What Should You Know About Collecting A Personal Injury Judgment After A Car Wreck?
22 December 2015
If you've recently won a personal injury lawsuit against someone who injured you in a car wreck, you may be relieved to finally have vindication against the person who caused your physical and emotional pain. However, in many cases your legal battle may have only just begun. Read on to learn more about the steps you'll need to take to collect on your judgment, as well as what you can do if faced with a recalcitrant defendant.
Frequently Asked Questions About Motorcycle Personal Injury Claims
10 December 2015
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, you have likely sustained a number of injuries. If another party had any fault for the accident, you may be able to file a personal injury claim and receive compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, permanent disabilities and lost wages. A motorcycle accident lawyer can help you with such a claim. However, you may have some questions as to whether you can file a claim or not in certain situations.
Medical Malpractice: How To Help Your Lawyer Win The War
10 November 2015
Whether due to a diagnosis oversight, the improper use of treatment protocol, or the failure to disclose risks associated with treatments and medications prescribed, you may be eligible to get compensation for specific damages resulting from the negligence of your doctor. After filing a medical malpractice claim with the courts, everything from your pain and suffering to loss of work and medical debt is typically considered compensation. Your malpractice lawyer will take the lead in order to ensure maximum compensation allowance in your case, but there are a few things you can do to participate in the case yourself and help your lawyer achieve their end goals – consider implementing one or more of these ideas:
If You Feed A Stray Dog, Are You Responsible If It Bites Someone?
13 October 2015
It's hard not to feel sorry for stray dogs aimlessly wandering the streets looking for someone to love them. After all, many times those dogs are homeless because of the recklessness or carelessness of other people. Unfortunately, if you temporarily house or feed a stray dog, you could be held liable if the dog bites someone, even though you're not officially its owner.
Liability Rests on State Definitions
Your liability for the actions of a stray dog depends on whether your state includes casual or caretaker relationships in its statutes regulating liability for dog owners.