Proving A Sidewalk Is Defective: Four Types Of Evidence You Need To Consider

If you suffer a serious injury after a slip and fall accident on a sidewalk, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the person or organization responsible. To prove that the property owner is liable for your injuries, you will need to show that the sidewalk was defective in some way. Although every case is different, there are several types of evidence that could support your claim. Here are four of them. Read More 

5 Reasons Why You Should Consult With An Attorney After Being Injured In A Motorcycle Accident

If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you may be unsure whether you should hire an attorney to represent you. If you suffered very minor injuries and the insurance company of the person who was at fault in your accident is offering adequate compensation, you may not need to hire a lawyer. However, you should still consider arranging a short consultation with a lawyer. There are several ways a lawyer can help you even during a brief consultation. Read More 

Determining Liability When You Hit Livestock With Your Car And The Accident Causes Damages Or Injuries

Running into cattle or other livestock when you are driving can cause serious damage to your car and injuries to you as well as to the passengers inside. If you have recently incurred damage or been injured in a car accident involving someone else's livestock, you may be wondering if the owner is liable for your injuries. There are several elements you need to consider: 1. Did the owner intend for their livestock to be in the road? Read More 

What You Can Do To Prevent Your Dog From Biting Someone

If you have purchased your first dog, or are about to, it is important that you take precautions to ensure that your dog does not bite anyway. If your dog bites someone, you could be sued and the person who was bit and injured could receive compensation for their medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Selecting the breed carefully, training, and keeping your dog on a leash and maintaining control while you are out in public are a few well-known ways that you can prevent your dog from biting people. Read More 

4 Things To Understand About States That Practice No Fault Auto Insurance

There are currently 12 states in the United States that operate with no fault insurance laws. If you live in Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Dakota or Utah, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the basics of no fault auto insurance and the specifics of your state and insurance policy. The basic premise behind no fault laws is that if you have minor injuries from an accident, your insurance will cover the injuries in order to prevent unnecessary lawsuits and delays in payment. Read More