Tag Archives: personal injury claim

7 Factors That Impact the Value of a Disfiguring Injury Claim

An accident that causes disfiguring injuries can have a life altering impact on both the victim and his or her family members. Although no amount of monetary compensation will undo the harm done, it can bring a sense of financial relief and a closure for the victim and his or her loved ones. The value of your injury claim depends on various factors. Below are seven factors that can...
Read More

The Impact of Prior Injuries on You Personal Injury Claim

When you are injured in an accident that was caused by another person, you may be entitled to compensation. What happens if this new set of injuries resembles prior injuries? In cases where a claim for new injuries resembles prior injuries, the insurance carrier may tell you that the “new” injuries are simply an aggravation of your pre-existing injuries. More often than not, this will be an excuse to...
Read More

Should I Go Back to Work After an Accident?

Deciding whether to go back to work following an accident is a difficult decision, with several factors to consider. Regardless of whether you intend to file a personal injury claim related to your accident, a personal injury attorney can advise you of your rights during this time. Consult Your Treating Physician You may be considering how returning to work might affect any personal injury claim you want to file...
Read More

An Undocumented Immigrant’s Right to File an Injury Lawsuit in California

Immigrants, including those who are undocumented, work in some of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. They risk their lives working at construction sites, in mines, demolition projects, doing carpentry, bricklaying and ironworking. These jobs possess serious dangers and have no regard for whether the victim resides in the country legally or not. If you or a family member are undocumented and have suffered serious personal injuries in...
Read More