28 September 2017
When you're a victim in a medical malpractice suit, it can feel like everything is against you. Not only are you trying to heal and recover from your medical issues, you're also left having to sort out the details of how to deal with the case and the mistakes that your medical provider made. Here are a few tips to help you determine if you should consider mediation or arbitration as part of your lawsuit.
13 September 2017
Especially for new motorcycle riders, that first accident can be a traumatic experience. Not only are you at greater risk of injury as a motorcycle rider, but the incident itself can leave you shaken and confused. One of the key things that you need to determine in the moments after a motorcycle accident is who was at fault. It's not always an easy determination, but knowing that will be the first step toward dealing with your personal injuries and potentially seeking restitution if the other driver was to blame.
26 August 2017
The loss of a loved one is difficult to cope with it. When that death is the result of a suicide that was possibly caused by another party, it can be even more to handle. If you believe that another party is responsible for your loved one's suicide, here is what you need to know. Can You Sue the Other Party? A wrongful death lawsuit is filed when another party's negligence led to the death of another.
16 August 2017
The ways that a car accident can cause suffering are seemingly endless: injuries to your physical health, the loss of transportation, financial problems due to missing work and more. Fortunately, you may find a way to get compensation for some of those losses and perhaps even more. Pain and suffering is a less-understood factor in most accident situations, so read on to learn more about what pain and suffering is and how to be compensated for it.
14 August 2017
No one wants to be injured on the job. Unfortunately, accidents do happen. When they do, you need to be prepared for the long-haul; that time between the accident and your return to work. If you've been injured on the job, one of the first things you'll need to do is hire an attorney; if you haven't already done that. Hiring an attorney for your workers compensation case can mean the difference between getting the care and service you need, and being left without proper coverage.
4 August 2017
Losing a loved one due to the wrongful actions of another can be emotionally painful, and it can also cause numerous expenses that you and your family would not otherwise incur. If you have lost a loved one due to the actions of another person, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Hiring a personal injury lawyer is a good first step toward building a case and making the person responsible financially responsible for his or her actions.
18 July 2017
Settling an injury case before trial has several benefits. It helps you avoid the uncertainties of trial, ensures you get your money as soon as possible, and allows you to maintain your privacy. This doesn't mean that resolution before trial is always a good idea. For example, you shouldn't settle your case without answering these three questions: Is the Money Worth It? For most people, the major point of pursuing a personal injury case is to seek monetary compensation for the damages occasioned by the accident.
14 July 2017
Now that summer is officially here, it's time to make those vacation plans. If a road trip is involved, you're probably going to see your fair share of big rigs during your travels, especially if you're going to be traveling along the interstates. While you're traveling, it's important to remember that passenger vehicles aren't always easy for truck drivers to spot. This is particularly true at night, and during high-traffic times, such as during rush hour.
4 July 2017
Being injured at work and having to take time off while you recover can put you in quite a financial dilemma. Your bills do not stop coming because you cannot go to work and you often do not earn a paycheck after you use up all of your sick days. If you have been injured at work, use the guide below to learn what steps to make to ensure that you can be paid for your injuries through worker's compensation.
25 June 2017
If your parent is living in a nursing home, you should know that they're at risk of becoming the victim of elder abuse. In fact, studies show thatabout 1.4 million Americans. When you chose a nursing home for your parent, you hoped that they would be kept, happy, healthy, and safe. Unfortunately, many seniors who are residing in nursing homes, are not living under any of those conditions. According to statistics, about 1 in 3 nursing homes throughout America.