Can You File a Personal Injury Suit For Slander or Libel?
It is a common misconception that personal injury suits can only be filed if the victim is physically harmed in such a way that they require medical care. While physical injuries such as car accidents and falls are the most common types of personal injury suits, there are others such as slander or libel, in which there are damages, but they are not physical. Read more about Personal Injury Suits
Can You File a Personal Injury Suit?
If you have an accident and need medical attention, have hospital bills, and can’t work for a long period of time, what would you do? Would you be able to pay your bills, or would you struggle on a very limited income while going into debt to pay your medical bills? In some cases, you may be able to file a personal injury suit if the accident was through no fault of your own. Of course you’ll have to prove this, but if you can, you can and should hold someone else responsible for your bills associated with the accident. Read more about Personal Injury Lawsuits
Car Insurance and Personal Injury Lawsuits
In most states, if you want to drive a car, you will be required to have car insurance. In many states you will be required to provide proof of this coverage at when you get your driver’s license or renew tags for your car. The reason for this is that should an accident occur, the damages could be considerable, especially if the accident involves newer cars, or worse, injuries and medical bills. The driver doesn’t have tens of thousands of dollars or more waiting around in case they cause an accident; instead they pay a small monthly or yearly fee and the insurance company will pay the damages should an accident occur. Read more about Your Car Insurance Company & An Accident
Is Your Insurance Company Really Helping You?
Unfortunately when an accident happens, you would think that the insurance companies would be happy to help us after all the money we have paid in premiums, right? This is rarely the case, the less the insurance company has to pay out the more profit there is to the shareholders. It seems that some or most insurance companies want to deny your claim first where ever possible, then they will delay, delay, delay and the last resort is to defend against you getting paid. They have lots of attorneys working for them. This is why we recommend you talk to an experienced personal injury attorney before you talk to your insurance company or the other drivers insurance company. Personal injury attorneys have been around the block a few times with these insurance companies who do not want to pay and they know how to deal with them.
How Much Can You Get From Your Personal Injury Claim?
Being injured in an accident can often have devastating consequences on your life, both financial and emotional. If you believe that the accident was not through any fault of your own, and know who the party is that is responsible, you can file what is called a personal injury claim in order to recoup all damages in relation to your accident. While you may think you can only get money back from medical bills, you may be surprised to learn that personal injury compensation can cover everything from medical bills and doctor visits to wages missed because you can’t go to work. You can even recoup emotional damages if you can prove that you were psychologically harmed in some way. Read more about How Much Can You Get From Your Personal Injury Claim?
How To Find a Personal Injury Lawyer
If you have been hurt in an accident and believe that someone else is to blame, you can file what is known as a personal injury claim to recoup the damages, including emotional and financial, that were caused as a result of the accident. You can try to file by yourself without legal action, but the best course of action is often to use the services of an attorney that specializes in personal injury law. In order to find an attorney that will meet your needs, you need to do some research, as any general lawyer won’t do. Read more about How To Find a Personal Injury Lawyer
10 Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer
They are all over the commercials on day time television, but not every personal injury lawyer is the same. To help you find the best fit for your case, have a few questions ready for them before you take one on. Here are just a few to keep in mind. Visit this link to read all of the ten personal injury questions.
Rain Snow & Accidents
As the fall and winter descends upon us we need to slow down an realize that the first rains create a slick messy substance on the roads from the oil gas and other fluids that has built up on the roads during the dry seasons. This slick messy substance makes the roads much more dangerous than at other times, care needs to be taken to slow down and give extra stopping time, speed and in this case weather conditions can create and accident waiting to happen. Often the first snow of the season catches many off guard, be prepared with the proper clothing, tire chains, extra clothes and food in case an emergency arises.