3 Things Which Could Surprise You If You're Planning A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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A relative's death is not easy to handle. This is particularly true if you blame their workplace for their death. However, if you're planning a wrongful death lawsuit, it's vital to know the possibly surprising details below. You May Not Have the Standing to File One thing which may surprise you about this process is that you cannot personally bring a wrongful death case to court if you're not related to the deceased relative in one of a few ways.

7 April 2017

The Ins And Outs Of A Workers Compensation Case

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When injured on the job, you will need to take your case seriously as you seek the compensation that you need and deserve. In order to do this, you need to hire a workers compensation lawyer, inform yourself of the most important facets of the process, and give yourself the best chance of a positive outcome. There are plenty of lawyers willing to take on your case, so apply these workers compensation law tips.

4 April 2017

What to Do When Another Vehicle Hits Your Motorcycle

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If you own a motorcycle, you need to know what to do if you are ever involved in a multiple vehicle accident. Here are the steps you should take when involved in a multiple vehicle accident. #1 Always Call The Police It doesn't matter if the other driver says it was their fault or that they are sorry, you should always call the police when you are involved in a vehicular accident.

29 March 2017

How To Hold A Nursing Home Responsible For Senior Bullying

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Bullying isn't something that only happens in school settings or between teens and children. Bullies eventually grow up to be adults, and many of them continue that abusive behavior throughout their entire lifetimes. So it's no surprise to learn that 10 to 20 percent of seniors have experienced bullying from others in their age group. While it's possible to recover damages and losses caused by bullying in a nursing home, the best way to go about it depends on who the perpetrator is.

29 March 2017

Two Ways Around Medical Malpractice Damage Caps

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Winning a medical malpractice lawsuit doesn't mean you'll get all the damages and losses you're owed. A number of states have damage caps limiting the amount of money plaintiffs can recover for non-economic losses (e.g. pain and suffering, long-term disability) and sometimes for economic losses (e.g. wages, property damage) as well. However, it may be possible to get around this constraint. Here are two options to discuss with your attorney.

25 March 2017

Two Reasons You May Want To Have Your Case Heard In Another State

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If you're involved in a motorcycle accident in an area you're visiting or the defendant in the case resides in another jurisdiction, you may have a choice between two states where your case can be heard. While your resident state may be more convenient, here are two reasons it may be better to have your lawsuit transferred to another jurisdiction. More Favorable Laws Possibly the best reason you'd want to transfer the lawsuit to another state is the laws are more favorable in that jurisdiction.

22 March 2017

On Tainted Ground: Contamination Suits And You

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Regardless of where you live, you have the right to reside in a home that promotes safety and good health. In some cases, however, you make that momentous home purchase or rent a home that is contaminated in some manner. You should understand that your ability to be compensated for your damages depends on many different factors, and that even though you can prove that harm as been done, knowing who is responsible for doing that harm can be a complex issue.

15 March 2017