Sweet Child of Mine…Personal Injuries to Children

For parents, the safety and welfare of our children is at the forefront of our mind, constantly. For some, it is hard to even think about their child being injured; I know it is VERY hard for me. Even the smallest of injuries, causing the littlest of pain, to a child, is still an emotional […]

I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!

Slip and fall accidents occur when a person, invited to be on someone else’s property, slips or trips on that property and sustains a bodily injury.  These types of injuries can occur in a home (other than the home of the injured person; you cannot make a claim for a slip and fall injury at […]

If only I had told my personal injury attorney…

Over the past almost 20 years, I have learned MANY things that clients do not tell their personal injury attorneys, because they are embarrassed or they think it is not relevant to the case at hand or for a myriad of other reasons and this withheld information was the nail in the coffin to their […]

Subrogation. Subro…what?

Subrogation…subro what? That is what I thought the first time I heard the word. Before working in a law office, I had never heard of subrogation. The most basic definition of subrogation, in this instance, is a request for repayment. How does subrogation work? First, due to the negligence of another, say in a motorcycle […]

The DAMAGE is done…not just a song by Foreigner!

When you are dealing with a personal injury claim, why are damages a concern? In order to recover in a personal injury claim, you must prove four (4) elements: Duty, Breach of Duty, Proximate Cause, and Damages. Damages are basically what you lost or how you suffered, because a duty was breached (an accident occurred, […]

Treatment after a personal injury…do I need it?

After 20 years of working with personal injury victims, I have learned that treatment of injuries is sometimes the last thing that a victim thinks about, after their accident. If a victim is in a car wreck and they are “invested” in their car, financially or emotionally, sometimes, getting their car back to pristine condition […]