Personal Injury Law for Everyone

Who Should You Pursue A Medical Negligence Claim Against?

One of the more challenging issues that occur sometimes with medical negligence cases is figuring out exactly who should be the defendant. This is especially an issue thanks to the emergence of corporations that own multiple hospitals, practices, and clinics. Let's take a look at how a medical negligence attorney determines who ought to be the subject of a claim. Organizational Structure The first issue that has to be explored is how the particular location where the malpractice occurred was organized at the time of the incident. Read More 

Factors That Determine The Progress Of Personal Injury Cases

Most plaintiffs in personal injury cases want to get their money as soon as possible. The haste is understandable, given that injuries often leave people in dire financial situations. Below are some of the factors that determine how fast you can get your hands on the settlement check. Stage of Settlement Most injury cases settle before trial, but a few end in trials. Cases that settle outside the courtroom tend to take shorter periods than cases that go to court. Read More 

Perform an Autopsy Before Pursuing a Wrongful Death Case

When you have lost a loved one as a result of the negligence of another party, you may wish to seek compensation. You don't necessarily need an autopsy to prove that the cause of your loved one's death was wrongful, but you may need an autopsy to verify the cause of the death and to prove that the defendant is responsible for the death. The Cause of Death Oftentimes, an individual succumbs to his or her injuries days or even weeks after the accident. Read More 

The Role Of Driver Fatigue In A Personal Injury Case

Driving while fatigued has similar effects to driving while intoxicated. Therefore, if you are involved in an accident and the other driver was fatigued, this can have an impact on your settlement. This is especially true if the circumstances of the accident lead to the courts considering that you are both partially at fault. If you have evidence that the other driver was fatigued, you may receive more compensation due to punitive damages. Read More 

What Constitutes A Hit-And-Run During A Personal Injury Case?

When you are involved in an accident, there are certain necessary actions that you should expect the other motorist to fulfill. When the other motorist does not fulfill these obligations, this might be considered a hit-and-run. Whether or not the accident was a hit-and-run is important to determine because this can affect your legal case when seeking compensation for damages. Remaining at the Scene A motorist who is involved in an accident must stop and remain at the scene. Read More