It’s difficult to know what steps to take immediately after being involved in a car accident, especially when suffering from injuries or emotional distress. Who should you call? Should you take pictures of the damage? Whose contact information should you obtain at the scene? The answers to those questions are important to know before being […]Continue reading
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, slips, trips, and falls cause substantial and severe injuries throughout the United States every year. For instance, in 2014, there were nearly 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses dispersed among a wide variety of occupational settings. One of out of every three of these injuries resulted in an […]Continue reading
Most drivers know that carrying proper auto insurance is part of being a responsible, prepared driver. Unfortunately, though, many drivers don’t understand some of the basic insurance coverage options that can protect them in the event of a serious collision — and insurance companies aren’t always out to help them in this regard. Learning about […]Continue reading
Dabble verb to work at something in an irregular and superficial manner. “I only dabble in personal injury law… so I hope the insurance company is ready to settle.” In the world of personal injury and workers’ compensation law, a “dabbler” is a lawyer who says they can handle your automobile accident or work-related injury […]Continue reading
According to the CDC, approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year; in 2015 alone, 34 of those dog bites proved fatal. Furthermore, many dog owners are alarmed to learn that a large percentage of dog bites occur in the family home when normally friendly dogs attack visitors.
You’ve been in a car accident—now what? It’s a disorienting experience, but keeping your wits about you and contacting an attorney will help you stay grounded. Below are some of the most important steps you can take after you’ve been in a car crash:
Many Americans look forward all year to backyard barbecues, poolside fun, and dazzling fireworks on the 4th of July. This all-American holiday has a dark side, though, when it comes to safety. In 2007, a National Safety Council (NSC) press release named July the nation’s deadliest month and July 4th the most dangerous U.S. holiday […]Continue reading
At Pinder Plotkin, we believe that distracted driving poses an enormous danger to young adults, who often treat their smartphones as an extension of themselves. And even though statistics show that young adults are at a heightened risk for distracted driving, this epidemic problem transcends any particular age group and causes enormous harm. Consider the […]Continue reading
The rates of injuries and fatalities related to electrical hazards have declined steadily over the past 20 years, but eliminating these types of injuries in the workplace is an ongoing battle. It’s important that all employees who interact with electrical hazards are properly trained to work with electrical currents, and that this training continues throughout […]Continue reading
Spring has finally sprung, which means that it’s time to re-inflate those bike tires and hit the road, but before you do, we want to make sure that you’re practicing the proper precautions.