Recent Blog Posts
The Defendant And The Insurance Company: What Are Their Roles In Your Case?
When you are injured, you sue the Defendant or Defendants—the people or companies who are responsible for causing your accident. But you may notice something interesting: The Defendant’s attorney represents the Defendant…but also the insurance company. In fact, your own injury attorney may talk to you about “the Defendant” and mention “the insurance company”… Read More »
How Does Jury Selection In An Injury Case Work?
Your personal injury attorney will do everything he or she can, to get the evidence needed to win your case. But getting evidence isn’t the end of the preparation for an injury trial. There is another step that is arguably just as important: Picking a jury Neutral or Not? . On the one hand,… Read More »
How And Why Are Experts Used In Personal Injury Cases?
At some point in your personal injury case, you may hear your attorney talk about getting experts, or employing experts, to assist you. But what is an expert, when is one used, and what are the legal issues that relate to the use of experts in court? Why Are Experts Needed? Experts are needed… Read More »
Is There Anybody Liable When Someone Commits Suicide? There May Be
Suicide is a devastating event to happen to a family. And while you may be trying to cope with the loss, the grief, and the seemingly senseless nature of the death, you also may be wondering if anybody may have been responsible. Yes, suicide is accomplished by the person who takes his or her… Read More »
Stay Safe On Golf Carts
It seems that everyday, people are looking for alternatives to using cars, especially in smaller towns, or to make local shopping runs. One mode of transportation that has taken off lately, is the increasing use of the golf cart. But golf carts are starting to be used in ways that they were never intended… Read More »
Liability For Sexual Assault And Abuse
When serious crimes are committed, we often expect the criminal justice system to step in, and punish the wrongdoer, and thankfully, it often does just that. But many victims may not realize that when they are crime victims, it isn’t just the criminal justice system that has a role, but the civil justice system… Read More »
Trucking Hours Are Limited By The Government
You may already know that trucks often crash, because of driver error. And that driver error is often not caused by a lack of training or experience, but by simple fatigue. In the rush to get product where it’s going, to get as much product to its destination as possible, and to do it… Read More »
What Is Negligence Per Se And How Can It Help Your Case?
When someone injures us because they did something wrong, we often say that they “broke the law.” But really, in many negligence cases, no written law was ever broken, and to win your injury case, you don’t have to show that the Defendant broke any written laws at all. That’s because proving negligence just… Read More »
The Role Of The Insurance Adjuster In Your Injury Case
In the course of your personal injury case, you will no doubt hear your attorney talk about the insurance adjuster. If you have had insurance claims of any sort, you may have also heard of adjusters. But what is an adjuster, and how does an adjuster affect or impact your injury case? The Role… Read More »
Keep Your Home Safe So You Don’t Get Sued – And So People Aren’t Injured
When it comes to keeping people safe, it’s not just businesses that have to take measures to keep the public safe. You have that responsibility also, when people come into your home. You may not know this, but you can be sued just as a commercial property can be sued, if there is a… Read More »