Dogs and humans have been best friends for centuries. Most canines are loyal, loving creatures, but some can be aggressive and dangerous. In almost every instance this is due to the training and treatment they have received from their humans. People living near one of these dogs may feel they are constantly under the threat of an attack, especially when the owner does not keep the dog at home and under control.
Many people choose to file personal injury lawsuits to recuperate damages from an accident or dispute they were involved in. In many cases taking legal action may be the most effective way to get what you deserve. The important thing is to recognize how damages are determined in a lawsuit; this will help you be realistic about how much money you get out of the lawsuit. Here is what you need to know about compensatory and punitive damages.
Trucking accidents that result in a fatality occur about 11 times per day in the United States. In fact, accidents involving commercial trucks result in about 4,000 deaths and 100,000 injuries annually. Here are a few questions and answers about trucking accidents: Why are truck drivers often involved in automotive accidents? Truckers spend a great amount of time on the road. In some cases, they may operate large rigs while sleep-deprived.
When you are injured in the workplace, your injuries may be covered under workers' compensation. However, some workers' compensation claims are denied even though they should be paid. Here are some reasons why worker's comp insurance companies deny claims that may be valid: No one saw you get injured. Insurance companies that compensate for work-related injuries may question the validity of an unwitnessed incident. If you are injured at work and the accident was not witnessed by anyone else, the lack of an eyewitness report is outside of your control.
If you've been in an accident due to a blown tire from a large commercial truck, then you have likely have had one or both of these two things happen: the driver lost control and hit you or loose treads caused damage or caused you to lose control. Tires can blow from poor maintenance, age, improper inflation, cargo overloading or faulty manufacturing. The problem is that it's hard to determine exactly who is at fault if there was an accident caused by a blown tire on a large truck.
My husband does much of our auto repair work himself. We do all that we can to save a dollar when we can, and doing the repair work saves us a small fortune each year. Unfortunately, all of the money that we have saved over the past 15 years has gone to pay the medical bills that we have accumulated during the last several months after a floor jack failed and dropped our car on top of my husband. A few days after the incident, I contacted an injury attorney. I have created a blog to help others that have been injured due to faulty products find some sort of resolution.