Picture this – You are driving down the street at 100kph. Suddenly a car swerves into your lane causing a collision. The accident was caused due to the negligence of the other car’s driver. You are not just enraged, but also bleeding from the impact and worried about the condition of your new car.
In the changing world, people have become more prone to injury than ever before. Getting injured at work or at the mall is not as hard as was before. Furthermore, if you are injured due to someone else’s negligence or fault, the big companies may give you a hard time getting your compensation for your medical bills and for all your troubles as a result of the injury. It becomes very hard to defend yourself.
Suffering an injury while you are at work can have many negative effects. It can affect your physical, mental and emotional state, making you get stressed and fear that you might lose your job. Sometimes the injury might hinder you from performing your work. You may even lose some income due to not being able to work due to injury.
Did you know that 13 workers die every day in construction accidents? The figure for construction-related injuries is even higher. Construction accidents can be deadly, lead to pain and suffering, and they can also lead to life-long disabilities. If you’ve been involved in a construction accident, you need to take action now. Don’t wait. Nolo explains that you have a lot of legal options of you file a claim before the statute of limitations limit.
Being at fault, or being liable refers to the driver who caused the accident to happen due to either recklessness or negligence, and has to recompense the injured party for the damages instilled. The driver who is held liable will have to pay for the property damages, along with the personal injury damages. There are typically two reasons behind being at fault: Negligence: The driver causes harm by something without paying mind or carelessly doing so that another person would not have done in that same circumstance. Recklessness: The driver does something that they know can result in someone’s harm. Different Types of Fault ‘Fault’ is the determining key for…
Medical negligence is an area of personal injury law that remains a mystery to many people. Here is everything you will need to know about it. What Counts as Negligence? There are two things that need to be proven if you want to show that medical negligence took place. First of all, it has to be shown that the medical professional failed to carry out their responsibilities. Every doctor has a duty of care to their patient, and this needs to be proven. All that needs to be shown is that the care or treatment you received fell below the standard reasonably expected. The second thing that you will need…
If there was a duty of care in place between you and the person who caused your injury, this is enough to win you the case. Of course, this is not relevant to some personal injury cases. Many of them happen in a public setting. In those instances, this part is irrelevant.
Despite the recent advances in modern medicine and hospital technology, there is still a lot that can go wrong when you are under treatment. And, while the chances are slim, it is still a lot more common than you might think. By their very nature, hospitals are risky places - and there is also human error to consider.