Understanding The Various Stages Of A Personal Injury Lawsuit
28 October 2015
When you experience a personal injury, you are already under enough stress dealing with the pain of your injuries and the mounting medical expenses. The last thing you need is to stress over the process of a personal injury lawsuit. Fortunately, understanding the various stages of a lawsuit can help alleviate stress and anxiety associated with the process.
Meeting Your Lawyer
The first and most important step you can take after receiving an injury and being seen by a physician is to contact a personal injury lawyer.
Three Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Auto Accident Case
24 September 2015
If you are involved in an auto accident, then you may become injured and need to pay for repairs that have occurred to your vehicle. Complete reimbursement might involve filing a lawsuit. A legal professional can definitely help you with the lawsuit claim, but you can start the entire process on your own if you desire. If you decide to go this route, then you need to make sure that you do not make one of the following mistakes.
General vs. Special Damages In Your Personal Injury Case
31 August 2015
Damages refer to the amount of money you receive due to a payout or settlement during a personal injury case. The amount awarded to the plaintiff is always referred to as damages. There are two types of damages you can receive as the plaintiff in such a case: general and special damages. These can also be referred to as non-economic or economic damages, respectively. What constitutes each particular brand of damages? Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn how to differentiate between special and general damages in your personal injury case.
SSI And Babies: How Does A Denied Continuing Disability Review Affect Your Child?
18 August 2015
If your baby initially received Supplemental Security Income (SSI) as a newborn due to a low birth weight but failed to qualify for benefits when they turned one year old, hire a Social Security disability attorney right away. The Social Security Administration (SSA) determines if your baby still qualifies for benefits during a continuing disability review. But if the results of the review doesn't list your baby's other health problems, such as slow learning, limited mobility or restricted vision, your child won't receive the benefits they deserve.