Author: The Patel Firm PLLC

“I Was Walking and Got Hit by a Car” What To Do After a Pedestrian Accident Automobiles are heavy, fast moving steel objects that can cause serious damage to the environment around them. Automobiles crash into other cars, trees, guardrails, fences, homes, motorcycle riders, and pedestrians. The destruction after a car collision can vary between accidents, but typically the damages are extensive. As a pedestrian,... Read More
Common Accidents and Injuries Faced by Oil Refinery Workers Oil refineries are an essential part of our society. They take crude oil and transform it into various fuels that we use for transportation, generating electricity, and heating. This means that oil refinery workers are very important to us as well, but unfortunately, their jobs are some of the... Read More
Importance of Hiring a Lawyer for Slip and Fall Cases Imagine this: you’re shopping at your preferred grocery store when all of a sudden you slip and land hard on the ground. You aren’t sure what happened, but the bottom of your pants are wet, and your tailbone is in a lot of pain; you have just become the... Read More
Mental Health Issues Victims Face After a Car Accident Car accidents are some of the most terrifying events a person can experience in their lifetime. Depending on the severity, car accidents could leave victims with minor soreness or life-altering catastrophic injuries. Physical injuries are detected almost immediately, but mental health issues are not as apparent. There are many... Read More
Reasons Drivers May Fail To See Motorcyclists and Cyclists Whether you’re on a motorcycle or a bike, riding a two-wheeled vehicle on the street is significantly more dangerous than driving in a vehicle. Vehicles like cars, trucks and SUV’s have protection and safety features such as seatbelts, airbags, and large steel frames to prevent passengers from being crushed.... Read More
Essential Elements of a Wrongful Death Case The passing of a loved one can turn your life upside down. This rings particularly true when the event leading to their death could have been avoided. In the aftermath of a wrongful death, it can be very challenging to keep everything together, especially if you plan on pursuing... Read More
Whiplash Versus Concussion: How To Tell the Difference Head injuries are some of the most common types of damages your body can receive from a car accident. Since your head is the only vital body part not well-secured by the seatbelt, it has a higher probability of getting hurt during a crash. To help you better understand... Read More
Qualities To Look For in a Truck Accident Lawyer Trucking and 18 wheeler accidents can have devastating consequences. Getting hit by a semi-truck, which can weigh multiple tons, and be transporting even heavier cargo or machinery, can result in serious injuries to victims traveling in regular vehicles and trucks. If you ever find yourself injured after a trucking... Read More
Understanding the Psychological Impact After a Burn Injury House fires, car accidents, and refinery explosion are traumatic experiences that result in severe injuries. Typically, events that cause fires or explosions result in severe burn injuries. Burn wounds require a long healing process, and in some cases, cause life-long scarring. Physical disfigurement can dramatically destroy a person’s mental... Read More
What You Need To Prove To Win a Slip and Fall Case Slip and fall injuries are among the most common types of injuries sustained in the US. Your typical daily activities can put you at risk for falls at any place or time. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury after a slip and fall accident as... Read More