The majority of motorcycle crashes with other vehicles are not the motorcyclist’s fault
A study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) found that, “While occupant (and nonoccupant) fatalities [in cars] have decreased, motorcyclist fatalities have steadily increased” (Motorcycle Crash Causes 1). Read More
What is my personal injury case worth?
There are myriad factors to consider in determining the potential value of a personal injury claim. Obviously, the extent and nature of the injuries, along with liability, will be the Read More
Late Notices to Public Entities
In a previous article, some of the immunities that public entities enjoy against civil litigation were considered. A related topic involves the pre-litigation notice that such entities are statutorily entitled Read More
The person who injured me filed bankruptcy. How does this affect my case?
A bankruptcy proceeding filed by the party or parties that injured you can result in a stay of your claim. The defendant may be able to stop your lawsuit against Read More
Do I have to answer interrogatories or appear for a deposition?
- posted: Sep. 17, 2019
A lawsuit can be a time consuming and stressful experience. While an attorney will help alleviate much of the stress, there will come a time where you must testify or Read More
Jury Awards $29.1 million for Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have become a common necessity as the population of the US lives longer and requires regular care in their twilight years. Sadly there are Read More
What is mediation?
- posted: Sep. 16, 2019
- Blog,  Legal Procedures,  Arbitration,  Attorney,  Client Issues
Mediation is a proceeding which is often conducted by private companies but is sometimes also conducted by the courts. In most cases the parties, plaintiff(s) and defendant(s), are separated from Read More
What damages can an heir claim in a wrongful death suit?
What damages can an heir claim in a wrongful death suit? The courts have allowed a great deal of leeway to juries and judges who are tasked with making an award Read More