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Tinnitus Lawsuit Attorney

Defective Airbag Claims

Let’s examine one kind of claim which often leads to hearing loss and damage. Air bags save lives. They can also destroy hearing. The explosion of an airbag can create a deafening roar producing tremendous ear pain, loud ringing, and bleeding from the ear canals. When airbags are deployed, there is an inherent injury risk from the high-amplitude, short-duration noise from deployment. The peak…

A Philadelphia Lawyer Gives Advice Regarding Tinnitus Litigation

If you are suffering hearing loss and/or Tinnitus after a car accident or other trauma, there are steps you can take to maximize the settlement of your claim. First, you should consider becoming active with the American Tinnitus Association website and support groups so we can argue that you have tried everything. There are a lot of homeopathic treatments out there too. Keep track of all you hav…

Making Objections in Personal Injury Litigation

Argumentative

The objection that a question is argumentative is a powerful weapon in the trial lawyer’s arsenal. Attorneys tend to get quite carried away during cross-examination. This objection reigns in some of the more hotly worded questions. For example, the question, “Do you want this jury to believe that you were only going 25 m.p.h. at the time of the accident?” is argumentative and…

Your Testimony in Personal Injury Litigation

YOUR TESTIMONY

Your case usually begins with your testimony, both on direct and cross examination. Your testimony is perhaps the most important part of the trial. No matter how skillful and prepared the lawyer is, if the jury does not like or does not believe you, the result will not be favorable.

Direct Examination

Direct examination involves your testimony in response to your…

Peremptory Challenges in Jury Selection for Personal Injury Cases

Peremptory Challenges

Each attorney in a one plaintiff/one defendant case is permitted during voir dire to eliminate or strike a set number of jurors from the jury without stating the reason. These are called peremptory challenges. In cases with multiple plaintiffs or defendants, the judge decides the number of strikes available to each attorney. There are many different theories that…

Initial Battles After the Filing of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

POST-FILING BATTLES

Now that the lawsuit has been filed, what happens next? Sometimes the insurance company immediately makes a settlement offer. The lawsuit papers may be just the thing to get the insurance company’s attention. Often the case has not settled simply because the insurance company just has not gotten around to evaluating the case. Once it is served with the suit papers, it w…

Personal Injury Litigation and Correcting Erroneous Medical Reports

Some doctors are not very receptive to changing their records. They may take offense that a lawyer or litigant is asking them to change a record. As long as you are not asking the doctor to say something that is not true, there is nothing wrong with asking a doctor to amend a report. But the doctor may not see it that way. If the doctor will not amend the report, you are going to have to approac…

Personal Injury Litigation and Insurance Company Strategy

Insurance Company’s Strategy

The insurance companies often have a big bargaining advantage over you. The money rests in the company’s bank account or investments drawing interest throughout the case. Your lawyer needs to push the firm to release its grip on some of that money. You, on the other hand, may badly need the money to pay your bills and live your life. Or worse, your lawyer may need…

Litigating Tinnitus

PROVING TINNITUS IN PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION: ONE LAWYER’S EXPERIENCE

Tinnitus is an injury commonly resulting from trauma. If that trauma was caused by negligence, it can form the basis for a personal injury lawsuit. If you are pursuing injury litigation, there are steps you can take to maximize the settlement value and jury appeal.

How does one prove what the tinnitus sufferer…

Proving Tinnitus Injuries in Personal Injury Litigation

Proving Tinnitus in Personal Injury Litigation
Tinnitus is an injury commonly resulting from trauma.  If that trauma was caused by negligence, it can form the basis for a personal injury lawsuit.  If you are pursuing injury litigation, there are steps you can take to maximize the settlement value and jury appeal.   How the claim is presented will affect the jury’s evaluation of t…

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