Personal Injury News

Why Can Some Lawsuits be Resolved More Quickly Than Others?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Jan 07, 2021

If you get injured because of someone else’s carelessness, you may think about filing a lawsuit or insurance claim. You may also be concerned about how long it may take to resolve the case and receive compensation. Doctor’s offices and hospitals are going…

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How is a Plaintiff Paid Once a Personal Injury Case is Won?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Dec 09, 2020

Once a case has settled, injury victims are usually eager to receive funds and many have questions about that process. Will I get paid right away? Will I receive my settlement check in the mail? A lawyer may be able to provide an estimate of when you…

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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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