How A Minor Can Be Compensated For Wrongful Death
16 November 2020
If you are caring for a child whose parents are recently deceased due to an accident caused by a negligent party, you might wonder if it is possible for the child to receive compensation for the death of their parents. States almost universally allow for the children of deceased parents to receive compensation, but you may wonder how this would work when the child is a minor.
For minors, the wrongful death lawsuit is filed by the representative of the deceased's estate.
How To Deal With Common Motorcycle Personal Injury Claim Problems
6 December 2019
Motorcycle accident victims should not have to deal with claim issues while trying to recover from their injuries, but they often do have to do just that. When problems crop up, it's important to understand how to handle them so that you can focus on recuperating and getting paid the money you deserve. Read on for a list of common problems with claims and how to resolve them.
Disputed Fault Issues
Common Causes Of Medical Diagnostic Errors
22 October 2019
You can suffer serious medical consequences if a doctor makes an error and fails to diagnose your health condition correctly or in time. If you can prove the doctor's mistake, then you would have a viable medical malpractice case. The following are some of the causes of medical diagnostic errors.
Faulty Lab Tests
Physicians rely on a variety of things to diagnose health conditions, from patient histories to laboratory tests. A mistake in any of these things can lead to misdiagnosis.
Pedestrians And The Right Of Way: Your Rights Under The Law After An Accident
17 August 2019
As a pedestrian, you have certain rights under American law. (These rights do not extend to you as a pedestrian on foreign soil, as other countries do not give pedestrians the right of way when traffic is around.) If you are walking along a city street on the sidewalk or in the crosswalks, you maintain those rights so long as you are following the laws. As such, any time an accident occurs where you, as a pedestrian, are injured, you can exercise further rights under the law.