Category: Personal Injury

Is My Compensation Taxable?

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When an individual is injured due to an accident caused by the negligence of another, they have the right to seek out compensation for their injuries. This compensation can help them cover the costs of medical expenses, damages, and lost wages. However, there are some individuals who have reservations about seeking this aid due to […]

Different Types of Product Liability

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Innovations are changing the way we interact with the world around us. Smartphones, advanced cars, household appliance upgrades, and a new generation of gaming systems have taken the world by storm. With such high demand for the latest design or the next big thing, sometimes products rush through the safety testing phase and become defective. […]

Can I be Compensated for Emotional Damages?

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Emotional trauma is a common occurrence after an accident. Fear, anxiety, and guilt can follow you long after the physical wounds have healed. Most of the time, emotional trauma will require therapy which can be expensive and cause even more stress as the injured party tries to cover the costs. Fortunately, you can be compensated […]

Negligence vs Gross Negligence

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Negligence is a legal term that is often used to describe the cause of a personal injury or death. Another common cause in personal injury cases is gross negligence, which is distinguished from regular negligence in the level of intent behind the actions. Here is a breakdown of negligence vs gross negligence: Major Difference Between […]