Multi-Truck Accidents: How Lawyers Cut Through the Confusion and Determine Fault

As you're reading this article, there are hundreds of thousands of commercial trucks on the highway, and thousands of these trucks will get into an accident today. Though there are fewer of these trucks than cars out on the road, and therefore fewer accidents overall, because of the size and power of the vehicles, when...

Truck Drivers Background Checks

We get calls all the time from people asking questions about truck drivers and background checks. So, I wanted to take a few minutes to explain the different parts that make up a background check and mention who knows how to put together that kind of information. Past behavior is often a good indication of...

The Importance of a Prompt Investigation

If you've spent any time reading our website, you know that investigating an accident and gathering evidence is the only way you can win a personal injury case. Not many people need to be convinced that they need evidence; with all the crime mystery and forensic shows on T.V., it's commonly understood that evidence is...

Debunking the Myth that Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way

The belief that pedestrians always have the right of way on roadways has always been false, yet it's something that most people still believe to this day. Even though pedestrians don't, in fact, always have the right of way, there are many instances where they do. Hopefully, the next few paragraphs will help clear up...

Non-Subscriber Case FAQ: Employee or Independent Contractor?

I can't tell you how many times I've gotten calls from injured workers (whose employers are non-subscriber to workers' comp) who tell me that their bosses are denying any compensation because they're "independent contractors." In this blogpost, I'm going to break down exactly what an independent contractor actually is in the eyes of the law,...

The Rights of Passengers Injured in Car Accidents

One of the trickier parts of my job is explaining complex legal concepts to non-attorneys. I enjoy doing this, but most legal theory is at least somewhat difficult to wrap your mind around. However, today's subject matter, the rights of passengers who are injured in car wrecks, is pretty easy to explain. In fact, it...

City Bus Accidents: An Overview

To be frank, accidents involving city buses involve fairly complex legal theories, even more so than accident cases against privately-owned/commercial bus owners. While injury and fatality claims against privately-owned buses are challenging cases primarily because the defendant usually has a lot of resources at their disposal to fight you with, what makes cases against publicly-owned...

Who is Really at Fault in Single-Vehicle Accidents?

Numerous people are injured or killed every day in single-vehicle accidents when they either lose control of their vehicle or allow themselves to become distracted. Often, the driver is 100% to blame for their own injuries or demise, and they truly were the only cause of the accident. However, there are many single-vehicle accidents that...