Will I be able to prevail in my personal injury case if I’ve been hurt before?

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Yes, typically previous injuries do not affect your right to recover compensation. You may still be entitled to recover damages for your re-injury or aggravation of an earlier injury if the aggravation or new injury is directly caused by another party. A few important things to keep in mind when making your personal injury claim if you have a preexisting …

How do I recover for lost income from a personal injury if I am self-employed?

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The short answer is documentation! In a personal injury case, the injured party is entitled to recover compensation for loss of current income resulting from time off work due to the injury, as well as for economic losses that can reasonably be expected due to the injury. This may include impacts on future earning capacity due to the injury and …

Should I Settle My Personal Injury Claim with the Insurance Company?

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You should only accept a settlement if:  ~ you have consulted with an experienced personal injury attorney, ~ the terms of the settlement are fair and equitable, and ~ all circumstances have been taken into consideration.  There are several factors to consider when deciding whether to settle your injury claim including the time involved, the extent of your injuries, and …

What is the Best Way to Handle Another Person’s Insurance Company after a Car Accident?

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We think you may find this article with advice on dealing with another person’s insurance company after an accident helpful… By Enjuris Editor “Question: I was in an automobile accident and my car was totaled. It was the other driver’s fault. How should I deal with their insurance company? Short answer: you don’t. Many experts would advise you against speaking …

Can Social Media Have An Impact On Your Personal Injury Claim?

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We think you may find this article on the role of social media in your injury case interesting… By Jimmy Rohampton “Increasingly, social media is becoming more ingrained and playing a bigger role in our lives. From travel and shopping to healthcare, relationships and even education, social media is impacting decisions that millennials take daily. Also, some colleges do look at college applicants’ social media posts and just days ago, Harvard …

Advantages of Settling Your Injury Lawsuit Out of Court

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The majority of personal injury lawsuits settle out of court because settlement is almost always faster and much less expensive than going to trial.  We think you may find this article on the advantages of settling cases helpful… By Coulter Boeschen          “Most personal injury lawsuits settle before the case ever reaches trial — and for good reason. …

The Exploding E-cigarette Epidemic

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We think you may find this article on the rapidly growing e-cigarette industry helpful… By William Ourand “E-cigarettes have become a multi-billion dollar industry catering to millions of U.S. consumers. While the businesses behind these devices tout them as being a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, recent events have shown that these devices pose their own unique set of …

Little Known Facts About Motorcycle Accidents

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We think you may find this article helpful… by HG.org “Motorcycle accidents, though not necessarily more common than other motor vehicle accidents, can be more shocking and devastating. But, they can also be caused by some unique circumstances. A number of studies and surveys have discovered some interesting facts and statistics about motorcycle accidents: 1. Approximately ¾ of motorcycle accidents …

Independent Medical Exams in Personal Injury Claims

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We think you may find this article helpful… By David Goguen “When you file a lawsuit and seek compensation for physical or mental injuries, the person or entity being sued (the “defendant”) or an insurance company may request an independent medical examination (sometimes referred to as an “IME”). There are a few reasons behind this request. The defendant or insurance …

How to Value a Premises Liability “Slip & Fall” Injury Lawsuit

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We think you may find this article helpful… By Coulter Boeschen            “Suing for premises liability – a slip and fall injury, stairway accident, etc. — will only make sense if the value of the case is high enough, regardless of the injured person’s personal feelings. In other words, an essential consideration is this: if after …