Don't Let These Personal Injury Misconceptions Affect Your Compensation

You will probably want compensation for the way a car accident has affected you. If you aren't careful, however, your decisions after a wreck can ruin your chances for getting paid what you expect. Read on for some tips on avoiding some common post-accident perceptions that some victims fall into. 1. The other driver should not be penalized for the accident – Accidents can happen to anyone. All too often, accident victims put themselves in the shoes of the at-fault driver and are reluctant to act. [Read More]

Personal Injury Lawsuits: The Advantages Of Settlements

When you have suffered harm due someone else's negligence, it's only natural to file a lawsuit to get compensation for your injuries. One of the key questions involved in filing a civil lawsuit is whether to accept a settlement from the defendant or to go to trial. Although going to trial is clearly your right under the law, there are certain advantages to resolving your case out of court. The article examines some of the primary advantages of settling civil suits before a trial. [Read More]

Women Drivers: Female Motorcyclists Have Unique Safety Concerns

There are more female riders on motorcycles than ever—while still a minority, they now represent 14% of the riders out there on the roads. That also means that there are more women involved in motorcycle accidents than ever before. If you're a female rider, learn more about the risks you face and what you should know if you're injured. Stay safer by driving your own bike. The days are long gone when the only women you ever saw on motorcycles were passengers clinging onto the back behind their male drivers—and that's probably a good thing for the women. [Read More]

Answering Common Concerns About Workers' Compensation Claims

Suffering injuries while you are working can pose a number of financial challenges. In particular, you may be worried about paying for your medical care and losing wages while you recover. Fortunately, there are workers' compensation policies that are designed to protect you in the event you suffer a workplace injury. If you have experienced an injury in the workplace, you may want to learn the answers to the following few questions about filing these claims. [Read More]