Understanding Car Accident Claims

  • Not Just Lost Wages: Understanding Lost Earning Capacity

    24 October 2018

    When a car accident occurs, it can change your entire life. You may be suffering from physical injuries, a wrecked vehicle, and be out of work for the time being. You may have heard of one form of damage known as lost wages. Some accident victims, however, may qualify for a less common form of personal injury damages known as lost earning capacity. If the accident has left you with a reduced ability to perform at your career, read on to learn more.

  • How To Tell When You Need A Medical Negligence Attorney

    22 September 2018

    Just because your doctor was not able to heal or cure you does not mean that they were negligent in their treatment of you. Medicine is not an exact science. Sometimes, no matter how skilled and knowledgeable a physician is you are not healed or may even end up in worse condition than what you were in when you first sought out help. However, there are also times when someone treating you did not do everything the way it should have been done.

  • Why Your Medication Needs To Be Labeled When You Carry It With You

    11 August 2018

    People who are pulled over and shortly thereafter arrested for an OWI are often shocked to hear that their own medication was the reason for their arrest. An OWI lawyer in these cases can often get the charges kicked out. However, to avoid such a shock in the future, your medication always needs to be in a pharmacy-issued container, and labeled. Here is why. The Arresting Officer Spotted the Pills and Jumped to Conclusions

  • Don't Lessen Your Compensation

    19 July 2018

    If you've suffered injuries as the result of another driver you are entitled to compensation. The amount can vary and a great deal depends on things like the severity of your injuries and the skills of your personal injury attorney. There are also a few issues that might lessen your compensation that can be directly traced to your actions during or after the accident. Getting everything you deserve is vital when you are facing medical bills, a wrecked car and time missed from work.

  • The Complications Of Diabetes And Social Security Disability

    30 May 2018

    When it comes to diabetes you might be shocked at the widespread damage this single disease can do. In fact, diabetes should not even be thought of as a single disease since it affects so many systems of the body. If the many symptoms of diabetes have affected your ability to work at your job, then you might be considering how Social Security could help. Read on to learn more about getting Social Security disability to pay you benefits for your diabetes.

  • What Happens If You Win A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

    20 April 2018

    It is never easy to see someone you love lose their life because of the negligence of someone else, and no amount of money could ever compensate for the loss of that person's life. However, filing a wrongful death claim can appease a small amount of the frustration, emotional distress, and financial strain that can come from losing someone too soon by the fault of someone else. Most people are pretty familiar with why you would file a wrongful death accident claim and even what happens during the claim process, but many have no idea what happens if you actually win the claim.

  • The Steps Of Filing An Injury Lawsuit

    27 March 2018

    If you have suffered an injury that put you at a financial loss, you'll certainly be looking to receive compensation. Here are the basic steps you need to file a lawsuit for your personal injury. Evaluate Your Case The first step is to take a look at the circumstances that surround your injury, and figure out if you actually have a valid case on your hands that could win in court.

  • 5 Basic Lawsuit Terms You'll Encounter In A Personal Injury Lawsuit Case

    26 February 2018

    If you want to file a personal injury lawsuit case, you are going to encounter a host of terms that you don't usually encounter in your day to day life. Knowing these terms will help you better understand what is happening with your case when you talk with your attorney or law firm. Plaintiff When you are the person who files a lawsuit, you re the plaintiff. The plaintiff is the person or parties that file the lawsuit.

  • Liable To Be At Fault

    23 January 2018

    If you've been in a wreck, you have likely heard the word "liability" thrown about a lot. This word sounds a bit confusing, but understanding its meaning is vital if you find yourself involved in a claim or suit with the at-fault driver. It's important to realize that the level of liability on both sides has a direct impact on the amount of your compensation. Read on to learn more about liability when it comes to car wrecks.

  • Several Things To Know Concerning Auto Accidents

    18 December 2017

    The experience of being the victim of an automobile accident can be one of the more devastating things that could happen to you. While there are legal protections in place for those that are victims in these cases, a lack of accurate information can prove to be a major hindrance as you work your way through the process of resolving the legal and financial ramifications of your auto accident. What If You Were Partially Responsible For The Auto Accident?