Category: Injuries

Why Burden of Proof Is Important in Personal Injury Cases

Burden of proof

From a legal standpoint, the burden of proof is the guiding point of discussion within the courtroom. It forces all party members to provide standing and supporting evidence that proves their claim. Evidence normally includes witness testimonies, documents such as photos, written work, printouts of text messages, and objects. The burden of proof is normally… Read more »

Undocumented Immigrants & Personal Injury

Q: Can an undocumented immigrant recover personal injury compensation in Nevada? A: Generally yes. But as you can imagine, all sorts of interesting issues arise in this context. For example, injury settlements typically include future medical expense and future wage loss components. These damages can be greatly mitigated upon a showing that the claimant is… Read more »

What Happens If My Airbag Didn’t Deploy?

Q: I was involved in a car accident and my airbag did not deploy. May I sue the manufacturer? A: Airbag cases are complicated. You must prove not only that the circumstances were such that the airbag should have deployed, but also that you sustained injuries that you would not otherwise have incurred but for… Read more »