You have probably heard the term personal injury while watching the news, or read about it on billboards while cruising down the highway. Have you ever wondered what injuries qualify? A personal injury is what it sounds like – an injury occurring to a person. It does not include property damage. It is damage to the body. It can, however, occur as part of a property damage event, such as a car accident. Find out more about what constitutes a personal injury claim by reviewing these two examples. (more…)
Posts published in “Injury Law”
Accidents happen for all sorts of reasons. Whether it’s a motor vehicle collision or something went wrong at the doctor, there are times when these accidents result in serious injuries.
There are times when a loved one has a severe injury that can’t be fixed entirely. While the level of disability may exist, there may also be something else looming. Death may occur in the days, weeks, or even months after an accident occurs. If you suspect that the underlying incident may have caused the demise of your loved one, (more…)
If a serious workplace accident has you injured, the pain alone might be enough to keep you in bed for days. Beyond that, the headache, stress, and hassle of trying to work with your employer on paying your claim can be a complete nightmare. It is unfortunate and unfair, but employers and insurance companies tend to have a stronger grip on workers comp laws that you do. (more…)
Have you or a loved one experienced pain and suffering due to gross negligence? You’ve likely seen TV commercials or parodies that asked a similar question. If the answer is yes, you should enlist the services of a personal injury lawyer. Referrals from family and friends are a great place to begin your search. Here are some other things you should know to narrow down your choices. (more…)
Sometimes dealing with a car accident’s aftermath can be almost as bad as the accident itself. Here are a few measures that can help ease the burden and, depending on the nature of the accident, may even save you a significant amount of hassle. (more…)