5 Most Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Millions of lawsuits are filed annually in the United States alone, with the majority of these legal actions revolving around personal injuries. An individual injured due to another party’s negligence or recklessness can file a personal injury claim.

Here are the five most common type of personal injury claims.

1. Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice lawsuits happen when a physician or healthcare worker fails to give skilled or competent care, thus resulting in a patient getting injured. This type of personal injury claims are complicated, and the plaintiff has to be able to prove that the hospital or doctor in question violated the expected standard of care owed to the patient and that any damages or injuries were the results of that negligence or violation.

Plaintiffs would need to secure the services of specialists who can verify or prove damages. Since a medical malpractice claim is for negligence, it has … Read the rest

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How to word your will

If you decide to write your own will you will need to ensure that it is structured and worded with complete clarity to prevent confusion and avoid errors that could invalidate it.

Remember that a will is a legal document and no matter how sound the document may be, if it fails on one small technicality or error in wording the whole document could then become useless.

If you’re considering writing your own will, read our top tips for wording your will before you get started.

Top tips for wording your will

Use a template – there are plenty of professional will templates available at a small cost to help you ensure that you don’t miss out any standard sections or important legal terms.  Even if you use a template it’s best to read up and double check that you’ve got everything covered for your own peace of mind.

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