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What You Should Know About Public Transit Accidents

Getting hurt while riding public transportation like a bus can be scary and embarrassing. With everyone crowding around, paying attention, you feel mortified as well as injured. You also might wonder whether you have any recourse to get compensation for your injury. The truth is, in most cases you can file suit to collect damages when you’re injured in this …

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Why You Should Have Underinsured Motorist Coverage

When you have a car accident, and it’s the fault of someone else’s carelessness or irresponsibility, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. What happens, however, when you go through the long and painful process of getting a settlement only to find that the insurance company won’t even cover half of what you’re owed? That’s where uninsured and underinsured …

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What To Do If You’re Injured by a Coworker

When you’re hurt on the job, in the vast majority of cases workers’ compensation will kick in to cover your injuries. This is the case, in general, no matter what your injuries are or what the circumstances were that caused them. But what if you’re hurt because one of your coworkers did something irresponsible, and your injuries go beyond what …

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How to Make a Strong Workers’ Comp Claim

When you’re hurt at work, your biggest consolation is that workers’ compensation is there to cover your medical bills and allow you to keep afloat while you recover. Then it happens: you get a notice that your workers’ compensation claim has been denied. What can you do? Do you have options? Was there something you should’ve done differently in the …

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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Negotiated?

When you are injured in an accident, you are entitled to compensation from the insurance company for your injuries, otherwise known as damages. In order to receive compensation, you need to negotiate with an insurance adjuster in order to reach a compensation amount that is agreeable to both you and the insurance company. Learn about the process of settlement negotiations …

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What You Can and Can’t Do If You’re Hurt on an Airplane

Every year, hundreds of airline passengers are injured by falling bags, aisleway falls, equipment collisions and turbulence-related incidents. Some of these injuries may entitle the passenger to compensation from the airline, while others may not. Knowing the difference between the two can help you assess when and how to pursue compensation for the medical and peripheral costs of your injury …

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How Do Defective Product Liability Claims Work in Colorado?

Personal injury lawsuits are a lot more complicated than many people might expect, and this is especially true when your injury has been caused by a defective product. A product liability suit involves several different factors, and can be very hard to try if your case involves a large corporation. After an injury caused by a defective product, you might …