Personal Injury Facts and Stories | Goodwin & Scieszka

Every job, regardless of industry or environment, comes with its own sets of occupational hazards. Even a seemingly mundane office setting can be full of hazards ranging from heavy boxes to carpal tunnel syndrome. However, some jobs are inherently riskier than others, even when proper steps are taken to keep workers safe. Not only do

We all need all need a source of income to be able to get by in the world. If you’re dealing with an illness, injury, or disability that makes it impossible for you to work, one option to help get the money you need to cover your day-to-day expenses is by applying for SSDI benefits

In March 2015, Steve Esmond, his wife Theresa, and their teenage sons Ryan and Sean traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the vacation of a lifetime. The family had booked their accommodations at a luxurious condo in a resort in St. John. Their vacation suddenly turned from a dream to a nightmare when the

With national outrage still going strong over the water crisis in Flint, one thing millions of people want to know is what’s going to be done to help those who have been injured by drinking the city’s lead-contaminated water. Tens of thousands of Flint residents were stuck with drinking water that contained dangerous levels of

In April 2012, Michigan motorcyclists saw a big change in laws regarding helmet usage. For 35 years before then, Michigan law mandated that all motorcyclists and passengers wear helmets while riding a motorcycle. But on April 12, 2012, that law was repealed and now motorcyclists are no longer required to wear a helmet if they’re

Slip and fall accidents can easily happen to anybody. It’s estimated that a million people are involved in slip and fall accidents every year. While many people involved in these accidents can get right back up again, others aren’t so lucky. Sometimes, these falls lead to serious spinal cord and brain injuries that leave people

Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) receives thousands complaints about unsafe workplaces. They work hard to protect workers in a wide variety of industries from being forced to work in circumstances that could put their lives and personal safety in jeopardy. But with so many different industries and working conditions being considered,

James R. Hausman had been enjoying a leisurely cruise on board the M/S/ Amsterdam, owned by Holland America Lines (HAL), in November 2011 when his trip suddenly took a turn for the worse after he was rammed by an automatic sliding glass door, injuring him. He sued the cruise line for his injuries and his

Jonathan Reser from Wichita has recently stated that he and his family are lucky to be alive after his e-cigarette exploded. Reser’s fiancé encouraged him to stop smoking cigarettes, and he believed that e-cigarettes would be a great alternative. Instead, Reser ended up with a burned hand. Reser says that he read the manufacturer’s instructions

Owners of property need to be responsible with certain aspects of their building and land in order to ensure that everyone who sets foot on the property is as safe as possible. However, accidents happen and the chances of these accidents occurring can be increased by negligent landlords. If you or one of your visitors

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