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]
Police Reports Are Very Important For Car Accident Cases
When the police are called after a car accident, they will arrive on the scene quickly to begin the investigation process. Their findings are documented in an accident report, which can then be used to file an insurance claim, negotiate a settlement, or even win a lawsuit. Even though a police report is technically hearsay, they are very important and useful. Keep reading to learn why: Documents Important Facts The primary purpose of documenting an auto accident in a police report is to record important facts and other information surrounding the circumstances of the accident. [Read More]