Entries by John Haymond

3 Real Life Cases of Injuries at Work

Workplace injuries are a common occurrence. The latest statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) confirm that there were nearly 2.9 million reported nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the most current study. During that same timeframe, there were 5,190 fatal workplace injuries. Most employers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and New York […]

11 Real Life Slip and Fall Case Results

Each year, more than eight (8) million people receive emergency room treatment for injuries sustained from slip-and-fall accidents. For older adults, the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention confirm that slip-and-fall accidents are the #1 cause of unintentional deaths in the U.S. Common injuries sustained from slip-and-fall injuries include traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, spinal […]

3 Real Life Personal Injury Case Results

Simply speaking, you’re entitled to seek compensation for personal injury if you’ve been accidentally hurt or injured by someone else’s negligence or failure to practice reasonable care. While the term “reasonable care” can vary on a case-by-case basis, the overriding rule is that the injury must be proven to be the result of the defendant’s […]

16 Real Life Medical Malpractice Case Results

What are the most common causes of medical malpractice cases? Surgical errors During the more than 234 million surgeries each year in the U.S., there are more than 4,000 preventable errors. Misdiagnosis Each year, 12 million U.S. adults seeking medical care are misdiagnosed. That’s one (1) of every twenty (20) people who visit their doctor. […]

2 Real Life Dog Bite Case Results

Even though they’re “man’s best friend” and bring much joy to our lives, dogs are unpredictable and can bite anyone at any time. Here in the U.S., over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, and about 800,000 of those require medical attention. Dog bites are especially dangerous because, in addition to the […]

22 Car Accident Case Results

From the minor fender benders to the tragic accidents that result in fatalities, car accidents often launch periods filled with confusion and uncertainty due to medical bills, emotional distress and lost wages. However, very few cases involving car accidents go to court. Rather, most are settled out of court for a host of reasons, including […]

Six Real Life Motorcycle Accident Case Results: Florida

Factors play a huge role in valuing settlement offers. Check out what factors tend to drive motorcycle accident settlement values. CASE 1: MOTORCYCLE RIDE CUT SHORT Jimmy was appreciating the scenery of Florida’s beautiful St. Augustine coast on his Harley. The day was warm, and he was enjoying the light breeze. As he approached a […]

2 Real Life Knee Injury Case Results

Aspects that influence knee injury settlement values The most common question for all parties in involved in a knee injury claim is – How much is the claim worth? While it is nearly impossible for any two people to value a claim the same, understanding the factors involved can help the injured party known if […]

18 Real Life Motorcycle Accident Case Results

What factors tend to drive motorcycle accident settlement values? Valuing settlement offers is difficult even for the most experienced attorneys. While are too many uncontrollable factors to allow anyone to apply scientific principles to settlement evaluation, below please find some factors that play a role in settlement totals. Defendant’s negligence – many accidents result in […]