The term “personal injury” refers to a type of lawsuit in which the person filing the lawsuit has suffered physical, emotional and/or financial ... Read more
Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts and Settlements
When a loved one dies as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongful act, certain members of the deceased’s family may be able to recover ... Read more
5 Lawsuits from 2016 Hoboken Train Crash Settle for $8 Million
It took almost 5 years, but more than $8 million has been paid by New Jersey Transit to settle 5 lawsuits stemming from the tragic commuter train ... Read more
Top Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Awards in 2019
Medical malpractice is when a doctor or other medical professional negligently makes a mistake that results in injury or illness to a ... Read more
After 8 Years, MetLife Agrees to Settle Class-Action Lawsuit for $84 Million
MetLife is one of the largest insurance companies in the world, with roughly 90 million customers worldwide. The company offers life insurance, ... Read more
Boston Scientific to Pay $4.9 Million to Tennessee to Settle Transvaginal Surgical Mesh Lawsuit
Boston Scientific, a Massachusetts-based global medical device company, agreed to pay $188.6 million spread across 47 states, including $4.9 ... Read more
Court Approves $641 Million Toxic Tort Settlement in Flint Water Crisis
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan recently approved a $641 million settlement that will benefit thousands of ... Read more
Out-of-Court Settlement or Trial: Which Is Best for My Personal Injury Case?
The vast majority of personal injury cases are settled out of court. Nevertheless, the old adage is that a good lawyer isn’t afraid to go to ... Read more
Top Personal Injury Settlements and Judgments in 2018
UPDATE: Check out our more recent post featuring the biggest personal injury payouts, verdicts and settlements in 2020. A personal injury ... Read more
Is the Employer Responsible for My Injury?
Respondeat superior - let the employer answer We try to refrain from using legalese on this site, because let’s face it – legalese is terrible. ... 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
What Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Answer: Workers' compensation benefits apply when and if you are injured on the job If you are injured on the job, you should qualify for: Time ... Read more
How Your Race and Gender Could Impact Your Injury Settlement
A black female school teacher facing multiple surgeries after a car accident and a four-year-old Hispanic boy with brain damage from lead paint ... Read more
Are Settlements for Personal Injury Claims Taxed? What About Verdicts?
Will I have to pay taxes on my accident settlement or verdict? If you have been injured in a bad accident, you probably wonder if you will be ... Read more
What Is the Cap on a Personal Injury Lawsuit Claim in Colorado?
Anyone who has suffered a personal injury in a Colorado car accident should understand the caps on personal injury damage awards in this ... Read more
How Can I Reach an Insurance Claim Settlement?
After an accident, it takes more than just filing a claim to get the compensation you deserve for your damages. Once your damages are added up, ... Read more
How Much is my Personal Injury Settlement Worth in Texas?
In order to receive a fair amount of compensation for a Texas personal injury claim, it’s important to accurately add up the costs of your ... Read more