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 …

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.

Black Box Basics in the Trucking Industry

All you have to do is read the paper or watch the news to see that automobile accidents are happening every day. These accidents can vary from no damage or injuries to severe damage and fatalities. When these accidents involve semi trucks, they can have severe consequences. Many trucking accidents end up in court with each side trying to prove …

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 …

Can Not Wearing My Seatbelt Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Vehicle passengers in Texas are, by law, required to wear seatbelts. Earlier this year, the Texas Supreme Court even ruled that if you fail to do this and sue or file an insurance claim, the amount of money you receive in a personal injury case may be reduced. The idea behind this is one of contributory negligence. If you were injured …

Drunk Driving and the 4th of July

According to the AARP, the 4th of July is one of the most dangerous days of the year to be on the road. It is second only to New Year’s Day for drunk driving deaths. As this information sinks in, realize that the statistic does not specify who was injured or killed during the accident. The drunk driver could have been killed, or an …