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When someone wants to sue a city, county, the State of Texas, or some other governmental entity (like a School District) for personal injuries or damage to their property, it is important for them to know that Texas Tort Claims Act requires the person to provide written notice of their claim not later than 6 months after the day that the incident giving rise to the claim occurred. Please note, however, that a city's charter and ordinance provisions may dramatically... Read More
In Gaithersburg, Maryland, a private jet crashed into a family home. Three passengers on board were killed and three occupants of the house... Keep Reading.
A 60-year-old man cycling in the Kentlands near The Shops at Potomac Valley was struck by a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission truck... Keep Reading.... Read More
In Maryland a pedestrian legally has the right to cross the street in only one in designated area, a crosswalk. If you cross the street outside... Keep Reading.... Read More
The attorneys at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C. have successfully resolved several cases involving serious... Keep Reading.
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The majority of people do not suffer an adverse reaction to the flu vaccine. However, rare Guillain-Barr?? syndrome flu shot injuries can occur. When that happens, the vaccine injury lawyers at Anapol Schwartz help victims obtain compensation for lasting medical bills and other expenses.
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is a rare autoimmune... Read More
Having spent time as a prosecutor in Virginia, I am all too aware of the horrifying consequences of drunk driving.1 These drivers are a danger to themselves and everyone around them.
Thankfully, Virginia has some of the harshest DUI laws in the entire country. Drunk drivers can be and regularly are jailed for long periods of time. 2 No prosecutor in this state wants to appear soft on drunk driving, so it is very rare for them to accept plea bargains... Read More
A person who sustains a spinal cord injury may experience a permanent loss of body function below the injured area. The location and severity of the injury will determine the victim’s ability to control their limbs and body functions, according to the Mayo Clinic.
Auto accidents account for more than 40 percent of all spinal cord injuries, according to the Mayo Clinic. Spinal damage can also be caused by negligence that has led to car crashes, Read More
Almost every client I have asks the same question early in the process. “How long is this going to take?” I want to be clear and direct with them, but the truth is that this is a complicated question relying on a number of factors. The easiest way to understand the length of a claim is to understand the various things that have to happen before a claim can be resolved.
The very first step is the client’s recovery from the injuries sustained in the accident.... Read More