Car Accidents Laws.
“The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration reported that motor vehicle crashes and fatalities increased in 2013. Over 33,000 people died in crashes that year.” Car Accidents are the most common form of injury and there are many reasons why these accidents occur. These accidents could be caused by another person, you, the city, the car, or really just a simple accident.
Thousands of construction workers are injured or killed in construction site accidents each year. Construction companies must inspect each site with safety engineers and provide safety programs, but unfortunately, accidents still occur due to the inadequacy of these provisions.
A person suing for medical malpractice will have to prove that a doctor failed to meet a professional standard and caused actual damages. A medical malpractice lawsuit can sue for recovery of medical bills incurred, loss of income, loss of earning capacity, mental stress, and pain or suffering.
Slips & Falls.
Most personal injury cases are based on negligence, and premises liability cases are no exception. In order to win a premises liability case, the injured person must prove that the property owner was negligent with respect to ownership and/or maintenance of the property. In general, negligence means that the property owner failed to use reasonable care in connection with the property.
Dram Shop Laws.
Drunk driving can have effects on both the driver and other people on the road. A DUI exposes a drunk driver to lawsuits for damages. Sometimes, the drunk driver may not have adequate insurance to address the injuries that result in a drunk driving accidents.
Injuries to a child can be devastating to the child’s family. Children and teenagers are highly at risk of serious injuries. For example car accidents, bus accidents, fireworks, defective toys, poisonings from household products, playground incidents, swimming accidents, and animal attacks. These incidents can lead to very large medical bills, follow-up care, and sometimes a need for lifelong care.
Design defect cases are based on errors in a product's design that makes it dangerous to consumers. If a product has a design defect, all products of the same type have the same defect. Unlike other types of product cases, which can be brought against a seller or an assembler, a design defect case is brought against the manufacturer who developed the product.
The best way to understand sexual assault in a generic sense is to look at it as an unwanted bodily invasion that doesn't necessarily involve force. A bodily invasion can include unwanted oral sex, unwanted anal sex and unwanted vaginal sex. It can also involve consensual sex with a minor which in the context of a sexual assault, generally involves someone who is less than 16 years of age.