Yes I believe that you are always better off hiring an attorney who specializes in the particular area of law that your case or issue involves. Every area of the law, like medicine has specialties and even sub specialties with them. For a personal injury case I would advise that you hire someone who specializes in same.
Every area of the law has a specialty. You wouldn't hire an eye surgeon to replace your hip so you need a personal injury trial lawyer for your personal injury case. Hi you retain and his or her experience in the specialty make all the difference.
Only if the homeowners policy has a provision that covers the automobiles within the household. This is usually accomplished by what we refer to as an excess or umbrella policy. Most homeowners policy do not cover the automobiles so you need to ask if there is excess or an brella provision.
You cannot sue the carrier directly. The amount you receive from compensation for the injury and or disability is a function of your average weekly wage for the year prior to the injury. You may be able to also pursue social security disability if you have enough quarters in prior to your disability. So if you worked on the books for five PI of the past ten years you have enough quarters in to receive social security disability.
It will depend on the location of the attack. The implication of the new yours agriculture and market law which may require a leash. The dogs prior vicious propensities if any. The dogs breed. The dog itself and whether it is simply a family pet or a watch dog. Hire a lawyer who will research the dog and interview the mail man to see if the dog exhibits a viciousness when he or she delivers the mail. If it often barks at strangers. Jumps on the door or fence. Has attack someone else. It...
So long a the entire settlement is characterized as pain and suffering there is no tax consequence to you. If any portion is labeled lost income then it will be. Be sure to speak to you attorneys about your workers compensation claim and social security disability claims as well. Also if you were a union plumber you may be entitled to a disability pension from your union. But at the end of the case if its worded correctly you will never owe taxes on it.