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Category: Legal Terminology

March 2, 2016 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury,Personal Injury FAQs

Personal Injury Awards in Divorce Cases

The divorce rate among the general population is extremely high. In the United States, the current divorce statistics is estimated at 50 percent. The divorce rate for first marriage is 41 percent, while the rate for second marriages is 60 percent. For third time marriages, the divorce rate is 73 percent. According to the Discovery… read more

August 18, 2015 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury

Our Personal Injury Lawyers can Defend Your Best Interests

Personal injury laws are complicated. Personal injury lawyers of RMFW Law have the expertise and experience to litigate any kind of personal injury claims. Personal injury law also known as tort law helps an injured person to go to a civil court and earn some compensation for all the losses arising from an accident. The… read more

August 18, 2015 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury

How our Personal Injury Lawyers can Help You in Auto Accident Lawsuits

Our personal injury lawyers can legally represent you and secure for you the best compensation package in an auto accident lawsuit, in New York. Personal Injury Protection Insurance also known as PIP is an extension of the automobile insurance that covers medical expenses in case of an accident. It is mandatory to have PIP insurance… read more

August 18, 2015 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury

Personal Injury Protection Insurance – What You need to Know

Personal Injury Protection Insurance also known as PIP is an insurance coverage that is added to the auto policy. It is an extension of the auto insurance that covers medical expenses in case of an accident. PIP insurance is not mandatory in all states of the US. Coverage options may vary depending on the state… read more

August 18, 2015 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury

Personal Injury Cases – Contributory and Comparative Negligence

What is negligence? Negligence causes personal injury. There must be negligence in order for the defendant to pay for the injuries. And when such negligence is established, it legally binds the person at fault or negligent, to pay compensation to the victim, for all injuries and losses arising from that accident. A personal injury lawsuit… read more

August 18, 2015 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury

A Witness’s Guide to a Deposition or Pre-Trial Testimony

What is a Deposition? A deposition or pre-trial testimony, also known as an examination before a trial or pre-trial discovery is a procedure necessitated by federal law, to collect an oral or written statement of a witness under oath. A deposition takes place outside the courtroom, in the absence of a judge, and at an… read more

August 18, 2015 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury FAQs

What is “Negligence” in a Personal Injury Case in New York?

“Negligence” is one of the grounds on which a personal injury case can rest. So it is imperative that you understand what “negligence” means and how it can affect the outcome of your case. In a nutshell, negligence means an act of carelessness that can lead to an accident that many injure another person for… read more

August 18, 2015 Legal Terminology,Personal Injury

Calculating Pain and Suffering Damages in a Personal Injury Case in NY

If you intend to file a personal injury case, be prepared to wrap your wits around the legal jargon that comes with the paperwork. “Pain and suffering” is one phrase that will come up occasionally. In a nutshell, it is the loss or the damages you have suffered due to an incident or accident and… read more

August 11, 2015 Bicycle Accidents,Brain Injury,Bus Accidents,Car Accidents,Construction Accidents,Legal Terminology,Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Slip and Fall,Truck Accidents

How to Preserve Evidence for a Personal Injury Claim in New York

The chances of a favorable outcome in a personal injury case rests on the nature, quality, and quantity of evidence you can produce to back your claims. The more the evidence you produce, the better are your chances of receiving compensation. But you have to simultaneously ensure that the evidence is comprehensive and credible. A… read more

August 11, 2015 Construction Accidents,Legal Terminology,Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Slip and Fall

How to Prove Fault in a Personal Injury Claim in New York

To prove fault in a personal injury claim in New York, you have to first determine who is the guilty party in the incident that injured you or caused you to sustain damages in any other way. But it is easier said than done because proving liability depends on you being able to provide fool-proof… read more