1. Liability for Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

    I once represented the family of an elderly woman who was knocked to the ground by a loose dog in her neighborhood. When she fell, she struck her head on the concrete and suffered serious debilitating injuries that resulted in a rapid decline in her health over the next six months. She ultimately passed away. After vigorously defending the case, the dog owners eventually relented and agreed to set…Read More

  2. How To Protect Your Personal Injury Claim After a Car Accident

    It is understandably difficult to remember what to do after an automobile accident. People are injured, shaken up, in shock, and not always in a state to act rationally. However, to the extent possible, there are a number of things to keep in mind in order to obtain the information needed to pursue a legal claim for injuries. These things include actions that should be taken at the scene of the ac…Read More

  3. Punitive Damages in an Auto Accident Case

    Damages in any personal injury matter are designed to make the injured party "whole." In other words, to return the injured person to the same condition they were in before the accident and had the accident not occurred. These damage include compensation for property damage, past and future medical expenses, lost income, and non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, anxiety, humiliation and…Read More

  4. Seven (7) Major Differences Between Debt Settlement and Bankruptcy: The Pros and Cons of Each

    Types of Programs a. Bankruptcy. The two most common forms of consumer bankruptcy are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Under a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, commonly referred to as "total liquidation," the consumer may discharge most of their debt (with taxes and student loans being the major exception). Under a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, referred to as a reorganization of debt, the consumer presents a plan for repa…Read More