Most have heard the term burden of proof before. Its importance when it comes to both civil and criminal matters cannot be understated. When it comes to personal injury cases like a car accident, the burden of proof tells the story of the case. To find out more about this issue, read on. Understanding the Burden of Proof This term is both a general term for guilt and a measurement of evidence.
3 May 2021
Even though practices have been implemented to reduce drunk driving, certain individuals still do it. They then cause accidents for victims that were just abiding by the law on the road. If you ever become one of these victims, approach this DUI personal injury case carefully. Utilize Compensation Programs You may be struggling in multiple ways after a DUI personal injury accident. There might be bills from medical services, costs for medication, and even fees for recovery.
19 April 2021
If you cannot work at your job due to a medical (or mental) condition, the government offers Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). With approval, applicants can expect to receive a monthly check that might help cover the loss of a job. Unfortunately, SSDI approval can take a long time and is difficult for some to achieve. Read on to find out about the part your medical condition plays in getting approval of benefits.
31 March 2021
Sometimes a car accident victim cannot continue with the occupation he or she had been doing for many years. This individual may want the automotive insurance company to pay for job retraining instead of getting disability benefit payments. Insurance adjusters are not always cooperative about that request. The person may consult with a car accident attorney to learn the probability of receiving this compensation. Partial Disability Serious vehicle collisions can leave victims with a permanent partial disability, such as chronic back or knee pain after a fracture.
19 March 2021
Because of the size and weight of a commercial truck, you are much more likely to suffer from broken bones after an accident. However, you might wonder if the damages you suffer are limited to your medical bills and non-economic damages. In cases where the behavior of the commercial truck driver is particularly egregious, you may be entitled to even more damages if the courts decide they want to send a message by awarding punitive damages.
23 February 2021
When you get hurt at work, you have the right to file a claim against your employer's insurance company. However, you may hesitate to take this action. You may not know how exactly to file a claim to seek coverage for your injury. You also may fear reprisal from your employer or worry about losing your job for filing a claim. You can follow through on this action competently and confidently by hiring a workers' compensation attorney to represent you.
23 February 2021
If you're the passenger in an auto accident, your life can be changed instantly. A personal injury attorney can help you seek damages and fight for your legal rights. Here are some of the ways that an auto accident attorney can help you when you're the passenger in a car accident. Passenger Perspective Auto accidents reports focus on the drivers, not the passenger. This tendency, although understandable, can make documenting the event for passengers more difficult.
11 February 2021