Staying Strong Throughout Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
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In 2014, according to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, there was a total of 299,452 motor vehicle accidents, with 20,548 of those accidents involving 3 or more vehicles. As a result of the 20,548 accidents, 94 were fatal, 12,544 resulted in personal injury and 7,910 resulted in property damage. While these numbers are staggering, there are some things you need to know if you are involved in a multiple vehicle auto accident. Read More»
If a retail establishment cannot provide you with a safe place to shop, you may be entitled to damages for their negligence. It may be every shopper’s responsibility to take care when out in public, but in some cases, the liability (fault) for the accident lies with the store itself. Read on to learn more about how to deal with accidents while shopping.
The Burden of Responsibility
Stores are charged with ensuring a safe, hazard-free environment for shoppers and they are expected to do that by policing for potential hazards and warning patrons in a timely manner of hazards. Read More»
If you’ve been hurt in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to compensation from the other party for your pain and suffering, loss of income, vehicle repairs, and medical bills that are associated with your injuries. Hiring an experienced car crash attorney is an excellent way to optimize your chance of being awarded fair compensation – here are a few things you can do to support your lawyer and help ensure their success while representing you: Read More»
Was your car demolished by a truck that took a turn too wide and now you’re facing medical bills, immobility and more? There are several factors that could have led to the truck driver making the mistake and hitting your vehicle, like poor distance judgement, reckless driving, being over their driving hours and more.
It’s your lawyer’s job to get to the bottom of the problem, figure out why this accident happened, and get you the settlement that you need to move on with your future. Read More»
No two car accidents are identical. In some cases, injuries are immediate. However, in other cases, injuries from an accident might not immediately surface. This can be a challenge. Some people assume that the lack of injury right away means that they are just fine. Don’t fall for this mistake. You may still be injured and you need to protect your rights.
The Excitement Of It All
Whether large or small, an accident is an exciting event that gets your adrenaline pumping. Read More»
If someone caused your car accident because they were using the Snapchat app while driving, contact a personal injury attorney for help. Although makers of the app recommend that people don’t use the app while driving, some individuals do. The users take pictures, or selfies, of themselves while driving, or they use the app’s special filters to record their driving speeds. Both actions can keep drivers from paying attention to the road. Read More»
If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be faced with some financial difficulties. The challenges of not being able to work and having to pay a multitude of medical bills can simply be overwhelming. The ideal thing to do is to file a workers’ compensation claim. However, this is a process that will take time to achieve, and you may be denied reimbursement for your losses. It may be helpful to know some of the most common reasons you will be turned down for workers’ compensation. Read More»
In many cases, getting someone to represent you in a disability case can be a huge advantage. Here is what you need to know about appointing someone to represent you for a social security disability case.
Benefits of Getting Representation
For one, getting a representative to advocate for you can give your case a better leg to stand on. Someone who represents people for social security disability cases as a living is likely to have deep knowledge on how the process works. Read More»
One of the most difficult cases that you can become involved with is a workers’ compensation case, mostly because your employer and his or her insurance company will often fight as hard as possible to have your claim rejected in order to avoid having to pay for your injuries in the workplace. Listed below are two reasons to hire a workers’ compensation attorney after you have been injured on the job. Read More»
If you drive a car, chances are you have been caught in a traffic jam at some point. Most people can relate to trudging through a gridlock of seemingly immobile cars while the lights of emergency response vehicles flash up ahead. Few things are more irritating.
Have you ever stopped to wonder what it would be like to arrive just a few minutes earlier? Hopefully, you will never have to witness a car accident, but if you do, be familiar with the proper procedure. Read More»