No one wants to go into the dentist's office thinking that they're going to leave worse than when they came in. Likewise, no dentist wants to willingly do harm to a patient. However, problems do occur. Many of these problems can result in a lawsuit. There are a few common mistakes that a dentist can make that might result in a lawsuit. Failure To Advise Staff When dentists fail to advise their staff regarding medical issues regarding their patients, then the potential for a lawsuit grows and grows. [Read More]
An Introduction To Various Legal Damages
When filing a personal injury lawsuit, you have probably heard about different kinds of damages. However, you might not know what the difference is between the categories. To help you plan out your lawsuit, here is an explanation of some of the most common types of damages and why the distinctions are important: Compensatory Damages The first and most common category is your run-of-the-mill compensatory damages. In other words, this includes medical bills, auto repair bills, loss of potential earnings, and the like. [Read More]
Are You Liable If One Person Harms Another On Your Property?
It's fairly common knowledge that if someone hurts his or herself on your property, you could be held liable for the person's injuries. What you may not know is that if a third-party injures someone on your property, you could also be held liable for the incident. Here's what you need to know about third-party premise liability. When Liability Can Be Pinned on You Except for situations where you are legally in charge of another person (e. [Read More]
Four Things To Strengthen Your Slip And Fall Accident Claim
If you have a slip and fall injury claim, you will need to prove it just as you would any other accident. The more evidence you have for your case, the stronger your case will be. Here are some for the things you need for a strong case: Witnesses A credible witness adds valuable weight to a slip and fall injury claim. This is even more so if the condition that caused you to slip and fall was temporary, such as a wet floor that has since dried. [Read More]