If you are pursuing a car accident case, you need to be aware of all the possible issues that may affect your damages. For example, you should know that your damages may be reduced if:
You Failed to Mitigate the Damages
As an accident victim, you are only entitled to compensation for damages that stem from the defendant's actions, but not your actions. In fact, you are required to take the necessary measures to prevent further damages after you have been involved in an accident.
Paying a ticket can be painful, especially if the ticket is a high cost. Most people will pay the traffic ticket rather than take a day off of work to fight the ticket. There are some cases where it is worth the day off and the hassle of going to court to fight a traffic ticket violation. Here are three times where it can be vital for you to go in and fight a traffic ticket.
Ideally, you shouldn't have a problem pursuing an injury claim if your kid is injured by a defective toy. After all, it's a "typical" product liability claim. Unfortunately, the following four things make such a case nothing but typical:
Actual Injuries, Not Just Scares
The first thing you should know is that you won't be compensated just because your kid got nearly injured; only actual injuries matter. Therefore, if your toddler nearly choked on a button or nearly strangled themselves on ropes, pursuing a defective toy claim might be worth it.
Inattentive driving accidents used to be limited to falling asleep at the wheel when cars first became common property. Now, there are so many more things counted on that same list, and all of them are illegal. You, as the driver who is inattentive and hence caused an accident, can be punished severely. As the victim, you can hire an auto accident lawyer to sue the other driver. If you are not sure if the thing you or the other driver were doing was considered "
The holiday season sees a huge spike in DWIs every year. This is simply due to the fact that the holidays trigger a desire to drink more than usual. This could be because of more time spent with family, more stress related to getting ready for the holidays, and more. Whatever the case, if you know that you struggling with putting yourself in situations where you drink and drive, here are four ways you can help yourself avoid it: