My Love Of The Law

  • Did A Pothole Cause You To Have A Serious Motorcycle Accident? 3 Tips To Work With An Attorney To Hold The City Accountable

    18 December 2019

    As a motorcyclist, it is frustrating to know that you can do everything you can to stay safe and still wind up in an accident due to someone else's negligence. While your worst nightmare might have been a head-on collision with another vehicle, you may have just realized that you can still experience serious injuries without hitting another person. Cyclists should be able to trust that the roads a city provides to the public are safe for people to drive on, and you put your trust in the city that you rode through.

  • Reasons That A Wrongful Death Suit May Be Justified After A College Student's Alcohol-Related Death

    14 October 2019

    While many college students drink responsibly, others drink to excess — often leading to hospital visits or even death. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that more than 1,500 college students passed away as a result of alcohol in 2017, which is a statistic that would surely be a concern for any parent of a college student. If your child has recently died from drinking too much at college, legal action may be something to talk about.

  • Worker's Comp Claim Denied? 3 Steps To Take

    1 August 2019

    If you were injured on the job, you may be dealing with physical, emotional, and financial effects. From living with pain of the injury to dealing with the emotional toll of discomfort and increasing bills you cannot pay, it is easy to see the stress of workplace injuries. Worker's compensation benefits can help, but filing a claim and having it approved is not always an easy process. If you were recently denied benefits, help is available.

  • What It Means To Settle Out Of Court

    26 February 2019

    Being hurt by a careless driver can be devastating and money won't make the pain go away, but you likely deserve compensation. Money damages can begin to add up and you may need to take legal action to ensure that you are paid enough to cover your various losses. In some cases, you are offered a settlement from the at-fault driver's insurance carrier. Read on to learn more about what is happening, why you are being offered a settlement, and how to handle it.

  • 3 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Dealing With A Personal Injury Lawsuit

    27 July 2016

    Many people choose to file a personal injury lawsuit to get help paying for an accident or malicious that might have occurred against them. If you choose to file a personal injury lawsuit, it is important that you do everything you can to get the best outcome possible. This comes from avoiding these common mistakes. 1. Not Keeping Documentation Documentation will be your best asset during a lawsuit. You need to have proof of everything that happened.

  • 4 Things To Know If You Were Bitten By A Dog On The Job

    15 July 2016

    If you were performing a job, were lawfully on someone else's property, and their dog bit you, here are three things you need to know about what to do next and your legal rights. Contact Emergency Services The first thing you need to do is call 911. If you are seriously injured, ask for them to send out both emergency services and the police. You want emergency services to respond so that they can document and treat the dog bite.

  • FAQs About Lead Poisoning In The Home

    27 June 2016

    The health problems that can result from being exposed to lead paint have been well-documented. Unfortunately, some landlords have not take the necessary steps to ensure that their tenants are safe from exposure. If you believe the lead paint is to blame for your health problems, here is what you need to know.  Did Your Landlord Provide You With Disclosures? Federal law requires that your landlord provide you with lead paint disclosures prior to you and your family taking residence in the home or apartment.