because it’s generally recognized that trials are time consuming and expensive, most car accident cases are resolved thro [...] read more
Brain injury lawsuits depend on many factors
September 10, 2016
There is no type of brain injury that is not serious. As the primary organ that governs every action in your life, when a brain injury occurs, it will disrupt every aspect of everyday work.
Brain injuries can be temporary or they can be permanent, up to and including death. They can occur in two primary ways – traumatic brain injuries and acquired brain injuries. Traumatic brain injurie [...] read more
How to prove fault in a medical malpractice case
September 3, 2016
Despite their best efforts, sometimes doctors make mistakes. And even though we expect a certain standard of care from health care professionals, there are times when they fall short. While they can’t cure everything, a physician is expected to maintain a certain standard of care. When that standard falls short and results in harm to a patient, that patient can seek damages for medical mal [...] read more
Understanding the basics of a personal injury case
August 27, 2016
If you are involved in a personal injury case, there’s a good chance one or more personal injury lawyers are also going to be involved. While those lawyers live in the world of personal injury law every day, chances are, much of what goes on in a personal injury case may be foreign to you. To educate yourself and to best protect your interests, you need to at least have a basic grasp of some [...] read more
Three Types of Accidents Caused by Improperly Loaded Trucks
June 2, 2016
The injuries can be catastrophic when a truck is not properly loaded, but how exactly does the way cargo is loaded onto a truck contribute to a truck accident?
Improper Loads Can Cause a Deadly Truck Crash
When a truck is overloaded or the goods on a truck are not evenly distributed, a truck may be more likely to:
- Spill its goods. When the cargo spills onto [...] read more
NTSB Blames CTA Procedures For Crash Of Unmanned Runaway Train
June 1, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the runaway Blue Line train that crashed into a westbound train last Monday, injuring dozens of people, had been left with its power on and in a setting that permitted its unmanned operation, at a CTA repair terminal. The setting that the train was left in apparently allowed the train to keep moving even though emergency brakes had been [...] read more