Types of Accidents

Proving Fault in Slip and Fall Accidents

Proving fault in slip and fall accidents has its own assortment of things that must be judiciously addressed in order to present a solid case. Like any case, the facts must be clear, the recollection of the incident solid, and documentation of injury substantial if the client is to prevail. When it comes to proving fault in a slip and fall accident, the plaintiff must be able to establish that one of the following is true: Continue reading

What to Do After an Auto Accident

It’s unfortunate, but auto accidents happen on a daily basis. Some are minor and no one is injured, but others can result in serious injury or loss of life. The time immediately following an accident is the best time to contact legal representation for your personal injury. Firms are there to help you get your life back on track. An experienced personal injury attorney can review your case and determine whether or not legal action can be taken against a responsible party. An auto accident attorney can help you fight for your rights. Continue reading

Aviation and Maritime Accidents

Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. When an accident involves a vehicle, you would probably think that it has to involve a car, truck, motorcycle, or any other type of road vehicle. What you may not know is that accidents can happen involving other vehicles like planes and boats. Continue reading

Slip and Fall Accident Information

We have all experienced the sometimes painful effects of gravity by tripping or falling. While we are often able to get up and brush ourselves off after a momentary loss of equilibrium, some of these accidents can result in severe personal injury. When your injury is the result of the negligence of someone else—someone who had the knowledge and ability to remove the dangers in your path or better alert you to the hazardous surface condition—you may have a personal injury lawsuit (see Understanding Personal Injury Lawsuits). Continue reading

Construction Accidents and Injuries

Working on construction sites demands a lot of trust in not only those you work for, but those you work with. When that trust is violated and you sustain personal injury at the construction site, you may be entitled to recover damages. Legally, employers are responsible for providing you with a safe environment to work in (see What’s a Tort?). On construction sites, that environment must be reasonably safe and your employer has the responsibility to inform you of any potential hazards you may face on the site. Continue reading