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Will My Injury Lawsuit Go to Court?

When people think about injury lawsuits, they have nightmares about long court cases building on the stress and pain they’re already facing. They wonder if that’s their only option, especially when the insurance company tries to challenge their claim and refuse payment. In general, the good news is that for the most part these cases never go to court, nor …

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Semi Truck Accidents: How Fault is Determined

The damages from accidents involving big rigs are often utterly catastrophic. The reasons for this probably aren’t surprising: large trucks have a great deal more mass, bulk and size, and thus are capable of doing a lot more harm than smaller cars. What’s worse is that the numbers of truck accidents seem to be increasing, rather than decreasing, and many …

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What to Do If You’re Hurt on a Construction Site

Construction sites are dangerous places to be, both in terms of work and for passers-by. Often times there’s not enough room kept for a safe perimeter, and a minor errors by the crew can result in serious accidents and major injuries to people walking through. Accidents related to construction sites can be devastating both to the victims and their families, …

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What to Do If You’re in a Scaffolding Accident

Working in the construction industry is full of dangers. In fact, this career carries more of a chance of death or serious injury than almost any other in the United States. Among the leading causes of major injury and death are falling accidents, many of which occur from scaffolding. In general, accidents at the workplace are covered by workers’ compensation, …

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What You Should Know About Road Construction Accidents

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that construction zones are dangerous. In fact, the risk for accidents is so heightened in these areas that the government and most states have passed special laws for people driving through construction zones. But what about when the construction company is responsible for the accident? In such a case, the construction company, or even …

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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 …