When you have sustained injuries because of someone else’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation and damages for what you have endured. It is important to team up with a personal injury lawyer to ensure you are compensated for your lost wages, pain and suffering, or medical bills.
If you’ve ever been the victim of a persona injury and tried to claim just compensation for your injuries, you might already know how scary and confusing this situation can be. Below are a few tips to help you get the best possible outcomes in your personal injury case.
When a car accident occurs, sometimes it is quite obvious who is at fault, and other times it can be debatable. When the other party involved is adamant that they were not responsible for the crash, you could find yourself tangled in a battle over who should pay for what. Though you should always consult with a lawyer to help you prove your innocence, there are a few points you can analyze beforehand to ensure that you cannot be found at fault either.
If you, or a family member, has been injured on someone else's property because of the owner's negligence to maintain it or correct any dangerous issues with their property, we can help.
For example, let’s say that you are walking through a grocery store parking lot and you don't notice a pot hole on the property. You step into the pot hole, twisting your ankle and lower leg, resulting in injuries to the ligaments and a fracture to your ankle. By having the parking lot open to the public, the property owner is making the allegation that the area is safe. The owner is therefore liable for any injures that happen and is therefore responsible for your medical expenses and pain and suffering.
A day out on a boat can be fun and exciting—but all that has the potential to come to a screeching halt if an accident occurs. If those on board suffer from injuries or worse, if someone loses their life, there is usually someone that should be held responsible. Below are the two most common reasons for boating accidents that cause injury or death.
Have you or a family member sought treatment from a hospital and been misdiagnosed? Do you feel the medical issue was not properly addressed and treated? Did you or your relative suffer from the negligence of a physician or medical facility?
It may feel extremely intimidating to involved in a bus or taxi accident, as you do not personally know the driver and may fear that it will be hard to fight for compensation. When you take advantage of public transportation, you are expecting that service to be safe. Whether it be caused by operator error, dangerous road conditions, or mechanical failures, you could have a solid legal case to be compensated for the injuries you sustain in the accident.
When you put a loved one in a nursing home, it is often a last resort. You also usually do your research to ensure that the home has high ratings and no complaints. Still, negligence and abuse take place in nursing homes in numerous situations every year and you’ve probably seen them reported in the media.
Accidents happen. You are in the wrong place at the wrong time and then…the squeal of tires, the heart-stopping moment of the crash, and the checking of people and vehicles. Everyone is shaken. Whether you caused the accident or the other driver, here are some tips that Catania & Catania Attorneys at Law recommend for what you should do after an auto accident.
While tractor trailers are to be driven by trained professonials who follow the rules, there are times that some drivers get in a hurry and don't properly adhere to the laws and regulations. There are specific legal guidelines that truckers must follow. They can only drive a set number of hours, must rest a specific number of hours and maintain accurate logbooks.