What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Suing A Doctor For A Birth Defect?

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Obstetricians are responsible for ensuring the safe delivery of infants, but unfortunately, lapses in judgment and other mistakes can result in a baby being injured prior to or during birth. Statistics indicate that approximately 1 in 33 U.S. babies is born with a defect; some defects are caused by genetics, while some can be attributed to a physician's negligence during the pregnancy or delivery. If the parent of an injured baby wants to file a claim against their doctor for negligence, it is important to file within the statute of limitations.

21 January 2021

Choosing A Structured Settlement After A Wrongful Death Case

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If your loved one passes away unexpectedly due to someone else's actions, you are entitled to compensation for your loved one's death. In some cases, your compensation will come in the form of a structured settlement. Because you have the right to agree to or reject any settlement offer, you should discuss structured settlements with your wrongful death attorney before accepting it.  Winning a Wrongful Death Case A wrongful death case is one in which family members and representatives of an estate seek compensation for the death of an individual often with the assistance of a wrongful death attorney.

15 July 2020

4 Tips To Help You Stay Safe On Your Motorcycle

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There were 88,000 motorcycle injuries out of 8,600,936 registered motorcycles in the United States in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. With a rate of 1,028 injuries per 100,000 motorcycles, it's important to be as safe as possible every time you ride. 1. Wear Protective Gear Whether you're driving or riding, wearing a helmet is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself on your bike.

18 November 2019

Struck By Traffic At A School Bus Stop? What To Do Next

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Every year, school districts and school bus companies warn their communities to follow the traffic laws in regards to school buses and stopping when the buses stop. Every year, there are tragic stories of kids who have been injured or killed because other drivers on the road failed to follow these laws. If your child was recently struck by a car that failed to follow these specific traffic laws, you should definitely sue.

4 September 2019

Wrongful Death, Or Grieving Family? Distinguishing An Actual Legal Case From Emotions

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Whenever a family member dies, there is a lot of pain and emotional heartache. People feel as though the death was wrong because the person was so young, went so soon, was taken too quickly, did not leave anyone a chance for a proper goodbye, etc. So, when it comes to distinguishing an actual wrongful death case from a death that left a lot of nerves raw, people should know that courts only hear what is defined clearly by the law as wrongful death.

13 July 2019

3 Tips for Those Involved in a Non-Injury Traffic Accident

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Chances are that you or a family member in your immediate household has been involved in at least one non-injury traffic accident over the past few years. Fender benders and minor contacts with other vehicles, structures, objects, and animals are some of the most common non-injury accidents.  Although the fact that no injuries occurred is comforting, one or both drivers may end up with questions about the way their settlement was handled.

30 April 2019

Documentation After An Auto Accident To Preserve Your Personal Injury Case

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When it comes to auto accidents, gathering information is essential to any personal injury case. Your injuries are important, and getting help for the injuries is vital. When police are called to the scene, they will interview the parties, review the scene, and talk to any witnesses that were present. If possible, you will want to take pictures of the scene, of your injuries, and of any damage to your vehicle that was a result of the accident.

30 March 2019