Becoming injured from a slip and fall is not something that anyone wants to go through, but if you are injured, you'll want to seek compensation for your injuries. In order to make sure that happens, do not make any of these mistakes with your slip-and-fall claim. Not Making A Report You do need documentation that your slip and fall happened, and it starts with reporting the incident to the responsible party. [Read More]
Is Your Personal Injury Case Likely To Go To Trial? These Two Factors Can Make It Likely
It's pretty well known that most personal injury cases settle out of court. Estimates vary, but only about 4%-5% of all personal injury cases ever go to trial. There's a lot of good reasons for this, including the fact that a settlement gives you a certain outcome (unlike a trial). Plus, it may be the most financially-sound decision to make—trials can be expensive, and the increased costs may eat away any additional compensation you receive. [Read More]
Personal Injury Losses: Proving Your Damages In A Personal Injury Lawsuit
If you've been hurt in a car accident, you still have a long way to go before you have a successful personal injury lawsuit. While you may have sustained injuries, you must be able to prove the extent of your injuries. You must also be able to show that someone else was at fault for your injuries, and that you suffered losses because of your injuries. Just because an accident occurs, doesn't mean you have an automatic case. [Read More]
Infection After Surgery: Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit?
Going through any surgery is difficult. It's even harder when you develop an infection during the healing process. If you've developed an infection after surgery, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against the doctor or hospital. Here's a closer look at some things you need to consider when deciding whether this is a good idea. Did someone's negligence contribute to the infection? There is a risk of infection with any surgery. [Read More]