What if a person dies before they are able to file a lawsuit?
In most cases, the executor of the deceased person's estate or another legally designated representative may bring a claim on their behalf. Such claims are for "wrongful death" and any damages recovered without go to the deceased person's heirs.
When a seatbelt fails, you can sustain serious injuries through no fault of your own. The manufacturer of the seatbelt, most likely the vehicle manufacturer, could be held liable for your injuries.… Read More
Truck accidents in Eastern Iowa can occur for many reasons, including failure to maintain brakes, improperly loaded cargo, uneven loads, lights out, hazardous tires and simply having an unsafe truck.… Read More
In early summer of 2002, I was in a severe rollover accident; I was thrown from my vehicle even though I was wearing my seatbelt. I suffered extensive bodily damage and was left as a paraplegic. I nearly died and spent over eight months in the hospit…