When Is a Business Owner Liable for a Slip and Fall Injury?
Whether you own a small business or a large company, you should consider your risk of liability if someone happens to get hurt while on your property. One of the primary causes of injury that a business can be liable for is a slip and fall accident. After all, there is a lot of room…Read More
New Study Connects Broken Bones to an Increased Risk of Death
It is bad enough that car crashes, slips and falls, and other accidents can cause broken bones, which can take months to heal and may never fully heal properly. A new study of patients in Denmark now shows that hip and other types of bone fractures increase the risk of mortality for people 50 years…Read More
Holding Truck Drivers & Companies Liable for Oversize/ Overweight Load Accidents
Many trucking companies push the limits on how much their tractor-trailers, big rigs, and other commercial vehicles should carry. While company profits depend on shipping the maximum loads possible, public safety depends on drivers and companies obeying federal and state oversize and overweight limits, as well as trucking industry safety standards. Exceeding size and weight…Read More
Federal Judge Rules Amazon Is Protected in a Hoverboard Fire Damage Lawsuit
A federal judge in Illinois ruled in March 2021 that the homeowners’ insurance company for two married homeowners could not hold Amazon liable when a hoverboard they purchased through Amazon caught fire and set their house ablaze. The hoverboard caught fire while the daughters of the homeowners were playing with it. The insurance company, Great…Read More
What Happens if My Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied?
Many injured employees mistakenly try to handle their workers’ compensation case on their own, especially if it seems “straightforward” to them. The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act is designed to help workers, but that does not mean it is easy to navigate, or that you should not seek legal counsel when you have been hurt…Read More
Potential Back Injuries Caused by Motor Vehicle Accidents
Getting into an accident can be scary and so overwhelming that it feels like it takes over your life. The worst part is becoming so severely injured that you cannot do the things that you used to enjoy. In some cases, your life may be forever changed because of the negligence of another driver. One…Read More
Are Covid-19 Nursing Home Shields Protecting Negligence?
When your older loved ones reach a certain point with their health, they may need more help than you can give them. You make the tough decision to do what you feel is in their best interest and move them into a nursing home. The idea is that they will receive an elevated level of…Read More
Beware of Construction Work Zones if You Drive a Motorcycle
When you hear about work zone accidents on the roadways, the first thing most people think of is construction workers being injured or killed. While it is true that these work areas are incredibly dangerous for those who earn a living by repairing and improving our infrastructure, they are far from the only individuals at…Read More
The Deadly Nature of Frontal and Head-on Collisions
If you have been involved in a car crash, you may have undergone an upsetting experience to say the least, regardless of the nature of your injuries. However, often the injuries sustained in these crashes are quite serious, especially with front-end collisions. These are some of the most dangerous car crashes. This type of crash…Read More
Reasons You Could Get Rear-Ended by a Commercial Truck
If the vehicle you are driving is rear-ended by the driver of a commercial vehicle and you sustain injuries, you may have the right to file a claim against the driver and the company that employs the driver. In this capacity, the commercial driver is driving the vehicle under the authority of his or her…Read More