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The Most Common Types of Damages Awarded in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Those who are injured wrongfully by a reckless or negligent party should not be financially liable for their damages and losses. Wrongfully injured victims deserve justice, and that justice by law comes in the form of full and fair compensation … Continue reading

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What is the Worth of My Personal Injury Claim?

If you were hurt in an accident that was someone else’s fault, after seeking immediate medical treatment, the first thing you should do is consult with an attorney so you may become informed as to your rights, including your right … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of Compensatory and Punitive Damages

In tort law, there are 2 main categories of damages that can be awarded in a personal injury case: compensatory damages and punitive damages. The chief objective of such damages is to restore an injured victim’s quality of life back … 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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Types of Damages Awarded for Victims of Injury

Under tort law, when a person is a victim of a civil wrong-doing, a court may award damages to compensate them for their injuries and losses. Assessing the amount of damages is often a difficult and complex process since so … Continue reading

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