Introduction to Personal Injury Law

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What is the "Sudden Emergency Doctrine" in Personal Injury Law?
Otherwise-liable personal injury defendants may be afforded the “sudden emergency" defense in very specific situations. ... READ MORE

What is the Difference Between "Pure" and "Modified" Comparative Fault?
When the accident was partially your fault, can you still sue other parties for your injuries? The answer depends on the "shared fault" rules in your state. ... READ MORE

What If I Can't Do Household Chores Because of My Personal Injury?
When your accident-related injuries affect your ability to perform some or all of your normal household chores, this could be considered a compensable loss in a personal injury claim. ... READ MORE

Can I Claim Self-Defense in a Personal Injury Case?
Self-defense rarely comes into play in a personal injury case, but sometimes the defendant can raise this argument in response to certain kinds of personal injury lawsuits. ... READ MORE

Is Treatment From a Chiropractor Covered in a Personal Injury Case?
Before you choose to be treated by a chiropractor in connection with your personal injury claim, know that your choice of treatment can affect your financial recovery. ... READ MORE

Can I Include PTO/Sick Days in My Personal Injury Claim?
When you're forced to use sick days or vacation time because of your injuries, or to attend medical appointments, that PTO can become part of your claim for damages. ... READ MORE

Am I Liable If My Child Bullies Another Kid Online?
If your child has been caught bullying another kid online, as a parent you could face a personal injury lawsuit, in addition to other legal consequences. ... READ MORE

Can I Get Compensation for Missing a Special Event Because of a Personal Injury?
When you miss a wedding, vacation, birthday, or other event because of an accident, it can become part of your claimed damages in a personal injury case. ... READ MORE

Is Treatment From a Mental Health Therapist Covered in a Personal Injury Case?
If you believe your mental health treatment is related to your injury, you can certainly claim this treatment as part of your "damages," but whether the insurer or the jury accepts that claim is another story. ... READ MORE

What is Contributory Negligence?
When the person making a personal injury claim may also bear some level of fault for the underlying accident, the impact on the case depends on the state's shared fault rules. ... READ MORE

 

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If your injury was caused by faulty equipment, you have a workers compensation claim. It is possible you may have a product liability or personal injury claim. However, if the reason for the faulty eq ...Read more

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Seven Tips to Avoid a Road Rage Incident

We all know that road rage violence is not a new phenomenon, but it is a dangerous one. Many of the car accidents we see at Zanes Law are a result of road rage. For more information about car accident ... Read more

Spinal Cord Injuries

A spinal cord injury can be devastating and result in life-long disability. Paralysis, debilitating nerve pain, cognitive deficits, and mobility issues are common when the spinal cord i ... Read more

Causes of Trucking Accidents and Proving Your Case in California

Accidents that involve large trucks can be serious and devastating no matter whether they cause substantial property damage, severe injuries, or result in fatalities. However, the fact that trucking a ... Read more

Lawyers Discuss Forklift Accidents and Defects

Forklifts are one of the most useful tools to those working in construction, retail, warehouses, and other industries that require the moving of heavy materials. Whether you need to move pallets, boxe ... Read more

WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Versus Acute Injury

In order for a workplace injury to be compensable under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation law, it does not have to be a sudden, acute injury. In other words, an injury does not have to oc ... Read more

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