It's common knowledge each state has a statute of limitations that specifies the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit after your loved one is fatally injured by a product. What's not as well known is many states have statute of repose laws that can prevent you from filing a wrongful death/product liability lawsuit, even if the statute of limitations hasn't expired. Here's the lowdown on these laws and how they affect your case.
19 April 2016
If you have recently been involved in a motor vehicle accident and you have suffered an injury as a result, then it is crucial that you have already gotten in touch with a personal injury attorney who specialized in auto accidents. Even if you haven't done that yet, here are a few mistakes that you will want to ensure that you do not make following the car accident in order to keep your best interests at heart and your lawsuit afloat:
7 April 2016
Car accidents can have a pretty large impact on your life, especially if you have some pretty large bills to deal with. Auto repair bills can get pretty high, as can the cost of expensive medical treatment. Fortunately, there is a way that you can get some help with those costs: a lawsuit. To help you figure out if a lawsuit is right for you, here are some of the specific rules that you will need to abide by when it comes to filing in Arizona:
28 March 2016
Once you've been injured and have decided that taking legal action will be in your best interest, it's beneficial to begin the process of finding the right attorney as soon as possible. The sooner that you're able to partner with an attorney who focuses on personal injury cases, the sooner the case can get resolved and you can get on with living your life. It's generally a good idea to speak to multiple attorneys before deciding which one to hire.
15 March 2016
It's important for you to make it a priority to hire an attorney if you want to take legal action after you've been in a car accident. Begin your search by finding the legal experts in your community who focus mainly or exclusively on car accident cases; by hiring an attorney who spends all day representing clients in similar situations to you, you'll have someone on your side who is acutely aware of what accident victims are dealing with and how to best help them.
10 March 2016
If you're planning a home renovation and looking for an alternative heat source, you might find that a pellet stove is a great option. Pellet stoves can provide a significant amount of heat to your home without increasing your utility or fuel oil costs. If you've decided that a pellet stove might work for you, here are some things to know about them before you discuss it with your renovation team.
22 February 2016
Lawsuits have become an increasingly common way for victims to get the compensation that they are owed. If you feel that you have been wronged and injured by another party, then you might have a successful personal injury claim on your hands. To help you figure out whether that's the case and whether a lawsuit is the route that you want to take, here is one guideline that you will need to follow when it comes to filing a lawsuit: the statute of limitations.
25 January 2016
Have you been injured in an accident? Are you wondering what your options are and whether you're entitled to any money? Since every case will be different, consulting with a lawyer is the only way to find out whether or not you have any legal options. But before you actually hire an attorney, here are some questions that you should ask: How long do I have to file a case? The answer to this is going to depend on a few factors, such as what state the case will be filed in.
14 January 2016
Not everyone that is involved in an accident feels the need to contact an attorney. However, there are some situations that are best handled with the assistance of an accident attorney. To help decide if you should retain an attorney for the accident that you were just involved in, you will want to review the following points. Your Pain Is More Than Superficial It is normal to feel sore after being involved in an auto accident.
30 December 2015
In the context of workers' compensation, the term "workers" does not have the same meaning as the conventional definition of the word. This is because the "workers" in workers' compensation refers only to workers classified as employees. This means workers who aren't classified as employees aren't entitled to workers' compensation benefits, even if they get injured on the job. Here are three examples of workers who aren't employees: Independent Contractors
17 December 2015