Drowning Lawsuits: The Safety Rules and Causes of Actions for Injured Persons
This article discusses who may be accountable when someone suffers a drowning injury. It reviews the safety rules that public pool operators should follow and the causes of action available to someone injured due to drowning.
What Happens When the Other Side Destroys Evidence?
What happens if the other side destroys evidence? That's a good question. Hiring a lawyer that knows how to holds defendants accountable for destroying evidence is a good first step. This article explains what happens when the other side destroys evidence that could have helped you prove your claim.
What Makes a Good Attorney?
Before hiring a lawyer, you need to know about their philosophy towards practicing law. If the lawyer you hire cannot express why they choose their profession, then that lawyer may not be a good fit for your claim. In this article Adam Langino expresses his thoughts on the practice of law and the qualities he believes make a good lawyer.
What is Negligence?
Many personal injury lawsuits are based on the concept of negligence. In an injury lawsuit, an injured person, the plaintiff, attempts to prove that another person or corporation’s negligence, the defendant, caused them harm. This article discusses the concept of negligence and the types of damages available to a person harmed by the negligence of another.
Safe Window Coverings: A Guide for Families
This article contains helpful information for parents and caregivers on what types of window coverings are safe for small children. It also provides information on what someone should do if they or someone they love is injured due to a window cord strangulation hazard.
Household Poisons? Some Easy Safety Tips for Families
This article has helpful information for parents and caregivers on how to protect their children from common household poisons, like medicine, cleaning products, and the such.
E-cigarettes: Why are they Dangerous?
This article explains why some e-cigarettes are dangerous and provides helpful advice if you or someone your love is injured by an e-cigarette explosion.
How Are Contingency Lawyers Paid?
This articles explains how contingency personal injury lawyers are typically paid. What does contingency mean? Do you ever owe any money out of pocket? What is the typical fee? Read the article to get the answer to this question and more.
Commercial Truck Collisions: A Guide for the Injured and Their Families
Truck collisions are brutal. Unfortunately, they are more common than ever. In 2019, 5,237 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes, a 2-percent increase from 2018. The following article explains some rules governing truck safety, some safety tips for vehicle drivers, and some information about what to do after a truck collision.
Infant Seats - What is an Anti-Rebound Bar?
This article explores the safety benefits of an anti-rebound bar, which is a safety feature in many infant seats. It also provides helpful information to parents and caregiviers on some of the safey standards that apply to infant seats in the U.S. and abroad.
What is a Choking Hazard? A Safety Guide for Parents
This article explains what a "Choking Hazard" warning means and provides helpful information for parents on how to select safe toys for their children and how to handle a choking event.
Safe Sleep: A Guide For Parents And Caregivers
*Is my baby safe in his or her crib?* All parents remember the stress of waking up and continually checking on the safety of their new child. As a trial lawyer who helps families whose children are injured by dangerous or defective products, I have investigated crib and infant sleep safety issues. Here’s what I've learned.
Negligent Security: A Guide for Victims
Businesses are required to provide a reasonably safe environment. That includes a place where customers or visitors are protected from criminal activity, like robbery or assault. The following article discusses common security issues and the types of evidence that must be uncovered to bring a successful lawsuit.
Adaptive Equipment Service and Repair: A Guide for Disabled Persons and Caregivers
Many disabled persons rely on complex rehabilitative technology (“CRT”) service companies to properly order, supply, repair, and replace their equipment so they can participate in their community. As disabled persons say, “their wheels are their legs.” Unfortunately, sometimes CRT service is untimely, incomplete, or incorrect. The following information may be helpful if you have an issue with a CRT service company.
Wrongful Death: A Guide for Survivors
If a person is killed by the negligence of another in North Carolina or Florida a wrongful death lawsuit may be brought against the responsible party. The statute of limitations to bring a lawsuit in both states is two years from the date of death. That means that if a lawsuit is not filed by that time, then a wrongful death claim cannot be brought – regardless of the circumstances. The following may be helpful if you are contemplating filing a wrongful death lawsuit in either state.
What are Pain and Suffering Damages?
What are pain and suffering damages? This article discusses the concept of pain and suffering damages and provides some helpful information if the negligence of another injures you or someone you care about.
What does it mean to be selected as a “Best Lawyer” or “Super Lawyer”?
There’s a hidden secret in the legal profession that outsiders may not be aware of… bogus legal awards. This article sheds light on the legal award industry and shares some information about the awards that mean something.
What You Need to Know About Drowsy Truck Driving and Collisions
Did you know that in 2017 over 91,000 police-reported crashes involved drowsy drivers? Drowsy driving is particularly dangerous when commercial trucks are involved. This article discusses the rules that help prevent drowsy driving by commercial truck drivers.
What happens if I cannot work because of my injury?
If you or someone you love is injured or killed by the wrongful act of someone else, then there are many different types of damages you can seek to make you whole for the losses you have suffered. This article discusses what happens if a person cannot return to work due to an injury (or death).
Dangerous Toys - Helpful Information for Parents
This article discusses the U.S. government’s efforts to keep dangerous toys from reaching our children. It also reviews the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s most recent statistics concerning injuries to children due to unsafe products. Finally, it discusses a relatively new safety standard for infant slings.
What if an old and defective product hurts me?
This article discusses the statute of repose in Florida. Florida’s statute of repose says that in most cases, you cannot sue a product manufacturer – even if it is defective – if the product is over twelve years old. Many states have statutes of repose, but some do not.
How to Find the ELD Data to Prove the Truck Driver is at Fault
Collisions with a tractor-trailer (or 18-wheeler) often result in catastrophic injuries for motor vehicle occupants. Typically, the truck driver walks away, and the person they hit is airlifted to the nearest hospital. That means the police only speak to the truck driver to find out how the collision occurred. This article discusses the electronic evidence available to an injured person to help them refute the one-sided story the truck driver inevitably gives to the police about who is at fault.
Camp Lejeune: Claim Fact Sheet
This article contains helpful information for those persons injured by dangerous water at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953, through December 31, 1987. It explains the water contamination problem, what diseases are associated with the problem, and how to file a claim.
Booster Seats vs. Harness Seats: A Safety Guide for Parents
This article provides helpful information to parents and caregivers about when it is appropiate to transition their child from a child seat to a booster seat.
Selecting the Best Personal Injury Attorney for your Case
If you or someone you love is catastrophically injured or was killed by the negligence of another, selecting the right attorney is the most important decision you will make. This article discusses the factors you need to consider when choosing an attorney.