Car accidents are inevitable, but when you are involved in one, you need an experienced lawyer on your side. From the moment you feel the impact and hear the sounds of the crash, your life changes. Suddenly you are faced with unexpected car repairs, medical bills, lost wages and other accident related expenses.
Accidents involving a motorcycle can involve serious injuries that can be truly devastating to a person’s life. Although most automobile-motorcycle accidents involve negligent automobile drivers, motorcyclists are often stereotyped as being fast and reckless.
Nothing can be more devastating than the loss of a loved one. Wrongful death is a term used to describe a situation in which someone’s negligence results in another person’s death. Sometimes, negligence results in an injury that later leads to death, but the untimely death of that person is still the direct result of the negligent party’s action.
Social Security Disability
Social Security disability (SSD) benefits were designed to provide supplemental income to individuals whose injuries prevent or physically restrict their ability to work. Depending on the nature of your disability, as either temporary or permanent, your SSD payments may be supplied on a temporary or permanent basis.
Each year thousands of people are injured in boating accidents. Accidents can occur in a variety of situations ranging from ocean-going commercial and cruise line vessels to small pleasure craft on our navigable waterways.
Each year thousands of construction workers are injured or killed in construction site accidents. Even though construction companies are typically obligated to inspect each site with safety engineers and provide safety programs, accidents still occur.
Dog Bites/Animal Attacks
Few things are more frightening than being attacked by a dog. Such an attack can leave the victim severely injured and traumatized. If the victim is a child, the injuries can be fatal. Many states have statutes which hold the owner of the dog strictly liable for the dog’s behavior if the attack is unprovoked.
Bad faith claims arise when a company with whom you have a contract fails to act within the terms of that contract. In the case of your insurance company, this may happen if it fails to promptly or properly defend or pay a claim. An insurance company has a duty to deal fairly with its customers, giving more consideration to its insured customers than to its own interest.
Doctors, nurses and other health care providers spend a great deal of time learning how to treat a great variety of illnesses and physical maladies. As a group they are professionals dedicated to helping alleviate the ailments that can plague mankind.
Personal Injury Law
When someone is physically or emotionally injured, or their personal property is damaged, it is considered in law to be a “Personal Injury”. The laws covering personal injury allow the injured party to receive compensation for damages caused by someone else’s carelessness, negligence, recklessness, or intentional actions.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Over 10,000 people in the US suffer a spinal cord injury, also called SCI, each year. SCI is defined as any damage to the spinal cord that results in loss of function or mobility. Such injuries can be caused by trauma or disease and can result in temporary or permanent loss of sensation, loss of movement (paralysis), or loss of bowel or bladder control.
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injury, also called TBI, occurs when the brain is injured by a sudden force, or trauma. The brain can be driven into the side of the skull by a sudden blow, or by the force of shaking or “whiplash”.
Every 16 minutes a person in the United States will die or be injured in a trucking accident. If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident with one of these dangerous vehicles, then you need the services of an experienced and aggressive trial lawyer on your side.