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Archive: Personal Injury

3 types of personal injury damages

A civil lawsuit is a court-based process where the plaintiff (injured party) can seek to hold the defendant (negligent party) liable for some type of harm or wrongful act. The plaintiff is almost always seeking financial compensation for the losses…

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sue for wrongful birth

Most women go to regular medical checkups during pregnancy to check on their health and the health of their growing fetus. We depend on our doctors to let us know of any potential medical issues with ourselves or our fetus…

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Personal Injury Claims for Paralysis

Paralysis causes the loss of muscle function in part of the body because of a disruption of the messages between the brain and muscles. Paraplegia refers to the loss of control of the muscles in the trunk, leg, and pelvic…

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Internal injury

Internal injuries from car accidents and other personal injury accidents can be devastating but they can also be difficult to identify. Afterall, you can’t technically “see” an internal injury and symptoms don’t always appear right away. An internal injury is…

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Personal injury

In most personal injury cases the plaintiff (injured party) is required to establish that another party’s negligence caused their injuries. For example, a business owner may have acted negligently by failing to place a “wet floor” sign on a wet…

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amputation caused by accident

Amputation caused by accident is the loss of a limb or partial limb because of an accident. In some cases, a limb is amputated by mistake – such as in a wrong limb amputation case – and may be categorized…

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cause of action

Personal injury falls under the category of tort law.  A cause of action, in tort law, is a set of facts adequate enough to justify a right for a plaintiff to sue / bring suit to obtain money, property, or…

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Personal injury

After a complaint is delivered to the defendant in a personal injury case, the discovery phase begins. Discovery is the process used by clients and their injury lawyers to come to a thorough understanding of all the facts of the…

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arbitration

The majority of personal injury cases are resolved before they ever get to the trial phase and arbitration is one of the methods used for alternative dispute resolution. What is arbitration in a personal injury case? Arbitration is a way…

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nursing home liability

Under nursing home liability laws a nursing home may be held responsible for an injury or death that occurred on their watch. Depending on the laws in your state, the injured person or the immediate family members may be able…

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