Predictive Modeling in Personal Injury Law

 With the increase in the manipulation of data across all disciplines, it is no surprise that this has come into the legal space. Information gained from data is valuable, and it can be used to predict trends and behaviors in any given industry. Being able to predict such cases can save companies money if they…

Stress and Workers’ Compensation

 Stress is increasingly being recognized as a justifiable injury for the purpose of workers’ compensation benefits.  It isn’t as straight-forward to claim such an injury as a physical one, but states are beginning to allow for stress to be a legitimate work-related injury deserving of injury compensation. Each state has its own workers’ compensation commission. …

Proving Fault in Auto Accidents

 In the United States if an injured person wants to receive compensatory damages resulting from an accident, they are going to have to establish who was at fault for the accident. Some accidents, like rear-end collisions, are easier to establish fault than others. Other types of accidents, like those involving hit and run accidents and…

Photographs in Personal Injury Cases

 Many attorneys will advise their clients to take pictures in personal injury cases.  While I have written previously that they may not be valuable in all situations, their presence in cases can be very persuasive.  It is important to note, however, that they do not always tell the complete story.  Pictures can be just as…

Unhelpful Personal Injury Tips

 The issue of how an injured party should act in the moments immediately following an auto accident has been debated among lawyers.  Some of the advice attorneys give however, may not be the most helpful in moving along your injury case.  Attorneys give this advice because they understand the difficulty in reconstructing the circumstances of…