The demand letter, sometimes also referred to as the settlement letter, is written for the insurance company and/or for the party that caused the accident, informing the individual at fault that the victim will claim compensations.
Medical records are an essential part of the evidence in most personal injury cases. When a medical record, including those from past conditions, are relevant to the case, the plaintiff should disclose that data for a favorable outcome of the trial.
The primary assumption of risk primarily applies in cases that involve dangerous activities or vehicles.
The worker’s compensation plan in California is also available for injured athletes. Find out more.
A good practice is to write down and organize the evidence and everything you remember as soon as possible after the accident in order to be prepared for obtaining the compensations.
When you are injured in a premises accident on another individual’s property, you are entitled to file a claim against the owner.
Personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles usually work based on a contingency fee. This means that they will not receive any payment until the case is won, but once that happens, they are entitled to an often significant percentage of the compensation win.
The Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act allows a number of protection rights to elderly individuals and adults that are dependent on others.
The person making a personal injury claim is also the one who will have to prove that his allegations are true. This “burden of proof” falls onto the plaintiff as it is his responsibility to prove the claims and the actions of the defendant.
In some personal injury cases, the defendant has the possibility to file a motion to dismiss in the early stages of the litigation, even before the initial discovery phase is complete.