Category Archives: Personal Injury

How is Pain and Suffering Determined in a Personal Injury Settlement?

There may not be any concrete or stringent guidelines for placing a dollar amount on a victim’s pain and suffering damages in a personal injury lawsuit; however, opposing insurance companies do make an effort to deliberate at great lengths in … Continue reading

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How to Set Your Personal Injury Claim into Motion

The seasoned personal injury lawyers at Craven, Hoover, and Blazek P.C. makes it easier to get your life back on track after a serious accident. We will do everything in our power to ensure your quality of life is not … Continue reading

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Tips for Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Home

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless, odorless gas that is deadly to both humans and animals. Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs after inhaling the gas. Following inhalation, it enters the bloodstream and displaces oxygen from hemoglobin, which causes oxygen deficiency. This … Continue reading

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Can Government Entities Be Sued for Personal Injuries?

Many people ask if cities, towns, counties, or municipalities can be sued for negligence that results in an individuals’ injuries. Well, just like any other person or company, government entities can be sued for personal injuries too. The difference, however, … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Why Many People Avoid Taking Their Claim to Trial

If you are not pleased with the settlement offered to you, it is possible to take your claim to trial. However, there are some good reasons why many people avoid this route, and choose to settle out of court instead. … Continue reading

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Common Fee Arrangements for Legal Representation

Understanding the framework for lawyer fees is an important part of preparing for legal representation. Learn how many lawyers charge for their services, and what to expect in terms of total out-of-pocket costs. There are several different areas of law, … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring an Accident Lawyer

If you are looking to hire a personal injury lawyer, there is some knowledge that will help you choose a qualified and successful law firm to represent your claim. Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions about … Continue reading

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Can I Recover Compensation For My Injuries if an Accident Was My Fault?

When you are at-fault for an accident, it can be difficult understanding your rights to compensation after suffering serious injuries. Because you are likely liable for the damages, you may owe more than you’re owed by the insurance company. Circumstances … Continue reading

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What are My Rights if I Am Injured on Private Property?

In last week’s blog, we discussed why the location of an accident is important in a personal injury lawsuit. When a personal injury takes place on another person’s private property, the legal course of action may differ depending on the … Continue reading

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FAQS About Losing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

There are many ways a plaintiff can lose their personal injury lawsuit. A directed verdict, summary judgement, or jury verdict for the defense are all possibilities. When this happens, the victim is usually asking themselves what they are supposed to … Continue reading

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