For years, there has been a story floating around that if a Chinese driver hits a pedestrian they will typically try to kill said pedestrian in order to avoid legal damages. While this story may sound like just another ludicrous urban legend, this tale is apparently (and unfortunately) very much true. In China, it is commonly much cheaper for a driver who hit a pedestrian to kill them rather Continue Reading
Personal injury is a copious and complex area of law that encompasses a wide range of tort cases, including car accidents, animal attacks, food poisoning, back/neck injuries, traumatic brain injury and wrongful death.
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Scenario: You’ve been injured in an accident, you’ve gone to court and have been awarded a settlement. The question that arises, however, is whether you are entitled to all of this money or will you have to pay taxes on it? Additionally, if they are taxable, what situations make them taxable? For the most part, according to the IRS, personal injury settlement money is not taxable if the money Continue Reading
Many people think that just because they’re found to be not at fault in an accident – whether it’s a car accident, drunk driving accident, slip and fall or work-related injury – automatically guarantees them compensation by the other party’s insurance. However, your actions directly after the accident can hurt your chances. Here are three examples of actions after an accident that can lead to Continue Reading
This past May, a tragedy occurred in Philadelphia at the Frankford Junction curve when an Amtrak passenger train derailed while traveling over 100 mph, killing eight people and injuring over two hundred. Why the train was traveling at twice the speed it should have been is still under investigation. The 32-year-old engineer named Brandon Bostian suffered a concussion as a result of the Continue Reading
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