If you are in a minor accident, often referred to as a "fender bender," you may be tempted to just exchange information with the other driver and take care of the matter on your own. This is perfectly legal in most states, but is it wise? The following includes a few examples of reporting requirements in individual states and three reasons why filing that police report is still the best decision.
3 February 2017
Every personal injury case comes with its own set of dos and don'ts to follow, especially if you want to be fairly and justly compensated for your injuries and damages. Not only should you pay close attention to the things you should do during your case, but there are also a few things you should avoid at all costs. The following talks about four things that you should never do if you want any hope of winning your personal injury case.
20 January 2017
Workman compensation claims cost companies billions of dollars each year. For small businesses, in particular, managing workman comp issues can overwhelm your HR capabilities quickly. Fortunately, small businesses can use some of the same strategies employed by bigger businesses and some specific tactics suited specifically for smaller businesses to manage workman comp issues effectively. Here are some small business tips for all phases of workman comp claims: Build Relationships Building relationships is the key to any successful small business.
16 January 2017
You've just been involved in an automobile accident and there are a lot of thoughts racing through your mind. You're wondering if the other driver is okay, if your passengers are injured and the extent of the damage to your car. After you emerge from your vehicle and regain your composure, it is important to know exactly what not to say to the other driver, the police, your doctor and even your attorney.
13 January 2017
The open road isn't the only place where you can get into an accident. Parking lots are also ripe with opportunities to get into a fender bender with other drivers. The following talks about how the issue of fault is handled when it comes to parking lot accidents and what you can do to minimize your own liability. It Depends on the Situation Figuring out who's at fault for a parking lot accident isn't as straightforward as one might think.
10 January 2017
If you've suffered some serious medical complications after the insertion of an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter, you may be wondering whether your injuries were preventable. In other cases, the surviving family members of an individual who died shortly after an IVC procedure may wonder whether they'd still have their relative around had he or she chosen a different treatment option for chronic blood clots. Often, the injured party or his or her surviving family members could find themselves to be potential plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against the IVC filter manufacturer or reseller.
4 January 2017
Hitting a nasty pothole is no fun when you're in a four-wheeled vehicle, but it could have disastrous consequences when you're riding on your motorcycle. Damaging your wheels and suspension isn't the only worry when it comes to potholes -- there's also the possibility of being ejected from your bike due to the impact, with all of the serious injuries that often follow. In case you ever encounter such a situation, you'll want to know what to do and how to seek fair compensation.
28 December 2016