Truck Accident Attorney Consultation: Perform DIY Research Beforehand


When you meet with a truck accident attorney, he or she is going to ask you a wide assortment of questions. These questions are designed to not only help determine whether they are a good fit to be your lawyer, but they are also to help determine whether or not your case has any merit. An attorney isn't going to accept a case that isn't going to stand up in court.

24 February 2016

Do Snowball Fight Injuries Qualify For Personal Injury Damages?


Winter is an amazing time. Not only do you get to spend the holidays with your family, but you also get cold weather and more importantly, snow! There aren't many things as exciting as a snow day, regardless of age, as snow days are usually spent enjoying hot chocolate, building snowmen, and, of course, starting snowball fights. However, you've probably already experienced how quickly a friendly snowball battle can turn south.

10 February 2016

How Does Worker's Compensation Work?


Even though you've been in the workforce for a significant period of time, you may not understand  workers compensation. When you are injured on the job or develop a job-related illness, it is important that you grasp how this compensation insurance works so that you can get the help that you need. Eligibility Eligibility for workers' compensation varies according to the rules of each state. In most states, any work-related injury or illness is covered whether it was caused by the employer, the customer, or even the employee, with a few exceptions.

28 January 2016

Is Your Medical Malpractice Case Strong?


When you submit a claim to your medical care provider's insurance company for malpractice, the company will evaluate how strong your case is. If your case is not too strong, there is a possibility that the insurance company could reject your claim. Before filing your claim, it is a good idea to evaluate it to find weak spots that could possibly hinder your case. Here are some things to look for.

14 January 2016

Even Seemingly Strange Accidents Deserve Respect Before The Law


Bad things quite often happen to the best out there. Regardless of how careful a person you might be, you are still susceptible to getting hurt in an accident. In fact, you have little way to prevent most accidents from occurring. The most bizarre harms affect common people all the time. Following are three of the more strange personal injury cases handled by American lawyers.  Fortunately, when done harm, regardless of how seemingly unique the situation, you can count on a personal injury attorney to help get recompense from the person or entity responsible.

31 December 2015

Break The Mold: A Guide To Toxic Mold Litigation And Landlords


If you rent your residence, you should be aware of property damage and health issues arising from toxic mold. Mold grows in moist areas like basements, showers, attics, or water-damaged paneling. The experts sent to analyze the mold by your lawyer and the defendant's lawyer will often be at odds about the cause of injury or illness, which makes pursuing claims tricky. Here is some information about pursuing toxic mold claims against landlords.

18 December 2015

Why Shouldn't You Wait To Call A Trucking Accident Lawyer?


If you're seriously injured in a trucking accident, you may wait until you get out of the hospital to call an attorney. But that might be the wrong thing to do. Even if your injuries leave you unable to walk or leave the hospital, it's critical that you or someone you love contact a trucking accident lawyer as soon as possible. A trucking accident lawyer needs to file a claim for your case before it's too late, or you may not have a chance to do so later.

10 December 2015

Getting Started With Workers' Comp


If you were injured on the job, then you are probably interested in workers' comp. However, you might not know where to start or how the process actually works. Here is an introduction to getting the compensation that you deserve: What is workers' comp? First of all, it's a good idea to have some basic understanding of what workers' comp really is. In essence, workers' comp is a state-mandated insurance program.

20 November 2015

Mistakes That Will Unnecessarily Shrink Your Final Settlement in a Personal Injury Case


When you are filing a personal injury claim, there are small mistakes you could make that could lead to your personal injury claim being dismissed. Even worse is that you may even be held responsible for the injuries of another party, such as after a fight, and you may end up losing a counter-claim. Here are some actions to avoid:  Signing without Understanding Do not sign anything that you do not understand without receiving advice from a personal injury attorney.

11 November 2015

Explaining The Principle Of Res Ipsa Loquitur In Personal Injury Law


In a medical malpractice case, the plaintiff is required to prove the defendant's negligence. However, there are some cases where you don't have to prove this because the occurrence of the accident, in itself, implies negligence. This is known as the principle of "res ipsa loquitur," a Latin phrase with the literal meaning of "the thing speaks for itself." There are three elements you need to prove to succeed with the "

29 October 2015