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What Happens If Your Personal Injury Claim is Denied?

Submitted by pec on Mon, 12/04/2023 - 15:36

It can be frustrating to have your personal injury claim denied, but if you are sure that the other party was to blame for the accident you were involved in, it is usually worth filing your claim again. You will need to re-examine the evidence you submitted the first time and review the possible reasons why the original claim was denied. It is certainly worth discussing your accident and the claim you made with a personal injury attorney. The attorney can assess your case and give advice about making a new claim.

Everything You Need to Know About Arbitration

Submitted by Elizabeth V on Thu, 11/16/2023 - 17:22

In many personal injury cases, the parties involved settle without actually going to court. If you are filing a claim for personal injury your case may go into arbitration for a decision to be made. In the arbitration process, the arbitrator who is chosen for the role will listen to all the evidence provided and make a decision as to (1) who wins the case, and (2) the amount of personal injury damages that should be awarded.

What Happens When You Are Injured in a Restaurant?

Submitted by pec on Tue, 11/07/2023 - 08:45

Restaurant owners and managers are expected to maintain safe conditions for their patrons. If you are injured while in a restaurant and believe that this happened because of negligence, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to recover compensation for the cost of your injuries. As part of restaurant owners’ license to operate they must have premises liability insurance to cover them in the event of a serious accident on their premises. A personal injury attorney can help you with a claim.

Examples of Negligence in Slip and Fall Accidents

Submitted by Elizabeth V on Thu, 10/26/2023 - 13:08

If you know if a property owner was negligent in a slip and fall accident it can help you decide if you can file a personal injury claim. Some of the most common reasons people slip and fall on premises owned and/or controlled by someone else include wet floors, accumulation of ice and snow on surfaces that people walk on, objects and debris left in walkways, uneven and damaged flooring, such as frayed and worn carpets, loose rugs and floor runners, cracked sidewalks, loose, damaged or missing handrails, badly designed steps and stairs, and poor lighting in areas used by the public.

Buying a New Car After an Accident

Submitted by Elizabeth V on Tue, 10/24/2023 - 11:10

If your car was totaled by the insurance company after an accident and you need to buy a new car, it’s a good idea to get some expert advice and take your time. That way you won’t get stuck buying a car in bad shape or getting a bad deal on a car. Even though the process of buying a new car after an accident can be daunting, if you take the steps discussed below, the process may be easier to navigate.

Most Common Causes of an Auto Accident

Submitted by pec on Tue, 10/24/2023 - 09:45

There are several common causes of an auto accident. If you have been involved in one and it was not your fault you may be able to file a personal injury claim. This is because in most states personal injury laws allow victims to claim compensation for the expenses incurred due to an auto accident. These include medical expenses, car repairs, loss of wages while you are recovering from the injury, an amount calculated for the pain and suffering you have endured and lastly punitive damages if you can prove the driver was deliberately negligent.

Someone Totaled My Car. Can I Sue?

Submitted by pec on Wed, 09/20/2023 - 09:06

If you were involved in a car accident where someone hit your car and your car was totaled you can file a personal injury claim against that driver. You can also sue for medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages. In some states even if you are found partially at fault for the accident you can be awarded damages if your car is totaled.

What to Do If You Have Experienced TBI After a Car Accident

Submitted by pec on Tue, 09/19/2023 - 10:45

A traumatic brain injury is any serious injury to the function of the brain after an accident in which the head or skull has suffered a significant shock or impact. Traumatic brain injuries can be hard to diagnose and treat, even with modern neurosurgery. TBI injuries may lead to long lasting impairment of any of the brain’s functions. This could include impairment of vision, hearing, sense of touch, loss of coordination or use of any of the limbs and/or impact on any of the body’s internal organs.