Common Defenses Against A Personal Injury Lawsuit

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Common Defenses Against A Personal Injury Lawsuit If you find yourself on the defensive end of a personal injury lawsuit, you might find that there are a number of ways in which you and your lawyer can defend yourself. There are a few very common defenses that are employed by defense attorneys looking to win personal injury cases. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about a few of them.

20 January 2016

Liability For DUI/DWI Can Extend Beyond The Driver

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In the event of an auto accident involving an intoxicated driver, it's usually no question that the intoxicated driver is held responsible for causing the accident. However, the driver may not be the only party who can be held liable for any injuries and damages that occur. The following highlights several other parties that could be held responsible for their role in a DUI/DWI accident and why. Liquor-Serving Establishments If a bar, restaurant or other license establishment serves a patron alcohol and discovers that said patron intends to drive home while intoxicated, the establishment has a legal duty to prevent that person from driving home drunk.

18 November 2015

Tips For Dealing With A Personal Injury At A Loved One's Home

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Suffering from an injury is always stressful, but it can be more so when it occurs at a close friend or relative's house. Although you need to make sure your medical bills and any lost income is covered, you also don't want to drive a wedge between you and your loved ones. The following questions and answers can help you navigate this tricky situation.  Was negligence at play in the injury?

4 November 2015

Social Security Disability: How To Avoid Denials

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If you are too sick or injured to work at your job, you may be considering applying for Social Security disability. For those who have worked enough and meet the medical requirements, Social Security disability will pay you a set amount monthly to help take the place of your salary. Getting approved for Social Security benefits can be a complex process, and many times the Social Security Administration (SSA) will deny your first claim application.

22 September 2015

These Four Questions May Determine The Legality Of Installing A Tracking Device In Your Spouse's Car

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Planting a tracking device in an errant spouse's car may help you to gather important evidence that you may use during a divorce. However, consider the potential legal ramifications before you engage in such an escapade. Here are four questions whose answers may determine whether the monitoring is legal: Do You Own the Car? In most cases, it is legal to install a GPS and track a car's movements if you own it.

18 September 2015

PTSD: What To Do When The Insurance Company Refuses To Pay

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If you develop post-traumatic syndrome disorder (PTSD) after a car accident, you may experience a number of psychological problems that interfere with your life. PTSD requires additional medical care to get through the psychological problems it brings in your life. But if the other driver's insurance company doesn't want to pay for your psychological therapy, contact a car accident attorney right away. Here are things you should know about PTSD and how a car accident attorney fights for the compensation.

17 September 2015

Spousal Support: 4 Questions That You'Ll Want Answers To

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Whether you know it as spousal support or alimony, you know that it can often be part of a divorce. It involves one spouse paying their divorced spouse a certain amount of money for a certain period of time. Those are the basics. However, when it comes to the nitty-gritty of spousal support, there may be a lot of questions. Some of these questions are answered below. How Exactly Is Spousal Support Calculated?

17 September 2015