Dog Bites Give Rise to Thousands of Personal Injury Claims Each Year

Dog bites give rise to thousands of personal injury claims each year, some involving very serious personal injury and even death.  According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 1000 Americans per day sustain a serious dog bite injury requiring emergency room treatment. According to published studies and data compiled and reported by www.dogbite.org and www.dogbreeds.com , the five breeds …

How to Prepare for a Successful Personal Injury Case

Even though you may have been badly injured in an accident, it does not guarantee that you will win a personal injury case. Without significant proof of your injuries, pain, suffering and financial losses, and help from a qualified attorney, the decision of your lawsuit may not go in your favor. Preparation is key to successfully winning any lawsuit, especially when …

When Public Transportation Leads to Personal Injury

For environmental and quality of life reasons, there is a trend among commuters to take advantage of the benefits that mass transportation has to offer. You may be one of these commuters, whether your reason is being able to reduce your time wasted sitting in traffic, help reduce air pollution or reduce expenses from fluctuating gas prices. While public transportation …

7 Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Ask any motorcyclist and they will tell you, motorcycle accidents are something they take very seriously. Due to the exposed nature of the driver, motorcycle accidents can cause very serious personal injuries. In order to avoid them you need to be aware of the likely causes. Here are seven of the most common types of motorcycle accidents.

How your Medical History Affects your Personal Injury Case

If you’re injured due to another person’s negligence you are entitled to file a personal injury suit for medical claims, lost wages, and additional compensation for your pain and suffering. Since determining a dollar amount for your claim can be difficult, it’s best to consult a personal injury lawyer who can help you with the details of your case.

Personal Injury and the Dangers of Distracted Walking

Most people are aware of the dangers of distracted driving. Texting, cell phone use, and other activities that take your mind, eyes, and hands away from the task of driving have been shown to make you three times more likely to get in an accident. However, many people neglect the real and serious risk of distracted walking. Not paying attention …

Could Fitbit Data Help your Personal Injury Case?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved implantation of computer chips in humans back in 2004. The first versions, the size of a grain of rice, were designed to store basic medical information about the patient. Though these are not commonly used, other wearable monitoring devices such as Fitbit have become extremely popular. Courtrooms may see increased use of electronic …