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Do I Need to Report Minor Vehicle Accidents?

Let’s say you’re in a fender bender and looking at your bumper, there’s hardly a scuff on it. The other driver isn’t injured and doesn’t seem phased by the damage. Before you both agree to go your separate ways and decide not to report to the police, consider the following reasons as to why you…. Read More

Common Causes for Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents may not be as common as other vehicle accidents, but they are more likely to result in serious injuries or death. The most common reasons these accidents occur usually involve someone else’s negligence. It is possible for an injured motorcyclist to file a lawsuit against a negligent driver. These lawsuits could potentially earn…. Read More

Who is Liable if a Cyclist Hits a Pedestrian?

Whether at an intersection, sidewalk, or even park path, pedestrians run the risk of being hit by negligent cyclists. Sometimes the victims end up with severe injuries and may consider filing a personal injury claim to help pay for damages. The rules of liability, however, may not be well known since these accidents are so…. Read More

Is an Employer Liable for an Employee’s Bad Acts?

Companies can be held liable for the injuries of coworkers, clients, or strangers caused by an employee’s bad behavior. Legally referred to as respondeat superior, employers are held responsible for the actions of their employees, but only if the employee is acting within the scope of employment. This means that the employer can only be…. Read More

3 Types of Common Elderly Abuse in Nursing Homes

No one wants to believe that a caretaker would harm their elderly patients. However, with over 16,000 nursing homes operating across the nation, one of the unfortunate results is patients being forgotten, neglected, or even abused. If you’re worried that an elderly loved one is being abused, watch out for these three types of common…. Read More

What to Do If You Get Severely Burned

First aid or treating the wound should be the first thing on your mind when you get burned. Burns are painful, can be more severe than what it may look like on the surface, and can become infected without proper treatment. If you do get burned, follow these basic tips for identifying and treat burns…. Read More

What Should I Do If I’m in a Rental Car Accident?

Generally, when you rent a car or truck, you are out of town either on a business trip or a vacation, which means you’re dealing with a lot, including securing a hotel, finding your way around a new area and going to work meetings or taking part in vacation activities. With so much going on,…. Read More

Can I Sue My Doctor for Over Prescribing Me Opioid Painkillers?

With the opioid painkiller epidemic seemingly becoming more of an issue every day, it is important that we work to prevent opioid abuse in every form. One way that people are becoming addicted to opioid drugs is because their doctors are over prescribing opioid painkillers to them. Signs My Doctor Over Prescribed Me Opioid Painkillers?…. Read More

Were You Injured in a Car Accident Over Labor Day Weekend?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Labor Day weekend is one of the deadliest holiday weekends in the United States. The Memorial Day and Fourth of July holidays aren’t much different either. The simple fact is that driving on any summer holiday is considerably more dangerous than any ordinary weekend. The 2017 Labor…. Read More