Car accidents are one of life’s most challenging events. The best-case scenario for a car accident is an accident with no injuries and minimal damage to your vehicle. But what about those accidents that are more severe? Car accidents that
If your doctor is unable to make timely and accurate diagnoses of a dangerous medical condition, there’s a possibility that you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit to find a legal remedy. However, it’s always important to know that bad
In December 2018, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a warning to American consumers about the dangers involved with e-cigarettes. By issuing this warning, the Surgeon General has taken a strong stance against the rise of e-cigarettes because of the potential
Emotional pain can be as severe as physical pain. If someone causes physical bodily harm, they can be sued. Does this same principle apply if someone causes mental anguish, such as emotional distress?
What Is Mental Anguish?
Mental anguish is a legal
Going on a cruise should be one of the happiest moments of your life. A cruise line can travel all across the globe; from the coldest climate in Alaska, all the way down to the warmest climate in the Caribbean.
“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.”
While it is a rule that we should always abide by, it is not always obeyed. At some point in our lives, we have heard one person say or write
You have been bitten by another person’s dog, and those injuries may have lasting effects in the future. The dog bite was not your fault. You were not on another person’s property, and the owner of the dog did not
Should you ever find yourself in any legal battle, one of the most prudent things you can do to give yourself the best chance of coming out on top is to find yourself the best lawyer for your particular situation.
It's an accepted notion that accidents happen. However, when these accidents happen in highly skilled and specialized environments such as on oil rigs, it's only natural that you might have some questions. Why do oil rig explosions happen? Is there
In July of 2018, the Justice Department settled the 3M earplug lawsuit where the company agreed to pay out $9.1 million to the government in order to settle the complaints brought against it.
What Was the 3M Earplugs Lawsuit About?
Too often do new medications get found out for being incredibly dangerous, and it’s usually a little too late. Drug companies continue to leave consumers uninformed about potentially fatal side effects, simply because it would “hurt the brand.”Unfortunately, even after
Social media and cell phones are useful tools for social and business connections, communication,education, brand exposure, and advertisement. It’s very difficult to be successful in this world without using them at some point. There’s nothing wrong with taking full advantage
It’s always tragic when a loved one passes away or is seriously injured due to a faulty medical device. It’s especially angering when that person’s family finds out that it could’ve been prevented by the company who manufactures that medical
Plant explosions have great consequences, both for communities and workers. Texas is home to several plants and refineries that hold the potential to inflict property damage or serious injuries if chemicals aren’t handled diligently and safely.
A great example of
Just recently, it has become more apparent just how serious the sex crimes and abuse cases against the Catholic church are. Since the public eye has turned onto priests in the Catholic church, multiple churches across the US and in
International rules, governing the use of the seas and oceans, are known as Maritime Laws or the Law of the Sea.
This area of law deals with a variety of factual scenarios. For instance, industrial accidents that result in the damage
Big corporations don't like losing lawsuits because it sets a bad precedent for future suits. Even though technically every lawsuit is tried and judged on its own merits, there is always that lingering cloud that since the company was found
Having a baby is a life-changing experience,
but when the birth doesn’t go as planned, serious injuries can occur. Some of
these injuries can affect your baby for the rest of their lives which is why
it’s important to determine if anyone is
Employers are legally required to provide a
safe working environment for their employees. Despite this, injuries can still
occur at the fault of your employer or a third party.
Although these injuries may be minor, at
times,they can be quite significant and affect
The wrongful death definition is when someone dies at the fault of another person or entity. It can be accidental or due to the negligence or misconduct of the other party and is not considered criminal. In fact, wrongful death
We often get asked if hiring a lawyer is necessary for minor car accidents. Does a small fender bender require you to hire an attorney? It’s a loaded question because every accident is different.
Nobody wants to end up in
nothing worse than an unethical lawyer or even a distracted lawyer with too big
of a caseload. Unfortunately, there are always a few bad apples in the world of
Having a bad
lawyer and having to deal with incompetence or disorganization can take
It’s no secret that lawyers can be expensive. There are filing fees and an hourly price for an experienced lawyer with good results in the courtroom. This cost can pile up, and before you know it, you’re paying a small
Unless you're an attorney, most people have no idea when they need a lawyer or what kind they actually need.
There are numerous types of law in the United States. This means there’s at least twice the number of lawyers
Let's face it: no one wants to need a lawyer. But chances are that most people will need a lawyer at least one point in their lives.
Oftentimes, you might need a lawyer and not even know it. Determining when
Car accidents are no fun matter. Even the smallest
collision can cause havoc in your life, whether it’s minor injuries or a hard
hit to your insurance plan. Then there’s the expensive mechanics in your life
to fix your car.
They’re just a
A class action lawsuit, also known as a class suit, or representative action, was developed in England back in the 13th century. Though class action cases faded out of existence in England, the tradition was kept alive in the United
Tort law is
civil law regarding when one person violates another. This violation against
another can be physical, pain and suffering, or property damage. These laws
decide if an individual is legally the cause of your accusations. It also
ensures that the plaintiff receives
Mass tort law is tricky but well worth the fight.
Some companies and businesses breach a basic duty of care against large amounts
of people. These torts can either be intentional or they can be unintentional.
These situations need to be remedied through
Mesothelioma is cancer of the mesothelium, the thin layer of tissue that covers most of your internal organs. It’s caused by exposure to asbestos and usually doesn’t develop in mesothelioma patients until 20 to 50 years after exposure. Treatment, such
to asbestos and asbestos dust is
the main cause of mesothelioma. In fact, the risk factors are extremely high
with roughly eight out of 10
diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos although it
can take anywhere from 10 to 50 years
Nobody wants to be injured at work. Likewise, nobody wishes for broken bones, bruises, or burns. But workplace accidents happen and these workplace accidents can lead to injuries. In fact, every seven seconds someone is injured on the workplace or
In 2017, there was a fatality rate of 5.5 deaths for every 100,000 registered recreational boats (also known as pleasure boats) and sea vessels. Boating accidents can leave you with a serious injury or even prove fatal. More concerning is
Thankfully, almost every car accident in the U.S. is just a minor accident, like fender benders. But even the most minor of accidents can lead to big bucks in damages to your vehicle. Whether you’re involved in small accidents or
In the U.S., there are over 37,000 deaths a year and 2.35 million Americans are injured or left disabled due to car accidents. Worse still, it seems as though accident cases are rising instead of falling. A car crash can
The various repercussions and hardships that come with being in a serious accident is certainly not the most enjoyable topic to discuss. Yet shying away from this kind of subject won't help you get a better understanding of what to
How a San Antonio Injury Lawyer Can Help if You Are Injured at Work
Personal injury cases in the workplace are a dime a dozen, depending on your industry or field of work. Sometimes, mistakes are made and other times circumstance can’t be prevented. Worse still, it appears that injury cases (including catastrophic injuries)
Each year, there are around half a million trucking accidents in the United States that result in injury. What's even more shocking is that 5,000 of those accident cases result in death and even wrongful death. These numbers are staggering
More and more workers are traveling to other states, such as Texas, for the well-paying work on oil rigs and in the oil field. However, the demand for oil workers can’t keep up with the rate of injuries working in
Unfortunate little accidents that lead to serious injuries can and often do happen in any workplace.There’s no denying the obvious. But what do you do when you suffer from a work-related injury which was caused by the negligence of your
No matter where you are in the world, you're going to find laws that are controversial and, perhaps, downright unjustifiable. This is simply an unavoidable part of existing in the world today and, although societal progress has led to the
Due to the rather fragile nature of the human body, nobody in this world is impervious to injury. No matter how careful and protective you are, there's simply no avoiding the fact that at some point in your life you'll
A personal injury sustained by men and women in the workplace is not uncommon. And, although most cases are not serious enough to require litigation, there are certain instances where judicial review is necessary. These types of cases present a
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you might be wondering whether or not you should contact an attorney. In most cases, the answer is yes. Car accidents can have a lot of consequences and it’s important to have
Motorcycle Accidents: Risks, Causes, and Liability
Motorcycle accidents are very different from car accidents in a lot of ways which often leads to very different outcomes. There are a lot of things about riding a motorcycle that are very different from driving a motor vehicle which
If you’ve been the victim of a car accident and sustained serious injuries that are impacting your quality of life and preventing you from working and paying your bills, medical bills, as well as other out-of-pocket expenses, getting a settlement
Everything You Need to Know about Boat Accident Attorneys
Boating accidents are always super scary and super common in the deep blue. Boating and water-based accidents are actually quite common so there are laws dedicated to boats, the sea, and other forms of waterways.
Some boating accidents can’t be avoided
What Every Cruise Ship Traveler Should Know if You’re Involved in an Accident on Board
If you ever go on a cruise, you want a relaxing and fun experience before you get to your island destination. You don’t want to worry about accidents or injuries. Misfortune should be the last thing on your mind.
Fatal Car Accidents: Wrongful Death & Moving Forward
We all understand the importance of safety while driving a motor vehicle. However, it is inevitable that there will be traffic collisions from time to time, especially at night of heavy road traffic. If someone you love has been the