Personal Injury

Should We Legalize Motorcycle Lane-Splitting?

Posted on September 30th, 2016
By Lance Sears

Lane-splitting — the act of a motorcycle passing alongside a slow-moving vehicle in the same lane — could become legal in California and across the country. Although it’s already “tolerated” California, the practice has stirred controversy throughout the nation, where most of the other 49 states frown upon it or legislate against it.  But recent […]

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The 10 Largest Medical Malpractice Payouts in the Last Decade

Posted on September 28th, 2016
By Peter Mackey

Medical malpractice is professional negligence by a health care provider in which the treatment provided falls below the accepted standard in the medical community and causes injury or death to the patient.  When this happens, the patient has a right to receive compensation.  The laws, regulations, and compensation for medical malpractice vary dramatically from state-to-state, […]

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Decrease Pedestrian Accidents by… Adding Traffic Lights on the Ground?

Posted on June 6th, 2016
By Peter Mackey

Pedestrian Fatalities are rising in the U.S., even while fatalities decrease for all other groups, according to the National Highway Safety Administration. How bad is the problem? 4,735 pedestrians were killed in accidents in 2013 – an average of one pedestrian death every 2 hours.  Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed on any given trip than […]

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Bike Sharing in the US: 35 Million Bicycle Trips. 0 Deaths

Posted on May 5th, 2016
By Lance Sears

Bike-sharing fans love to point out all the benefits; it’s an efficient, fast, and inexpensive way to get around, all while minimizing pollution, relieving congestion, and getting an aerobic workout. But with all the cars and trucks on city roads, is bike sharing safe? Somewhat surprisingly, yes! Since 2007, there have been 35,000 trips taken […]

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How Do I Know If I Have An Injury Case?

Understanding whether or not you have a viable case arising from your injuries can be quite complicated. There are a number of factors that must be carefully considered. While in some situations, when a person is harmed by someone else’s negligence, the injured person may be entitled to financial compensation, there are also many times […]

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