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Specific Rules Exist for Suing Municipalities

Suing Municipalities for Injuries in Public Spaces All 50 states and the municipalities that they comprise are protected by a concept known as "sovereign immunity," which is government immunity from lawsuits. Nevertheless, every state has passed laws that waive this immunity to some degree. Those … [Read more...]

Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit for Assault

Assaults and Civil Lawsuits In the United States, there are 250 cases of physical assault per 100,000 of the population. While many people think that assaults onle lead to criminal charges, these wrongful acts can be the basis for a personal injury lawsuit. Here are a few things that you need to … [Read more...]

Proof That Must Be Obtained for Medical Malpractice

How to Prove Fault in a Medical Malpractice Case Medical malpractice claims can occur for any number of reasons, which include everything from an incorrect dosage being prescribed to a surgical error that results in further injury. It's estimated that more than 250,000 people die as a result of a … [Read more...]

Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering?

Understanding How Pain and Suffering Lawsuits Work Each year, over 400,000 personal injury lawsuits are filed. In these lawsuits, you often hear people talking about compensation for "pain and suffering," but what does this really mean? Check out our guide to learn how lawsuits for pain and … [Read more...]

Third-Party Negligence for Workplace Injuries

Most employers are required to purchase workers' compensation insurance to provide benefits to employees who suffer injuries in workplace accidents. In many cases, however, a worker may have grounds for filing a third-party lawsuit if he or she can show evidence that another party's negligence was a … [Read more...]

What Types of Common Birth Injuries Count as Medical Malpractice?

For every 1,000 children born in the U.S., approximately seven of them suffer birth injuries. A birth injury is any type of physical harm resulting from a traumatic birth, and in many cases, birth injuries are entirely preventable. If your child is injured because a medical professional did not … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawyers Hold Pharmacists Accountable

A Pharmacist's Responsibility in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death Pharmacists have a duty to their patients that goes beyond correctly filling prescriptions for licensed physicians. Pharmacists are responsible for checking new prescriptions against any existing ones for potential negative … [Read more...]

How to File a Claim After a Bicycle Accident

Steps Involved With Filing a Bicycle Accident Claim Even if you wear a helmet and other protective gear while riding a bicycle, there's always the possibility of being injured if you're involved in a bicycle accident. In 2019, nearly 850 bicyclists died from injuries that they sustained in … [Read more...]

A Slip and Fall Accident Can Have Long-term Repercussions

Injuries That Often Result From a Slip and Fall Accident A simple activity, such as walking to the restroom at work or strolling through the mall with a friend, can lead to serious injuries if you slip and fall. Wet floors, debris left lying in a walkway, and numerous other issues can make public … [Read more...]

When Businesses Can Be Sued for Personal Injuries

Determining Liability for an Injury That Occurs on Business Property Whether you have been involved in a slip and fall accident or were injured in an elevator, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit if the business owner is responsible for your injuries. Nearly 40% of spinal injuries occur from … [Read more...]

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