If you're injured in a car accident that you are not at fault for, you can expect to get a financial settlement from the other driver's insurance company. But the size of your settlement can depend on several factors, and it must be remembered that insurance companies want to pay out as little as possible. An injury from a car wreck can cause a lot of problems in your life, and you deserve the best settlement possible.
17 May 2016
One of the most valuable, and important, benefits of your workers' comp insurance is the opportunity to recover at home and still earn some of your previous salary. This insurance allows you to concentrate on healing so that you can get back to work quickly. But it's important to understand that your workers' comp benefits are connected to the category of your injury. Read on to learn more about the three categories of workers' comp.
3 May 2016
Were you a victim of an injury as a result of negligence? If so, you may want to consider bringing a lawsuit against those at fault in order to recoup any losses you endured due to your injuries. Before filing any claims, it is necessary to notify those who were involved that they will be connected to your lawsuit. The following are some steps to take in order to properly notify those responsible:
20 April 2016
When you're a victim of a vicious dog attack, you can file a personal injury claim to recover damages for your injuries. Unfortunately, there are many pitfalls that can lead to your case falling apart or result in compensation that isn't sufficient to cover the cost of your medical expenses and other losses. Read on to learn what not to do when preparing to file a dog-bite claim so as to improve your chances of getting full compensation.
8 April 2016
Nearly everyone has heard the term "class action lawsuit", but few understand why such lawsuits are brought and how it may benefit the claimants, or the people who make up the "class". If you have ever purchased a product or service, or worked in an industry, you could be a member of the class referred to in the title. Reading the notices informing you about these lawsuits can be daunting and confusing, with lots of legalese to sort through.
29 March 2016
Dogs have been a man's best friend since the beginning of time. They are loving and loyal companions, so it's difficult when a dog attack lawsuit is brought against you. The worst thing about a dog biting lawsuit is that it could lead to your furry pet being deemed a vicious animal and would result in it being put down. Though it is difficult to defend your pet effectively against an attack lawsuit, it is not impossible.
16 March 2016
When you're hurt on the job, it's important to retain legal counsel in a timely manner; if you wait too long, there might not be time to hire the right workers' compensation attorney and file your case. In North Carolina, you have two years to file Form 18, a document that serves as an official written notice of your workplace accident to the North Carolina Industrial Commission. Two years might seem like plenty of time, but by the time you hire your attorney and he or she builds the case for you, several months can pass.
9 March 2016
When it is raining, snowing or icy outside, it is expected for drivers to adjust their driving habits to the weather that is being experienced. Ultimately, drivers should begin to drive more cautiously. Unfortunately, this doesn't always occur and it can lead to a serious car accident. For victims, if it can be proven that the other driver did not adjust his or her driving habits accordingly to the inclement weather, it may be possible to recover damages for their recklessness.
23 February 2016
While the convenient payment options provided by furniture rental companies make them an ideal place to go when you need furniture without having to pay for it up front, these businesses have a constant cycle of used furniture funneling through their facility thanks to returns and customers who only use the pieces for a short time. Unfortunately, if you shop for furniture at a rental store, you could be exposing yourself to the danger of bringing uninvited bed bugs home with you.
10 February 2016
Filing a personal injury lawsuit can be a pretty arduous experience. You will need to deal with a lot of paperwork and a lot of laws, which means that you might get a little overwhelmed. To help you out, here is a brief overview of one of the most important laws that you will need to deal with: comparative negligence. What is comparative negligence? In simple terms, comparative negligence is a doctrine that weighs the responsibility of the plaintiff when it comes to calculating compensation.
28 January 2016