If you were clearly not the person responsible for causing the car accident you were recently in, you should have no trouble receiving compensation for your damages and injuries, but did you know that you might be able to seek compensation for a loss of quality of life? A loss of quality of life is something that is not always easy to prove, but it is something you can receive compensation for, and here are a few things to know about this.
3 December 2018
If you have suffered a personal injury, chances are that you will need legal assistance to get the compensation you deserve. Unfortunately, there are a lot of legal terms out that that can leave you feeling confused about what is happening to your case. It will help to get familiar with the following terms. Tort Most personal injury cases are considered torts, which is when something is done that's not technically a crime, but still has liability associated with it.
22 October 2018
A car accident can often leave the passengers of the vehicles severely injured, and these injuries can sometimes affect a person for the rest of his or her life. If you were in an accident and now have major injuries, you might be able to sue the person who caused the incident to occur. If you can sue, your personal injury lawyer will probably discuss maximum medical improvement (MMI) with you, as MMI is a very important concept in personal injury cases.
14 September 2018
If you have a medical malpractice case that includes a birth injury, the first thing that you need to do is find an attorney to represent you. Then, you need to make sure that you file a medical malpractice case with the courts before the deadline to file a case passes. Once you have a court date set, there are a couple of things that you and your attorney need to work on in order to win your case.
6 August 2018
Being arrested on criminal charges can be one of the scariest things to have happen to you. Whether or not you are actually guilty of the crime you are being charged with, the coming months are sure to be fraught with court dates and meetings with your attorney. Here are four tips that will help you navigate this challenging time. 1. Be honest with your lawyer. Many people who are arrested and charged with a crime lie to their lawyers because they are embarrassed about what they did.
9 July 2018
Whenever you're injured, the recovery time can be lengthy and you may feel eager to heal and move on. This feeling is even more prominent when the place you work was responsible for your injuries. Waiting for workers' comp benefits from an employer can be stressful, especially when you're unsure about whether those benefits will come through. Ensuring approval for your personal claim may be simpler when using tips like these.
6 June 2018
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides workers with certain medical conditions a monthly benefit if they qualify. SSDI is a government-run program and is full of red tape, rules, and conditions and can generally be confusing to most people, but when you can't work, it stands as a valuable form of assistance. This form of assistance is not confined to citizens, which may surprise some. Read on to learn more about why SSDI is a benefit for an unexpected class of people.
7 May 2018