An accident victim often suffers soft injuries. Those are the result of harm to a soft tissue, such as a ligament or a tendon. Unlike evidence of a broken bone, proof of such injuries cannot be obtained by viewing an X-ray or a scan. Yet any one of those seemingly invisible injuries can produce chronic pain. (more…)
Often, the person that has suffered such an injury finds it difficult to press charges against the dog’s owner. Typically, the attacking canine was not an unfamiliar beast. Usually, it was the pet of a family member, a friend or a neighbor.
Still, anyone that owns a dog has acquired the responsibility of controlling that same animal. Even those people that love dogs will admit that a canine might, at any moment, feel the need to attack someone that seems dangerous. No one can read a dog’s mind. (more…)
Although these tips have been posted on a blog that focuses on legal issues, the person that uses them should remain safe from certain specific injuries. Each of those injuries can cause a patient to visit a doctor’s office repeatedly for months, if not years. (more…)
You have probably heard of long term disability insurance. Maybe you feel unsure about how such insurance might relate to WSBI. That group of letters stands for a phrase now used to identify what was, at one time called workmen’s compensation. (more…)
Normally, a personal injury case ends at the time of the pre-trial settlement. Sometimes, though, the two parties fail to agree on the terms of a settlement. When that happens, the case goes to trial. At the trial the jury will hear a number of different witnesses, one of them might be the accident victim. (more…)