Our firm specializes in boiler explosion cases. Industrial boilers come in a variety of sizes; from around 10 feet up to massive boilers several stories large. And while boilers, under all states laws, must be subjected to rigorous testing and inspections to ensure their continued safety, boiler explosions are quite common and illustrate why such… Read More
Pedestrian Safety Tips
Posted By Karsman, McKenzie & Hart || 5-Jan-2017 Both drivers and pedestrians have a responsibility of keeping our roads safe by being cautious drivers and smart pedestrians. Far too often, we have seen tragic accidents that could have been prevented if better safety precautions were taken. The next time you are out on the streets,… Read More
Common Industrial Accidents
Workers in the industrial industry are considered to be at the highest risk for accidents and personal injury. Because there are many hazards on construction sites, at power plants, and within oil refineries and other industrial sites, workers face that risk every day. The construction industry alone is responsible for 20% of workplace fatalities according… Read More
How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take?
Posted By Karsman, McKenzie & Hart || 6-Dec-2016 One of the most common questions we hear from our clients is about how long a personal injury lawsuit will take. We represent personal injury cases of all types and each one is unique. It is impossible to predict the exact amount of time your personal injury… Read More
Catastrophic Injury: When an Accident Affects the Rest of Your Life
While any injury can be distressing, those which result in life-changing disability can be particularly devastating. Known throughout the legal profession as “catastrophic injuries,” these injuries are so serious in nature that their effects leave the victim permanently damaged and unable to perform gainful work. Is There a Legal Definition of Catastrophic Injuries? No. While… Read More
Will I Have to Go to Court for Personal Injury?
Posted By Karsman, McKenzie & Hart || 25-Oct-2016 One of the reasons why many people shy away from filing a personal injury claim after being in an accident caused by another party is that they do not want to have to deal with the hassle of courtroom litigation. This is one of the most widespread… Read More
I’ve Been Injured on Someone Else’s Property – What Now?
Posted By Karsman, McKenzie & Hart || 11-Oct-2016 Have you or someone you know been injured while visiting someone else’s property? Whether it be the result of a slippery floor, inadequate building security, an unrestrained animal, or some other dangerous condition, you may have grounds to take legal action against the owner or manager of… Read More
Beware of Exploding Vaporizers and E-Cigarettes
E-cigarettes and handheld vaporizers have grown in popularity in recent years as an alternative to cigarettes. These small, battery-powered devices produce a heated nicotine vapor from a flavored solution, allowing individuals to mimic the sensation of smoking. While the jury is still out on whether or not “vaping” is healthier than cigarettes, vaping enthusiasts should… Read More
How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?
Posted By Karsman, McKenzie & Hart || 10-Aug-2016 A key step in the process of filing a personal injury claim is determining what range of damages you may be entitled to recover. Depending on the severity of your injuries and the extent of your losses, you may be entitled to recover far more than you… Read More
Car Accident Liability: Proving Fault After a Crash
After you are struck by a negligent driver, you may know that you were not to blame for the car accident, but how can you prove that to anyone else? In particular, how can you tell your insurance company with confidence that no liability should fall on your shoulders? The question may be simple but… Read More