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Who is Liable for Injuries That Happen at Fall Fairs Across the State?

Fall fairs are a family-friendly, all-American institution each year. Unfortunately, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USPC) reports that nearly 31,000 people were injured by amusement park attractions in 2016 alone, with an average of 30,000 injuries sustained from these types of events each year. At this year’s Iowa State Fair in August, for instance, the popular giant slide…

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Injured in Police Custody – What Are Your Rights?

Law enforcement officers are sworn to defend and protect people. This duty extends to those in custody or suspected of wrongdoing. Violating the civil rights of those in custody is considered police misconduct.  What Are Your Rights if You Are Injured in Police Custody? Every citizen is entitled to their civil rights. Being injured in police custody should never happen.…

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Vape Pen Explosion Injury – What Happens Next?

William Brown of Texas was just one of a number of individuals who have died using vape pens. After taking the device in to get it looked at, the battery exploded. This has been identified as a trend in the United States, with 196 vape pen explosions and fire incidents between 2009 and 2016. In the case of William Brown,…

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Injured by an Amazon Delivery Driver – Who Pays?

On a busy Georgia interstate, Ans Rana rode in the backseat of his brother’s Tesla. His father sat in the passenger seat. Brake lights littered the traffic in their lane as they slowed to go around a stalled car ahead. A blue blur flashed through the back window. An Amazon delivery van smashed into the Model S from behind. On…

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Understanding Iowa’s Dog Bite Laws After an Attack

Last August in Des Moines, a couple strolled down the street, surrounded by throngs of people, heading to the Iowa State Fair. When they reached East 27th Street and Grand Avenue, a pair of pit bulls launched from a yard and attacked the woman.  The two dogs growled and tore into her face, her torso, her thighs. Her boyfriend and…

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What are Pain and Suffering Damages After a Spinal Cord Injury?

There are a plethora of different types of injuries that happen to everyday citizens on a regular basis. Although unfortunate, the reality of modern living means that with the luxury of cars, futuristic technology, a wide range of career options, and more, comes inherent risks. This extends to one of the most extreme and dangerous types of injuries out there…

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Is there a time limit for reporting an accident at work?

“Hot enough for you?” is a common question asked among coworkers when the warm weather arrives. If you live where temperatures soar in the summer, you might have a day or two where you really feel the heat. But what if it’s not just a case of being a little warm? What if it’s closer to heat stress or heat…

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