02 Sep

Common Personal Injury Cases


Common personal injury cases often include motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, dog bites, product liability, and more. Personal injury is the legal term for any injury that occurs to the body, mind, or emotions. In many situations, a lawsuit is filed for personal injury against the party that has caused the harm.

01 Sep

How Do I Hire a Lawyer When I Can’t See Them in Person?


The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global shift in how everyday workers conduct business, including lawyers. From typical office workers to teachers, operating remotely to limit person-to-person contact has become an everyday reality. 

01 Jul

Common Injuries Caused by Fireworks


Every year, an estimate of 250 people suffer injuries caused by fireworks each day of July, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (SPSC). While people recognize that fireworks are dangerous, many people seem to believe that some fireworks are less dangerous than others. This belief leads to more injury! Firework injuries often include injuries to the face, eyes, hands, legs, and so much more of the body.

Even though they are used for celebration, they still can pose a significant health risk, so practice safety and caution when using fireworks.

26 Jun

Being Struck by Or Caught In Moving Machinery


Being struck by or caught in moving machinery in the workplace is a significant risk and can have devastating consequences. These types of accidents often cause severe injuries or fatalities. In fact, between 2011 to 2015, a period of only five years, 275 construction workers were killed by machinery accidents. 93% of non-fatal injuries were caused by equipment or objects as well.

02 Jun

6 Steps to Take after a Semi-Truck Accident


Semi-truck accidents are often extremely serious due to the fact they generally occur at high speeds on the freeway or interstate. While a small percentage of accidents occur on minor roads, most happen on larger roads. Data shows that most accidents occur between 6 am and 3 pm. Semi-truck accidents are scary and dangerous.

While statistically, semi-truck drivers are less likely to be a part of traffic accidents, they are more likely to be a part of serious accidents.

30 May

Don't Forget to Do These 7 Steps if You're Bit by a Dog


Throughout the year, nearly 800,000 people experience a dog bite that requires medical attention. Children or postal workers are most likely to be bit, and those who are bit are often able to file a claim for a personal injury case. Seeking to receive compensation for a dog bite can be an involved process, so it’s important to not to forget to do these steps in the event you are bit by a dog.

30 Apr

Common Worker’s Compensation Injuries


Every industry has common injuries that qualify for worker’s compensation. While certain professions pose more risk of injury than others, it is important to recognize that every office and position comes with some level of risk. Being educated on potential injuries, knowing how to avoid them, and understanding what to do in the event that you receive an injury on the job are crucial to note for any position.

The most common injuries for worker’s compensation include overexertion, trips and falls, machinery accidents, transportation incidents, and workplace violence.

03 Apr

Repetitive Stress and Overexertion Injuries


Repetitive stress and overexertion injuries are two types of injuries that plague many workers and places of employment. Each of these injuries is likely eligible for worker’s compensation, but their gradual symptoms often can be hard to recognize until they’re extremely severe, causing a change in the ability to perform certain activities. Therefore, it is important for employees to recognize possible symptoms early and report them before they have the chance to get worse.

23 Mar

Common Injuries for At-Home Desk Workers


The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new challenge for employers with common injuries for at-home desk workers that might be eligible for worker’s compensation. While essential businesses face the possibility that their workers could contract the virus while at work, other businesses with employees working at home face the possibility of worker’s compensation for certain injuries.

22 Feb

Making a Pedestrian Running Accidents Claim


Every year, the number of pedestrians killed by cars increases. Data shows that each year, almost 129,000 pedestrians require emergency health care due to being hit by a vehicle. This statistic translates to an average of one pedestrian accident every four minutes. The number of pedestrian deaths is more than 6,000 per year.