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Elements of a Good Personal Injury Lawsuit

Elements of a Good Personal Injury Lawsuit

A good personal injury lawsuit is one that contains liability, damages, and collectability, and if any of these three items are missing from the case, the results will not prove favorable for the plaintiff. An experienced personal injury lawyer will have to prove all three elements during the trial or settlement proceedings. The first item […]

What To Do After an Auto Accident

What To Do After an Auto Accident

Auto accidents are unexpected and stressful. Even the most careful drivers may be involved.     Be prepared Carry a set of cones, warning triangles, or emergency flares in your trunk to help alert traffic. It also helps to have a pen and a card with any relevant medical information for you and your family. […]

Don’t Drink and Drive But Do Know Your Rights

Don’t Drink and Drive But Do Know Your Rights

If you drink and drive, no matter how conservatively, there is a real possibility that you could be stopped, arrested, and convicted of drunk driving. First, most people do not realize how few drinks it takes to exceed the legal standards of .08 % or .1 % Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). For the average sized person, three or four drinks could easily place them in the “drunk-driver” category. However, based solely on a police officer’s claim that you were “impaired,” even though your BAC was below the legal threshold, you can be convicted as a drunk driver. The only additional evidence needed would be proof of some measurable amount of alcohol in your system.

An Example Traffic Case

An Example Traffic Case

An Example Traffic Case     A friend of mine recently called and said she received a ticket in York County, South Carolina. She wanted to know what her options were.  Almost two years ago she received a ticket in Gaston County, North Carolina. Being a busy working mom with two kids and under time […]

While You Will Need An Attorney, You Will Also Need To Understand Basic Malpractice

While You Will Need An Attorney, You Will Also Need To Understand Basic Malpractice

This report provides a brief overview of the issues surrounding medical malpractice law, the legal changes that states have made over the past thirty years and some newer proposals for changing medical malpractice law

3 Tips to Maximize Your Personal Injury Insurance Settlement

3 Tips to Maximize Your Personal Injury Insurance Settlement

3 Tips to Maximize Your Personal Injury Insurance Settlement Whether you were injured in a car accident, from a fall, or from another type of accident, here are three simple things you can do to maximize your personal injury insurance settlement: Get Medical Treatment. It seems obvious, but many people just don’t get the medical […]

You Have Limited Time to File a Motorcycle Accident Suit

You Have Limited Time to File a Motorcycle Accident Suit

Motorcycle accidents typically result in more severe injuries than auto accidents. No structure surrounds riders to cushion them against contact with another vehicle. This can result in significant personal injury awards because the law bases awards on the extent of a victim’s injuries. Most Motorcycle Accidents Are Caused by Automobiles Automobiles cause about 75 percent […]

Each Mass and Public Transit Accident Lawsuit Is Unique

Each Mass and Public Transit Accident Lawsuit Is Unique

There are many different kinds of public and mass transportation, which complicates lawsuits for personal injuries involving vehicular accidents. The rules for government-owned buses are different from those for a privately owned boat or helicopter, and still more rules apply to commercial aircraft. Injuries can result even when you’re not a passenger, a bus may […]

“Dram Shop” Laws Hold Bars Responsible for Alcohol Injuries

“Dram Shop” Laws Hold Bars Responsible for Alcohol Injuries

Drinking liquor is a personal choice, so it may seem unfair that bar owners can be liable for accidents and injuries that occur because someone chose to drink in their business establishment. Under the terms of “dram shop laws,” owners of a bar or any other business that sells alcohol can be held legally responsible […]

Trucking Accident Suits May Involve Multiple Parties

Trucking Accident Suits May Involve Multiple Parties

Lawsuits for personal injuries from accidents involving commercial trucks require special handling. Trucking accidents are more complicated than regular automobile accidents. There are usually multiple parties who are potentially liable. Federal and state laws set specific standards for safety, and the investigation also involves unique aspects that do not apply to car accidents. Most people […]

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