Tractor Trailer Accident

Some of the worst vehicle accidents involve commercial trucks or tractor trailers. When these massive rigs are operated negligently, they can cause the most devastating injuries. Considering that some tractor trailers are over 30,000 pounds and 55 feet long,...

Can I Make a Counteroffer to the Insurance Company?

Our “Ask Adam” series takes on a simple question that may be on the minds of many folks injured in car accidents: “Can I make a counteroffer to the insurance company?” It usually unfolds like this: You have a car collision that’s not your...

Ask Adam: How to Get the Biggest Settlement or Judgment

In today’s Ask Adam, I address a question that many clients and potential clients ask, and that should be on the minds of anyone who has been injured in an accident that was someone else’s fault: “How can I get the biggest settlement or judgment for my...

Major New FLSA Decision

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in three consolidated cases concerning whether employment agreements can legally bind employees to bring their Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claims to arbitration instead of filing a class-action...

You Need Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Car Insurance

Key Points: If someone else causes an accident, but doesn’t have enough insurance, UM/UIM covers the difference Your own insurance company is on the hook to pay you for your damages On average: 12.5% of drivers do not have insurance One day, you’re just minding your...
Will I Have to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

Will I Have to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

Generally, personal injury settlement proceeds are not taxable if they are received for physical injury. Settlement proceeds received for mental anguish, lost wages, and other harms not related to physical injuries (e.g. employment discrimination claims) are generally...