Blog

Attractive Nuisance and Backyard Trampolines: What You Need to Know

With the summer season before us, many families are getting their yards, pools, trampolines, ready for family fun. As we all know, accidents can and will happen and children are drawn to certain structures—namely, trampolines.

Read the rest of entry »

Personal Injury Law: The Basics

Personal injury—what a vague term when it’s taken out of context! Does it mean an injury afflicted to one’s person, or does it mean an injury you feel sensitive about and do not wish to disclose? When we’re talking about the legal field, though, the term loses all of its vagueness and takes on a very specific meaning. This meaning can and will direct the path of your law case, from how your personal injury lawyer goes about collecting information to what kinds of financial reimbursement you may be entitled to.

Read the rest of entry »

5 Common Misconceptions About Wrongful Death Lawyers and Cases

When it comes time to do real-life work with a wrongful death attorney or injury lawyer, many people find themselves underprepared for the experience and what it means, thanks to stereotypes and media portrayals. So get ready: as someone seeking the help of a wrongful death lawyer, you’re about to undergo a multifaceted and not-at-all-like-the-movies experience, an experience that justice hinges upon.

Read the rest of entry »

Should I Contact a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

Fender benders—they’re such a common occurrence that our local radio stations tell us on the daily about any that might mess up our commute. Many people don’t think much of it when they get into a minor scrape themselves. They exchange insurance information, fret a bit, contact someone for a ride home if the damage is severe enough, but afterward, life goes on as normal.

Read the rest of entry »

What Are Punitive Damages, and What Role Do They Play in a Wrongful Death Case?

Injury lawyers and wrongful death attorneys alike work with these types of damages, but what exactly are they?

Read the rest of entry »

How Is the Payment From a Personal Injury Case Determined?

Personal injury lawyers work hard to get their clients as large of a settlement as possible. But where does the money come from?

Read the rest of entry »

Liability’s Role in a Child Injury Case

As far as personal injury cases go, injuries to children are probably the most emotionally charged. Everyone involved most likely wants what’s best for the child, and it can be hard to think clearly about such matters when that’s at stake!

Read the rest of entry »

You’ve Been Injured by a Car as a Pedestrian. Now What?

When most people think of auto accidents, they think of accidents involving two or more cars. Perhaps it’s because we’ve had it drilled into our heads in driver’s ed that pedestrians have the right of way that we default to such images. But pedestrian accidents can and do happen, and knowing your rights as they pertain to them is important; it can save you heaps of legal trouble in the future and perhaps even help you to land a settlement.

Read the rest of entry »

Expert Witnesses: What They Do in Wrongful Death Cases

When working with a wrongful death attorney, it’s common that they may do work surrounding obtaining expert witnesses. This may leave you quite confused at first take; why would they need another expert if your injury lawyer is a legal expert in and of themselves? While the term expert witness may be vague, these folks play a critical role in securing your case, and they’re used widely in the legal field in a variety of contexts and categories.

Read the rest of entry »

Dog Bites and Children: What you Need to Know

When a dog bites your child, no doubt parental instincts kick in; it becomes difficult to behave rationally, protecting your child while understanding your legal rights and those of the owner. While you very well may have a case on your hands, it’s important to act conscientiously and with forethought in order to maintain its winnability.

Read the rest of entry »

Pages: Previous1234567...9NextReturn Top

© JD HAAS & ASSOCIATES, PLLC. All rights reserved. -