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The Wide, Wide World of Personal Injury Attorneys

When you think of personal injury cases, you probably picture two parties standing in front of a judge who decides how much one party has to pay the other. Indeed, this is how some personal injury cases end up being concluded. But many are actually settled out of court. Your attorney files a suit against the defendant, and then the defendant's lawyer presents you with an offer for a certain amount of money if you agree not to go to court. You and your personal injury attorney decide whether or not to accept that offer, which is called a settlement. As you can see, personal injury lawyers do a lot more than just go to court. You can learn more about the many nuances of their jobs on this blog.

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Who Should I Contact If I Suspect a Wrongful Death at a Nursing Home
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Who Should I Contact If I Suspect a Wrongful Death at a Nursing Home

When you place your loved one in the care of a nursing home, you might assume that you are making the right decision and that he or she will receive the care they need. Unfortunately, many nursing homes hire individuals who should never work in this profession, and this can sometimes lead to a tragic death. In some cases, a nursing home wrongful death case arises from abuse that continues for years and is never reported. Read More 

3 Tips To Help You Hire A Workers Compensation Attorney

In most cases, filing a workers compensation claim is a simple and straightforward process, and an employee can take care of the matter on their own. However, more complicated situations can arise, and when that happens it may be necessary to retain the services of a workers compensation attorney. Some examples of when you may need to hire a workers compensation attorney include if your claim was denied or if you have suffered a serious injury that may make it impossible to work for an extended period of time. Read More 

Suing Law Enforcement: Are They Protected?

You might expect law enforcement to have certain protections against lawsuits and you would be correct. That does not mean, though, that law enforcement can harm others illegally with no reprisals. While many cases of police brutality, false arrest, and other forms of harm are handled internally, ordinary citizens can take civil action against law enforcement in certain circumstances. Read on to learn more. Follow the Process If you are harmed by an embarrassing post on Facebook, a quick visit to a personal injury attorney can have you filing a lawsuit against the poster in no time flat. Read More 

Can You Bring A Personal Injury Claim Against Your Employer?

Workers' compensation law governs the majority of cases where someone is hurt on the job. There are, however, a few scenarios where someone might hire a personal injury lawyer to pursue a claim against their employer. Here is what you need to know about four of the more likely situations where that might be necessary. Gross Negligence or Wanton Disregard Occurred These are standards of negligence that exceed the normal scope. Read More 

Can You File a Lawsuit Against Multiple Parties for the Same Injuries?

In some cases, there may be more than one person who is responsible for injuries that you sustained. For example, if you were bitten by a dog under a dog walker's care, you may have a claim against the dog walker and the dog owner. Or, if you were hit by a big rig truck, both the driver and the company who owns the truck may be responsible for your injuries. Read More