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If you have been the victim of a personal injury in a truck, motorcycle or car accident, you will need a personal injury lawyer to help you fight for maximum compensation. A personal injury lawyer will take care of the following steps for you:
Suffering from a personal injury due to an accident is hard thing to go through, so let your personal injury take care of the legal work and get you the compensation that you deserve.
Hello, my name is attorney Frank Penney and this is the Legal Minute. What does a personal injury lawyer do? The lawyer is your representative, your mouthpiece to the insurance company and its lawyers. The lawyer provides you with guidance every step of the way, handles the paperwork, and negotiates a settlement on your behalf. If needed, the lawyer will file a lawsuit and move against the insurance company if it’s not providing a reasonable offer.
If a negligent driver causes a commercial truck accident, the trucking company can be burdened with vicarious liability torts. The company can be held liable for the driver’s negligence under the legal tenet known as respondeat superior, a Latin phrase that translates as “let the superior make the response.” This concept transfers the truck driver’s […]
Tort liability in personal injury cases is most often based on acts of negligence, but there are exceptions. Sometimes the responsible party is held to the strict liability tort standard, meaning that a finding of negligence or malicious intent is not required. The most common types of strict liability tort cases are based on: Product […]
A negligence-based lawsuit against a school can have unique complications, depending on the type of institution it is. Overall, teachers, school administrators, and other staff have a “duty of care,” meaning they must take reasonable steps to avoid and prevent circumstances likely to cause personal injury to a student. Some reasons you might want to […]