Can an Award from a Personal Injury Settlement Be Included in Estate Planning?

An accident caused by negligence can have potentially serious long term and even permanent significance. When such an unexpected injury occurs, it can change how you plan for the future. According to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), these are the statistics for causes of personal injury cases:         Product liability accounts for 5% of personal…

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Transit Company to Pay Over $350,000 in Wrongful Death Claim

As reported by the News & Advance, a Virginia jury awarded the family of a choking victim more than $350,000 in wrongful death damages. In October 2015, 56-year-old Melvin McKenzie died on a B&S Xpress van after choking on a piece of cake that the driver had left in the van. McKenzie had a severe…

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How to Respond to a Knee Injury

A knee injury will not only be painful, but also dramatically affect your finances, mobility and daily life routine until you fully recover. If you are suffering from a knee injury, there are some key ways in which you should respond in order to maintain a quality of living until you are healed. Sometimes people…

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Physical Therapy Treatment After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and fall accidents can occur from a number of different situations on either someone’s property or a in public space. If you were the victim of a slip and fall accident and suffered an injury, you are able to file a lawsuit that would hold the tenant or property owner liable. Personal injury claims…

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Filing a Personal Injury Claim for Assault and Battery

Filing a Personal Injury Claim for Assault and Battery The term assault and battery, when it comes to personal injury claims, differs from that of criminal law. Assault and battery is broken up into two separate things etities. It’s important to note that in cases involving criminal law; the act of assault and battery is…

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