How Long Does a Personal Injury Settlement Take?
When you’ve suffered an injury and the bills are piling up, it’s understandable that you may be eager to quickly settle your personal injury claim in order to have access to cash sooner rather than later. However, the tradeoff is that you could not get full compensation. Patience is a virtue, as they say, but […]
When is a Personal Injury Severe Enough for a Lawsuit?
If a personal injury caused by the negligence of someone else results in a severe injuries such as losing the ability to walk due to a car accident or brain damage due to a construction accident, it’s easy to see why these would be valid claims. However, what if your injury still causes you pain […]
Evidence found on social media increasingly deciding factor in personal injury cases
Personal injury cases can be quite contentious, with defense lawyers working to undermine the credibility of the person dealing with an injury. Personal injury lawyers are quickly realizing just how important social media is when working on a case, and popular legal advice includes ensuring your social media activities are private, and do not paint […]
Differences Between a Work Injury Claim and Personal Injury Claim
Work injury claims and personal injury claims are both cases dealing with pain and suffering, but they vary in many ways. Workers compensation cases are not based on fault, whereas a case you argue with a personal injury lawyer is — in a personal injury case, you have to prove negligence or other fault in order […]
Injured Workers Suffer As ‘Reforms’ Limit Workers’ Compensation Benefits
An investigation into workers compensation conducted by a partnership between Howard Berkes of NPR News Investigation and Michael Grabell of ProPublica, has helped to bring to light a worrying trend regarding workers compensation across the U.S. Many workers may now find that they require legal help from a workers’ compensation lawyer in order to protect their families […]