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2 things to know about lost wages in wrongful death claims

Wrongful death claims are a way for those struggling with a recent loss to seek justice. A successful claim can provide closure for grieving family members. There is some relief that comes from have a judge or a jury finding that the business or individual who wrongfully caused the death

What is a wrongful death claim?

Nobody lives forever, and the vast majority of deaths are unavoidable. Illness, congenital conditions and unfortunate accidents can rob us of our loved ones. While tragic, most of the time, there is nobody to blame when someone passes away. But sometimes, a death occurs that could have been prevented. When

Common accidents can lead to serious brain injuries

Accidents happen all the time. And when you are involved in one, you might end up with life-altering injuries. One of the injuries you can sustain following an accident is damage to the brain. Brain damage occurs when the skull is subjected to trauma. This happens when the injury victim is

These signs could point to a serious brain injury

Bodies try to warn people of illnesses and injuries in various ways. Of course, it is not always easy to know what your body is trying to tell you. You may think feeling sleepy means you need to go to bed and that a little forgetfulness is normal. However, if

Signs of serious internal bleeding may not show up immediately

The aftermath of a serious car accident can be hectic. In some cases, individuals may think that they have escaped the crash unscathed, but in reality, adrenaline and other factors are masking the pain of serious injuries. Unfortunately, you could find yourself involved in a car or truck accident that

Even a minor crash can cause serious back injuries

If you suffered injuries in a Louisiana car accident, you know firsthand how your injuries can change the course of your life. This is especially true if you suffered a back injury or damage to your neck. Even a low-speed collision can cause serious damage, leaving you in pain and

Researchers continue to look for TBI treatments

Whether you suffer a traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle accident, a fall, a work-related accident or through some other catastrophe, you could end up left with lifelong issues as a result of your injury. Medical researchers and doctors still have a lot to learn about this type of

A compound fracture is much more than just a broken bone

The injuries suffered by people involved in car accidents vary widely, and it seems as though there is no rhyme or reason to them. One person can walk away relatively unscathed while someone else could suffer serious injuries. Even when vehicle occupants suffer similar injuries, they can range from minor

Did any of these injuries lead to the death of your loved one?

Car accidents cause numerous fatalities every year. The causes of these fatal events can differ, but in each case, a family must deal with the sudden loss of a loved one. You may have recently lost a family member in a serious crash, and now, you wonder how you will

Think broken ribs are not serious injuries? Think again

Suffering serious injuries often means that a person will need to learn to live differently, even if just for a short while. After a car accident, it is not uncommon for life-altering injuries to occur, and some of those injuries can cause complications or have lasting effects. Even a broken