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Distracted Driver: Follow These Tips to Avoid Being One

Car accidents occur every single day in the United States, resulting in well over five million crashes every single year. Many of these were caused by distracted drivers. In 2013 alone, hundreds of thousands of people were injured--and another 3,154 killed--because of distracted driver-related accidents. Victims of accidents caused by distracted drivers--or their surviving relatives--will [...]

Commercial Truck Accidents: Three Misconceptions

Commercial truck accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents that can occur on the road. And unfortunately, they aren't all that uncommon. That is why it's important to have a good understanding of these accidents. So, let's take a look at the truth behind a few common misconceptions about these kinds of crashes. One [...]

Hiring an Attorney: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

While people like to think they'll never need a lawyer, accidents do happen, and it's best to be prepared. Just think about the fact that there were 424,000 people injured in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers in 2013 alone. So, if you ever find yourself in need of a lawyer, it's important to find [...]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: 3 Common Misconceptions

When you have a medical procedure done, get prescribed medicine, or receive an illness diagnosis, you expect to be given the best treatment and results possible. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. In fact, about 98,000 Americans die every year because of preventable medical errors. This includes 7,000 deaths alone caused by errors in medication. [...]

Truck Accident Injuries: 3 Commonly Sustained Types

Sharing the roads with commercial trucks requires extra careful consideration. Unfortunately, accidents happen and people can get severely injured. In fact, 2014 saw over 30,000 fatal car accidents in the United States. Hopefully, you'll never find yourself dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident. But if you do, you should know about possible injuries. [...]

Hiring a Lawyer: Don’t Believe the Misconceptions

Most people go through life thinking they'll never need the help of a lawyer. But with about 5.4 million car crashes occurring each year in the United States, there is a chance you may need a lawyer at some point. Whether it's a car accident, medical malpractice, or any other legal situation, a lawyer can [...]

Medical Malpractice Claims: Three Common Causes

When you receive medical care, you expect that your doctor will use their knowledge and experience to give you the best care possible. Unfortunately, mistakes can sometimes be made. But mistakes with medical care can result in serious consequences for patients. Serious medical errors can result in medical malpractice claims, leaving patients to fight for [...]

Commercial Truck Accidents: Three Types You Should Know About

With much larger vehicles, heavier loads, and long driving distances, semi-truck drivers have to be extra cautious on the roads. Unfortunately, there are still many commercial truck accidents each year. The U.S. Department of Transportation shows that in 2013 alone there were 3,906 trucks involved in fatal accidents. So, when sharing the roads with the [...]

Medical Malpractice: Four Myths That the Evidence Doesn’t Support

Doctors are trusted and respected figures in our society, and for good reason. In a majority of cases, physicians and surgeons are experts in patient care, who dedicate their lives to saving lives. However, even the very best doctors sometimes make mistakes, but when do those mistakes constitute medical malpractice? Medical errors happen surprisingly often, [...]

Your Medical Malpractice Claim: 3 Factors to Consider Before Filing

When you have an important medical procedure, you want to trust that your doctor will use their knowledge, experience, and skills to carefully perform the procedure correctly. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. And this is where filing a medical malpractice claim comes into play. The most common basis for a claim is surgery errors [...]