If you have been injured in an accident, then you may be thinking about hiring a lawyer. The good news is that there are lawyers who specialize in personal injury cases and will help you through the process. The bad news is that not all lawyers are good at what they do, so it’s important to find one who can get the best outcome possible for your case. In this post we’ll go over why your lawyer may reject your personal injury case.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, it’s important to remember that the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit is two years. This means that if your pain has lasted longer than two years from when your accident happened, there’s a good chance that your case will be dismissed. However, there is no statute of limitations on delayed injuries. So if an injury was caused by something other than the accident itself–like an unsafe workplace or product defect–you can still sue for damages related to those issues even if they happened years before the crash happened. (more…)
If you have been injured in a stair accident, whether indoors or outside, you may be in a position to file a personal injury lawsuit. The key will be being able to prove that the owner of the premises where the stairs were located was negligent; that is, failed to live up to his or her duty to ensure that the stairs were safe for use. (more…)
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, it’s important to know what your rights are and how to get compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. Even if you don’t have a passenger with you during the accident, there may be other people involved who deserve compensation for their injuries as well. I’ll cover these topics below so that when you’re ready to file a claim on behalf of someone else, you’ll know exactly how it works. (more…)