Can you render aid to the people who are hurt and not worry about your own liability?
Good Samaritan Law According to a so-called “Good Samaritan” law, if anyone renders emergency aid in good faith at the scene of an accident or emergency to a victim, without charging for that care, cannot be liable for any civil damages. This law applies to any person who has a license to practice medicine or […]
How do you determine fault in a multi-car accident?
Before we can determine who is at fault, let’s take a look at a slightly different question. What Is Fault? Fault falls on the driver who was either reckless or negligent. Reckless driving is defined as the willful or wanton disregard for the safety of others or the operation of the vehicle. Negligence can often […]
What is a Letter of Protection?
Sometimes an accident victim does not have health insurance, and while they may have PIP or medical payment coverage for medical bills, those benefits may not be sufficient to cover all medical expenses following a serious accident. In addition, auto insurance companies will not reimburse medical expenses as they are incurred, but instead wait until […]
Can I file a personal injury lawsuit for my injured family member or loved one?
There are some limited circumstances under which you may file a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of your family member or loved one who has suffered a serious injury. These include the following situations: ~ Child: the injured person is a child and you are his parent or legal guardian; ~ Death: you may be […]
What are premises liability cases?
A premises liability claim arises when there is an unsafe or defective condition on someone’s property that results in personal injury. To prevail in a premises liability case, the injured person must prove that the owner of the property was negligent with respect to ownership or maintenance of the premises. Generally, negligence means that the […]