If you get injured and you file a case against the parties you feel are responsible for your injuries and pain and suffering, you may believe that the court will pay all the damages awarded to you by a jury of your peers. Why not, since you are the one suffering the financial effects and pain from the accident, right?
An interesting wrongful death case was recently decided by the Utah Supreme Court. In the case of Bagley v. Bagley, 2016 UT 48 (Utah 2016), the Court determined that a personal representative or heir of an estate can actually sue themselves for negligently causing the death or injury of the descendent.
When you are involved in a car accident, you can experience a lot of stress. It can be difficult to know what to do. This article gives you tips on what to do when you get involved in a car accident.
A personal injury can happen anywhere. It can also be caused by anyone, including someone acting on behalf of a government entity. While it's always possible to sue a negligent party for their actions, there are special rules involved when suing a government entity.
A short road trip to a neighboring state or traveling across country should be an enjoyable experience for you and your passengers.
A bad experience with food poisoning is one thing almost everyone has in common. Most people chalk it off as bad luck. Others try to take action in the form of complaints to a manager, or reports to a city health agency. Yet, how far can a complaint of food poisoning actually go?
No two car accidents are ever the same. Yet, it also important to note that not all accidents involve two vehicles. There are several different scenarios that can arise in a vehicle accident. These include accidents involving structures, pedestrians or animals.
There's no doubt about it, motorcycle accidents can be deadly. At the very least, most motorcyclists suffer some type of serious injury during an accident. Regardless of who is at fault, a motorcycle rider who suffers injuries deserves to be compensated. Yet, figuring out how to do this can be difficult for the average cyclist.
We've all heard of instances of police misconduct. Although the large majority of police officers do their job with justice in mind, there are always a few bad apples. If you've encountered a situation where you believe a police officer acted in an unethical or illegal manner, it can be difficult to know where to turn.
If you have been involved in a personal injury situation, you are probably wondering what your options are. Most likely, you will want to be represented by an experienced attorney to make sure that you are able to recover damages. However, how far can you realistically expect your case to go? In reality, this depends on a number of factors. In many cases, it can make more sense to opt for a settlement of the matter. Learn about the benefits associated with settling a case in place of litigating.
There are a lot of different parts to the average personal injury case. At the beginning of the lawsuit, you may receive an offer to settle the matter. In fact, the large majority of personal injury cases settle before the trial. Thus, you may want to give serious consideration to any settlement offers you receive. Learn how to evaluate a settlement offer to determine whether to accept it.