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Deaths Caused by IKEA Toppled Dressers

Toppled Dressers Can Cause Serious Injury or Death

In early January 2017, a Utah mother posted a video of her 2-year old twins which, as they say, “went viral.” The toddlers were climbing on the six-drawer IKEA dresser in their bedroom when it toppled over on them, trapping one twin, Brock, under the dresser. The surveillance video the family had installed in the […]

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Social Media and Personal Injury Cases

Social media and personal injury

In early 2014, a Utah man received national news media attention after he posted a video of himself and another man pushing over a huge rock that was part of a larger rock formation at Goblin State Park in Utah. After the successful rock push, the men were shown high-fiving each other and jumping up […]

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Construction Zone Crashes: Who is Liable?

Construction zones and accidents, who is responsible?

Earlier this year, two fatal car accidents occurred in the same month in the same construction zone on the Jane Addams (Illinois I-90) Tollway. Ironically, one of the tragic collisions happened during National Work Zone Awareness Week.In the first accident, one person was killed and six people were injured when their limousine driver hit a […]

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State Farm Verdict: Fraudulent Claims Handling

Hurricane Katrina, State Farm Insurance

In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina, “one of the deadliest hurricanes to ever hit the United States” wrought devastation upon the Gulf Coast. It caused approximately $108 billion in damages and killed 1,833 people. The Coast Guard rescued more than 34,000 people from the floodwaters. Winds blew to speeds of up to 140 miles per hour. […]

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Liability Injuries Caused by Rideshare Service Drivers

Rideshare and Injuries

Injuries caused by an Uber, Lyft or Sidecar driver is the responsibility of the company, the driver and their insurance companies, right?  You simply want to be covered for your injuries. It appears, however, that the ridesharing companies and their drivers have been in disputes with their insurance companies. Predictably, it is the insurance companies […]

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Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits

Life insurance claims uncollected

Nothing can really compare with the grief caused by the death of a loved one. For some survivors, the loss triggers an set of practical financial problems. They worry about how bills will get paid. Will they lose their home or have to move to a smaller, less expensive place? What about the children and […]

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