March 15, 2021

How to Preserve Evidence for a Personal Injury Claim

For a personal injury case to be successful, you will need to have strong evidence to corroborate your story. Evidence is critical to establish fault, prove the extent of your injuries, and estimate how much compensation you will need. Without enough evidence, the court or insurance company will likely dismiss your claim. However, you...
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What Are the Different Ways to Collect on a Personal Injury Judgment?

After you win a personal injury lawsuit, you will still need to find a way to collect the compensation you earned. Although the courts do not handle this process, many financially stable defendants are able to pay the judgment without any issues. However, not everyone will be able or willing to pay your settlement...
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February 26, 2021

How Long Will It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

If you plan to file a personal injury lawsuit in California, you are likely wondering how long it will take to settle. The personal injury litigation process can be complex and, depending on the facts of your case, it could take between a few months to one or two years to secure the compensation...
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February 19, 2021

What Is the Difference Between Actual and Proximate Cause?

If someone else’s actions injured you, you have the right to file a personal injury claim against him or her for your damages. Successfully securing compensation in a California personal injury lawsuit can be complex; you will need to prove that the defendant breached a duty of care, and that his or her negligence...
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February 12, 2021

Can I Appeal the Final Judgment?

When you file a personal injury claim, you want to receive fair compensation to pay for your losses. You spend the litigation process building a compelling case for your right to monetary damages and, depending on the at-fault party’s willingness to cooperate, you may reach a settlement before going to court. If your case...
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February 5, 2021

What Is a Summary Judgment?

A legal motion is a written request that asks the court to make a decision about a case. During a personal injury lawsuit, both the injured plaintiff and the at-fault defendant have the right to file motions concerning their case, such as a motion to move the trial to another date or to dismiss...
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January 21, 2021

Why Was Belviq Recalled from the FDA?

Belviq – a weight-loss drug approved by FDA and released in 2012 – showed great promise as one of the first weight-loss drugs without increased risk of heart disease. Yet, in February 2020, it was taken off the market for potentially increasing the risk of cancer. A few months later, a woman named Barbara...
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December 29, 2020

Is There a Statute of Limitations for a Mass Tort Case?

When you suffer an injury due to the negligence of an entity and find other people who have experienced the same harm, you may be eligible for mass tort litigation. A mass tort is a type of civil lawsuit that involves a group of individual plaintiffs holding the same defendant or group of defendants...
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December 26, 2020

How to Determine If You Have a Mass Tort Case

When you suffer harm due to the negligence of another person or entity, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party. There are multiple types of complaints you can file to claim this compensation, including personal injury lawsuits, class action claims, and mass tort cases. Mass torts involve a group...
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December 23, 2020

What Is Lawsuit Lending?

After suffering a personal injury, it’s common to be short on cash. From medical bills your insurance does not cover to lost wages during your recovery and treatment, cash flow problems can impede your ability to recover. Many injured plaintiffs turn to lawsuit lending while waiting for their claims to reach a settlement. However,...
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