If you’re thinking of filing a personal injury claim after being hurt in a car accident, on the job, or due to medical errors, it pays to be informed about the typical outcomes of these types of cases. Experiencing an injury is one of the most stressful events most people will face in their lives,
If you’ve been injured in an accident or on the job it can feel like a part of your life has been taken away, especially if you were injured due to someone else’s error or negligence. Hiring a lawyer is the first step to receiving compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, and lost time, but
If you have a been in a severe accident which resulted in some serious injuries, it’s better to consult or hire a lawyer as soon as you can. This is important because this will help your lawyer to quickly gather evidence as well as preserve any information that will be helpful later when you file
To make a personal injury claim, medical evidence is mandatory. Unfortunately, if the medical report is unable to link your injuries to the accident, it will not be possible to take your claim further. Medical evidence is the basic foundation that makes a personal injury case strong. The evidence is a measurement of how serious
Suffering an injury is a traumatic experience no matter what the cause, but it is even worse if someone else is at fault. If you or someone you love has suffered bodily harm because of negligence, it can be a very isolating ordeal to go through. But you aren’t alone—personal injury lawyers help people who
With the recent Metro-North crash in the headlines, it’s a good time to think about what your legal options would be in the event of an accident. This case involved a fatal collision in Valhalla, New York in which an SUV driver was killed on February 3. It is likely that the victim’s family will
Last week I wrote about some of the side effects that consumers face when using unregulated dietary and herbal supplements, side effects which can tragically lead to loss of life. Three weeks after Schneiderman’s commissioned DNA testing of six major herbal supplements, he sent out letters to Nature’s Way Products Inc. (Nature’s Way), Nutraceutical Corp.
Personal injury takes many forms, and could be physical (e.g. from a fall, an accident, etc.), or psychological (for example, if your mental well-being suffers as a result of someone else’s negligence). Most of us take reasonable measures to stay safe, and to stay fit and well, but what happens when the thing you believe
You may remember that back in January, I wrote a couple of posts about tort reform (if you missed them, you can find them here & here); to briefly recap, tort reformists claim that by capping compensation payouts, insurance premiums and medical costs are lower for consumers. On the face of it, this seems perfectly
Last week we spoke about the most basic things you should be aware of when seeking a personal injury lawyer, so this week, we’re going to delve a little deeper to help you find the right personal injury lawyer for your needs. Be prepared Before meeting with a personal injury lawyer, you should always ensure
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