Top Causes of Medical Malpractice   According to a 2016 study performed by John Hopkins researchers, medical errors account for 10% of all deaths in the U.S., making it the third leading cause of death behind cancer and heart disease. These errors are highly preventable by ensuring that all health care providers follow the appropriate…

How to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian accidents are very common occurrences that can happen to anyone. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reportsthat almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed in a crash involving a passenger vehicle in 2017 alone. In fact, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likelyto be killed in a crash than an occupant…

How to Avoid Accidents With Semi-Trucks   According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), large truck crashes accounted for more than 4,000 deaths in 2017. Semi-trucks are larger than most vehicles on the road, so often, it’s the other driver who is harmed in a collision with one. In fact, almost 70 percent…

Avoiding Accidents With Motorcycles It seems like we’re always hearing about someone being severely injured or killed due to a motorcycle crash. In fact, the number of motorcycle fatalities has been on the rise since the late 1990s as more and more people are choosing this mode of transportation. Approximately 5,000 motorcyclist deaths were reported…

6 Reasons Why You Need a Living Trust   A living trust is an important tool that shouldn’t be overlooked in the estate planning process. It is a written legal document that is created by someone during their lifetime. This enforceable document is used to spell out their wishes regarding any property, financial assets, and…

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA), rear-end collisions contribute to almost 30 percent of all automobile accidents, making them the most common type of collision on U.S. roads. These accidents happen when a motor vehicle crashes into the rear of the vehicle in front of it, which often has a domino effect that…

Slip-and-Fall Accident? Here’s What to Do According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), one out of five falls in the United States result in a serious injury. Older adults are especially at risk—in fact, injuries related to falls account for approximately 3 million hospital visits among seniors every single year. In 2015 alone,…

Texting and driving is a serious legal offense. It’s not just typing and sending a text that’s illegal, even reading a text is illegal. Watch my latest video to learn more. Stay safe; don’t text and drive. Contact my office should you need additional legal advice.

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Product Liability & Personal Injury There are many high-profile cases in the United States where large sums of money were awarded because of a defective product.  In 2014 General Motors discovered that several of its models were manufactured with faulty ignition switches, resulting in at least 13 known deaths and 31 accidents.  One class action…

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