Personal Injury

Top Causes of Accidents on Construction Sites

The construction industry is not necessarily known for being the safest career. However, it’s considerably safer today than compared to just a few decades ago—all thanks to the implementation of strict, federally enforced regulations. Unfortunately, no amount of preparation and enforcement can completely negate human error and negligence. Let’s discuss the top causes of accidents in the construction industry.

Can I Sue if I've Been Hit by a Semi-Truck?

Being hit by or involved in a semi-truck accident can be traumatizing, as semi-trucks are massive, heavy vehicles that can cause serious damage. Besides the usual damage done to vehicles in these accidents, there are typically severe physical injuries sustained by those involved. Victims of these crashes often wonder if they can sue for these injuries after they've been hit, and the answer is usually "yes"! It can depend on your unique situation.

Your Guide to Trucking Accident Settlements

Getting in a commercial trucking accident can be devastating to those affected. Most of the time, they are catastrophic and change a person's life drastically. Commercial trucks are massive and can cause a lot of damage, including injuries, property losses, and even loss of life. And the thought of pursuing a trucking accident settlement after the fact can be intimidating, to say the least. Large trucking companies tend to have seemingly endless financial resources and tough lawyers in their pockets.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Ridesharing

Ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are quickly becoming the favored transportation option over taxis in population-dense cities like Chicago. In July 2017, it was reported that Uber was a more popular choice over taxis in New York City, with an average of 289,000 Uber rides per day compared to taxis 277,000 rides per day. And from 2016 to 2017, ridesharing trips increased by 37%. Since then, they've continued to rise in popularity.

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