Emergency room mistakes can result in serious injuries to
patients when medical professionals are not properly
trained or do not have enough support staff.
Emergency rooms are extremely chaotic places, and the medical professionals in emergency rooms are often jumping from one serious case to... Read Full Post
Compensation for scarring and disfigurement injuries will
depend on the severity of the injury and whether the injury
prevents a person from being able to earn a living.
Continuing from Personal Injury Lawsuits: Compensation for Scarring and Disfigurement (Part 1), the following is some additional... Read Full Post
Burns and loss of limb are types of scarring and
disfigurement injuries that may be the bases
for personal injury lawsuits.
While some types of personal injuries – like broken bones or concussions – are treatable and can be resolved with the properly medical attention, in the worst cases, personal... Read Full Post
If police fail to have a nondiscriminatory method of stopping
cars at sobriety checkpoints, any resulting DUI arrests could
be thrown out of court due to this illegality.
Continuing from DUI Defense: When DUI Arrests Happen at Sobriety Checkpoints (Part 1), the following is some additional... Read Full Post
Should police fail to set up and legally operate a sobriety
checkpoint, the DUI arrest and any evidence collected at the
checkpoint will likely not be admissible in court.
Being charged with a DUI – whether it’s your first DUI or you have priors – can be an extremely scary, overwhelming experience... Read Full Post
Each year, approximately 1 million Americans go to the emergency room due to slip and fall injuries.
Each year, approximately 1 million Americans go to the emergency room due to slip and fall injuries, according to the National Floor Safety Institute. In fact, while slip and fall injuries are the... Read Full Post
Taking pictures of the damage and injuries caused by a car accident and requesting a copy of the police report are some things that drivers should do after a car accident.
Picking up from What You Should Do after a Car Accident (Part 1), the following are some additional helpful tips regarding how... Read Full Post
Given how often car accidents occur, drivers should be familiar with what to do after a car accident to protect their rights if they choose to file a car accident lawsuit in the future.
Every 10 seconds, a car accident takes place on U.S. roadways, and on average, people who drive regularly are... Read Full Post
The term statute of limitations is a legal rule that refers to the specific amount of time in which a person has to file a criminal or civil legal claim against another person or party.
The term statute of limitations is a legal rule that refers to the specific amount of time in which a person has... Read Full Post
Failing to post clear detour signs or to properly section off a construction zone can lead to serious construction zone car accidents.
Construction zones are often commonplace on roadways in larger cities like St. Louis because, at any given time of year, the city’s well-traveled roads need to be... Read Full Post
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