Paralyzed in a Car Accident
Paralysis caused by a car accident may result in damage to the victim’s legs, or both the legs and arms simultaneously. A car accident that causes injury to the spine, including the vertebrae, ligaments, discs, or to the spinal cord itself, often affects muscles and nerves below the injury site.Read More
Daily Obstacles that Cause Car Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are pretty common occurrences. Most of us have either seen a car accident or been in one of them. Still, there are some situations, areas, and times of the day where drivers are more vulnerable to experiencing a collision. Unfortunately, drivers cannot always prevent a car accident from happening.Read More
Can You Prove PTSD in a PI Case?
After an accident or injury, it is common for people to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you have been dealing with PTSD after an accident, you may be able to get compensation for the disorder in a personal injury lawsuit. And because this issue can be hard to comprehend for an average juror, you are able to bring an expert witness who can testify to explain the disorder. Depending on the case, this expert will be able to say whether the issue does or not does have a negative effect on your life.Read More
Care and Assistance Claim in Personal Injury
Accidents that result in an injury are often devastating and life-changing. The injuries a person could get in a car accident will often disrupt a person’s life and result in the person needing assistance to do everyday tasks they can no longer do themselves. The victims of an accident who has experienced a substantial amount of disruption to their normal lives should have an experienced lawyer, who is knowledgeable in care and assistance claims.Read More
Pain and Suffering After a “Minor” Car Accident?
As vague as this might seem, you are allowed by law to file an insurance claim for pain and suffering. This is completely separate from the lost wages or medical expenses you might claim. This is why it is important to seek medical treatment for your injuries after an accident – your car insurance company will more than likely not accept your claim if you don’t.Read More
What to Do After Being in a Crash Involving a Bike
Bicycle accidents often result in serious, sometimes deadly, injuries. Lawsuits to recover damages for injuries inflicted in a bicycle accident with a car tend to involve just as many of the same issues that arise in any other auto accident lawsuit. Accountability for bike accident injuries often comes down to the carelessness of either the car driver’s negligence or whether the cyclist was careless and caused or contributed to the accident.Read More
Car Accident Compensation and Mistakes to Avoid
Everyone’s experienced some form of injury at some point in their lives. Of course, not every injury is a good enough reason to call a lawyer – many injuries are attributed to age, genetics, or an accident that was unavoidable. But when another person is legally at fault for the incident that led to you getting an injury, you may have a valid case and grounds to sue.Read More
First Steps to Take After an Accident
In the moments after a car accident, it’s understandably hard to think straight. But, it’s important to remember that the steps you take after a car accident can save lives, decrease injuries, help with fast settlement of your car insurance claim, and keep you out of trouble with the law. Many drivers don’t really know what they should do and end up making mistakes that can delay their right to get compensation from insurance companies and the other drivers involved after a car accident.Read More