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Accidents That Cause Brain Injury

Accidents That Cause Brain Injury

Posted on: 04/09/2021

Brain injuries can be caused by a number of different accidents. They have the potential to impact you in many different ways—among them, physically, emotionally, or behaviorally. Brain injuries caused by force or trauma are often the result of another person or entity’s carelessness. When this is the case, you may be able to recover compensation from the party responsible. A personal injury lawyer can help with this.  Read on to learn more about some of the accidents that can cause brain injury.  Which Accidents Can Cause Traumatic Brain Injury? Brain injuries can be grouped into two categories: [...] read more

How Do Defective Car Parts Cause Accidents?

How Do Defective Car Parts Cause Accidents?

Posted on: 03/19/2021

While driver negligence remains a leading cause of road accidents in West Palm Beach and elsewhere, defective car parts also account for a significant number of crashes.  Vehicle manufacturers, designers, and dealers all have a duty to sell cars that are safe for driving or recall those that have an identified issue. Any deviation from the safety standards set by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) can cause a mechanical malfunction, resulting in minor or catastrophic accidents and injuries. If this has [...] read more

How Does Car Insurance Decide Who Is at Fault?

How Does Car Insurance Decide Who Is at Fault?

Posted on: 01/12/2021

Car accidents are complicated. For the victims, or the parties to an accident, it can also feel completely overwhelming. When you’re dealing with medical bills, injuries, and lost income, it can be difficult to even think about anything else.  Fortunately, filing a car accident claim against the other party could give you the chance to recover your losses in either a financial settlement or a jury award. In order to get paid, however, the insurance company needs to make a decision about fault. So, how does car insurance decide who is at fault in a car accident? Read on to find out.  The Role of Law Enforcement in an Accident When you’re involved in an accident, law enforcement—usually police officers, sheriffs, or highway patrol—often respond to the scene of the crash. Their [...] read more

When to File a Claim for Your Pedestrian Accident Injuries

When to File a Claim for Your Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Posted on: 12/10/2020

When you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident, it’s normal to feel a deep sense of injustice. Taking civil action against those responsible, however, could help you recover financial compensation.  Pedestrian accidents have the potential to be catastrophic. Every year, many pedestrians around the country suffer severe injuries or even death as the result of being struck by a vehicle. But suffering an accident caused by the negligence of another leaves you with a choice—should you take legal action? Read on to find when filing a claim for your pedestrian accident injuries makes sense.  Common Varieties of Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian accidents happen all too often. Many times, they are the result of another person or entity's negligence—whether that of a driver cruising around a crowded p [...] read more

Types of Abuse in Nursing Homes

Can Nursing Homes Be Sued for Negligence?

Posted on: 11/25/2020

Nursing home caretakers provide a valuable service to senior citizens. As the family members of a loved one living in assisted care, we trust that the people charged with taking care of them will do their jobs humanely. Unfortunately, abuse has been well documented in nursing homes, and people who are unfamiliar with the forms of abuse out there may not know how to recognize the signs of abuse and file a personal injury claim to combat it.  Preventing, responding to, and seeking compensation for nursing home abuse are all options on the table for the family of those who’ve suffered it. Read on to learn about some of the types of abuse in nursing homes, and how you can take action to protect the interests of your loved one.  Types of Nursing Home Abuse Nursing home abuse not only im [...] read more