Monday, Feb 12, 2018

The Right To Compensation For Plane Crash Victims

While traveling by plane is statistically safer than driving a car, crashes still occur. When they do, the complexities associated with them require skilled attorneys who have experience dealing with these cases. Not only do plane crashes generally involve large numbers of people, but usually result in more fatalities and other liability issues. Due to these many complicated factors, it's important to know your rights when it comes to receiving compensation. Who Can Be Held Liable For Crashes? Different parties may be held liable for damages, including: Airplane manufacturer, Federal Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Controllers, Maintenance Crews, Flight Crews, Passengers

Wednesday, Jan 06, 2018

How Does An OSHA Violation Affect A Workers' Compensation Claim?

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When an employee is injured on the job, they want the employer to accept financial responsibility. In these situations, the best course of action is to usually file a workers compensation claim against the employer. Even though in these instances the worker is not required to show the employer displayed negligence that led to the accident, doing so can have an impact on the employee's ability to receive adequate compensation. In addition to this, if an OSHA violation was found to be a contributing factor in the accident, it can have a major impact on having a successful claim. But to ensure all goes well, it's also best to work closely with an experienced workers compensation attorney.

Friday, Dec 02, 2017

What Qualifies As Lost Income In A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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When you find yourself injured due to the negligence or carelessness of others, it's often best to file a personal injury lawsuit in an attempt to receive compensation for damages incurred due to the accident. While you can sue for such damages as medical bills and pain and suffering, lost income is also a vital part of your lawsuit. However, many people fail to realize that there are many different categories of lost income, many of which should be included in your lawsuit. But to know exactly what you should include in your personal injury claim, it's always best to consult with an experienced and knowledgeable personal injury attorney who understands the nuances of these cases.

Monday, Nov 27, 2017

The Complications Of Dog Bite Cases

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While a dog may be man's best friend, there are still times when they may bite the hand that feeds them, or in fact another person's hand. In fact, over four million people in the United States are bitten by dogs annually, and more than three million of those people go to the emergency room for treatment. And in addition to needing medical treatment, many dog bite victims choose to file lawsuits to seek compensation for their medical treatment and pain and suffering. If you find yourself the victim of a dog bite, it's best to speak with an experienced dog bite attorney to gain an understanding of what these cases entail.

Thursday, Sep 03, 2017

Factors Considered When Determining Liability In A Slip And Fall Case

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Each year, thousands of people are injured due to slip and fall accidents. Whether they happen at work, in a store, or a neighbor's property, these accidents can cause significant injuries and lead to extensive medical treatment, time missed from work, and tremendous pain and suffering. Because of this, many slip and fall victims choose to file a slip and fall injury claim to gain compensation for their injuries. However, while many victims assume they will have a winning case, there are many factors that figure into determining liability in a slip and fall case. Therefore, it's best to consult a slip and fall injury attorney whenever this situation occurs.