Slip and Fall: What constitutes negligence?

We’ve all done it. One minute you’re walking along, then – bam! – you slip or trip and find yourself on the floor. Slip and fall accidents have a self-explanatory name, but they often result in a more complicated legal case than one would expect. If you’ve been injured on another person’s property or own […]

Marcus Fernandez

November 8, 2016

Premises Liability Law: Determining who’s at fault

Few people realize that there are guidelines the court goes by to determine if a property owner is liable for an injury sustained while a person was on their property. A case is not won or lost simply because a person was injured. Other factors must be proven before a liability suit can be won. […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall,

September 20, 2016

What To Do When You Are Arrested

Getting arrested is a stressful and upsetting situation, but it’s very important to not let that affect your judgment. The wrong reaction can take away possible defenses or lead to additional charges. To protect your rights, do these six things if you are arrested. 1. Be polite. If you’re taken into custody, it’s only natural […]

Leon McIntosh

criminal law,

September 6, 2016

Sports Injuries: What to do if your child is hurt

Soon after the first school bell rings, you will hear the familiar sound of coaches’ whistles coming from the courts and fields of our schools. 30 million children and teens participate in organized sports. While that number is impressive, sadly 3.5 million sports injuries sideline these participants each year. Before your child takes the field […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Safety,

August 22, 2016

Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who is at Fault?

Auto emergency braking. Air bags. Electronic stability control. Car manufacturers continue to develop ways to ensure that both car drivers and passengers remain safe in the case of an accident. One of the latest innovations in vehicle technology is the creation of a self-driving car. With a computer manning the wheel, the possibility of human […]

Marcus Fernandez

Auto Accident, automobile accident, car Accident, car crash, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death,

August 9, 2016

No Lifeguard on Duty: Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

The sun is shining, the weather is perfect, and the pool is ready for guests. But as a homeowner, are you? Before you or your guests dive in, it’s important to make sure that your home meets pool safety guidelines to better protect guests and help prevent uninvited visitors. Conversely, those involved in a pool accident […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death,

July 12, 2016

Your Personal Injury Questions Answered

Accidents, especially those involving personal injury, can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. Navigating your way through the legalities of it all should be the least of your concerns. To help, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked personal injury questions. Read through each answer and feel free to comment below, or reach out with […]

Leon McIntosh

FAQ, Personal Injury,

June 8, 2016

From Trail to Traffic: Road Cycling Safety

Many people never graduate to fully fledged cyclist because they’re too nervous about cycling on the road. Concerned with cycling safety, they prefer to stick to the sidewalk or trail for their journey, seeing these as the safer options. But while you may have less chance of colliding with a motor vehicle when riding on […]

Marcus Fernandez

bicycle accidents, bike accidents,

May 10, 2016

What to Do When Faced with a Wrong Way Driver

It’s an instance where you only have seconds to react. Faced with the bright lights of a vehicle as it approaches you, you are witnessing a wrong way driver in action. It’s an unfortunate situation that has become increasingly prevalent trend in recent years. The National Transportation Safety Board estimates that an average of 350 people die […]

Marcus Fernandez

Auto Accident, automobile accident, car Accident, car crash, Wrong Way, Wrong Way Driving,

April 14, 2016

Superfoods that Fight Stress

Stress. That word alone can make your pulse quicken and palms sweat, and adding a major stress-inducing event like an accident can send you reeling faster than you can say, “chocolate cake.” Turning to comfort food may seem like the obvious answer, but when it comes to combating stress levels, some foods can actually help […]

Marcus Fernandez

March 28, 2016