Getting fair treatment after being injured by someone else is not a guarantee. It's in everyone's best interest to pay as little as necessary for any given issue, and a legal battle is no different. That said, you have your own needs and rights, and you need to examine your situation carefully to figure out how much you're owed. Here are a few angles to consider as you look for your bare minimum compensation, your best scenario compensation, and a better way to figure out how much is too much.
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- Taking a ride in a taxi after a long, hard day probably seems like a safe way to get home, but what happens when the taxi driver causes an accident? If this happened to you and you have injuries from the accident, you probably should look into your rights in this case. In most situations, people riding in taxis can sue if they are injured from an accident caused by the driver, and here are several things to consider as you decide how to proceed with this.
- If you were involved in a motorcycle accident, you may have substantial injuries. If another driver was at fault for the accident, you may be able to bring a personal injury claim against the other driver and recover money. However, if you have never filed this type of claim before, you may wonder what types of damages you may be able to recover money for. Here are a few of the categories that you can be awarded money for when filing a personal injury claim.
- If you have worked in rock drilling, sandblasting, mining, drilling, or crushing of concrete, there is a strong possibility you have been exposed to silica. Crystalline silica is a mineral that is common in the Earth's surface layers. Prolonged exposure and inhalation of dust when crushing ores may cause your lungs to fill, causing a fatal lung disease called Silicosis. The tragedy is that silicosis is irreversible, yet preventable; it is preventable if companies put in place safety measures and provide safety gear.