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]
Attractive Nuisance Doctrine: Cases Involving Trespassing Children Injured By Attractive Items On Property
Although your child can begin to understand what you mean when you say the stove is hot by 18 months, he or she will not be able to fully comprehend and perceive the actual danger until the age of 5 or so. Children cannot perceive dangers as well as adults, as their minds are not fully developed. As a result, it is not uncommon for children to walk into dangerous situations after being attracted by shiny objects or other attractions. [Read More]
Halloween Costume Defects: Do You Have A Personal Injury Case?
Halloween night is a great celebration of spooky fun. Unfortunately, some real scares can occur if you or your child is injured while celebrating. A store-bought Halloween costume is easy and convenient to wear, but it could also become the cause of a Halloween injury. When determining these injury cases, a personal injury attorney will break down all the aspects of your Halloween costume and how the injury occurred. The following four costume factors can all have an impact on your personal injury. [Read More]