The majority of personal injury claims end in a settlement in which the insurance company enters into an agreement with you for the injuries you have suffered. The amount of compensation you receive is usually limited to the settlement amount, even if… Read More
When veterans are no longer able to work or obtain gainful employment due to a service-connected medical condition that is not rated at 100 percent, they may qualify for individual unemployability (IU) benefits, also known as total disability based on… Read More
Many people use social media to talk about things going on in their lives, including information about a recent accident. However, in a personal injury claim, you run the risk of anything you post online being used against you. It is important to understand… Read More
As deputies, National Guard troops and coroners continue searching for human remains, the death toll from the Paradise Camp fire in California has increased to more than 60 people. The number of missing people has also increased to 631.
The fire that… Read More
Last Friday, the University of Southern California (USC) agreed to pay $215 million in damages after dozens of patients filed lawsuits accusing longtime campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual abuse. The settlement would provide at least $2,500… Read More
More than 2.8 million traumatic brain injuries occurred in the U.S. in 2013, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). September is National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time when it is especially… Read More
Spinal cord injuries occur in many different types of accidents which may result in devastating and debilitating injuries. Victims may lose the ability to take care of themselves, perform daily tasks, be able to work, or simply enjoy a sense of normalcy.
If… Read More
If you have been injured in an accident, determining which party may be held liable often depends on whether the at-fault party was obligated to ensure your safety and well-being.
In a personal injury claim, this obligation is referred to as “duty of… Read More
When another’s negligence causes you to suffer an injury, you may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault party by filing a personal injury lawsuit.
A personal injury lawsuit can help you recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages,… Read More
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have a significant effect on the victim and his or her loved ones. The injury’s impacts can be far-reaching and may result in permanent damage that lasts for the rest of the victim’s life.
Although no compensation can… Read More