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Category Archives: Personal Injury

Can My Car Accident Injury Be Attributed to Another’s Negligence?

If you are injured in a car accident, you must consider whether or not the injury could be attributed to another’s negligence. Determination of negligence is essential because anyone who receives an injury in a car accident that was caused by another person’s negligence has the legal right to be “made whole.” If you are this situation, take steps to preserve your rights to compensation …


How Are Settlements for Slip & Fall Cases Determined?

slippery sign on floor of modern building

Many people experience a slip and fall. Sometimes it happens at work. Sometimes it happens at the store. Slip and fall accidents just happen. Common causes of slip and fall accidents include slippery floors, obstructions in walkways, loose carpets, etc. No matter what caused your slip and fall, if the injury is due to a slip and …


Proving Fault in Accidents on Commercial Property

Do you have a premises liability claim? Were you in an accident on a commercial property like a retail store? If so, you may find that it can be difficult to prove fault.

When working to pursue a commercial property liability claim, you, as the plaintiff, have the burden of proof. This means that to have any chance at receiving compensation for the …


Mistakes that Can Ruin Your Car Accident Case

Are you building a case for a car accident incident? If so, you should know that there are a number of common mistakes that people in your shoes make that can have a negative impact on a jury panel or judge. If you know what they are, it is easier to avoid them. When seeking compensation or attempting to settle with an insurance company …


Do You Have a Valid Slip & Fall Claim?

At some point we all slip and fall – whether it’s on public or private property. Most of the time, we weren’t being careful, we weren’t paying attention or we were just clumsy, but sometimes the accident is not due to our own negligence. Sometimes the slip and fall accident is due to an owner who failed to take the time to maintain their property …


When Does a Construction Site Accident Require an Attorney?

Have you been in an accident at a construction site? If you have, you’ve probably already run into a number of different medical and financial issues. During all the chaos that typically follows a construction site accident, you may wonder if you need to hire an attorney. If the question occurs, the answer is probably yes. Consider all the factors when you are deciding whether …


What is the Difference Between Personal and Bodily Injury?

When someone gets hurt there are two phrases you will often hear: bodily injury and personal injury. Some tend to use the terms interchangeably, but they actually have two distinct meanings. If you’ve been in an accident or have a loved one who has, here’s what you need to know about the legal definitions and ramifications of personal and bodily injuries.

What is a Personal


What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Accidents happen. That’s what they say, right? Yet the fact that mishaps and accidents are commonplace does not detract from the hurt and confusion that often results when you or a loved one suffers an injury. If you think you need to take steps to protect your legal rights after you have been involved in an accident, you should start by finding out some basics.…


What’s the Difference Between an Injury and a Personal Injury Case?

You’ve been injured, but do you have a personal injury case? After an accident, many wonder if they’re entitled to receive financial compensation for their injuries. What’s the difference between an injury and a personal injury case?

When attempting to determine if you have a valid personal injury case, you should first consider the basic definition. A personal injury lawsuit is a civil lawsuit brought …


Is a Store Liable for Slip and Fall Accidents?

When you’re in a public place, like a retail store, and you suffer a slip and fall you might wonder how you determine liability. Is the store or business owner responsible for the injuries you sustained?

Businesses are legally obligated to keep their property as safe as reasonably possible because the very nature of a “business” invites the public onto their property: to shop, conduct …

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