Whiplash: What is it?

Whiplash: What is it?

Whiplash is almost a stereotype in accident claims. Many old TV shows and movies portrayed someone faking a neck injury who was ultimately tricked into revealing the truth when a lawyer purposely dropped a heavy object to prod them to suddenly turn their head. But in...
Occupational Diseases and the Law

Occupational Diseases and the Law

Occupational diseases cause 860,000 illnesses and 60,300 deaths in the United States annually, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Illness directly attributed to work environments and/or conditions and exposure is diagnosed in approximately 10...
Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Effects

Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Effects

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused when the head suffers a sudden trauma. TBI is often diagnosed as a “concussion.” TBI can be caused by a car accident, fall, blunt object strike, sports injury, or explosive shock. The extent of damage can range from mild to...
Is Your Rental Vehicle Safe?

Is Your Rental Vehicle Safe?

Renting a vehicle for vacation, a business trip, or even renting a sports or luxury car for a special date night or reunion is usually a pleasant experience. People rely on companies to ensure a rental vehicle’s safety. For example, if a vehicle is recalled for...
What is Insurance Bad Faith?

What is Insurance Bad Faith?

More and more insurance mishaps-automobile accidents, homeowner issues, among others—are occurring each day. Unfortunately, some policyholders have unfavorable experiences when it comes to filing a claim and getting satisfactory results. As an insured individual, you...
All About Workers’ Compensation Coverage

All About Workers’ Compensation Coverage

No one expects to be hurt on the job. When a worker is injured on the job, that worker’s medical costs and a portion of lost income may be covered by the Workers’ Compensation Act. Three important first steps that workers should take to protect this coverage are the...