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 …

Jan 22, 2021 by BBJ Law

Like other medical procedures, immunizations have the potential to cause negative side effects. While most complications are both mild and temporary, a small percentage of people end up experiencing serious issues, like severe allergic reactions. To mitigate lawsuits against health care providers and pharmaceutical companies, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) was founded in …

Jan 17, 2021 by BBJ Law

With so much at stake, it’s wise to hire a seasoned lawyer before proceeding with a civil rights claim. Chances are you’ve never needed a civil rights attorney, though, and you’re unsure how to go about finding someone who’s equipped to take your case. Generally speaking, the best way to determine if you’ve found a …