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Category: Personal Injury

What is Remittitur?

November 30, 2022 | Laws,Personal Injury

Remittitur is a legal process that allows for excessive damage awards or jury verdicts to be lessened. This is different from additur, the process where the total amount of damage awarded can be increased. The key word in remittitur is “remit,” as in “giving back.” here, we want to examine the goal of remittitur and… read more

What is Additur?

November 23, 2022 | Laws,Personal Injury

Additur is a little-known yet powerful court process that could help increase the total amount of damages already awarded by a jury. Here, we want to delve further in-depth into what “additur” actually is, but we encourage you to speak to your personal injury lawyer about whether or not this could occur in your case…. read more

What is a Tort?

November 18, 2022 | Personal Injury

You may have heard that tort law has been called the law that revolves around “wrongful injuries.” There are various types of tort cases that can occur, and these include claims surrounding negligence, intentional acts of violence, conversion of property, and more. The bottom line is that torts revolve around an “act or omission that… read more

What is a Demand Letter?

November 14, 2022 | Personal Injury

The vast majority of personal injury claims in West Virginia are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers, and one of the first parts of this process is sending a demand letter to the alleged negligent party. Here, we want to explain the importance of a demand letter, talk about why a personal injury attorney should… read more

How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim Injury?

October 24, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Understanding when to file an injury claim after a car accident is crucial. In general, claims need to be made to the insurance carrier as soon as possible. In fact, insurance carriers often have strict reporting lines of a day or two after the incident occurs to report the incident. However, there are times when… read more

Who Pays for Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

October 17, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another driver, it is absolutely crucial that you recover compensation for your medical bills. Medical care can become costly, but it can be challenging to understand who actually pays the medical bills after an accident occurs…. read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Arthritis?

September 26, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Arthritis is characterized by swelling or tenderness and the joints. Individuals may experience arthritis in one joint or in many joints throughout their body. The main symptoms of arthritis include stiffness and joint pain that usually worsen with age. There are various types of arthritis that individuals can be diagnosed with. However, can arthritis be… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

September 19, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the brain and spinal cord and can potentially lead to severe long-term disability for an individual. When a person has MS, this means that their immune system begins to attack the myelin (protective sheath) that surrounds the nerve fibers in the nervous system, and this can disrupt… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Fibromyalgia?

September 12, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder that often causes significant pain throughout a person’s body. This condition can also lead to extreme fatigue, sleep, and mood disorders. Fibromyalgia is not well understood by the masses, but this is a disease that affects many individuals throughout the US. Currently, there is no understood cause of fibromyalgia, and… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Degenerative Disc Disease?

September 6, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

The discs between the vertebrae and our spines play a very important role. These jelly-like discs are the shock absorbers that keep the bones in the vertebrae from grinding against one another. However, degenerative disc disease is an affliction that many individuals in the US suffer from, though this disease is usually age-related or caused… read more