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Can I Sue a Drunk Driver?

Can I Sue a Drunk Driver?

After suffering personal injuries from an unexpected car accident, you could be facing expensive medical bills, lost wages, and car repairs. Dealing with this alone can be overwhelming. However, you may be able to obtain significant compensation if the car accident was caused by a drunk driver. There are multiple sources of compensation you can seek. Talk to a Delaware car accident lawyer to explore your legal options.  FILING A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM Part of your legal options after experiencing injuries from a car accident is to file a personal injury claim with your insurance company. This involves sending as much information about the accident as you can...

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Proving a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Proving a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Several steps go into proving a personal injury lawsuit. Many of these steps depend on the severity of your injuries, what caused your injuries, and whether you suffered additional damages from those causes. For example, personal injuries from medical malpractice would require different types of evidence compared to injuries from a car accident. In any case, contacting an experienced Delaware personal injury lawyer can help guide you along this process to obtain the compensation you need.  WHAT NEEDS TO BE PROVEN Proving a personal injury lawsuit involves different levels of factors. Personal injury lawsuits tend to involve proving that a duty of care was breached by a negligent...

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How Medical Malpractice Works in Delaware

How Medical Malpractice Works in Delaware

Medical malpractice is not a pleasant experience for anyone and can make returning to the doctor a stressful experience, especially if you are not offered the compensation you deserve. Collecting evidence for a medical malpractice case in Delaware can be a complicated process with several steps. Going up against the hospital’s legal team can be even more overwhelming. Be sure to talk to a Delaware medical malpractice lawyer for guidance in this process.  TYPES OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE The main trick to figuring out whether you have a medical malpractice case is understanding the differences between system errors, adverse events, and negligence. System errors are simply defined as genuine...

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Ways Insurance Companies Avoid Paying Claims

Ways Insurance Companies Avoid Paying Claims

When it comes to compensating people after car accidents, many auto insurance companies are hesitant. Each time they compensate someone for accident damages, they lose money as a company. This is why many insurance company supervisors encourage employees like claims adjusters to avoid offering fair compensation. Insurance companies like these will use various tactics to pay you less compensation or avoid paying you altogether. Be sure to talk to an experienced Delaware car accident lawyer if you are experiencing problems with an insurance company.  INVESTIGATING YOUR CLAIM THOROUGHLY What many people do not realize is that insurance companies will go as far as to hire private...

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Can I Sue for a Defective Product?

Can I Sue for a Defective Product?

We buy products almost every day, especially on special occasions like birthdays or holidays. The scary thing is that some products like toys or tools can be dangerous enough to cause injuries. These are called defective products and they make up products that place customers at an unforeseen risk. Common examples are exploding phone batteries and bicycles with fragile brake systems. Talk to a Delaware personal injury lawyer if you suffered personal injuries from a defective product to see what your legal options are.  TYPES OF DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS Defective products are defined as products that have caused harm to a consumer because of a significant defect in...

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Recognizing Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Recognizing Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Recognizing the common signs of nursing home abuse can be vital for protecting your loved one from future abuse. Knowing the different forms of abuse can help you put a stop to any kind of harm your loved one may be facing, whether that harm is physical or financial. Talk to a Delaware nursing home abuse lawyer if you suspect your loved one has been abused. We are here to help you figure out your legal options, so action can be taken. TYPES OF NURSING HOME ABUSE The main types of nursing home abuse to look out for include physical, emotional or psychological, sexual, and financial...

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Be Wary of Doctors Who Overprescribe Opioids

Be Wary of Doctors Who Overprescribe Opioids

An Opioid is a type of strong pain medication prescribed by doctors for chronic or severe pain. In recent years, doctors have been found to overprescribe opioids for medical conditions that do not necessarily need them. This has led many patients to become addicted and lawsuits have been filed against opioid companies and doctors as a result. Dependence on opioids can be difficult to overcome and has led some people to turn to illegal street opioids for relief. If you have experienced opioid dependence or because of your doctor’s negligence, talk to a Delaware medical malpractice lawyer to figure out your options...

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Recognizing Signs of a Spinal Cord Injury

Recognizing Signs of a Spinal Cord Injury

Car accidents that involve violent roll-overs and impacts have a higher chance of leading to spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries can be life-altering and life-threatening depending on the site of the injury and how the injury is handled after the accident. Any wrong move after suffering damage to the spinal cord could worsen the injury. This is why recognizing the common signs of a spinal cord injury is essential for providing yourself, or anyone else with a spinal cord injury, safe care. Talk to a Delaware personal injury lawyer if the car accident was caused by a negligent driver. SIGNS OF...

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How to Handle Severe Burn Injuries After an Accident

How to Handle Severe Burn Injuries After an Accident

Burn injuries can happen at work, during a car accident, or from an accident at home. Knowing how to handle severe burn injuries and what to do until paramedics arrive can be important for preventing shock or further damage. The type of care you should seek depends on the severity of the burn.  If the burn injury was caused by the negligence of someone else like a co-worker or driver, you may be eligible for significant compensation. Talk to a Delaware accident attorney if you suffered personal injuries because of someone else’s negligence.  COMMON CAUSES OF BURN INJURIES Burn injuries can be caused by fire, steam, electricity,...

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Most Common Fatal Accidents and What to Do

Most Common Fatal Accidents and What to Doq

There are a variety of ways a fatal accident can happen. Dealing with the aftermath of a lost loved one can be difficult for anyone. No one should have to worry about the financial aftermath of such a loss when the accident was caused by someone else. Talking with one of our Wrongful death lawyers in Delaware can help you figure out what the next legal steps are to earn the compensation you deserve. Depending on the events surrounding your wrongful death claim, you may be eligible for significant compensation.  MOST COMMON ACCIDENTAL DEATHS Some of the most common types of fatal accidents involve serious falls,...

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