In most states, when someone is killed as a result of a negligent or wrongful act, the children of the deceased (regardless of age) can file a ... Read more
Teen Driver Hits Group of Cyclists While Rolling Coal Near Houston, TX
Have you ever been coal rolled? It’s even less fun than it sounds. A teen driver in Texas attempted to “roll coal” on several cyclists, and ... Read more
Can a Prisoner Sue a Jail or Prison for Negligence?
There are more than 2.3 million people incarcerated in the United States. To put this number in perspective, the number of people in jails and ... Read more
What Is Negligence Per Se in a Personal Injury Case?
“Negligence per se” is a legal doctrine whereby an act is considered negligent if the act violates a statute. It’s an important doctrine to ... Read more
How Florida Courts Handle Punitive Damage Awards in Personal Injury Cases
Does someone deserve to be punished for your injury? It might feel that way, but Florida’s courts have strict standards for when a plaintiff can ... Read more
Georgia Contributory Negligence Laws
Personal injury law should be easy. A person was injured, and the person who caused the injury should be held responsible for the damages. ... Read more
Can I Sue My Landlord for Black Mold? Mold Lawsuit Settlements in Florida
The last thing any landlord wants to hear is, “Hey, I think there’s black mold in my apartment...” However, the reality is it happens — ... Read more
Do Liability Waivers Actually Work?
Just how strong are those documents, really? When you sign up for a gym, before the staff locks you into an eternal month-to-month membership or ... Read more
How Do I Know If An Attorney Has Been Disciplined?
Answer: Technically, everybody deserves a second chance. But don't you want to know if the individual handling your personal injury case was ... Read more
Careless Drivers Cause Major Trauma Even in Minor Car Accidents
After being rear-ended twice by distracted drivers, one woman shares her lessons learned As you feel the impact of your car being hit from ... Read more
What if it Was Your Fault?
Seeing the accident from the view of the other person behind the wheel While people who cause car accidents are often thought of as careless or ... Read more
Can I Sue Someone for Killing or Hurting My Dog?
Your dog is more than a dog. He or she is like a child to you. If you’ve lost a pet, you know how painful it can be – you’ve lost a member of ... Read more
Modified Comparative Negligence in Colorado
The concept of negligence is essentially what drives the process of a personal injury claim; it provides the means of assigning fault and ... Read more
How Do You Prove Negligence?
Negligence tort is typically defined as the failure of a party to take reasonable responsibility when his or her property comes into contact with ... Read more