A personal injury lawsuit can become extremely complex with disputes over evidence and the credibility of witnesses. However, the actual personal injury law basics are very concise, as these 4 principles illustrate. 1. Private matter There can often be overlap between personal injury cases and criminal cases—for example, in a case involving wrongful death. However, there is one … [Read more...] about Personal Injury Law Basics: 4 Key Principles
Personal injury lawsuits are often complicated and difficult to prepare for. Many Floridians lack experience in litigation and a trial may make you nervous. Knowing how to prepare goes a long way toward helping you build confidence and receive the most compensation possible. Taking these steps puts you in a better position for handling your case with the help of your personal … [Read more...] about How to Prepare for Your Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit
The legal definition of a “catastrophic” personal injury is any injury that has “direct and proximate consequences" that "permanently prevents an individual from performing any gainful work." In layman’s terms, a catastrophic injury is so severe that its victims are left with a permanent disability. There are 3 general categories for catastrophic injuries: Cognitive … [Read more...] about What Makes an Injury “Catastrophic” in Georgia?
What would happen if you get injured during martial law? What is martial law and how does it pertain to our COVID-19 pandemic? What would happen if you were injured during martial law? Who can declare martial law? These are questions that have been raised in recent days and rest assured that we'll address these concerns below. But understand that if and when martial law is … [Read more...] about COVID-19, Martial Law and Personal Injury
You had the misfortune of being in a car accident. The good news is that it wasn’t your fault; the bad news is that there was significant damage done—to your vehicle, your physical well-being and your professional life. The damage was substantial enough that you felt filing a personal injury lawsuit in civil court was the best means to get fair compensation. Your court date … [Read more...] about Time to Go to Court: Your Personal Injury Case Checklist