Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
One of the first steps in settling your car accident claim without a lawyer is to gather your medical records and the report of the police officer who saw the incident. The report will include the police’s conclusions about the accident, including if the other driver was at fault and...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
When deciding whether to file a lawsuit for a slip and fall injury, a jury can decide that the person who is at fault was only 40 percent responsible for the accident. If you have witnesses at the scene, you can expect a jury to award you at least $10,000...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
In order to successfully pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit, you must prove that the defendant’s actions constituted negligence. This requires the plaintiff to present testimony from an independent medical expert. This expert will discuss the standard of care for the field of medicine and describe how the defendant failed to...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
You may be wondering if it’s worth hiring a personal injury attorney for your case. After all, even if the accident was not your fault, you can still pursue compensation for your medical bills and other expenses. While you can try to represent yourself in court, it’s often a better...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
There are many ways to prevent construction site accidents, but one of the most common is by enforcing safety measures. All workers need to wear safety gear, including protective boots. It is also important for workers to cooperate with management and equipment manufacturers to keep workplaces clean. A single worker...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take? The duration of a personal injury lawsuit depends on many factors, including the severity of injuries, the amount of damages sought, and the complexity of the case. Depending on the type of case and severity of damages, a lawsuit can take anywhere...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
The statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits begins to run on the date that you discover the injury or the damage. In some cases, the clock begins to run the day you are aware of the injury. However, in some states, the statute of limitations can be extended if...