What Causes a Truck to Jackknife?

A “jackknife” accident occurs when the trailer of a tractor-trailer rig swings out from behind the cab at an angle like a folding pocket knife. The swinging trailer may collide with other vehicles or block multiple lanes, causing a serious wreck. These accidents happen for […]

Understanding the Rights of Your Child with Cerebral Palsy

Discovering your child has a disability like cerebral palsy (CP) can be heartbreaking. However, learning that your child’s CP may have been the result of medical negligence can leave you feeling betrayed. CP often requires lifelong medical treatment and support, which can strain many families […]

Tepezza May Cause Permanent Hearing Loss

Patients diagnosed with thyroid eye disease (TED), a rare condition that typically occurs in patients who also have Grave’s disease, are often prescribed a drug called Tepezza (teprotumumab) to reduce the symptoms and reduce their risk of vision loss. Tepezza is the first and only […]

Wage and Overtime Laws for Truck Drivers

As a truck driver, you must understand the laws that affect your profession to avoid being taken advantage of, especially if you work long hours to deliver products on time across the country. There has been a wave of lawsuits regarding wage and overtime disputes, […]

Are Landlords Liable for Negligent Security?

Whether you are a tenant in a large apartment complex or a customer in a commercial building, the landlord or business owner has the legal responsibility to maintain a safe environment and take reasonable measures to ensure your welfare. If you are the victim of […]

Who is Liable for a Car Accident on Black Ice?

According to the Federal Highway Administration, icy roads contribute to approximately 13% of weather-related vehicle crashes. Black ice is one of the most dangerous road conditions; the thin, transparent ice layer blends in with the road, making it challenging to see and avoid. In most […]

Helpful Tips for Parents After a Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis

If your child was recently diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP), and you feel confused or overwhelmed, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CP is the most common motor disability in children. Support is available for children with CP […]

Can Acetaminophen Increase the Risk of Autism or ADHD?

According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, acetaminophen is the most common drug ingredient in the United States. First sold as an ingredient in a combination drug that also featured aspirin and caffeine, acetaminophen has since exploded in popularity, with over 600 medications now containing […]

How Could a Truck Driver’s Hours Impact an Injury Case?

A combination of factors has led to a trucker shortage in the United States. The American Trucking Association (ATA) projected approximately 80,000 truck driver job vacancies in the U.S. in 2021. The ATA expects that number to grow to 160,000 by 2030. The ATA claims […]