Catastrophic Injury Law

These types of injuries result in very extreme damage, usually of a permanent nature. Lawyers who provide legal services in this area must be well-versed in the long-term effects of these injuries and the overwhelming needs that the victims and their families suffer when pursuing these challenging personal injury claims.

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  • Defective Motorcycle Accidents: A Hard Look at Manufacturer Liability

    Motorcycle accidents are caused not just by motorist negligence, but also by malfunctioning or defective vehicle components or parts. Motorcyclists are already at a higher risk of injuries compared to occupants of a passenger vehicle, and when a person is riding a defective motorcycle, those accident and injury risks are amplified.

  • Firefighters Face Injuries on the Job

    Firefighters put their lives on the line every day to help keep communities safe. There is no question that the job requires one to be dedicated, focused, and brave. Firefighters are at high risk for getting injured on the job and the length of time to recover from such injuries varies from incident to incident.

  • Avoid Truck Accidents With These 4 Rules

    Drivers can reduce their risk of truck accidents by leaving extra space, avoiding blind spots, pulling over safely and using caution in intersections.

  • Concussions in Youth Sports Cause Serious Brain Injury

    Traumatic brain injury associated with youth and high school sports is a significant risk for young athletes. The National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research reports that 90% of deaths resulting from sports-related head injuries occur in athletes who are high school age or younger. Severe injuries can cause paralysis, permanent brain damage, or death.

  • Retail Liability for Selling a Defective Product

    Several parties in the chain of distribution of a product may be liable for damages in a product liability lawsuit. In some cases, retail liability may apply to a case. Even though a retailer did not manufacture or distribute the product, it can be liable for injuries or losses arising from a defective product.

  • Filing a Claim after a Rental Car Accident

    When you are in a rental car accident, you may be just as eligible for compensation for your losses as if you were in an accident while driving your personal vehicle. You might be eligible for damages even if you did not purchase rental car insurance.

  • Common Defenses Against a Dog Bite Lawsuit in West Virginia

    Under West Virginia’s dog bite laws, a dog owner is liable for the bite if the animal was loose at the time of the incident. These strict liability laws mean the dog bite victim doesn't need to prove the dog owner was aware of any previous incidences of biting or even knew the dog would bite a person. But the law does allow dog owners to mount some common defenses against a dog bite lawsuit.

  • Winter Driving Safety and Car Accident Prevention on Illinois Roads

    During the winter months, the risk of being involved in a car accident increases. According to the Federal Highway Administration, approximately 23 percent of the car accidents that occur each year are caused partially or entirely by poor weather conditions. During the 2009-2010 winter season, Illinois was one of the top 10 states for weather-related traffic fatalities.

  • When Drivers Are Negligent Towards Motorcyclists

    The vast majority of motorcycle accidents involve collisions with other vehicles. Motorcycle accidents are the most dangerous because they involve a much higher risk of serious injuries or fatalities. Head-on motorcycle-car accidents often result in fatal injury to the motorcyclist. Often, those accidents are caused because of a motorist's failure to notice a motorcyclist, yield to a motorcyclist and other forms of negligence.

  • 3 Excuses Insurance Companies Use to Deny a Car Accident Claim

    Insurance companies often deny personal injury claims with excuses that include denying fault, denying the extent of the injury, and denying causation.


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