There were 88,000 motorcycle injuries out of 8,600,936 registered motorcycles in the United States in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. With a rate of 1,028 injuries per 100,000 motorcycles, it's important to be as safe as possible every time you ride. 1. Wear Protective Gear Whether you're driving or riding, wearing a helmet is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself on your bike.
18 November 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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