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What Damages Might Be Recoverable After a Wrongful Death?

When a loved one dies, no amount of money can ever replace him or her. If the loss was unexpected, though, seeking compensation may be the only way for your family to maintain your financial security. This is especially true if you relied on the deceased for income, benefits, and/or household services. Thankfully, you may […]

What Should I Bring to My First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you have an upcoming meeting with a personal injury attorney, you’re probably wondering how to prepare. While a resourceful professional will be able to handle virtually all the logistics of your case, it’s up to you to ensure the claim gets off to a strong start. You can do this by gathering the following […]

How Do Personal Injury Attorneys Calculate Pain and Suffering?

When it comes to personal injury actions, South Dakota allows for the recovery of both economic and non-economic damages. The former refers to monetary losses like medical bills and missed wages while the latter encompasses intangible losses like pain and suffering. If you file a personal injury claim, your legal team will use receipts, records, […]

How Long Will It Take to Resolve My Personal Injury Case?

It’s natural to worry about your finances after sustaining serious injuries. The costs associated with recovering, after all, can add up fast. In addition to direct expenses like medical bills, for example, you may be facing indirect expenses like lost wages.  Thankfully, if you were hurt at the hands of someone else, you may be […]

Struck by a Drunk Driver? Take These 5 Steps Immediately

If you were recently struck by an impaired motorist, you probably don’t consider yourself lucky. The fact that you managed to survive, though, is incredibly fortunate. After all, drunk drivers are responsible for 29 traffic fatalities around the country every single day. Thankfully, those who do get hurt in drunk driving accidents—or their surviving loved […]

Building a Car Accident Claim? Avoid These Common Mistakes

If you were struck by a drunk, distracted, or otherwise reckless motorist, you’re entitled to seek damages. Just because you have grounds for a claim, though, doesn’t mean you’ll automatically secure a payout. In order to recover funds for all associated losses, you’ll have to present adequate evidence of both liability and damages. You’ll also […]

Who Might Be Liable for a Bus Accident?

When a bus strikes a pedestrian, cyclist, stationary object, or moving vehicle, the resulting damages are often catastrophic. Thankfully, those who sustain serious injuries are sometimes entitled to compensation for their losses. If you were injured in a crash that involved a bus, you may be able to recover funds for medical bills, loss of […]

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 […]