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Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Most personal injury claimants are only in pursuit of compensatory damages. Such damages aim to reimburse them for the losses they incur as a result o...

Why Is Having a Personal Injury Lawyer Important?

Why Is Having a Personal Injury Lawyer Important?

If you were seriously hurt in some kind of accident and you intend to take action against the reckless or negligent party that was responsible, it’s...

Can I Get Paid for Personal Injury Damages?

Can I Get Paid for Personal Injury Damages?

Sustaining serious injuries is enough to threaten most people’s financial security. In fact, roughly two-thirds of all bankruptcy petitioners cite h...

How Do You Quantify Pain & Suffering When Building a Personal Injury Claim?

How Do You Quantify Pain & Suffering When Building a Personal Injury Claim?

If you sustained serious injuries through no fault of your own, the non-economic damages you incur—like emotional distress, loss of enjoyment in lif...

How Long Will My Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

How Long Will My Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

Because every accident scenario is unique, so too is every personal injury case. That means if you were hurt through no fault of your own and you inte...

When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Whether you were struck by a drunk driver or your doctor made a mistake during surgery, you might benefit from seeking legal counsel. Depending on the...

What Kinds of Symptoms Are Indicative of Traumatic Brain Injury?

What Kinds of Symptoms Are Indicative of Traumatic Brain Injury?

It’s easy to ignore subtle symptoms following an accident. As long as they’re not life-threatening, you might just chalk them up to adrenaline or ...

5 Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury

5 Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the result of damaged neural tissue. Such damage can occur from thumping, jolting, or violent shaking. As long as the ...

Damages in Florida Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Cases

Damages in Florida Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Cases

When a nursing home fails to provide adequate care, the associated injuries and resulting damages can be devastating. If you can prove that your loved...

5 Shocking Texting and Driving Statistics

5 Shocking Texting and Driving Statistics

Despite the fact that texting and driving is prohibited in 48 states, it remains a common problem around the country. At any given time of day, nearly...

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