What to look for in nursing home negligence
October 15, 2016
When older people move into nursing home facilities, despite the fact that they may be experiencing deteriorating physical or mental conditions, they have a reasonable right to expect they will be well cared for. Most of the time, that’s the case.
However, there are instances where nursing homes to do not measure up and can actually cause harm to the people they are entrusted to care for. [...] read more
An overview of defective product lawsuits
October 8, 2016
If you’ve been injured through the use of a defective product, you may have a strong case to collect damages as a result. Although laws vary by state, a manufacturer or a seller of a product is liable if the product is deemed unreasonably dangerous and results in injury to its users.
A product can be classified as defective in three possible ways:
Design defect – This [...] read more
Proving negligence in a truck accident case
September 24, 2016
In most all cases, accidents involving commercial trucks are catastrophic due to the size and the weight of the vehicles that are involved.
Property damage is more significant.Serious injuries are more prevalent. And the consequences are more severe, especially if the freight on the truck is hazardous or flammable.
If you’re a victim in an accident involving a truck, and you’ve sustained [...] read more
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