Being hit by a drunk or distracted driver. Slipping on icy pavement. Getting hurt by a toy. Suffering the pain of a dog bite. These are just some of the ways that personal injury affects Americans every day, causing high hospital bills, emotional suffering, lost wages and more. Many times, injured people choose to handle these claims on their own. However, an attorney has the potential to greatly enhance your case. Here is a review of why.
Gas explosions are usually associated with industrial locations, chemical plants and the like. The nature of these places make them highly susceptible to explosions, yet residential areas also come with the risk of gas exploding and causing a fire. Distribution pipes bring natural gas to residences, and defects in the pipes or applianc es can lead to a blast. Apartment residents are more likely to suffer harm as the proximity to other apartments allows for the explosion to affect many. Learn the signs of a potential gas explosion, what to do to prevent it and next steps if it happens to you.
When you become injured in an accident, you do not want to call just any personal injury lawyer whose number you find. Who you hire will affect the outcome of your case, so you need to decide carefully the attorney to represent you in a settlement negotiation or trial. Look for the following four qualities as you search for the right personal injury lawyer to help you with your claim.
When you buy a new vehicle, you expect that everything will be top of the line when it comes to safety features. You want to trust that the automaker would not release a vehicle that would perform poorly in an accident and potentially subject you to an increased risk of injury in a crash. However, some of the vehicles that are being driven on area roadways may have flaws that could lead to serious injuries in rear-end accidents.
We are extremely proud to announce that our firm, Purvis Gray Thomson, LLP, has recently received a prestigious honor, being named as one of the "Best Law Firms" for 2017 by U.S. News & World Report. Attorneys from throughout the country, as well as the Denver metro area, were asked to rank law firms for their legal skills and expertise.
Thousands of people die on America's roadways each year. Sadly, many of these accidents could have been avoided if motorists had been more thoughtful before getting behind the wheel. And some of the common factors that contribute to avoidable car crashes may surprise you. We've put together a short list of these factors and hope people will be mindful about driving.