Personal injury claims

How Personal Injury Cases Work from Start to Finish

by Law Guru May 10, 2013 Personal Injury

Personal injury lawsuits are brought when a physical or emotional injury has resulted from an accident or product defect. If you win your case, money is awarded to compensate for the damages suffered. Documentation If you are injured, collect as much data as you can as soon as possible. You need a complete record of […]

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The Role of Medical Care & Documentation in Workers’ Comp Claims

by Molly P. April 18, 2013 Accident Claims

Being injured while on the job can be a very disheartening occurrence. The thought of a person being prevented from earning money by being injured at the place that they earn that money is sometimes more than some can deal with. Luckily, workers’ compensation insurance, in most cases, takes care of people injured while at […]

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An Overview of International Litigation: Key Points And Considerations

by gclatworthy March 22, 2013 International Law

International law is not like any other area of law, even when it addresses common legal concerns. International law must take into account the different laws and customs of the nations involved. Since 1893, most legal issues that involve entities from different nations refer to the Hague Conference for legal protocols. There are many factors […]

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People have been making catastrophic and personal injury claims for years

by JamesBooker February 5, 2013 Personal Injury

19th Century British compensation claims When someone suffers a serious form of personal injury during an accident which was not their fault, lawyers will strive to help them receive maximum compensation. As well as helping them improve their lifestyles following a successful case, the damages may also provide for lost earnings or any treatment fees […]

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In a Recession: Are you more inclined to make a claim?

by Legal Author January 4, 2013 Personal Injury

Guest blog post considering if you are more likely to make a personal injury claim during a recession. Whilst many industries falter during a recession, it appears that there are a number of reasons why the personal-injury industry may thrive. Some believe this is due to a compensation culture. However, there are a number of […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Personal Injury Lawsuits

by Peter Smith November 30, 2012 Accident Claims Law

A personal injury lawsuit is something that we would all obviously like to avoid, but these do happen. Although incidents in which people get injured with it not being their fault is pretty much unavoidable, there are a some things we can do to lower this risk dramatically. If you think you may be at […]

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Personal Injury Claims Following a Road Traffic Accident

by GuestBlogger October 17, 2012 Accident Claims

One of the most traumatising things that can happen to a person is to be involved in a road traffic accident, even if it is only minor. However, should you incur an injury through a road traffic accident and it was not your fault you may be able to claim compensation. Although it may not […]

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The Difference Between Wrongful Death and Murder

by gclatworthy September 17, 2012 Personal Injury

(US Law) Laws throughout the country can vary considerably depending upon what state a person is in. Some crimes that are considered felonies in one state may not even be a crime in another. The laws regarding deaths also differ between states, but there is usually a huge distinction between what is considered a wrongful […]

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UK Law: Making A Successful Claim Following A Sporting Injury

by andyj April 26, 2012 Accident Claims

Recent research reveals that the number of people regularly taking exercise in England continues to grow in the long term.  The latest results from Sport England’s ongoing Active People Survey shows, that whilst there has been a marginal drop in the last quarter figures, 6.927m people now exercise at least 3 times a week for […]

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How Much Compensation for Personal Injury Claims?

by Legal Author April 10, 2012 Personal Injury

Below is a law blog post on personal injury law from My Compensation. Working in the personal claims industry, one of the most common questions that we get asked is: How much compensation will I receive? And rightly so. If you’re going to take time out of our day to start a compensation claim, even […]

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Chronic Shortage of Midwives May Be Opening the NHS Up to More Medical Negligence Claims

by Legal Author February 24, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

In November of 2011 the Royal College of Midwives reported that in the last 10 years the birth rate in the UK has increased by 22% while medical services suffered a shortfall of approximately 5,000 midwives. The Royal College of Midwives points this out as having serious ramifications regarding patient safety especially in the context […]

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British Health Officials Launch Investigation of Metal Hip Implant Safety

by NadrichCohenLLP February 2, 2012 Accident Claims Law

Health regulators in the United Kingdom have launched an investigation into the safety of metal hip implants, including those manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics. The safety review was spurred by warnings from health care advisors who believe the devices could potentially cause metal poisoning. According to The Telegraph, advisors to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory […]

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