Wrongful death lawsuits provide critical compensation to family members who have lost a loved one in an accident. With this type of lawsuit, a family can receive money when their loved one is killed due to the neglect, default, or wrongful act of another person. A good way to think about this type of claim…

One common concern many accident victims have is whether they can afford an attorney. They have some sense that lawyers charge high fees, and they worry that they won’t be able to afford one because they have no money. Fortunately, personal injury lawyers in Wyoming will work on contingency. In this article, we will explain what contingency…

In most lawsuits, there is a “discovery” stage where each side uncovers information about the dispute. One technique for finding out information is to ask questions in a deposition. If you were involved in a car accident, you will probably be deposed unless your case settles before then. Most depositions are held in attorneys’ offices…

Semi-trucks go by many different names—tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, big rig, etc. Whatever the name, it is hard to miss these vehicles when out on the road. Weighing up to 80,000 pounds, semi-trucks haul goods from one end of Wyoming to the other and across the entire nation. These big rigs are some of the largest and…

Like all professionals, doctors must exercise sufficient care when they treat patients. When a doctor makes a mistake or is otherwise careless, innocent victims can be seriously and sometimes fatally injured. This is called medical negligence or medical malpractice, and Wyoming law fortunately allows patients to sue their doctors in these situations. Suing a doctor…

Whiplash is a common injury after a car accident, in particular rear end collisions. A violent crash can push a person’s head forward before it snaps back like a whip. If you have been injured, you are probably curious about the average settlement for whiplash. We can throw out numbers. For example, one study said…

After a car accident, medical bills and other expenses can begin to pile up quickly. But who is responsible for paying your medical expenses after a car accident, and how do they get paid? At Platte River Injury Law in Casper, our office is here to help you navigate the complexities of your car accident…

Wyoming is one of the states that does not have a specific dog bite statute in its code of laws. As such, dog bite lawsuits are governed by common law. Prior Wyoming cases have established a “one bite” rule for dog bite attacks. The result of a dog bite attack can be absolutely devastating for…