Can You Sue a Dog’s Owner for Emotional Damages After a Bite?
Dog bites can be a traumatic experience, leaving lasting physical and emotional scars on a victim. While a physical injury may be easier to see and quantify, the psychological and emotional distress caused by a dog bite can be equally as devastating. But can you sue a dog’s owner for emotional damages after being bitten? […]Read More
What Are the Most Common Personal Injury Claims?
What do you think of when hearing the words “personal injury claim?” A car accident or a workplace injury? Surprisingly, there are many different types of personal injury claims; here are the ten most common: 1. Car Accident This is the most common type of personal injury claim in America. Sadly, millions of Americans sustain injuries […]Read More
Let the Sparks Fly: Unforgettable Local Independence Day Celebrations
At Johnston Law Offices, P.C., we are excited to share the incredible Independence Day celebrations happening right in our local community. From Alton to St. Louis, there are numerous festivities and fireworks displays that promise to make this holiday truly memorable. Alton On Monday, July 3, the Fireworks on the Mississippi event at the Alton […]Read More
What Conditions Are Covered By Workers’ Comp?
While many workplaces have put up measures to keep their workers safe, injuries still occur. Incidental medical or funeral costs in case of fatal accidents can rob you and your family of financial stability. That is when workers’ compensation insurance saves the day. Workers’ compensation is insurance coverage purchased by an employer that offers benefits […]Read More
Breaking Your Texting-While-Driving Habit
You’re driving down the highway on a beautiful sunny day, listening to your favorite song, when suddenly your phone alerts you to a new text message. Your curiosity gets the best of you, and you reach for your phone, taking your eyes off the road for just a few seconds. In those few seconds, everything […]Read More
The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
Recovery can be a long road after suffering an injury due to someone’s negligence. In addition to medical care, you may experience other hardships related to the injury, including loss of income and ongoing emotional and physical distress. Initiating a claim with your insurance company is often the first step toward receiving compensation for expenses […]Read More