Police Brutality Victims Could Benefit By Talking to a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are the victim of police brutality, you need to contact a personal injury lawyer. The majority of police officers are committed, honest and ethical. They choose a profession where they are underpaid and overworked. Just going to work…
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Tattoo Fails May Have a Personal Injury Claim

Some tattoo fails may entitle you to a personal injury claim. You have finally decided on the perfect tattoo; one that expresses who you are, one that shows your passion. You make the appointment. You go to the tattoo shop. You get inked. Then,…
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Birth Injury: Conditions and Causes

Having you newborn sustain a birth injury is a terrible experience especially if it was preventable. While not all birth injuries stem from medical malpractice and negligence, unfortunately, a majority of injuries could have been prevented…
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Police Do Not Always Need Probable Cause

 While police generally need a warrant to search you or your property, when it comes to searching your vehicle, they only need probable cause. In other words, an officer’s hunch without evidence of illegal activity is not enough to legally…
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Workers Compensation and Timing

You were injured on the job and need to apply for workers compensation benefits, now what? A workers compensation claim should be filed as soon as possible after the injury occurs. Failure to file for benefits in a timely manner could potentially…

Fleeing the Scene of a Car Accident

If a person leaves the scene of an accident, even if he or she was not at fault, the person may face a variety of criminal charges. Additionally, if the person was at fault in the accident or a person was injured, the person may face stronger…
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Personal Injury Medical Terms (Part 2)

We’ve previously blogged about some common personal injury medical terms that you might encounter if you ever go through the personal injury lawsuit process. And while the terms we covered are important, the more we thought about it, the more…

Target Pays Almost $4 Million In False Advertising Suit

Target has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Northern California prosecutors that alleged the retailer charged higher prices than advertised, prosecutors said Tuesday. The lawsuit also alleges the Minneapolis-based…
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Personal Injury Medical Terms (Part 1)

The personal injury lawsuit process can be intimidating, especially for those who don’t have a medical background or who aren’t familiar with personal injury medical terms. To help you become more familiar with some of the important medical…

Whistle Blower May Testify Over Takata Airbag Flaws

(Bloomberg) -- A former Takata Corp. engineer has told a U.S. congressional committee he’s willing to testify that he warned of deadly consequences before the company chose a design for air bags that were later recalled due to lethal flaws. Mark…

Personal Injury Settlements And Negotiations

Some people are surprised to find out that most personal injury cases don’t go to trial. Instead, many cases end when the two sides agreed to a settlement. A settlement is simply in agreement the two sides of a lawsuit enter into that ends…

Health Care Company Anthem Inc. Latest Company Attacked By Hackers

Cyber criminals have ransacked yet another large corporation’s customer data. This time it’s Anthem Inc.—the second-largest health insurance company in the United States—who announced Thursday that account information was stolen for…
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What’s Covered Under Workers Compensation?

When someone is injured on the job, or suffers an illness because of job-related conditions, that worker is entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim. Even though all states have somewhat different workers’ compensation laws, workers…

Can A Guest Sue You Over Being Injured At Your Home During A Party?

Guests who suffer a personal injury in your home may be able to sue you for negligence. Third parties who are injured by your guests after they leave your home may also have a cause of action against you. The next time you have a wedding in…

Aggressive Driving And Road Rage

Aggressive driving has been a problem on our roadways for a while, and it seems to only be getting worse. Incidents of screaming, rude gestures, and sometimes even violence are reported frequently on our roadways to the point where it has…
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Workers Compensation: I Was Injured at Work, Can I Sue?

Most people know that when someone is injured at work, workers’ compensation insurance will cover the expenses. But what a lot of people don’t realize is that in some situations, employees who suffer an on-the-job injury can sue their…

Carnival Cruise Lines Sued Over Charging Timeshare Holders Excessive Fees

Members of the Marriott Vacation Club – a timeshare program that allows consumers to book various getaways using annual “vacation currency” points in exchange for a one-time “share” purchase – may have been charged excessive fees…

Some Herbal Supplements At Major Retailers Don’t Contain The Herbs They Claim.

The New York State attorney general’s office accused four major retailers on Monday of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal supplements and demanded that they remove the products from their shelves. The authorities said they…

Save More Money By Stacking Your Car Insurance.

Stacking and What Your Insurance Company Won't Tell You Have you ever heard of "stacking" your limits of coverage? If not, that's okay. You and millions of other Americans might be missing out on this little trick that could save you thousands. Insurance…