What Should You Know Before Suing A Restaurant For Food Poisoning


According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC for short, estimates that each year, in the United States, 48 million people become sick due to food poisoning, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 people die. If you have eaten in a restaurant and developed food poisoning symptoms as a result, you do have a right to sue the establishment. However, before you do so, there are some things you should know.

27 July 2016

2 Factors That Determine What Type Of Dog Bite Settlement Your Child Will Receive


If your child was bit and harmed by a dog that you do not own, you have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the dog's owners. There is no set guide for how dog bite cases are handled via personal injury lawsuits; however, there are a few different general factors the judge and jury will take into consideration when determining what your award should be. The Circumstances Surrounding Your Child's Dog Bite

14 July 2016

3 Ways You May Get The Money You Deserve After A Slip And Fall


If you have slipped in a business through no fault of your own and because of their negligence, you may have a case to sue them for your medical bills and pain and suffering. However, the business may want to say that the reason you fell was that you weren't being careful, not that they weren't taking all due safety precautions, such as making sure there are wet floor signs out over spills or that their sidewalks are all cleared of snow and ice.

25 June 2016

3 Common Types Of Personal Injury Cases


If you have befallen an issue where you have been harmed or injured due to the fault of a third party, you can often sue that individual under the category of a personal injury case. Determining what constitutes a personal injury case can be somewhat difficult. Luckily, you have this guide at your hands. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn of just a few common types of personal injury cases.

27 May 2016

Cruiseline Illnesses: 3 Pieces Of Proof For A Successful Lawsuit


If you have recently traveled on a fantastic cruise only to become violently ill, chances are that you contracted a virus while on your trip. Sadly, this is not an uncommon occurrence on cruise ships. If you believe your illness was due to the negligence of the cruise line, you may be able to make a case against them and recoup damages. The following will need to be proven to ensure you have a strong case:

17 May 2016

Suffering From The Loss Of A Loved One? 3 Causes Of Death That Might Require A Wrongful Death Attorney


If your loved one has passed away due to the negligent or intentional actions of another person, you may have grounds to file a wrongful death claim against the person responsible for the death. An attorney can file a lawsuit seeking monetary compensation for the loss of your loved one. Here are the three types of wrongful death claims that your attorney can help you with. Accident Involving Negligence If your loved one was killed in an accident that was not their fault, and the person responsible for the death was acting in a negligent manner at the time of the accident, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim.

2 May 2016

Discover The Truth Behind Three Common Myths Surrounding Personal Injury Claims


Often, people who have been injured in a car wreck don't have extra funds available to pay for their medical treatment or can't afford to take the time off work that they need to heal. So, what do you do if you're injured in a car accident and the at-fault party's insurance company doesn't offer you an adequate settlement? You talk to a personal injury lawyer about filing a personal injury lawsuit.

19 April 2016

That Bites! 4 Steps To Take When You've Been Bitten By A Dog


When you go outside, the last thing you expect is a dog bite. Unfortunately, studies show that about 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year. The studies also show that of those people bitten by dogs, 800,000 of them will require medical attention.  If you've been bitten by a dog, it's important that you know what to do. Taking the appropriate steps after the attack will help ensure you receive adequate compensation and care for your injuries.

9 April 2016

Wrongful Death On A Roundabout: Who Is Responsible And Who Do You Sue?


Wildly popular and successful in Europe for decades, roundabouts are now popping up in the U.S. in the strangest of places. Roundabouts appear in front of hospital entrances where ambulances need to go, in front of schools where large buses have a difficult time making the tight turns, and even in the middle of nowhere on rural roads where four-way stops and yields were once sufficient. So what happens when a loved one gets into an accident on a roundabout and dies?

28 March 2016

Answering Common Medical Malpractice Questions


When you are sick or injured, it is essential to seek the care of an experienced doctor to ensure that you are able to quickly recover. Unfortunately, some medical professionals can neglect their responsibilities, and this can cause serious bodily harm. To ensure that victims of malpractice are able to recover damages, it is possible to file a lawsuit, but if you may benefit from learning the answers to a couple of common questions about medical malpractice.

16 March 2016