Brain Injury Cases
201901.14
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Brain Injury Cases

Brain Injury Cases Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are devastating. They often occur in high speed motor vehicle collisions and the results can be life altering, even leading to coma or death. Physical, mental, emotional, personality, memory and cognitive changes impact not only the injured person, but family and friends as well. The Center for Disease…

WHAT CAN I DO IF THE DRIVER DOESN’T HAVE INSURANCE?
201811.19
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WHAT CAN I DO IF THE DRIVER DOESN’T HAVE INSURANCE?

Eventually, two vehicles will collide in a minor or major accident. If you are one of the unfortunate drivers, you may find some comfort in knowing that you have car insurance coverage. This reassures you that if there are injuries or property damage, the insurance will help to pay the expenses. However, in some cases,…

Car Accidents & Soft Tissue Injuries
201810.21
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Car Accidents & Soft Tissue Injuries

Every day millions of Americans get behind the wheel of a car. And millions more ride along as passengers. With so many vehicles on the road, it is no surprise that accidents are a common occurrence in the United States. While some collisions involve major impacts and severe injuries, other less serious accidents can still…

Involved In An Uber Accident Injury?
201806.21
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Involved In An Uber Accident Injury?

It is important to file an accident claim with your lawyer immediately after you’ve medical treatment. is sought to ensure there are fewer complications with acquiring compensation or a settlement with insurance companies. However, if an injury claim arises weeks to months after the initial incident, this may show that the other party is attempting…

The Jones Act — Definition of a Seaman
201806.20
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The Jones Act — Definition of a Seaman

The Jones Act — Definition of a Seaman Definition of a Seaman The Jones Act applies only to a “seaman” who is injured while working aboard a vessel in navigable waters. In order to be a “seaman” within the meaning of the Jones Act, the worker must meet certain requirements: (1) the worker must have…

The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
201806.20
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The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act

The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act What is the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act? The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act is a federal law designed to encourage the donation of food and grocery products to nonprofit organizations by limiting the legal liability of donors. The Act is named after…

Punitive Damages
201806.20
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Punitive Damages

Punitive Damages Apart from legislation granting a right to sue for a specific harm, personal injury law generally consists of tort law and the civil procedure for enforcing it. One of the purposes of tort law is to provide compensation for damages. This article discusses punitive damages. Malicious, Wanton, or Willful Conduct Punitive damages are…

Invasion of Privacy–Intrusion
201806.20
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Invasion of Privacy–Intrusion

Invasion of Privacy –Intrusion -The law provides everyone with some basic rights to privacy. Privacy is the general right to be left alone and free from unwanted publicity. Unreasonable invasion of one’s privacy can cause harm. There are four well-established lawsuits for invasion of privacy: appropriation; false light; intrusion; and disclosure. In most states, the…

Automobile Insurer’s Duty to Exercise Good Faith
201806.19
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Automobile Insurer’s Duty to Exercise Good Faith

Among its other duties, an automobile insurance company is required to act in good faith when dealing with an insurance claim. The Insurer’s Duty to exercise good faith continues throughout the entire claim process. There is an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in every insurance contract. Automobile Insurer’s Duty to Exercise Good Faith…

Stacking Provisions for Auto-Insurance
201803.20
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Stacking Provisions for Auto-Insurance

Stacking Provisions for Auto-Insurance  – Often more than one automobile insurance policy is in effect for vehicles involved in a collision. Sometimes a single insurance policy can contain several types of coverage that could be applied to the accident. When these situations exist, an insured or the passengers in the insured’s vehicle may seek to…

Insurers’ Obligation to Indemnify
201403.23
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Insurers’ Obligation to Indemnify

Under an insurance policy, an insurance company has two principal obligations. One of those obligations is the insurance company’s duty to indemnify the insured in the event of a claim within the policy’s coverage. The insurance company’s duty to indemnify is usually triggered when the insured’s legal obligation to pay damages is established either through…