After a car accident, you might walk away assuming that you did nothing wrong; therefore, the other guy is at fault. Unfortunately, determining fault is not as simple as your word. Instead, an insurance company and law enforcement assess the accident site and the factors surrounding the case to determine who is at fault. Even … Continue reading When Is It Your Fault or Not Your Fault in a Car Accident?
Bed sores, also known as pressure ulcers, are not an annoyance; they are a severe health and safety risk that are entirely preventable. Bed sores affect those who are confined to the same position for long periods, especially comatose patients who cannot reposition themselves and rely solely on their caretakers for movement. Pressure ulcers can … Continue reading Preventing Bed Sores in Coma Patients – Can It Be Done?
At some point in your life, you are likely to find yourself injured by another person. Not that they planned to harm you, but their negligence caused an accident, which in turn led to your injury. Whether you were in an auto accident on 79th Street or you slipped on the floor of your local … Continue reading Where Do I File a Personal Injury Claim?
Most car accidents happen because of driver error, but there are those rare instances when a defect with the vehicle causes the accident. When defective car parts are on the road, serious (if not fatal) accidents can occur. Worse, if the manufacturer does not issue a recall for those defective products, no one will know … Continue reading When a Manufacturer Causes a Car Accident, What Can You Do?
No one goes through life expecting to be in an accident. So, it is not uncommon for individuals to be under-informed about the process of filing a claim or even their rights. Unfortunately, this paves the way for myths to seep into our brains and make us assume things that are not true – and … Continue reading Common Myths about Car Accidents – and the Real Truth You Need to Know
Nursing homes are required by state and federal laws to provide their patients with a specific level of care. That care includes basic necessities like food, water, and hygiene. Dehydration in a nursing home resident often indicates nursing home neglect or abuse. If you suspect that your loved one has been deprived or that they … Continue reading Proving Dehydration in a Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse Case
Halloween might be the time of year where you invite in the ghouls and goblins, but all in good fun. Unfortunately, Halloween tends to turn into more than just a night of festivities – it is also one of the busiest nights of the year for emergency rooms. Injuries on Halloween are common. And while … Continue reading Do You Know the Most Common Halloween Accidents?
You were in a car accident, you know that you are telling the truth but your vehicle and the photographs from the accident state otherwise. You might have nothing more than a scratch or ding on your car, but your injuries and costs of those injuries are astounding. Luckily, you might still have a case … Continue reading Can You File a Car Accident Injury Claim without Vehicle Damage?
A year-long study conducted by the non-profit research firm, RTI International, found that unlicensed care homes in the US are typical. And even more common is the level of outrageous abuse and exploitation of their residents. These homes were found to commit crimes against the elderly, the disabled, and those who are mentally ill. The … Continue reading Unlicensed Care Homes Hiding in Plain Sight in the US
Nobody expects to be the victim of a severe accident. When it happens, you need someone by your side that knows the law and is ready to use that legal prowess to defend your right to compensation. After all, you did not cause the accident. So why should you pay for the medical costs, deal … Continue reading How to Find the Right Chicago Personal Injury Attorney