By filing a personal injury case after being injured due to neglect or an accident that was the fault of someone else, you have the opportunity to be compensated for the pain, suffering, and loss of income that is experienced due to the outcome of your injuries. To maximize the compensation that you're awarded, here are a few things you can do to support your personal injury lawyer as they work on your case: [Read More]
You May Deserve Financial Compensation For Waking Up During Surgery
Waking up during surgery is uncommon, but when it occurs, it can be a traumatic experience. If you're dealing with the psychological after-effects of waking during an operation, talk with a personal injury lawyer about claiming financial compensation. Certain types of operations and medications are more frequently associated with these incidents, and you may relate to common symptoms associated with waking up during surgery. Relevant Research A study published in 2014 provided details of an audit on how many patients have reported waking up during an operation. [Read More]
When Assumption Of Risk Applies And Doesn't Apply
Normally, if someone carries out an action that is considered negligent or malicious and causes you to suffer an injury, you would be able to sue for damages. However, if you engage in an activity that is assumed to be risky, you are less likely to be able to sue for damages. What is an Assumption of Risk? Assumption of risk occurs when a plaintiff engages in an activity while knowing that this activity carries some risk. [Read More]
Who Can File A Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?
As personal injury suits become more common, multiple parties often try to cash in by establishing claims against personal injury settlements. Otherwise known as liens, these claims are court orders placed on your personal property to pay debts owed to a third party. The personal property in question can be your injury settlement, or the portion that the lien holder is claiming. In this article, you will learn who can file a claim for a portion of your settlement. [Read More]