Author: Stephen Osborne

August 31, 2022
Knowing the questions to ask a car accident lawyer can help you choose the right one for your unique situation. Your questions should focus on the lawyer’s area of practice, length of time handling cases like yours, success rate, and whether the lawyer actually will take your case through a trial. A lawyer that actually litigates cases and has a long history of successfully handling cases like yours will increase your chances of getting a favorable outcome. After asking your would-be car accident lawyer all the relevant questions, find out what he or she expects from your end. Doing this ensures that there are no gray areas that might jeopardize your claim down the road.
questions to ask a car accident lawyer
July 29, 2022
Considering the economic distress that accidents cause, a common concern among accident victims is “how long does car accident settlement negotiation take?” Settlement negotiation typically takes several weeks or months. In some accident cases, reaching a settlement agreement can take a year or more. Negotiation is an essential part of seeking compensation for damages related to your accident and injuries. Multiple factors determine how long the settlement negotiation lasts. While some factors are in your hands, others depend on the other parties involved.
how long does car accident settlement negotiation take
June 25, 2022
Can you sue a company for a bad product? Manufacturers, designers, or sellers of products are required to ensure that products are safe for consumers. When a product is put on the market with a flaw or insufficient warnings and injures you, you have the right to file a claim for damages suffered. You could bring a product liability claim against all the companies in the chain of distribution, even if you were not the purchaser or user of the injury-causing product. Here’s more on when you can sue a company for a bad product.
can you sue a company for a bad product
May 16, 2022
When someone dies because of the negligence of someone else, the decedent's estate representative, or his or her surviving spouse or dependents, can file a wrongful death claim. When a loved one dies in an accident, his or her family faces financial hardship from funeral costs, lost income, and sometimes pre-death medical expenses. A wrongful death settlement can help to ease the family's financial burden. But who gets the money in a wrongful death lawsuit? Working with a wrongful death attorney can help a decedent's loved ones obtain fair compensation and hold negligent parties accountable for the fatal accident.
April 18, 2022
When someone dies because of the negligent or intentional actions of another person, surviving family members may file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover compensation for their losses. Wrongful death lawsuits are filed in civil court and can be won regardless of the outcome of a criminal case against the wrongdoer. Since these types of cases can require expert testimony, extensive evidence, and intense litigation, many people hire an experienced wrongful death lawyer to guide them through the legal process and help them understand how to prove wrongful death.
March 21, 2022
A Nevada medical malpractice lawsuit has a one-year time limitation from the date of the malpractice, which may be extended up to three years from the date of the discovery of the malpractice, whichever happens first.  The court is likely to dismiss a lawsuit filed past the three-year deadline.
February 21, 2022
Patients can sue a hospital for getting sepsis while in the care of that facility. Sepsis is the cause of 1 in 5 deaths worldwide, according to a 2020 report from the World Health Organization. Many of those cases are caused by infections caught in a hospital setting. How does one catch sepsis in a setting that is supposed to be healing the body, and when are those hospital settings liable for causing distress from sepsis?
January 21, 2022
When a semi-truck causes an accident, there may be multiple parties that bear responsibility. When drivers or passengers suffer injuries in an accident with a semi-truck, they may need the help of an attorney to determine who is responsible for the accident and, therefore, who is liable for damages.