Category: Personal Injury

Can I be Compensated for Emotional Damages?

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

A gavel, a hand holding a red arrow progressively decreasing, and the words negligence vs gross negligence

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 […]

Quick Trip to Grocery Store Could Mean Injury

A child

Shopping Cart Injuries Shopping carts are convenient for carrying both children and groceries. But despite the convenience, a study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital points out shopping carts could mean danger. Published in Clinical Pediatrics, the study looked at emergency room data for children treated for shopping cart injuries from 1990 through 2011. Findings of the […]

Understanding Personal Injury Lawyers Better

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Accidents are sometimes unavoidable. If you are seriously injured as a result of negligence or wrong-doing by an individual, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, economic loss as well as your pain and suffering. Experienced personal injury lawyers are skilled at assessing injury claims, negotiating with insurance companies, filing complicated legal documents, […]

Concussion After Sports Injury: A High Price To Pay

The long-term damage of a traumatic brain injury plays out over a person’s lifetime. Recent reports link degenerative brain injury to athletes who sustain concussions at increasingly younger ages. In autumn 2013, the National Football League (NFL) settled a class action lawsuit brought by former players for injuries suffered during their playing years. When it […]