An accident can happen to anyone. Unfortunately, it can even happen when you’re at work, resulting in an injury you sustain while on the job. Of course, when you are injured while you’re working, you have options available to you if it’s serious enough that you will require medical treatment or time off from work. Most businesses have workers’ compensation insurance available just for this very reason. There is also the option of filing a personal injury lawsuit against your employer. However, it can be difficult to understand the difference between these options and knowing which is the more appropriate one to choose for your situation. [Read more…]
Automobile accidents are something almost every driver will face at some point in their lifetime. While many auto accidents are unavoidable, some are due to defective products that made the vehicle unsafe to drive on the road. Below is an overview of how personal injury law can help those injured in these kinds of auto accidents. If you have been involved in an accident in Nevada and need legal representation, contact the office of Ahlander personal injury law to schedule a consultation. [Read more…]
A slip and fall accident is a term that is often used by a lawyer when filing for a personal injury case. An accident of this nature occurs when an individual falls on someone else’s property. The property owner can be held legally responsible for accidents incurred on their grounds. [Read more…]
According to records kept by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4.5 million people were bitten by dogs between the years 2001 to 2003. Every year about 850,000 people receive dog bites that are severe enough for them to seek medical help. A little over 350,000 of these dog bite victims had to go to the emergency room and every year a few dozen people are killed. For example, 35 people were killed in 2015 and 42 people were killed in 2014. Dog bites are the fifth most common reason why children are rushed to emergency rooms.
Most people are bitten by their own dogs or the dogs of people they know, taking place on the property of the dog’s owner, and the victims are usually adults. [Read more…]
Defective products are common in the current marketplace and many times they cause serious damage or even result in fatalities in certain instances. They have a wide product range and can be difficult to identify without help from the manufacturer when the defective product is a component of another larger product, such as an automobile. [Read more…]