Dogs and Cats and Other Critters: What You Should Know If Your Neighbor’s Pet Bites

If your neighbor's pet attacks you, can you sue for your injuries? The answer depends on what type of animal it is, the laws in your state, and whether you can prove that the animal really does belong to your neighbor. These are some things that you should know. Dog bite laws are the best defined. All states have some form of law on the books regarding dog bites, but the laws can vary quite a bit, which makes the circumstances of your case important. Read More 

Trucking Accidents: Who Is To Blame?

Some recent high-profile accidents, including the one involving actor and comedian Tracey Morgan, have highlighted the issue of trucking accident liability. In some instances, the employer of the truck driver is held at least partially accountable when an accident occurs. If you have been in an accident involving a truck, an attorney can help determine if the company is liable for the accident. Hiring Practices To avoid liability, the company must be diligent during the hiring process. Read More 

Is Your Case Medical Malpractice?

One of the challenges that comes with medical malpractice cases is determining whether or not it actually occurred. Every incident involving a medical provider is not necessarily medical malpractice. To help you determine if you have a case, it is important to understand when a case is and is not malpractice, so read more to find out if your case is medical malpractice.  Is It Malpractice? The crux of any malpractice case is negligence. Read More 

Work To Prevent Motorcycle Accidents With These 3 Tips

Being on the open road in a motorcycle can be a thrilling experience for you to have. However, it is important that you know how you may be able to prevent an accident while out on your bike. Here are some things you can do to prevent a motorcycle accident. Take Care with Obstacles on the Road When you hit gravel or small pieces of debris when you are in a car, it isn't too big of a deal. Read More 

Wrongful Death Vs. Murder Charges: 2 Things To Know

If an immediate relative was killed by a drunk driver, you have the right to sue the driver for wrongful death. Wrongful death cases fall into the branch of personal injury law, which is very different from criminal law. By filing a wrongful death case, you are not going after the driver for a criminal charge; however, the court might. Here are two things you should understand about the differences in wrongful death and criminal charges. Read More