Categories for Personal Injury

lost wages for self employment

Can you claim lost wages for self employment?

December 28, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

What Are Self-Employed Lost Wages? The terms “lost wages,” “lost income,” “lost compensation,” and “lost benefits” are all used to refer to the number of earnings and profits you would have made if you hadn’t been harmed. For example, recent profits, impending contracts, lost company possibilities, and lost goodwill are included in these earnings. Keep in mind that lost wages...

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how do I pay for my personal injury attorney?

How do I pay for my personal injury lawyer?

November 30, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

How Do I Pay For My Injury Lawyer? Typically, the legal fees for representing a client in personal injury cases are removed from the ultimate personal injury settlement in the client’s case—or the damages award after a successful verdict, in the rare circumstance that the client’s case makes it to a court trial. If the client does not receive a...

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what should I do if insurance makes a low offer

I got a low settlement offer after being injured in a car accident?

September 30, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

Receive a Low Insurance Settlement Offer After a Car Accident? You were hurt in a car accident as a result of someone else’s carelessness. You received treatment, and your condition improved over time. You did everything correctly and expected the insurance company to do the right thing and offer you a fair settlement. The insurance company’s offer, to your surprise,...

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what are discovery materials

What are discovery materials?

September 30, 2021 by 1 Comment

Discovery & Discovery Materials Discovery is a phase of litigation that occurs before trial. Although discovery can happen in criminal and civil cases, electronic discovery issues most often arise in civil cases. The goal of discovery (whether done electronically or on paper) is to uncover facts. These facts form the basis for creating a trial strategy (or perhaps a motion...

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What if Medicare pays for my medical bills while I am waiting for my claim to settle?

What if Medicare pays for my medical bills while I am waiting for my claim to settle?

June 23, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

Medicare is a government-run health care program that primarily benefits people over the age of 65. After an accident, Medicare will pay for medical bills. However, if the recipient receives a personal injury settlement or court award, Medicare has the right to seek reimbursement for any medical treatment related to the accident that led to the claim. These are known...

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finding the best personal injury attorney

How do I find the best personal injury lawyer?

February 10, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

Personal injury cases are particularly sensitive to handle. Many clients are dealing with lifelong physical trauma, as well as mental trauma that comes from serious incidents like car accidents and dog bites. So, how do you find the best personal injury attorney for your needs? The process is fairly simple. It’s a combination of understanding how the field of personal...

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qualified immunity

What is qualified immunity?

June 11, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

The murder of George Floyd sparked massive protests across the nation.  Protestors are loudly speaking out against police violence. The issue is deep and longstanding. There are no simple answers or quick fixes. One idea that reformers keep bringing up is to get rid of “qualified immunity.” It sounds confusing so we want to take a moment to break it...

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Covid-19 Infection and Worker’s Compensation

May 5, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

Does Worker’s Compensation Cover Covid-19? Many people have been asking whether worker’s compensation covers a Covid-19 infection. The Covid-19 impact on workers has varied widely. Some have been able to work from home while barely missing a beat. Others have jobs where interacting with the public is necessary. Restaurants and retail stores laid off many. But some industries never shut...

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