Firearm Fatalities

After medical- and automotive-related incidents, gun-related fatalities round out the top three causes of death in the US according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun use has become so prevalent in fact that in a 2012 article from Bloomberg, it was reported that “by 2015, firearm fatalities will probably exceed traffic fatalities for the … Continue reading Firearm Fatalities

Winter 2018 Newsletter

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Black Friday & Personal Injury

Black Friday is dangerous. And, as expected, quite a few people were injured while trying to take advantage of some shopping deals this year. It can be valuable to take a look at this year’s injuries, how they might have been avoided, and what lawsuits may follow. Here’s a rundown of 2017’s Black Friday injuries: … Continue reading Black Friday & Personal Injury

Tailgating The Right Way

This month marks the beginning of a new NFL football season. You can expect water-cooler talk about team rivalries, constant gossip about player injuries, and more drunk drivers on the road each Thursday and Sunday. Don’t think football season affects the road? Well, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 43% of all traffic … Continue reading Tailgating The Right Way

Elder Abuse

As our loved ones age they can become extremely dependent on others due to a foggy memory, increased frailty, loss of motor skills, or other effects of old age. This can mean relocating the elderly to a “home,” or hiring a live-in caregiver to assist with daily tasks. In some of these situations the elderly … Continue reading Elder Abuse

How Much Is My Case Worth?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, motorcycle accident, or any other type of accident, and you’re considering filing a personal injury claim, you may be wondering, “How much is my case worth?” The answer is based on “damages.” What did the accident cost you—monetarily, physically and mentally? In some cases, damages are also … Continue reading How Much Is My Case Worth?

Boating Accident Basics

Did you know that any injury that occurs on or with a boat, ship, ferry, wave runner, or jet ski is considered a boating accident? This includes slip and fall accidents, collisions with swimmers, and falls overboard. And as the weather warms up busy waterways often become crowded and dangerous when the traffic of commercial … Continue reading Boating Accident Basics