Here are seven of the most frequently asked questions regarding damages in personal injury lawsuits, and a few answers.
Accidents and injuries happen every day. And often, people don’t seek compensation for their injuries because they are worried about the costs of a personal injury claim, or they think whatever they might get paid won’t be worth the time and effort. While this may be the case in some instances, it’s not always true. […]
For most minor injuries, suing is the last resort. Typically suing is only considered when negotiations fail and other methods, such as arbitration and mediation, have been exhausted.
Punitive damages are a distinct type of damages that are available only in a few specified circumstances. When does the Tennessee code award them?
In many injury claims, the losing party is burden with paying the winning party’s attorney’s fees. But this isn’t always the case.
One of the essential elements of a claim is proving your personal injury expenses for damages and recovery. If you can’t prove how much the injury cost you, you may not win your lawsuit. So how do you do that? By documenting all of your injury costs and expenses right away, maintaining careful records, and providing […]
Valuing a lawsuit is not always easy. Here are some ways to determine how much your injury claim is worth.
Riding a bike is becoming quite a popular method of transportation, and seems like a relatively safe activity. However, a bicycle accident injury happens more often than you may think. Regardless of how cautiously you ride, at one point or another, you may find yourself suffering a serious bicycle accident injury. This is can be […]
Pedestrian deaths in 2020 increased by 21 percent from 2019 — the largest annual increase since such data collection began in the mid-1970s. All of the advances in vehicle safety technology don’t really mean a lot for walkers, runners, and bicyclists. Pedestrians of all types are still at the mercy of drivers. And new data […]
Many people wonder if they need a lawyer to get workers’ compensation after a work-related injury or illness.