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How Often Do Slip and Fall Accidents Go to Trial?

Published on Jun 4, 2020 at 2:22 pm in Premises Liability.

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Pursuing legal action can be intimidating. Even though you feel like you deserve justice after a fall that wasn’t your fault and caused you harm, you might not want to go through the process of filing because the thought of going to trial and speaking in court is scary. You’ll need someone on your side who will support you through the process while simultaneously fighting to protect your rights. Thankfully, that’s what a Jackson slip and fall accident lawyer from Pittman Roberts & Welsh, PLLC is here for. Let’s take a look at what slip and fall accident cases look like and how often they go to trial.

What Type of Report Needs to Be Filed After a Boating Accident?

Published on May 28, 2020 at 3:05 pm in Boating Accidents.

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In the state of Mississippi, we are dedicated to making boating accessible to every person who wants to be out on the water. We have plenty of boat launches across the state so you, your loved ones, and friends can go boating, fishing, or on an adventure down the Mississippi River, the Gulf of Mexico, and other bodies of water inside our great state. Unfortunately, though, accidents can happen while boating. In 2017, there were over 4,000 boating accidents in the country, according to the United States Coast Guard.

When boating accidents happen, you’ll need to know what kind of report to file so you’re following the rules and can have success in a legal claim later. In Jackson, the experienced lawyers at Pittman Roberts & Welsh, PLLC can support you through your case so you can feel confident while seeking justice from the people who caused your accident.

Reporting Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in Mississippi

Published on May 21, 2020 at 3:49 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

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When your loved one is no longer able to care for themselves on their own, or you’re not able to care for them in your home anymore, you resort to trusting a nursing home to provide them with the care that they need. Unfortunately, staffing shortages, too-long hours, and other factors can sometimes lead to your loved one getting subpar, or even abusive, care in their long-term facility. When you notice this happening, you might feel confused because it’s not what you had in mind for your loved one, and you thought this facility would be better.

What Is a Demand Letter Used for in a Personal Injury Claim?

Published on May 15, 2020 at 4:52 pm in Personal Injury.

If you’ve been injured in an accident and you believe negligence played a role, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim. The steps and components of an injury claim are complex, which is why it’s best to have an attorney by your side to ensure you maximize your chances of receiving the compensation you need to recover.

When you begin a claim, you’ll need a way to initiate contact with the at-fault party to inform them of your intent to seek compensation for your accident-related losses. This is done by sending a demand letter. Let’s take a look at what a demand letter is used for in personal injury claims and how it can make a significant impact on the results of a claim.

The Importance of Timing When Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Published on May 14, 2020 at 3:13 pm in Personal Injury.

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When someone is injured because of another party’s negligence, the victim has the right to file a personal injury lawsuit to seek compensation for their losses. When doing so, the process can take months or even years—depending on the case. Your lawyer will explain the process to you and ensure you have the best chances of receiving full and fair compensation. The sooner you get in touch with a lawyer, the better your chances will be at making a full financial recovery. Let’s take a look at the importance of timing when filing a personal injury lawsuit.

What Is a Personal Injury Case Worth?

Published on May 8, 2020 at 9:54 am in Personal Injury.

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When you’ve been in an accident that was the fault of another person and caused you injury, then you are probably interested in filing a personal injury case. But you might be hesitant in filing a lawsuit because you’re not sure what to expect, or because you’re not sure how much money your case is worth. You might be tempted to reach out to a personal injury lawyer to ask them how much money you could receive in compensation, but if they give you an answer without fully discussing your case, then you should seek help from another firm.

Mental Health Tips for Families Separated During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on May 8, 2020 at 9:24 am in Uncategorized.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us inside. Many families are able to stay home together, but others were left with isolation as their only option because they live alone or away from their families. Some people still have to go to work every day because their jobs were deemed essential, and when they are home, often they must stay separate from their families, so they don’t risk infection of their loved ones.

What Is an Insurance Adjuster Responsible for After a Car Accident?

Published on Apr 9, 2020 at 3:21 pm in Car Accidents.

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If you’ve been in a car crash and are seeking compensation for your injuries, it’s likely you’ll be dealing with an insurance company—whether it’s your own or the other driver’s. When you file a car accident claim, your case will be assigned an insurance adjuster. It’s important to understand their responsibilities after a car accident, so you’ll know what to expect and how to ensure you get proper compensation for your losses.

Can Whiplash Be Attributed to a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Published on Apr 2, 2020 at 2:46 pm in Car Accidents.

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When car accidents occur, even at slow speeds, they can cause soft tissue injuries to drivers and passengers, like whiplash. We hear about whiplash so much that it maybe makes it seem as though it’s a minor injury, but that isn’t the case. Whiplash can be very painful, and, as it turns out, a sign of more serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries.

Suffering from whiplash or a brain injury can change your life. If somebody else’s negligent or reckless driving is what caused your injury, you could use help from a Jackson car accident lawyer from Pittman Roberts & Welsh, PLLC. You deserve to be compensated for the damages and suffering you have endured, and a lawyer will enable you to recover those so you can focus on healing.

How Often Do Post-Traumatic Headaches Happen After a Collision?

Published on Mar 26, 2020 at 10:57 am in Car Accidents.

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Injuries vary greatly when someone is involved in a car accident. Head and brain injuries are often among the most concerning because of the potential for long-term and life-changing consequences. If you’ve been involved in a crash and are experiencing headaches, you’re not alone. In fact, post-traumatic headaches are common after traumatic brain injuries like concussions. While some people may start getting headaches immediately following an accident, others may not get them until a few days or weeks have passed. Let’s take a look at why this happens and what can be done in regard to treatment.

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