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 in a car accident, you are probably curious about the average settlement for whiplash. We can throw out some numbers.…

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…

When you see a doctor or other healthcare professional for a medical issue, you expect nothing less than top quality care. However, sometimes our medical professionals fail to provide their patients with the standard of care required, and it results in even more harm for their patients. If this has happened to you, you may…

Getting hurt in an accident can be a scary and confusing experience. Medical bills can begin to pile up and you could lose wages from missed work because of your injuries. Filing a bodily injury claim after an accident in Wyoming is the most critical aspect of a personal injury case and largely dictates the…

Dog bites are not “minor” injuries. In addition to causing cuts and bruising, dog bites can fracture bones and cause permanent nerve damage. Fortunately, Wyoming law allows injured victims to sue the dog owner for compensation—but victims will need help bringing the best case. Finding lawyers for dog bites is easy—type “Wyoming” and “lawyers for…