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Dog Attacks And Personal Injury: Answers To Common Questions

If you were attacked by a neighbor's dog, you might be wondering if you have grounds for a lawsuit. Dog bites can lead to disease and infection, and large dog attacks can lead to permanent injuries, scars, and disfigurement. To pay for the cost of pain and suffering, as well as medical bills, you should contact a personal injury lawyer to review your case. Here are some common questions you might have about lawsuits involving animals attacks. Read More 

When It Comes Time To Close On Your New House: What Is The Difference Between A Title Company And A Real Estate Attorney?

Are you getting ready to close on a house? Whether you are buying a brand new house or a previously owned one, or whether you are buying through a real estate agency or directly from the seller, you will need a means of closing on the house and taking the title. Transfer of ownership rights to real property such as real estate requires third party involvement. This is because the new title and deed to the property must be filed with your local court to prove your ownership. Read More 

6 Tips For Filing A Disability Claim Without Seeing A Doctor

Whether you're filing a claim for disability insurance from the Social Security Administration or a private company, you usually bring along as much information as possible from your primary physician to back up your case. However, some disabled people already struggle financially to the point where they can't afford spending hundreds of dollars to visit a doctor. If you're trying to establish your disabled status without a physician's help, try these six tips to increase your chances of getting your disability claims approved. Read More 

What Happens When A Loved One Is Killed In A Plane Crash?

The recent tragic crash of the Germanwings airliner has raised an issue most hope to never have to face in real life. What are your options if a spouse or partner is injured or killed in an airplane crash or while flying to a destination? If a crash was involved, does it matter whether it took place in the U.S. or abroad, or whether it was due to pilot error or recklessness? Read More 

4 Factors Used To Determine Pain And Suffering Payouts

Compensation won during personal injury cases consists of medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Judges have to gauge the amount of pain and suffering you experienced from the initial incident and resulting recovery period to determine a proper award total. Four factors come into play during the pain and suffering assessment process: medications, recovery time, treatments, and disability levels. By using these factors, judges can take an objective approach to calculating the final compensation award amount. Read More