A personal injury lawsuit is a civil action or legal dispute between a plaintiff who claims injury and a defendant who is being sued based on the plaintiff’s theory that, because of a harm or injury caused by the defendant, compensatory damages are owed to recover monetary damages from such"..."
There are many considerations that are taken into account when considering if an accident or injury should be pursued through a personal injury lawsuit. One of the leading factors that many injured parties overweigh when deciding to pursue a claim is the prospect of testifying at court. However, though testifying"..."
A personal injury claim is a civil legal dispute that arises when a person is harmed from an accident or injury which is formally resolved through a determination of liability and damages.1 In the event that an injury or accident, proceeds to filing a personal injury lawsuit there are standard"..."
It is 6 p.m. on a Friday night and your weekend is just about to start after a long week of late nights in the office. As you are driving downtown, a negligent driver runs a red light at excessive speeds and collides into the side of your car. This"..."
Negligence is a cause of action based on the principle that people should be held to a certain level or standard of conduct; violation of that standard warrants financial compensation for behaving or performing in a way that places others at an unreasonable risk of harm.1 Elements of Negligence There"..."
The time limits placed on a personal injury lawsuit such as an auto accident claim or a product liability claim is dependent on the pertinent state statute of limitations. What is a Statute of Limitations? A statute of limitation is a state law that establishes deadlines for filing a lawsuit."..."
Most personal injury cases will never require litigation or ripen to the point of being resolved through a courtroom trial. More often than not, cases end through settlement. However, sometimes trial is necessary. What Happens at Trial in a Personal Injury Case? The typical personal injury trial is structured around"..."