Lost wages can be a serious financial issue after a car crash

Getting into a serious motor vehicle collision can quickly change your life. One of the areas that is often immediately impacted is your financial situation. There are a lot of potential expenses related to motor vehicle collisions. First of all, you need to worry about the cost to repair or replace your vehicle. Then, there’s the price of all the medical care you need for a full recovery from your injuries. Those amounts add up to billions in losses for American drivers each year.

However, that is not where the financial impact ends of an injurious collision. In fact, it may only be the beginning. In addition to incurring major, potentially ongoing, expenses, you will likely face the loss of a regular income while you recover. Many kinds of injuries can leave you unable to work, which can be a terrible problem for someone with an ever-growing stack of medical bills.

When is a doctor responsible for a birth injury?

When parents have a viable cause of action to pursue a birth injury case, they will usually pursue a liability lawsuit against the doctor or surgeon who treated the mother while she was pregnant or giving birth. If successfully navigated, such a lawsuit could bring the parents money to pay for the baby’s medical care and other damages caused by the birth injury.

Who can file a wrongful death claim in Georgia?

When it comes to the loss of a loved one, no one will completely understand your grief and pain. Even worse, if your loved one was a spouse, who helped contribute to family income, you and your family are probably suffering financially in addition to the intense emotional pain that comes with the death of someone you love.

Premises liability: Do you have a claim?

When you step on to someone else’s property, your favorite clothing store in Atlanta for example, you expect a certain measure of safety. In other words, you do not expect to come into contact with dangerous conditions that might cause you harm. Unfortunately, this does occur. Maybe the floor at the supermarket was wet and you slipped. Or, perhaps the carpet in your doctor’s office was torn and caught your shoe, causing you to trip. When accidents like these occur, premises liability comes into play.

Car accident claims and Facebook

What you post on Facebook in the days, weeks and months after a car accident can come back and haunt you if you have filed a personal injury claim.

New ‘textalyzer’ technology aims to crack down on distracted drivers

Undoubtedly, you’ve witnessed a distracted driver on their cellphone. Maybe you honked at them because they were swerving into your lane or yelled in frustration because they weren’t paying attention and keeping up with traffic. You’ve also probably heard horror stories about people dying in car crashes as a result of someone texting or being otherwise engaged with their phone.

3 ways your life changes after a serious injury

After you suffer a personal injury, there are many things that change. You, yourself — the type of person you’ve always considered yourself to be — might change, your outlook may now differ and you might have new goals. Your family may treat you differently, or you may be unable to return to work.