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Published: Sat, 24 Mar 2018 07:50:29 -0500


Indiana Worker's Compensation Law: Recent Developments With Temporary Total Disability Benefits

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:03:01 -0500

Under the Indiana Worker's Compensation Act, injured workers who are unable to work due to the severity of their injuries are entitled to wage replacement benefits also known as temporary total disability benefits. These temporary total disability benefits are paid to the injured worker if the employer is unable to accommodate the injured worker's restrictions. In some situations, employers would refuse to pay temporary total disability benefits if the injured worker's employment was terminated. However, recent case law in Indiana implies that such refusal to pay temporary total disability benefits to an injured worker whose employment has been terminated is no longer justifiable.

Why Is Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer Importan

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:51:37 -0500

Driving happens to be one of the most important activities that you do from time to time. Unfortunately, you may be involved in a mishap of sorts when on road.

The Importance Of A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Never Be Overlooked

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:14:35 -0500

In this day and age, legal help is always required and expert legal help more so. Wouldn't it be welcome if the legal help arrived at your preferred location? Think of an emergency situation.

What Is Subrogation and How Does It Affect Personal Injury Settlements?

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:38:24 -0600

There are many moving parts that can affect the outcome of your personal injury settlement or verdict. One of these factors is called subrogation, and it can greatly influence how much compensation you recover, overall.


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:17:29 -0600

Garage door injuries pertaining to rental properties, maintenance and safety, basic components of a garage door system, available safety devices, and landlord responsibilities. Who is responsible? Why are so many claims from rental properties? Basic components of a garage door system and safety requirements.

Helpful Information About Bicycle Accident Injury Claims

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:52:17 -0600

Bicycle accidents can happen to anyone at any age, and can lead to devastating consequences. Be sure to learn your rights after being injured in a biking accident.

Can You Claim for Emotional Distress?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:48:07 -0600

Most people know and understand that you can claim for a broken arm or leg, but the situation becomes much more confusing when you start considering non-physical injuries. This article will discuss claims for emotional distress in personal injury and clinical negligence claims.

How Long Will a Road Traffic Accident Claim Take?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:47:44 -0600

Many people expect claims to run quickly, a couple of weeks maximum. But the reality is very different.

What Counts As Contributory Negligence?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:47:15 -0600

Sometimes accidents are not just one person's fault; there are occasions when multiple people will be at fault, including the person bringing the claim. If you are injured in an accident for which you are partly responsible for it is known as you contributing to the negligence, or contributory negligence.

What Is a No Win No Fee Agreement & 5 Key Questions To Ask Your Solicitor

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:15:28 -0600

This article will explain what a No Win No Fee Agreement is. We will also discuss what questions you need to ask your solicitor before you sign one.

How Long Do You Have to Bring a Claim?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:14:55 -0600

You do not have an indefinite period in which to bring a claim. To prevent individuals from being sued for events that transpired many years previously (when all evidence of these events is likely to be difficult to locate or in poor condition) legislators have set a time limit on how long you have to bring a claim. The time limit differs from case type to case type, this article will help you identify what that time limit is for your claim?

Will You Have to Go to Court?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:14:29 -0600

When you bring a claim one of your main concerns might be whether or not your case will go all the way to trial. Going to trial can be a daunting thought, this article aims to help ease that stress by answering several key questions.

Can You Claim for the Cost of Future Treatment?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:12:06 -0600

If you've had suffered negligence resulting in an injury you may be concerned about your future treatment, particularly how much it might cost you. In this article, we will be looking at how you can claim for future losses. In particular the cost of future treatment and how you would go about claiming for such a loss, considering that it may not have happened yet.

Automatic Entry Gates - Personal Injury & Damage Claims - Part 2 of 2

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:17:57 -0600

What a property owner should know when looking for a gate service provider. Normally functioning gate equipment causes personal injuries due to improper professional conduct. Examples of automatic gate injury claims.

Automatic Entry Gates - Personal Injury & Damage Claims - Part 1 of 2

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:17:20 -0600

A comprehensive look into automated entry gates, gate injuries, gate maintenance, and gate service providers. How to determine responsibility of involved parties and understand what leads to a claim. Part 1 of 2.

Car Accident Personal Injury Compensation Explained

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:32:11 -0600

When you are seeking car accident personal injury compensation, you need to make sure you are properly prepared for your case. In this article, we are going to talk about how you can best prepare for your auto case.

All About Taking Assistance From an Arm Injury Attorney

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:52:16 -0600

If you have injured your arm at work or in an auto accident, you need to hire an arm injury attorney at the earliest. Read on to find the relevant aspects in detail.

What Is the Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:32:43 -0600

If you are wondering how much money you will need to retain personal injury legal services, you are in the right spot. Read this article for information about lawyer fees and more.

Information About Sexual Harassment Claims

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:38:52 -0600

Dealing with sexual harassment should not be tolerated. If you suspect that you are being harassed, this information will get you started on a path toward justice.

Who Can I Sue If My Kid Is Injured on a Playground?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:57:39 -0600

Playground accidents are very common. Learn your rights to compensation if your child was seriously injured on a public or private playground.

Could a Slip and Fall Accident Lead to a Lawsuit?

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 07:31:56 -0600

Slip, trip, and fall accidents that take place can lead to a victim filing an injury claim against the property owner, whether public or private. Learn the facts you are looking for as a victim of a slip and fall injury.

The Difference Between Economic and Non-Economic Damages

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:17:19 -0600

When you collect compensation for a personal injury accident, you may be able to recover for both economic and non-economic damages. Learn the difference here.

What Are the Circumstances of Uninsured Car Accidents and Liability Claims?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:11:44 -0600

If you are injured in a car accident by an uninsured driver, you will need some legal guidance to learn your rights. Contact a personal injury lawyer for trusted car accident injury claim assistance.

Personal Injury Law Firms Are Realizing the Benefits of Outsourcing the Medical Records Process

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:50:20 -0600

Managing partners and chief operating officers of law firms are realizing the benefits of implementing virtual outsourced positions. Over the last few years, there has been a trend in the legal industry of working with virtual team members to assist with the day to day operations for improved efficiencies and processes. Happy staff, satisfied customers, and added competitive advantage will be the result.

How Long Do You Have to Bring a Car Accident Claim?

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:08:10 -0600

There's always a ticking clock on bringing a claim for compensation. This article explains how long do you have to bring a road traffic accident claim for compensation.

Recovery for Co Participants Injured in Outdoor Sporting Activities in Michigan

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:32:12 -0600

The article explores the law concerning accidents involving co participants in outdoor sporting activities in Michigan. The primary focus of the article is the law regarding the appropriate standard of care used by the Michigan courts for determining liability for accident victims. Generally, the Michigan courts has taken the stance that co participants in recreational activities owe each other a duty not to act recklessly. Thus, the court has eliminated the carelessness or negligence standard in making a claim for injuries suffered at the hand of a co participant when engaged in outdoor sporting activities. This article explores the strict standard as it applies to different sporting activities.

The Four Types of OSHA Workplace Violations

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:01:54 -0600

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration protects individuals from unsafe work environments. Learn more about OSHA and your rights as a victim of a workplace accident.

What You Might Not Know About Motorcycles in Colorado

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:27:30 -0600

As a Colorado resident, we constantly see signs over the highway reporting the amount of car and motorcycle accidents or deaths. You probably have caught yourself wondering why there are so many motorcyclists riding without a helmet?

The Do's and Don't of Workplace Injury Claims

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:01:41 -0600

If you are ever injured at work, you need to know your rights and what to do for the sake of your physical and financial recovery. Learn some tips right here in this article.

What Damages Can I Claim After a Drunk Driving Accident

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:50:33 -0500

A car accident is pretty daunting in itself. Moreover, if it is the case of drunk driving, matters get really tense. When you are the victim of such an accident, it takes a good deal of time for you to regain your peace of mind. Your anger might get out of control on finding that the other driver or party was drunk!

Information About Hip and Pelvis Injury Compensation

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:03:51 -0500

Hip and pelvis injuries such as dislocations, fractures, and Bursitis, are incredibly painful and life-altering. If you were negligently hurt and have similar orthopedic injuries like these, it is vital that you get in touch with a licensed personal injury attorney immediately.

How Car Accident Victims Can Improve Their Cases Before Their First Legal Consultation

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:54:08 -0500

The author, an experienced personal injury lawyer, explores how the victim of a car accident can help make their case better even before the initial consultation with an attorney. The article discusses the initial crash, documentation generated, law enforcement, and the pursuit of healthcare treatment.

Personal Injury Should Be Well Taken Care Of

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:56:16 -0500

If there is ever a situation where a person is suffering terribly from an injury, disability or in worse case scenarios, even death, mostly due to a careless negligence of an individual, in such cases, the personal injury law covers these instances and extends its hand for help. A severe injury can cost an individual to shell out a lot of money, sometimes an amount that the individual might not even be capable of paying, if you opt for a personal injury claim in such desperate moments then you are eligible to seek some compensation for the...

How to Complete a Self-Health Assessment Following a Car Accident

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:09:21 -0500

Car accidents are tricky in terms of injuries. Sometimes, a person can feel fine afterwards, but then days or weeks later, begin to experience severe signs of stress or bodily injury.

A Myth Regarding Personal Injury Protection

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:36:17 -0500

I often get told by my clients that they "do not want to make any claims on their own insurance policy" because "it will raise their rates." Like many things, this is an insurance tactic meant to scare people from claiming what is rightfully theirs. Let me elaborate further.

Who's Liable for Injuries Sustained in Public Transportation Accidents?

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 20:58:18 -0500

Public transportation is a reliable and necessary part of society. But if you are hurt on a bus, train, or other form of transient category, you must seek professional legal advice.

Common Benefits Received From Workers' Compensation

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 07:10:17 -0500

Workers' compensation is a blessing for those injured on the job. Learn what to expect, and what to do if your expectations are not met.

What Is Tort Law Exactly?

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:58:33 -0500

The law is a complex topic that can easily confuse even the brightest person. Learn what tort law is, and the various categories it can involve.

Q and A on Dog Bites

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:21:39 -0500

Always seek medical treatment for any dog bite. You may have injuries that you are not aware of initially. Nerve damage, injuries involving tendons or bones can result in lifelong problems. One of the more serious consequences of a bite by a dog can involve infection which can be deadly.

Everything You Need To Know About Working With A Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:23:13 -0500

When it comes to selecting a workers' compensation lawyer, you have to be careful and must select someone who is experienced in this area of the law. Read on to learn a few facts that matter.

4 Key Questions You Should Ask Before Bringing Your Road Traffic Accident Claim

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:50:20 -0500

Being involved in a road traffic accident is likely to be a traumatic experience, even if you walk away relatively unscathed physically the shock of such an event can leave you with psychological wounds that require treatment to heal properly. Suffering an injury, either physical, physiological or both, can have a devastating effect on your life. Your injury could prevent you from working, either short term or long term, it could make hobbies you once enjoyed impossible, and it could have a negative effect on your relationships with friends and loved ones causing them to either become damaged...

Can I Sue Someone in Civil Court for Assault?

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 21:15:18 -0500

Civil and criminal court adjudicate separate types of offenses. However, there are some offenses that fall under civil and criminal law. Assault is one of them.

Questions To Ask Yourself About Property Owner Conduct in a Slip and Fall Accident

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:38:11 -0500

Slip and fall accidents are common, and they tend to occur in common places, like retail stores, restaurants, grocery stores, and more. Learn how a property owner can be held liable for these kinds of incidents.

Avoid These Common Hotel Personal Injury Accidents

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:30:49 -0500

A hotel is not where you would expect to find danger while traveling or vacationing. But the reality is that you can get injured at a hotel if they are negligent in caring for their premises. Learn what to do if you are injured at a hotel or resort.

Understanding Negligence in a Medical Malpractice Claim

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:55:08 -0500

Medical malpractice claims are very complex. You need an experienced personal injury lawyer to help you understand your case, your rights, and the next steps to your claim process. Be sure to protect yourself right away with proper representation.

Injury Measures

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 08:41:25 -0500

Injuries are the most unexpected visitors since the time of human creation. They come when one least expects it to. While some injuries are curable and done so pretty quickly, some injuries take a long time to recover and at times don't recover at all.

Can I File a Claim If My Injuries Appeared After My Car Accident?

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:54:42 -0500

Car accidents may seem minor at first, until you start to feel the signs and symptoms of injury, even if it's days later. Learn about the onset of injuries following an auto accident, then talk to a personal injury lawyer about your options.

What Is the Role of an Accident Lawyer?

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:40:50 -0500

If you are wondering whether or not you need a personal injury lawyer to represent your accident claim, perhaps it might help to learn more about their professional duties and procedures. Use this information to decide if an accident lawyer is right for your claim.

The Settlement Process for a Personal Injury Claim

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:28:52 -0500

Personal injury cases vary in terms of settlement outcomes. However, most cases end up settling out of court, and for reasons that make sense. Learn why in this article.

Can My Personal Injury Claim End in a Structured Settlement?

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:52:13 -0500

There are both advantages and disadvantages of a structured settlement. Learn a little about personal injury lawsuits and structured settlements in this article.

Can I Sue a Pet Owner If My Child Is Bitten By Their Dog?

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:16:10 -0500

With summertime here, everyone is taking their beloved pets on walks and to the parks. Just be sure you are aware of your state's dog bite laws before you allow your children to pet a strangers dog.

Are Parents Liable For Their Teen's Driving?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:18:32 -0500

If you let your teen drive the family vehicle, be aware that you will likely be held liable for any damages they cause in a car accident. If you were injured by a teen driver, contact an accident attorney to learn your rights to compensation.

Your Fitness Tracker Could Help Your Personal Injury Case

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:58:46 -0500

Fitness tracker technology can alter the outcome of certain personal injury cases. If you've been injured in an accident and it has affected your day-to-day life, contact a Colorado personal injury lawyer at Burg Simpson for help.

Things You Should Know About Injuries

Mon, 29 May 2017 12:20:48 -0500

Injury is known to be any kind of damage that has caused the body pain and suffering. It is more of physical rather than being mental. The injuries might happen as a consequence of fall, accident, hit, weapon, carelessness and others.

What Happens If an Adjuster Denies My Personal Injury Claim?

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:28:22 -0500

If an adjuster denies your claim, learn what steps to take next. Trust an experienced personal injury lawyer to fight the adjuster and recover the settlement you deserve.

Three Debunked Myths About Compensation

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:12:52 -0500

There is a lot to be said about compensation and its place in our society and even more to be said about the phrase 'compensation culture'. It is a topic that causes polarising views in many people, none so much as those in the legal profession. This article is going to address three of the most commonly held myths regarding compensation.

What To Do When You're Attacked By a Dog

Tue, 23 May 2017 07:47:37 -0500

Being attacked by a dog is a terrifying and stressful event in anyone's life. Knowing ahead of an attack how to handle the situation as it unfolds can be extremely helpful. An important thing to note is to be sure to make medical treatment a priority and get to a hospital as soon as possible. A hospital may even have a specialist on hand to treat these bites. The staff can also treat the wounds to ensure that infections do not set in. Infections can arise from injuries from a canine, and can be even more serious than the initial bite.

What Are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents?

Tue, 23 May 2017 07:46:17 -0500

Getting into a car crash can not only be scary, but can lead to loss of earnings and serious injury. There are many factors that can cause a car accident. Here are some of the most common causes of car accidents that can easily be prevented.

Is It Time To Call a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Sun, 21 May 2017 13:32:09 -0500

This article outlines some of the circumstances under which you would retain a personal injury lawyer. It includes many situations that people find themselves in.

How to Protect My Rights After a Serious Motorcycle Crash

Mon, 08 May 2017 09:49:28 -0500

Bikers who are injured because of other motorists' negligent actions can take legal action to recoup medical costs, lost wages and for other damages related to the accident. Motorists must carry bodily injury liability insurance in NY in amounts of at least $30,000 per injured person and $60,000 per accident. They also must carry property damage liability insurance of at least $25,000 per accident.

What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury and How Does It Affect Victims?

Mon, 01 May 2017 20:18:21 -0500

A Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a blow to the head or sudden jerking motion causes damage to the brain. TBIs range from minor (concussions) to severe, with effects that can resolve over time or last a lifetime. Sometimes, brain injuries result in death.

How to Interview a Personal Injury Attorney

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:25:09 -0500

If you are looking for a trusted personal injury lawyer, be sure you know how to choose the right one for your case. Ask the questions that matter during your initial interview.

How Are New Technologies Changing Response Efforts To Extreme Auto Accidents?

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:54:52 -0500

Drones are now being used by emergency response personnel. They may use the technology to help in extreme life-threatening accidents and rescue situations.

What Parents Can Do to Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:54:48 -0500

For parents, keeping their children safe is not just a top priority, it is the top priority. However, the challenge of keeping their children safe gets more and more difficult as the child grows up, especially once children become teenagers and begin driving.

Steps to Take After a Serious Burn Accident

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:38:49 -0500

Burn injuries are often caused by fire-related accidents. The statistics of burn injuries and accidents in the U.S. will surprise you. Learn more about burn injuries, and what to do if you are ever confronted with a burn injury.

Car Accidents Near Cooper City

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:33:58 -0500

Review the latest statistics on auto accidents in the Cooper City, FL area. From common injuries to what you should do after a Cooper City car accident, the team at ChiroCare of Florida is here to explain how you can get on the path to healing after an injury-causing crash.

Car Accident Instructions for Injury Claims

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:33:45 -0500

After being involved in a car accident, it is important to know how to handle the situation without jeopardizing your safety, health, and rights to compensation. Learn the proper steps to take after a car accident that was not your fault.

All You Need To Know About a Personal Injury Lawyer

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:36:53 -0500

A civil litigator who gives legal representation to applicant declaring a psychological or physical injury is known as a personal injury lawyer or trial lawyer or plaintiffs. This can be the result of a careless act of another organization, person or entity. What Are Personal Injury Cases?

Injured in a Bicycle Accident on a Public Roadway?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:27:54 -0500

Bicycle accidents are commonly caused by driver negligence. Be sure you talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer to discuss your rights after being injured in a bicycle accident.

5 Common Mistakes That Cause Truck Accidents

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:16:34 -0500

Truck accidents can lead to very serious injuries, damages, and losses. If you were recently injured in a truck accident, it is imperative that you learn your rights as soon as possible.

How Do You Know When You Need a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer?

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:19:19 -0600

Collisions involving motorcycles happen every day. This article discusses some of the injuries they can cause and how a motorcycle accident lawyer can help. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury due to an accident involving a motorcycle, you should look into hiring a motorcycle accident lawyer. While a lawyer can't undo the injuries that you and your family have suffered, they can and will help you find justice.

How to Choose a Lawyer for a Personal Injury Case

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:28:39 -0600

Choosing a personal injury attorney for you case can be difficult and overwhelming. Extensive research is involved before you make your choice.

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:22:38 -0600

Injured in a slip and fall accident and unsure what to do? Read to know about the next steps to be taken.

Were You Injured in a Bus Accident?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:33:46 -0600

Bus accidents are serious. If you were involved in a bus accident that left you injured, contact a personal injury attorney to learn your rights to compensation.

Your Personal Injury Claim: A Practical Guide to Drafting a Witness Statement

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:43:38 -0600

If you have suffered a personal injury and are bringing a claim then your witness statement will effectively tell your version of events. However, there is more to a witness statement than a typed note of what has happened. It is a formal, structured document that must adhere to certain standards in order to be valid. This article explains what to include and how to structure your statement.

Dog Bites Can Be Serious, Even Deadly

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:01:39 -0600

These days even a small injury can turn into a pile of medical bills that could have you on the ropes of life for many years to come. You need money from those responsible to cover these hefty medical expenses. The best thing you can do to protect yourself, moving forward, is to find a good dog bite lawyer.

Is a Dog Bite a Personal Injury?

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:52:11 -0600

Personal injury is a very broad term and can cover many situations, especially in a dog bite case. A dog bite injury caused by another's negligence can be considered a personal injury. In the case of a serious dog bite, you need an expert dog bite lawyer on your side.

Is Food Poisoning a Valid Workers' Compensation Claim?

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:57:48 -0600

You might not think that a food borne illness is something you can collect workers' compensation for, but in many cases, you can. Learn what makes a food poisoning workers' comp claim valid, and what does not.

Do You Have Injuries From a Big Rig Accident?

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:24:01 -0600

If you or a family member were in a big rig trucking accident that was clearly the fault of the actions by the truck driver and/or the owner of the company, you will need the services of a top notch, experienced personal injury lawyer who has handled such a case before. The right attorney will have a team of people who are experienced and capable of finding out all of the particulars and details of your situation.

Top Reasons Why You Need to Hire an Auto Accident Lawyer

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:33:03 -0600

As an injured person in a car accident, you are the victim of the carelessness of another person or of circumstances beyond your control, and you don't really want to be one again. Since laws are different from state to state, it is important to get an auto accident attorney who is familiar with the area you live in when you want to pursue a car accident case.

Dog Bite? Why You Need a Dog Bite Lawyer

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:06:01 -0600

If you end up becoming a dog attack victim, it is very important to realize that you can't take any sort of compensation from the owner of the dog that bit you. One of the biggest mistakes that a dog attack victim can make, is accepting money from the owner of the dog. If you do this, you may be eliminating the possibility of receiving any sort of legal compensation in court. Because of this, getting a lawyer as soon as you can is ideal.

How to Calculate Compensation in a Personal Injury Claim

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:48:54 -0600

When you bring a claim for Personal Injury or Clinical Negligence, you will see that compensation is not an arbitrary figure selected at random. It is a carefully calculated amount. The figure you arrive at is made up of two separate figures, one amount for your pain suffering and loss of amenity (known as General Damages in UK law). Then a second amount for any financial expenses you have been put to because of the injury or negligent treatment (known as Special Damages in UK law). This article will discuss what kind of financial loss you can claim and how to calculate these.

Head Injury Attorney

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:23:02 -0600

This attorney handles cases that relate to closed head injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Their main job is to litigate the client's case to get a settlement that is in the best interest of their client. They may represent the clients, called plaintiffs, or defend the one that is being sued. Head injury cases can take years to settle if their client is still getting rehabilitation.

Low-Impact Injuries - What to Do

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:47:16 -0600

Many auto accidents are considered "low-impact" and what this means is that there is only minor damage to the car and the accident occurred when the speed was less than ten miles per hour. Most of these happen when you are hit in the rear end and you and any passengers suffered back and/or neck injuries. The contributing factor is that the accident was unexpected and the occupants do not have time to brace themselves.

Accident Concussion Affecting Your Family? You Need Help Now!

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:11:32 -0600

The brain is the most complicated organ in the human body. It is believed that scientists and researchers know less than 10 percent about the functions of the brain or how it reacts to injuries. What they do know, however, is that injuries to the brain can cause personality changes, memory loss, and even cause people to lose bodily functions. These symptoms and conditions can occur instantly, or may take months or longer to appear.

Dog Bite Laws May Not Protect You or Your Family

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:08:29 -0600

When it comes to dog bite laws it can be a little tricky for someone who does not know the latest and up-to-date information and legal terminology. The process can become grueling, and you are already under a substantial amount of stress dealing with the injuries from dog bite. Whether it was you who was the dog bite victim or your loved one was bitten by a dog, seeking out adequate legal representation early on will be essential in the process of getting you the monies you deserve to make up for medical, physical and emotional healing - not to mention your losses suffered due to the attack.

Get The Compensation You Deserve When In An Accident With An Uninsured Driver

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:00:27 -0600

Insurance helps in paying for expenses that result from major or minor accidents when two vehicles collide. It therefore can be very confusing as to how to approach compensation when you realize that the other driver involved in the accident has no insurance or what they have is not enough yet they are responsible for the occurrence.

Car Accident Claims in At-Fault States

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 07:03:12 -0600

If you live in a state that places car accident liability and fault on the responsible party, you need to know this information. It is important to know your liability when you are involved in a car accident.

Advantages Of Choosing A Good Personal Injury Attorney

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:04:06 -0600

Most of the times, people often wonder as to why they need a personal injury attorney to represent their case. The truth is that, when you have an expert at the helm of the affairs, you can be sure that your case would be taken forward nicely in the court and that you will receive due compensation for the injuries caused to you in the accident. It is a bigger pain not to get proper justice than to suffer the actual pain of the injuries; therefore, ensure that you immediately call an expert when you are involved in such a case so that you are not exploited by the court authorities or anybody else. Here are some of the top advantages you will get when you hire an expert who has ample experience dealing with cases like these.

A Property Owner's Responsibility and Liability of Their Premises

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 07:18:11 -0600

As a property owner, you have a certain level of responsibility in terms of protecting guests, visitors, and pedestrians. Talk to a personal injury lawyer if you were negligently injured on someone's property.

What To Do If You Are in a Parking Lot Accident

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:18:25 -0600

About twenty percent of all vehicle accidents occur in parking lots. If you find yourself in a parking lot mishap, knowing what to do can make the situation less stressful and increase the chances you receive proper compensation for any damages.

Different Kinds of Personal Injury Claims

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:59:44 -0600

A personal injury claim is a tort claim (a civil wrong by one person upon another, causing loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the one who caused the harm or tortious act, the tortfeasor). This personal injury claim has two facets to it, liability and damages. What are the damages suffered by the plaintiff, and is the defendant liable for these damages. The lawsuit is filed in a civil court by the plaintiff alleging that his injury was caused by the negligence of another.

What Makes a Great Personal Injury Lawyer?

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:46:32 -0600

We all get injured in life, but most of these incidents are self-inflicting and not too severe. However, when a second party is involved and the outcome is catastrophic, a need for a great Personal Injury Lawyer is created.

Tips To Choose A Personal Injury Attorney

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:18:07 -0600

A personal injury case is one where you have been injured by somebody or when you have injured somebody in any way.Such cases can have severe consequences if you don't handle them properly. Irrespective of whether you are at fault or not, you need file these cases on time, so that you get some consideration from the officers. Personal injury can occur due to many reasons. It is important to get a professional personal injury attorney to defend your case so that you get fair treatment in your case. There may be a lot of personal injury attorneys in your locality, making it difficult for you to choose the right one for you. Here are a few tips that you need to keep in mind while choosing an one to defend your case.

How to Handle a Car Accident in a Company Vehicle

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:22:10 -0600

If you are involved in a car accident while driving a company vehicle, there are some things you should know. It is important to never admit fault or show remorse, as this can be used to assign blame later on.

Car Accident Lawyers Tell You What Your Insurance Company Doesn't Want You To Know

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:27:41 -0600

After an accident, most insurance companies strive to settle the claim as quickly as possible. They know you may be strapped for cash after an accident due to medical bills and loss of wages. Insurance companies save money by offering you a settlement for far less than it is worth, as fast as possible. However, a personal injury lawyer is aware of the tactics insurance companies use to save their company money.

Do You Need The Advice Of a Car Accident Lawyer?

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:39:53 -0600

If you have been injured in an accident or have a loved one who died at the hands of another driver, contact a personal injury lawyer today for advice. Speaking with an attorney is the best way to learn your options so you can move forward.

Is There an Advantage to Settling an Accident Claim Out of Court?

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:40:29 -0500

Learn the key differences between going to trial and settling out of court for a personal injury lawsuit. A seasoned accident lawyer can give you all the proper and professional information you need for your injury claim.

The Hazards of Texting While Driving

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:18:02 -0500

Cell phones have become ubiquitous across the country. However, the increased power and speed of phones has lead to an increase in their usage... even by motorists while driving. This usage is hazardous for a variety of reasons.

Getting Legal Help for Your Serious Injuries

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:51:59 -0500

An accident resulting in serious injuries can forever alter your life. It can mean you aren't able to return to work and you have a mountain of legal bills. There is also the issue of ongoing pain and suffering. Don't just accept this as part of your life and go through the struggles.