A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Blog

7 Common Injuries from Defective Products

When you buy a product, you expect it work. You also have every right to expect it to be safe. But too often consumers get hurt while going about their lives and using everyday products as advertised. It’s terrifying when it happens, and, unfortunately, it can be expensive and time-consuming too. Here are some of [...]

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slipping and falling are some of the most common types of injuries people experience, especially in public places. Slips and falls can cause serious injury, even though you might not feel the effects until days later. If you’re involved in a slip and fall accident while you’re running errands, shopping, or visiting a business, here’s [...]

6 Ways to Avoid Auto Accidents During the Holidays

From Thanksgiving to Christmas, Hanukkah, and the New Year, traffic gets worse and worse as the holiday season progresses. This means that your chances of getting into (or causing) an auto accident go up tremendously. Avoid the cost, injury, and potential lawsuits by being more careful out on the road. Here are a few ways [...]

How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Get Paid?

You’ve been injured in an accident, and the other person was at fault. You think you might have a case and have considered suing, but you can’t afford a lawyer. Now you’re seeing commercials from other personal injury attorneys who say, “We don’t get paid unless you do!” How does it work? If you hire [...]

What is SSI and How Can an Attorney Help If You’re Denied?

Everyone wants to be healthy, go to work, and earn a living so you can take care of your family and live a good life. But when something, like an injury or illness, interferes with that ability, you should also expect a safety net to help you out. That’s what Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or [...]

What to Do When You Go Back to Work After an Injury

Getting hurt on the job is painful, scary, and stressful. Your employer is legally obligated to carry workers’ compensation to protect you when this happens. Your medical expenses and lost wages should be paid while you recover. But what about when you’re ready to return to work? It’s rarely as simple as showing back on [...]

18 Things You Need to Know About Distracted Driving

Whether we realize it or not, most of us get distracted while we’re driving at least some of the time. Unfortunately, losing focus while driving is one of top reasons auto accidents occur every year. To avoid expensive insurance claims, potential lawsuits, and other legal consequences, you need to avoid letting yourself get distracted while [...]

7 Situations When a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You

You’ve been in an accident -- at work, on the road, in a store -- and you know it wasn’t your fault. Someone else was the reason you’re hurt, not working, and racking up medical bills. So you follow the rules you’re given: you file a claim, send in the paperwork, and wait. But the [...]

What is Nursing Home Abuse and How Can an Attorney Help?

Unfortunately, elder abuse is all too common. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that half a million people over the age of 60 are abused or neglected each year. While not all seniors live in nursing homes, many do. Nursing home abuse is a very real concern for the adults living there and their [...]

9 Things Your Boss is Required to Do for Workers Compensation

Workers compensation is a form of insurance that protects employees if you get hurt or sick while on the job or as a result of the job you do. It pays your medical costs and lost wages after a job-related injury or illness. It’s a benefit your employer pays for and offers, but it’s not [...]

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