August 24th, 2015
Many people who slip and fall down suffer only minor scrapes or bruises. However, in some cases, a slip and fall accident can cause significantly more serious injuries. In fact, statistics show1 that about 8.9 million Americans seek medical attention for injuries in slips, trips, and falls each and every year. Once of the serious injuries that commonly occurs due to a slip and fall accidents is a traumatic brain injury (TBI).2
What is a TBI?
A traumatic brain injury occurs when the brain hits against the skull, which causes damage to the brain tissue. Most often, … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
August 19th, 2015
If you contracted a sexually transmitted disease, you may have the legal right to compensation for your losses if the other person knew or should have known about their condition and yet failed to inform you. In such situations, one of the first questions we hear as STD injury attorneys is: how much money can I receive if I file a legal claim? The answer to this question varies widely from case to case, depending on the damages1 that are at issue in each individual case.
What are damages?
The legal term “damages” refers to the amount of … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
July 20th, 2015
Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common causes of accidental injury in the United States. While the large majority of slips, trips, or falls result in little more than a bruise or fleeting embarrassment, they also have the capability of causing extremely serious injuries. In fact, the National Safety Council indicates1 that slip and fall accidents are responsible for nearly nine million emergency department visits each year. In cases when these accidents are caused by someone else’s negligence, injured parties can often recover for both their economic and noneconomic losses. An experienced attorney can help ensure … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
April 29th, 2015
If you have contracted a sexually transmitted disease (STD) from a person who knew they were infected, you are likely extremely angry and want a sense of justice. The civil justice system does not allow you to simply march into a courtroom and point fingers, however, and in order to file a viable legal claim, you must have what is referred to as a “cause of action.” This cause of action as well as the facts to support your claim must be set out in the complaint that you file to initiate the lawsuit. If you do not adequately … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
April 22nd, 2015
Almost everyone has slipped or tripped and fallen down at some point in their lives. Many people who slip and fall suffer minor cuts or bruises only and do not require any type of professional medical care for their injuries to heal. Other slip and fall victims, however, suffer injuries that are surprisingly serious and can require a substantial amount of expensive medical treatment. If you suffer serious injuries in a slip and fall accident because of a dangerous hazard on another person’s property, you should always speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer to see if you can recover … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
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