Month: November 2017

California Mother of 6 Killed By Drunk Driver

  The Signal is reporting that a deadly crash that took the life of a mother of six may have had alcohol as a factor. On Friday, October 6, 37-year-old Katie Snyder Evans of Saugus, California, was killed in a two-car collision right before midnight on Golden Valley Road near Valley Center Road. The other […]

Large Truck Accidents: Who is at Fault?

  Over 60% of traffic accidents involve small cars and large trucks.  Truck drivers are rarely going to admit fault for fear of losing their jobs although in most cases, the truck driver is to blame. Drivers say that the most common causes of accidents are as follows. Using phones while driving One of the […]

Why is Uninsured Motorist Coverage So Important?

  While most states require drivers to carry auto insurance, not all of them do. If an uninsured motorist hits another driver, that driver will have to pay for the damage to his or her vehicle. As you can imagine, this is very frustrating for responsible drivers who pay their car insurance premiums every month. […]

Can a Personal Injury Settlement Affect My Taxes?

If you have suffered a personal injury, you may have collected damages through a personal injury settlement. A settlement award can offer much needed relief and may even have significant impacts on your financial position. It is important to know, however, that a settlement may affect your taxes. Whether you will have to pay taxes […]

When a Personal Injury Lawsuit Turns Into a Wrongful Death Suit

Imagine a case in which a worker in construction is seriously injured at work due to another individual’s negligence. Perhaps someone left nails out and a worker stepped on them, impairing his ability to walk the same temporarily or permanently. After this worker seeks medical attention, he decides that he wants to file a personal […]

Important Facts about Closed Head Injuries

In the United States, each year, more than 75% of the 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries are classified as closed head injuries. Closed head injuries are a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can include injuries like: intracranial hematomas, concussions, diffuse axonal injury, and cerebral contusions. A closed head injury occurs when the skull […]