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]
How To Know If You Have A Worthwhile Medical Malpractice Case
In most cases, when someone visits their doctor or the emergency room, they do not expect to be harmed further by their treatment, or by the lack of it. However, all too often patients are the victims of medical negligence, leading to worsening symptoms or death. If you are wondering whether you or loved one is a victim of medical malpractice, learn more about how to know if you are or not. [Read More]