What Are the Stages of Personal Injury Litigation?

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What Are the Stages of Personal Injury Litigation?

August 17, 2022 | Firm News

If you have been injured in a preventable accident caused by the negligent actions of another party, you may choose to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against them to recover compensation. Personal injury litigation can be long and complex, but here is an overview of the stages involved.

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Missouri?

August 15, 2022 | Firm News

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider behaves negligently and causes a preventable injury or illness to a patient. Medical negligence consists of failing to meet the standard of care expected of them, which can be committed by any healthcare provider, such as doctors, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, pharmacists, hospitals, etc.

What Happens If the Driver Who Hit Me Is Uninsured?

August 10, 2022 | Firm News

An at-fault driver’s insurance carrier is expected to cover the resulting costs of a car accident in Missouri. Therefore, you may be unsure of what happens if the driver who hit you is uninsured.

Options for Compensation After an Accident With an Uninsured Driver

Drivers are required by law to carry liability insurance to pay for any damage or harm they cause.

What to Do if you Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

August 8, 2022 | Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse and neglect occur at a shockingly high rate. If you suspect your loved one or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911. Otherwise, notify the facility’s administration, as they must check into reported abuse instances and make changes.

What is CTE?

June 15, 2022 | Personal Injury

When a person suffers repeated concussions, the trauma can lead to a severe long-term condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a degenerative disease that causes brain inflammation, and unfortunately, it can only be diagnosed at autopsy. As a result, experts are still trying to understand the extent of its repercussions, but it is associated with post-concussive syndrome, second impact syndrome, and the development of dementia. 

What Is Prejudgment Interest?

June 13, 2022 | Personal Injury

If you win a personal injury lawsuit, the court will award you damages for medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, etc. In some cases, you may also be able to recover prejudgment interest. Prejudgment interest is additional compensation awarded for the time between when you were injured until the court entered the judgment. 

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