Three Reasons A Parent May Be Barred From Filing A Wrongful Death Action For A Child
15 December 2015
When a child dies due to the negligence or wrongful action of another party, the parents have the right to pursue a civil lawsuit to hold the liable person or company financially responsible for the loss. Unfortunately, the law does put some restrictions on this right. Here are three times when you may be barred from filing a wrongful death lawsuit against a liable party for the loss of your child.
3 Things You Should Know About Auto Accidents Involving Police Cars
23 November 2015
Automobile accidents involving police vehicles are not uncommon. In just a small sampling taken from 6 jurisdictions in Maryland and Virginia, it was found that police officers were not only a part of, but at fault for 2,300 crashes between 2010 and 2014. The severity of these crashes ranged from fender-benders that caused only small amounts of vehicular damage to devastating wrecks that resulted in fatalities.
Here are 3 things you should know if you're ever involved in an automobile accident with a police car.
Who's Responsible? Tips For Determining Liability After A Trucking Accident
27 October 2015
Being hit by a commercial truck is no small matter. A trucking accident can leave you with a lifetime of medical issues and pain. You're certainly entitled to want compensation for your damages and losses. But who should be held liable? In an ordinary car accident situation, you would file a claim against the drivers' insurance and possibly against the driver. However, an accident that involves a commercial truck is more complicated because there may be other parties involved, like the company that hired the truck driver.
Slip And Fall? Who You Gonna Call?
24 September 2015
You recently slipped on an icy sidewalk and suffered a nasty fall. Not only were you embarrassed by the spectacle you created, but you suffered ongoing pain, and a few weeks later, you were diagnosed with a herniated disk. You are wondering if the property owner can be held liable for all or part of your medical expenses. Perhaps, but because of all the many variables involved in slip and fall law, it's impossible to tell without a lot of investigation.