Wrongful Death Claims vs. Survival Action Claims
February 15, 2023 | Uncategorized,Wrongful death
When a person loses their life due to the negligent, intentional, or careless actions of another individual or entity, their surviving family members may be able to recover compensation for their losses. This is known as a wrongful death claim. However, the estate of the deceased can file a survival action against the at-fault party… read more
What is The Eggshell Skull Rule?
February 1, 2023 | Uncategorized
There are times when individuals have some type of pre-existing condition that could be made worse as a result of the careless or negligent actions of someone else. This could play a role in an injury claim, but shouldn’t affect a person’s ability to recover compensation. For example, just because a person has an ongoing… read more
What Are Proximate and Superseding Causes in Personal Injury Cases?
November 20, 2022 | Uncategorized
There are various elements that must be present in order for a person to successfully recover compensation after sustaining an injury caused by another party. These elements include establishing that there was a duty of care between a plaintiff and a defendant, showing that the defendant breached their duty of care, and showing that the… read more