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.
Injured In An Equestrian Accident? You May Have A Personal Injury Case
13 August 2015
If you've recently been injured by a horse, you may be wondering if you have a personal injury case and, therefore, can file a lawsuit to help pay for your medical bills and, perhaps, loss of income. Unfortunately, equestrian accidents are not clear-cut cases for personal injury lawsuits.
The reason for this is because it's more difficult to determine fault in equestrian cases than it is for cases involving dog bites or car accidents, for example.
Understanding The Basis For Your Personal Injury Suit
11 August 2015
In the United States, approximately 31 million injuries that require a doctor's care occur in a year. However, not all of these injuries meet the qualifications for a lawsuit. On the other hand, some of these injuries never make it to trial, even though the injured party has a legal claim they could have made. For people who aren't in the business of practicing law, determining whether or not an injury claim has legal merit is difficult.