Hiring a Work Injury Lawyer in Texas
Mar 21, 2014, 1:55 AM
Every profession has certain risks associated with it. Some are more obvious, such as careers in industrial or chemical plants. In any work environment, however, the employer is responsible for ensuring the safety of the workers. That includes proper training and providing a safe workplace. If you have been involved in an accident while on the job, you should contact a work injury lawyer to discuss whether or not you should file a workers' compensation or personal injury claim.
What Makes A Medical Malpractice Claim?
Feb 13, 2014, 10:12 PM
Over $3 billion in medical malpractice claims were paid out in 2013, with plaintiffs receiving compensation ranging from as little as a hundred dollars to large multimillion dollar settlements. Individuals rely on their healthcare providers to deliver the best possible care; unfortunately this doesn’t always happen. The exact nature as to what constitutes a valid medical malpractice claim can be confusing. Poor results from medical treatment doesn’t necessarily equate to malpractice.
Slip And Fall Settlement Amounts Can Be Substantial
Jan 21, 2014, 9:57 PM
No matter how seemingly insignificant a slip and fall accident may seem, there’s still the possibility of plaintiffs receiving substantial slip and fall settlement amounts. The amount of settlement or damages awarded in each case depends on the circumstances surrounding the slip and fall accident. If the property owner displayed gross negligence in maintaining the premises, for example, the plaintiff may be entitled to a large damage award or settlement even if the injury was not life changing.