Shlesinger & deVilleneuve | Holding Property Owners Liable for Winter Slip and Falls

Holding Property Owners Liable for Winter Slip and Falls   Winter weather is here, and with it comes plenty of hazardous conditions. Icy sidewalks and piles of snow can make walking more dangerous, and slip-and-fall injuries are common this time of year. Property and business owners are responsible for keeping their premises safe and hazard-free. […]

Shlesinger & deVilleneuve | Proving Lost Income and Earning Capacity

Proving Lost Income and Earning Capacity   You’re under a lot of stress physically, emotionally, and financially when you’ve been injured. The situation can be even more upsetting when your pain and loss resulting from another person’s negligent actions. You must recover lost income from this situation.   Whether your injury resulted from a car […]

What Do Personal Injury Attorneys Charge

If you are thinking of hiring a personal injury lawyer, one of your first questions is probably “How much is this going to cost?” If that’s the case, you are not alone. Many people wonder whether the amount that they will have to pay justifies hiring an attorney at all. The simple answer to that […]

How Much Should My Injury Settlement Be?

If you are the innocent victim as a result of the negligence of another, you may very well be legally entitled to make a claim for a money settlement. The magic question that is asked so often is: How much should my settlement be? What you need to know right away is that the process […]

Proving Injuries in Car Accident Cases

Being able to successfully pursue your car accident case means being able to prove the full extent of your injuries. This may sound simple enough, but unfortunately, when dealing with car insurance companies, nothing is that simple. That is why it is important not to delay getting treatment immediately following the car accident or have […]

Do I Have A Case?

This is one of the most common questions that we receive. It is our expertise and our pleasure to talk with you about the details of your situation and to give you an answer. There is no cost for you to talk with one of our experienced trial attorneys who can answer this question. There […]

Am I Eligible for SSDI?

One of the first questions that come to mind when thinking about social security disability income is, “what injuries or illnesses make a person eligible for benefits”? The answer to this question is two-fold. On the one hand, there is a publication called the social security blue book that lists most of the qualifying injuries […]

Is The Value of My Car Accident Case 3 Xs The Medical Bills

The logic behind this mathematical equation and overall concept is intrinsically flawed.  If this was a true representation of how insurance companies calculated settlement offers victims would be always incentivized to obtain as much medical treatment, even when it is not medically necessary.  Victims would also be encouraged not to return to work to further […]

Questions About Loss Of Income Due To A Car Accident

Jodi, a single mother, left home at 7:30 in the morning to drop her five-year old at daycare.  After a kiss goodbye, she again got on the road headed to work as independent hair stylist.  While stopped in traffic, Jodi was rear-ended by a young driver who failed to realize traffic in front of him had stopped.  He […]

Why Do They Get Benefits And I Don’t?

Even though there are rules to follow, the SSA is full of human beings interpreting the rules.  We all know that people are subjective.  One person at the SSA looking at your claim might feel differently than the next person.  One person’s claim might get the seal of approval quickly and without much scrutiny, while […]