When you hire a babysitter, you're hiring them to make sure nothing bad happens to your child. Unfortunately, countless children are injured each year while under the care of a babysitter. Here's what determines whether a babysitter is liable for the medical costs of those injuries.
Age of the Babysitter
One of the most important tests in a personal injury claim is whether the person being sued acted reasonably. If they took reasonable steps to avoid the harm they are being sued for, they generally won't be found liable.
If police attempt to arrest you on charges, it is in your best interest not to resist arrest. When you do not resist but the police still use force that harms you or makes you afraid for your life, that counts as police brutality. If you need medical attention as the result of police brutality, that's a type of personal injury. Here is some more information to help you decide if you need the help of a personal injury attorney and what the attorney can do for you with regards to physical and/or sexual police brutality.
Veterans Affairs (VA) administrative offices are dealing with a massive backlog of claims. The backlog is nothing new, but a new generation of veterans emerges with every new conflict to shed light on a frustrating system. However, it's possible to achieve success, even if you're the newest to the backlog. If you're an ailing veteran with service-connected injuries or other conditions, take a look at what you need to do to make your claim or appeal stand out.
Nearly 3 million workplace injuries were reported in 2014, with almost 1 million of those causing missed days. If you've been injured on the job, you're not alone—and you're entitled to compensation for your missed time. But if you're filing a workers compensation claim, there are some things you should know. Unfortunately, it's easy to sabotage your claim. Here's a look at three ways ways you can set up your workers compensation claim to be denied.
The Federal Tort Claims Act provides a great deal of protection to federal agencies and their employees in personal injury cases. If you were injured as the result of the action of a federal employee, you might have to overcome several hurdles to receive compensation for your injuries. Before you take any action, here is what you need to know.
What Is the Federal Tort Claims Act?
The Federal Tort Claims Act, or FTCA, allows citizens to file lawsuits against federal agencies and employees.