Author Archives: Gabriel Sutton

Can You Sue for a Personal Injury If You’re Partially at Fault?

Under tort law, injured parties may hold those who are liable for their damages financially accountable. What if you played a role in the accident in which you were hurt, though? Would you still be able to seek compensation for the resulting damages? Like other aspects of the claims process, the answer ultimately depends on […]

Do I Have Grounds for a Personal Injury Claim?

Accidental injuries can jeopardize your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. If someone else was responsible for the incident in which you were hurt, though, you may be entitled to compensation for the resulting damages. Since most successful personal injury claims are founded on negligence, it will be the focus of this blog. Unless your case […]

How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you were seriously hurt through no fault of your own, you’re probably wondering whether taking legal action will be worth it. You certainly have enough to worry about while recovering without having to navigate complicated court proceedings. While there’s no way to guarantee any given claim will yield a six- or seven-figure payout, a […]

What Is a Personal Injury Journal & Why Should I Create One?

If you were seriously hurt because someone failed to act with reasonable care, you may be wondering how to demonstrate the extent of your non-economic damages. While you’re entitled to seek compensation for the associated pain and suffering, mental anguish, anxiety, depression, and loss of enjoyment in life, you’ll have to prove that you did, […]

What Damages Might Be Recoverable in a Personal Injury Claim?

If you’re recovering from unanticipated injuries, your financial security may very well be in jeopardy. Even with health insurance, you may be facing mounting medical debt. And if you’re unable to work, you might not be able to cover essential bills.   Fortunately, you may be entitled to compensation for all the damages you incur […]

How Soon Should I Visit a Doctor After Suffering a Personal Injury?

There’s always a lot to do in the wake of a serious accident. As such, injured parties tend to put off seeking treatment. Just because your condition isn’t life-threatening, however, doesn’t mean your health shouldn’t be a priority. If you were severely hurt, visit a doctor as soon as possible. In addition to protecting your […]

What Can I Do to Strengthen My Personal Injury Claim?

If you are recovering from serious injuries, the associated costs are probably adding up fast. Fortunately, if another party was liable for the accident, you may be entitled to compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. While there’s no way to guarantee a personal injury claim will yield a payout, […]

5 Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring a Car Accident Attorney

When it comes to car accident claims, there are no guarantees. There is, however, an underlying truth that is almost ubiquitous; the knowledge and experience of the attorney preparing the claim can have a major impact on how the proceedings unfold. If a drunk driving accident victim decides to take action, for example, they might […]

Do Warning Signs Protect Property Owners from Liability?

If you were seriously hurt on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation for the resulting damages. In order to recover a payout, however, you will have to overcome a number of hurdles. In addition to compiling evidence, you will have to attend a prompt medical evaluation, follow your doctor’s orders, and possibly […]

3 FAQs About Truck Accidents Caused by Wide Turns

Maneuvering a big rig in traffic is no easy task. Not only do tractor-trailers have massive blind spots because of their size, but they also require considerable stopping distance because of their weight. What’s more, changing lanes and decelerating aren’t the only challenges truckers face. Upon pulling off the highway, for example, turning poses a […]