If your loved one is in a nursing home, you know that things have changed. COVID-19 shutdowns have now made it impossible for you to have in-person visits with your loved one. These restrictions are designed to protect the elderly from exposure to the virus. But, they've had the adverse effect of increasing the risk for nursing home abuse. That's because family members are no longer able to monitor the care that their loved ones are receiving. [Read More]
How Hard Will Pushing An Injury Claim Be?
When someone visits a personal injury law firm, it's normal for them to wonder how hard the process of pushing a claim is likely to be. No two cases are the same, but here are four things a personal injury lawyer can generally tell you about the process. An Insured Defendant Insurers often get a bad rap in injury law commercials. Although the companies are hardly perfect, the simple reality is that a defendant with insurance is more likely to pay than one who doesn't have coverage. [Read More]
Have You Suffered Lead Poisoning? Here Are Three Benefits Of Hiring A Lawyer
Until a few decades ago, lead was a major component in construction materials and a broad range of other things. House paint was made using lead and lead compounds. However, after extensive scientific research showed that lead causes adverse health effects in humans, products containing lead were banned by the federal government. While it is rare for people to suffer lead poisoning from materials they have built their homes with, lead poisoning cases still occur. [Read More]
Truck Tire Blowouts: Why Do They Happen and Who Could Be Liable If One Causes an Accident?
When you drive down the highway, you'll sometimes see remnants of shredded truck tires — these are the result of truck tire blowouts. While tire blowouts are infrequent, they can cause catastrophic auto accidents when they do occur. The truck driver may completely lose control of their truck, and other drivers may make erratic maneuvers in an attempt to avoid the truck or the blown-out tire on the road. As a result, these tire blowouts sometimes result in multi-car crashes. [Read More]