Personal Injury Law Articles

Articles written by lawyers and expert witnesses worldwide
explaining the different aspects of Personal Injury.

Explosions in the Workplace

  August 23, 2017     By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Gross
Explosions in the workplace are very serious accidents that can cause extensive injuries to those within the radius of the blast. They often...

Man Freed from Prison after His Doppelganger Is Found

  August 23, 2017     By Edelman & Edelman, P.C.
After serving 17 years in prison for a 1999 robbery he adamantly denied committing, a Kansas City man is now free. What is particularly...

Expert Witness Testimony in Interpretation of Building Code Cases

  August 22, 2017     By
Building codes may require some interpretation for cases where someone has been injured or killed. This means an expert witness in building...

Death Benefit Claim Under California Workers Compensation Law

  August 21, 2017     By Napolin Law Firm
When an accident happens at work that results in the death of the employee or an injury arising out of and in the course of employment causes...

Liability for Dog Bites in California

  August 21, 2017     By Law Offices of Edward A. Smith
With over 4.5 million dog bites a year and 800,000 medical visits annually in the United States, the potential for liability is particularly...

Will Recent Court Opinion Place New Limits on Construction Scaffold Law?

  August 18, 2017     By Edelman & Edelman, P.C.
According to a recent, yep sharply divided, opinion issued by the New York Court of Appeals -- the state's highest court -- employers may not be...

Mexican Supreme Court Recognizes Punitive Damages in a Wrongful Death Case

  August 17, 2017     By Osuna Gonzalez
On February 26 of 2014, the First Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court issued a historic decision recognizing punitive damages as part of the...

Slip and Fall Accidents in Stores

  August 17, 2017     By DiTomaso Law
A slip and fall accident can turn an enjoyable day of shopping into a nightmare. Every year, more than one million Americans visit the emergency...

Trampoline Park Accidents and the Park's Liability

  August 17, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, children under the age of six should not be permitted to use trampolines. The American...

Compensation of Damages for Foreign Victims Due to Terror under Turkish Law

  August 17, 2017     By Cindemir Law Office
Within the scope of the Law No. 5233 on the Compensation of Damages Resulting from Terrorism and the Fight against Terrorism, the damages of our...

Raising Awareness about Faulty Takata Airbags

  August 17, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The list of recalled cars containing the defective airbags is expected to grow as time goes on.

Expert Witness Explains Hotel Liability for Negligence of Franchisee

  August 17, 2017     By
Hotel owners and franchisees have a relationship that benefits the brand behind the hotel. However, when the franchisee engages in activity that...

Using an Expert Witness to Establish Damages in Business Defamation Case

  August 17, 2017     By
If defamation has occurred against a business, it may take steps to recover damages for the harm done to its reputation. An expert witness may...

How Self-Driving Cars Might Affect Business Laws

  August 16, 2017     By
With the increase in the need for safety on the roads for the various different incidents and accidents, the self-driving cars may be the answer...

Stolen Items in Hotel, Am I Permitted to View the Hotel Video Footage?

  August 15, 2017     By
In situations where theft occurs, there may be a few options in progressing to a potential resolution to the matter. It may be possible to seek...

When Patients Place Trust in Professionals, Accountability is Vital

  August 14, 2017     By Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law
When you suffer from a medical condition in the United States, you are forced to place your trust in the hands of a vast network of doctors,...

Cardiology Expert Witness and Why Lawyers May Need One

  August 14, 2017     By
When someone has been involved in medical malpractice with the heart, a cardiology expert witness is often necessary. These professionals have...

Protecting Yourself from Undisclosed Defects in Residential Property Transactions

  August 14, 2017     By
When purchasing residential real estate, it is often difficult to avoid potential dangers, risks to health and defects that could cause severe...

Why You Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage

  August 11, 2017     By Leader Law Firm
Arizona law requires drivers to have insurance coverage. However, many drivers lack adequate coverage and are actually underinsured. As a...

OSHA Rule In Limbo

  August 11, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
The compliance date for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s electronic reporting rule, Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries...

Nissan Facing $231 Million Lawsuit Over Defective Brakes

  August 10, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
Nissan North American is facing a $231 million lawsuit for allegedly withholding information from the public about a potentially deadly auto...

Long-term Impact of Workplace Injuries

  August 10, 2017     By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, P.A.
When an employee suffers from an injury at work, in most cases, that employee is eligible for Workers’ Compensation through their employee....

Illinois Receives High Workplace Safety Score from National Safety Council

  August 10, 2017     By Ankin Law Office LLC
While workplace injuries remain a serious problem in Illinois, the state scored the highest in measures of workplace safety by the National...

When Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Start?

  August 10, 2017     By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Gross
When a worker suffers an injury on the job, their first concern is typically how they will pay their medical bills on top of their regular...

Advocates Urge Congress to Take Time with Driverless Cars

  August 10, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
In just a few years, self-driving robotaxis will share the road with human drivers. While humans routinely drive 10 to 15 miles per hour above...

Workers' Compensation Benefits that May Be Available for Your Claim

Employers started purchasing workers’ compensation packages in accordance with some state laws in addition to protecting management and the...

What Is Personal Injury Law?

  August 9, 2017     By McMinn Law Firm
Personal injury law is an area of law that allows injured persons to seek justice and compensation when harmed by the negligence of another....

Clinical Trials Link Invokana to Amputation Risk

  August 8, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The FDA is ordering Johnson & Johnson to add a boxed warning regarding these clinical trials.

Railroad Accident Expert Witness Describes How Accidents Occur

  August 8, 2017     By
Railroad incidents often occur when someone is not paying attention to the warning signs available. However, these complications may involve...

The Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs Are Impacting Workers Compensation Claims

  August 7, 2017     By Ankin Law Office LLC
Each year, the Express Scripts Workers Compensation Drug Trend Report evaluates changes in medication use and associated costs for injured...

Is Your Doctor Experienced Enough to Operate on You?

  August 3, 2017     By Kline & Specter, PC
When you need a medical operation, you will naturally have a lot of concerns and questions about your health and your recovery, but one question...

Cruise Ships and Liability

Cruise ships sail in the open water to various destinations. If an accident occurs onboard that causes injury, it may become difficult to know...

Fighting Misappropriation of Name or Likeness

Americans have a non-explicit right (often called a “penumbra right”) to privacy. We find its origins in things like the right against...

Seven Important Questions for Your Personal Injury Attorney

There are thousands of personal injury attorneys available to assist victims who are injured in accidents that are caused by negligent...

I was Bitten by Neighbor’s Dog, Police Cannot Help. Should I ask the Condo to have the Dog Removed?

  August 1, 2017     By
There are situations where animals are permitted to remain while leashed, but if the owner has knowledge that the creature may bite, he or she...

What Are Third-Party Claims in Construction Site Accidents

  July 31, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
Construction site workers can end up hurt or injured due to the risky nature of this work.

Can Wrongful Death Survivors Be Non Family?

  July 31, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
There are cases where a wrongful death survivor can be a non family member.

Do You Have Grounds for a Wrongful Death Case?

  July 31, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
In the wake of losing a loved one, determining whether or not you have a wrongful death case can be challenging.

Traveling Injuries and Workers Compensation

  July 31, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
Did you know that workers' compensation can cover traveling injuries?

Managing Construction Investigations with the Help of an Expert Witness

  July 31, 2017     By
Investigations into construction incidents are important. When, where and how someone is injured or killed in an accident determine how much...

Why You Need an Auto Accident Lawyer after a Collision

  July 27, 2017     By Greenman, Goldberg, Raby and Martinez
If you or someone you love was injured or killed in a traffic collision, it is critical to contact an auto accident attorney as soon as possible.

When to Call Experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

  July 27, 2017     By Greenman, Goldberg, Raby and Martinez
Workplace injuries are an unfortunate reality, with thousands of workers injured and killed every year in the United States. If you have been...

Roofing Injuries and Fatality Prevention with the Help of an Expert Witness

  July 27, 2017     By
When persons are working on the roof, there are many risks to the health and various dangers that could lead to either serious injury or death....

Expert Witness Explains Home Asbestos Exposure Liability

  July 27, 2017     By
Cases of asbestos exposure may be complicated due to how long the material has been in the building, who put it there, why it was there and how...

Wrongful Death Claims in Pennsylvania

  July 25, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
Under Pennsylvania law, wrongful death is an avoidable death “caused by the wrongful act or neglect or unlawful violence or negligence of...

Disparagement Law, the Patriot Act and the Food Industry

  July 22, 2017     By
The United State Patriot Act was implemented to prevent and counteract terrorism in the country. Law enforcement officers and agencies are...

What Should be Done to Fight the Patriot Act Applied to the Food Industry?

  July 22, 2017     By
Because of the Patriot Act and other laws that govern the food industry, it is not legal to provide statements and information that could affect...

Disparagement Law and Your Reviews on the Internet

  July 22, 2017     By
Congress has decreed even though disparagement laws protect businesses from statements that may harm profits and revenue, the individual is able...

IVC Filter Manufacturer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit

  July 21, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The lawsuit claims that manufacturer C.R. Bard failed to properly warn and hid safety hazards from patients.

Why You Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage

  July 21, 2017     By Leader Law Firm
If you don’t have Underinsured Motorist Coverage, you could be vulnerable if you have a crash.

I Was Injured by Leaking Battery Acid. Can I Sue the Store and the Product Manufacturer?

  July 20, 2017     By
Every year, thousands of individuals are injured in stores due to slips and falls, falling objects or even criminal activity. When an injury...

Railroad Accident Expert Witness Describes Cause of Accidents

  July 20, 2017     By
Many accidents that harm persons when working or performing job duties may be severe. This often depends on the industry and the equipment or...

What to Do if an Uninsured Driver Hits You in Texas

  July 20, 2017     By McMinn Law Firm
In Texas some estimates say that as many as 1 in 5 drivers are uninsured. Many in Texas drive without uninsured motorist coverage.

Laws & Liability for Texting and Driving Accidents

  July 20, 2017     By Johnson Law Firm
According to a CBS News report, 46 states prohibit texting and driving, and 14 states have outlawed any sort of hand-held cell phone use....

Bayer Faces Multiple Lawsuits Because of Mirena Dangers

  July 18, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
The big pharmaceutical company Bayer is currently facing lawsuits filed across the country by thousands of women for various health allegations....

Impact of Social Media on Personal Injury Claims

  July 18, 2017     By Folkman Law Offices, P.C.
The increasing popularity of sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram is a testament to how integral social media has become in modern...

Managing Risks and Investigations in Construction Litigation with an Expert Witness

  July 18, 2017     By
Construction litigation is rife with complications, difficulties, risks and numerous types of investigations. These may be more in number when...

Hotel Accidents Liability

  July 18, 2017     By Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
Summer is high season for vacations and hotel stays. Although most hotels are well managed and inspected regularly, even the best hotels are...

Uber Accidents: Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

  July 17, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Ridesharing is a growing trend. The popularity of ridesharing networks like Uber has skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, Uber’s services are...

The Basics of the Ethicon Physiomesh™ Recall Class Action in Canada

  July 14, 2017     By Slepkow, Slepkow & Associates, Inc.
Hernia Mesh victims from Canada have started a class action lawsuit against Ethicon Inc. over injuries allegedly caused by the company’s...

Summer Truck Tire Blowouts

  July 12, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
Summer travel can be particularly hazardous for a number of reasons: there is often more traffic on roadways due to summer vacations, more young...

What Are the Signs and Symptoms that a Baby Suffered a Brain Injury at Birth?

  July 11, 2017     By Williams & Brown, LLP
When a baby suffers an injury during labor and delivery, parents are devastated and have many questions about what happened, why it happened and...

I Was Hurt on Private Property, What Are My Legal Options?

  July 11, 2017     By Mark Schiffrin, PA
If a person is injured on the private property that belongs to another, he or she may be able to sue the property owner. Find in the article...

Caps to Non-Economic Damages Would Limit Patient Recourse

  July 10, 2017     By Ankin Law Office LLC
The United States House of Representatives has recently voted on legislation that would limit the amount of non-economic damages patients could...

Rise of Construction Defect Claims and the Role of Expert Witnesses

  July 7, 2017     By
Construction defect claims increase due to defective parts, materials, substances and similar concerns and have been on the rise since 2012....

Premises Liability at Gyms

  July 7, 2017     By Nerenberg & Gagliano, P.C.
Although the gym represents health and fitness for many, in some cases, it can also be a hazard to health. Faulty equipment, slippery floors,...

Trucking Regulation Update

  July 7, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
Updates on 2017 trucking regulations were recently presented at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Conference in Cincinnati. The...

Expert Witnesses Explain Damages in Airbag Defect Cases

  July 6, 2017     By
Airbag defects in vehicles that collide with others may lead to severe injury or death. This may be due to the untimely deployment or the lack...

Expert Witness Explains Roofing Construction Flammability

  July 5, 2017     By
Construction sites and projects are fraught with potential risks to the health and safety of workers at the site. These dangers are numerous and...

Invisible Work Injuries

  July 5, 2017     By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Gross
When a person is wearing a cast or using crutches to get around, it is clear to others that the person has been injured. However, sometimes the...

Taking Legal Action after a Car Accident

  June 28, 2017     By The Benton Law Firm
Car accidents can have devastating medical and financial consequences. Whether you are recovering from an injury, paying exorbitant medical...

Workers’ Compensation

  June 28, 2017     By Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC
In many professions, day-to-day tasks involve some level of risk that could result in injury or illness. The Occupational Safety and Health...

What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney

  June 27, 2017     By Sherman Law, PLLC
You’re on a construction site and—almost out of nowhere—a large beam knocks you out, leaving you unconscious and in pain. You’ve suffered a head...

Health Hazards Due to Insecticide Sprayed by Farm Next Door, What Can I Do?

The rights and protections for homeowners in some instances extend beyond the property lines. This may mean that certain hazards from nearby...

How Lawyers Assist in Construction Defect Cases

  June 23, 2017     By
Defects occur so often as per specifications are not always followed, some machines break down, certain designs are not perfected and accidents...

Expert Witnesses Explain Potential Legal Issues with Autonomous Vehicles

  June 23, 2017     By
The future has arrived, and it is showing the public that it includes vehicles that drive themselves. However, there are various issues that...

How Can a Personal Injury Lawyer Help in a Case of Motorcycle Wrongful Death by Truck?

  June 23, 2017     By Thomas Creech Law Offices, LLC
Accidents involving a motorcycle and truck are serious, often fatal, and necessitate immediate legal representation and attention. Many tasks...

How Car Insurance Can Help Cyclists in Times of Crisis

  June 22, 2017     By Levinson and Stefani
Your coverage isn’t limited to auto crashes alone.

Five Things You Should Know about Truck Accident Cases

  June 22, 2017     By Levinson and Stefani
Some things are obvious. Other things are not. Like the fact that commercial truck drivers are bound by stricter laws and regulations. And in...

Essential Tips from an Expert Witness in a Slip, Trip and Fall Case

Injuries and cases of slips, trips and falls are prominent in certain industries and with the elderly. It is important to understand how to...

Legal Options after a Work Injury

  June 21, 2017     By The Benton Law Firm
We would like to think our employers take every necessary precaution to keep us safe at work, but unfortunately, this is not always the case....

Common Causes of Car Accidents

  June 21, 2017     By Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC
In Philadelphia, car accidents are as large of a problem as they are across the country. In 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation...

Admitting Expert Witnesses under Daubert or Frye

  June 21, 2017     By
It is often essential to have an expert witness in conjunction with a lawyer for many different types of cases. These professionals are...

My Daycare Did Not Take My Son to the Hospital after an Injury, Can I Sue?

  June 21, 2017     By
Daycare responsibilities are to the children that reside within the building or facility until they are discharged for the day. This means those...

Grounds for a Personal Injury Case

  June 20, 2017     By Harold J. Gerr
Slip and fall accidents are not uncommon. Most of the time, these types of accidents are minor and cause nothing more than a bruised ego.

Why People Are Hesitant to File Medical Malpractice Claims and Why They Shouldn’t Be

  June 20, 2017     By Cirignani Heller & Harman, LLP
People often feel subject to things that are completely beyond their control and understanding. This is true not only of bigger forces in life,...

Polaris Recall Update

  June 19, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
Polaris, a company that manufactures all-terrain and off-highway recreational vehicles, is once again recalling its products due to serious...

Motorcycle Accidents

Cruising open roads on two wheels with nothing between the rider and the air rushing by – this is the thrill sought by many motorcycle...

Liability in a Four-Way Stop Accident

  June 19, 2017     By DiTomaso Law
Four-way stops can be found in towns and cities throughout New Jersey. When traffic is stopped from four directions and there is no traffic...

Liability for Trampoline Accidents

  June 19, 2017     By DiTomaso Law
Trampolines are a great way for kids to be active and have fun during the warm months. They can also be dangerous. Trampolines on unsteady or...

Drunk Driving Car Accidents

  June 19, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
Despite decades of outreach designed to spotlight the dangers of drunk driving, approximately 28 Americans are fatally injured every day in...

How Louisiana Insurance Companies Pay Damages in a Car Wreck

  June 19, 2017     By Law Firm, LLC
Insurance companies in Louisiana, including Baton Rouge, Look at many claims in different ways. Here are some secrets of how a car insurance...

How Do You Sue for Defamation of Character in Brisbane?

  June 15, 2017     By Carter Capner Law
If you think someone has hurt your reputation, you can take legal action against them. A person who tarnishes another's name can be sued for...

Seeking Compensation for Burn Injuries Through Premises Liability Claims

  June 14, 2017     By Fox & Melofchik, L.L.C.
Contact with an excessively hot surface or substance can result in a burn. Relatively minor burns are classified as first degree burns. These...

Distracted Driving Car Accidents

  June 14, 2017     By Chappell, Smith & Arden, Attorneys at Law
Distracted driving causes more fatalities on America’s roadways every year than speeding or even drunk driving. According to the National...

Daubert and its Effect on Expert Witnesses

  June 14, 2017     By
Before the use of expert witnesses changed to the standard that is known in the electronic and computer age, Daubert had to go through a case...

When to Contact a Construction Litigation Lawyer

  June 13, 2017     By
Construction contracts may end in trouble or may be broken before the structure has been built. Many of these issues end in litigation, and this...

Expert Witnesses Discuss Dangers of Using Forceps during Childbirth

  June 13, 2017     By
There are many dangers in childbirth, but there are none greater than when the baby is harmed during the process. This may occur with various...

Why Litigation Needs an Expert Witness to Explain Details

  June 8, 2017     By
Litigation is often messy, complicated and difficult to get through for all parties concerned. There are procedures, processes, stages,...

Suing for Wrongful Death

  June 8, 2017     By McCann & Wall, LLC
Wrongful death lawsuits serve to provide financial relief to family members whose loved one has died due to negligence or carelessness. They...

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