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The Importance of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Sep 10, 2018

There are few things more intimidating than dealing with a personal injury lawsuit on your own. Legal matters are often confusing and contentious, making this one of the more complex situations to endure. However, there is a way you can position ...

Economic vs. Non-Economic Damages Aug 14, 2018

Personal injury lawsuits are complex, but one thing is always certain: victims of negligence deserve the right to seek compensation. This means holding the negligent party responsible for their actions and seeking the financial compensation needed to ...

What Damages Can a Victim Sustain? Jul 23, 2018

Whenever anyone is involved in a negligence-related accident, there are a lot of things that can arise. One thing that nobody ever wants to deal with is a serious injury. It’s an unfortunate situation, but it happens more often than most would like. ...

Who Is Responsible for Injuries Caused by Negligence? Jul 13, 2018

For any individual, sustaining a serious injury is one of the most daunting and traumatizing things they can experience. They’re sudden, impact the individual for a long time, and can require long-term medical care. When negligence results in a ...

The Rights of Victims and How We Protect You After an Injury Jul 6, 2018

Individuals spend their entire lives, never thinking that something will go wrong and that they’ll sustain a serious injury. We do daily tasks thinking that we’re safe from harm. However, there are a number of dangers that can increase the risk of ...

What Makes an Injury "Catastrophic?" Jun 17, 2016

In any type of crash, medical malpractice issue, or other negligence-related incident, there is a potential for injury. While there are countless situations that result in minor injuries, there are times where an injury is considered catastrophic. ...

The Anatomy of a Personal Injury Claim Apr 7, 2016

While it may be the last thing on your mind after sustaining an injury due to someone else’s negligence, filing a personal injury claim can be very beneficial. If you’ve been harmed, you need to understand what the personal injury claims-filing ...

Google Is Building a Driverless Car Business Dec 21, 2015

"Self-driving cars" sounds like something out of science fiction, but these are already on the road in some cities and may be hitting the mass market sooner than you think. Driverless Competition for Uber Under Alphabet Inc., Google plans to utilize ...

Toy Safety During the Holidays Dec 18, 2015

As you are doing your last minute Christmas shopping, make sure that your favorite children receive safe toys that will not endanger them. Each year, thousands of toys are recalled after a dangerous defect is discovered. Parents that are worried ...

Compensation from GM Issued to Pre-Bankruptcy Ignition Switch Victims Dec 14, 2015

Despite accepting complete responsibility for their failure to disclose awareness of defective ignition switches affecting millions of vehicles, General Motors Co. (GM) secured liability protection from related lawsuits involving crashes prior to ...

How to Take Good Personal Injury Photos Oct 29, 2015

If you are seeking compensation for an injury you sustained due to someone else's negligence, you will have to present evidence to demonstrate which party was at-fault. Taking photographs is an excellent way to document physical injuries as well as ...

12 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney Oct 27, 2015

When you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you've got more important things to think about than whether or not you’ve chosen the right personal injury attorney. You will likely be dealing with medical costs, changes to your lifestyle, ...

What Does Personal Injury Law Include? Oct 23, 2015

Every day, situations occur around the country that leave innocent people injured at no fault of their own. Whether these situations are accidental or intentional, victims deserve to be able to hold responsible parties accountable. If you have ...

Why Use an Expert Witness in a Personal Injury Case? Oct 20, 2015

Personal injury cases often involve complex medical or scientific facts that are beyond the average layperson’s ability to analyze. In these cases, expert witnesses are often brought in to provide greater credibility to a claim. Expert witnesses ...

How Many Personal Injury Cases Settle out of Court? Oct 16, 2015

The prospect of going to trial can be daunting for anyone involved in a lawsuit. The expense, complex procedures, and nerve-wracking experience of being before a judge and jury is something most people would like to avoid. Fortunately, the vast ...

What is the Value of a Personal Injury Case and How Is It Calculated? Oct 14, 2015

The cost of an injury can be financially and emotionally devastating. On top of physical pain you could face the possibility of long term disability. A severe injury could result in huge medical bills, lost wages, chronic pain, psychological trauma, ...

Does a Personal Injury Settlement Affect SSDI? Oct 12, 2015

Have you recently been awarded a personal injury settlement? If you receive Social Security disability benefits , they might be negatively affected. This depends on the type of aid you receive and the nature of the settlement. The Social Security ...

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? Oct 8, 2015

Have you recently received a settlement in a personal injury case? You are probably wondering if your compensation is taxable. The answer depends on the specifics of your case, and how the compensation was issued. What Parts of My Personal Injury ...

Does Car Insurance Cover Personal Injury? Oct 6, 2015

Automobile accidents have the potential to cause a great deal of damage, including devastating personal injuries. The at-fault driver is usually held financially responsible for the expenses relating to victims’ medical care or burial expenses in the ...

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do? Aug 3, 2015

If you have been injured because of someone’s wrongful behavior, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover damages for your pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses. When initiating a personal injury lawsuit seems ...

Ikea Dresser Tip-Overs Pose Risks to Children Jul 24, 2015

After the deaths of two toddlers, Ikea has issued a warning that their chests and drawers are not safe around children unless they are anchored to the wall. In an effort to prevent more injuries or deaths, the company is providing free wall anchor ...

Fireworks Safety is Key this Fourth of July Jun 26, 2015

Firework safety is being stressed this Fourth of July. The summer months hold some of America's most festive holidays that celebrate patriotism both past and present. The July 4th weekend has become synonymous with pool parties, cookouts and ...

Olathe Northwest High School TB Outbreak Affects 28 Students and Staff Mar 23, 2015

A high school in Olathe, Kansas is reeling from a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak that has infected at least of 28 students. Health and safety officials are scrambling to prevent the spread of TB into other schools and into the larger community. More than ...

Contingency Fees Mean We Don't Get Paid Unless You Win Jan 28, 2015

Lawyers are expensive and many individuals do not believe that they can afford an attorney. However, there are many legal cases that can be handled on a contingency fee basis. At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our personal injury attorneys use ...

Fatal Missouri Construction Accident Kills Justin Jokerst Jan 14, 2015

A worker from Missouri was fatally injured in a construction site accident. Justin Jokerst, a 31-year-old resident of Perryville, MO., died after an accident involving a crane. Jokerst was working at construction site in Edwardsville, Missouri on an ...

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