Understanding auto accident case terms: asymptomatic vs. symptomatic
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 3, 2019
By William J. Price Terms used to describe injuries in auto accident cases can be hard for those outside of the legal profession to understand. One common example of this challenge is the difference between "asymptomatic" and "symptomatic" injuries. This concept is rarely discussed in everyday life but is a very important factor in...
Elk & Elk Attorneys to Present at NBI Seminar Wrongful Death Litigation
Posted in Firm News on November 19, 2019
Elk & Elk Attorneys William Price, Michael Eisner, and Amy Papesh will share their extensive experience with Wrongful Death cases at NBI's Wrongful Death Litigation Seminar in December. The seminar is an intermediate level course designed for attorneys. Insurance professionals, claims managers/adjusters, mediators, and hospital risk managers may also benefit. Registration is $359 and...
How a bad attitude can hurt your personal injury case
Posted in Accident & Injury on November 19, 2019
By William J. Price A personal injury client's credibility and character have an underestimated impact on the value and outcome of their case. Tensions run high after serious accidents and the physical, emotional, and financial traumas can lead victims to say or do things they usually wouldn't. Treating people poorly in the aftermath of...
Elk & Elk recognized in 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings
Posted in Firm News on November 6, 2019
In early November, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® announced the Tenth Edition of the annual "Best Law Firms" rankings. Elk & Elk is proud to be regionally ranked in multiple practice areas. U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings...
How do I document my struggle to recover from an auto accident?
Posted in Accident & Injury on November 5, 2019
By William J. Price After an auto accident, a jury can decide to compensate you for both the injuries you suffered in the crash and the struggles you experienced throughout your recovery. Many clients face the same problem at trial: you look healthy and happy, you're back to work, and you can do all...
Why you need a lawyer after an auto accident
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 25, 2019
By William J. Price When you're trying to get back on your feet after a serious accident, there is no substitute for the advice of an experienced lawyer. Family, friends, and acquaintances may have your best interests in mind, but they often overlook issues that could hurt the value of your claim and leave...
Elk & Elk Attorneys to Present at Personal Injury Boot Camp
Posted in Firm News on October 23, 2019
Personal injury cases present a unique set of challenges and obstacles to attorneys working to maximize compensation for their clients. Elk & Elk Partner Craig McLaughlin and attorney Michael Eisner will share their extensive experience in this area during National Business Institute's Personal Injury Boot Camp in November. The seminar is a basic-to-intermediate level...
Join Elk & Elk Attorney William Price at these upcoming legal seminars
Posted in Firm News on October 18, 2019
Elk & Elk attorneys are often invited to share their extensive experience in personal injury law and related subjects at seminars and continuing legal education programs across the state. Learn from Attorney William Price at these upcoming events: NBI Continuing Legal Education Seminars Jury Trials 101: A How-to Guide for a Successful...
September School Safety: 3 tips for safe drop-off and pick-up
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 30, 2019
Throughout the month of September, we’ve been sharing safety tips to protect our students in and around their schools and buses. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of our September School Safety Series. By Michael Eisner Whether you're running late for work or hurrying to get the kids home after school, drop-off and...
What is the punishment for killing someone while driving drunk?
Posted in Accident & Injury on September 18, 2019
By William J. Price Impaired driving kills and injures thousands of innocent people across the country each year. According to the CDC, 29 people die in crashes involving a drunk driver each day – one death every 50 minutes. Each of these deaths is an avoidable tragedy, and a recent crash that made headlines...