Category Archives: Personal Injury

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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What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

When a group of people who suffer the same or similar injuries as a result of a product or particular action come together as a whole to sue the party responsible, it is called a class action lawsuit. It is … Continue reading

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The Basics Behind Whiplash Personal Injury Claims

Car accidents injure more than 50 million people each year! With this number in mind, it is astonishing to also know that more than 75 percent of these victims suffer a common medical condition called whiplash. In fact, it is … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of a Negligence Lawsuit

When a victim sues an at-fault person in civil court for personal injuries that resulted from an accident caused by the defendant, it is considered a negligence lawsuit. In criminal court, there are wrongdoers, whereas, in civil court, there are … Continue reading

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How to Write a Legal Complaint for a Personal Injury Claim

When someone else’s carelessness causes you physical injuries, you have the right to file a personal injury claim in civil court against the at-fault party for the damages and losses you incur as a result of the accident. This includes … Continue reading

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