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- Bystanders Injured in Police Pursuits
When police suspect criminal activity is afoot, a police pursuit may give rise. While the law enforcement officer is attempting to capture a criminal, sometimes innocent people wind up injured because of such pursuits. When this occurs, questions arise as to the liability of the parties involved.
- Common Injury Claim Mistakes
A person who suffers an injury in any type of accident can often feel overwhelmed.
- Proving Fault in a Wrongful Death Claim
When a person is killed as a result of another personís negligent act, the survivors of the victims may file a wrongful death claim as part of a civil lawsuit.
- Walk This Way: Pedestrian Accident Prevention
Between 2009 and 2014, the number of pedestrian deaths in the United States grew by 19 percent, far outpacing the number of total traffic deaths (which only grew by 4 percent). Florida was once again listed among the top states for pedestrian deaths nationwide. As the number of cars on the road increase and distracted driving becomes a more prevalent issue, this trend may continue to worsen.
- Survivors Must Establish Fault To Prevail in Court
Mourning the death of a loved one is difficult under any circumstances, but when the loss is the fault of a third party, the process can be immeasurably more painful.
- Dealing with Injuries Stemming from Distracted Driving
Many see distracted driving as acceptable in todayís society. The rise of cell phones means that people regularly drive while talking, texting, taking a selfie, or tweeting. While people often see this conduct as acceptable, the fact of the matter is that it can result in extreme injuries such as head trauma, spine damage, paralysis, or even wrongful death. I will explain why such conduct constitutes negligence and how a victim can go about proving distracted driving at trial.
- Statute of Limitations for Defective Medicines
Sometimes after a person has taken certain medications, he or she discovers that this medicine has caused unanticipated medical issues. A person may be entitled to compensation for injuries caused by defective products. However, a person only has a limited amount of time in which to bring a lawsuit in order to recover.
- Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Nursing Home
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in Cook County by a widow who claims that negligence on the part of a nursing home caused her husband's death.
- Claims that Give Rise to Medical Malpractice
Technology has progressed to allow all manner of surgeries that extensively prolong human life to be performed with varying types of machinery. Despite this, there are in excess of 225,000 cases of patients who die while receiving medical treatment due to malpractice.
- Time Limit to Bring a Case for Wrongful Death
A wrongful death occurs when one personís negligence or intentional acts takes away the life of another, resulting in damages to a surviving family member. A wrongful death may occur because of an automotive accident, workplace accident, homicide, medical malpractice or any other manner in which the law holds one party responsible for the death. However, the plaintiff only has a certain amount of time in which to file a claim.