| Read Time: 3 minutes | Car Accident

What If My Car Accident Injuries Don’t Show Up Right Away?

Just about any time a person has a car accident, it is an overwhelming and traumatic event. It happens suddenly, takes everyone involved by surprise, and can have lasting consequences. Some car accidents might seem minor, producing seemingly insignificant injuries, but appearances can be deceiving. Symptoms for injuries do not always arise immediately, nor are they always visible. If you...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Criminal Defense

How Long Will a Juvenile Offense Stay on My Record?

While juvenile court tends to focus on rehabilitation rather than punishment, it still doesn’t allow automatic expungements when a young offender turns 18. Unless you specifically ask for an expungement from the court, your record will remain confidential unless it’s requested by others, such as a potential employer or landlord. The offense can make your future life extremely difficult,...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

4 Ways to Promote Safety on the Road

Driving is one of the most dangerous things we do every day. Even when we are of completely sound and alert mind, accidents happen. These accidents increase exponentially when you or other drivers on the road have been drinking, speeding, or are generally driving distracted. At Gerash Steiner & Blanton, P.C., we want to put an end to the...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Criminal Defense

Can Social Media Be Used Against Me in Court?

It’s almost impossible to imagine our lives without social media in some capacity. Whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, we have grown to use social media as a form of entertainment, communication, news updates, and voicing our opinions. However, social media is one of the fastest and most notorious ways of getting into trouble, especially if you are already...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Criminal Defense

What Can I Do if I’ve Been Hit by an Uninsured Driver?

If you’ve been in a car accident, you may rely on the fact that auto insurance can cover your medical bills and repair expenses. Being hit by an uninsured or underinsured motorist can feel like a nightmare. You may not know what your options are if you’ve been involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist, or the other party’s...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

Beware of Swimming Pool Accidents this Summer

Summer is the optimal time to get some great use out of your swimming pool. Many families enjoy spending their days lounging by the pool, sunbathing, swimming, playing, or attending neighborhood pool parties. While swimming pools can be the entertainment center of your home, they come with a certain number of hazards and risks which are impossible to ignore....

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | In The News

Police Begin Using GPS Tracking Darts in Colorado

New technology is being used by the police of Colorado in order to circumvent possible hazardous situations on the road. This new GPS technology comes in the form of darts, which are deployed from squad cars. The purpose of these darts is to stop high-speed pursuits and even prevent them from taking place at all. These darts, StarChase, use...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Medical Malpractice

4 Signs of Hospital Negligence

Patients unknowingly suffer from hospital negligence every day. Do you know the signs and indicators to look for? Below, we list 4 of the most common signs, and we explain how to file a claim if you or a loved one have suffered. 1.Bedsores Also known as pressure ulcers, bedsores are blister-like marks on the skin that form when someone has...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

What to Do if You Are Injured on a Cruise Ship

No one expects to be injured while on vacation.  Unfortunately, cruise ship and travel accidents are relatively common occurrences. What should you do if you sustain an injury on a cruise ship? Don’t panic – we’ve developed a list of instructions for you to follow after a cruise ship accident. Report the Incident If you are injured on a...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Can I Sue the Doctor for Misdiagnosis?

After suffering an injury or illness, obtaining the right medical care typically depends on initially getting the correct diagnosis. Unfortunately, a significant number of medical malpractice lawsuits derive from the misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, or lack of diagnosis of a medical condition. Misdiagnosis may involve the following actions: When a physician’s diagnosis error results in incorrect treatment, delayed treatment or...

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