My Love Of The Law

  • You May File A Personal Injury Claim For A Dog Bite

    19 July 2021

    When a person is bitten by a dog, it is not okay. Not only can this scenario be traumatic, but depending on the specifics of the situation, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. If you have sustained injuries from a dog bite, read on to learn how to build your case. Negligence One of the first benchmarks used to determine if a bite victim can file a claim is negligence.

  • What To Expect When Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits

    6 November 2020

    While you might associate social security with retirement, this program is with you throughout your life. If you are disabled, you may be eligible for a particular part of social security known as "Social Security Disability." However, there are several things you'll need to know before you apply for it. FICA Taxes By paying your FICA taxes, you will become eligible for social security credits. These will allow you to receive disability benefits depending on how old you are when you apply for disability.

  • 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.