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4 Situations Where You Need To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

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If you have been harmed due to a person’s negligence – whether you contracted physical harm or mental anguish – you might be due to receive damages from the person in question by levying a personal injury case against them. Although these court cases are relatively small, most people do not go into such cases alone. A personal injury lawyer is usually necessary to adequately argue such cases (especially in situations where you’re going up against a much larger entity, such as a physician or a hospital for medical malpractice cases). Read More»

Expecting A Large Personal Injury Settlement - It May Be Reduced By These Three Things

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If you have been injured due to the negligence of others, you have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit. Many people immediately start envisioning what they will do with the large sums of money they expect to receive, even before they hire a personal injury attorney. Unfortunately, there are certain situations that may reduce, or even eliminate, the amount of settlement you are entitled to.  Contributory Negligence/Comparative Negligence Read More»

3 Reasons To File A Personal Injury Claim Against Your Neighbor

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Most people think of personal injury lawsuits as the result of work mishaps or automobile accidents, but there are times when you may be able to seek financial recompense from a neighbor in the event that you have experienced physical harm from a situation caused by your neighbor. Personal injury laws vary by state, but most require proof of negligence before the court will issue a financial judgement. You may also have to prove that the injury resulted in significant loss of income. Read More»

Why Is Your Malpractice Lawsuit Taking So Long?

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According to a joint study conducted by The University of Southern California, Harvard and the RAND Corporation, on average it took approximately 19 months for a group of malpractice cases that were being studied to reach a conclusion. If you’re in the midst of a medical malpractice suit, you might be wondering why it’s taking so long, and anxious about receiving a fair settlement. Before you walk away from the lawsuit out of frustration, here are just a few of the reasons why medical malpractice lawsuits take so long: Read More»

Worker's Compensation Claims & Your Independent Medical Examination

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If there is any dispute regarding a worker’s compensation claim regarding an on sight work accident, your insurance company may require you to go to an independent medical examination to make sure that you are not falsifying or exaggerating your claim. Generally speaking, IME doctors are there to discover the truth of the matter, so, as long as you are not falsifying your claim, they can support you with documents that lend credence to your disability claims in a court of law. Read More»