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Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim Myself?

You can certainly file your own medical malpractice lawsuit, but doing so is like teaching yourself how to fly a plane. Just because it’s theoretically possible doesn’t make it a good idea. Going it alone makes it far more likely that you’ll crash and burn. Medical malpractice law is one of the most challenging areas of litigation. A plaintiff in a medical negligence claim must...
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Signs You Should Hire a Slip and Fall Lawyer

If someone is injured due to the negligence and actions of another, it is essential to hold the responsible parties accountable. Injuries can have devastating consequences, not only to one’s health but to a job, personal and professional relationships, and mental health.  If in this situation, quickly hiring a personal injury lawyer is always the best course of action. Suppose someone is injured on another’s...
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What’s the Time Limit for Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Imagine you enter a surgery suite for a routine abdominal procedure. Everything appears to go well. The surgery was a success. You recover from anesthesia and are sent home with your family.  Several weeks later, you note a nagging pain in your lower abdomen. You start experiencing fever and chills, and your condition progressively worsens. You are taken back to the hospital with a raging...
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Should I Contact a Construction Accident Lawyer After a Job Site Accident?

Anyone can suffer an injury at the workplace, but not all occupations are created equal when it comes to rates of risk. For example, according to the National Institute of Health, construction has a workplace accident rate 71% higher than any other industry. It accounts for one in five workplace-related deaths in the United States. Yet, even with such a high rate of incidents, an...
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5 Signs You May Have A Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is difficult. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse cases have spiked in the past several years. While there is a possibility that abuse is just being reported more frequently, ensuring the safety and well-being of your loved one should be of utmost concern when considering placement.    The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports for “every...
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Car Accident Settlements: The Truth About What To Expect

Unless the accident was caused by a commercial vehicle or due to a vehicle defect or other source, typically, the amount of your car accident settlement will be dependent on the amount of available personal automobile insurance coverage or the value of your injuries, whichever is less. Therefore, the key to maximizing your recovery is to retain the services of an experienced motor vehicle accident...
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The Timeline of Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

While most personal injury claims will be settled out of court within the first 9-18 months, some claims will require that a lawsuit is filed to attempt to resolve the matter.  When wondering what a personal injury lawsuit timeline is, keep in mind that just like fingerprints, no two cases are exactly alike. Many things that you encounter along the way will be specific to...
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How can I Afford to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

When you have been injured due to another person’s negligence, you may be wondering if you have enough information to settle the case on your own or whether you need the help and guidance of an attorney.  One concern that you may have is whether you can afford the cost to hire a personal injury attorney. Perhaps you have never had to hire an attorney,...
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