Drugged Drivers: What to Do When You’re Hit by Someone Under the Influence of Drugs

Driving under the influence of drugs doesn't get as much press as drunk driving. But it's still a large problem that's only growing. Not everyone who dies in a car accident gets tested for drugs. But in 2013, 38 percent of those who were tested had "detectable levels" of "potentially impairing drugs." The top drugs found were marijuana and amphetamines. That means if you're in a car accident, there's a decent chance the other driver was under the influence of drugs. Even a minor fender bender can be stressful. But the stress ramps up even more if you get hurt [...]

When To Contact A Doctor or Car Accident Lawyer After Your Accident

Car accidents are unfortunately too common in the U.S., affecting thousands of motorists each year. Some accidents are simple slow speed fender-benders, where victims exchange insurance information, a car accident lawyer is not contacted, and minor repairs are later made. Other more serious accidents sadly result in vehicles that are a total loss, life-threatening injuries, and death. Today’s article is about the car accidents that are in-between “minor” and “catastrophic.” After a car accident like this, you might leave the scene with no injuries or only minor injuries, without even a thought of seeing the doctor for an evaluation. In [...]

How To File For Slip And Fall Compensation

Wondering about filing for slip and fall compensation? We're here to help! What you do, and when, are vital in protecting your claim; make sure and get it right. Here's the most important information you should know to get the process started. Steps to Preserve Your Claim The list below contains vital steps that you must do to ensure your claim has the best possible outcome. You don't have to do them in this order, but do try to complete each step. 1. Reporting Report the fall to the owner, manager, or highest ranking person available, immediately. If it's not [...]

3 Things You Should Do After Suffering A Workplace Injury

A workplace injury can be incredibly destructive to your life. You may not be able to get to work and can lose wages as well as advancement opportunities. But luckily, the United States has worker's compensation laws in place to protect employees that are injured on the job. If you have had an accident at work and are wondering what the next step is that you need to take, then read on for all the advice you need to recover the money you deserve. 1. Report the Workplace Injury When you are injured at work, you need to make sure [...]

How To Hire An Accident Attorney After Suffering From A Hit And Run

Every year the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) releases a statistical report on vehicle crashes. In 2016 there were 17.7 million people involved in automobile related crashes. Out of that total, 3.1 million people suffered injuries. Many of these accidents are of the hit-and-run type. This is when another driver leaves the scene of an accident. They fail to exchange contact information. And they leave without offering help to anyone who may be injured. But there are several types of accidents classified as a hit and run. Here's some information you need to know. Hit-and-Run Accident Details When people [...]

5 Instances In Which A Personal Injury Attorney Can Represent You

A whopping $230.6 billion. That's how much goes into paying for all the damages, injuries, and the worst: loss of life that car accidents in the United States bring. That roughly translates to $820 per individual. When broken down into per-person cost, it may seem small. There's also the fact that some types of injury, such as pain and suffering that victims experience, are immeasurable. What's more, personal injury doesn't just happen through motor vehicle accidents. There are many other ways people can sustain injury, and in many cases, aren't even their fault. This is where a personal injury attorney [...]