If you get injured in a car accident, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. However, compensation varies based on various factors. Some people get a small settlement, and others get a huge settlement from the accident. Seemingly minor missteps can cost you your claim or leave you with a small settlement that won't adequately cover your injuries. Thus, if you want to maximize your claim, follow these steps after the accident.
1 July 2020
The vast majority of drivers on the road are trying to maintain their insurance so that they are in accordance with insurance laws. Unfortunately, there are some drivers on the road who are not insured, and they are sometimes involved in serious accidents that leave you with medical bills, property damage, and more. So, what can you do if you are in an accident with somebody who fails to provide you with insurance information?
24 June 2020
If you find yourself with a disability that prevents you from working or reduces your earning capacity greatly, filing for disability may be an option. Disability is part of the Social Security program and is there for people who can no longer work. There are, however, a few important things you should know before you file a claim. Not everyone with a disability qualifies This is something that many people find surprising.
11 June 2020
When a patient enters hospice care, he or she typically only has six months left to live. However, this doesn't mean that hospice care cannot be responsible for the patient's death. In fact, 20% of those who enter hospice care recover enough to be discharged. If you have a family member who passed away due to the negligence of hospice staff, there are several dos and don'ts to follow. Do Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney with Experience in Similar Cases
2 June 2020
Everyone knows how devastating a car accident can be for everyone involved. Unfortunately, there are a few ways an accident can affect a victim that can catch them by surprise. Read on and find out how these unexpected forms of damage can affect the amount of compensation you can get. Extraordinary Medical Expenses You are entitled to be paid for common medical expenses related to the accident. That might include ambulance service, the emergency room, hospitalizations, and more.
22 May 2020
Medical errors are the third most common cause of death in America. Hospitals workers are highly trained and doctors spend a considerable amount of time in school before they can practice medicine. However, while there is a lot of room for error in a hospital, there is also a standard duty of care. Doctors who breach this through one of these common medical errors are negligent and you may be able to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against them.
15 May 2020
When you are crossing the street as a pedestrian, you might notice a car and choose to wait until the car passes. However, the motorist might wave to you to inform you that you're free to walk across the street. When this happens, you shouldn't assume that you are always free to go. In some cases, you may end up in an accident when another motorist maneuvers through the intersection and hits you.
8 May 2020
Auto accident victims will find themselves dealing with a myriad of issues after an accident. While victims should place a priority on getting better and recuperating from their accident injuries, there will come a time when action should be taken to deal with the financial aspects of the wreck. Accident victims may be in line to get paid for several categories. These categories of need are known as damages. Damages from a typical accident might include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
29 April 2020
The majority of personal injury automobile accident cases are centered around negligence. If you can show the driver of the vehicle was negligent in their actions, you may be able to recover money for your medical expenses, lost wages, and for pain and suffering. However, if weather conditions were poor, you may think that it will be challenging to prove the other driver was negligent. Here are three ways that an automobile accident attorney can help to show negligence, even in poor weather.
6 April 2020
If you have a loved one with a head injury from a motorcycle accident and you don't know if they will ever live a normal life, schedule an appointment with an attorney. If they were a victim and this accident has turned their world upside down, it's important to figure out their legal options. Lawyers that work with auto or motorcycle accidents and injury claims will go through the facts of the case.
27 March 2020