Category: Injuries

  • Mandatory Helmet Laws May Lead to More Injuries

    In 2019, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) made the recommendation for every state to mandate bicycle helmet usage for adults when riding a bike. While this recommendation is smart on paper, it could actually lead to more injuries and make the streets less safe for cyclists. Benefits of Bike Riding There are numerous benefits […]

  • Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases

    Background Information on Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases – A Brief Overview One might think that there’s nothing worse than a personal injury lawsuit, but that wouldn’t be true in the case of punitive damage. The rare and unusual occurrence of punitive damage is typically only drawn up in court for the purpose of […]

  • Injured At Work? 3 Steps To Take

    Personal injury is a broad term that describes any sort of harm experienced by an individual, usually in the context of an accident or deliberate act of harm. In Anglo-American societies, the term is primarily used to describe a kind of civil lawsuit in which the individual bringing the case suffers a personal injury to […]

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Injury Claims

    Whether you are suffering from personal injuries inflicted by another party or from the complications of a botched surgery, you will need to put your best foot forward when it comes to getting compensated for certain damages. Everyone has the right to launch a medical claim, especially when certain injuries or conditions were the result […]

  • Recovering from Serious Injuries after a Construction Accident

    A construction site is a dangerous place; thus avoiding accidents is impossible in such an environment. Unfortunately, most of the construction site injuries are serious, be it constructing a high rise or a home. It can either be caused by faulty equipment, personal negligence or not following safety measures. But the most painful part of […]

  • When Does Your Malpractice Case Require an Expert Witness?

    Lawsuits will occasionally require an expert witness to testify as part of the trial. These people are generally experts in their respective fields and offer expert details on how something happened or the general standard of care in a particular field.  These expert witnesses are often used in conjunction with other witnesses to help build […]

  • 5 Factors That Can Affect Your L&I Claim

    Not everyone is eligible for L&I claims. Some factors can significantly affect your eligibility, as you will see in a short while. Before that, why not dig a little into what it entails? First of all, L&I claim worth varies from one individual to another.  After you have reported your work injury to the Department […]

  • Brain Injuries and How You Can Pay for Medical Care

    Brain injuries happen pretty frequently. You might sustain one playing sports, or you could slip and fall in a store. You may suffer one if a vehicle hits you or if you fall in the shower. However you suffer a brain injury, though, if it happens to you, it can disrupt your life quite a […]

  • How To Overcome The Impact Of Life-Changing Injuries

    A large portion of disabilities due to injuries are due to traffic accidents or falls, and approximately 3% of cases result in serious disabilities, according to Disabled World. People are usually not mentally or physically prepared to cope with sudden changes in everyday life that can result from a tragic accident. A person with a life-changing […]