Federal Tort Claims Act Procedures

Laws | February 8, 2023

The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) is a federal law that allows individuals to sue the United States government for damages resulting from a wrongful act or omission of a federal employee if the employee is acting within the scope of duty required by their job. The FTCA provides a waiver of the sovereign immunity…

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California Shared Fault Laws

Laws | January 18, 2023

There are times when injuries occur, and only one party is responsible for causing harm. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes, there is shared fault for an injury, which can complicate the process of one or more people recovering compensation. Here, we want to discuss the shared fault laws in California so you…

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Does a Ticket Affect My Car Accident Claim?

Car Accidents | December 14, 2022

Yes, receiving a ticket could affect your car accident claim, particularly if the citation revolves around placing some of the blame for the incident on you. However, that does not necessarily mean that you will recover no compensation at all. Here, we want to review how a citation could affect your car accident claim as…

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Do You Have to Pay If You Were Misdiagnosed?

medical expenses | November 25, 2022

Medical mistakes are frighteningly common in this country. Some research says that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. One of the most common types of mistakes made revolves around diagnosis. When a medical professional misdiagnoses a patient, this can lead to significant harm. A misdiagnosis could result in the…

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What Is the Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury?

injuries | November 11, 2022

When you hear the phrases “bodily injury” and “personal injury,” it may seem like they mean the same thing at first glance. When speaking normally and outside of legal issues, there may not be a problem with confusing the two. However, these two phrases actually do have different meanings depending on the context in which…

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What is a Subrogation Claim?

Laws,personal injury | October 31, 2022

When a person sustains an injury that occurs due to the negligence of another individual or entity, they may be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, waiting for an insurance settlement or a personal injury jury verdict to come through can take time. When a personal injury claim is ongoing, victims are often…

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What are Compensatory Damages?

personal injury | October 28, 2022

The aftermath of an injury can lead to significant setbacks for victims. Fortunately, victims should be able to recover compensation if the injury was caused by the negligence of another entity or individual. Typically, a personal injury victim and their personal injury attorney will work to recover all compensable damages they sustain, including economic and…

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