Your Guide to Structured Settlements and Catastrophic Injuries
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Your Guide to Structured Settlements and Catastrophic Injuries

You’re badly injured in a sudden accident, and another party is at fault for what happened. As a result, you decide to bring a claim for financial compensation. When it’s time to negotiate a settlement, the other side suggests resolving the case with a structured settlement. What is a structured settlement and how do you…

The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Catastrophic Injury Claims

The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Catastrophic Injury Claims

When you suffer a catastrophic injury after an accident, you deserve financial compensation and to hold the responsible party accountable. To strengthen your legal strategy, there’s a good chance you’re going to rely on an expert witness. Maybe your attorney has already mentioned it, or perhaps you’re trying to find the right person to support…

Dealing With the Consequences of a Loved One’s Traumatic Death or Catastrophic Injury May Require Turning to the Civil Justice System

Dealing With the Consequences of a Loved One’s Traumatic Death or Catastrophic Injury May Require Turning to the Civil Justice System

The following is adapted from Unthinkable. The financial and emotional consequences of a loved one’s traumatic death or catastrophic injury, particularly when someone else is to blame, are huge. So many expenses, so much turmoil, so much anguish—and all because somebody else made a decision that caused them great harm. You may imagine, in instances…

If You or Someone You Love is the Victim of a Catastrophic Incident, You Need to Get Your Own Experts on the Ground
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If You or Someone You Love is the Victim of a Catastrophic Incident, You Need to Get Your Own Experts on the Ground

The following is adapted from Unthinkable. If you or a loved one is the victim of a catastrophic incident, then there’s one very important fact you need to understand: leaving the investigation to the police is a gamble. I don’t say this to disparage police departments. However, I do say it with the awareness I’ve…

The Civil Justice System Gives Victims and Their Families the Opportunity to Be Heard (Even When The Criminal Justice System Doesn’t)
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The Civil Justice System Gives Victims and Their Families the Opportunity to Be Heard (Even When The Criminal Justice System Doesn’t)

The following is adapted from Unthinkable. On April 28, 2020, my mother was killed while she was out for her evening walk. I’m certainly not out to bash the criminal justice system, but the reality is that, in my mother’s case, that system failed to deliver anything even close to the measure of accountability acceptable…

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