• Three Tests You Shouldn't Deny After An Accident

    If you have been involved in any type of accident whether it be a car accident or a slip and fall accident, you should definitely follow up with your doctor right away, especially if the accident was not your fault. Even if you feel fine, this is important because if you decide to sue in the future for injuries, it's difficult to prove that your injuries are a result of the accident if you did not see your doctor right away.
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  • Avoiding A Truck Accident During "Delivery Season" This Year

    For most people, this is the holiday season. For truck drivers everywhere, this time of year is better described as "delivery season."  This past Cyber Monday, the first Monday following Thanksgiving, was the biggest online shopping day in the history of the United States. And a lot of online shopping means one thing in particular: a lot of packages that need to be delivered. That's putting delivery truck drivers in overtime, pushing them to their limits to get their jobs done -- which may make it more dangerous for others on the road.
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  • How Pedestrians Can Avoid Getting Hit By Cars

    It is easy to blame motorists for car accidents involving pedestrians, but pedestrians are just as to blame as drivers for these accidents. There are lots of precautions you can take as a pedestrian to avoid being hit by a car. Here are some of the top considerations to have when walking by the road or crossing the road on foot: Watch Out for Negligent Drivers One of the most dangerous things to do is to assume that all the drivers on the road are careful, law-abiding, and reasonable.
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  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Personal Use Breathalyzers

    If you are going to go out for a night of drinking, you might find it useful to use a personal breathalyzer to avoid a DUI. Many people recommend it actually because it can prevent a DUI more easily. If your reading is a certain number, then you know not to get behind the wheel. Here's everything you wanted to know about how this works: Cheap Breathalyzers are Questionable: First off, if you are going to invest in a breathalyzer, you should invest in one that provides the most accurate reading possible.
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  • Who's To Blame In A Left-Hand Turn Accident?

    Imagine waiting for what feels like an eternity to make a left-hand turn. You finally see an opportunity to make your turn, only for it to be cut short by a collision with an oncoming vehicle. In an accident like this, you're probably wondering who'll be found at fault. The answer depends mainly on the circumstances surrounding the crash, as explained below. It's the Left-Turning Driver's Fault, in Most Cases
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  • What You Need To Know After Being Injured Due To Your Landlord's Failure To Make Repairs

    If you fell and were injured on property that you rent, you might be able to hold your landlord at fault if he or she failed to repair a dangerous condition. If so, you may be wondering how to go about getting compensated for your injuries without creating a rift in your relationship with your landlord. After all, you'll need to deal with your landlord on a continuing basis until your lease is up, especially if your landlord has yet to repair the defect that caused your injury.
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  • Minor Children And Auto Accidents - Understanding Some Facts About Age And Lawsuits

    If you are injured in a car accident and the other driver was negligent, then you have the legal right to sue the driver for damages that include pain and suffering, lost wages, and vehicle repairs. Many car accident lawsuits are fairly straightforward and are likely to be settled outside of court. However, if the vehicle was driven by a minor or if a minor caused the accident, then this may complicate the case a bit.
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  • Slip In The Store? Help Your Lawyer Win Compensation For Your Injuries

    Any business that welcomes you into their store has a legal responsibility to ensure your safety while visiting, so if you've slipped and been injured while shopping, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your pain and suffering. It's crucial to work with an experienced personal injury lawyer from a law firm like Clearfield & Kofsky who can effectively represent you and take care of all the paperwork, negotiations, and red tape that is sure to be a part of the legal process once your case gets underway.
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  • Slipped and Fell on an Algae-Covered Walkway in Front of Your Rental Unit? Here's What You Should Know

    Landlords are responsible for keeping their properties safe and free of hazards, such as walkways and/or steps that are covered with algae. Algae can easily grow on surfaces that are always shaded, which can be particularly dangerous because algae becomes extremely slippery when wet and can cause someone to fall. If you've suffered an injury from slipping and falling on a wet, algae-covered surface in front of your rental unit, here's what you need to know.
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