Three Good Things About Being Prescribed Medication After An Injury

Posted on: 9 September 2018

The specific nature and the severity of any type of injury will dictate whether you need prescription medication to help you through the recovery process. While prescription medication is usually unnecessary following a minor injury, the likelihood that your physician will prescribe you something increases in the case of more serious injuries. Even if you're not a huge proponent of taking medication, you should appreciate that there are several potential advantages to doing so if you've been injured due to another party's negligence and you've hired a personal injury attorney to represent you. [Read More]

Fetus/Baby Wrongful Deaths: How These Lawsuits Work

Posted on: 28 July 2018

Defining what is and is not a baby is at the heart of every abortion. It is also at the heart of many wrongful death cases, as state law makes that determination, not federal law. Even though Roe v. Wade gave women the permission to terminate pregnancies, there was nothing in place that helped determine when, exactly, a life was a life. So when a fetus dies late in a pregnancy or the infant takes breath after leaving the womb and then dies, state law determines whether or not mothers can sue for wrongful death. [Read More]

Suing For Damages After Being Falsely Accused Of Committing A Crime

Posted on: 9 July 2018

Being falsely accused of a crime can have a devastating impact on a person's life, resulting in a damaged reputation and even jail time if the bogus allegations culminate in criminal convictions. If you suffered because someone accused you of a crime you didn't commit and you were eventually vindicated, here are two torts you can use to force the perpetrator to compensate you for the harm done. Defamation of Character [Read More]

What Your Charges Might Be if You Kill Someone with a Car

Posted on: 4 May 2018

It was an accident. You did not intentionally kill someone with your car (even thought lots of other people have). You did not even know the victims. It was just an accident. There is just one problem with that. There are still people who cannot go home tonight nor wake up the next day. Their surviving family members will likely be angry and grieving. You are charged with their deaths, but the charges do not make sense. [Read More]