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Getting Compensation When a Drunk Driver Causes Injury

Drunk and impaired driving crashes are difficult not because it is hard to establish the crash was the fault of the drunk or impaired driver. But because finding a source to compensate victims for the harms suffered the crash is problematic. Often there is no insurance on the vehicle being operated by the drunk. So […]

Who Has the Burden of Proof?

You are in a dispute with someone and decide to contact an attorney. You think you want to sue. When you reach the attorney he or she asks you what proof you have to support your claim. You respond “I’m not sure, but he hurt me and I want to sue”. There’s a big difference […]

Self Help with Nursing Home Injuries

Nursing home injuries that result from neglect or abuse must be taken seriously. Every situation needs to be evaluated carefully. Not every situation justifies the filing of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Malpractice cases are expensive to pursue and require expert testimony to be successful. Where an injury quickly heals, a malpractice case may not be […]

Rotator Cuff Tear Can Result from a Car Crash

Can a rotator cuff tear happen during a car crash? Yes, such an injury can restrict shoulder motion and cause pain. The shoulder joint is made up of muscles and tendons surrounding the bones of the shoulder joint. Interaction between the muscles and tendons permit a wide range of motion. A rotator cuff tear generally […]

Failure to Prevent Suicide or Self Harming

Suicide or attempted suicide while a patient is being detained in a mental health facility is a known risk which must be protected against by the institution that has undertaken to counsel patients with mental health issues. So too, prison suicide is a regular occurrence, as people with untreated illnesses often find themselves in trouble […]