Who Is At Fault When A Pedestrian Is Run Over At Night?

When you are involved in an accident as a pedestrian, you might assume that the motorist is at fault. However, this is not always the case, especially when you are hit by a car late at night. With poor visibility, you may find it difficult to prove that the motorist was negligent without the help of a personal injury lawyer.  Duty of Care All drivers have a duty of care to be careful during situations where there might be a pedestrian. Read More 

When Work Injuries Occur, Use A Pain Journal

Workers hurt on the job are likely covered by their employer's workers' compensation insurance. This form of benefit covers medical expenses, partial wages, and sometimes, a lump-sum payment for permanent injuries. Unfortunately, things can go wrong with a worker's claim and that can result in workers being out of work, in pain, and without any coverage. Read on to find out why keeping up with the claim and the medical aspect of your worker's compensation issues are so important. Read More 

How Workers’ Compensation And SSDI Affect Your Benefits

When you are applying for Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI), you may have also filed for workers' compensation benefits. However, you are not able to recover full workers' compensation benefits at the same time as your SSDI. To maximize your benefits, you must work closely with a Social Security disability lawyer. Maximum SSDI Benefits You are not allowed to earn more than 80% of the amount that you earned when you were employed. Read More 

Harmed By A Bad Drug? What To Know

You count on drug manufacturers to supply the public with safe and effective medications. As with all things, mistakes can be made, and the results can be devastating. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a bad drug, you need to take action. Read on for the key facts you need to know so that you can not only be compensated but help others to avoid the same fate. Read More 

Why It’s Recommended To Hire An Attorney When Facing A Birth Defect Because Of Negligence

Parents want their babies born perfectly healthy, but this doesn't always happen. Birth defects can unfortunately be present, and when they're caused because of a medical practitioner's negligence, that's cause for hiring a birth defect attorney. They can assist in many important ways.  Assess Case's Strength Before you go full force at a medical practitioner for your baby's birth defect, you first need to make sure you have a good shot at winning. Read More