Archive for February 2023
Recent Electric Car Battery Fires Prompt Concern
Electrical fires continue to plague Tesla, the car manufacturer known for making electric vehicles. Recent fires in January 2023 include a Sacramento incident in which a Tesla car battery spontaneously burst into flames on a Sacramento freeway, requiring 6,000 gallons of water to extinguish and another in Massachusetts that required more than 20,000 gallons of…Read More
Legal Help for Workplace Dump Truck Accidents
Dump truck accidents and injuries are commonly the results of tipping, inadequate training, and overworked drivers. Contact an attorney if you or someone you know suffered a dump truck-related injury. You may be eligible for compensation. Common Dump Truck Accident Injuries According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are nearly 500,000 commercial truck accidents…Read More
Am I Eligible for Construction Workers’ Compensation?
Construction workers are commonly injured as a direct result of carrying out job duties. Common injuries include falls, electrocutions, and entrapments. Injured construction workers may be eligible for workers’ compensation which covers all healthcare related to the sustained injury, travel expenses related to healthcare appointments, and lost wages. Contact an attorney to determine if you…Read More
What to Do After a Slip and Fall on a Debris-Covered Passageway/Walkway
Some of the most common slip and fall injuries include broken bones, concussions, and spinal cord and neck injuries. Debris covering passageways and walkways are trip hazards and commonly cause slip and fall accidents. The elderly are especially vulnerable to slip and fall injuries, the No. 1 cause of injury-related death among older Americans. If…Read More
What Should You Do After a Crane Accident?
Crane accidents are prevalent today and can result in electrocution, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and wrongful death. Negligent practices and equipment malfunction are among the most common causes of crane injuries. Because you may be eligible for compensation, you should reach out to an attorney following a crane accident that resulted in…Read More