Author Archives: Jay Butchko
What Makes A Violent Crime Foreseeable In Negligent Security Cases?
Personal safety is a priority for everyone, and that includes when we are on someone else’s property. However, not everything that happens on someone else’s property is under our control. For example, if someone with a gun shows up at a grocery store and you happen to be there, there is probably very little… Read More »
5 Types Of Evidence Proving The Other Driver Was Drunk
Following an accident believed to be caused by a drunk driver, it may not always be easy to prove that the other driver was actually under the influence of alcohol. Of course, if the driver is charged with DUI after the accident, it would help prove that they were drunk and establish their fault…. Read More »
Is It Always Your Fault If You Rear-End Someone?
Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents. If you’ve been in a rear-end collision, you may be wondering if it was your fault. While it’s true that rear drivers are more often at fault for these types of collisions, there are some cases where the front driver is to… Read More »
How To Identify Signs Of Negligent Security On Someone Else’s Property?
If you have been injured while visiting someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation. To determine if a person or organization was negligent in providing security, there are certain signs that should be taken into consideration. Our Birmingham premises liability attorneys at Goldasich, Vick & Fulk represent people who have been injured… Read More »
Construction Accident Falls: What To Know
The construction industry is commonly cited as one of the most dangerous areas in which a person can work. Birmingham construction sites pose a variety of risks, and construction workers can suffer debilitating and life-threatening injuries. Much too often, construction workers are killed in preventable accidents on construction sites. Falls are common accidents among… Read More »
How Can I Seek Compensation After A Trucking Accident In Birmingham?
After a serious truck accident happens in the Birmingham area, what can you do in order to seek financial compensation for your injuries? Depending on the circumstances, you may have multiple options that can include filing an insurance claim or filing a truck accident lawsuit against one or more at-fault parties. Our Birmingham trucking… Read More »
Dangerous Toys And Product Liability Lawsuits In Birmingham
It is critical for anyone in Birmingham who is purchasing toys for children to be aware of defects and serious injury risks. While most of us do not often think about the hazards posed by toys, both recalled toys, as well as toys with certain known hazards, can result in serious child injuries. Any… Read More »
What Are The Elements Of A Medical Negligence Claim?
Medical errors that result in patient injuries are devastating. Patients should be able to trust their health care providers with their safety and care, and patients should be able to anticipate that experts in specific medical fields will not make mistakes that will result in debilitating or fatal injuries. Yet medical mistakes do happen,… Read More »
Bed Sores And Nursing Home Negligence: 3 Things To Know
Bed sores are injuries that commonly occur within nursing homes. Although bed sores may not always be an indicator of nursing home abuse or neglect, it is important to know that these injuries frequently result from improper care. When a nursing home fails to provide adequate care to a resident who lacks mobility, bed… Read More »
How Do I Know If I Have A Product Defect Claim?
It can be alarming to learn that a product you own has been recalled and/or caused serious and life-threatening injuries to consumers. If you own a recalled product, or were injured after using a consumer product, how can you know if you have a legitimate product defect claim? The best way to determine if… Read More »