Author: Sam Mirejovsky

drunk driver about to cause an accident

Experiencing a car accident isn’t ordinary for you. However, you may think ordinarily after an accident you exchange information with the other driver. But when you discover the other driver appears drunk, you may wonder how that changes your case. How do you pursue a claim against a drunk driver?…

Escola V. Coca Cola Bottling Company

In 1944 The Supreme Court of California issued a landmark opinion in the case of Escola v. Coca-Cola Bottling Company. The case presented facts and legal questions that remain relevant to personal injury law today. The Case While stocking glass bottles of Coca-Cola in the refrigerator at a restaurant she…

How to Stay Safe over Labor Day Weekend Labor Day is a holiday that honors the American labor movement and the contributions of workers to the well-being of our country. The three-day weekend was first recognized as a federal holiday in 1894 and continues a tradition of celebrations marking the…

mcdonalds coffee fire

History has a habit of repeating itself. It is said that the first occurrence of an event is a tragedy and its second is a farce. But an exception to this rule comes from lawsuits against McDonald’s for hot coffee spills. The media has always publicized these cases as absurd….

telemedicine

The coronavirus pandemic has interrupted our normal lives. Social distancing orders and fear of contracting COVID-19 may keep you from going to the hospital or your doctor’s office. If you were injured in an accident, “normal” is not something you feel anymore. But you still deserve a full recovery, so…

mcdonalds hot coffee

Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants: The Burn Heard ‘Round the World Last month marked the 25th anniversary of the landmark injury case Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants. Sometimes deemed frivolous (and memorably parodied on Seinfeld), the case is really about holding powerful corporations accountable for their bad practices. What Happened in Liebeck…

pool accident

We know pools can be dangerous. You are likely cautious about a slip and fall, head injury, and of course drowning, because those are the obvious dangers with pools. However, the injuries five-year-old Valerie Lakey experienced at a neighborhood pool were so shocking, they warned a nation. An investigation by…

RV accident

Recreational vehicles are popular and a common sight on the road. Driving an RV for road trips and camping is an American pastime enjoyed by millennials and baby boomers alike. 40 million Americans go RV camping per year with almost 9 million owning their own rig. While RV sales have…