Each year approximately 37,000 Americans lose their lives in auto accidents. Dealing with the loss of a family member due to a fatal car accident can be horrific, especially if the accident was caused by another driver. While you can't put a price on the loss of a life, and money won't bring your family member back, you can file a wrongful death claim. Use the following tips to increase the chances of winning your wrongful death lawsuit: [Read More]
How Maximum Medical Improvement Affects Your Personal Injury Case
If you have been injured and are pursuing a personal injury case in order to be compensated for your injuries, you need to understand how maximum medical improvement affects your case. Understanding The Basics Of Maximum Medical Improvement To start with, you need to understand what maximum medical improvement, commonly referred to as MMI means. MMI does not mean you are completely healed from your injuries and will not need any medical care down the road. [Read More]
Five Things You Should Know About Suing The Police
Almost every day the news has another story about clashes between police officers and civilians -- often with allegations of police misconduct, illegal activity, and brutality. More people than ever are concerned about their civil rights - especially when it seems like people are being arrested or injured by the police for small things like filming police during an arrest. If you've been a victim of police misconduct, here are five things that you need to know: [Read More]
How Dangerous Is That Hotel Hot Tub?
Hot tubs are wonderful inventions and a lot of people enjoy them, especially while on vacation. However, they can also be highly dangerous—and even deadly. This is what you should know. Hot Tubs Have Hidden Dangers. Out of the more than 6,000 hot tub injuries every year, the majority of injuries are caused by slips and falls. The rest of the injuries vary considerably, including: a lack of barriers to prevent young children from getting into the tubs an absence of lifeguards or safety guards defective pool equipment overcrowding exposed screws underwater slippery or slimy surfaces from improper cleaning An additional concern is that many hot tubs lack safety grates on their vacuum drains and/or have no safety release mechanisms to stop the suction action of the drains if someone gets caught on one. [Read More]