How can we possibly thank our veterans for their steadfast and unwavering service of our country? Each day, millions of members of the United States military dedicate their efforts completely – and often put their lives on the line – to keep our country and our world safe, secure, and just. When they return from … Continue reading Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!
An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against their insured. Then, the insurance company pays out costs of damages and legal fees that are agreed in a settlement or awarded during a trial. Insurance companies only … Continue reading How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
Once you have hired an attorney for your personal injury case, you will work closely with him or her and the team to reach a settlement with the defense. There are some issues, however, that you and your attorney must first iron out to get the most out of your relationship together. These hurdles are … Continue reading Tips for Working Effectively with Your Attorney
Whether you suffer from a car accident injury, medical malpractice, or some other form of negligent act, you have the legal right to seek compensation against those who are responsible. This compensation may come from a settlement received outside of court or through an award made by a judge or jury. When you make the … Continue reading Is an Attorney Optional in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
When a child is injured due to the negligent acts of another person, parents may feel helpless. If your child has been injured, you may wonder what your rights are and what you can do to stop your child’s pain and emotional suffering. Sometimes, a child’s injuries are permanent, which means a life of care, … Continue reading Can a Minor File a Lawsuit in Chicago?
An accident case is inherently stressful and confusing. Victims have compounding medical bills, emotional and physical suffering, and anxiety associated with their injury. Worse, there is no sure answer on how long the claim may take. All the unknown factors combined with the pain and emotional suffering a victim goes through can cause anyone to … Continue reading Costly Mistakes That May Lower Your Lawsuit Settlement Value
All medical procedures carry risk, especially those procedures involving the human heart. Most complications from cardiac procedures do not result in medical malpractice lawsuits. However, there are instances where a pacemaker injury occurs that is the result of negligence. When negligence plays a role in a patient’s injury or death, the physician, pacemaker manufacturer, or … Continue reading Can You Sue for Injuries from a Pacemaker?
Self-driving vehicles are quickly becoming a reality. Multiple manufacturers have already implemented self-driving-like features on today’s vehicles. Soon, vehicles that drive themselves entirely will be a commonality on the road. As with all forms of new and old technology, mistakes happen. In May 2016, a man was killed when his Tesla self-driving vehicle failed to … Continue reading Are Manufacturers of Self-Driving Cars Protected from Liability?
Some motor vehicle accidents involve just one vehicle. For example, a vehicle may collide with a fixed object or run off the road after diverting an object in the middle of the highway. In single vehicle accidents, insurance often puts the blame on the driver of that vehicle, holding him or her liable for injuries … Continue reading Who is Liable in a Single Vehicle Accident?
Experienced Injury Attorneys Serving Victims of Tattoo Parlor Negligence Tattoos are becoming a common fixture on the human body, and they are even trending as fashion statements. As more tattoo parlors open up to accommodate the demand for this latest trend, one must ask what happens if you get an infection due to improper standards … Continue reading Can I Sue a Tattoo Parlor for an Infection from a Tattoo?