3 Personal Injury Success Stories to Inspire You

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3 Personal Injury Success Stories to Inspire You Attorneys are often made the brunt of sarcastic jokes taking aim at what many consider our overly litigious justice system. What you don’t hear are the stories from the countless numbers of people who are injured by the faults of other individuals or companies who are able to successfully secure some sort of monetary relief through the efforts of determined person injury firms like Gatti, Keltner, Bienvenu & Montesi, PLC. Here are three personal injury success stories that should inspire you to have faith in our system of justice: McDonald’s Hot Coffee…

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The Go-Getter’s Guide to Dealing with Insurance Companies

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The Go-Getter’s Guide to Dealing with Insurance Companies Insurance companies pride themselves on their unique and imaginative advertising. They present themselves as your neighbor, your friend, someone willing to lend a helping hand, or the folksy neighbor lady who’s looking out for your best interest. The number one thing to remember is that regardless of how insurance companies market themselves, their best interests and your best interests never align. They make more money by giving you less money. Mistakes are made by forgetting this dynamic. When dealing with an insurance company, your goal is to increase the likelihood that you…

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The Only Safe Driving Tip You Should Read Today

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The Only Safe Driving Tip You Should Read Today What safe driving tip would you give to a fellow driver? You may obey all the laws and drive like a perfectionist. However, having an accident while driving is a real danger. Surprisingly, there are more than 1.3 million people that perish in automobile accidents each year, which equals 3,287 deaths every day around the world. Over 90 percent of those accidents occur because one or both parties was speeding. Ask any personal injury attorney, and they will tell you one safe driving tip: Never speed while driving! The Department of…

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5-Point Checklist: What to Do After a Semi Truck Accident

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 5-Point Checklist: What to Do After a Semi Truck Accident Accidents that involve semi-trucks usually result in fatalities and some of the most serious injuries. According to statistics, over 100,000 Americans suffer injuries in accidents involving semi-trucks. These serious injuries are caused by the sheer size and weight of semi-trucks. Here is a comprehensive semi accident checklist you need to take care of if you are injured. Seek Medical Attention The first thing that should appear in a semi accident checklist is medical intervention. Check to see if you and other people involved in the accident are injured. Call the…

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How to Master Defensive Driving

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How to Master Defensive Driving A driver is only as good as their record. With over 3,000 road deaths per day, it’s evident that careless and distracted driving is a problem that must be addressed. However, you still might be at risk even if you don’t practice unsafe driving habits, such as texting or driving while intoxicated. Being safe on the road means being fully trained in defensive driving practices. Here are some tools for mastering defensive driving. 1. Pay attention To master defensive driving, you must have full awareness of your surroundings. This means you need to be cognizant…

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3 Personal Injury Mistakes that Rookies Make, and How to Avoid Them

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3 Personal Injury Mistakes that Rookies Make, and How to Avoid Them When you suffer from a personal injury, your life changes in a second. Whether you’ve suffered from a fall, in a car crash or from a falling object, a sudden injury can cause uncertainty and panic, in addition to your physical injuries. When you a personal injury happens to you or to a loved one, you want to make sure that you avoid rookie personal injury mistakes. Nobody makes rookie personal injury mistakes on purpose, but it’s still important to avoid them. If you stay away from these errors,…

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Getting Smart with Auto Insurance Claims

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Getting Smart with Auto Insurance Claims Filing auto insurance claims is not a trivial process. After months or years of paying premiums, a claim is the moment when you get the benefit of maintaining coverage, so it is important you perform the correct steps in the correct order so you can preserve the coverage you have worked so hard to earn. You need to have your paperwork, pictures, facts and auto insurance information together before you even think about calling your insurance company. Having everything you need will dramatically reduce the possibility of a mistake and will very likely improve…

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4 unbelievable stories of personal injury attorney success

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4 Unbelievable Stories of Personal Injury Attorney Success Throughout history, there have been unbelievable personal injury stories. The victims in these cases were awarded large settlement amounts. In this post, you will learn about four specific cases that are landmark personal injury trials. 1. Family Awarded $150 Billion An eight-year-old boy, Robbie Middleton, was tragically attacked in June of 1998. Robbie was walking home when he was attacked, doused with gasoline, and set on fire. This boy stated that an older man, Don Collins, was the person who attacked him. In an article on NBC News, it was reported that…

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Driving Under the Influence

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Driving Under the Influence America as a nation has spent billions of dollars on national campaigns to discourage people from drinking and driving. The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) came up with their slogan of “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” back in 2006. There have been dramatic television ads sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation saying that “Friends don’t let friends drive drunk”, in an effort to promote how others can take responsibility. While some of these campaigns have been successful, driving under the influence (DUI) still remains a problem throughout the nation. When someone has been charged with…

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3 Secrets to Being the Best Driver You know

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Safety First: Driving an Automobile Would you believe more than 32,000 car accident fatalities occurred in the U.S. in 2015? Many of these accidents were avoidable, if only drivers knew the secrets and tricks of safe driving. Don’t become another car accident statistic when learning a few driving secrets is the key to safety on the road. Driving Secrets Easy to Learn Do you know the secrets of safe driving? Sadly, many people drive their vehicle every day without a clue of the best safe-driving techniques. Break that cycle and learn the three driving secrets that you need to stay…

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Essential Guide To Workers Compensation Cases

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Essential Guide To Workers Compensation Cases Workers’ compensation laws are a means of protecting employees against losing income and ensuring their medical costs are catered for during work-related accidents, injuries, or disease. In many states, workers’ compensation coverage is a mandatory requirement. If you have been injured at the work place, read this workers comp essential guide for all the answers to any questions you may have regarding workers compensation. What Should You Do When You Are Injured? The three actions you should take after a work related injury are: Report the accident to the supervisor Seek medical attention immediately…

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2016 Road report

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2016 Road report A car accident is a common occurrence witnessed in US public highways. The accidents account for majority accident related deaths and personal injury cases. Based on the increased number or traffic accidents, getting into a car would be one of the most dangerous things that one can do. Indeed, road accidents are ranked top ten causes of human death. This article gives insight on 2016 road reports, highlighting the number of accidents that were reported in the year. The risk of dying in a road accident in United States is higher when compared to most developed countries….

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2017 Best Driving Practices

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2017 Best Driving Practices In the recent past the automotive industry has seen a lot of changes and even more are coming along every day. We have seen innovation and technology come together to result in the advent of alternative fuels, lightweight materials and incredibly advanced technology getting incorporated in current automobiles. This transformation is impacting on not just vehicle manufacturing but also how we view cars and ultimately how we drive them as well. So what’s bound to make headlines in 2017? 1. Rearview Cameras This is such a huge future that it is set to become mandatory in…

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What to Do if You’ve Been in a Bus Accident

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What to Do if You’ve Been in a Bus Accident Being involved in a vehicle accident can be devastating. If you are in a bus accident, you can suffer from very serious injuries because you could be standing at the time of impact. Even if you are seated, there are no seat belts. Additionally, there are a lot more victims in a bus accident, which can have an effect on the severity of the incident. What should you do if you are involved in a bus accident? Avoid Speaking to the Bus Driver or Any Other Drivers Following a crash,…

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