Personal Injury Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation
The Basis of Tort and Personal Injury Law
A tort is defined as a negligent or intentional civil wrong not arising out of a contract or statute. A tort is an act which causes injury and individuals...
Elements of a Good Personal Injury Lawsuit
A good personal injury lawsuit is one that contains liability, damages, and collectability, and if any of these three items are missing from the case, the results will not prove favorable for the plaintiff. The first item needed for a good personal injury lawsuit is the involvement of liability.
How a Personal Injury Claim Works
The United State Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that in 2006, the annual average employment in private industries was over 111,270,000 people. The number of people who were suffering from an on-the-job injury is well over 4,000,000- nearly 4 percent of the employed population. By law, those people are required to receive workman’s compensation from their employers, to pay for their medical bills and cover the expenses of their leave of absence.
Four Deadly Sins That Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim
There are many critical decisions and actions that can affect whether you get full compensation for your personal/bodily in...
The amount of compensation awarded in a personal injury case depends on the victim’s past, present, and future medical bills, earnings, as well as their pain and suffering and other relevant damages incurred by the victim. Figuring out how much a victim should receive as compensation in a personal injury case...
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Your Claim and Amount of Compensation
After you have filed a claim with your insurance company, one of the first people you will encounter is the claims adjuster. Their primary objective is to get you to sign a release of your entire claim as cheaply as possible....
Finalizing and Accepting a Settlement
A personal injury settlement is an agreement reached between two parties in a civil lawsuit. In a settlement, one party attempts to keep the case from going to trial by offering an amount of money in the hopes that the other party will agree. Once you and the adjuster have agreed on your personal injury...
Statute of Limitations: Time Limit to File a Personal Injury Claim
If you have suffered a personal injury due to an automobile accident, medical malpractice, unsafe working conditions or another cause, the law limits the time in which you have to file a personal injury lawsuit. Failure to timely and properly file suit within the applicable limitation period...
Insurance Coverage Issues in Personal Injury Cases
Comprehensive insurance is similar to collision insurance, except that comprehensive insurance will pay for damages to your car when you are not at fault. Liability insurance pays for all expenditures, which are related to repairing any other cars involved in the accident. Liability...
Who is Going to Negotiate if There are Liens or Bills in Your Case?
With the current economy, many people cannot afford health insurance. If they are seriously injured through someone...
Drunk Driving: Far Reaching Liability for Damages Caused by Intoxicated Drivers
A drunk driver can cause tremendous damage and injury to motorists and pedestrians alike. Of course, those injured...