Full Coverage Auto Insurance, What Does That Really Mean?

Auto insurance can be a scary, dark, and mysterious world. A world full of vague and misleading legal terms. Full coverage is one of those terms that gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean? Three Major Areas of Auto Insurance Coverage The truth is, there is no such thing as one full coverage policy. Rather, it is …

McDonald’s Hot Coffee Lawsuit

Ahhhhh, the infamous case of the hot McDonald’s coffee. Everyone has heard of it. The hot coffee, which spilled in 1992, has become something of folklore in United States culture. Most people know two facts about the case: A woman spilled hot McDonald’s coffee on herself. She sued and was awarded $2.7 million. If only legal proceedings were that simple. …

Important Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

Each year in the United States, a large number of people are seriously injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents. The National Safety Council reports that an estimated 38,300 people were killed in traffic accidents in 2015 and another 4.4 million were seriously injured. When a person is involved in an accident, he or she may not be thinking ahead …

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A Guide to Personal Injury Settlements, Negotiations and Trials

Accidents happen. It is unfortunate, but it’s a fact of life. A normal day can be turned on its head by even a low speed, fairly minor car accident. You can even get injured on a simple walk to the store. You could fall off a ladder at work and hurt yourself. The incident may be completely coincidental, or due …

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When Can I Sue for Electrocution?

Electricians are not the only professionals at risk of death or injury by electrocution. Approximately 140 construction workers are killed on the job each year by coming in contact with electricity. Carpenters, roofers, cement workers and machine technicians are at an elevated risk of electric shock. Contact with electricity can cause severe burns, ventricular fibrillation and death. Defective Product Electrocution …

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How do I Know if I Have a Personal Injury Case?

When you’ve been injured, there are usually unpleasant hassles involved in your recovery, such as paying for medical bills, losing wages from not being able to work, and simply dealing with the physical pain of the injury. It’s often even more difficult when your injury occurred as a result of someone else’s mistake, since part of your recovery involves dealing …