Accidents and injuries occur all the time. There are slips and falls, car accidents, workplace injuries, and any number of other causes. Many of these cases won’t result in even a hospital visit, let alone a court case, but some are more severe. After you or a loved one has been injured, then, when is it time to call in legal counsel?
When the injury is severe
No matter what the cause or type of injury, if the injury was severe, you should consider getting a lawyer to represent your case. A lawyer can investigate the cause of the injury, as well as things that could have prevented the injury, and may be able to get your family the money you need for proper medical care. Head injuries are one of the most common type of severe injury, but this category also includes any form of paralysis and any injury … Read More
When it comes to family matters, situations can get complicated and overwhelming very quickly. In addition to the financial entanglements that most families are wrapped in, families are tied to each other by emotional and social ties. When family problems arise, then, it can be difficult to sort out the emotional aspects from the legal aspects. Because of this, family lawyers can help to ensure that any issues or changes within families are handled appropriately and fairly, so that both parties can find a solution they are happy with. Here are several reasons why you might choose to use a family lawyer.
In part because of the consumerist culture many of us live in, an increasing number of couples are choosing to enter into pre-marital agreements before they get married. In most cases, the terms of the pre-marital agreement deal primarily with financial matters, so that neither party … Read More
There are a lot of things that people need to know about when it comes to their basic rights. There are also a lot of things that people should know about compensation claims or just about claims in general. A lot of people have no idea about how claims can protect them and help them in a case where there they are wronged by someone. People should know that if they are on the road and someone crashes into them and hurts them, they have rights to get justice. Same in the case where you get some personal injury while working for someone. They have to pay for any injury that you sustain while you are working for them in the workplace. This is why you should know about how claims work and how you can make a claim for your personal injury.
Do not waste time:
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Technology has repeatedly been used to improve road safety across the world, from seat belts and air-bags to a multitude of different sensors and driver aids to assist the human driver.
This could all be about to change again, however, with a new law passed this summer in Texas potentially heralding the start of the end for this human element.
The Inevitable Rise of the Machines
With Uber, Lyft, Google and several leading car manufacturers pushing the concept of automated cars for several years already, billions of dollars have already been invested into this race to develop the first reliable and fully self-sufficient driverless vehicles.
The future appears to now more a question of when rather than if driverless cars will enter the public market. To help hasten this advancement, former attorney and now Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill which clearly states that driverless vehicles are legally permitted … Read More
Traumatic brain injuries are amongst the most devastating medical diagnoses. Often they are life-changing, requiring extensive treatment and rehabilitation over the long term. There are almost infinite causes of brain injuries, with some of the most common including car and motorcycle accidents, falling incidents, sports-related injuries, and medical errors, including birth-related trauma.
The aftermath of suffering a brain injury is often distressing and may involve significant impairment of quality of life. Mobility can be restricted, and employment prospects might be diminished. This can leave victims in financial difficulty; it is therefore worthwhile to consider pursuing legal action, to ensure that commensurate compensation is secured.
Examples of brain injuries
There are several categories of brain injury; some of the most common are discussed below.
Cerebral contusion is bruising to the brain tissue, which is often attributed to a blow to the head. Contusion may also cause increased pressure in the … Read More