If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a whiplash injury, you may have sought the professional services of a car accident attorney. While a whiplash injury is painful in itself, your other preexisting medical conditions can compound your pain even more. Here are three uncommon reasons for an increase in whiplash-related neck pain and what you can do about them: GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, is a digestive disorder that causes heartburn, coughing, throat clearing, and sometimes a feeling as though there is a lump in your throat.
23 August 2016
Getting hit by a car as a pedestrian can lead to all sorts of financial worries on top of dealing with the injuries and treatments. Unlike someone in a car, you don't have your own insurance to cover your losses, so you may be hoping to hold the driver responsible. The following guide can help you better understand your options and whether you can even bring a personal injury case against the driver.
24 July 2016
Nursing home patients are some of the most vulnerable people in our society and the statistics regarding their abuse are staggering. More than 40% of nursing home residents report being abused, and a new study indicates that a significant amount of abuse is from an unexpected source: other patients. If someone that you love is in a nursing home, this is what you should know about the problem of patient-to-patient abuse.
7 July 2016
For centuries, dogs have been known as man's best friend. However, these four-legged furry canines can be unstable. This is true even for the fun-loving, good-tempered ones when they feel endangered or when their owner appears to be defenseless and in danger. It's one of the many things that are overlooked about dogs. Keeping with the theme, here are a handful of myths regarding dog bites that many people may have heard but don't realize aren't true:
7 June 2016
You love your home or your apartment and do not want to leave, but then the noisy neighbors move in. They may have a garage band or simply keep the television blaring at all hours. Your sleep and your peace have been totally disrupted. Although you may feel powerless to make it stop, you do have several options that can restore quiet to your neighborhood. Communication This step is obvious, but many people do not attempt to have a quiet, reasonable conversation with their neighbors about the noise.
26 May 2016
If you are injured either while visiting a relative in his or her home or injured while riding in a vehicle with a relative, you would hope that relative would want to help you. If he or she is not willing to help you with medical bills, you may have to sue. This is a very unfortunate and delicate matter, but a personal injury attorney can help. Here is how your lawyer may advise you to proceed when you may need to sue family members.
16 May 2016
Whether it's at school, a park, or in the backyard of a neighbor, when your child suffers an injury on a playground, it can be both emotionally and financially challenging. You will have to pay for doctors' visits and treatments, along with dealing with missed work as you care for your child as they recover. In some cases, recovery can take months or years of treatment or therapy, depending on the severity of the injury.
1 May 2016
It's common knowledge each state has a statute of limitations that specifies the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit after your loved one is fatally injured by a product. What's not as well known is many states have statute of repose laws that can prevent you from filing a wrongful death/product liability lawsuit, even if the statute of limitations hasn't expired. Here's the lowdown on these laws and how they affect your case.
19 April 2016
If you have recently been involved in a motor vehicle accident and you have suffered an injury as a result, then it is crucial that you have already gotten in touch with a personal injury attorney who specialized in auto accidents. Even if you haven't done that yet, here are a few mistakes that you will want to ensure that you do not make following the car accident in order to keep your best interests at heart and your lawsuit afloat:
7 April 2016
Car accidents can have a pretty large impact on your life, especially if you have some pretty large bills to deal with. Auto repair bills can get pretty high, as can the cost of expensive medical treatment. Fortunately, there is a way that you can get some help with those costs: a lawsuit. To help you figure out if a lawsuit is right for you, here are some of the specific rules that you will need to abide by when it comes to filing in Arizona:
28 March 2016