A Parent's Guide to Injuries & Worker's Compensation While Volunteering
19 November 2015
As children grow up, parents often try to be involved in their lives as much as possible. This includes volunteering for different functions and activities that the child is participating in. Even though the parent's involvement is unpaid and labeled as a volunteer, an injury may entitle them to worker's compensation. Every situation is different and that is why it's important to break down the elements of a case and work with a personal injury attorney to help you move forward.
When Can You Sue Your Obstetrician For A Full-Term Stillbirth?
11 November 2015
Giving birth to a full-term child who never draws a breath can be one of the most devastating experiences of a lifetime. After the initial shock and grief fade, you may find yourself anxiously searching for answers about what happened to your child and whether this problem could repeat itself during future pregnancies. At some point, you may be able to pinpoint an action (or inaction) by your obstetrician as the primary factor behind your child's death.
What You Need To Know When Facing A Personal Injury Lawsuit
16 October 2015
Personal injury lawsuits happen all the time for many reasons. It is perhaps only a matter of time before you can expect to become the defendant in a personal injury lawsuit. Whether the plaintiff is telling the truth or not, you will have to defend yourself in a court of law. You should know what to expect when being sued, including how much you might have to pay out to plaintiff.
After A Car Crash, How Is The Amount Of A Plaintiff's Settlement Determined?
30 September 2015
Unlike cases that involve payments for expenses such as child support and alimony, judges do not use a specific formula to determine the amount of money a plaintiff should receive after being injured in an automobile accident. Some insurance companies have a chart with general settlement averages for similar types of accidents, but it's hard to determine a set figure for each unique car crash. Even if your insurance company does have a specific settlement amount in mind, the figure is still open for negotiation in mediation or the courtroom.