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Category: Personal Injury

  • Navigating the Legal Process: From Filing a Claim to Settlement

    Aug 24
    Serious injuries often represent a hectic and confusing time in the injured person’s life. You may be in pain, have bills piling up, and want to move forward. Naturally, you may ask, “How long does an insurance claim take?”  The answer can vary depending on the facts of your claim, your injuries and required treatment,...
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  • Unveiling the Value: Exploring Settlement Amounts in Personal Injury Cases and Car Accidents

    Aug 23
    When a person suffers an accident or injury, it often leads to financial hardships. The cost of emergency room treatment can easily amount to tens of thousands of dollars. Serious injuries may also cause extended time off from work, resulting in lost wages and even more financial strain. Additionally, the injured victim may have long-lasting...
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  • Can I Sue a Government Entity for a Personal Injury?

    Jul 26
    Government agencies play an essential role in society. Unfortunately, accidents with employees of government agencies or entities can happen at any time due to a person’s wrongdoings or negligence. Entities or their employees are typically protected from lawsuits under the principle of sovereign immunity, which is the legal doctrine providing that the government cannot be...
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  • The Impact of Social Media On Personal Injury Cases: What You Need To Know

    Jun 14
    Exercise Caution with Social Media Usage After a Personal Injury In the aftermath of a personal injury incident, it is crucial to exercise caution and discretion when using social media platforms. The content you share on social media can potentially be used against you as evidence and hurts your chances of financial recovery.  Even a...
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  • 10 Factors That Determine the Value of a Personal Injury Settlement

    May 1
    Depending on its severity, sustaining a personal injury can be a life-altering physical and financial experience. If the injury results from another person’s negligence or deliberate actions, you have the right to be compensated for your losses through a personal injury settlement. However, assessing a personal injury settlement is complicated depending on several factors that...
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  • Understanding the Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Cases

    Apr 19
    If you’ve ever found yourself involved in an accident or suffered injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence, the thought of pursuing a personal injury lawsuit might have crossed your mind. However, the complexity of the legal process often intimidates individuals, causing them to delay taking action until it’s too late. That’s why today,...
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  • The Role of Medical Records in a Personal Injury Case

    Apr 6
    Getting in an accident is never a good experience. And if you were injured as a result of the accident, the last thing you want to do is worry about collecting proper evidence and records in order to seek compensation.   This blog will teach you the significance of medical records and proper documentation in your...
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  • Who Is Liable if a Product Is Defective?

    Feb 17
    According to reports from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, around 29.4 million injuries are reported yearly in the United States due to defective or malfunctioning products. More than 20,000 people end up dying as a result of the injuries that they suffer.  The time after an accident involving a defective product can be incredibly...
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  • Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering in Virginia?

    Feb 10
    In Womack v. Eldridge, 210 S.E.2d 145 (1974), the Virginia Supreme Court recognized that the deliberate infliction of emotional distress upon a victim is cause for legal action. As such, people who suffer injuries and emotional distress from accidents in our state can pursue legal action against the responsible party. To claim compensation for pain...
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  • 5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Nov 4
    A personal injury is something none of us ever want to experience. These injuries are unpredictable, traumatic, and in most cases, expensive. Not only do you have to consider the costly medical bills resulting from your injuries, but you may also have lost wages due to time missed at work and other damages that affect...
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