Tort claims is a term that is often thrown around by those who have been seriously injured in an accident. While the term may be randomly used often, many people don’t fully understand what a tort claim is and if they would even qualify to make one. The simplest explanation of a tort claim is one where a person who has been injured by another in an accident seeks compensation from the person who caused the accident. (more…)
Month: November 2017
Know More About Car Accident Benefits
If you’re an Ontario resident, or sometimes even a visitor to Ontario, and have been injured in a car accident, you have the right to sue the at-fault driver for additional financial compensation. You have the right to sue for additional damages and loss that isn’t covered by your vehicle accident benefits. (more…)
Post-Accident Actions That Expedite Making A Personal Injury Claim
According to the law, once you have been injured in an accident, you should notify any one that you think might be held responsible for your injuries. In that notification you must provide some basic information. For instance you need to give the time and place of the accident. If you plan to file a personal injury claim, you must make that clear at the time that you present the notification. (more…)
To Notify Or Not Notify The Police After A Minor Car Accident
Most people understand that reporting is required after a major car accident. A minor accident can cause some confusion with people not knowing what to do. What many people don’t realize is that even with some minor accidents, if you don’t take the right steps and report the accident, there could be serious legal consequences to deal with in the future. (more…)
Ways of Establishing Who Is At Fault In An Accident Claim
After an accident has caused someone to be injured, an attorney may seek to determine who was at fault. Here are the questions that the same attorney will be asking, in hopes of uncovering the clues that should guide his or her determination. (more…)
Is It Possible To Establish The Legal Liability of The Defendant In A Wrongful Death Claim?
If someone has died due to the negligence of an individual or company, those left behind have rights to file a civil lawsuit that seeks damages from the individual or company that was responsible for that death. This lawsuit is called a wrongful death suit. Every state has their own specific rules that cover a wrongful death claim however, there are some general rules that you will find in almost every state on this type of claim. Thus, what needs to be established in order to prove a wrongful death case? (more…)
What If Someone Trips And Falls At A Business Location?
Slips and falls are common accidents that happen around businesses. But winning a lawsuit after receiving an injury while visiting a business sounds simple enough, it’s not. Businesses will need to provide proof that they were not at fault and caused your accident to happen. Here are a few tips that you should about slip and fall accidents. (more…)