Refuting Two Auto Accident Misconceptions

The costs and injuries involved with being in an auto accident can have terrible consequences for your life. While there are laws in place to protect accident victims, it is an unfortunate fact that misconceptions surrounding these accidents can make people hesitant about pursuing their rights. If you have had the misfortune of being the victim of an auto accident, you should make sure to know the realities behind these two myths. Read More 

When Is A Babysitter Liable For A Child’s Injuries?

When you hire a babysitter, you're hiring them to make sure nothing bad happens to your child. Unfortunately, countless children are injured each year while under the care of a babysitter. Here's what determines whether a babysitter is liable for the medical costs of those injuries. Age of the Babysitter One of the most important tests in a personal injury claim is whether the person being sued acted reasonably. If they took reasonable steps to avoid the harm they are being sued for, they generally won't be found liable. Read More 

Police Brutality: What Constitutes Personal Injury Under The Law When Police Go Too Far

If police attempt to arrest you on charges, it is in your best interest not to resist arrest. When you do not resist but the police still use force that harms you or makes you afraid for your life, that counts as police brutality. If you need medical attention as the result of police brutality, that's a type of personal injury. Here is some more information to help you decide if you need the help of a personal injury attorney and what the attorney can do for you with regards to physical and/or sexual police brutality. Read More 

Frustrated By VA Denials and Wait Times?

Veterans Affairs (VA) administrative offices are dealing with a massive backlog of claims. The backlog is nothing new, but a new generation of veterans emerges with every new conflict to shed light on a frustrating system. However, it's possible to achieve success, even if you're the newest to the backlog. If you're an ailing veteran with service-connected injuries or other conditions, take a look at what you need to do to make your claim or appeal stand out. Read More 

Three Ways You Can Set Up Your Worker’s Compensation Claim For Failure

Nearly 3 million workplace injuries were reported in 2014, with almost 1 million of those causing missed days. If you've been injured on the job, you're not alone—and you're entitled to compensation for your missed time. But if you're filing a workers compensation claim, there are some things you should know. Unfortunately, it's easy to sabotage your claim. Here's a look at three ways ways you can set up your workers compensation claim to be denied. Read More