Staying Strong Throughout Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
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One of the worst nightmares that new parents may face is when their precious bundle of joy is shaken by someone. Shaken baby syndrome is a diagnosis that is given to babies and small children who have been shaken to the point that they received brain damage. The injuries from being shaken can be severe enough that the babies hold on for dear life in the local neonatal intensive care unit and may suffer lifelong disabling conditions if they pull through, such as cerebral palsy. Read More»
If you have been injured in a recent accident that was no fault of your own, you may want to consider retaining one of the personal injury lawyers in your area. To help you decide whether it is time to retain a personal injury lawyer, you will want to check out the following points.
Your Injuries Are Preventing You From Working
When you are not able to work, you may not be able to receive any money from your employer, unless you have paid sick days that you can take. Read More»
After the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage throughout the country, same-sex couples were finally entitled to the same protections under the law once they were married. In many cases, this meant there was no confusion that they were allowed to pursue wrongful death cases should their spouses be killed in an accident. However, because families with same-sex parents can often be complicated, the law still has some gray areas.
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Immediately following a motor vehicle accident, it can be difficult to determine whether anyone involved in the crash – including yourself – will decide to file a legal claim later down the road. Luckily, this isn’t something that is required. Instead, you should take the proper precautions to prepare in the event a lawsuit is filed. After all, you cannot travel back in time and you want to make sure you’re prepared. Read More»
Every truck driver gets extensive training when it comes to safety on the road, but the universal fear that comes with driving a truck is being involved in a highway crash death or, less severely, injuries or losses from property damage. Here’s what you need to do if you ever find yourself involved in a truck driver accident.
Never Admit Fault Right Away
Never admit fault until you have discussed the full situation with an attorney. Read More»
Frequently you hear about vehicular accidents where cars and trucks hit motorcycles, but what about motorcyclists hitting other motorcyclists? It does happen, and usually because one or both drivers of these bikes were under the influence or distracted when they should have been paying attention to the road. If this has happened to you, here are some things you need to know about pursuing a case against the other motorcyclist. Read More»
When you are a passenger in a single-vehicle accident, often times it seems that the only viable option is to pursue financial compensation from the individual who was driving the vehicle you were in. Although this is a viable option, and their insurance should cover your initial medical bills, that is not your only option in pursuing compensation. Here is what you need to do and what some of your options may include in a single-vehicle car accident. Read More»
While you hope that you never have to file a worker’s compensation claim for an employee, it’s still a good idea to inform your employees upfront about your worker’s compensation policies. Doing so can help to streamline the process in the event that there’s ever an accident and/or a dispute. Here are some things to include in your employee handbook about worker’s compensation.
Who’s Expected to Do What
In a worker’s compensation claim, both you and your employee will have some obligations to fulfill. Read More»
When you go to a doctor, you trust that they will be able to diagnose your condition and prescribe the appropriate treatment. Doctors are human, though, and sometimes they get it wrong. They may misinterpret your symptoms, or the symptoms may point to a number of different possibilities. Sometimes they may get back faulty information from a lab or other medical partner. Simply put, misdiagnoses happen sometimes. The question is often whether the misdiagnosis is malpractice and whether it should lead to a legal action. Read More»
Getting into an accident with another driver can be scary and even painful depending on what type of injuries you may have suffered. When you want to assert your rights and receive the proper amount of money to pay for your damages, you need a strategic approach. As part of this strategic approach, consider the three tips in this article to remain in great legal standing and assert your rights in court or during a settlement. Read More»