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3 Injuries that Could Give You a Claim Against a Property Owner

September 30, 2015

Negligent property owners can be held liable for many types of injuries suffered on their premises. Property owners have certain responsibilities regarding the safety of their premises. They are expected to take reasonable measures to keep the property free of hazards and prevent foreseeable accidents and injuries. When they fail in this responsibility, it is […]


Will the Proposed Truck Safety Act Really Make the Roads Safer?

September 29, 2015

Opponents worry that changes to regulations could increase truck accidents. Roughly 4,000 individuals lose their lives and 100,000 more suffer injuries in accidents involving big rig trucks every year. Much effort on the part of numerous different agencies has been directed towards reducing these numbers, and over the past year some significant changes to the […]


What Disabled Individuals Need to Know About Personal Injury Awards

September 28, 2015

Placing the award in a special needs trust is crucial for retaining government benefits. It may be hard to believe, but there may be some scenarios in which an individual might be left worse off financially after winning a personal injury settlement. How could this be? Well, in the case of a disabled individual, it […]


GM to Pay Over $2 Billion for Faulty Ignition Switch Accidents

September 27, 2015

Hundreds of personal injury and wrongful death suits remain open. For years, GM concealed a known flaw with the ignition switches installed in 2.6 million Chevy Cobalts and other older small GM cars. The flaw caused the switches to move from the “run” position unexpectedly while the cars were in motion, cutting power to the […]


Recovering Compensation for Lost Income

September 26, 2015

Out of work after an accident? Learn how to get compensated. If you have been injured in an accident, your medical bills may be putting quite a strain on your finances. Any time spent out of work due to your injury will only make matters worse. Fortunately, if your accident was caused by another party’s […]


Dangerous Freeway Ramps Can Cause Big Rig Truck Accidents

September 25, 2015

If you have been injured in any kind of truck accident Fernando D. Vargas can help Freeway driving is dangerous enough as it is, as the high speeds involved increase the likelihood of serious injuries in the event of an accident. Add the weight of a big rig truck to the mix and the potential […]


3 Things to Understand Before You Discuss Accident with Insurance Rep

September 24, 2015

Have a car accident attorney explain the law, your rights, and the insurance company’s obligations before you speak to anyone else about the accident. Most people think that they need to speak to the insurance company immediately after a car accident. In reality, this can put you at a disadvantage. To avoid making any misstatements […]


AAA School Safety Patrol Program Celebrates 95th Anniversary

September 23, 2015

Program continues vital work of preventing pedestrian accidents near schools Though the days when kids could walk miles to school on their own are long gone in most communities, a schoolkid’s daily commute does still sometimes require crossing a busy street or two to get from mom or dad’s minivan to the school doors. This […]


Drone Accidents: A New Frontier in Personal Injury Law?

September 22, 2015

Drone accident injuries are becoming more common, and injury lawsuits will surely follow With the growing popularity of drones for commercial and recreational use, we are also seeing an increase in drone crashes and accidents. In some cases, this can cause serious injuries to people who may be struck by the drone on the way […]


Dunkin Donuts Settles Burn Injury Lawsuit

September 21, 2015

Woman received over half a million dollars for hot coffee burns and other injuries. Dunkin Donuts has agreed to pay a New Jersey woman $522,000 in damages for burns and other injuries suffered when she fell in a store parking lot and spilled coffee on herself. The surprise settlement comes just days before the case […]


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