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