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A Chicago area woman was driving with several passengers when another vehicle, exiting a gas station improperly crossed four lanes of traffic and t-boned her car and then fled the scene. After this hit and run accident, EMS took the injured woman to Franciscan Alliance Hospital where she sustained severe injuries to her neck, back, shoulder and knee.
Staver Law Group PC is happy to announce Tyler Nance on being selected as the 2017 Staver Law Group National Scholarship award-recipient. Tyler is currently a student at the University of Alabama and is pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering with minors in mechanical engineering, physics and mathematics.
For auto accident victims, the days after the crash are spent attending to medical needs, informing family and loved ones about the extent of injuries, notifying employers about the need to take time off, and getting vehicles repaired. These exhausting tasks can consume a lot of time, leaving little energy and attention to consider questions regarding the legal side of the acci ...
Massachusetts’ fledgling marijuana industry has been thrust into a state of uncertainty. On January 4th, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama guidelines that excluded marijuana from federal drug enforcement priorities (possession and distribution of pot is a federal offense). Obama’s guidelines paved the way for the legalization of marijuana in eight states, in ...
The short answer to this question is “yes.” The longer and more accurate answer is “sometimes.” When it comes to receiving compensation for a traffic accident, everything will depend on the facts and circumstances of your case, which your personal injury lawyer can analyze for you. If you or a loved one has been injured in a traffic accident, don’t put off calling a personal i ...
Making a decision to seek bankruptcy advice is usually something a person puts a lot of thought (and worry and sleepless nights) into beforehand. Finding reputable and knowledgeable counsel is a must to ensure your bankruptcy is successful. You can’t always believe what you read about bankruptcy on the internet. Also, much of what you may find on the internet will not apply to you.
More than half of Millennials, 57 percent, say they have little to no understanding of how out of pocket health costs such as co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance work, according to a new report from consumer credit firm TransUnion. By contrast, about 40 percent of baby boomers admit to limited knowledge about their benefits.
You and your loved ones rely on your landlord to provide a safe place to live, and landlords must understand that they have to consistently maintain and repair their properties. If you have been injured due to a slip and fall accident, you may have serious injuries that require a long recovery time and accumulating medical bills.
Cities like Atlanta developed fast in the 20th Century around the demands of the car. Their designers paid less attention to public transport, walkers and cyclists. This is changing thanks to projects like the Atlanta Smart Corridor Project that aims to make the city’s roads safer. The project noted ITSInternational, is a partnership between the Georgia Department of Transport ...
If you are looking for controversy, you came to the right place. Today, we discuss resale price maintenance, one of the most contentious issues in all of antitrust. If you look around and see a bunch of antitrust economists, hide your screen so they don’t start arguing with each other. Trust me; that is the last thing you want to experience.
Although Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently declared that “[w]e won’t take gun away” from medical marijuana users, the Pennsylvania State Police (“PSP”) has not received the memo, as we have seen several instances where individuals who merely obtained a medical marijuana card – in the absence of actual use – have been denied by the PSP.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) afflict millions of people every year with extremely serious symptoms. Despite their prevalence, the general public still doesn’t understand these injuries. Here are four facts that you may not know about TBIs and how they can damage people’s lives. For more information, call the Fountain Law Firm today at (888) 242-HURT (4878) or send us an emai ...
Road construction work helps maintain important infrastructure. Motorists need it to maintain, repair, and improve roads, bridges, and highways, which can fall into dangerous states of disrepair with time. However, the very nature of the construction process interrupts normal driving patterns and creates a serious risk of accidents.
When our parents or grandparents need an assisted living arrangement, we trust that the nursing home staff and management will care for our loved ones with the compassion and professionalism that our family deserves. Nursing homes care for over 1,400,000 elderly and disabled people in the United States.
Lax regulations in Texas nursing homes put residents at risk. According to News 8 investigator Charlotte Huffman (who spent several months analyzing state data), many nursing homes in Texas employ Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) who have a history of violent crimes. In Texas, apparently due to loopholes in regulations, someone who has plead guilty to serious and/or violent crimes (e.g.