If you are injured after a slip-and-fall accident, there is no specific time frame you must follow other than your state's statute of limitations. However, that doesn't mean that you want to procrastinate when filing a personal injury claim. The more time that passes, the harder it will be to win your case. There are several steps that your personal injury lawyer will likely advise that you take. Advise the Defendant of Your Intent to File a Lawsuit
24 July 2020
There are many stresses associated with pregnancy. One of the stresses a family might face is the risk of birth defects. You might wonder what the odds are of your child suffering from a birth defect or a birth injury. While the majority of births fortunately do not involve birth defects, you are entitled to seek compensation if your child does suffer from a birth defect due to medical malpractice.
16 July 2020
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