Finding Relief With A Personal Injury Attorney

How Putative Spouse Laws May Affect Your Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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If your spouse dies due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful actions, you typically can file a wrongful death suit against the liable party. However, if it’s discovered that your marriage to your spouse is actually invalid, you will be barred from pursuing damages for your expenses and losses. While it may be possible to get around this, your case may still be negatively impacted. Here’s what you need to know. Read More»

Were You Hit By A Motorcycle In Your Car? What To Do

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Drivers are always reminded when the weather is warm that they should be cautious of motorcycles that they may approach on the road, but sometimes it’s the drivers of the motorcycles that are negligent. If you were hit by a motorcycle, you had a bad accident because a motorcyclist was driving recklessly, or you had a collision with a motorcycle and the other driver was to blame, you want to get a lawyer right away. Read More»

Prioritizing Issues After An Accident

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What’s the first thing you should do if you have been hurt in a car accident? Do you call your lawyer or your insurer? What’s the second thing to do? Your priorities after a car accident injury have far reaching effects on your life. Here is an overview of the important steps you should take, and how to prioritize them: Avoid or Prevent Further Injuries The first crash may not be the last and only one if you aren’t careful. Read More»

Can The Seat Belt Defense Hurt My Car Accident Claim?

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When a driver in a car accident did not have on a seat belt, his or her chances of receiving compensation for injuries and damage from the accident can be impacted. Whether his or her settlement or lawsuit award will be impacted depends heavily on the state’s laws and the circumstances of the case. If you were the victim in an accident and you were not wearing a seat belt, here is what you need to know. Read More»

How to Calculate Lost Income in Your Injury Settlement

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If you’ve missed work due to an accident that wasn’t your fault, you should be compensated for that. But most victims aren’t aware that the loss of a paycheck isn’t the only thing to consider here, especially if you receive other bonuses from time to time. If you’re working with an insurance adjuster, here’s how to calculate all lost income in your injury settlement. Breakdown of Lost Income There are various ways that employees lose money when they aren’t able to work due to their injuries. Read More»