Defenses A Tattoo Parlor Might Use To Refute Liability For A Client's Injury


If you are pursuing an injury case against a tattoo parlor, get ready for a stiff defense. Nobody likes to admit injury liability, tattoo parlors included. Here are three defenses you are likely to face in such a lawsuit: You Signed a Release Form Many tattoo parlors have liability waivers that clients have to sign before getting inked. The wording may differ from parlor to parlor, but the waivers generally have the same message.

1 June 2016

How Poor Lighting Can Lead To Workers Compensation Claims


As an employer, it is your responsibility to make your workplace safe via all means possible, including the provision of proper lighting. Poor lighting can lead to workplace injuries and increase your workers' compensation costs. Inadequate lighting can cause eyestrain, lead to falls or even increase the risk of machine accidents. Here are some of the things you need to worry about when it comes to poor lighting: Inadequate Illumination

17 May 2016

Understanding Your Personal Injury Case: What You Should Know


When you have been injured in an accident, you may find yourself in unfamiliar territory. Because the accident was through the fault of someone else's actions, you may be in the process of considering your options for a personal injury case or lawsuit. Get to know some of the facts that you should know in order to properly handle your case so that you can get the best possible personal injury settlement.

13 May 2016

When Can A Pedestrian Sue A Cyclist For Injuries?


Bicycling groups make a big deal about how bikes have a right to the road and how drivers who injure bicyclists should be punished. But what rights do pedestrians have when a bicyclist goes barreling down the sidewalk or right through a stop sign and injures them? Here's when you can sue a cyclist for personal injuries. If They're On the Sidewalk Sidewalk bicycling is a topic of great controversy. Cyclists want to get away from inattentive drivers while pedestrians fear bicycles barreling by.

4 May 2016

Five Safety Tips For New Motorcycle Riders


Each spring, new motorcycle riders hit the roads and highways with their new machines, eager to savor the freedom and unique experience that only riding a motorcycle can offer. However, motorcycling has a down side. Nearly 4,300 motorcycle riders and drivers were killed in highway accidents in 2014 (the most recent year for which statistics are available). While the number of motorcycle fatalities have steadily decreased from their high in 1998, riding a motorcycle remains a dangerous hobby.

22 April 2016

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Personal Injury Attorney When You're Hurt by Medical Care


If you have been injured or your health has been compromised as the result of health care decisions made on your behalf, it is very important to seek legal action as soon as possible. Since your right to pursue financial compensation is time-sensitive, you need to be sure that you are being represented by the most qualified personal injury attorney. In order to do so, you should plan to speak with several candidates and ask several questions.

11 April 2016

Don't Settle For Less: What To Know About Settlement Negotiations And Your Personal Injury Case


If you have been injured in an accident through no fault of your own, you may already know about the compensation you are entitled to receive. Commonly, you can expect to receive your medical expenses and a vehicle repair or replacement from the at-fault driver's insurance company, but missing from that compensation package is any consideration for your pain and suffering. You are entitled to be paid money damages for the emotional impact of the accident on you and your family's life, so read on to learn about the key issues in negotiating a fair settlement that includes payment for your pain and suffering.

30 March 2016