Why Personal Injury Lawsuits Are Important for Brain and Spine Injury Victims

Brain and spinal cord injuries are some of the most devastating consequences of accidents. Each year, more than 1.4 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries or TBI. Sadly, about 50,000 of those are fatal, and another 230,000 lead to lengthy hos...

Truck Accident Injury Claims Usually Involve Multiple Defendants

Personal injury cases stemming from heavy truck crashes (18-wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor trailers, or other commercial trucks) involve issues that aren’t present in a typical car accident case. Governing the trucking industry is many state and fe...

Asbestos in Children’s Makeup: Recent History & New Legislation

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell of Michigan has introduced legislation that would require makeup sold to children to be asbestos-free or to show proof of labeling. The bill follows a series of reports that asbestos was an ingredient in some highly...

What Evidence Makes a Successful Personal Injury Claim?

Personal injury cases require evidence. The more evidence there is to support your claim, the more likely you will obtain the compensation you deserve. Evidence cuts down on the “he-said-she-said” arguments and helps judges and juries understand ...

Are You Entitled to Compensation for an Accident if You Have Been Previously Injured?

Many people who’ve been injured by a defective product, in a car crash or a work accident believe that they have no right to compensation if they had an injury prior to the accident. This is not necessarily true. Your preexisting injury does not au...

Mesothelioma Can Develop Decades After Exposure to Asbestos

Hundreds of thousands of people have been exposed to asbestos through their jobs, military service, or in their homes and offices. Asbestos exposure can cause a variety of diseases, including mesothelioma. Signs of these devastating illnesses do not ...

5 Surprising Sources of Asbestos

Many people have heard of mesothelioma, a form of cancer that results from exposure to asbestos. It develops after a person breathes asbestos fibers into the lungs. The illness is almost always fatal, although survival rates have increased in recent ...

The Deadliest Roads in Texas

Texas is the second biggest state in the US and has more highway miles than any other state. It is not the most dangerous—that dubious prize goes to California and Florida. Yet, a study last year reported in the Texas Monthly showed that 10 percent...

Underride Truck Crashes Could Become Survivable

A bill currently in the U.S. Congress, the Stop Underride Act of 2017, would require interstate trucks to have guards on the front of trucks and sides of trailers to prevent smaller vehicles from going under trucks during accidents an "underride". If...