I was recently involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, since it was my first accident, I was scatter-brained and anxious. What I did not realize at the time was that the actions you take immediately after the accident can affect a personal injury case and the outcome of that case. I wanted to find a way to share my experiences and mistakes with other. Since the Internet is so popular, I figured this would be a great way to do so. While you likely aren't planning on being in an accident soon, if you are, hopefully you remember some of the tips I share on this website.
26 January 2017
Once the judge puts the signature on the final bit of divorce paperwork, you should be left with not only a legal separation as a couple, but with other connected provisions as well. If you and your spouse are the parents of a minor-aged child, there will be provisions for child custody, support, and visitation, and those orders must be followed to the letter. If you were fortunate enough to be able to work out a fair and efficient child visitation plan on your own, you are to be congratulated.
29 December 2016
Almost any accident can be more serious than it may look at first, and head injuries can contain a fair share of hidden symptoms and dangers. If you have been in a car accident that was not your fault and suffered from a head injury, close attention should be paid to ensure that you are compensated in a fair manner. No matter how minor your head injury seems to be, do yourself a favor and don't just ignore it and hope for improvement.
6 December 2016
Firefighters leap into action to save the lives of those who are in danger. Despite being under intense pressure to arrive at the scene as quickly as possible, firefighters do their best to avoid putting other motorists in danger when responding to a call. Nevertheless, accidents do happen. Factors That Can Contribute to a Fire Truck Accident Failure to pull aside when a fire truck approaches - This usually happens when drivers aren't able to see or hear the fire truck, making them more likely to be involved in a collision with one.
16 November 2016
Parents are legally responsible for their children until they reach the age of majority, which in most states is 18. Until then, you are obligated to live under your parents' roof and to abide by their rules. If your parents have been abusive towards you in the past, you can file for emancipation, which allows you to become an independent and make legal decisions for yourself. If you think this will be in your best interest, contact a family lawyer to start building a case.
14 November 2016
When orthopedic surgery goes wrong, there can be devastating consequences. A mistake in the operating room can lead to surgery on the wrong knee. Overlooking a deep-seated infection after a surgery or orthopedic injury can lead to the amputation of a leg. A botched knee replacement can lead to chronic pain and dependence on a walker or cane for the rest of someone's life. When that happens, it's important that you have someone who can give expert testimony on your behalf.