What It Means to Live Paycheck to Paycheck
To live from paycheck to paycheck means most of your salary goes to paying expenses, and that if you become unemployed, it would be impossible to meet financial obligations. It means you have limited or no savings that could be drawn from if suddenly unemployed. There are many reasons this could happen. A personal injury […]
Personal Injury vs. Workers’ Compensation
The lines can become blurred between personal injury cases and worker’s compensation claims. It isn’t uncommon for injuries to happen during work hours, but what factors should you take into consideration before filing a claim? Some people think personal injury and workers’ compensation claims are synonymous. In reality, there are a few significant differences. In […]
Why Do Personal Injury Settlements Take So Long?
Personal injury claimants often find their cases to take longer than expected. Should you blame your lawyer, or an insurance company? Oftentimes there’s no one to blame. Many factors can affect how long a personal injury case takes. Some cases simply take longer than others to settle, but here are some of the leading factors […]
When Do I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
How Do You Know When It’s Time to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit? Whether you were in a car accident, fell of a ladder, or were hurt by a defective toaster or cellphone, someone may be at fault and liable to pay for your lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and other expenses. A […]
Overview of the Personal Injury Lawsuit Process
A Look at the Steps of the Personal Injury Lawsuit in California Filing a lawsuit is just the beginning of a multi-stage process. Reaching a settlement, judgement, or jury verdict can take months or years. Although pre-settlement funding can help in the interim, personal injury lawsuits follow a series of steps, so it helps to […]