There are several things that need to occur after a lawsuit has been filed, but before a case is presented to a jury. For example, there is the discovery process, which involves depositions. It is important to be prepared before going into a deposition.… Read More
Insurance companies often try to quickly contact injury victims after a crash and offer a settlement to close a claim as soon as possible. While victims are tempted to accept these offers, they are often worth far less than the full value of the claim.… Read More
Vicarious liability is when a person is financially liable for the negligent actions of another person. In a personal injury case, one entity may be held vicariously liable for someone else’s negligence even if he or she was not present at the time the… Read More
There are four things that must be proven when pursuing compensation for injuries caused by someone else’s negligence, including duty of care, breach of duty of care, causation and the existence of damages.
Causation is one of the most difficult things… Read More
If you are involved in an accident and suffer an injury, you have the legal right to pursue compensation for your damages from the liable party, which is usually the company that insures the at-fault driver or the premises where your accident occurred.… Read More
After an accident, injury victims may often question whether they should file a lawsuit to recover compensation for their damages. While a lawsuit may result in a favorable outcome, there are several factors that should be considered before taking a claim… Read More
One of the most important steps to take immediately after an accident is to seek medical treatment. You need to have your injuries properly diagnosed by a doctor so he or she can develop a treatment plan to help you reach maximum medical improvement.
Sticking… Read More
The thought of going to court is often enough to prevent injury victims from seeking the compensation they need to cover the costs of medical bills, recover lost wages and other damages.
However, there are alternatives to going to court, and many cases… Read More
When it comes to proving fault and damages after an accident, having someone to back up your version of the facts may be crucial in winning your personal injury case. However, some difficulties may arise in getting a person to provide a statement or even… Read More
Many businesses and organizations ask patrons to sign a liability waiver before participating in an activity or using their equipment. Businesses use these documents to attempt to shield themselves from liability and avoid being sued if a person is injured… Read More
Actual dollar amounts paid to clients after the deduction of attorney fees and expenses.