Should I File for Workers’ Compensation or File a Personal Injury Claim?

Should I File for Workers’ Compensation or File a Personal Injury Claim

If you’ve suffered an injury in a workplace accident, you have a couple legal avenues to recover compensation: filing for workers’ compensation, or filing a personal injury claim. The route you take depends on the circumstances of the accident. Here’s a quick overview of each process to help you determine which is the right approach for your case. Personal injury … Read More

How Much Can I Expect to Get from a Burn Injury Settlement?

How Much Can I Expect to Get from a Burn Injury Settlement

When you’ve suffered burn injuries, you may be able to recover damages via a personal injury or worker’s compensation claim. How much you can recover will depend on the specific details of the incident and how severe your injuries are. Your personal injury attorney will be able to evaluate the facts of your case and give you a general range—but … Read More

Who Could Be Liable in a Construction Accident?

Who Could Be Liable in a Construction Accident

If you suffer an injury while on the job at an accident site, you have two legal options: file a worker’s compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. The latter is only an option if another party can be considered liable for the accident having occurred. But who can be held liable in a construction accident? This depends on the … Read More

The Most Common Causes of Boating Accidents

The Most Common Causes of Boating Accidents

Boating accidents can result in some significant injuries that can in some cases have a significant impact on a person’s everyday life and routine. If you have been injured in a boating accident caused by another person’s negligence, you have the right to file a personal injury claim against the liable party and seek compensation for medical bills and pain … Read More

When to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim vs. an Injury Claim

When to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim vs. an Injury Claim

If you’ve suffered an injury while at work, you have two options to recover compensation: file a workers’ compensation claim, or file a personal injury claim. The path you take depends on the circumstances of the injury, and whether anyone was at fault for the accident that caused it. Here’s a quick overview of when you’d file a workers’ comp … Read More

How to Get Compensated for Injuries Suffered Due to Extreme Turbulence

How to Get Compensated for Injuries Suffered Due to Extreme Turbulence

While it is a rare occurrence, it is possible for people to be seriously injured due to turbulence and other in-flight accidents. This could be a result of baggage falling out of overhead storage containers, slips and falls on the way to restrooms, or turbulence causing carts to collide with people sitting in their chairs. When these types of accidents … Read More

Important Evidence to Collect for Your Personal Injury Claim

Important Evidence to Collect for Your Personal Injury Claim

If you’ve been involved in an auto accident or sustained any kind of injury caused by someone else’s negligence and intend to file an injury claim, it is important to collect and preserve evidence to support you in your case. The first hours and days after the injury are crucial for evidence collection. Here are a few steps you can … Read More

How to Establish Liability in a Fire Accident

How to Establish Liability in a Fire Accident

Fire, whether wild or accidental, can wreak havoc upon a community. The amount of damages, injuries and fatalities each year is staggering—the United States suffered 3,400 deaths and $2.3 billion in losses from fire damage in 2017 alone. When an accident occurs, you’ll want to establish liability so that you can be compensated by whomever is at fault. But how … Read More

Who is Liable for Falling Object Accidents at Construction Sites?

Who is Liable for Falling Object Accidents at Construction Sites

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous fields of work in the United States, regularly topping the list for most workplace injuries and fatalities. There are a variety of categories of construction accidents, one of the most common of which is injuries or fatalities caused by objects that fall and hit pedestrians. When walking next to construction zones, … Read More

How to Determine Liability in an Airplane Accident Lawsuit

How to Determine Liability in an Airplane Accident Lawsuit

Airplane accidents often come with devastating consequences, both in terms of injuries/fatalities and in terms of property damage sustained at the crash site. Because of the scale of legal action that must occur after an airplane accident, it can take some time to determine the cause of the crash and the party that was liable for it. However, it is … Read More