Most vehicle accidents fall into the minor category, both in damage to the vehicles and damage to the occupants. It's also very easy to be seriously injured in a collision and suffer from a great deal of both bodily and financial damages. The differences between a minor accident and a major one are not only about how long it takes you to recover (although, that factor does come into play). Read on and find out why a serious accident can mean taking serious action.
Tractor-trailers weigh tens of thousands of pounds and can cause substantial damage to a car during a jackknife accident. If you are involved in this type of accident and manage to walk away, you will still want to receive medical attention. Then, you will need to speak to a tractor trailer accident attorney about how you should build a case. What Occurs During a Jackknife Accident? With a jackknife accident, the tractor-trailer wraps around your car and forms a shape that is similar to a jackknife.
A patient who enters a hospital or other medical facility to receive care expects that their doctor will deliver the best treatment possible. A pregnant mother not only expects this duty of care for herself but for her infant as well. Unfortunately, this doesn't always happen. The carelessness or negligence of a physician could cause the mother and baby harm in the care leading up to birth or during labor. Here are some common examples of medical malpractice that could lead to birth defects and other injuries.
You are not only entitled to workers' compensation benefits for physical injuries you have suffered while at work but you are also entitled to workers' compensation benefits for psychological injuries. For example, if you have experienced an event that has lead you to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you may be entitled to compensation for PTSD. How Prevalent is PTSD? Millions of Americans are affected by PTSD. This is a condition that is known to affect:
Not all car accidents are simple. If you've been involved in a wreck and it appears you may have been at fault, the question of who represents you in court is another thing that's far from simple. To find out more, read on. Fault is a Key Consideration When it comes to car accidents, the at-fault party may be liable for thousands of dollars in damages to the victim. If you are being accused of causing the wreck, it's understandable that your insurer will fight to ensure that not only is fault certain but that all of the victim's alleged damages are valid.