Dealing With Injuries Caused By Pedestrian Accidents

Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents can be extremely serious. Many of the consequences of such accidents can be devastating, especially when drivers do not exercise care when they are on the road. If you are the victim of a pedestrian accident, you might consider a personal injury case against the individual or organization responsible for your injuries. What Causes Pedestrian Accidents? Pedestrian accidents can be caused by many factors, including confusing crosswalks, distracted drivers, drunk drivers, failure to yield, and confusing intersections. [Read More]

Know Why An Injury Lawyer May Decline To Take On Your Case

What makes injury lawyers very unique is that they work on a contingency basis. This means that you only pay the lawyer if you win your case, and they take a percentage of your compensation as a result. However, injury lawyers do not take on every case that is presented to them. They must agree to take on your case first. Here are some reasons why they may decline to take on your case. [Read More]

Hit By A Drunk Driver? Your Personal Injury Case Will Be Affected

Driving while intoxicated is a criminal offense in every part of the country. As a result, when an intoxicated driver is involved in an accident, a criminal charge and conviction are most likely to follow. However, what should not be assumed is that the accident victim will be compensated for the losses they have experienced as a result of the accident. Criminal vs. Civil If the driver is charged with a DUI at the scene of the accident and later convicted, don't assume that this judgment will have an automatic effect on your claim. [Read More]

The Basics Of Workers' Compensation Settlement

If you have recently decided to file a workers' compensation claim, you might be wondering what happens if you agree to a settlement. Your workers' compensation lawyer might suggest that you consider a settlement in some cases. While most workers' compensation claims are pretty self-explanatory and come with consistent payments each week, a lump-sum workers' compensation settlement is different. Here's what you need to know about settling your workers' compensation case. [Read More]