Things THAT Take Time in Wrongful Death Lawsuits
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Things THAT Take Time in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

A wrongful death lawsuit is legal action taken by eligible surviving family members after an immediate family member dies. Pursuing a successful wrongful death claim relies on your wrongful death lawyer proving that the loved one’s death was the result of another party’s negligence or malicious conduct.  The average time for wrongful death settlement payouts…

Are Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settlements Taxable?

Are Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settlements Taxable?

Every day, people die due to the negligence or wrongdoing of others. Although losing a loved one is always difficult, losing a family member to a wrongful death compounds the grief and complications stemming from their death. As discussed in the book “Unthinkable,” surviving family members may face unexpected expenses, such as medical expenses, burial…

Victim’s Rights: What Are They and How Do They Work?

Victim’s Rights: What Are They and How Do They Work?

The following content is adapted from “Unthinkable” by attorney Kyle Bachus. When it comes to the criminal justice system, victims and family members of victims often feel the system favors the accused. Many victims have voiced their opinions about this imbalance, which has pushed for victim’s rights reform that would give them specific protections. Over…

The 11 Steps In a Criminal Case
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The 11 Steps In a Criminal Case

The following content is adapted from “Unthinkable” by attorney Kyle Bachus. Any criminal case is generally a lengthy process that involves several steps to ensure justice is served. However, criminal cases that involve a fatality or catastrophic injury are particularly complex and can take months (if not longer) to reach a resolution. If you and…

3 Ways to Regain Control After Suffering a Catastrophic Loss

3 Ways to Regain Control After Suffering a Catastrophic Loss

The following content is adapted from “Unthinkable” by attorney Kyle Bachus. Suddenly losing a loved one in an accident is devastating for family members and friends. Your life changes instantly, and it can be difficult to know how to pick up the pieces and move forward. There could be a lot of questions left unanswered…

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…

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…

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