Many lawyers advise their injury clients to avoid discussing their accidents with others. You should not even talk about what you were doing before the accident or your life after the accident. Below are dangers you might create by discussing the accident, injury claim, and related issues. Admitting Liability You might admit liability for the accident if you discuss it with others. For example, you might come across as admitting liability if you:
28 August 2023
Improper loads are a common cause of semi accidents. Improper loads can make the truck hard to maneuver or stop. Here's how to prove a truck was improperly loaded. Eyewitness Testimony Eyewitness testimony plays a crucial role in proving that a truck was improperly loaded in a semi accident. Individuals who witnessed the loading process or observed the truck on the road can provide valuable accounts of the condition of the load.
7 July 2023
Often, people deem roadways as the territory of motor vehicles. For this reason, when a cyclist is involved in an accident, people want to point the finger in their direction. However, it is important to remember that bicycle riders have rights too. While the specific laws for riders vary across state lines, some rather standard policies are in place to protect riders. Road Privilege Again, people like to think that the roadway is for the sole use of motor vehicles, but in many states, bicycle riders have full road privileges too.
22 May 2023
If you are disabled and cannot work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability. This is a federal program administered by the Social Security Administration. You have to apply for the program, and there is an approval process that you have to go through. You may be denied the first time you apply, in which case you should appeal. If you are worried about being denied the first time you apply, there are some things that you can do to help keep that from happening.
7 April 2023
If you sustain an injury or job-related illness, your employer's workers' compensation insurer will provide medical treatment for your condition. Once you complete this treatment and accept a settlement, you may think there is nothing else to do. But you may not realize that you may have additional time to prove you have had a change in your condition. What is a change in condition, and how do you prove it?
13 February 2023
Medical records provide a patient's vital information about their condition. This includes the services the patient has received since they started feeling unwell. Ultimately, this information lets doctors know the changes to make in the treatment plan during the patient's subsequent visits. Further, medical records also offer guidance on the medical procedures or medicine a patient requires. Unfortunately, medical malpractice may occur if healthcare givers make errors when preparing this document. Read on to learn how errors made in medical documents can lead to injuries and how you can seek justice when this happens.
27 December 2022
Pharmacies are an integral part of the healthcare system. Patients rely on them to dispense the medications they need to stay healthy and treat conditions that affect their lives. While most pharmacies dispense medications correctly, errors do happen. As you wait for your prescription to be filled, a pharmacist may hand you a dosage that interacts badly with other medications you are taking. If you are the victim of a pharmacy error, you can file a claim against the pharmacy or the pharmacist to recover damages.
9 November 2022