What Is “Cause of Action?”

If you’re struggling with the reality of a personal injury, you know how someone else’s actions can alter your life. 

After an injury, you may be unable to work the job that provided for your family. Your medical bills can pile up. Physical limitations can keep you from being the parent or spouse you once were.

To get the compensation you need to get back to being yourself, you must reach a starting point to begin the litigation process. 

In a trial, civil or criminal, the cause of action is that starting point.

Holiday Traffic Safety Tips- Staying Safe When You Travel

When it comes to the holidays, you may think of eating a traditional meal, taking a break from work or school and spending time with friends and family. If you make annual road trips to see relatives far away, you may associate the holidays with not-so-merry traffic jams.  Holidays and their surrounding days are some […]

Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawsuits: When Do I Have a Case?

Tractor-trailers are essential to moving goods across the country. Trucks move 70 percent of all goods around the United States. While it may not be convenient to share the road with these behemoths of the highway, coexistence is usually mutually beneficial. But, what happens when this coexistence sours from an accident and injury? Tractor-trailer accidents are […]

Wrongful Death Lawsuits: What Is a Survival Action?

Grappling with the death of a friend or family member is one of the most challenging things anyone can go through. Even if you have advanced anticipation of your loved one’s passing, there’s a wave of grief, sadness and loss that you have to brace for afterward. In addition to the emotional toll your loved […]

Self-Driving Cars Legal Issues: Who Is at Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Self-Driving Cars Legal Issues: Who Is at Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident? The self-driving car is a dream of the future people have been chasing for decades. Who wouldn’t want to sit back, relax and leave the stresses of navigating traffic to their automobile?  In the 2010s, many companies claimed that autonomous vehicles would […]

Boat Fire Lawsuit: What You Can Do to Prevent Boat Fire Accidents

Avoiding Boat Fire Lawsuits: What You Can Do to Prevent Boating Accidents  There is nothing more freeing than going to the lake with your vessel and boating across the open waters on a sunny day. For the day, you get to leave your worries and daily responsibilities behind and enjoy the sights and sounds of […]

How are pain and suffering calculated?

If you’re suffering from the pain of a personal injury caused by another person’s negligence, you shouldn’t have to bear the burden alone. Your injury can leave you with an immense amount of inconvenience, pain and suffering.  Physical, emotional and psychological pain are all symptoms of your injury that can completely take you out of […]

Do Small Business Owners Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Small businesses are vital to the United States economy. They sell products and services that we need every day while employing our family and friends. According to the Small Business Administration, there were around 31.7 million small businesses in the U.S. in 2017, making up a large percentage of all business done in the states. […]

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Compensation

Lingering pain from an injury can prevent you from recovery and returning to your routine. If you have complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), you know about the chronic, debilitating pain that can occur after an injury. CRPS affects around 200,000 patients every year in the United States. So what happens if you develop CRPS? What […]

Are Volunteers Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

Volunteerism is an excellent way for you to serve others in need. Approximately one out of four Americans volunteer. Giving your time and energy towards a worthy cause helps make your community a better place to live.  Unfortunately, accidents happen whenever people volunteer, and if you’ve been injured while helping your local nonprofit, you may […]