Legal Articles, Car Accident

Department Store Accidents

A store has a duty to keep customers safe.

Many Uninsured Motorists on California Roadways

Why having uninsured motorist insurance coverage is so important in California.

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California

When does a family member have the right to file a wrongful death claim?

Jacuzzi Tub Lawsuits Highlight Safety Concerns for Elderly

More and more elderly Americans are purchasing walk-in water jet bathtubs. However, many Americans are not aware of the dangers that these type of products can cause.

Common Mistakes that Might Lead to Medical Malpractice

Under most state laws, medical malpractice is defined as an act or omission by a healthcare provider, such as a physician, that deviates from the normal standards of practice in the medical field, which causes a patient injury or death. Medical malpractice is a type of tort law and involves civil court and not criminal proceedings. Medical malpractice lawsuits attempt to provide financial compensation to a patient who was provided substandard care and was injured.

Types of Cases a Personal Injury Lawyer Handles

When a person is injured or has lost a loved one because of the negligent actions of another person or entity, they may consider turning to a personal injury attorney for help. Personal injury lawyers will review all the facts of the case and advise the person as to whether they may have a claim for compensation against the negligent party.

Failure to Yield Car Accident in St. Louis

There are some drivers out there who believe they have the right of way no matter what. Missouri law doesn’t agree.

How to Stay Safe When Driving Through Construction Zones

Some areas of the road are more dangerous than others. One of them is construction zones, which frequently close lanes, have different traffic laws, and present a variety of hazards. The good news is that you can get through these stretches of the road safely as long as you adhere to a few basic guidelines.

What Damages Can You Seek in a Car Accident?

Car crashes cause an enormous amount of damage, both to property and to people’s lives. According to AAA, the average cost of an injury crash in the United States in 2009 was more than $125,000, while the average cost of a fatal accident was closer to $6 million. Add to this the devastating effect on people’s lives from serious injuries that can maim, disfigure, and cause pain and suffering that may last a lifetime, and it is no wonder that victims of car crashes seek compensation.

When Does a Car Accident Call for Legal Action?

Being involved in a car crash is a traumatic experience that could result in not only economic loss, but serious injuries that maim, disfigure, and cause pain and suffering that may last a lifetime. 

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