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How Much Money Are Birth Trauma Cases Worth?
Trauma during the birthing process can cause severe injury or even permanent disability to a child, bearing lifelong consequences. This can have devastating effects on parents and family members who must come to terms with providing medical care and supervision for their child’s entire life. […]
Who Is Legally Liable for Damages Suffered in a Boating Accident?
Boating accidents can cause life-changing injuries. In 2020, accidents on the water accounted for 3,191 injuries, 767 deaths, and $62.51 million in damages nationally. Most of these accidents were caused by negligence and could have been avoided. Depending on the nature of your accident, boat […]
Legal Options After Getting Injured in a Store
Home goods stores, grocery stores, and other retailers have a duty of care to their customers and staff. A violation of that duty can result in an accident that leaves you injured or out of work. Stores that don’t clean up spills or protect visitors […]
Can a Construction Worker Sue if They Fall at Work?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls on a construction site are one of the leading causes of workplace injury and death, accounting for 36.4% of fatalities in the industry in 2019. Between heavy machinery, dangerous tools, and the capacity for […]
Are Doctors at Fault When a Baby Suffers a Brain Injury at Birth?
If your baby suffered a brain injury at birth, you might wonder if your doctor was at fault. Although birth injuries occur for many reasons, the healthcare provider’s negligence is sometimes the cause. It is crucial to speak with a knowledgeable birth injury lawyer to […]
How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Serious Traumatic Brain Injury?
A serious traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a devastating injury resulting from head trauma. Over 1.5 million Americans experience a TBI every year, with 80,000 to 90,000 needing extensive care. Some people with mild TBIs have a long recovery and require frequent medical check-ups. Those […]
Legal Options for Construction Workers Injured in Work Zones
Hundreds of workers are injured or killed by irresponsible drivers in work zones every year. In 2019, 842 fatalities occurred in work zones; 135 of those fatalities were workers on the job. The overall number of deaths increased 11% over the previous year, highlighting the […]
Do You Need to Prove the Other Driver Was Distracted to Get Compensation for a Crash?
Distracted driving is dangerous, resulting in many accidents across the U.S. In 2019, 387 fatal crashes involved using a cell phone as a distraction. The number of people killed by all distracted driving-related behaviors is much higher, an estimated 3,142 deaths in 2019. When people […]
How Long Can Your Employer Delay Pay in Michigan?
Employees count on payday to come as expected so they can pay their bills and meet other financial commitments. Not receiving your pay as scheduled can be a stressful experience that requires legal assistance. Michigan laws protect employees from employers who fail to pay them […]
How Do I Know If My Crash Was Caused by a Defective Tire?
Tires provide traction and steering, and they are the point of contact between a driver and the road. However, a defective tire may cause your car to lose control, resulting in severe injuries or fatalities. Tire-related accidents are common, with the National Highway Traffic Safety […]