When Can You Sue For The Wrongful Death Of Your Same-Sex Spouse?

If you've recently suffered the untimely and unexpected loss of your spouse due to another person's negligence or careless behavior, you're likely wondering how you'll ever be able to pick up the pieces and move on with your life. While a wrongful death lawsuit can be one way to recover some of the financial costs you've incurred (and the losses you'll suffer in the future), your ability to file as a same-sex spouse could be challenged if your state still has traditional marriage laws on the books. Read More 

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