If you were in a car crash caused by someone else, you may be considering a lawsuit. One thing to remember is that pursuing a lawsuit is a long and often expensive process. While you may be successful in your quest to get paid, keep in mind the work the suit will require between yourself and your attorney. Here is what you can expect. Compose a Demand Letter A demand letter is used as a negotiating tool with the insurance company of the person who caused your injury.
A dog bite lawsuit can be a very valuable tool if you were bitten by someone else's dog, but it is important to understand how they work before you dive in. By properly preparing and researching the laws of your state, you can determine whether or not your lawsuit is a good idea and how much money you can stand to win. For Kentucky, here are a couple of the most important considerations that you will need to make, the applicability (or lack thereof) of the one bite rule, and the idea of comparative negligence.
With the warm weather of summer almost here, you may be eager to get your backyard swimming pool ready to go. While you have gotten to this point without any problems, having a swimming pool opens you up to potential lawsuits if someone is injured. That's why it's important that you are prepared for the possible legal dangers of owning a swimming pool. Your Pool Could Cause An Injury When You're Not Around
If you have been injured in an accident, the at-fault party may owe you some monetary damages. You have a right to safely travel on the road without getting into a wreck, and the person who hit you, or at least their insurance company, may be required to "make you whole" again by covering your medical expenses, your loss of property, your lost wages and most importantly, your pain and suffering.
If you are the subject of an active criminal investigation, it is important that you know the specific rights that you have. Not knowing your rights may result in criminal charges being brought against you as a result of revealing information to authorities which strengthens their case. Some people do not understand that their rights extend far beyond the scope of remaining silent. The following are examples of some of the rights you may have.