4 Bad Winter Driving Habits To Break

Winter weather continues to contribute to motor vehicle accidents in the news as of late, so I thought now would be as good a time as any to address this ever-tragic topic. The real tragedy is drivers who haven’t formed safe driving habits to include inclement weather conditions which can place them at fault in […]

Holiday Shopping Often Means Holiday Accidents

Holiday shopping can often mean holiday accidents. From stampedes of shoppers to slippery entrance ways to highly- and precariously-stocked merchandise shelves, personal injury cases, sadly enough, are all too common this time of year. We’ve analyzed Slip-and-fall cases before in a simple small business scenario. As you might imagine, these account for quite a few […]

Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Home and the Road

Holidays are just around the corner and they’re certainly no stranger to personal injury cases. According to State Farm, there are more cooking-related fires on Thanksgiving Day than on any other day of the year. The National Fire Protection Association estimates that turkey deep fryers account for more than 1,000 home fires during the holiday […]

Just How Risky Are Pregnant Drivers?

Are pregnant drivers at sizable risk of motor vehicle accidents compared to women without babies on board? You better believe it, according to a new Canadian study, especially during the second trimester. The higher risks among pregnant women driving at that time are primarily due to the huge surge of hormones and brain changes taking […]

Now is the Time to Create a Winter Weather Safety Kit for Your Vehicle!

It seems meteorologists are forecasting another warmer than usual winter for New Mexico, but I wouldn’t be overly confident when it comes to stocking winter weather supplies in your vehicle. Preparation of resources is always key for winter driving safety and well-being. Create a well-stocked winter safety kit in your vehicle, which should include the […]

What Do I Do With This Class-Action Notice?

Though it doesn’t happen often, one day you might find yourself receiving a notice of a pending or completed class-action lawsuit. What’s it all about? First of all, what exactly is a class-action lawsuit? A class-action lawsuit is a lawsuit involving a group of people (the “class”) who have suffered the same or very similar […]

It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week!

Here we are in the midst of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 15-21, 2017), a time when we should all not only help to raise awareness and encourage teens to make better decisions behind the wheel, but to be proactively involved! I hope you’ve committed to increasing your level of parental involvement for your […]

What is the Deadline for Filing My Personal Injury Case?

Hopefully, you’ll never be the victim of a personal injury case. But if it does happen, you may naturally feel overwhelmed by the event and its consequences on your health, work, property, etc. While it’s easy to get caught up in worry about lifestyle changes, you must find the strength to remain focused on the […]

Have You Been Libeled or Slandered?

In my post, 3 Tips For Suing For Online Defamation, I established that libel is defamations made in writing and slander is made by spoken word. And we also learned that to prove either libel or slander in court, a plaintiff must show that the statement was negligently, recklessly, or intentionally published (or disseminated) to […]

3 Tips For Suing For Online Defamation

In my post, 2 Requirements to Proving You’ve Been Defamed On Social Media, I discussed how a plaintiff must prove that falsity and malice were used by a defendant in order to win their online defamation case. To do that, it’s necessary to lay a proper foundation as a means to those two ends. But […]