28 October 2020
If you ever find yourself injured in an auto accident, the experience can be traumatic, so it is understandable that you are not thinking clearly. This can often lead to making mistakes that may mean you receive a lot less compensation for your injuries in the future. However, among the mistakes that people make, there are three that stand out the most. If you can avoid making these mistakes, you will be helping yourself greatly.
19 October 2020
If you take your hit-and-run case to court, you may wonder what is going to happen next. It is already a lot of work to find the individual who caused a hit and run, let alone to take the case to court. The process can feel exhausting at times. Before you take your hit-and-run case to court, you need to know what to expect. What happens during a personal injury case?
28 September 2020
The moments immediately after an accident can have the biggest impact on your compensation if you were injured. Unfortunately, many people say things that can be construed the wrong way. Some states do not award any compensation to someone who is found to have any responsibility for causing a car accident. This means that you may not receive anything if you admit to even a small amount of fault. Don't mistakenly say any of these admissions to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
14 September 2020
Car accidents account for millions of personal injuries each year. When you find yourself seriously injured after an auto accident, it is important that you avoid accepting blame for what happened yourself. You may have a case to hold the responsible party accountable for your injuries. To ensure that you litigate your case to the fullest, you need to hire a personal injury attorney to represent you. Your auto accident attorney can provide you with vital services in the aftermath of a serious car wreck.
26 August 2020
In many states, there is no formal discovery process for traumatic injuries in regards to workers' compensation cases. There are no interrogatories or depositions. Therefore, there are cases where you might be approved for workers' compensation even if your injuries were partially the result of a preexisting condition. However, that doesn't mean that your employer won't try to prevent this from happening. The Mechanism of Injury The starting point in a workers' compensation claim is the mechanism of injury.
17 August 2020
When it comes to seeking benefits for a work-related accident or illness, it's all about the timing. Your employer's workers' compensation insurance plan should provide you with some valuable benefits but you need to take action quickly and abide by the rules. To find out why the timing of your actions matter, read on. State Rules Vary Workers' compensation insurance is a private business but is overseen by each state. That means the coverage and rules will vary somewhat from state to state.
30 July 2020
Most workers' compensation claims get settled after being filed. However, in some instances, the claim may be denied, leaving the injured party to cater for their expenses without compensation. If your claim gets rejected, you can go to trial and appeal for further consideration by a judge. If you and your employer's insurer reach an impasse and fail to agree even in mediation, you may be forced to go into litigation.