Tag: personal injury claim
Insurance Policy Limits Oregon
Every insurance policy has limits. This is the maximum amount that the insurance company will have to pay. Automobile insurance limits are typically quoted as two numbers with a slash between them. For example, as of this writing, ORS 806.070 requires that an automobile policy issued in Oregon must have liability limits of at least… read more
The McDonald’s Coffee Case—A Myth Explained
There seems to be more and more criticism of personal injury lawsuits. People have tried to claim compensation for some very frivolous injuries. We hate frivolous lawsuits more than anyone. We make our living pursuing justice in the courts, and frivolous lawsuits give the courts and justice a bad name. Most personal injury suits are… read more
Should I expect to receive payment for what I’m enduring as a victim of an accident?
If you’ve been the victim of an accident, you may require extensive medical treatment. So it’s important to remember that you must receive proper medical treatment so that you can recover from your accident. Also, since you have been the victim of an accident, you should know that insurance companies will compensate you for “pain… read more
What is ‘Pain and Suffering’ mean in a Personal Injury Case?
Many people may not know about the definition of “pain and suffering” in the context of personal injury law. Another important point is how pain and suffering it is calculated for the damages in a claim. The two types of pain and suffering are physical and mental. Physical pain and suffering is the actual pain… read more
Fitbit Data Is Now Being Used In Personal Injury Claims
Personal injury cases can be difficult to show that someone’s injuries keep them from doing their job or daily activities. How can you show that this person deserves thousands of dollars in compensation? Lawyers may soon be able to use quantifiable data provided by fitness trackers like the Fitbit for such cases. A law firm in… read more
When do I need to hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
The skills and experience of a professional lawyer is worth the money in most cases. Many claims involve complex legal rules, the severity of your injuries might cause compensation to differ from the norm or the insurance company is difficult to handle on your own. Below is a list of types of injuries and accidents… read more
Establishing Grounds for a Personal Injury Claim
Frustrating? You bet. But there is help. There are many questions you may have surrounding the event of a personal injury. Personal injury lawsuits can be frightening to a person who just suffered an injury due to the negligence of another. The task of trying to establish grounds for a personal injury case that will… read more