What Happens if I’m Exposed to Coronavirus at Work?
April 7, 2020
Back in November of 2019, reports began surfacing about a “mystery” illness emerging in China. As experts began researching and identifying the illness, they soon learned that they were dealing with a novel disease. Since that time, the Coronavirus disease has spread to nearly every inch of the globe. Governments are responding by telling all non-essential workers to stay at home to prevent catching and spreading Covid-19. Are you one of the many essential workers who may be exposed to the virus? What are your options for recovery if you catch it? Learn everything you need to know about Covid-19… read more
What Do I Do If I was Hit by Someone Who Was Texting While Driving?
March 24, 2020
A driver who is texting behind the wheel is a distracted driver who is at great risk for causing an accident every second that his or her eyes are off the road. In many cases, someone who is texting while driving – when involved in an accident – will likely be found responsible for the injuries and damages the injured party sustained as a result of the incident. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident caused by someone who was texting while driving, there are steps you can take to best protect your rights and options… read more
Surgery Errors that Lead to Malpractice Claims
March 17, 2020
Today, hospitals and medical providers try to get patients through the surgical process and subsequent recovery as quickly as possible. Although there is merit in wanting to get patients back to health as soon as possible, moving so quickly also invites the risk of surgical errors that can injure a patient. Surgical errors are some of the most common medical malpractice cases in the country, and more frequently lead to fatal outcomes for patients than other kinds of medical malpractice. If a patient is the victim of a surgical error, he, she or their family may have a… read more
Have I Been a Victim of Medical Malpractice? 10 Questions to Ask Yourself
March 12, 2020
Medical malpractice occurs when a medical provider injures a patient by failing to render care within the applicable standards. If your medical provider’s care fell below the applicable standards and you suffered an injury as a result, you may have been the victim of medical malpractice. The Ten Questions to Ask Yourself and Your Family If you think you’ve suffered from medical malpractice, the following are questions you and your family should ask to determine whether you may have a claim for compensation: Did you suffer a severe or permanent injury while under the care of a medical professional?Did… read more
How to Value a Neck Injury for an Insurance Claim or Settlement
March 4, 2020
There are many factors that go into valuing the damages incurred in a neck injury for the purposes of an insurance claim or settlement of a legal claim. Below are some of the considerations that all parties involved in a neck injury claim must think about in coming to a conclusion on the monetary value of the injured person’s neck injury claim. The Parties’ Respective Positions The value of a neck injury case in insurance or settlement proceedings often boils down to (1) what the party at fault for the neck injury is willing to pay (or what their… read more