If you’ve suffered a personal injury caused by a car or truck accident, an accident caused by unsafe conditions on someone else’s property, a manufacturer’s defective product, a construction accident, an animal attack, or a pedestrian, bicycle, or motorcycle accident, you’ll likely be dealing with an insurance company that is obligated to pay for your damages.
Category: Personal Injury
In today’s society, it’s second nature to share your life with family and friends using social media. Nonetheless, social media users who have a pending personal injury claim have to refrain from sharing any details regarding their claim and exercise extreme caution in general. Sharing your profile information, comments, posts, pictures, and videos on social media can undermine your claim by giving opposing counsel information that they can, and will, use against you. If you or a loved one have suffered an injury or serious injury in Pennsylvania, contact an Allentown personal injury lawyer at Drake, Hileman & Davis before posting anything on social media.
What Causes Paralysis?
Paralysis is the loss or impairment of voluntary movement in a body part, most often caused by a problem somewhere along the chain of nerve cells that deliver the signals from your brain to the body part muscles that tells them to move. If you or a loved one have suffered a paralyzing injury due to someone else’s negligence or intentional wrongful act, let an Easton personal injury lawyer at Drake, Hileman & Davis help.
Recovering from Back Injuries
If you have injured your back, it can be a disheartening and debilitating challenge to overcome. Nonetheless, with some simple lifestyle changes, plenty of rest, and competent medical care, you can substantially increase your odds of a full recovery. If your back pain persists and does not at least start to get better within a few days, it’s best to see a healthcare professional for advice on how to proceed.
How Do I Know if My Back Injury is Serious?
Back injuries are a common result of many automobile accidents. During a collision, the forces in play are powerful indeed, and your back is comparatively not nearly as strong. Injuries to the back’s bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles, and/or nerves can cause pain and severe discomfort.
If you have been hurt due to someone else’s negligent or wrongful intentional conduct, you’re probably wondering just how much compensation you can recover for pain and suffering. Pain and suffering is a term used to refer to the compensation you may recover for the physical or emotional distress resulting from an injury.
Personal injury law, also known as “tort” law, allows an injured person to file a civil lawsuit in a court to obtain legal remedies (“damages“) for all losses stemming from an accident or other incident causing personal injury. The purpose of personal injury law is to allow the injured person to be financially compensated or “made whole” after he or she has suffered harm due to someone else’s negligent or wrongful intentional conduct.
When you are hosting a private party, should you have to worry about the amount of alcohol your guests are drinking? Are you required to “cut them off?” Of course nobody ever wants anyone to get hurt, but is it your legal responsibility as a host to pay attention to everyone’s alcohol consumption?
TAKE A MINUTE. SAVE A LIFE.
As personal injury attorneys, this most recent snow storm, reminds us again of the dangers of snow and ice flying off the back of moving vehicles. The dash-cam video below shows how this dangerous this driving hazard can be.
Understanding Spinal Cord Injuries
According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), there are roughly 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injuries in the U.S. every year. Since 2010, motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of spinal injuries (38%). Spinal cord Injuries suffered in car accidents are very serious, and unfortunately far too common.