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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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 …

Traumatic Brain Injury Victim: “I Miss My Memory”

Blogger Amy Zellmer had an amazing memory until one fateful morning, when she slipped on a patch of ice and hit her head on the ground below. The back of her skull absorbed the full force of the fall, and Zellmer suffered numerous injuries, including a TBI (traumatic brain injury). View image | gettyimages.com “I had no idea the journey …

Damages for Personal Injury

  If you’re considering filing a personal injury claim for a car crash, slip and fall or any other type of accident, you may be wondering what your case is worth. Figuring out the extent of “damages” entailed in your accident is calculated monetarily, physically, mentally, and in some cases- whether the defendant’s conduct is punishable. In a personal injury …

Property Owners List the Five Most Common Slip and Fall Sites

A slip and fall can happen anywhere, and the injuries are often a lot more severe than the classic banana-peel gag might suggest. Frequently, lawsuits in these cases arise out of hotels, retail stores, and residential communities. View image | gettyimages.com There’s a new article making its way around the condominium management industry and it reveals property owners’ own concern …

Tiger Woods Facing Slip and Fall Lawsuit

He’s back in the news and, once again, it’s not because of his golf game. View image | gettyimages.com The latest in a series of high-profile legal actions finds Tiger Woods slapped with a slip and fall lawsuit. The plaintiff? A retired police officer that used to work after-hours as a private security guard at Woods’ estate. The guard, John …

Taco Bell, Target, Dollar General Face Slip and Fall Lawsuits

“Slip and fall” is one of the most common accident injuries in the world. In the classic scenario, a customer in a store slips on something (a puddle or another hazard — a banana peel is the iconic image) and falls, sustaining damage to the body. View image | gettyimages.com Retailers, restaurants, and other public operations are all chiefly aware …