Halloween is here again, bringing pumpkins, mini-sized candy bars, monster-movie fests, and—naturally—haunted houses. That last ingredient to all the Halloween fun is also the cause of some Halloween lawsuits every year when patrons get something more than they expected. If you're thinking about suing a haunted house or another haunted exhibit, like a barn, abandoned prison, or hayride, this is what you should know in advance. How much risk of injury did you voluntarily assume?
Most people know that personal injury attorneys usually work on a contingency fee basis, but what about attorneys who handle other types of cases? Understanding how legal fees work can help you estimate your costs and make sure that you stay within your budget. This is what you should know. 1.) Some cases are easier than others to give an estimate for. If your prospective attorney doesn't seem like he or she can give you an estimate, it isn't because he or she is being shifty or trying to cheat you.
With trampolines and bounce houses come an increased risk of injury. As a parent, it is important for you to understand how these toys can be dangerous for your children. Most Injured Are Under 15 The emergency rooms around the United States will see around 100,000 patients suffering bounce house and trampoline injuries, and the majority of those are children under 15. They have become so common that many pediatricians recommend not having trampolines anywhere for fun, and only in supervised gyms for training.
According to Realtor.com, in 2015, there were 5,250,000 existing homes sold in the United States. When you are in the midst of the home buying process and you are ready to make an offer on a home that you are interested in, you will need to present a real estate purchase contract to the seller of the home. Part of the purchase contract are contingencies. The contingencies are requirements that need to be met before the sale is finalized.
When people need medical attention, they expect doctors to look after them and act professionally. However, mistakes do occur, as doctors are people too. In some cases the mistakes couldn't be helped, but in some cases mistakes do lead to malpractice claims. Here are the most common negligent medical mistakes you need to be aware of, some of which have caused harm to 1.5 million people in the United States, according to a study in 2006.
If you are unable to work because of an illness or injury, you may qualify for social security disability payments. This money comes from a fund you have probably contributed to during your time in the work force, and it is likely that you have the right to disability payments using this money. As an attorney specializing in social security disability, I have a great deal of experience in helping clients determine if they qualify for disability payments. I hope that this blog will help people who have been injured understand what it means to qualify for social security disability benefits and how to go about getting that help.