November 25, 2017
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 intellectual disability and was living in a group home at the time. He was on the van to return to the group home after a supervised day outing….
November 21, 2017
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 brush off injuries due to life demands, but this can only prolong your injury and result in severe impairment to your ability to walk and coordination in the long-term…..
November 15, 2017
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 entitle an injured person to compensation for the sustained damages that occurred at the fault of someone else. To file a successful claim, there are requirements you must complete…
November 10, 2017
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 combined. Navigating a personal injury claim can have it’s fair share of complexities, consulting with an experienced personal injury attorney can help you to prepare everything necessary to file your claim with ease….
October 30, 2017
An injury becomes catastrophic when it keeps a person from working productive job and doing normal daily activities. These injuries can lead to permanent disabilities. If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, you may be entitled to compensation…..
October 24, 2017
A $4.2-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Michelle Carter, the woman who was convicted of manslaughter in 2014 in the highly publicized case involving 18-year-old Conrad Roy III, who committed suicide at her urging. The two had been involved in an up-and-down romantic relationship, reports Mass Live, and this relationship was
October 15, 2017
The home of a friend or family member is often considered a safe place to spend time. But, what if you slip and fall accidentally in someone else’s home? Filling a personal injury suit, in order to collect compensation, from an injury sustained in the home of a loved one, could be an awkward process….
September 15, 2017
Insurance companies are notorious for not giving victims a fair offer in car accident claims. The insurance adjuster may downplay the severity of your injuries, the damage to your vehicle, and the question their insured’s liability in the accident. As a result, you may settle for a much lower amount than what your claim is actually worth. The following are some of the ways of improving the settlement of your car accident case…..
September 12, 2017
The National Safety Commission reported that over five million car accidents occur annually. 16 to 39 percent of car accident victims in 2016 experienced whiplash and continue to suffer from pain nearly two decades after their accident according to the NSC as well…..
September 6, 2017
Time limit. There are statutes of limitations in every claim you consider filing. It is important that evidence is fresh, and that lawsuits are not filed too far after an incident has transpired. In many states, like the state of Georgia, there is a two-year time limit with civil claims for personal injury case. The time will typically begin as soon as an injury is acquired, so it is imperative to move forward with your case as soon as possible. There are times when statutes of limitations are put on hold.