Have you been injured as a result of someone else negligence; be it medical malpractice, workplace injuries, premises liability, defective product, auto accident or slip and fall? If yes, then you don’t have to suffer in silence. Instead, you need to file a personal injury claim and request financial compensation from the at-fault party. Seeking…

Although construction sites are subject to strict safety laws and codes, accidents still occur. In fact, accidents happen in the construction industry more than in all other job sectors combined. In regards to fatalities, construction sites cause approximately 20% of worker deaths in the U.S. private industry sector yearly. Factors contributing to construction site accidents…

You aren’t obligated by law to hire a disability lawyer to handle your disability case; however, statistics have shown that you increase your chances of getting your benefits approved by more than 50% (especially at hearing level) just by hiring a disability lawyer. Social Security’s own statistics have found representation to be critical when it…

It’s worth noting that personal injury lawyers aren’t obligated to offer free consultations. However, the best personal injury law firms (like Stambaugh Law) do so. They also go further and take up cases on a contingency basis meaning you won’t pay any legal fees if you don’t win a case. If you have a case…

In personal injury lawsuits, medical expenses are the single, most common factor considered when deciding how much personal injury victims receive as compensation. Here’s more on medical expenses and other factors determining personal injury settlements. 1. Medical expenses Personal injury victims incur medical expenses immediately. There may be future expenses if the injuries require specialized…

In case you are wondering what happens in a personal injury lawsuit process from the time you hire a lawyer to having a case tried, look no further. Step 1: Hiring a personal injury lawyer Although you can pursue a personal injury case on your own, it is advisable to hire a lawyer. Even if…

If you suffer injuries because of another person’s negligence or mistakes, the process of quantifying such injuries can be very complicated. Personal injury settlements must factor in medical bills, the stress and anxiety experienced while dealing with an injury, among other factors like productive time spent away from work. It is a daunting task quantifying…

If you intent to file a personal injury claim, you probably want to know the amount of money you should expect to receive as compensation for medical bills among other damages. According to Martindale-Nolo research, the average settlements and court awards in personal injury cases is $52, 900 – ranges between $3,000 and $75,000. Martindale-Nolo…

Alcohol-related crashes cost the U.S. economy over $44 billion every year. [1] What’s more shocking is; 29 people die every day in the U.S. in motor vehicle crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers according to NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) statistics. [2] This translates to approximately one death after every 50 minutes. Many more people are…

Overview An insurance company is said to be operating in bad faith if the company refuses to pay claims or defend/protect you from claims launched by other parties when you have been a responsible policyholder. If you pay premiums on time, follow all terms of your policy and have never been involved in an insurance…

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