5 June 2018
Dog-bite lawsuits are common, and states have laws on the books that deal specifically with this situation. However, those laws don't necessarily extend to bites and scratches from other animals, particularly cats. That can create a problem because a cat scratch or bite is very common -- the sharpness of cats' claws and their ability to change quickly from gently purring to "Get away from me now" has led to many a minor injury, even for owners the cats supposedly love.
1 May 2018
In some cases, you may sue a business for injuries caused by their agent only for the business to claim that the agent is actually an independent contractor who is liable for their own actions. This is known as the independent contractor defense, but there are a few things you can do to overcome it. For example, the contractor defense shouldn't apply under the following circumstances: The Defendant Was Directly In Control of Some of the Work
10 April 2018
If you've been hurt by another driver, you really cannot afford not to take action. It may take a legal intervention to get the insurance company to do the right thing and give you the money damages that you are entitled to receive. Fortunately, the law provides a handy way to make it a lot easier to afford quality legal support for your case. Read on to learn more about contingency fee agreements.
2 March 2018
When you are injured in a car accident, you can typically sue the owner of the car and/or the driver of the car if they are not the owner of the automobile. But if you were hit and injured by a big rig truck, there are a number of different people and companies that you can sue. A personal injury lawyer can help you determine what people to include in a lawsuit to maximize the chances of your getting the money you are entitled to after an injury big rig accident.
26 January 2018
If you have been injured in a car accident, you will surely want to make sure that the insurance settlement you receive fully covers your medical expenses, any wages you lost as a result of the accident, and other related expenses. However, this is not always the case. Many times, when you open that settlement offer, you will be shocked to find that it is much less than you need. So, what can you do to avoid this?