Traumatic Brain Injuries Must Be Taken Seriously

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that traumatic brain injuries (TBI) cause 2.8 million ER visits, deaths, and hospitalizations each year. This is a staggering statistic when you consider how serious TBIs are. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Mild traumatic brain injury may affect your brain cells temporarily. More-serious traumatic brain injury can result […]

There’s Nothing Funny About A Slip & Fall Lawsuit

Pratfalls are a staple of the comedy world. We love to see others trip, slip, or fall — preferably on a banana peel. Sitcoms and stand-up comedians regularly rely on this trope to tickle our funny bones. Researchers suggest it is because our brain is caught off guard and it enjoys seeing something that is […]

How Much Is My Case Worth?

Have you ever watched Pawn Stars, American Pickers, Antiques Roadshow, Storage Wars, or something similar? You learn a little bit of history, and then you learn how much the piece of junk the person is holding is worth. The history and the appraisals are often equally surprising, so it’s very entertaining. One of the reasons […]

Bad Dog, No Biscuit: The In’s And Out’s Of Dog Bite Lawsuits

In the newspaper world “Man Bites Dog” is an expression used when something noteworthy or downright weird is happening. This phrase came into use because it’s the mirror image of something that happens so often it’s not news at all — Dog Bites Man. Unfortunately, dog bites are incredibly common. According to a study from […]

How To Pick An Attorney

A hundred years ago, every doctor was the same. The same guy (and they were pretty much all guys) would see if you had a broken arm or a brain aneurysm. Today, doctors specialize in one area of medicine. Training is specialized and technology has advanced to the point where you wouldn’t want a brain […]