Detroit Case Underscores Responsibility Owners Have for Pets’ Actions

December 30, 2015

Murder charges brought against owner of pit bulls that killed 4-year-old boy It is simple common sense—and human decency—for pet owners to feel responsible for the actions of their animals. And in every state, the law reflects this principle by mandating some degree of liability for animal attack injuries, especially dog bite injuries. What different […]

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

December 29, 2015

Find the right attorney by steering clear of these common mistakes Have you been injured in an accident that was not your fault? You definitely need to consult a personal injury attorney about the possibility of securing compensation. Considering that there are literally hundreds of personal injury attorneys in our local area, finding an attorney […]

LA Named One of America’s Most Overpriced Cities

December 28, 2015

What our high cost of living means for personal injury accident victims According to Forbes magazine, the greater LA area including the Los Angeles-Long-Beach-Glendale metropolitan statistical area is the 23rd most overpriced big city in America. As justification for this ranking, Forbes analysts focused mainly on the affordability of housing. Despite the fact that the […]

Traumatic Brain Injuries Often Misdiagnosed

December 27, 2015

Be on the lookout for symptoms of brain injury following an accident According to the president of the Brain Injury Association of America, traumatic brain injury is “the most misunderstood, misdiagnosed, underfunded health problem our nation faces.” Part of the problem is that symptoms of a traumatic brain injury—particularly a mild one—tend to progress slowly. […]

Victims of LA Pedestrian Accident Receive $15 Million Settlement

December 26, 2015

Settlement highlights the fact that the city is responsible for addressing safety hazards. If you live or work in the LA area, you know firsthand how busy—and dangerous—some streets and intersections can be. What you may not fully realize is that when the city knows of a dangerous stretch of road and yet does nothing […]

Financial Tips for Getting Through a Personal Injury Lawsuit

December 25, 2015

Advice on how to pay for medical and legal expenses while waiting for your compensation. Suffering a serious injury in any kind of accident can cause more than just physical and emotional pain. It can also cause financial pain as you struggle to cover your medical bills and other expenses, especially if you are out […]

NHTSA Works Hard to Prevent Holiday Drunk Driving

December 24, 2015

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign designed to prevent drunk driving accidents this holiday season. Are you looking forward to going to the movies with your family this holiday? In the two hours it takes you to watch that movie, two Americans could be killed by drunk drivers. And during the holidays, this average […]

New Transportation Bill Commissions Study on Tired Truckers

December 23, 2015

Legislators hope study will provide impetus to reduce trucking accidents caused by driver fatigue At the beginning of this month, federal lawmakers approved the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or the FAST Act. The new legislation is mainly focused on funding many necessary improvements in America’s transportation infrastructure, and provides $305 billion over 5 years […]

Never Leave the Scene of an Accident–Especially If Your Car Calls 911

December 22, 2015

Woman turned in to police by her own car following hit and run accident. In the event of a car accident, the at-fault driver has some pretty serious responsibilities towards the other parties involved: First, there is the moral responsibility to stop and make sure anyone who has been injured receives medical care Then there […]

Runaway Train Causes Embarrassment for Boston Officials

December 21, 2015

Operator error causes yet another MBTA accident Passengers traveling just south of Boston got taken on a wild ride earlier this month when a red line MBTA train sped along for 9 minutes without the driver on board. Other commuters became aware of the runaway train after it sped through 4 stops without halting, with […]

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