As a Palm Springs personal injury attorney, one of the main concerns of my clients is how and when they will be getting paid next. I always make an effort to show them the way that the payment process works. Very often, I hear the same set of questions. These questions often include: Continue reading
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Most personal injury cases involve automobile accidents, and they provide a good example of how the tort system works. Drivers have a responsibility to exercise reasonable care any time they drive a vehicle. If you are injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may be able to seek compensation for your losses based on your state’s personal injury laws. Continue reading
Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are just a fact of life today. You have to be cautious and careful to safeguard yourself, but unfortunately, people still contract them in our society. It is important to be aware of the possibility to contract and STD Continue reading
A person infected with a sexually transmitted disease can sometimes bring legal action against the person who infected him or her in the form of an STD lawsuit. However, a person who does this should do some research first to see if it’s even a winnable case. Continue reading
If someone knowingly infects you with an STD, then you need to be aware that such an action is against the law. A Palm Springs personal injury attorney can help you weigh out your legal and personal injury options if an individual has negligently failed to disclose their STD to you. You may be entitled to legal representation in order to hold the person accountable for their actions.
News of actor Charlie Sheen’s status as an HIV positive man has sparked talk at the water cooler and in the legal field over disclosure of sexually transmitted diseases. Several states already have legislation in place for persons that fail to inform sexual partners of their STD status. These laws typically apply to incurable diseases or those that can cause irreparable health consequences such as HIV, Herpes, HPV, Hepatitis and Syphilis.
When we talk about personal injury cases, we typically refer to injuries that have affected the mind or body. You might think about personal injury in regards to traffic accidents, medical malpractice, slip and falls or workplace injuries. It might not even cross your mind that a sexually transmitted disease could lead to a personal injury case. Continue reading
What happens when someone assaults you on the job? Who gets blamed for the incident? Did anyone get hurt? Can the employer be held liable for personal injuries? These are just a few of the legal questions asked when someone is assaulted at work. Continue reading