Monday, 16 January 2017
After being charged with eight counts of first-degree murder, Elizabeth Wettlaufer now also stands accused of four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault. Sandra Zisckind provides is live with AM640's John Oakley to provide more information.
Monday, 16 January 2017
Over the years, personal injury lawyers have been the butt of many jokes, and been referred to by the derogatory term “ambulance chaser”. The reason for this is most people go through their lives fortunately never having to utilize the services of a personal injury lawyer, and so their exact role and the benefits they provide to their clients are not well understood by the vast majority of the population.
Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Many bouncers seem to think that they are above the law, and that they may use whatever force necessary to eject a patron from their nightclub.
Tuesday, 27 December 2016
The cold weather often brings ice, sleet, and snow with it. Of course, the holiday season also means more parties and get-togethers that often involve nighttime driving and alcohol. These conditions can be dangerous, regardless of whether you are simply walking down the sidewalk or driving in traffic. Personal injuries like slip and fall accidents and motor vehicle accidents are much more common in the winter because winter conditions can make travel challenging.
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
The Christmas season is upon us, and, for many people, that means lights, Christmas trees, and garland. Unfortunately, the weather can be treacherous and climbing on a ladder to light your home can be one of the most dangerous feats you attempt all year. Holiday-related injuries are relatively common, and, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), they are on the rise.
Thursday, 15 December 2016
A new client recently asked me why how often I provide pro bono personal injury law services. When I asked why they thought I provided pro bono services, they replied ‘your commercials say that people don’t pay unless you win and nobody wins every time’. Clearly, they were confused between pro bono services and contingency fee agreements.
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Wearing a helmet isn’t just the law in many instances, but it can save your life. It may not always seem fashionable, however the importance of wearing a helmet can be seen when comparing the vast difference in brain trauma in those who wear helmets and those who don’t.
Friday, 02 December 2016
Medical examinations or Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) are also known as “adverse” or “compulsory” medical examinations. A Plaintiff may be invited by the insurance company, or required by the court, to submit to a medical examination for the specific purpose of validating the Plaintiff’s alleged injuries.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
A deductible is a specified amount of money that an insured person must overcome before an insurance company must compensate him or her for a claim.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Chronic pain is medically described as a pain that lasts longer than six months, and it also happens to be a relatively common issue among the population.