As a personal injury lawsuit progresses, litigants can expect
to face the discovery process, attempts to settle before trial
and, if unsuccessful, a trial and judgment.
As a continuation of The Personal Injury Lawsuit Process: What to Expect (Part 1), the following provides some further information... Read Full Post
The first steps in the personal injury lawsuit process include
the initial consult with a lawyer and the official filing of
the complaint with the court.
After being in an accident or part of any event that results in a personal injury, you will likely be left feeling physically, emotionally and... Read Full Post
Safety tips for preventing motorcycle
accidents include wearing helmets and
protective gear, not riding after drinking
and following all traffic laws.
Although you can’t control the actions of other drivers, knowing how to ride defensively can help you minimize the chances of getting into... Read Full Post
Before attending an initial consult with a personal
injury lawyer, think of some specific questions
you plan on asking so you are sure to get all of
the info you need.
Following up on How to Prepare for an Initial Consult with a Personal Injury Lawyer (Part 1), here are some additional tips on how... Read Full Post
An initial consult with a personal injury lawyer is
a good time for accident victims to learn more about
their legal rights, as well as the lawyer’s
While the most important thing to do after suffering from any type of personal injury will be to seek medical care to prevent... Read Full Post
Compensatory damages in personal injury settlements
can include monetary awards for expenses related to
medical bills, property damage and lost wages.
Personal injury settlements are intended to compensate individuals who have been injured as a result of another individual’s (or some other entity’s... Read Full Post
Missouri cellphone laws for drivers are among the more lax
such laws in the U.S., as they only stipulate a texting ban for
drivers who are 21 or younger.
Cellphone bans for drivers vary dramatically from state to state, with some states fully banning the use of hand-held cellphones for all drivers... Read Full Post
Truck drivers’ failure to obey traffic laws by, for example,
running red lights can result infatal underride truck
As a follow up to Underride Truck Accidents (Part 1), here is some further information regarding underride truck accidents. While Part 1 of this blog laid out some of the... Read Full Post
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) estimates that about 25 percent of all truck
accident fatalities are caused by underride truck accidents.
Underride truck accidents are crashes in which passenger vehicles slide underneath trucks – either from behind or from the side – and... Read Full Post
So far in 2013, there have been more
than 658, 200 distracted driving-related
motor vehicle accidents in the U.S., with
one of these accidents occurring
approximately every 30 seconds.
Following up to Distracted Driving and Motor Vehicle Accidents (Part 1), the following is some further eye-opening... Read Full Post
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