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I Was in a Car Accident With an Uber or a Lyft Driver

I Was in a Car Accident With an Uber or a Lyft Driver

Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing services have become increasingly common in most major cities. Passengers arrange for rides by interacting with an app on their smartphones, and the drivers are independent contractors who use their personal vehicles to transport...

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How to Calculate What You’re Owed For Pain and Suffering

How to Calculate What You’re Owed For Pain and Suffering

Please keep in mind, there is no set or approved system of calculating pain and suffering. Juries are even instructed that there are no definite standards for calculating pain and suffering. This article is an example only. One important part of a personal injury...

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What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

In personal injury cases, there are two types of damages that can be awarded to the plaintiff. The first kind is referred to as compensatory damages. These are meant to restore the victim to a financial state that would have been equivalent to never having suffered...

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Statute of Limitations with a Personal Injury Case

Statute of Limitations with a Personal Injury Case

Those who have suffered personal injuries due to the negligence or harm of someone else, should seek quick legal help so that their cases do not fall outside the statute of limitations for their state. Because each state has different laws, you should know and...

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Are Personal Injury Lawsuits Public Record in Nevada?

Are Personal Injury Lawsuits Public Record in Nevada?

When you are injured through the negligence of another party, you are likely to suffer from stress and anxiety as well as financial losses. Defendants can also be worried about the potential impact that the incident can have on their lives. One question that both...

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

People who suffer a personal injury have a lot to manage, and their lives may be impacted for many years. One issue that may not cross their minds is whether personal injury settlements are taxable. The tax codes of both Nevada and the United States are complex and...

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What Will I Be Asked at My Deposition?

What Will I Be Asked at My Deposition?

In the majority of all personal injury lawsuits, plaintiffs need to agree to a deposition. In simple terms, the defendant’s attorney will ask you a series of questions that you need to answer. However, you will not be alone during your deposition. Your personal...

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Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

Personal injury law is a relatively broad area as there are many ways that an injury could potentially occur. However, in virtually all cases, plaintiffs must provide evidence that they suffered an injury of some type, that the defendant owed some type of duty to the...

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