When it comes to personal injury cases, some cases are more serious than others. Lawyers often refer to these types of cases as catastrophic injury cases, because the injuries from the accident are so serious and so dramatically alter one's life. There are a few traits that set a catastrophic injury case apart from a regular personal injury case. Type of Injury The first thing that makes a catastrophic injury different is the actual injury types.
22 April 2020
One of the most common types of injuries to occur after motorcycle accidents are spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries are no joke, and they can cause permanent disability. If your spinal cord injury was caused by the negligence of another person, you may be eligible to receive compensation. What Makes a Solid Case? To prove that another person caused your spinal cord injury, you must first prove they performed negligent actions.
17 March 2020
If you are in the market for a real estate property, ensure you don't close any deal before researching the deed restrictions (restrictive covenants). Otherwise, you might buy your property only to find that you can't use it as you had intended. Deed Restrictions Explained Deed restrictions are legally-binding regulations that determine how a piece of real estate can be used and the nature of properties one can construct on a piece of land.
11 February 2020
The decision to file for bankruptcy is not always an easy one. You may struggle for months or years to work your way out of debt until it becomes clear you need to file for bankruptcy so you can build a strong financial future for your family or for your retirement. If you're wondering if bankruptcy is right for you, talk to a bankruptcy lawyer so you get accurate facts. Here are some things you'll want to have clarified.
14 January 2020
No one thinks that they are going to sustain a serious injury, but the potential for injury is always present in a person's day-to-day life. Some injuries are so severe that they can permanently limit your ability to work in the future. Long-term disability is designed to help provide financial resources to those individuals who have suffered a serious injury. If you find yourself in a position where you need to rely on long-term disability benefits to survive, be sure that you are actively avoiding complications when you file your initial claim.
12 December 2019
After a car accident, most accident victims just want their lives to get back to normal. They want to heal from the physical injuries, get back to work, spend time with their families instead of at the hospital, and enjoy life again. Unfortunately, none of those things can help accident victims pay the financial costs of an accident and that is where the accident release comes in. Read on to find out more about the release and what it means to your ability to be paid fairly.
14 November 2019
A careless driver could affect your life in many ways. Fortunately, civil law provides accident victims with the legal means to be paid for their losses. To ensure you are paid what you deserve, it's important to seek legal help and retain a personal injury lawyer. The way you and your lawyer get along and work together can influence your chances of personal injury success. Read on to find out more.
17 October 2019
When you think about being injured at an air show, having a plane crash into the crowd may be the first thing that comes to mind. This is a serious accident that can leave multiple people killed and even more people injured, but it's not the only way that your air show experience can end in an injury. If you're planning to attend an upcoming air show, you want to do all that you can to stay safe.
23 September 2019
The consequences of getting convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) go beyond the legal punishments the court might prescribe. For example, a DUI conviction can have negative effects on your career. Below are some of the reasons a DUI might affect your job. Driving License Suspension The loss of a driving license is almost certain after a DU conviction. Without your license, you won't be able to drive. Your inability to drive can affect you work both directly and indirectly.
15 August 2019
A pharmacist is a health professional whose negligence can constitute medical malpractice, just like other health professionals. For example, you can accuse your pharmacist of medical malpractice under the following circumstances: Dispensing the Wrong Medication It is possible for a pharmacist to dispense the wrong medication, although it is rare. In this case, you might suffer a two-fold injury. First, your initial medical condition might worsen because you won't be treating it with the right medicine.
15 July 2019