When you are exposed to a dangerous substance, you run the risk of being injured. Dangerous substances can include fertilizers, drugs, or cleaning chemicals. When exposed to these substances, humans can develop medical complications due to prolonged exposure or become sick from immediate exposure. Unfortunately, new chemicals are being produced everyday and as a result, toxic tort litigation has been… Continue Reading.
Pulling up to an intersection with a broken traffic light can be confusing. Though uncommon, traffic lights can malfunction. It’s important to know how to behave because a blacked out traffic light is no excuse to disregard traffic laws or for negligent driving. How to Recognize a Broken Traffic Light In most cases, you can tell that a traffic light is… Continue Reading.
Every single year, thousands of people around the nation are injured in traffic accidents involving a motorist running a red light. Everyone should know that running a red light can endanger not only themselves but also other road users, whether they’re motorists, cyclists or pedestrians. Despite this, we see people running red lights on a daily basis. In order to… Continue Reading.
In many cases, if you are injured because of another party’s negligence, you are able to sue for compensation. There are exceptions to this rule that include statutory (an injury lawsuit is not permitted in some circumstances), procedural (before suing you will need to file a notice with a government entity), or legal (the injury is entirely your fault). Legal… Continue Reading.
On December 19, an elderly woman pushing a shopping cart was killed when she was struck by a Toyota pickup truck while crossing Lawrence Expressway. While it is important for drivers to be aware of pedestrians, there are certain steps you can take as a pedestrian to be safer. Whenever possible, avoid being a pedestrian late at night or early… Continue Reading.
Few things are as heart-wrenching for families as having to put an elderly relative into a nursing home or care facility. You did so thinking that he or she would get better care than you could provide on your own. When you discover the people you trusted with your parent or other relative’s care abused them instead, it feels like… Continue Reading.
Getting into a car accident is stressful, even when you know the identity of the other driver and obtain his or her insurance information. Your stress level increases when the other party leaves the scene or does not carry insurance as mandated by law. Many people assume they cannot collect compensation they’re rightfully entitled to in this situation. Fortunately, our… Continue Reading.
The weather is getting warmer. The days are getting longer. This means Spring is quickly approaching and with that, people begin to party. Beaches, bars, BBQs, sporting events, and house parties become common activities. College students and others set out on adventures for Spring break. Spring break injuries are common. Below is a list of common Spring break injuries and… Continue Reading.