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07.30.2018
How to Win a Slip & Fall Case

Slip and fall accidents are the number one cause of accident injuries at businesses and other public spaces. However, those who pursue a slip and fall accident claim often have difficulty with their cases. This is because a slip and fall claim is ...

07.18.2018
Common Mistakes New Drivers Make That Can Cause an Accident or Injury

Learning to drive can be a difficult task for teenagers. It isn’t easy to develop a new skill, especially one that can have severe consequences when mistakes are made. From worrying about increased auto insurance rates to causing injuries, ...

07.10.2018
FAQ: Pedestrian Accidents

In this blog, we take the time to answer the most common questions our clients ask us about pedestrian accidents. Question: I was injured in a pedestrian accident and I want to take legal action. What should I do first? A: There are few actions you ...

07.04.2018
NTSB Chairman Says Duck Boat Tours Should Be Banned

According to the former head of the National Transportation Safety Board, amphibious duck tours like the one that killed 17 people in Branson should be banned. Jim Hall, former NTSB chairman who served under President Bill Clinton, said the drowning ...

06.28.2018
Proving Liability for An Accident Caused by Bad Road Conditions

For most car accidents, determining which party is liable is fairly straightforward. If someone rear-ends you at an intersection, the person behind you will more than likely be liable for the damage they caused to your vehicle. However, when it comes ...

06.21.2018
Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Now that summer is here, it is important to remember to be cautious and safe whenever you go for a swim in a pool with your family and friends. During the months of summer, drowning deaths increase throughout the country. In fact, more than 3,700 ...

06.06.2018
Brain Injury & Memory Loss Explained

One symptom that people commonly experience after a brain injury is memory loss or difficulty retaining memories. Our ability to remember things is far more complicated than most people think. Often, we speak of our memory in terms of whether it is ...

06.01.2018
10 Tips to Help You Avoid Car Accidents

Many people have a car that they use to get to work, go shopping, or visit their friends and family. While driving around town is a convenient way to travel, cars can still be dangerous, which is why it is important to be cautious of any hazards that ...

05.31.2018
What Should I do if I was Injured on Someone Else's Property?

A property owner is legally responsible for any dangerous and hazardous conditions they know about or failed to fix. Property owners are also required to give adequate warning of dangers or hazards that might be present on their premises. A dangerous ...

05.22.2018
Common Workplace Accidents & Injuries

Serious workplace injuries occur more frequently than you might be aware of. In fact, 3.3 million people suffer workplace injuries that they never fully recover from. Although an accident can happen at any time, it is the responsibility of the ...

05.10.2018
6 Places Where Slip & Fall Accidents Commonly Happen

Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of personal injuries. These injuries can occur in a number of places, including privately owned businesses, family homes, and apartment complexes. When it comes to slip and fall accidents, the location of ...

05.02.2018
Common Causes of Aviation Accidents

Although air travel is a safer method of transportation than using a car, aviation accidents still occur from time to time. In this blog, we talk about the common causes of aviation accidents. #1: Pilot Error Despite aircraft technology becoming more ...

04.27.2018
I Was Assaulted at Work, Can I Get Workers' Compensation?

The majority of workplace injuries are caused by accidents. From injuring your hand while working with heavy machinery, to slipping on water spilled in your work station, workplace injuries occur all of the time. One source of workplace injuries that ...

04.19.2018
What You Need to Know About Workers' Comp For Teenagers

Just like adult workers, teenage workers face numerous safety hazards that can cause them injury each time they go to work. But what happens if a teenager is injured and unable to return to work, are they also entitled to workers compensation? In ...

04.10.2018
Pool Safety & How to Prevent Drowning Accidents

There’s no better way to cool off when the weather is hot than going for a swim in your pool. Now that the weather is getting warmer, millions of American families will spend more time having fun in their swimming pools. Although pool ...

04.04.2018
Uber Accidents Explained

Every time an Uber driver gets behind the wheel of their car, they risk not just their own safety, but the source of their livelihood as well. The bills from an Uber accident can be expensive, and when they start to pile up, these bills can ...

03.26.2018
What Should I Ask My Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you have been injured at the hands of another, you are likely considering pursuing legal recourse in order to obtain the compensation you are entitled to. However, with so much on the line when it comes to getting the counsel you deserve, it can ...

03.19.2018
Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is running rampant across a number of facilities in the United States. While we trust our elderly loved ones will be properly taken care of when they are patients in a nursing home, this, unfortunately, is not always the case. Our ...

03.12.2018
How Long Does Whiplash Last?

Whiplash is a common result of a car accident, or any other instance in which one’s head is jolted back and forth in a rapid manner. The consequence of this sudden movement is strained muscles, torn tendons and ligaments, and more. Though it is ...

03.05.2018
Don't Post About Your Injury on Social Media

Social media is such an intrinsic part of our lives, which is why many people find it difficult to keep their personal information offline. While this may lack consequences in other areas of your life, it is a big mistake to partake in social media ...

02.28.2018
Representation for Undocumented Workers on the Job

With a few exceptions, undocumented workers enjoy all of the legal rights and remedies offered to workers by both federal and New York law. If you know your rights under the New York State Labor Law, you can protect yourself in the workplace. For ...

02.21.2018
Construction Accidents & Supervisor Negligence

When working on a construction site, it is the responsibility of the supervisor to not only ensure everything is going smoothly, but that the work environment is safe for all their employees. If a supervisor fails to take the necessary precautions to ...

02.14.2018
What Do Contingency Fees Really Mean?

A contingency fee agreement is a payment arrangement which enables a plaintiff who has been injured and is seeking financial compensation to obtain legal representation even if they do not have money to pay an attorney at the start of the case. These ...

02.07.2018
Bias in Motorcycle Accidents: Why You NEED an Attorney

Motorcyclists are typically thought of as free spirits who enjoy the freedom and thrill riding a motorcycle has to offer. Unfortunately, this image is also associated with recklessness and a disregard for the rules of the road. So when it comes to ...

01.24.2018
Should I Accept the First Settlement Offer in a Personal Injury Case?

If you are involved in a personal injury case, you are likely aware most of them never make it to trial. This means most of them reach settlement in the form of the opposite side’s insurance company making an offer which you have the choice to ...

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