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Valuing Companionship and Love—What Are Loss of Consortium Claims? Your Loss After Companionship

February 12th 2017

After an accident that was caused by another person’s negligence or wrongdoing, the family of the person who was injured or killed may be able to seek compensation for several different types of damages. For example, the plaintiff in a lawsuit could seek compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering,… Read more...

How survival actions help families recover after a death

February 11th 2017

When a person’s actions cause the tragic death of another human being, the family is often left with many unexpected expenses. These expenses can be astronomical when extraordinary or life-saving measures are unsuccessfully attempted. The family of the deceased is able to recover the medical expenses their loved one incurred… Read more...

Industry experts warn trucks are traveling too fast for their tires

February 9th 2017

In the past ten years, the speed limits for all types of vehicles have steadily increased. While the faster pace is welcomed by many drivers, higher speeds are causing problems for semi-trucks and large commercial vehicles. According to several in the industry, the capability of large truck tires has not… Read more...

Who is responsible for a multi-vehicle accident?

February 8th 2017

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a car accident occurs once every 60 seconds. When driving on some major highways, that statistic may even seem low. An accident on a busy highway or at a congested intersection can often lead to a messy pile-up accident. With every car… Read more...

Planning for long-term injuries in your personal injury case

February 7th 2017

Not every injury heals, and many victims of car accidents and other acts of negligence are left with lasting physical and emotional scars. When filing a personal injury case, the plaintiff will receive additional compensation for long-term injuries if he or she can prove that there is lasting harm. When… Read more...

FMCSA Takes Final Steps Towards Rule Mandating Sleep Apnea Testing for Truck Drivers

February 6th 2017

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is finally ready to take the final steps towards a final rule which would require truck drivers to get screened and treated for sleep apnea. The FMCSA’s Medical Review board will be holding meetings in August to hear comments about the new proposed… Read more...

Fitness Trackers Are Latest Technology Used In Personal Injury Lawsuits

February 5th 2017

During a personal injury lawsuit, the injured person (the plaintiff) must be able to show a jury how an injury has affected his or her life. Anyone can claim that a botched surgery or car accident left them unable to pursue their hobbies—proving that claim in court is an entirely… Read more...

When Are Burn Injuries The Result of Negligence?

February 4th 2017

A burn injury can be the fault of someone else in a surprising number of instances. Whether the burn is the result of carelessness, or can be traced back to the negligence of a product’s manufacturer or business’ policies, the root cause of most burns can be traced back to… Read more...

Federal Government Mandates That Truckers Switch to Electronic Log Books

February 3rd 2017

  The federal agency which regulates the trucking industry, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), recently enacted major changes which are due to go into effect by the end of next year. The new mandate requires that all truck drivers make the change from paper log books to electronic… Read more...

Study Finds Traumatic Brain Injuries Irreversibly Age the Brain

February 2nd 2017

When a person suffers a brain injury, the immediate concern is what type of long-term damage the injury will cause. Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, often result in physical, mental, and emotional disabilities that may never heal. Even if a person with a TBI is able to resume some normal… Read more...

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