Injured by a faulty floor jack

Injured by a faulty floor jack

  • What You Need To Know About Compensatory And Punitive Damages Before You File A Lawsuit

    Many people choose to file personal injury lawsuits to recuperate damages from an accident or dispute they were involved in. In many cases taking legal action may be the most effective way to get what you deserve. The important thing is to recognize how damages are determined in a lawsuit; this will help you be realistic about how much money you get out of the lawsuit. Here is what you need to know about compensatory and punitive damages.

  • Questions And Answers About Trucking Accidents

    Trucking accidents that result in a fatality occur about 11 times per day in the United States. In fact, accidents involving commercial trucks result in about 4,000 deaths and 100,000 injuries annually.  Here are a few questions and answers about trucking accidents: Why are truck drivers often involved in automotive accidents? Truckers spend a great amount of time on the road. In some cases, they may operate large rigs while sleep-deprived.

  • 4 Reasons A Workers' Comp Insurer May Deny A Claim

    When you are injured in the workplace, your injuries may be covered under workers' compensation. However, some workers' compensation claims are denied even though they should be paid. Here are some reasons why worker's comp insurance companies deny claims that may be valid: No one saw you get injured. Insurance companies that compensate for work-related injuries may question the validity of an unwitnessed incident. If you are injured at work and the accident was not witnessed by anyone else, the lack of an eyewitness report is outside of your control.

  • Determining Who Is At Fault For Tire Blowout Accidents

    If you've been in an accident due to a blown tire from a large commercial truck, then you have likely have had one or both of these two things happen: the driver lost control and hit you or loose treads caused damage or caused you to lose control. Tires can blow from poor maintenance, age, improper inflation, cargo overloading or faulty manufacturing. The problem is that it's hard to determine exactly who is at fault if there was an accident caused by a blown tire on a large truck.

  • 5 Ways You Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Case

    If you have been injured at the fault of another, then you are likely going to want to follow through with a personal injury claim made against them. This will ensure that your medical bills and other expenses that came with the injury are fully covered. However, if you are going through with a personal injury claim, there are a few things that you could possibly do to damage your chances of winning.

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    About Me
    Injured by a faulty floor jack

    My husband does much of our auto repair work himself. We do all that we can to save a dollar when we can, and doing the repair work saves us a small fortune each year. Unfortunately, all of the money that we have saved over the past 15 years has gone to pay the medical bills that we have accumulated during the last several months after a floor jack failed and dropped our car on top of my husband. A few days after the incident, I contacted an injury attorney. I have created a blog to help others that have been injured due to faulty products find some sort of resolution.