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The who, the what, and the when of wrongful death

The loss of a loved one is devastating. This blow can be worse when the death is unexpected. It can be anger-inducing when the death is due to negligence. You may feel helpless. It hurts to know that a careless act took your loved ones life. There is no way to bring your loved one back, but you may seek a wrongful death lawsuit.

Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

4 things to do after a car accident

While many drivers recognize the risks of getting into an accident, they often do not think that it will happen to them. Unfortunately, the odds of getting into a serious car accident seem to be on the rise.

A recent report from the National Safety Council estimated that deaths caused by motor vehicles rose by 6% last year. This increase in the number of fatal accidents may be the result of a number of factors, including greater mileage traveled and distracted driving habits that drivers are increasingly engaging in.

How Much It Costs To Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

When a person sustains injuries or suffers the loss of a loved one due to a negligent, careless, or reckless individual, they may experience various stresses and anxieties, including those related to hefty medical expenses, emotional distresses, physical pain, ongoing treatment, and more. For this reason, accident victims should contact experienced legal representation right away. A seasoned lawyer can help a victim recover monetary compensation for damages such as those listed previously.

How Do I Select a Lawyer?

Choosing the right lawyer can make all the difference in your personal injury case.

If you have been involved in an accident, you probably have a lot of questions. Who will pay for your medical bills? How will you pay your bills while you are unable to work? How long will the recovery process take? Who should I talk to about my legal options?

What is Health Insurance Subrogation and How Does it Affect My Case?

Your health insurance policy contains a requirement that in the event you recover money from a party who is at fault for your personal injury, you have to repay the health insurance company for medical expenses related to the claim that it paid. This is called the health insurance company's right to subrogation.

How You Can Help Your Attorney

If you've been involved in a personal injury accident and you're uninjured or able to help collect the necessary evidence for your case, here are a few ways you can help your personal injury lawyer:

Do Not Accept Medical Treatment From a Telemarketing Doctor

If you are involved in a car wreck, chances are good that the very next day you will be flooded with unsolicited phone calls from telemarketers who are all urging you to go to their doctors or chiropractors for medical treatment. Some of these shysters use official sounding names like "Tennessee Advocacy Board" in an attempt to purposefully confuse you into thinking that they are calling from some agency or your insurance company in order to provide you with legitimate medical treatment. DO NOT FALL VICTIM TO THIS SCHEME.


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