What’s The Legal Difference Between Fatal and Non-Fatal Drowning Incidents?

The key difference between a fatal and non-fatal drowning accident is the outcome of the accident. A fatal drowning accident involves the death of the victim, and a non-fatal drowning results in the victim surviving the incident. However, from a legal standpoint, there are several important differences between these two types of accidents. In a fatal drowning accident, the victim's family... read more?

What injuries are common with drowning?

As a lawyer who has dealt with cases of drowning accidents, it is important to note that drowning can result in a wide range of injuries, some of which can be very severe. The most common injuries associated with drowning accidents include: Brain damage: The lack of oxygen to the brain during drowning can lead to brain damage, which can result in long-term disabilities. Those disabilities... read more?

Should I Hire a Slip or Trip Lawyer?

Possibly. It’s easy to blame yourself for a slip and fall accident, but it may be due to the negligence of others. The dedicated attorneys at The Ruth Law Team have the knowledge and experience to determine whether you have a case. We can help you fight for fast and fair compensation, so you can focus on your recovery. ... read more?

What’s the Cost to Hire a Slip Attorney?

When you choose The Ruth Law Team to represent you, you won’t pay us a dime out of pocket. We know how stressful it is when you’re trying to recover from an injury, especially if you’re unable to work. That’s why we work on a contingency fee basis. If we reach a settlement on your behalf, our fee is a percentage of the package. If we don’t recover compensation for you, we don’t get... read more?

What Should I Do After a Slip, Trip, or Fall incident?

After any accident that leaves you injured, the first thing you should do is seek medical care. If possible, you’ll want to gather some information at the scene, including photos of the area and contact information for workers and witnesses. Look around to see what caused your fall. Is there liquid on the ground? Poor lighting? A hazard in the walkway? Take photos or ask someone to take photos... read more?

Will a Slip and Fall Lawyer Take My Case to Trial?

At The Ruth Law Team, we have two main goals: To make your life easier and to get you fair compensation as quickly as possible. This is why we always try to reach a settlement out of court. However, we know that some insurance companies will do anything to deny payment on a claim, so we always prepare a strong case to go to trial, if necessary. ... read more?

Has The Ruth Law Team Tried Slip and Fall Cases Like Mine Before?

When you’re injured in a slip and fall accident, you need to know that your legal team is capable of fighting for justice on every front. The talented professionals at The Ruth Law Team have over 40 years of experience in handling cases like yours, both outside of the courtroom and at trial. ... read more?

What Type of Compensation Can I Seek in a Slip and Trip Accident?

In any personal injury lawsuit, you can seek both economic damages (tangible costs) and non-economic damages (for intangible loss). In some states, these may also be referred to as special damages and general damages, and they could include things like: Medical costs, including rehabilitation and future medical billsLoss of wagesLoss of earning potentialPain and sufferingLoss of... read more?

Why Should I Choose The Ruth Law Team as My Trip or Slip Lawyer?

At The Ruth Law Team, we are passionate about justice, and we go out of our way to seek maximum compensation on your behalf, reducing your stress in the process. For your convenience, we come to you wherever you are – at home, in the hospital, or elsewhere – and we never charge you a dime out-of-pocket for our comprehensive legal services. Your expert slip attorney may even be able to... read more?

Should I Hire a Dog Bite Lawyer?

Yes! If you’ve been bitten or attacked by a dog and sustained a serious injury, it’s best to contact the qualified attorneys at The Ruth Law Team as soon as possible so we can start gathering evidence and reviewing your case. The sooner we begin, the faster we can start working to get a settlement to pay medical expenses and move on with your life. ... read more?

Can I Afford a Dog Attack Attorney?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand how traumatic a dog attack can be, especially when you’re dealing with the added stress of medical bills. Our goal is always to make your life easier. That starts by offering our legal services on a contingency fee basis. We won’t see a dime unless and until we secure a settlement, so if you don’t get paid, we won’t get paid. ... read more?

What Steps Should I Take Following a Dog Attack?

The first thing you should do after a dog attack is to seek medical attention. If possible, you should also speak with authorities while the incident is fresh in your memory, so you can document the attack in a police report. You should also collect contact information for the dog owner and any witnesses at the scene. Ask someone else to do it for you if you’re unable to do so because of your... read more?

Will My Dog Bite & Attack Case Go to Trial?

Although we try hard to secure a settlement as quickly as possible, there are going to be times in which insurance providers simply won’t negotiate a fair settlement. We always prepare to take a case to trial to fight for maximum compensation, if necessary. ... read more?

Has The Ruth Law Team Tried Dog Bite Cases in Court?

We have over 40 years of experience negotiating cases like yours, both outside the courtroom and at trial. We’ll do whatever it takes to help you secure the compensation you need to pay your medical bills and move forward. ... read more?

What Damages Could I Recover in a Dog Attack Settlement?

While some states have “one-bite” laws that alleviate liability for owners of dogs who have not attacked before, Florida and Minnesota are strict liability states, which means that owners are liable for any attack that occurs in public or in a private space where the injured party has been lawfully admitted. Georgia has a modified one-bite law pertaining to “vicious or dangerous”... read more?