Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Statistics

Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Statistics

Rock Hill SC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer Roughly 500,000 trucking accidents occur annually in the United States, which equates to 57 accidents involving a large truck every single hour.  Sadly 1:8 traffic fatalities involves a trucking collision, and 98% of the fatalities are the individuals in the passenger vehicle, not the truck. The … Read more

“Universal” Helmet Law

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer North Carolina is among a small group states that has coined the term “universal” motorcycle helmet law. That means that all bike riders and passengers, regardless of age, must wear a helmet at all times while riding. That comparatively stringent exaction deserves recognition and kudos, according to researchers from … Read more

Plaintiff’s Case Elements

Baxter Village Auto Accident Lawyer General Theory in Auto Accident Litigation Legal theory for most auto accident litigation holds that negligence is on the part of the defendant.  In order for negligence to be established, your auto accident lawyer will need to prove the following: There was a duty on the part of the defendant to … Read more

Mental and Physical Scars from a Dog Attack

Rock Hill SC Dog Bite Lawyer Being bit by a dog is potentially going to carry the weight of both physical and emotional damage to both children and adults. There’s the actual mental trauma of what happened, but also in many cases there can be devastating and lifelong injuries, including scarring and disfigurement. When speaking … Read more

Is There a Black Box in Your Car?

Rock Hill SC Auto Accident Lawyer The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has established new criteria for “black boxes” installed in new vehicles. The new rules are still being written in final form, but will require all new cars that have the devices to contain standardized information for retrieval in the event of a … Read more

Factors Affecting the Value of Your Case

Rock Hill SC Medical Malpractice Lawyer Liability Ultimately, your medical malpractice lawyer knows that the major question to answer is:  How strong is the evidence proving the defendant’s negligence?  In other words, is the defendant liable?  The type of case, whether a slip-and-fall case or automobile case, is irrelevant; what matters is the strength of your … Read more

Mediation vs. Arbitration

Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Lawyer When someone decides to file a lawsuit, it can be lengthy and a financially draining process for both parties. However, there is an alternative to litigation called alternative dispute resolution (ADR). The most common forms of ADR are mediation and arbitration. Both forms are generally faster and less expensive … Read more

Dealing With Insurance

Rock Hill, SC Personal Injury Lawyer When you have suffered an injury due to an accident, the main way you receive compensation is from the negligent party’s insurance. Shopping centers and businesses carry insurance to protect them against people who are injured on the premises in cases such as a slip and fall. Most homeowners … Read more

Financial Difficulties After the Death of a Loved One

Rock Hill, SC Wrongful Death Lawyer The unexpected death of a loved one can cause great emotional hardship, but the financial suffering that follows can be just as crippling as the grief.  A  wrongful death attorney can work on your behalf to fight for justice after such a devastating loss. Lost Income and Companionship Perhaps … Read more

Pit Bull’s Attack Pedestrian

Rock Hill SC Dog Bite Lawyer Three pit bulls jumped the fence of their home and attacked a young man who was walking past the residence. The three dogs chased the man down and one of the dogs bit his had, EMS was called and the man got stitches and a shot. The dogs’ owner … Read more