Personal Injury Claims: 3 Credentials You Should Compare When Choosing A Medical Expert Witness

Posted on: 16 March 2016

Any claims you make in a personal injury case regarding the type and severity of injuries sustained should be corroborated by a medical expert witness. The medical expert witness can provide further insight on your injuries, such as how the injuries affect your quality of living or prevent you from performing certain tasks. For their testimony, you can expect to pay the average medical expert witness approximately $555 per hour of testimony in court.
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Structured Settlements For Personal Injury Claims: 3 Features Young Adults Should Request When Settling

Posted on: 29 January 2016

If you're injured due to negligence or fault of another party, there's a good chance that you can file a personal injury claim. When filing a claim with a personal injury attorney, there's a 98% chance that your attorney will be able to get the case settled without having to go to court. At which point, you will have the option of negotiating the settlement amount and how the settlement will be paid.
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3 Laws Virginia Dog Bite Victims Should Be Aware Of

Posted on: 11 January 2016

Have you been bitten by a dog in Virginia? Are you planning on suing the owner of the dog for the damages you sustained during the attack? If so, you should read about the below three laws and how they might affect your case. Your Local Leash Law Virginia doesn't have a statewide leash law. Instead, it is up to each municipality to decide what is appropriate for their area. In rural towns, the fact that a dog was off its leash when it bit you may not hold any bearing on whether or not you can seek compensation for your injuries.
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Three Reasons A Parent May Be Barred From Filing A Wrongful Death Action For A Child

Posted on: 15 December 2015

When a child dies due to the negligence or wrongful action of another party, the parents have the right to pursue a civil lawsuit to hold the liable person or company financially responsible for the loss. Unfortunately, the law does put some restrictions on this right. Here are three times when you may be barred from filing a wrongful death lawsuit against a liable party for the loss of your child.
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