May 20, 2021 by BBJ Law

If you have reason to believe an elderly loved one is being neglected or abused by nursing home staff, it’s natural to be enraged. Since holding the facility accountable is going to demand a number of calculated maneuvers, however, it’s imperative that you don’t do anything rash. If it turns out your suspicions are correct, …

Apr 24, 2021 by BBJ Law

When law enforcement personal violate someone’s civil rights, they should be held accountable. At the very least, they should be expected to cover the damages that arise as a result of their wrongdoing. That doesn’t mean, however, that they always do. If you want to hold a government agency liable for infringing on your rights, …

Apr 18, 2021 by BBJ Law

For those facing an overwhelming amount of debt, bankruptcy can provide a much-needed fresh start. Before you can secure a clean slate, though, you’ll have to navigate complex legal proceedings. What many debtors don’t realize is the proceedings essentially start long before they actually file their petition. In the months leading up to the bankruptcy, …

Mar 18, 2021 by BBJ Law

If law enforcement personnel violated your civil rights, you may have grounds for legal action. While filing a claim won’t erase what happened, it could ensure the liable agency is held accountable. It could also yield the funds needed to pick up the pieces in the aftermath. Since such claims are inherently complex—and government entities …

Mar 9, 2021 by BBJ Law

If you’re facing an overwhelming amount of debt, it’s important to remember that you are not alone. From medical bills and student loans to credit card balances and car notes, carrying hefty debts has essentially become a way of life in America. That doesn’t mean, however, that you don’t have options should the debt become …

Mar 4, 2021 by BBJ Law

Since medicine is far from an exact science, recognizing when malpractice has occurred can pose a challenge. Just because a procedure doesn’t go as planned, for example, doesn’t mean the patient is entitled to sue. In order to have grounds for a medical malpractice claim, you must be able to prove the following four elements: …

Feb 26, 2021 by BBJ Law

If your loved one received anything less than quality care from nursing home staff, your family may have grounds for legal action. Although filing a claim won’t undo the neglect or abuse your relative experienced, it may at least yield the money needed to make alternative arrangements for him or her. Let’s take a look …

Feb 22, 2021 by BBJ Law

If you or your child suffered vaccine-related complications, your family may be entitled to compensation. Since vaccine injury claims are inherently complex, though, it’s wise to seek legal counsel before getting started.   To ensure your case will be in good hands from day one, make sure to find an attorney who possesses the following: …

Feb 8, 2021 by BBJ Law

If you suffered serious complications after receiving an immunization, you may be able to file a claim in the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP). This program aims to reimburse patients for injury-related expenses they incur as a result of unanticipated reactions to covered vaccinations. While these claims are similar to traditional personal injury claims …

Feb 4, 2021 by BBJ Law

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) aims to protect both patients and doctors when immunization-related complications arise. A no-fault alternative to traditional tort claims, NVICP claims compensate affected parties for the damages they incur without threatening the vaccination infrastructure that supports herd immunity. Like traditional tort claims, though, NVICP claims must meet certain criteria …