Just because you can prove that someone is liable for your injury doesn't mean that you will automatically get your full compensation. Below are some complications that can decrease your compensation or even block it altogether. Statute of Limitations The statute of limitations determines how long you have to file your personal injury case. Depending on the nature of your injury, the counting may start: From the date of your injury From the date you discovered or should have discovered your injury From the date you reach the age of majority (in cases where the injury occurred when you were a minor) For example, the statute of limitations for auto accidents in Connecticut is two years.
29 April 2020
If you have yet to begin working on your estate plan, you should not wait any longer. It does not matter how old you currently are. Having an estate strategy is essential. If you need assistance with your plan, you can receive help by visiting an estate planning attorney. Your attorney might suggest starting your planning by incorporating the following three tools. Last Will and Testament One of the most common tools used in estate planning is a last will and testament.
25 March 2020
Even though more and more states are legalizing the medicinal use of cannabis and some are even legalizing recreational use of it, not all states are there just yet. Also, it is important to remember that even if you are in a state where it is legal to use cannabis for recreational purposes, it is still federally illegal. All of this is making it hard for people to trust when and where they can use cannabis unless they are taking the time to learn about the state and federal laws surrounding the use of and possession of cannabis.
24 February 2020
If you don't have a law firm on retainer, it's time to make some changes. You may think that there's no need to have a law firm on retainer, but that's not necessarily the truth. Having a law firm on retainer means that you'll have legal assistance at your fingertips whenever the need arises. Here are just four of the reasons you need to have a law firm, like Johnson/Turner Legal, on retainer.
21 January 2020
Medical malpractice claims are some of the most complicated types of personal injury claims, and hiring a medical malpractice lawyer with ample experience is important. However, if you will be filing a claim due to what you believe to be botched cosmetic surgery, finding a good lawyer becomes even more important. Here is a look at some of the most common questions people tend to have about cosmetic surgery and medical malpractice claims.
16 December 2019
One of the most stressful times in life is when you are going through a divorce. This will typically mean several changes are on the way, and these can affect your mental, physical and financial state of life. It's important to know the right things you can do to reduce your stress during a divorce. 1. Stay active Working to get in the right amount of exercise each day can allow you to feel much less anxiety.
19 November 2019
Hurt workers are fortunate to have an employer-provided form of insurance at the ready when the moment comes for medical care. With medical costs rising so dramatically in the recent past, having to cover expensive diagnostic tests, medication, surgeries, and other treatments would ruin most workers without insurance. Even health insurance comes with co-pays, deductibles, and cost-sharing—but not the medical care provided by workers' compensation. To learn more about this aspect of injury aftercare, read on.
22 October 2019