accident claims

Statistics on Accidents at Work: Are You At Risk? [Infographic]

by Johnson Law September 5, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Johnson Law have published a new infographic based on latest statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) which confirm that tragically 148 people were fatally injured at work in the UK over 2012 and 2013. These statistics and the following infographic highlight the importance of the fact that employers have a duty to protect […]

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A Summary of the Issues Surrounding a Personal Injury Claim

by contactus May 7, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Personal injury is one of those legal terms not well understood by individuals who have not been through the process of filing a personal injury claim. The term refers to disturbing, mental and bodily injury, as compared to property. When a claim is filed, it refers to an aspect of what is referred to as […]

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The Role of Medical Care & Documentation in Workers’ Comp Claims

by Molly P. April 18, 2013 Accident Claims

Being injured while on the job can be a very disheartening occurrence. The thought of a person being prevented from earning money by being injured at the place that they earn that money is sometimes more than some can deal with. Luckily, workers’ compensation insurance, in most cases, takes care of people injured while at […]

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Legal liability for car accidents

by Sean M. Cleary March 2, 2013 Accident Claims

Teen couple victim of reckless driving February 26, 2013 Old Melbourne Highway was the scene of a tragic car accident. Rachel Price, 18 and her boyfriend Jamaree Cook, 19 were travelling from a visit home back to college passing through St. Cloud. Just east of St. Cloud a 2002 Ford pickup cut in front of […]

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Accidents and Injury: Do You Really Need a Lawyer?

by billnixon March 1, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Accidents and Injury: Do You Really Need a Lawyer? Personal injuries can occur on the job, on the property of business establishments like eateries or shopping centers, or when an individual is involved in a traffic accident through no fault of their own. While these situations may seem cut and dry at first, they are […]

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How To Respond When Auto Accidents Happen

by gclatworthy February 26, 2013 Accident Claims

[US law and general] Any motorists who are involved in an automobile accident have a legal requirement to stop their vehicle and assess the damage. All states have legal protocol in this process, but states such as Florida require strict compliance. Hit-run-drivers automatically lose their driving privileges for at least a year, depending on the […]

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Mortality rates higher for public holiday admissions

by Legal Author February 12, 2013 Personal Injury

Guest post from Lawford Kidd , personal injury lawyers in Scotland regarding higher mortality rates for patients admitted to hospital during public holidays. Patients admitted to hospital as an emergency during a public holiday have a much higher risk of dying that those admitted at other times, according to a recent research project, published in […]

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Mission Bay Park Collision Leaves One Dead

by Bisnar Chase October 17, 2012 Car Accidents

October 17, 2012—San Diego, CA—An 87-year-old woman is dead following a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday near Mission Bay Park, according to UT San Diego News. Authorities say that a 26-year-old woman who has not yet been identified pulled out of the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa onto East Mission Bay Drive about noon when […]

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Know Which Injury At Work Claims You Can Make

by IrwinMitchell September 20, 2012 Accident Claims Law

Prevention is better than cure” as it is fondly said. Accidents may occur anywhere, anytime and to anyone. Accidents at workplace are quiet common and they are hazardous too. Some injuries may be minor; others can have serious consequences leading to financial or emotional instability, permanent disability, sometimes even worse – death. These accidents can […]

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Slip and Fall Torts: Determining Factors and What To Do

by Madeline Johnson April 18, 2012 Accident Claims

Below is a guest legal blog article on slip and fall torts from a US law perspective. People fall all the time; so much in fact, that “unintentional injuries” was the leading cause of death among those between the ages of 1 and 44 and the 5th leading cause of death for all age groups […]

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British Health Officials Launch Investigation of Metal Hip Implant Safety

by NadrichCohenLLP February 2, 2012 Accident Claims Law

Health regulators in the United Kingdom have launched an investigation into the safety of metal hip implants, including those manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics. The safety review was spurred by warnings from health care advisors who believe the devices could potentially cause metal poisoning. According to The Telegraph, advisors to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory […]

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You Have A Personal Injury Case. Who Should You Hire?

by Allison Dean - Medical Malpractice Lawyers January 15, 2012 Accident Claims

Tort law, i.e. those laws that cover personal injury cases, is that which protects citizens who have been physically or psychologically injured due to another party’s negligence or purposeful wrong doing.  If you’ve been hurt, knowing that you need justice is easy.  Knowing how to seek it, on the other hand, is not so easy.  […]

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