Pedestrians and Accidents

Pedestiran and Vehicle Accidents When people think of a serious car crash, they think of multiple vehicles – perhaps with the driver and passengers suffering injuries on both sides of the collision. However, few people understand how common accidents are between vehicles and pedestrians. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 4,000…

Michael Wierzbicki Named Member of National Association of Distinguished Council

Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates Partner Named Member of National Association of Distinguished Council Michael T. Wierzbicki, of Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Ltd., has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.  NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards…

Taking the Necessary Precautions Following an Injury

A Brief Insight into Handling Personal Injury Claims If you have been injured due to the negligent or ‘careless’ behavior of another person, then you may be able to recover compensation in a civil lawsuit. The at-fault party may be liable for lost wages, medical expenses and/or pain and suffering. Many factors influence the final…

Treatment and Prognosis of Spinal Cord Injuries

Car accident injuries can take many forms, and some are more serious than others. Spinal cord injuries are among the most complex and debilitating aftereffects of car crashes, and treatment can be costly and span over many years. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, spinal cord injuries are common across the United…

7 Common Types of Slip and Fall Accidents

Nobody wants to accept liability when people slip, fall and injure themselves, but if the accident was the result of another person’s negligence, then victims may be entitled to compensation. Falls are the main cause of injury-related hospitalizations, and many people – especially the elderly – suffer significant injuries including death because of these accidents….