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Category: Personal Injury

What Drivers Need to Know About Biking Laws


Thousands of cyclists are injured each year in automobile accidents. Furthermore, given the obvious size and weight difference between a bike and car, many of these accidents are fatal. In 2019, 846 bicyclists were killed in traffic accidents and the majority of them occurred in an intersection. Whether your preferred method of transportation is driving […]

Common Winter Personal Injury Claims


Personal injury cases cover a broad spectrum of injuries, but during the Winter season certain types of injuries become more prominent. The frigid weather, especially in the Northeast, brings snow, ice, and other hazardous conditions from about mid December to early March. During these months, weather-related auto accidents, slip and fall injuries, and space heater […]

Medical Negligence: 4 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a Claim


The ever-changing medical landscape and unknown factors when it comes to medical treatment often make certain procedures and surgeries risky. Medical professionals are required to share any known, potential complications and side effects before treating a patient. But still, some patients suffer worsening conditions or injuries after a procedure – and not from any known […]

Dangerous Drug Lawsuits

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Drug manufacturers are tasked with creating both safe and effective remedies that are labeled accurately and in compliance with the law. Yet, thousands of people suffer from injuries, complications, or side effects that were not warned about each year. These defective and dangerous drugs are the result of insufficient research and testing by drug companies […]

Overview of Hit-and-Run Accident Cases

The most recent report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety revealed that hit-and-run accidents happen somewhere in the United States every 43 seconds. Since 2006, these types of crashes causing both injuries and fatalities have moved in an upward trend. What are hit-and-run accidents? A hit-and-run auto accident is when one of the […]

Skating Rink Injuries

child ice skating | personal injury attorney

It’s time to dust off the skates! The Rothman Ice Rink is open, along with dozens of other rinks in the area. A seasonal favorite, ice-skating is the perfect holiday activity for families, groups of friends, and maybe even a first date. Whether for fun or for sport, if you plan on heading out to […]

Repetitive Motion Injuries

laptop sitting alone on desk | workers comp lawyer

When you think of injuries related to workers’ compensation benefits, you think of slip-and-falls, caught in-betweens, and more traumatic injuries. However, you can also receive workers’ compensation benefits from injuries that are caused by doing the same motion for extensive periods of time, also known as repetitive motion injuries. If not provided a safe enough […]