All About Personal Injury Evaluation

Determining the exact amount of compensation for your injury is challenging. Personal injury evaluations help in comparing the pre and post-injury conditions. It aims to examine the consequences of an event on a person's functioning and well-being in the present and the future. The results of such evaluations ultimately help in claiming fair negotiations from [...]

By |2021-07-15T03:31:09-04:00June 28th, 2021|Personal Injury|Comments Off on All About Personal Injury Evaluation

5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

Filing a personal injury case can be an emotionally taxing experience. It can be a big turning point in the life of a person who is severely hurt because of someone else’s negligence. Your lawyer can be your best aide during such a trying time. Your case’s outcome largely depends who you choose as your [...]

By |2021-05-20T05:00:20-04:00March 25th, 2021|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

8 Factors That Determine Compensation in Personal Injury Cases

If you have filed a personal injury case, the most prominent question on your mind must be about compensation. Though there is no exact formula to calculate the amount, there are various factors that affect the valuation. Lawyers keep those factors in mind when setting your expectations and working toward a negotiation. Here, we list [...]

By |2021-05-20T05:05:47-04:00March 25th, 2021|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 8 Factors That Determine Compensation in Personal Injury Cases

Alienation of a Spouse’s Affections

Under the common law, there existed a tort for the alienation of a spouse's affections. Although most states have enacted statutes that have abolished the tort, there are approximately nine states that permit such a tort action to be brought against a third party. An action for alienation of a spouse's affections may be brought [...]

By |2019-11-13T15:52:23-05:00April 1st, 2016|Personal Injury, Newsletters|Comments Off on Alienation of a Spouse’s Affections

Parental Immunity

Traditionally, the legal doctrine of "parental immunity" prohibited a minor, unemancipated child from suing his or her parent for personal injuries under any circumstances. The purpose of the parental immunity doctrine was to preserve family harmony, family assets, and parental authority over the care, discipline, and control of children. All states have limited the doctrine [...]

By |2019-11-13T15:52:23-05:00April 1st, 2016|Personal Injury, Newsletters|Comments Off on Parental Immunity

The Duty of Adults to Children

Generally, the law requires a person to exercise the degree of care that a reasonably prudent person would exercise under the same circumstances. This is called "the duty of reasonable care." A person who breaches his duty of reasonable care is guilty of negligence. Adults have a special duty of care with respect to children. [...]

By |2019-11-13T15:52:23-05:00April 1st, 2016|Personal Injury, Newsletters|Comments Off on The Duty of Adults to Children

The Military Claims Act

Governments: Federal Government: Claims By & Against When a person has died, has sustained injuries, or has sustained property damage as a result of the activities of military personnel or civilians who are employed by the military, the person or his or her representative may be entitled to recover damages from the federal government under [...]

By |2019-11-13T15:52:23-05:00April 1st, 2016|Personal Injury, Newsletters|Comments Off on The Military Claims Act

Tort Action for Interference with a Right to Vote or to Hold Office

Under the common law, a person commits a tort when he or she intentionally deprives another person of his or her right to vote or his or her right to hold office. A person also commits a tort when he or she seriously interferes with the other person's right to vote or to hold office. [...]

By |2021-01-21T02:16:08-05:00April 1st, 2016|Personal Injury, Newsletters|Comments Off on Tort Action for Interference with a Right to Vote or to Hold Office
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