When most people think of personal injury cases, they imagine injuries that are caused due to negligence, such as those in a medical malpractice case or a car accident case. But in reality, a victim of assault can also file a personal injury lawsuit even though assault is an intentional and criminal act. If you are the victim of an assault, continue reading to learn more about filing a personal injury lawsuit against your attacker: [Read More]
Veterans Affairs Or Personal Injury? Why Not Both?
Military veterans face a unique challenge when dealing with the Department of Veterans (the VA) for disability compensation. Many veterans are told that they'll be taken care of for their military service, but well-documented scandals and slow service make it difficult. Some veterans are tempted to give up the VA fight and stick to civilian-only methods of getting help, but why choose? Here are a few ways to keep your potential rights as a veteran who deserves compensation without waiting on backlogs--and without going totally broke. [Read More]
Four Things Your Medical Malpractice Lawyer Is Going To Do For You
If you have been injured due to medical professional negligence, you are most likely pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit. This way, you can receive compensation for the injuries you have received, which is especially important if your injuries are long-term. When you pursue this, you are going to want to hire a medical malpractice lawyer. Here are four reasons why: Review the Case: The first thing your lawyer is going to do is review the case. [Read More]
What Happens If Your Employers' Workers' Comp Policy Lapses Before You Suffer An Injury?
If you work in the construction industry, you certainly know the importance of a valid workers' compensation policy--without this insurance, you could find yourself out of luck when it comes to paying medical bills or maintaining a steady income if you're injured on the job. However, few construction workers have the information (or the desire) to check the status of their employers' workers' compensation policy themselves; this can leave you out in the cold if your employer lets this policy lapse prior to an injury. [Read More]