Category: Perenich Law Injury Attorneys Blog
In this May 6, 2010 photo released by the U.S. Navy, oil is seen from an aerial view at the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off the coast of Mobile, Ala. Photo: U.S. Navy, Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael B. Watkins / AP The recent events that have unfolded in the Gulf of Mexico regarding the British Petroleum (BP) Oil[...]
The White House announced yesterday that it was raising the caps of liable damages that British Petroleum (BP) will be responsible in the wake of the BP Oil Leak in the Gulf of Mexico. After the 1989 incident of the Exxon Valdez, legislation was passed to hold oil companies responsible for the damage and clean up costs, but the legislation[...]
Auto Insurance Advice That Will Protect You and Save You Money
At Perenich Law Injury Attorneys, we often deal with car-accident claims that are exacerbated by lapses in insurance. Here are a few tips that we and Jonathan Berr at WalletPop.com have put together to help you cover yourself and save money: Protect yourself with Uninsured Motorist coverage to cover yourself when someone else is at fault. Many of our cases here at Perenich Law[...]
The giant corporation failed to pay various wage claims that were due to workers who had left the company. Karen Gullo of Bloomberg.com has this report: The former workers claimed that, after they left the company, Wal-Mart didn’t pay them their holiday or overtime wages or failed to pay the earnings within the time specified by state law, according to a[...]
Faulty “Fail-Safe” Responsible for Continuing Gushing in Gulf Oil Leak
A defective critical fail-safe is now being pointed to as one of the major reasons the Gulf Oil Leak gushing from the underground well has not been stopped. has more details of these shortcomings: The blowout preventer was supposed to be the last line of defense against the type of spill spreading across the Gulf of Mexico. [Rep. Bart][...]
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. They are everywhere. You can hardly go anywhere online without stumbling upon the little icons that have found their way into all things web. Some cannot even eat breakfast without snapping a photo and uploading it for everyone else’s visual consumption. Unfortunately for some, these seemingly harmless updates can have far reaching unintended negative consequences. From[...]
The 3 Essential Ingredients in a Personal Injury Case
The 3 Essential Ingredients in a Personal Injury Case That Your Attorney Probably Isn’t Telling You About In the 23 years I have been practicing law, I have seen all types of injury claims – head on car crashes, slip and fall accidents and medical malpractice, just to name a few. Without exception, each of these claims is considered from[...]
You’re driving down the road, careful not to get too close to another vehicle, when suddenly someone slams into you. Maybe you were rear-ended, maybe you were T-boned. But regardless of how someone hit you, you’re suffering serious injuries as a result—injuries that left you in pain and prevent you from returning to work. What can you do?
If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence—whether it be in a car accident, slip-and-fall, or any other personal injury case—you can usually pursue compensation from the at-fault party’s insurance company. This is called a third-party claim.
Five Facts You Should Know About Motorcycle Accidents
When approaching an intersection, always watch for vehicles that might pull out from a driveway or side street. Vehicles might turn in front of you, so watch for that as well. Intersections are particularly dangerous because parked vehicles, buildings, overhanging tree branches, or shrubbery may limit your vision. Because of these obstructions, you might never see a vehicle approaching you[...]