Many people believe that lawsuits go too far. They believe that individuals misuse the court system in order to seek compensation that they do not deserve.
Others believe that all attorneys are out to threaten litigation in order to seek a quick settlement for cases that have no merit.
The fact of the matter is that many individuals who have been seriously injured in car accidents have no choice but to file a suit against the individual who negligently caused their injury.
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After you have been in a car accident, you may find yourself with a lot of different question about your personal injury case.
The best thing you should do is contact a personal injury attorney in order to discuss your case with an expert. Your personal injury attorney will help you work out the details so you do not have to stress out over your situation more than you have to.
If you have any questions about this article you should contact the experienced attorneys at Hutchison & Stoy. We offer free case consultations to individuals who are attempting to determine what their legal rights are. Contact the Warriors For Justice today!
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A wrongful death claim is a cause of action. When the plaintiff brings a lawful death claim against the defendant the plaintiff claims that the defendant caused the death of a loved one. Many different situations could lead to a wrongful death claim. These include car accidents, train accidents, boating accidents, trucking accidents, airplane accidents, criminal activity (such as murder), and medical malpractice.
Continue reading “Everything you need to know about a Wrongful Death Case in Texas”
After you have been in a car accident, you probably have a lot of questions. You may need to speak to an attorney in order for you to find answers to these questions. If you need help you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney.
Continue reading “I have been in a Car Accident Was I a Victim of a Tort?”
A slip and fall is a situation where someone is injured after they slipped, fell or tripped on someone on someone else’s property. Slip and fall cases are a subset of premises liability claims. The basic premise behind these types of cases is that property owners have a duty to maintain their property in a safe manner.
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Generally, there are two different groups of people that can be injured in a construction accident: construction workers and non-construction workers.
Construction workers are typically trained to avoid injury while they are completing their work, but injuries can still occur. In fact, one in ten construction workers are injured every year according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Continue reading “Injured at a construction site, now what?”
What are Ambulance Chasers?
An “ambulance chaser” is a term that refers to an attorney who goes to the scene of an accident and solicits clients. This practice is unethical. If you have been in an accident it is important for you to recognize this practice so that you do not get mixed up with an unethical attorney.
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Generally, when someone thinks of a car accident they think of an accident that involves two cars. The fact remains that some car accidents involve bikes and pedestrians. If you are involved in an accident with a cyclist or a pedestrian you need to know what to do. This article discusses what you need to know about bike and pedestrian accidents. Continue reading “Understanding Bike and Pedestrian Accidents”
Dallas-Fort Worth is a very populated area. In fact, as of 2017, Dallas is the ninth largest city in the United States, and Fort Worth is the fifteenth largest city in the United States. Due to the large population, truck accidents occur often in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Trucking accidents have serious consequences. These consequences include property damage, heavy traffic, health insurance costs, serious injury, or even death. Roughly, 500,000 trucking accidents occur every year, and approximately 5,000 of these accidents involve a fatality. Continue reading “What you need to know about Truck Accidents”
A demand letter is a document that personal injury attorneys send to a defendant’s insurance company (or the defendant if the defendant does not have insurance) that puts the insurance company on notice that the plaintiff has a legal claim against the defendant. Continue reading “What is a Demand Letter?”
The first prosthetic limb that was used by a human was a toe. This toe was found attached to a woman’s body in Egypt, and it dates back to the years of 950-750, B.C..
Since then, technology has developed significantly. Johns Hopkins University has worked to develop a prosthetic limb that allows individuals to control prosthetic limbs with their minds. People are able to operate the limbs because the prosthetic limbs connect to nerve endings.
The cost to develop each of these limbs is about $500,000. While the researchers’ ultimate goal is to reduce the cost of production, prosthetic limbs are currently a very costly items.
Continue reading “Is Harm to a Prosthetic Limb Property Damage or a Personal Injury?”
What is the difference between Community Property and Separate Property?
It is important to know the difference between community property and separate property because a spouse’s recovery in a personal injury case will be treated just like any other in the event of a divorce.
Texas is a community property state. Eight other states including Arizona and Nevada are also community property states. In these states, marital property is either community property or separate property.
Generally speaking, separate property includes property owned by one spouse prior to the marriage, a property that one spouse acquires through gift, descent or devise during the marriage, and personal injury awards (except for awards for lost earning capacity). Continue reading “How to Protect your Personal Injury Settlement from your Divorce”