Christine Harris

What Happens When A Lien Is Placed On Your Truck Accident Settlement

When you are involved in a car accident involving a commercial truck and you have medical bills to pay, you might not be able to pay them right away until your personal injury case has been resolved. When this occurs, and you eventually receive a settlement, a lien might be placed on your settlement by the medical provider. If this occurs, you might wonder how this might affect your settlement. Read More 

Why It Can Be So Difficult To Apply For Social Security Disability

Filing for Social Security Disability benefits can be very difficult to do on your own. You will often need help from a SSDI attorney if you want to avoid making mistakes and if you simply want to make your life easier.  Methods Available for Filing for Social Security The good news is that you have options available when filing for benefits. In the past, you would only be able to file for SSDI benefits in person at an office or over the phone. Read More 

3 Reasons You May Incur More Personal Damages When Colliding With A Semi

Each time you get behind the wheel of your personal vehicle, you are sharing the roadway with large commercial vehicles. Semi trucks play an important role in helping to deliver consumer goods to retail locations across the country. Driving on the same roads as semi trucks requires careful concentration and attention to detail. Any accidents that involve a semi truck have the potential to cause more damage to both you and your car than an accident involving another passenger vehicle. Read More 

Counting On Expert Witnesses At Your Personal Injury Trial

When a car accident leaves you hurt and out of work, you might have no choice but to take legal action against the at-fault driver. Doing so will mean you and your attorney will need to assemble a strong case that proves both the other driver's culpability and your damages. Expert witnesses can provide you with strong and convincing testimony and educated opinions about all aspects of a personal injury case. Read More 

Pharmacists And Medical Negligence: Important Information For Patients And Families

Most people think of medical negligence in terms of a hospital or doctor's failure to conform to community standards of appropriate care -- but what about your pharmacist's obligation?  Pharmacists are also medical providers, even though most people don't think of them as such. They actually have extensive medical training and are held to a high standard of care in order to obtain their position behind that pharmacy counter. And, just like any other medical provider, they can also be held liable when they commit an act of negligence that harms their patients. Read More