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Personal Injury Law Is More Complex Than You Think

I always assumed that personal injury cases where pretty straight forward. After being in an accident, any financial losses that you suffered would be reimbursed by the liable party's insurance company. Unfortunately, things only work this way in a perfect world. In the real world, personal injury cases are extremely complex and getting the insurance company to pay a fair settlement requires the expertise of an experienced injury lawyer. Unfortunately, it took me several months to finally seek out the legal assistance I needed. As a result, I waited much longer than necessary to get the compensation I so desperately needed. During this time, I learned more about personal injury law than I ever thought I would. It is my hope that this blog will allow me to share that knowledge with you so that you can avoid making some of the same mistakes that I did.

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Personal Injury Law Is More Complex Than You Think

    Do You Have Legal Rights If A Dog Attacked Your Dog?

    According to the American Pet Products Association, their 2015-2016 National Pet Owners Survey states that, in the United States, there are 77.8 million pet dogs that reside throughout 54.4 million households. Unfortunately, some of these dogs are not going to be friendly. If your dog has had the misfortune of being attacked by one of these 77.8 million other dogs, it is normal for you to wonder what rights you have.

    Has Your Child Been Injured? 3 Things You Need To Know About Personal Injury Claims

    If your child has been injured in an accident, it's normal for you to be concerned for their well-being. It's also normal for you to want to make sure they receive the compensation they're entitled to. Unfortunately, if you're not familiar with personal injury laws, you might not know how to go about seeking damages for your child. Here are three things you need to know about personal injury laws and how they pertain to your child's injuries.

    How Sleep Apnea Plays A Role In Your Truck Accident Case

    Truck drivers that are not treated for sleep apnea have a much greater risk of getting in an auto accident. These drivers are five times as likely to have a preventable crash. There are treatments that have been found to be effective for treating sleep apnea. The treatment also often carries no out-of-pocket cost for many employer health insurance plans. However, some truck drivers may not seek the necessary treatment, causing them to be a danger on the road.

    Four "OCD" Questions A Slip And Fall Lawyer Might Ask

    If you are consulting with a slip and fall lawyer or trying to choose one, you might be wondering how they're going to approach your case. You might be surprised by some of the things that they say and the questions they might ask. Here are some explanations of why these legal professionals can get so "intense" when they're trying to build a slip and fall case. When Did It Happen?

    3 Major Mistakes To Avoid After You Are Injured In A Car Wreck

    After being injured in a car accident that was not your fault, you'll most likely have a lot of unpleasant things to cope with. In addition to recovering from your injuries and dealing with pain, you may also suffer financial stress due to not being at work, and you will also have to deal with getting your car repaired or replaced. In this type of situation, you're entitled to a fair financial settlement from the other driver's insurance company.

    Things You Shouldn't Do After An Auto Accident

    Automobile accidents are events that cannot always be prevented. In 2015, the National Safety Council stated approximately 38,300 individuals were killed on roads within the United States. Excluding those estimates, at least 4.4 million were injured. With those high rates, there are many things you shouldn't do after you are involved in an auto accident. Issue #1: Never leave the scene of an accident without notifying the police or other emergency services.

    Should You Sue For Food Poisoning?

    A trip to your favorite restaurant can quickly become a nightmare if you suffer from food poisoning. It can be even worse if the illness is extensive, racking up medical bills or lost wages. The following guide can help you decide whether the restaurant should be held responsible and whether you should sue for personal injuries. Can you prove it was the food? Often, food poisoning is a case of suspicion.

    Why Your Child's School May Not Be Liable For These Two Injuries

    Schools are expected to provide safe environments for students. Therefore, if your child is injured at school, it is natural to hold the school liable for the injuries. However, a school is not responsible for all types of injuries its students may experience. Here are two types of injuries for which the school may not be responsible: Injuries on School Property Outside School Hours Schools are only liable for injuries that occur when they are in charge or responsible for their students.