4 Reasons To Go Cold Turkey On Social Media After A Personal Injury

When dealing with a personal injury like a car accident or a slip and fall case, it's normal to want to reach out for family and friends for support. Instead of doing this through social media, it may be best to go cold turkey in the social media world and completely cut yourself off until your settlement case is complete. When working with a personal injury attorney, it's important to build as much evidence as possible without creating any negative evidence against yourself and the case. Read More 

Four Tips To Increase Your Chances Of Winning Your Motorcycle Accident Case

Winning a personal injury case after you've been injured on a motorcycle can be more challenging than winning a similar case when you've been injured in a car. This is due to the simple fact that motorcycles are perceived as being dangerous -- and people (sadly, including some judges and insurance adjusters) are inclined to think that your injuries are at least partially your fault because you dared climb on that dangerous machine. Read More 

Personal Injuries From Hot Drinks: Defenses You And Your Attorney May Need To Consider

For some people, a simple cup of coffee can lead to a life-changing injury. In 1994, a New Mexico jury awarded a 79-year-old woman $2.86 million after she suffered serious burns from a cup of coffee bought from a fast food restaurant. While the plaintiff eventually settled for a lower sum, the case highlighted the possibility that a hot drink injury could result in a complex and costly personal injury lawsuit. Read More 

Understanding Your Options to Defend Yourself in a Dog Bite Case

Owning a dog is rewarding, but it can also come with risks. For example, if your dog bites somebody, you may find yourself facing some legal concerns. The good news is that you're not without some ways to defend yourself against a dog bite claim, even if it seems like the evidence is stacked up against you. Here are a few of the questions that your attorney may ask while creating your defense. Read More 

Three Hurdles Your Workers’ Compensation Claim May Have to Overcome

If you have been injured on the job, you should qualify for compensation under your employer's workers' compensation insurance. Unfortunately, your employer as well as their insurer have a vested monetary interest in not paying your claim. Although there are steps you can take if they choose to go this route, here are a few reasons that claims are denied the first time around. Avoid these and you have a better chance of being approved. Read More