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Choosing To File For Personal Injury Compensation

As soon as I started working full time at a factory, I could tell that the management was cutting corners. They didn't have any kind of safety equipment there for us to use, and it was really frustrating to deal with. One day, one of the pieces of equipment malfunctioned and damaged my arm. At first, I chalked it up as a simple accident, but when I saw how my business handled it, I knew that I needed to take legal action. I worked with a lawyer to sue for personal injury liability, and I won enough money to pay my medical bills and live comfortably for awhile. This blog is all about choosing to file a lawsuit with a personal injury lawyer.

Understanding How Economic And Non-Economic Damages Affect Your Accident Claim

After an auto accident, victims may be entitled to both economic and non-economic damages. These damages aim to compensate for the financial losses and intangible harm resulting from the accident. Here's a discussion of economic and non-economic accident damages. Economic Damages Medical Expenses: This includes the cost of medical treatment, hospitalization, surgery, medication, rehabilitation, and any necessary assistive devices or ongoing care related to the accident. Lost Wages: If the victim is unable to work due to their injuries, they may be entitled to compensation for the income they have earned during the recovery period. Read More 

Evaluating A Settlement Offer After An Auto Accident

In some cases, accident victims are offered a settlement after an accident. When evaluating a settlement offer from the other driver's insurance company, it's important to carefully consider several factors to ensure a fair and reasonable outcome. Learn more by reading below. Understand Your Damages Assess the extent of your injuries, property damage, and any other losses resulting from the accident. This includes medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and future expenses related to the injuries. Read More 

What To Do If Settlement Negotiations Stall Over Your Personal Injury Claim

Settlement negotiations in a personal injury case are not always straightforward. Sometimes, parties involved may reach an impasse or stall during the process.  If you find yourself in this situation, don't give up hope! Here are some tips on what to do if your settlement negotiations stall. Evaluate the Offer When settlement negotiations for a personal injury case stall, you need to carefully evaluate the offer made by the other party. Read More 

Seek Legal Assistance For A Cruise Ship Injury

Poorly designed architectural features and improper maintenance can lead to a slip-and-fall incident while aboard a cruiseliner. An attorney who handles maritime cases will dissect the incident that you have reported and prepare testimony that will prove you were a victim. The Inspections That Were Performed Cruise ship inspections ensure that a watercraft is safe for passengers to board. Your attorney may focus their attention on when ship inspections were previously performed. Read More 

Life Changes After A Collision With A Semi-Truck

Cars are no competition against semi-trailer trucks when it comes to getting into a collision. Surviving such a collision is something to be thankful for, but it often comes with a lifetime of problems. For instance, due to the weight of a semi-trailer truck, the impact upon crashing into a car could lead to the passenger getting crushed inside the vehicle with an array of injuries. Even if one person survives a collision with a semi-trailer truck, it does not mean that their passengers will survive. Read More