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  • Pedestrian Car Accidents on the Rise

    In cities across America, pedestrian accidents are on the rise. As an auto accident lawyer Memphis TN has trusted for decades, I’ve seen a huge increase in pedestrian injury and death over recent years. There are a few reasons for this trend: Changes in technology......

  • Application of Big Data in Car Accident Cases

    In the aftermath of a serious car accident that results in severe or fatal injuries, victims and their families are often tasked with the burden of proving that another party was at fault. This is necessary when seeking compensation for accident-related losses. If a wrongful......

  • How a Wrongful Death Claim Could Affect a Decedent’s Estate

    If a person dies due to the negligence or intentional violent act of another party, the victim’s remaining family members may be able to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of their loved one. Wrongful death claims can be very complex and every state......

  • Nursing Home Neglect

    What You Need To Know About Nursing Home Neglect Records by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that over 500,000 adults above the age of 60 years are neglected or abused in nursing homes each year. Sadly, nursing home neglect often goes unnoticed,......

  • Does A Personal Injury Award Affect Child Support Payments?

    Child support can be one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. It’s not uncommon for the parties to argue about the amount of support to be paid, with the paying spouse often fretting about having sufficient funds to care for himself following the......

  • Personal Injury Workers Compensation Claims: What You Should Know

    What follows is some basic information about workers compensation and the best ways to file claims. If you are in doubt, contact a Palm Beach County workers compensation attorney who can provide legal advice specific to your case. Definition If injured at work or you become ill......

  • The Importance of NDC Codes in Pharmaceutical Litigation

    There are areas of litigation where it’s important to conduct discovery prior to agreeing to representation, and those include pharmaceutical litigation and defective medications.  There are numerous multidistrict litigation panels that have been instituted over allegations of defective medication, and there are numerous other cases......

  • Premises: Who and How?

    Tripping and falling is one of the most common forms of injuries, and also one of the most avoidable. These accidents are often caused by hazards that were ignored or otherwise neglected by property owners, and that is why the law contains a principal called......

  • Refusing a Breathalyzer — What are the Consequences?

    When an officer is treating you unfairly or you have had very little to drink, it may be tempting to refuse the officer’s request for a breathalyzer test. Before making this choice, it is important to know both the advantages and potential consequences of doing......

  • Is a Personal Injury Award Considered Marital Property?

    Although the laws differ from state to state, the general rule to determine if a personal injury award is considered marital property is “it depends”. More specifically, the answer depends upon what is being compensated in a personal injury award. Let’s take, for example, a......

  • 5 Reasons to Draw a Will

    There are many reasons why it may be important to seek the help of a Peoria IL probate lawyer to draw a Will. One reason is that a Will is a final expression of a person’s love or admiration for people he or she has......

  • 5 Common Workers’ Compensation Mistakes Injured Workers Make

    In the United States, employment laws are in place to ensure the safety of all workers. One of these laws states that your employer must carry workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance pays a portion of your salary in the event you are hurt on the......

  • Will I Do Jail Time For A DUI/DWI?

    The short answer is it depends. Most states require at least some jail time for a DUI/DWI conviction, however, there are some states that don’t require jail time for a misdemeanor DUI/DWI. In the states that require jail time the amount of jail time will......

  • Brief Look at Medical Malpractice

    Medical malpractice is defined as any professional negligence or carelessness by a healthcare provider or professional leading to injury or harm to a patient. Some of the most common types of medical malpractice cases include negligence, medical error, incorrect or late diagnosis, failure to diagnose,......

  • DO I HAVE A BIRTH INJURY CASE FOR MY CHILD? 5 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW

    We have all heard harrowing stories about women giving birth with the help of a policeman, taxi-cab driver, or even grocery clerk.  The story always ends with a picture of the new mother, holding an apparently healthy baby, with her untrained rescuer.  We come away......