Rising summer temperatures have a lot of families strategizing and struggling to "beat the heat." Is it any wonder, then, that a lot of people turn toward local swimming pools -- whether they're in the neighbor's backyard or open to the community -- as a source of relief?
A lawsuit regarding the wrongful death of a Louisiana cancer victim was summarily dismissed with prejudice. That means the plaintiff is barred from bringing the case again.
There are never any certain outcomes where the law is concerned. There are probabilities, statistics, the "voice of experience" and other factors that you can take into account when you make decisions as a case moves forward -- but the typical layperson needs to rely on their attorney for a lot of guidance.
There are, unfortunately, all sorts of defective products out there on the market. Sometimes, those products end up injuring consumers in enormous ways.
A car accident can leave you battered and bruised for a considerable amount of time -- or living with long-term injuries. When that happens, it's only natural to want to know more about the types of damages you can request.
As regular smoking becomes less acceptable and harder than ever to do in public, e-cigarettes are gaining in popularity like never before.
A brain injury is one of the most devastating types of injuries anyone can suffer -- and most people have no idea exactly how common brain injuries really are.
Parking lots can be dangerous places. You have to worry about cars whose drivers are more focused on finding the perfect parking spot than driving, weather conditions that make the ground dangerous to traverse and criminals who may take advantage of a lot's isolated condition.
Slip-and-fall accidents are vey common -- and can be outright deadly. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), trips, slips and falls account for 15 percent of all accidental deaths. Only car accidents cause more.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill by BP in 2010 was an industrial disaster of epic proportions -- the largest marine oil spill ever recorded. It may have forever altered marine life and changed the biodiversity of the area where it happened.