Dog Fighting and The Evolution of the Pit Bull Dog Bite
Many municipalities, cities and other governments have enacted breed specific legislation against pit bulls. Here’s a brief history of the breed and its role in dog fighting to help understand this phenomenon.Spinal Cord Personal Injury Cases
Spinal cord injuries can be devastating and cause permanent disabilities that require a lifetime of medical care and assistance. The cost can be astronomical, which is why personal injury lawsuits for spinal cord injuries often garner high settlements. In fact, it isn’t unusual for lawyers to recover $1 million or more for the plaintiff (the injured person) in spinal cord injury cases.Have You Sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.7 million people in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year. These injuries contribute to a third of the deaths caused by accidents, and 75% of brain injuries are concussions.Construction Accident Personal Injury Cases
Federal and state laws require that the general contractor on a construction site keep it reasonably safe. Nevertheless, most construction work is inherently dangerous, and construction accidents are among the most expensive of personal injury cases. Nearly 200,000 construction workers are injured on the job ever year in the U.S.Burns in Personal Injury Claims
Accidents that cause burns are all too common in the United States, resulting in thousands of personal injury lawsuits every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that burns and fires are the third leading cause of fatal home injuries. In 2011, 2,640 people (excluding firefighters) were killed in fires, and another 13,350 were injured, although more people are injured from smoke and toxic gases in fires than burns.