Wrongful Death: 5 Impacts You May Suffer at Home
23 July 2015
The initial impact of a death can be devastating. As the shock wears off, the emotional pain can only get worse at home. Instead of just going through the pain, a wrongful death attorney can open up a case. A potential wrongful death settlement not only covers the loss of a loved one, but it also covers the pain and suffering that comes along with it. Every case is different, but the following five impacts can happen directly at home and have an effect on the outcome of your case.
Suicide And Injuries From Suicide Attempts May Be Covered By Workers' Comp
10 July 2015
In general, workers' compensation only pays for injuries sustained from accidents that occur in the workplace. This type of insurance typically will not pay benefits to employees or their family members if the employees commit suicide—or hurt themselves during the attempt—while on the job. However, there is an exception to this rule. Here's what you need to know about this exception and what's required to collect benefits in this situation.
2 Reasons Why Suing For Legal Malpractice Is More Difficult Than You Think
19 June 2015
If you're involved in a criminal or civil court case, and you're unhappy with the representation that you received from your lawyer, you may at some point consider suing the lawyer. This type of personal injury suit is known as a legal malpractice suit. But suing a lawyer for making mistakes in your case is tricky. One reason for this is that legal malpractice is often tough for a client to identify.
Understanding Damages In A Personal Injury Case
18 March 2015
If you find yourself on the plaintiff end of a car accident case, you might be awarded damages. Damages are awarded to plaintiffs if a judge rules in favor of them. If you have hired a car accident lawyer after your accident, you might be wondering just exactly what he is talking about when he speaks about seeking damages for your injury. Throughout the course of this article, you will learn about the purpose of damages and about the different types such as general compensatory damages, specific compensatory damages and punitive damages.