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How Medical Evidence Features In Injury Cases

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When presenting a case, one of the biggest concerns a personal injury lawyer usually wants to address is how much medical evidence is available. There are a variety of legal reasons why this part of filing a claim or advancing a lawsuit is critical, but these three issues are among the most important. Showing Damages A baseline question that has to be addressed at the start of nearly all injury cases is, "

11 February 2020

Great Expectations: What To Expect From A Car Accident Settlement

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Accident victims deserve to be "made whole again" using personal injury compensation. This old-fashioned legal term means that victims should be brought back to their previous state or as close to that as possible using financial means. When you seek money damages from the driver who hit you and sent you to the hospital, you are not being greedy – you are just trying to right a wrong. The question always arises of the amount you might be entitled to be paid.

7 February 2020

How To Seek Compensation After A Boat Collision With An Underwater Object

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Boating can be much more unpredictable than other forms of transportation. You might not realize that there's an object that's submerged and your boat might strike this object and begin sinking. If you have an accident as a passenger, you might suffer an injury when the boat strikes an object. Depending on the actions taken by the boat operator, you may have a personal injury case. Understanding Negligence A boat operator is typically considered negligent for a boat accident if he or she has been speeding or has been operating the boat in dense fog.

5 February 2020

The Basics Of Motorcycle Personal Injury Cases

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Motorcycle accidents have the potential to be quite dangerous. These accidents are more common than you might think, and they can lead to serious injuries that can be devastating. Some patients suffering from motorcycle accident injuries never completely recover. In this guide, you will learn more about motorcycle accidents and what you should do next for your case. What Kind of Accidents Can Lead to Personal Injury Cases? After you experience a motorcycle accident, you may suffer from a variety of injuries.

3 February 2020

Understanding When To Hire A Workers Compensation Attorney

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Worker's compensation insurance is a type of insurance policy that the vast majority of employers are legally required to carry. This type of insurance is designed to protect employees if they are injured while at work. In most cases, filing a worker's compensation claim after a workplace injury is fairly straightforward, but there are situations that can become complicated. Thus, there are instances where one may require the services of a worker's compensation attorney.

31 January 2020

Self-Driving Features And Personal Injury Claims: What To Expect

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Autonomous, or self-driving, functions are not features of the future. There are plenty of vehicles that have this capability on the road right now. This level of control, or lack thereof, raises plenty of safety concerns, and there has been little discussion about who will be to blame if these systems fail and cause a crash. Responsibility to Monitor Self-driving features are awesome in that they give the driver the opportunity to allow the vehicle's technology to drive and stay in the lane.

29 January 2020

Filing A Lawsuit? Two Reasons Why You Need An Attorney

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Filing a lawsuit is a very serious matter. There is a lot on the line and if someone else's negligence has caused you to experience extensive injuries you deserved to be compensated. Trying to go it on your own can be a big mistake because the stakes are heavy. You need the funds from the lawsuit to cover your expenses and the longer the ordeal plays out, the further behind you become.

28 January 2020

The Basics Of Choosing A Lawyer For Your Auto Accident Case

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If you were seriously hurt in a car accident that was not your fault, you may be looking at your options for filing an auto accident injury claim. If you are reaching out to an attorney for representation, there are some things that you should discuss in your consultation to help you choose the right attorney to represent you. Here are a couple of those things that you should be asking, and what to look for in the answers.

27 January 2020

The Benefits Of Selecting A Motorcycle Attorney Who Is Actually A Motorcycle Enthusiast Themselves

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If you have been injured while riding a motorcycle, and another driver had some or all of the responsibility for the accident, there are many questions you should ask as you look for services from a motorcycle attorney. One of the lesser known questions that you may wish to consider asking is whether the attorney is a motorcycle rider or motorcycle enthusiast themselves. Here are a few of the reasons why it may be beneficial for you to hire an attorney who is familiar with riding motorcycles.

23 January 2020

Choking Deaths In Nursing Homes: A Wrongful Death Nightmare

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Placing a loved one in a nursing home is always a tough decision, but there often comes a time when it has to be done. Unfortunately, this decision can be harder to accept when a loved one suffers an accident by choking to death in the home. Is a wrongful death lawsuit possible in this situation? Yes, it is very likely that a grieving loved one could sue — not that this will bring their loved one back.

22 January 2020