Personal Injury Basics
Below you'll find the basics of personal injury law including how liability is determined, what damages are recoverable, and how long you have to file a claim.
Written by attorney James Roth.
Personal injury lawsuits are filed by people (or their representatives) injured due to the negligence of someone else. The injury may be either physical or emotional, and it can arise from a variety... more
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This legal guide explains how liability is determined in a personal injury or wrongful death claim. In any personal injury claim, liability must be established in order to recover damages (financial... more
Written by attorney William Coats.
Compensation that one may be awarded in a personal injury case can be divided up into the following categories: Property Damage For example, you are entitled to the full repair or replacement cost... more
Written by attorney Andrew Myers. STAFF PICK
Purpose of Contingent Fee. Under a contingent fee agreement an injured person retains an attorney to pursue the case without having to pay up front, or on a periodic basis as work progresses.... more
Written by attorney David Kupets. STAFF PICK
How much time do I have to resolve a claim? What is a Statute of Limitations? The statute of limitations is an amount of time that a victim has to make a proper claim for damages suffered. If the... more
Written by attorney Marc Breakstone. STAFF PICK
HOW DO I FIND THE RIGHT PERSONAL INJURY OR MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYER?. Finding a lawyer is not much different than choosing the right professional to assist you with other needs that you might have.... more
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