Personal Injury

Mediation and Settlements in Personal Injury Cases

Many professions use specialized shorthand and jargon to convey complex internal concepts. In some instances, these words are the same as common phrases and sayings but with new meaning attached. First, let's discuss the term "mediation". Mediation [...]

Mediation and Settlements in Personal Injury Cases2021-03-04T12:28:45-04:00

What Are the Different Damage Types in Personal Injury Cases?

While it’s true that a personal injury case hinges on establishing liability, it isn’t the only deciding factor in valuing your case. It is also important to know to what extent each party played a part in [...]

What Are the Different Damage Types in Personal Injury Cases?2021-02-12T11:38:48-04:00

Delays and Complications During a Personal Injury Trial

Effectively fighting in court, much like fighting in other aspects of life, takes a great deal of preparation. The time between filing a suit and waiting for your day in court is fraught with slights and pitfalls. [...]

Delays and Complications During a Personal Injury Trial2021-01-28T11:31:31-04:00

The Rising Risk of Birth Injuries During Triage

Resource scarcity has always been a component of medical care. In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, shortages in supplies, space, and staff have made birth injuries during triage more common. Emergency rooms and instant-care clinics [...]

The Rising Risk of Birth Injuries During Triage2021-01-15T18:16:45-04:00

Hospital Errors Can Cause Cerebral Palsy

The birth of a child is a joyful event looked forward to with delight and anxious anticipation for months, sometimes years, beforehand. Many nights are spent reading pregnancy and parenting books, nurseries are meticulously painted and decorated, and [...]

Hospital Errors Can Cause Cerebral Palsy2020-12-17T12:17:58-04:00

Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied

Workers’ compensation claims seem simple enough to most people. If you’re injured while on the job, you get to sue your employer, right? While you can certainly file the lawsuit for that reason, it might not necessarily [...]

Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied2020-12-10T21:27:15-04:00

The Peaks of Medical Malpractice: Fewer Claims, Bigger Mistakes

Trends in medical malpractice claims and payouts are promising. For the past 20 years claims for smaller settlements have dropped by 55%. It’s not all good news, though, claims for larger settlements have been going up. Today, [...]

The Peaks of Medical Malpractice: Fewer Claims, Bigger Mistakes2020-11-05T11:29:36-04:00

Under Construction: Personal Injury Near Worksites

Numerous jobs contain risk and dangerous elements. Those who work in these jobs receiving training about risk aversion to function safely in their professions. But what of those that end up risk adjacent? It is not enough [...]

Under Construction: Personal Injury Near Worksites2020-10-28T10:42:37-04:00

Handling An Accident When At-Fault Party Has No License or No Insurance

Some people worry that they will someday be in an auto accident with an unlicensed or uninsured driver. Both conditions offer unique challenges for getting compensation for injuries and damage to the victim of an accident. When [...]

Handling An Accident When At-Fault Party Has No License or No Insurance2020-10-08T11:02:15-04:00

“Who’s at fault?”- Determining Negligence in Personal Injury Cases

One of the more difficult questions in a personal injury case is “who is at fault?” Deciding this question is the bulk of an injury claim with the remainder focused on to what extent and questions of [...]

“Who’s at fault?”- Determining Negligence in Personal Injury Cases2020-09-24T11:10:08-04:00

Court Delays and Limitations in Personal Injury

In these unprecedented times, courts have limited resources for both civil and criminal matters, at times they get overwhelmed and cases face delays. How do those delays impact the statute of limitations on personal injury cases? For [...]

Court Delays and Limitations in Personal Injury2020-09-10T11:04:37-04:00

The Unthinkable: Maliciously Spreading the Virus and Causing Personal Injury

Working on personal injury cases is always tough but it can be tough in different ways. In many instances, an injured party was injured in an accident or through negligence. It’s important to think of tort laws [...]

The Unthinkable: Maliciously Spreading the Virus and Causing Personal Injury2020-08-13T11:19:09-04:00

Understanding Third-Party Agents Liability and Rights

With so many businesses closed and others tentatively opening, it can be frightening to engage with employees or to enter a building. To get around this, many people are relying on third-party agents to handle their shopping [...]

Understanding Third-Party Agents Liability and Rights2020-08-06T11:45:09-04:00

Posted Warnings and Personal Injury Fault

As sectors of the economy seek to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and consumes alike wonder about the safety.  Businesses, in particular, face the biting choice of staying closed, and seeing further reductions [...]

Posted Warnings and Personal Injury Fault2020-07-30T12:10:52-04:00

The Role of Bad “Medical Advice” in Malpractice

Most people interact with doctors only when they are injured or ill. These heightened states make it easy to latch onto information, even when that information may be wrong. It can be difficult to figure out what [...]

The Role of Bad “Medical Advice” in Malpractice2020-07-02T12:02:07-04:00

Workers’ Compensation From Exposure: Does it Include COVID-19?

It’s tough for the American workforce right now. It’s common for many to fear exposure to a dangerous infectious disease and subsequently lose work, infect their families, or worse. Complicating this further is uncertainty of what life [...]

Workers’ Compensation From Exposure: Does it Include COVID-19?2020-04-09T10:40:26-04:00

What Are the Long-Term Costs After a Birth Injury?

The days leading up to a birth are some of the most stressful a parent can go through. The mixture of hopes and fears keeps the family on its toes. Fortunately, most births go smoothly, and the [...]

What Are the Long-Term Costs After a Birth Injury?2020-02-20T11:33:10-04:00

Birth Injury Prevention Steps and Statistics

No topic creates as much fear and apprehension as an injury to a newly-born infant. Part of this comes from a deep-seated need to protect the young. The other part comes from the knowledge that a small [...]

Birth Injury Prevention Steps and Statistics2020-02-13T11:30:17-04:00

Understanding Fault in Slip and Fall Personal Injury Accidents

When you suffer an injury due to a slip, trip, or fall on someone else’s property, it can be difficult to know exactly who is at fault, and as such, responsible for your injury. Whether your injury [...]

Understanding Fault in Slip and Fall Personal Injury Accidents2019-08-01T10:49:10-04:00
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