Personal Injury News

How the Credibility of Witnesses Can Impact a Personal Injury Case

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Oct 26, 2020

Proving your right to injury compensation in a personal injury case requires certain evidence. This includes pictures of the accident scene, your injuries and damage to property, your medical records and any police and/or accident report filed. Having…

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Can Punitive Damages Be Pursued in a Maryland Injury Case?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Oct 19, 2020

The majority of personal injury cases are based on the legal theory of negligence. In other words, one party failed to uphold a duty of care and this breach of care directly resulted in an injury to another. However, there are times when the at-fault…

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Will My Case Settle or Go to Court?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Sep 28, 2020

Most personal injury cases are resolved in a settlement between both parties and compensation is generally issued by an insurance company. However, if neither party can come to a resolution, it may be necessary to go to court and let a judge or jury decide…

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Can I Bring a Lawsuit to Recover Compensation for My Child?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Sep 10, 2020

Accidents and injuries involving children can be very difficult for parents, especially when it is serious. If these injuries were caused by the negligence of another, parents may have the right to take legal action to pursue just and fair compensation…

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Is An Injury Lawsuit Affected If The Victim Has Not Recovered?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Aug 27, 2020

Lawsuits can take months or even years to complete. This is one of the reasons most personal injury cases are settled before the case goes to trial. However, settling a personal injury case may still take some time because your lawyer will need to wait…

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The Reasonable Person Standard in Cases Involving Negligence

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Aug 13, 2020

In a personal injury case, the reasonable person standard is often used to determine whether negligence has happened and if that negligence is linked to the accident and resulting injuries and damages.  Being able to prove the existence of negligence…

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Proving Your Medical Costs Are Reasonable and Necessary to an Insurer

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Jul 29, 2020

If you have been hurt in an accident due to negligence, you may be eligible to seek compensation to help cover your damages – including medical costs. Under Maryland law, the at-fault party would liable to pay any reasonable and necessary medical expenses…

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Liability for a Catastrophic Injury in a Personal Injury Case

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Jun 25, 2020

While any kind of injury can be painful, certain kinds of injuries can lead to greater physical, emotional and financial hardships for accident victims. These are often defined as catastrophic injuries. To obtain compensation for a catastrophic injury,…

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How Pain and Suffering Damages Are Calculated By Insurance Companies

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Jun 11, 2020

Aside from pursuing compensation for medical bills and loss of wages, a personal injury victim may also be compensated for the pain and suffering he or she has endured following an accident. These kinds of damages, however, are subjective with no monetary…

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Strengthening Your Request for Compensation in an Insurance Claim

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury May 27, 2020

After being injured in an accident, you may be wondering if you will be compensated for your losses. In order to obtain compensation, an insurance claim will need to be submitted. An experienced lawyer could guide you throughout the claims process, but…

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