29 Jan 2017

Could Social Media Impact Your Personal Injury Claim?

Could Social Media Impact Your Personal Injury Claim? The use of social media is becoming more and more common. In fact, as of January 2014, 74 percent of adults who used the internet also used social media sites, a Pew Research Center report found. (Since that time, it is estimated that that number has grown.) […]

29 Jan 2017

3 Ways to Protect Your Personal Injury Award or Settlement from Your Divorce

3 Ways to Protect Your Personal Injury Award or Settlement from Your Divorce What happens to your money from a personal injury award or settlement, when you divorce? The short answer is, “It depends.” It depends on whether you live in a community-property or equitable distribution state. It depends on how the money was allocated […]

24 Oct 2016

Should You Get Health Benefits With Car Insurance?

Injuries are an unfortunate outcome for many motor accidents, and as such, car insurance comes with ways to make sure you can pay for medical costs. The three parts of car insurance concerned with health are bodily injury liability (BI), medical payments and personal injury protection (PIP). The former is mandatory while the latter two […]

17 Oct 2016

Surveillance Videos: The Dos and Donts for a Personal Injury Plaintiff

Victims of negligence often ask if the defendants and their insurance companies have the right to follow them and videotape them in connection with personal injury lawsuits. They unquestionably do and it is imperative that plaintiffs in a personal injury lawsuit understand this and accept this as reality. Personal injury lawsuits often resolve for significant […]

11 Oct 2016

Fundamental dishonesty: Difficult to assess, but potentially serious for personal injury claimants

S57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act was introduced on 13 April 2015 into civil law, specifically in relation to personal injury proceedings. This statute states that where a claim is found to be fundamentally dishonest in any way whatsoever the court must dismiss the whole claim even if there is some genuine element, […]

03 Oct 2016

First it was Samsung phones. Now it’s exploding Samsung washing machines.

One Georgia mom was pulling clothes from the dryer, with her 4-year-old son nearby, when she heard the boom and saw the damage. Another woman thought something had crashed through her roof. In one instance, metal shards flung into a hallway and ripped holes in the wall. Laundry rooms have flooded. A whole house shook. […]

20 Sep 2016

Using the Affordable Care Act in Defense of Catastrophic Personal Injury Cases

Courts across the country are beginning to consider the argument that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) serves as a vehicle to limit a plaintiff’s claim for future medical damages. Plaintiffs often use exaggerated life care plans with significant damage calculations to support their future medical damages in catastrophic injury cases. In general, life care plans […]

20 Jul 2016

Judge Finds Baltimore Police Officer Not Guilty In Death Of Freddie Gray

Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty on Monday for his alleged role in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray a year ago. Nero, 30, was facing misdemeanor charges of second-degree assault and two counts of misconduct in office for his part in Gray’s arrest. He was also charged with reckless endangerment for […]

20 Jul 2016

Latest IVC Filter Lawsuit Alleges Various Injuries

Baltimore, MD- It’s ironic in a way that the inferior vena cava filter has the word “inferior” in its name, given the rash of lawsuits that have been forthcoming when plaintiffs find their IVC filter to have failed and caused in some cases grievous health issues when the device has either failed, or migrated away […]

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