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- After a Car Accident, Do I Have to Use the Repair Shop that the Insurance Company Sends Me To?
If you’ve been involved in a car accident and are dealing with the insurance companies yourself, it is important for you to know that you do not have to use the repair shops or body shops that the insurance companies recommend.
- Settlement or Court? The Choice Is Yours
People who suffer an injury in an accident may be able to get compensation that covers their medical costs, lost wages, and other non-economic losses, such as psychological trauma. To pursue compensation, they would need to hire a personal injury attorney to represent them, but that doesn’t mean the case necessarily has to go to court.
- What Is A Letter Of Protection? Learn More About The Pros And Cons Of Using A Letter Of Protection Or LOP
If there is no insurance coverage available to help pay for your health care and/or wage loss after an accident, a letter of protection may be needed. A letter of protection is a promise from the injured person and his or her lawyer to pay the doctor at the conclusion of the personal injury case.
- Texas, Guns, and the Law
While opponents and proponents of gun possession have argued its interpretation for more than a century, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees the right to possess firearms; and while in recent years the number of individuals owning guns has gone down, the number of guns overall has increased . . . and so have the dangers.
- To Settle, or Not to Settle,That Is the Question
If you’ve been seriously injured because of the negligence or intentional act of another party, you should consider retaining an attorney to help you obtain compensation for those injuries. If you start down this path, avoid any fantasies you may have about dramatic courtroom confrontations like those you see on television, because there’s a very good chance there will never be a trial. Nearly all personal injury cases settle before going to a jury.
- What Should I Bring in for My First Car Accident Case Consultation?
It is important that you come in prepared for your first consultation for your car accident. On your first visit, you will have a lot of questions that you need answers to and the attorney that you are meeting with will need to have plenty of information in order to answer those questions.
- When Liability Extends Beyond a Drunk Driver
Did you know that every day in the United States 29 people die from alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes? This astounding figure might make you want to point the finger solely at the drivers; however, the legal reality is that the liability for drunk driving accidents sometimes extends beyond the driver.
- Chemical Plant Hazards Jeopardize Workplace Safety
When a major chemical plant explosion occurs, it usually makes the national news due to the devastating nature of the accident.
- Joining a Mass Tort Case for Defective Medical Devices
When the defective medical device harms enough individuals, these groups may band together and create a mass tort case to pursue financial recovery to make them whole. Through communication and contact with legal professionals, each person may add to the case and increase the possible damages based on the specific issue.
- An Over-Medicated Nursing Home Resident Is Docile and More Profitable for the Facility
Over-medicating, or chemically restraining, nursing home residents to make them easier to manage is a poorly kept industry secret. This practice allows for facilities to house more residents because they pose fewer demands on staff. Often residents without psychiatric conditions are given antipsychotic drugs to sedate them -- sometimes to the point of unconsciousness.