How are Settlements for Slip and Fall Cases Determined?

Categories: Slip / Fall

A man in pain after getting injuries from falling on stairs.

Slip and fall settlement amounts come down to the extent of the injuries, the evidence against the defendant, and the quality of representation. In addition to these three big factors, there are other factors like medical costs, lost wages, and other financial losses that all go into determining a settlement. The most important thing to…

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Can I Sue Both the Truck Driver and Trucking Company after an Accident?

Categories: Truck Accident

After an accident with a semi-truck, you may wonder if you can file a claim against the driver or the trucking company – or perhaps both to get maximum compensation. Determining whether you can sue both parties comes down to the driver’s employment situation and insurance coverage. Some trucking companies hire independent contractors, which means…

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What Is the Most Common Motorcycle Injury?

Categories: Injury Blog

Motor vehicle accidents are by far one of the most tragic a person can suffer, and the injuries are often catastrophic – if not fatal. Common injuries include everything from multiple fractures to amputations, road rash, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and more. While all of these are possible, the most common would be…

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What Does It Mean When a Lawsuit Goes to Private Arbitration?

Categories: Injury Blog

Arbitration Word

Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution, often used in lawsuits. It allows two parties to forgo the traditional route of a trial and work to find an agreeable settlement for both sides. Arbitration is in the same family of other dispute resolutions like mediation, but they are two separate things. When you agree to…

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How Do I Make An Insurance Claim for a Bike Accident?

Categories: Bicycle Accidents

A wrecked bicycle left in the middle of the street after an accident.

After being hit by a car on your bicycle, or after a loved one is hit by a vehicle while riding their bike, you need to file an insurance claim with the driver of the car’s auto insurance company. Filing your claim unlocks the opportunity for compensation, and compensation covers everything from medical expenses to…

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