Does a Release of Liability Waiver Have Limits?

Contrary to what many people believe, a release of liability waiver has limits. It protects a business or property owner only under certain conditions. You may be asked to sign a waiver of liability at a gym, theme park, or sporting event. But you’re only waiving the right to sue for harm sustained by circumstances […]

How Does Assumption of Risk Affect My Personal Injury Settlement?

Assumption of risk may or may not prevent you from receiving a personal injury settlement. Your rights can vary depending on the circumstances and state laws, even if you signed a waiver or participated in an activity with inherent dangers. Signing a release form doesn’t permanently relieve the defendant of liability. At The Law Offices […]

When Do I Need a Catastrophic Injury Lawyer?

When you need an experienced lawyer, you can count on The Law Offices of Jacob Emrani for high-quality representation. We can help recover compensation for medical bills, lost income, and loss of consortium as well as other losses. Some injury claims involve more significant and costly losses than others. For the most serious accidents, you’ll […]

What Does Whiplash Feel Like and When Should I Get Medical Treatment?

Whiplash is a term often associated with car accidents. It can occur after a fall, assault, or sports accident as well. But regardless of how common the term is, many people don’t know what it’s like (the symptoms, severity, and impact on daily life vary from person to person). We’ll now answer the question, “What […]

Are Bouncers Allowed to Touch You?

Bars, clubs, and other establishments hire individuals to provide security services. But there’s a limit to the measures they can take. Unnecessary force, restraint, or detention are illegal. Nonetheless, in certain situations, you may wonder how far is too far. We’ll look at the legal limitations to answer the question, “Are bouncers allowed to touch […]

What Does Implied Assumption of Risk Mean?

People sometimes participate in activities they know are dangerous. For example, contact sports, skydiving, rock climbing, and riding a roller coaster have inherent risks. In law, “assumption of risk” is a concept that applies when someone is hurt by participating in such an activity. This can prevent them from holding another party accountable and pursuing […]

Slip and Fall Deposition Questions a Defendant’s Lawyer Might Ask

A deposition is a face-to-face meeting with the defense’s legal team. You’ll be asked questions, under oath, about your personal injury and how your slip and fall happened (and likely recorded or videotaped). This is for the defense to determine what your claims are about. They’ll also use the opportunity to assess the strength of […]

What Are Extenuating Circumstances?

Extenuating circumstances is a legal term that may be used in criminal or personal injury cases. Combining the Latin words “ex” and “tenuis”, extenuating basically means that a punishable action becomes forgivable. In some instances, the wrongdoer may be forgiven or pardoned. However, it is more often that a punishment is reduce with a lower […]

Full Coverage vs. Liability: Which Is Better?

Car insurance protects against financial losses in the event of an automobile accident. It is also required by law in most states. But did you know there are different types of policies? In this article, we’ll talk about full coverage vs. liability insurance. With liability coverage, only damages done to others are protected, while a […]

What Is a Testifying Expert?

A witness answers questions under oath, whether during a deposition or a trial. They are generally prohibited from offering opinions or analyses, with the exception of expert witnesses. A testifying expert may contribute technical, scientific, medical, or other specialized knowledge related to their field of expertise. If the information is scientifically sound, an expert can […]