When a close relative is killed in an accident and the circumstances involve someone else's negligence or carelessness, the family may be unsure how to proceed. The insurance company of the individual or organization responsible for the accident may make a settlement offer relatively soon, but it can be difficult to know whether that settlement is reasonable. In other cases, no settlement offer is made at all. There are good reasons for family members to hire a personal injury attorney without delay after the fatal accident occurs. [Read More]
What Every Truck Driver Needs To Know About Dehydration
According to a study conducted by Loughborough University, drivers who are dehydrated make the same number of mistakes as intoxicated drivers. For this reason, it is crucial for truck drivers to stay adequately hydrated. If you are a truck driver, it's important to understand the risks of dehydration and how to protect yourself from a truck accident lawsuit. Here's what you need to know. What dehydration does to your body [Read More]
Two Pieces Of Tech That Can Help Or Hurt Your Car Crash Case
Technology is a sword that cuts both ways. It can help you slice through a liable party's defense in an accident lawsuit or it can drastically slash your chances of recovering money for injuries to shreds. Here are two pieces of modern-day technology that can either help or hurt your auto accident lawsuit. The Little Black Box Airplanes have flight recorders that capture audio in the cockpit and information from the airplanes' computers while the machines are in the air. [Read More]
How Can You Avoid "Re-Aging" Of Medical Debt?
If you've suffered an injury or illness that has left you facing a growing stack of medical bills, you may have begun receiving calls and letters from collection agencies attempting to collect on this debt. However, each debt has an expiration date -- and acknowledging these debts or attempting to make payments or offering settlement could restart the clock, allowing collection agencies to continue to make contact for months or even years. [Read More]