Month: April 2019

The different car accident damages available for victims

Personal injury damages can help victims of car accidents receive compensation for the damages they have suffered because of the negligent or careless behavior of someone else. Damages are intended to help car accident victims with the harm they suffered and can include physical, financial and emotional damages. A range of damages may be available to help victims, depending on the circumstances. Personal injury damages include medical expenses and future medical care costs, as well as lost wages and lost-earning capacity when the damages suffered impact the victim's ability to work....

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When negligent medical care providers may be liable to victims

Medical malpractice can cause serious and extensive harm to victims and their families which is why they should be familiar with who may be liable for those damages if the victim chooses to bring a medical malpractice claim for the damages they have suffered. There are several things victims of medical malpractice should know, including who may be considered liable for the harm they have suffered. Depending on the circumstances, a variety of different parties may be liable for medical malpractice. Hospitals and their staff may be liable to victims of medical malpractice when they have...

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Medical malpractice resources for victims of failure to diagnose

It is natural to trust medical care providers and when that trust is violated, it is important for victims of medical malpractice to be aware of the legal protections available to them. Failure to diagnose is one type of medical malpractice that can cause significant harm to victims. Generally, if a failure to diagnose results in a worsened condition beyond what would have been expected had the medical condition been timely and accurately diagnosed, victims may have a claim for damages. Victims may be able to seek compensation for their physical, financial and emotional damages through a...

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Two killed in car accident

A wrongful death claim is a type of legal action that protects surviving family members of victims of fatal accidents. A wrongful death claim can help family members recover compensation from a negligent party for damages suffered. These negligent parties typically include errant drivers who cause fatal car accidents. In a nearby Ohio community northeast of the Mansfield and Sandusky, OH area, a driver was recently detained following a fatal car accident. The fatal crash killed two victims and sent the driver of the other vehicle to the hospital with injuries. The 31-year old driver of the...

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