rear end collisions

This Is How to Determine Fault in Rear End Collisions

Every year Americans spend $40.4 billion for accidents resulting from speed. Rear-end collisions account for about 29% of all accidents in the United States, and tailgating is the cause of more than one-third of all automotive accidents. Combine speeding and tailgating, and you have an accident just waiting to happen. When you see rear-end collisions […]

suing for emotional distress

Building Your Case: What You Need to Know About Suing for Emotional Distress

Following an accident or act of negligence, it’s common to experience some form of emotional distress. The symptoms of emotional distress vary and can be hard to quantify. Whether you’ve suffered an accident injury or mistreatment on the job, you may be entitled to compensation. Suing for emotional distress is complicated. Compared to physical injuries, emotional […]

workers' comp process

What Does the Workers’ Comp Process Look Like?

Most states across the US have requirements for businesses to carry some form of workers’ comp insurance. This insurance protects businesses from expensive liability. Mostly, it protects workers in case they are injured while on the job. Workers’ comp insurance makes sure workers can get the medical treatment they need from a work-related injury. They […]

hit by an uninsured driver

This Is What to Do if Hit by an Uninsured Driver

It can happen to anyone; you are driving down the road and suddenly out of nowhere another vehicle slams into you. You call the police and try to exchange insurance information. Then the problem arises, you have been hit by an uninsured driver. The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimates that one out of every six […]

insurance policy limits

How To Read Your Insurance Limits

There are 4.4 million people who suffer injuries every year as a result of automobile accidents. If you are found at fault in the accident your insurance company will be paying for the other driver’s expenses. That is why insurance policy limits are an important consideration when purchasing insurance. After purchasing or making a change […]

wrongful death claims

7 Things You Need to Know About Wrongful Death Claims in Washington

Death is a certainty in life, but we never expect to lose a loved one before it’s their natural time to go. Losing someone too soon is painful, and that pain may be amplified by the fact that someone else’s negligence led to their loss. The law recognizes the inherent difficulty of losing a loved […]

ssd vs ssi

SSD vs. SSI: Do You Qualify for Both?

If you or someone you love is suffering from a disability, physical or mental, you know how it can be to get by. The US Social Security Administration has two programs that work to aid those suffering from some form of disability. While both programs work to offer assistance to those with a disability and […]

Work Injuries

The Most Common Work Injuries in California

It doesn’t matter how safe or unlikely you think your place of employment is. When it comes to suffering an injury at work, you should always expect the unexpected. In 2020 California changed their laws reclassifying independent contractors as employees. If you suffer an injury while working your expenses must now be covered under workers’ […]

lawyer for social security disability

The Ultimate Guide on Finding a Lawyer for Social Security Disability

Did you know that over half of all social security disability claims are denied when they are initially filed? Common denial reasons range from refusal to follow medical treatment plans to a lack of medical evidence in your filing. The process is difficult to navigate on your own, especially since so many claims are initially denied.  If […]

property damage

Auto Accidents and Property Damage: When Do You Need a Lawyer?

If you’ve been in a car accident, you know what a headache they are. Even if there are no injuries, you still may have to deal with damaged cars, property damage, and the stress of working with your insurance company. The average cost of a property damage claim after a car accident is about $4,600. […]