Sometimes, a day at the fair is more dangerous than what it may seem. Recently, information was released regarding an accident involving a Ferris wheel at the York fair. According to a state report, a metal rod on the Ferris wheel ride came loose, hitting a car that lodged it in place as the ride turned. Since the car was unable to swing, it was locked into a position that made one rider fall out from a height of about 25 feet. The rider landed on both power cables and asphalt, while another rider in the car remained inside, but sustained a potential back injury when the car was released from the metal rod. The riders had attempted to alert the workers about the ride defect, but they could not hear the riders over the hum of a generator nearby.
Sometimes, general trends for certain types of lawsuits come and go. However, in the world of personal injury, there are several big areas that tend to make up the bulk of personal injury claims. Can you guess what they are?
Insurance "bad faith" legal claims may be more common than you think! In our office, we unfortunately see many instances where insurance companies do not act "in good faith". What this simply means is that insurance companies can't try and find ways to get out of paying or investigating a claim for you. If they do this, they are acting "in bad faith". There are many ways in which an insurance company can be acting in bad faith, but some of the more common ways include:
If you've ever been in an accident, such as a car or bicycle accident, you know how painful and persistent those injuries can be. However, if you also happened to have injured your spine, the lasting damages can be even more severe. What are some of the expenses that occur after you've injured your spine? Take a look below.