Having surgery can be quite scary, especially if you have never had surgery before in the past. It is important to follow the directions given by the doctor closely before and after you have the surgery so that the recovery can go as well as it possibly can. Unfortunately, there are times when surgeries do not go as well as they should though. When this happens, it is important to establish if there was any malpractice done by the doctor. [Read More]
What Every Driver Needs To Know About Teen Drivers & The 100 Deadliest Days
The leading cause of death among the 15- to 19-year-old population is motor vehicle accidents, with the months of summer being the deadliest time. In fact, the National Safety Council says that Memorial Day starts the 100 deadliest days for teenagers who drive. More young teen drivers are on the roadways, many of them for the first time as newly licensed drivers. They may be distracted by mobile devices or just goofing off and being reckless. [Read More]
Five Circumstances Under Which You Need A Lawyer After A Minor Crash
Thousands of motorists routinely handle minor car accidents without suing each other or hiring lawyers. For example, you may be able to settle your paint scratch dispute without consulting a lawyer. However, the following situations call for the involvement of a lawyer even if the crash is minor: Liability Is Unclear Dealing with a minor accident where liability is clear isn't difficult. For example, if you have parked your car (correctly) and an inexperienced driver hits it while backing out of the parking, then you aren't liable for the accident. [Read More]
Are Your Best Interests Served By A Settlement?
If you've been injured and the responsible party accepts fault, you may be offered a cash settlement to end the issue before an official court date and decision. In some cases, the settlement may be enough to handle your medical issues and some personal finances. Some lucky victims may even consider it a life-improving windfall. Unfortunately, the science behind selecting a settlement can be tricky enough to keep you distracted while ignoring bigger problems that may pop up later in life. [Read More]