One of the things that can make or break a personal injury case is the presence of expert witnesses. Without one, the case can turn into their word versus yours. Here's what you should know about expert witnesses. Not Your Typical Kind of Witness An expert witness isn't like one of the witnesses that saw your accident. Those types of witnesses are important to your case as well, but you will still need an expert.
16 October 2015
Did you hurt your back or obtain another injury due to a slip and fall in a supermarket? If you are undergoing treatment that is expected to last for an extended amount of time, it is wise for you to file a lawsuit so you won't get into a financial bind from paying medical bills. Find out below what a lawyer can do for a slip-and-fall lawsuit and how much you can expect to be charged for the services.
2 October 2015
Did you get into a brawl due to a case of road rage that left you getting treated for an injury? You can sue your attacker with the help of a personal injury lawyer, as you shouldn't be stuck with your own medical bills for the injury. Find out below what a lawyer can do to get you paid and how much his or her legal fees might be. How Can a Lawyer Assist the Victim of a Road Rage Attack?
21 September 2015
If you're involved in a lawsuit, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. This can be a stressful time for most people and is sure to be one that you wish to end as quickly as possible. One of the fastest ways to help you be done with the legal action is by settling your case at mediation. Knowing specific tips that can aid you in success during this time are sure to be beneficial to you.
14 September 2015
When a loved one dies after or during a routine medical procedure, you may wonder if the doctor or staff did something wrong. If so, you could sue them for wrongful death, but it will take proving two things: negligence and correlation between the negligence and death. To do this, your personal injury attorney might suggest hiring a medical expert witness. Here are three reasons this could be helpful in your case.
11 September 2015
Drones, or unmanned flying objects often used for surveillance, are a new technology that might have unintended consequences for personal privacy. In fact, Florida recently passed a law that prohibits drones from taking photos or video of people on private property. Other states may follow suit as drones become more widely used. Why Are Drones Used in the U.S.? Drones are beginning to be used for all sorts of aerial activities, from surveying construction sites to checking on the condition of roofs to mapping out correct property lines.
10 September 2015
No matter how many times you have been in a car accident, it is always a difficult experience. You are sure to face a lot of stress and turmoil, especially if you have been physically injured. You might not realize that others involved in the accident may consider coming after to you, or perhaps you need to sue somebody else involved. It may be time to hire an attorney, especially if these characteristics apply to the accident you were involved in.
8 September 2015
When you are the victim of a car accident, there are many things that you can do to increase your chances of recovering your damages through the civil court system, such as: Politely Request a Police Report at the Scene of the Accident Since many cities and towns struggle to keep enough law enforcement officers on the streets these days, you might be surprised when you call to report a traffic accident and are told that no one can respond to the scene.
7 September 2015
If you have recently been in some sort of accident, you might be wondering if you have a good case for filing a personal injury lawsuit. You may see people in the media, or even friends and family who have filed a lawsuit and had a positive outcome. Although there are many circumstances where a lawsuit would be warranted, there are also situations where you shouldn't file a lawsuit. Here are a couple times when you should not file a lawsuit.
3 September 2015
Personal injury cases are something that you may never have to worry about. However, if you are involved in a situation where you have been injured either while at work, in a car accident, or on someone else's property, then you will probably want to receive proper compensation to ensure that your injuries, therapy, and loss of income is compensated for. Here are four things that you should know if you are in need of making a personal injury claim:
31 August 2015