A Checklist for Back Injury Claims

Personal Injury
back injury claim

Back injuries occur in various ways. They involve different areas of the back (e.g., muscles, ligaments, joints, tissues, and the spine). Some back injuries are small, while others are severe and often the result of a catastrophic accident. Back injuries occur in a variety of settings, too, such as a motor vehicle collision, slip and…

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What is a Structured Settlement in an Injury Claim?

Personal Injury
structured settlement

Most personal injury cases settle with a single lump sum payment. A lump sum means that you, the plaintiff, receives a one-time payment from the defendant, which settles your case. In some instances, a plaintiff might receive a structured settlement from the defendant. Structured settlements involve payments of the settlement over time for years until…

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Personal Injury Claims and the Paralyzed Victim

Personal Injury
Paralyzed Victim

Paralysis is the result of a spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury. It is a serious, long-term injury that affects a person’s quality of life. It can lead to physical and emotional complications, but also financial devastation for victims and their families. Paralysis is a general term that describes a variety of conditions, including:…

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Why Would the Judge Dismiss a Personal Injury Case?

Personal Injury
judge and gavel

After a serious injury due to an accident, you might believe you have a case. Therefore, you start the proceedings and request compensation through a lawsuit. However, before your case even gets started, the defense has asked for a motion to dismiss. In this instance, you might wonder why a motion to dismiss arises —…

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