Elements of a Wrongful Death Case
Wrongful death can happen at any time. Unfortunately, it is more common than most people would like to think. In 2018, wrongful death through medical malpractice was the third leading cause of death, according to John’s Hopkins. When a family member passes away suddenly due to the carelessness of a medical practitioner, it often leaves their loved ones with a financial burden. With help from the right personal injury attorneys, you can file a claim that will help you get through this difficult moment.
What Are Punitive Damages in an Accident Case?
After any type of accident case where injuries are involved, individuals will notice two types of damages they can ask for - compensatory and punitive. Knowing the difference between these is important, especially if the damage and injuries are extensive.
Taking Legal Action Against Drunk Drivers
In a motor vehicle accident, including when the driver is drunk, anyone injured may be entitled to financial compensation for not only injuries but other damages.
How to Talk to an Insurance Adjuster
Talking to an insurance representative by yourself after an accident could be a big mistake. Unfortunately, it’s absolutely true that insurance adjusters are not always fair. An insurance company seeks to pay out the least amount of money, and any representatives you talk to will be looking for ways to diminish your claim. You will have to speak to your insurance company after an accident, but if you’re looking for fair reimbursement, you should have a lawyer speak on your behalf. Here are a few tips to make sure that this part of the settlement is done correctly.
What kind of payout can I get after an automobile accident?
A common question when involved in an accident is “how much is my claim worth?” There’s quite a range of figures and a variety of situations involved leading up to what would be considered a fair settlement offer. All cases are unique and require a professional consultation.
Who is Liable in a Trucking Accident?
Once the shock of an accident has worn off, liability in a trucking accident is a major concern for all parties. Unfortunately, trucking accidents can be expensive ordeals because large vehicles often cause extensive damage and injuries. Holding the right party responsible will help ensure that you get the payout you deserve.
How to Drive Safely Near a Truck
When it comes to driving, knowledge comes with experience. However, there are also some basic driving tips even the most experienced driver should take note of to stay as safe as possible when driving near large trucks. Tractor-trailers, commonly known as semi-trucks, are not passenger vehicles. They are designed for the purpose of transporting goods over long distances efficiently.
When To Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident
A car accident is always a traumatic experience, whether you’re involved in a fender-bender or something more serious. In addition to hidden damage to your car, you may end up with injuries that inhibit your normal life. This is why it’s vital to always call the police and an ambulance to receive the necessary health checkup, even if you feel fine. It’s best to call a lawyer who can help you with the paperwork and red tape that the insurance company requires.
Emotional trauma after an auto accident
According to Driver Knowledge, there are approximately 6 million car accidents in the United States per year. The financial burden is not the only thing that drivers must face after an accident, there is often emotional trauma that can manifest long after the vehicles are repaired or replaced. At Alexander Law Group, PLC, we not only focus on the physical property of our clients but the mental toll an accident can take on them. If you have suffered from emotional symptoms after an accident, we would like to help you. You do not have to suffer in silence.
Starting a Railroad Worker Lawsuit
Railroad work is difficult and dangerous. Employees enter into a potentially hazardous environment nearly every day. To protect these workers, the federal government passed FELA (Federal Employers Liability Act) in 1908, which holds companies liable for the safety of their laborers. Individuals that are injured at their job can collect worker’s compensation.
Who is to blame in a multi-vehicle pile-up?
In a typical rear-end collision, only two cars are involved and the car in the back is usually to blame. In a multi-vehicle pileup, though, who is liable? Answering that question can be more difficult than you think. In these situations, you have a chain reaction of accidents that cause damage to multiple vehicles. If you find yourself in the midst of a multi-vehicle pile-up, you might be unsure of how to proceed. You may need more help than what your insurance company can/will offer. Insurance companies are in the business of saving themselves money, not getting justice for you. Alexander Law Group, PLC can help walk you through the claims process and any lawsuits that may arise. You don’t have to face this confusing insurance and legal situation alone.