08 Aug

How to Avoid Amusement Ride Accidents


Amusement rides are here for our amusement -- it’s in the name. But most people may not realize just how common amusement ride accidents can be. More than 43,000 Americans are treated for an amusement ride-related injury every year. 
To protect entertainment seekers from injury, the federal government regulates traveling carnivals while state governments regulate stationary amusement parks. Amusement ride accidents can range from minor to serious injuries that can result in death.

27 Jul

Don’t Believe These Personal Injury Myths


Personal injury myths keep many people with valid injuries from pursuing their rights under the law. Knowing what is true and false about personal injury law can ensure that if you or a loved one suffer an injury that you can seek legal justice and damages.


Avoid believing the following myths and seek your rights under the law.

25 Jun

6 Tips for Bicycle Safety


Bicycle safety remains crucial for all bikers, especially those who use bicycles for any type of commute. While bike lanes are becoming more prevalent, most roads do not have designated space for bikers. This means that bicycles share the road with cars, and this can be very dangerous.

To prevent accidents, cyclists need to know how to protect themselves while riding. In many ways, bicycle riders deal with the short side of the stick because neither pedestrians nor cars really respect cyclists.

04 May

Can I Sue for Whiplash in Florida?


Whiplash happens far too often in accidents. Whether it occurs because of a car crash or another type of accident, people who suffer whiplash need to decide if a lawsuit is possible to recover damages from the injury. Before you sue, it’s important to determine your chance of winning the case. The laws within your state, the details of the accident, and the records kept on the accident will be the most important factors for deciding the outcome of a lawsuit.

26 Apr

17 Common Causes of Car Accidents


The common causes of car accidents cover a number of different factors from human error to weather conditions. Drivers can’t control their environment or other drivers, meaning they can only respond to situations. While many car accidents are surely avoided due to quick thinking drivers, crashes still happen.

The consequences of accidents can include severe injuries, wage loss during recovery, and repair costs. By knowing these common causes you can hopefully prevent them. Here are 17 common causes of car accidents.

02 Apr

The Cost of "Pain and Suffering"


When a workplace injury or vehicle accident occurs, many people choose to seek damages for their injury and “pain and suffering.” In the legal world, “pain and suffering” refers to the physical and emotional stress stemming from the injury. It’s a vague concept that can be hard to quantify.

Most often categorized under General Damages or as a part of the “compensatory” non-economic damages, pain and suffering can result in money damages awarded in a trial or through mediations, arbitration, or insurance settlements.

02 Mar

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder vs. Traumatic Brain Injury


While post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) seem fairly different, they share many similarities, and this can make the proper diagnosis challenging. It's not uncommon for individuals to be diagnosed with both, and that can make it difficult to properly recognize, treat, and determine the life-altering effects of each disease. Being diagnosed with PTSD and TBI challenges an individual’s ability to navigate life the same way that they did before the injury.

04 Feb

What are the Most Common Kinds of Car Accidents?


Common car accidents cause injuries to more than three million Americans every year.  Although not every car accident is fatal, most include damage to your vehicle and potential injuries. While common car accidents can be avoided by certain safety precautions, they still happen.

Most car accidents fall into several common categories. If you experience one of the following common car accidents, be sure to notify the police and explore your legal options.

16 Jan

What is the Process of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney?


Car accidents and serious personal injuries are shocking tragedies that can completely derail your life. Accidents like these are disorienting, and the aftereffects can be just as confusing. You may be overwhelmed with questions like “what’s the next course of action?” and “how much will this cost me?”. Among these inquiries, the most common question on a victim’s mind is “how do I go about hiring an attorney?”. When liability for the accident falls upon someone else, you’ll probably be looking for a plaintiff’s car accident lawyer.

20 Nov

Liability in Ridesharing Accidents


Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have skyrocketed into popularity over the last few years. Boasting low prices, increased accessibility, and unrivaled efficiency on a national scale, ridesharing apps have even become a threat to traditional taxi cab businesses. By allowing amateur drivers to use their own personal vehicles for commercial use, these applications have provided thousands of job opportunities as well as a readily available transportation alternative for consumers.