The loss of companionship, or consortium, is often a part of serious injury claims or wrongful death cases. Aside from the obvious economic losses caused to a family after someone in the household is seriously injured or killed by someone's negligence, there are often other, even more devastating, emotional losses as well.
Actor Bill Paxton, who is famed for his roles in "Aliens," "Titanic" and other notable films, died a few days after having heart surgery at the tender age of 61 -- and his family believes the death was needless.
If your elderly parents were in a senior care facility that was directly in the path of a wildfire, you'd probably expect the staff to hasten everyone out of there.
California, like much of the nation, has a drug problem.
The National Safety Council (NSC) considers accidental injuries inside homes to be one of the most dangerous obstacles people face in life. Statistically, one person is injured in a home accident every four seconds -- and a death will occur roughly once per 16 minutes!
Sometimes it can be difficult to determine exactly who is to blame for an accident.
Not many people actually understand what a wrongful death claim is -- and even fewer understand how they work.
There is a freedom that comes with riding a motorcycle that is hard to describe. With this freedom, comes a certain amount of control that is necessary to stay safe while operating a bike. This control, along with a basic understanding of the common causes of motorcycle accidents, can help reduce the risk of a crash.