Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:53:52 -0500
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:46:38 -0500When doctors fail to inform their patients of medical test results, and it poses life-threatening consequences such as delayed treatment or a misdiagnosis, a medical malpractice claim could be in order. Contact an experienced personal injury lawyer to know for sure.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:06:30 -0500If you have suffered an injury due to someone else's negligence you can bring a claim against them. But before you embark on this potential course of action you should consider the likelihood of your claim being successful. It is not enough that you have suffered an injury; there are 3 components that need to be proven in order for your claim to be successful.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:41:49 -0500If you have been injured by a product during proper use of that item, consider how the retailer may be liable in your situation. If you have a legal claim for your injuries and other damages or would like to consider presenting one against liable parties, you should talk to an experienced personal injury and product liability attorney.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:03:07 -0500A brain injury lawyer has witnessed the wide range of dysfunction and the struggle of dealing with untreated concussions. It is not only the victim that suffers but everyone around them. Relationships are strained. Employment and wages can be put in jeopardy.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:22:59 -0500Soft tissue injuries, like muscle sprains and whiplash, are difficult to prove sometimes. This is why it is important to retain an experienced accident lawyer to help recover the full and fair compensation you deserve following an accident.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:41:43 -0500When you need a personal injury attorney, it's worthwhile to search for a good one. Here are a few questions to ask during a consultation.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 08:13:00 -0500If you have been injured in a car accident, you may experience reduced flexibility and range of motion around the injured body part. Without treatment, the loss of flexibility may make your injury worse. Chiropractic care can be used to increase range of motion and aid in your recovery.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:25:49 -0500The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) estimates that about 1.5 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year, and as many as 50,000 of these patients may lose their lives. About 5.3 million Americans currently live with medical conditions resulting from a TBI, many of which involve physical, emotional, or cognitive debilitations such as attention deficit, communication problems, short- or long-term memory loss, chronic headaches and/or migraines, seizures, and speech impairments.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:01:32 -0500If you are planning to enroll your child into a summer camp program, be sure you do your research. Learn what risks and liabilities are involved, and who is to blame for injuries and accidents that take place on camp grounds.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:56:14 -0500Did you suffer an injury after a slip and fall or trip and fall accident? It may not be a simple issue of clumsiness. When we were kids, we would fall and scrape our knees and wake up with bruises we couldn't remember getting. But not every falling accident is actually an "accident." Property owners have a responsibility to maintain a safe space for visitors. If they are negligent in this, and that negligence created an unsafe condition that then causes a slip and fall accident, then that property owner may be held liable for the injuries that result.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:50:08 -0500It is a sunny day and you have been at the office for 60 hours this week and apart from seeing the sun from your office window you have not been able to step out and enjoy the weather. Your commute on the subway brings you through your front door at 7-00pm and the sun has long set.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 09:48:21 -0500Insurance companies, like any business, need to profit. Their own interests are their focus first in all claims. This results in many companies being resistant to claim approvals for personal injury claims, particularly in cases involving auto accidents.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:41:07 -0500Accidents happen all the time. Sometimes a specific person is at fault. Other times, an incident might have occurred due to an oversight by a city or state. But suing the state or a specific city within a state is a lot more complicated than it may seem. We always - always - recommend that you contact your lawyer for specific information regarding your case, but here are some things that you should know prior to setting up a lawsuit against a city or state.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:39:51 -0500What can you do if an ambulance has hit your parked car? This scenario happens more often than you think, and there are steps that you can take to try and recoup some of that car repair money. As with any case, we do urge you to speak with a qualified attorney immediately about your specific case (since all cases are unique), but here are the basic steps that you can take.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:12:19 -0500Though similar, child injury cases differ from adult personal injury cases in a few important aspects. Twp of the major differences are having to appoint a guardian ad litem and having the settlement placed into a blocked account.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:06:32 -0500If you or your child was injured as a result of another person's negligence, you could be entitled to compensation for your losses and damages. Talk to a licensed personal injury attorney who can help.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:46:47 -0500Police officers are on the road just as much (if not more) as you are. Officers rush to crime scenes and other accidents, try to follow drivers that are driving carelessly, and patrol streets. So it stands to reason that sometimes a police officers might get in a car accident or two. Accidents of these types can range from a parked car incident to a full rear-end collision.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:20:42 -0500When you survive an accident, you are very likely to be left with injuries, some of which can be incapacitating. You will also need time off work to recover or end up being unable to work again. Medical bills also need to be handled; it is a situation that can be quite stressful. Considering how the hectic legal pursuit can be, a personal injury attorney proves to be very helpful. Whether you are the one who have suffered the injuries or it is a member of your family, hiring a qualified attorney to handle the claim comes with lots of benefits.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:40:51 -0500An accident attorney not only assists people in car accident cases but they also aid people in various other accidents like construction accidents. In any case, an attorney strives to help the victim receive a logical...
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:04:42 -0500Riding a motorcycle provides a travel experience like no other. Motorcycles are highly maneuverable (great for Los Angeles traffic), generally cheaper than a car, and more fuel-efficient than cars. The downside? They require much more skill and attention to operate and some drivers of passenger cars don't know how to share the road with motorcycles.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:03:37 -0500To have a loved one taken from you is devastating but to have them taken from you as a result of the negligent or reckless actions of another is unbearable. How can you move forward after that? Nothing can bring your loved one back, but holding the at-fault party responsible for their actions can give your family the peace of mind to grieve without worrying about the future. To learn more about your rights and legal options, contact an attorney who has a lot of experience handling wrongful death claims.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:59:27 -0500There are few things more unnerving than driving in between a couple of 80,000 pound tractor-trailers. Granted, this may not happen often, but we have a legitimate reason to fear these highway giants. There are many truck drivers and trucking companies that follow all state and federally mandated rules and follow safe driving practices, but, unfortunately, there are those that do not, and it is the actions of these drivers and/or trucking companies that put all other road users at risk for catastrophic injury or death.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:54:25 -0500According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2014, 32,675 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the United States and another 2,338,000 people were injured. 65,000 of those injured were pedestrians and 50,000 were bicyclists. What these statistics don't tell you is that, as an injury victim of a motor vehicle accident or as the family of a fatal crash victim, you may be entitled to legal action.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:45:04 -0500If you have been a victim of a dog bite attack, or are a dog bite victim, you are going to want an attorney who knows dog bite laws. A locally based attorney that specializes in dog bites. There are plenty of dog bite attack lawyers who will be able to help you with your case and ensure you are compensated as you deserve as a dog bite victim.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 06:33:21 -0500If you or a loved one have been injured and are considering a settlement, finding the right professional legal team can be of great importance. You need the assistance of a top personal injury claim lawyer. Your legal team will help to negotiate a settlement on your behalf. They will do what is in your best interest. You didn't do anything wrong, you just found yourself involved in a personal injury accident. Let your legal team help you today with your personal injury settlement case.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:40:24 -0500Being in a car accident is scary! If this happens to you, you have certain rights under the law. Talk with an experienced car wreck attorney to find out how he or she can help you. There are 10 reasons why you need to hire a car accident attorney
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:26:26 -0500Expert witnesses are often retained by personal injury attorneys to provide detailed information that helps prove the plaintiff's case. But accident victims are responsible for this cost as part of the legal compensation. So they must decide whether hiring such an expert will be worthwhile.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:30:20 -0500As a personal injury attorney, I see car accident cases everyday. For me, and others like me, the process of handling such a case is not overly complicated -- after all, this IS what we do for a living. But for most people, being in an accident, and more specifically, being injured in an accident, can be stressful and overwhelming.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:11:34 -0500A wrongful death occurs when a person's death is due in part to the negligence or intent of another person or company. Wrongful death rules vary by state, but many general principles apply in most areas.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:45:02 -0500If you have an accident on your motorcycle you can contact a general lawyer that deals in accidents or you can call a lawyer that specializes in motorcycle accidents. Motorcycle accident lawyers deal exclusively with losses and injuries suffered by someone that was involved in a motorcycle accident.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:44:24 -0500With the help of eminent and efficient legal service providers, victims of auto injury can benefit a lot. Employing brilliant services of personal injury lawyers are also suggested by experts.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:24:27 -0500Driving while impaired is a frequent cause of motor vehicle accidents. Although alcohol is more commonly the substance used by these impaired drivers, many such accidents are the result of driving while under the influence of drugs, both illegal and prescription.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:26:31 -0500People who have been injured in a motor vehicle accident should hire an attorney to help them with their compensation claim. Compensation is usually available for individuals who have suffered back injuries, spinal injuries, whiplash, brain injuries, neck injuries and other serious injuries. Hiring a motor vehicle accident lawyer soon after a mishap is essential. Injuries like whiplash may require extensive rehabilitation. A compensation claim may be the best way to get enough funds to pay medical expenses and move on with your life.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:53:05 -0500Being a dog bite victim can become stressful. One may find that the injuries received as a result of dog bite attacks can cause you to be incapacitated and not able to work. This could lead to financial issues developing. Do not allow this to happen to you. Make sure that you are compensated properly if you are a dog bite victim.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:56:48 -0500When an accident is caused by items falling off of a moving truck, liability becomes an issue. Even relatively harmless items, such as mattresses, can cause serious or even fatal accidents on the road. When items fall off a truck, they can block the road, strike a pedestrian or bicyclist or cause another car to go off the road. It is important to understand the liability laws surrounding such accidents.
Tue, 31 May 2016 07:07:03 -0500When you have been hurt through no fault of your own, you may quickly come to realize the unfairness that comes by trying to recoup your losses. Systems are in place to protect employers or parties that cause accidents. However, at first glance it would appear that few of the same courtesies exist to help victims who are left to focus on their recoveries and the rebuilding of their lives. Trying to navigate the loopholes found in these protective systems could also be overwhelming when you are in pain and suffering from your injuries. Rather than go it alone, you might find it better to retain the help of a legal advocate.
Tue, 31 May 2016 07:05:32 -0500If you have sustained physical harm as the result of someone else's oversight or negligence, you may be entitled to monetary compensation for all related losses. This, however, is only true if you can prove that the other party is at fault. Following are several important things that you should do to protect your personal and financial interests after an injury event.
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:59:13 -0500A car accident brings with it a lot of questions like, who is at fault, who pays for the damage, who will pay the medical bills or if you will be compensated for the pain and suffering or not. If you have been injured in an accident or suffered property loss due to collision, you should hire a car accident lawyer. He is an expert of the car accident laws and will find all the ways to recover money.
Mon, 16 May 2016 09:33:40 -0500Workplace injury statistics show that nearly 3.0 million working people suffer from work related injuries in different States in the US. Not all workers get compensations however you can increase your chance of getting higher injury compensation by hiring a Workplace injury attorney or wrongful death attorney to present your compensation claims in the court.
Fri, 13 May 2016 11:06:11 -0500Now that spring and summer are here, it is important to learn some interaction safety tips for dogs. Not all dogs are prone to attack, but it is important to learn how to protect yourself and avoid a dangerous situation.
Thu, 12 May 2016 09:46:49 -0500Researchers from John Hopkins University found that the leading cause of eye injuries was slipping and falling. The researchers reviewed data from 47,000 people between the ages of 8 and 80 who had to seek treatment for eye trauma between 2002 and 2011. Of that group, 8,425 people suffered eye injuries because of falls.
Mon, 09 May 2016 15:35:28 -0500Many don't consider the steps necessary when they've been involved in an accident. They are far too much in shock to make any rational decisions, and of course their first concern is feeling better.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:01:36 -0500Most drivers make it through a sneeze while driving accident unscathed. But some do get into car accidents caused by this one uncontrollable and unpredictable reflex. The dangers of sneezing while driving can be frightening
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:10:21 -0500Although minor, there are distinct differences between these legal terms. It is important to understand tort law and "tortious" acts to gain a better understanding of nonfeasance, misfeasance, and malfeasance legal cases.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:05:58 -0500An accident can occur regardless of how carefully you drive and how much you adhere to the traffic rules. You can get involved in an accident, even without being responsible for it in any way. It gets extremely difficult and annoying for the accident victims to deal with the consequences.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:50:09 -0500What happens when an accident occurs on a rental property? Who do you call and who is to blame? While the laws in every state are different, there are some basic things that you should do right away if you are injured on a property that is not your own.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:04:08 -0500Head on car crash victims often have very serious, life changing injuries. An experienced personal injury attorney will be needed to help you maneuver your way through the complex legal system and get the right settlement from the insurer.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:12:07 -0500Chances are you don't know dog bite laws extremely well, so a qualified professional will be able to tell you if you have a case or not. In most instances, you will find that if you have suffered injuries from dog bite, a lawyer will meet with you for a free consultation.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:36:40 -0500When any type of accident occurs, it is a wise idea to file a police report (in fact, it's the law in many states). Filing this type of report can insure that your story is completely documented at the time of the accident. Following an accident, you (or your lawyer) may use this report to determine what really happened or how an accident occurred.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:55:05 -0500After an automobile accident, you are virtually guaranteed to accrue a number of overwhelming experiences. The injuries that result from these events can lead to missed time at work, exorbitant hospital bills and massive charges for ongoing physical therapy. Following is everything you need to know to file a successful claim.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:55:03 -0500Even if you don't end up with broken bones or any other significant injuries, a car accident can leave you in a lot of pain. Most people suffer from whiplash and other forms of dysfunction due to these jarring impact events. In order to shorten the amount of time that you miss at work and get your life back on track, it is important to know how to expedite the natural healing process.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:04:24 -0500Personal injury attorneys and lawyers are as vital as doctors for removing pain and bringing back happiness. There are numerous benefits that can be enjoyed with the legal services provided by them.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:29:26 -0500Whether you are injured either due to negligence driving, medical malpractice or unsafe working condition, you are entitled to injury compensation to recover your loss. How much compensation depends on how good is your personal injury attorney.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 06:38:08 -0500People spend much of their time performing daily tasks without realizing that everyday activities present plenty of opportunity for injury. Working, driving, and exercising are a common part of people's routines, and each of these brings with it the potential for harm - probably more often than people think.
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:16:11 -0500Anyone who has suffered a personal injury should seek out the help of a catastrophic injury attorney to see if they have a case. While they may not be considering the long-term effects of the mishap right away, it's important to seek legal guidance to get the ball rolling on medical benefits and other compensations to reduce suffering.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:14:35 -0500Anyone who is accused of causing harm to another person may face a lawsuit. There are some strategies that a personal injury attorney can use to have the case cleared.
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 10:18:57 -0500A fall can lead to serious injury. As such, it is important to talk to a compensation lawyer who can advise you on what options are available. When you do your Christmas shopping, the last thing on your mind is slipping and falling.
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:22:14 -0500If you're making a personal injury claim, there are several key things to consider when looking for a personal injury lawyer. Your representative should have a high level of experience, offer helpful free consultations to new clients, and be knowledgeable of the compensation claims process for your type of injury.
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 06:29:43 -0500A good bicycle injury lawyer should be able to advise bicycle accident victims appropriately with a high level of knowledge, experience, and competence. These attorneys will be your strength and pillar in a journey toward the attainment of justice and compensation for you as bicycle injury victims. Your bike accident attorney should be able to get you the required compensation you deserve through oral argument and advocacy.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:37:03 -0500A good dog attack lawyer can let you know what your legal options are. They can walk you through the process of filing your dog injury claim. They can let you know what you are entitled too. Although dog laws may change from locality to locality, filing the claim may not be any different.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:35:20 -0500Cruises are a great way to relax and unwind, but they aren't without their faults. Not only have people filed personal injury cases against cruise lines due to accidents that happen on board, but there have been various cases of food poisoning aboard cruise ships as well.
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 08:34:13 -0500Getting injured changes your daily life in many ways. You have to miss work, deal with medical bills and handle the complicated legal procedures. Personal injury cases involve complicated legal procedures which take a lot of time.
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:29:59 -0500Personal injury litigation is very time consuming for the legal practitioner. However, it is possible to implement some process changes to reduce the workload on the legal staff, expedite the matter, and deliver results in a timely fashion to ensure client satisfaction. The 5 tips below are worth adopting with measureable results.
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 09:04:09 -0500In an unfortunate event where you met with an accident due to negligence of another person, how do you protect yourself from the medical expenses and ensure your future earnings in case the accident proves to be fatal? With the help of an expert personal injury attorney, you can claim the maximum compensation that will help pay for your medical expenses.
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 10:34:13 -0600If you are assaulted, you deserve the right to pursue justice. But the question is not "can you?", but rather, "should you?" Learn about suing for assault and battery and who to call for professional assistance.
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 07:46:46 -0600Personal injuries can be profound and sometimes have life changing impacts on you as the victim or even for any of your family members. It is not always easy for you to go after compensation without help and this is why a personal injury lawyer remains to be of importance in such situation. When you have a lawyer to help you out, you can concentrate on rehabilitation and allow the personal injury lawyer handle the compensation part of it. The attorneys are committed to successful case resolution in a cost effective and timely manner and you should consider hiring one if you suffer serious injury or know someone who has suffered such injuries.
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 12:24:56 -0600This article describes 6 ideas that help keep billable resources doing billable work at small and solo law firms that litigate personal injury cases. It looks at the advantages of rethinking certain tasks that are often done by an overworked staff, and implementing current technologies to reduce the costs of the practice and increase productivity by providing access to firm and client data from remote devices.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:45:20 -0600While any lawyer that tells you to limp into court and pretend to be hurt is probably not the best person to hire (you'll quickly be found out!), it is true that you will be working very closely with the lawyer that you hire - which is why it's vital to find a lawyer that you can work comfortably with.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:13:28 -0600Whether you need to hire a personal injury attorney or not depends on the extent of the injury. Not every case ends with hiring a personal injury lawyer.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:07:06 -0600Whiplash is often considered a fairly minor injury, but some people can suffer long-term or even permanent problems after suffering the condition.People who are involved in motor accidents can suffer a range of injuries, from fairly minor ailments to total and permanent disabilities.
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:27:38 -0600Understanding dog bite statutes is extremely important. For example, in many communities there is a one bite law, which means that a dog does not have to have been previously known to be dangerous for the owner to be held liable. Roughly, this one bite law holds a dog owner liable under certain circumstances for any damages caused by their dog. Laws like this make it essential to consult with an attorney who is trained in all areas of the law.
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:16:23 -0600On construction sites, vehicles are used as a tool for moving items from place to place, tearing down old structures, and lifting equipment to great heights. Although similar to traditional automobiles, construction site specific vehicles are usually more difficult to maneuver, especially in the tenuous and hazardous environments that typically characterize construction sites.
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:25:44 -0600Many people assume that the police will gather all important details following an accident though this is not always the case. Often, the police will only note those things that are important from their perspective (or enough to file a report). The information that you need in order to file a strong personal injury case is different.
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:07:22 -0600You may have seen massage therapist signs offering special rates on post-accident massages (or chiropractic readjustments, even). A massage can sound like an amazing thing to get if you are sore from an accident, but booking a massage right after an accident might not be the best thing for your personal injury case - here's why.
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:00:07 -0600According to the reports from California Highway Patrol, 22,000 people were killed in accidents in 2013. Despite all the road regulations, accidents can still happen anywhere and anytime.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:59:18 -0600Talking to a personal injury attorney about your case can seem like a daunting task. Discovering these five ways a lawyer can provide crucial help should calm your fears.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:19:06 -0600Without a car accidents lawyer, traveling by bicycle leaves the rider vulnerable to a number of threats, both physical and legal. Bike and automobile collisions create sticky situations for the cyclists even if they are not at fault.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:56:23 -0600Settlements associated with personal injuries is a long and complicated process. Victims of car crashes need to know how to go about it. Read this article to learn more.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:48:37 -0600Criminal and civil law were set up to serve two distinct purposes. Personal injury suits would fall under the umbrella of civil law.
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:23:44 -0600There are all sorts of attorneys out there that know each and every dog bite law and defend people that have been attacked by another person's dog and have suffered dog bite injuries. It is important to work with an attorney that truly does know each dog bite law by heart and has worked a lot of similar cases before. This will give you the highest chance of ending your case favorably, so make sure you do your research. Locating a great attorney is fairly easy online, so the best course of action is to search in your area and research the potential candidates.
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:29:09 -0600The police report from your accident is only part of the investigation that must be completed. Your car accident attorney will search for evidence that proves your case, and the battery of evidence collected may be used to reach a settlement. You may offer evidence of your own, but your attorney must determine whether or not to use that evidence.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:57:52 -0600This past weekend I read an article in the New York Times Sunday Magazine entitled "To Catch A Rapist". It highlighted the work of a dedicated inspector and some of her colleagues in the Special Victims Unit of Law Enforcement in New Haven, Conn. and the repeated roadblocks they come up against trying to prosecute sexual assault cases. It was powerful and informative and I would encourage anyone reading this to take a look at that article as well. First some statistics:
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:24:37 -0600MODERN MEDICAL RECORDS RETRIEVAL SERVICE - AUTOMATION, COMPLIANCE, SAVINGS - The modern Medical Records Retrieval (MRR) service is a combination of modern web-based technology and a rules-compliant outsource solution. Historically lawyers and their staff would have to set aside a portion of their time, often a lot of time, to capture necessary information for cases that involved medical records. It's not that the process is complex. Quite the contrary, every attorney, paralegal, and litigation-support person knows exactly what needs to be done.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:25:42 -0600As a cyclist, what is your responsibility when it comes to an accident like this one? What are your responsibilities as the driver of a car that has struck a cyclist? In order to make sure that your personal injury claim sticks, the following details are important to know.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:24:11 -0600Sustaining physical or emotional damage is not enough to win a personal injury case. When it comes to any personal injury case, there are some definite things that you can do to ruin your chances of successfully resolving the case. Since we want you to gain the maximum compensation that you deserve, we have listed some of the biggest mistakes that people make following any kind of accident below - be careful not to do these things.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:50:01 -0600Knowing what to do or even what not to do can make a significant difference in a fair settlement for your auto accident. The first few actions you take after a car accident can negatively affect the possible settlement you may be entitled to.
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:35:39 -0600Do you have any legal recourse if you are hit by lightning? Many people think that because lightning is an Act of God or all part of Mother Nature's plan there's no recourse to be had, but this is not always the case.
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:30:11 -0600Personal injury denotes the pain caused by another party's negligence. In Cyprus, personal injury is under civil law (Cap. 148) and is based on the doctrine of negligence.
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 07:15:07 -0600A personal injury lawyer can be described as a lawyer that provides legal representation to all those who can claim to have been injured in the recent past. This injury can either be physically or psychologically as a result of negligence by a certain person. This can also be because of any wrongdoing of a person, government agency, company, agency or any other type of entity.
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 10:30:53 -0600The Denver metro area has been described as having a hit and run epidemic. During the first eleven months of 2014 (January-November) 446 hit and run accidents occurred in the three Denver metro cities of Aurora, Lakewood, and Denver. Sources estimate that equates to approximately 1.3 injuries a day. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation ("CODOT"), more than half of fatal hit and run accidents in 2014 were alcohol related.
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 06:31:29 -0600When a claimant wins an injury claim, the question of taxation often arises. A personal injury attorney can break down when these awards can and cannot be taxed.
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:44:00 -0600Whether one winds up filing a suit or not, speaking with an experienced attorney is a smart way to determine the best course of action. This piece contains the top ten reasons one should consider retaining the services of a personal injury lawyer.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:22:01 -0600Plaintiffs seeking justice by way of trial participate in a system that is rigged against them here in Florida. Jurors are left to wonder who is paying for the defendant's attorney. They often remain ignorant to the fact that the insurance carrier is footing the entire bill and the conduct of the very same insurance carrier is prohibited from being discussed and is grounds for a mistrial.
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 10:19:15 -0600It's not entirely uncommon for an employer to inform a recently injured employee that workers compensation does not apply due to independent contractor status. But how reliable is this claim? Are you really an independent contractor? Here are some of the ways that some states view accidents that happen on the job - and whether or not you can collect compensation.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:15:41 -0600Accidental injury can occur in the workplace, at a hospital, or even on the highway. An attorney can help the injured party gain a fair settlement and obtain financial stability.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:15:38 -0600When it comes to injuries that occur on school grounds, it is important to quickly establish the facts. Lawyers will need all the details in order to make a successful case.
Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:35:43 -0600Have you ever been physically hurt due to other person inconsideration? I know I have, and it usually happens out of nowhere, completely unexpected! If this has happened to you, there is a possibility you can have a compensation for the pain and the suffering that were caused by the injury. The question is where to start? How do you get a hold of this compensation? I have set aside some useful tips for you when filing a personal injury claim.
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 07:28:44 -0600Though sharing many similarities, there are important distinctions between personal injury and wrongful death claims. The most important distinctions are who has standing to bring forward an action and the reasons damages are awarded.
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:59:08 -0600Traumatic brain injuries resulting from an auto accident can leave victims with impaired cognitive skills and permanent disability. Unfortunately, the extent of the injury can be difficult to determine in its early stages. Seeking immediate medical care is critical, as is protecting the victim's future through legal means.
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:18:39 -0600The number of car accidents directly linked to distracted driving is on the rise. According to some recently published statistics by the National Safety Council, these types of accidents have increased steadily over the past few years.