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Honest Labor Deserves Its Day of Rest

Honest Labor Deserves Its Day of Rest

Every year, American workers enjoy a legal holiday known as Labor Day, but many don’t know the details of its origin. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, agriculture was the primary occupation for the majority of people around the world. And the associated hard physical labor wasn’t only a man’s job.    Women regularly handled a number of physically demanding tasks,…

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Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases Hard to Prove?

Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases Hard to Prove?

Victims of any type of negligence, including that involving medical malpractice, have a right to compensation for their injuries and related suffering. Medical malpractice attorneys, like Kathryn Burmeister, work to win compensation for their clients via personal injury cases. While no personal injury case is an “open and shut” case, medical malpractice cases represent the most difficult to prove.   …

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7 Most Common Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

7 Most Common Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Most people trust their doctors to diagnose and care for them with competence and compassion. It’s your doctor’s responsibility to affirm this trust by providing you with the best available care, treatments, and interventions available. But, sometimes, things can go terribly wrong and you end up seriously injured as a result.    According to the BMJ, medical errors represent the…

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Trucking Accidents: What Trucking Companies Hope You Don’t Know

Trucking Accidents: What Trucking Companies Hope You Don’t Know

  Why are commercial trucking accidents so dangerous when they involve a personal automobile? Eighteen-wheelers, driven by commercial truck drivers, are significantly bigger than your car. Because of this massive size differential, when your vehicle collides with a commercial truck, the potential injuries are more likely to be long-term and devastating.  If you’ve been injured in an accident with one…

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How Burmeister Law Proves Truck Driver Negligence

How Burmeister Law Proves Truck Driver Negligence

  Many people injured in an accident involving a commercial truck firmly believe the truck driver was at fault, but don’t know how to prove it. Burmeister Law does know how to prove truck driver negligence.  Commercial trucking companies and their professional drivers, along with their insurance carriers, commonly avoid admitting fault for a collision and will even go so…

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Study: New Car Safety Features Promote Careless Driving

Study: New Car Safety Features Promote Careless Driving

Drivers unaware of actual limitations of safety systems Many new automobiles sold in the US now feature new safety systems designed to prevent accidents by monitoring road conditions and making small automatic adjustments. But could these advanced systems actually cause more accidents? A recent study conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA) indicates that automated safety technology in new vehicles…

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Long-Term Financial Impact of Brain Injury

Long-Term Financial Impact of Brain Injury

Help for your financial burden In addition to the ongoing mental and physical suffering experienced by a person with a traumatic brain injury, there’s also a significant financial impact on the survivor’s family. The injured person’s loved ones must pay for the immediate medical care after the accident, which often causes financial struggles for the family right away. These financial…

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4 Things About a Brain Injury Lawsuit

4 Things About a Brain Injury Lawsuit

  What you need to know Should you talk with an attorney about filing a brain injury lawsuit? There’s not an easy ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer. A traumatic brain injury impacts not only the injured person but also his or her family. Costs associated with brain injuries include initial medical care, in-patient rehabilitation, out-patient rehabilitation, neuropsychological treatment, lost wages, lost…

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Steps to Take About Elder Abuse Before Filing

Steps to Take About Elder Abuse Before Filing

If you suspect your elderly loved one has been abused by a caretaker, family member, or friend, consider contacting an attorney with knowledge and experience in elder law. Elder abuse lawyer, Kathryn Burmeister, advises doing this immediately so you’ll have expert help with the reporting process. She says this will ensure your senior loved one’s rights and give you legal…

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When Should You Sue Over a Dog Bite?

When Should You Sue Over a Dog Bite?

It’s early evening, you’re walking your dog when, suddenly, another dog appears out of nowhere and attacks your beloved pet and bites you. This scenario is more common than you might think. Dogs make great life companions and this world would be bleak, indeed, without them. But, sometimes they bite as in the above example. Not only would you be…

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