When you sue a nursing home for damages and losses resulting from its negligence in your (or your loved ones) care, it won't make it easy for you to win. The defendant's attorney will use a number of tactics to either win the case or—at least—reduce the number of damages the company has to pay you. Here are two tactics you're likely to encounter and what you can do to prepare for them.
You hear it every day; somebody keels over from a heart attack while on the job. Is it stress? Was it the nature of the job, or was the person in poor enough health that a heart attack was going to happen anyway? Then there are those who miss a lot of work due to migraines. In most cases, it is the stress of the job that causes a migraine. In both cases, do these count as personal injury cases?
If you have been in a car accident, there are several things that you should do as soon as possible. Doing those things will help protect you and help you in case you have to engage an attorney to help you fight your case.
You don't want to rely on your memory when it comes to the damage to your car, the other party's car, or any damaged property.
If you were bitten by your neighbor's dog this can be a traumatic experience. This is especially true if the dog is large. No matter what kind of injury you received from the dog bite, you should contact a personal injury attorney to help you. Your neighbor may be liable for your medical bills and more. Below is some more information about this so you can get started:
When You Have a Case
Wrongful death claims can also come with a separate lawsuit typically known as "survival actions." A survival action is a separate lawsuit from the wrongful death claim. Because of that, many people express some confusion as to what survival actions entail. Here's what you need to know about survival actions.
An Additional Personal Injury Lawsuit
As stated, survival actions are a separate lawsuit. Unlike a wrongful death action, survival actions act as a lawsuit for the deceased.