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Remaining Private While Going Through Your Injury Case

A few years ago, a man made national news when a video of him went viral. It showed him struggling against a large boulder, pushing until he dislodged it and it rolled down a hill. At first, there were repercussions from Goblin Valley State Park in Utah, claiming he violated the law by disturbing the Read More Remaining Private While Going Through Your Injury Case

Your Liability as a Homeowner With a Swimming Pool

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that every day in the United States, two children under the age of 14 die by drowning. Another 10 are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to nonfatal drowning incidents. More than six of those will suffer long-term consequences ranging from victims suffering from learning Read More Your Liability as a Homeowner With a Swimming Pool

Talcum Powder Cancer Claims: What You Should Know

In May 2016, a Missouri jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a South Dakota ovarian cancer survivor $55 million in damages. A few months earlier, another Missouri jury awarded $72 million to the survivors of an Alabama woman who died of ovarian cancer. There are hundreds of similar lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson pending Read More Talcum Powder Cancer Claims: What You Should Know

Just How Dangerous is Texting and Driving?

Recently in Wake County, a man was cited for texting while driving and is expected to face criminal charges based on the death he caused when he took his attention off the road and onto his phone. While he was texting, he ran into the back of another vehicle on U.S. Highway 64. The car Read More Just How Dangerous is Texting and Driving?

What To Do After Witnessing a Car Accident

Witnessing a car accident is a traumatic event. If you are a driver, your first automatic response is to take evasive action to be sure you do not become involved. Once the vehicles have come to a stop, there are some actions you can take to help. Insurance companies, medical care providers, auto accident attorneys Read More What To Do After Witnessing a Car Accident

Determining Pain and Suffering in an Auto Accident Case

Damages for your personal injury claim following your auto accident include economic damages, such as your medical expenses and lost wages. These are calculated according to your actual losses along with expert evaluation as to what your expected future losses will be. You are also entitled to noneconomic damages like your pain and suffering. Two Read More Determining Pain and Suffering in an Auto Accident Case

Liability When Road Conditions Cause a Car Accident

Thousands of people are injured or killed in car accidents in the U.S. every year. Some accidents are caused by dangerous road conditions due to either a defective design or inadequate maintenance of the road. Proving your accident was caused by a dangerous road condition is not easy. The rules for holding a public entity Read More Liability When Road Conditions Cause a Car Accident

How Likely Are You to Cause a Car Accident?

Are you a person who frequently seeks new thrills in life? How about your time management skills? Are you compulsive about showing up on time to appointments and being only a little bit late causes you stress? Do you blame yourself when things do not go according to plan? All of these traits are those Read More How Likely Are You to Cause a Car Accident?

What Is a Structured Settlement in a Personal Injury Case?

If you are a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit, you may expect to settle your case for one large lump sum payment. But, at some point, your personal injury attorney may discuss with you the possibility of a structured settlement. You ask, just what is a structured settlement?

Personal Jurisdiction: In Which Court Are You Able to Sue?

Jurisdiction refers to the power of a court to hear and determine a case. If a court has personal jurisdiction, it means it has the power over a particular defendant and can order that defendant to follow the court’s orders. If a court does not have personal jurisdiction over the defendant, the case will be Read More Personal Jurisdiction: In Which Court Are You Able to Sue?