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
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 What could my case be worth?
Nothing puts “fall” into “slip and fall” like the holiday season. Hard ice, turkey frying grease, wet leaves, and strings of holiday lights all pose hazards during the final months of the year. And while these occurrences are common, that doesn’t mean you have to accept them. If you feel that a property owner or business … Continue reading Negligence Near the New Year
Whiplash is a fairly common injury that occurs when a car is rear-ended and the passengers’ heads quickly jerk forward and back. Collisions that happen at a slower rate of 20 to 30 mph can still cause significant pain! The energy of a car moving at 20 mph transfers to your body and jerks it … Continue reading Whiplash and What to do.
Tractor-trailer accidents cause significant damage and often cost trucking companies a lot of money. For this reason, they employ insurance companies who will begin investigating immediately in order to minimize their costs and pay you as little as possible. This means, that in the event of a tractor-trailer accident, you should contact an attorney for … Continue reading In a Tractor Trailer Accident? Call Collier
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
In the chaos of a car accident, you can be incapacitated, incoherent, or otherwise kept from contacting your emergency contacts. It is obviously important to notify loved ones of your condition and location in the event of a car accident or other emergency, but when incapacitated, it is impossible to do so. In order to … Continue reading In Case of Emergency
Tractor trailer accidents cause significant damage and often cost trucking companies a lot of money. For this reason, they employ big insurance companies who will begin investigating immediately in order to minimize their costs and pay you as little as possible. This means, that in the event of a tractor trailer accident, you should contact … Continue reading Tips for Tractor Trailer Accidents
Warm weather means fishing, swimming, tanning, and boating here in Virginia. With added volume on the waterways, it is important to refresh yourself on water safety before you leave the dock. Small mistakes can lead to big problems in crowded water. We have 5 tips that will you keep your boating experiences safer and more … Continue reading 5 Tips for Avoiding Boating Accidents