Personal injury cases often get a bad rap, conjuring up images of shysters faking an injury to make a quick buck. In reality, most cases are legitimately filed, and there are ethical reasons that make them essential.
Technically, you can file a personal injury claim against an insurance company by yourself. However, a personal injury lawyer can help you go up against big auto insurance companies and their team of lawyers.
Most states make dog owners liable for all dog bites, but whether you own a dog or are bitten by one, there are dog bite legalities you should know.
There are so many concerns in the immediate aftermath of an accident that it can be difficult to keep track of what you should be doing to help your legal case and what missteps might put you at risk for losing your lawsuit.
From filing important documents, to hiring legal counsel and ensuring your financial house is in order, the process of small business ownership can seem like a daunting endeavor. Yet, knowing the top legal tips for operating your own business will set you up for success.
Personal injury protection (PIP) insurance covers medical expenses and some other costs if you or your passengers are injured in an auto accident. But is it protection enough?
If you find yourself involved in a serious accident with a motorist who doesn’t carry an auto insurance policy, you could be at risk for substantial financial losses. Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is designed to protect against that possibility.
We’ve quickly reached the end of another year, and thought we’d take the opportunity to look back at 2018 and some of the best practices we’ve highlighted this year.
If you have suffered a significant injury that you believe was, at least to some extent, someone else’s fault, should you call a lawyer? The short answer is yes. Consulting a personal injury attorney does not mean you’re taking anyone to court. Regardless of what ultimately happens—or even just what happens next—it’s a wise first step.
Winter is a dangerous time to drive, especially in New England, and getting in a car accident makes life difficult. According to a 2017 release from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 17% of all vehicle crashes occur during wintry conditions, so as the temperature drops, drivers need to increase their awareness on the [...]
While this list is not all inclusive, there are five types of medical malpractice errors. Your specific case may fall into one of these or may represent a combination of several.
Are all personal injury attorneys created equal? The answer is no, so it is important to ask specific questions of any lawyer before hiring them to represent you.
There are several things new businesses need—a product or service, a market, employees—and the list can go on and on. One of the many things entrepreneurs neglect to do is hire a business lawyer. A business attorney brings value to your company, and while they come at a cost, their fees are far less expensive [...]
To some, yellow school buses signify the changing of the seasons and fond memories of their school days. For others, they signify one thing: inconvenient work commutes. To help you keep yourself and others safe on the road, we’d like to send you ‘back to class’ to refresh you on some important driver safety tips. [...]
How to hire right Chances are, you’ve experienced plenty of injuries in your life to date. A few may have been serious, sidelining you from work or other regular activity. But this time is different. Not only have you been hurt, but you’re pretty sure you’ve also been wronged. With this realization comes another: You [...]
Legal counsel may be your best bet Presumably, as a law-abiding driver, you have a legally sufficient auto insurance policy for your vehicle. Ideally, you’ve also purchased (UM/UIM) coverage, designed to bridge gaps in financial protection—gaps that are often discovered only after an accident happens. With all this in place, you might consider yourself fully [...]
Doctors don’t mean to cause harm, but despite years of training and experience, mistakes happen. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed––either by a doctor, hospital, medical device manufacturer or another medical provider––due to negligence, error or any situation in which the standard of care is not met. Not every treatment is successful, and [...]
Why every driver needs adequate uninsured/underinsured motor insurance There you are, driving leisurely on a backroad. You’re making the most of the alone time by singing along, loudly, to your leisure-drive playlist, and that’s when it hits you. “It” is a burgundy-colored ’05 sedan that has blown straight through a stop sign, though at [...]