Struck By Traffic At A School Bus Stop? What To Do Next


Every year, school districts and school bus companies warn their communities to follow the traffic laws in regards to school buses and stopping when the buses stop. Every year, there are tragic stories of kids who have been injured or killed because other drivers on the road failed to follow these laws. If your child was recently struck by a car that failed to follow these specific traffic laws, you should definitely sue.

4 September 2019

Wrongful Death, Or Grieving Family? Distinguishing An Actual Legal Case From Emotions


Whenever a family member dies, there is a lot of pain and emotional heartache. People feel as though the death was wrong because the person was so young, went so soon, was taken too quickly, did not leave anyone a chance for a proper goodbye, etc. So, when it comes to distinguishing an actual wrongful death case from a death that left a lot of nerves raw, people should know that courts only hear what is defined clearly by the law as wrongful death.

13 July 2019

3 Tips for Those Involved in a Non-Injury Traffic Accident


Chances are that you or a family member in your immediate household has been involved in at least one non-injury traffic accident over the past few years. Fender benders and minor contacts with other vehicles, structures, objects, and animals are some of the most common non-injury accidents.  Although the fact that no injuries occurred is comforting, one or both drivers may end up with questions about the way their settlement was handled.

30 April 2019

Documentation After An Auto Accident To Preserve Your Personal Injury Case


When it comes to auto accidents, gathering information is essential to any personal injury case. Your injuries are important, and getting help for the injuries is vital. When police are called to the scene, they will interview the parties, review the scene, and talk to any witnesses that were present. If possible, you will want to take pictures of the scene, of your injuries, and of any damage to your vehicle that was a result of the accident.

30 March 2019

SSDI and Your Alleged Onset Date


When you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, your application will require you to answer a very important question: "When did your disability begin?" The answer you provide will become known as the alleged onset date (AOD), and that date will have a big impact on your benefits. Read on to learn more. Why Is the AOD So Important? You are entitled to be paid benefits from the day you become disabled, even if you wait several months before you apply.

12 February 2019

Injured By Another Driver? Learn What You Can Do About It Here


If you're injured by another driver, the first thing you may do is seek emergency medical treatment. But if your medical bills are higher than you can afford to pay, you may wonder if it's possible to obtain compensation from the driver. If you act now, you may be able to file an accident claim against the other driver's auto insurance company. Learn more about filing a claim below. How Long Do You Have to File a Claim?

12 November 2018

3 Things To Avoid After An Auto Accident


After an auto accident, you may be shaken up, but you still need to make sure that you are thinking clearly. After an auto accident, make sure that you don't accept responsibility for the accident, make sure that you list to the doctor and don't ignore his advice, and be wary of accepting the first settlement offer that you get. #1 Don't Accept Responsibility for the Accident After an accident, you are going to want to be careful with your words.

25 September 2018

Tips For Presenting Yourself In Court In A Car Accident Case


When you go to court in a car accident case, the impression that you give in the courtroom can go a long way. While your car accident attorney will work hard to present a solid case that will help you get the damages to which you're entitled, it's important to remember that the judge and the jury are human. This means that if you appear healthy, it may be difficult to get as much in damages as you want.

10 September 2018

Is It Time For A Personal Injury Lawyer? Here's What You Want To Consider


If you have been recently hurt and the accident that caused your injuries was the fault of someone else, you are going to want to make sure that you are considering whether it might be time for you to get in contact with personal injury lawyers services. If you are not sure whether you are at that point yet, keep reading. The following are signs that it might be time for you to go ahead and make that phone call.

30 July 2018

How To Limit Social Media's Influence On Your Personal Injury Case


Social media offers a great way to share your most treasured experiences with friends, family, and even random strangers with common interests. Unfortunately, social media turns into a double-edged sword during personal injury cases.  It only takes a few innocent tweets or an Instagram photo taken out-of-context to invalidate your personal injury claim. The following shows what you can do to protect yourself during your personal injury case. 1. Don't Share Anything About Your Case

9 July 2018