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April 2019

Claim - Insurance
Mesothelioma
April 29, 2019

Loved One Died From Mesothelioma – Can I File A Trust Fund Claim?

Mesothelioma is aggressive cancer that often takes the lives of those who suffer from it. It is also cancer caused specifically by asbestos exposure. As such, lawsuits abound, and manufacturers and distributors of asbestos have filed bankruptcy. Through bankruptcy reorganization, trust funds to support victims have been established. There are currently around 60 trust funds today. Each trust fund has…
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Dangerous - Truck Drivers
Trucking Accident Lawyer
April 29, 2019

Who Do I Sue When My Loved One Was Killed By Truck Driver?

Driving alongside truck drivers is a dangerous affair. The statistics confirm it. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there were 4,102 people who died in commercial truck accidents in 2017. These numbers break down as follows: Seventeen percent were truck occupants. Sixty-eight percent were occupants of passenger vehicles. Fourteen percent were pedestrians, bicyclists or motorcyclists. Comparatively speaking, in…
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit - Ledgerlaw
Law Firm
April 29, 2019

How Long Do I Have To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit In California?

In California, a wrongful death lawsuit must be filed within two years of the date of your loved one's passing. There are no exceptions to this rule except for one. You may think: that's ok, two years is a long time. But two years is not a long time, and below is why. Why File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit As…
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Ledgerlaw - Claim
Mesothelioma
April 29, 2019

Is It Important To File A Mesothelioma Claim Before Loved One Dies?

When a loved one dies of Mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, he or she has probably suffered a lot. It's not only the pain caused by the disease, but the pain knowing the disease could have been avoided but for someone else's negligence. That someone else is the asbestos company supplying the asbestos that your loved one…
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Settlements - Mesothelioma case
Law Firm
April 21, 2019

Should you settle or go to trial for your mesothelioma case?

So, you are offered a settlement in your Mesothelioma case. What do you do? You are anxious -- no doubt -- to get your compensation and be done with it. But then, you question yourself and the settlement: is it enough? Is it enough to help your family after cancer takes full control of your body? Is it enough to…
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claim settlement - Death
Law Firm
April 21, 2019

What factors go into a wrongful death settlement in California?

Settlements in wrongful death claims do not result from the luck of a draw; there is a lot of negotiation and thought put into it. Specifically, there are certain factors taken into consideration that often help the parties determine a just and fair settlement amount. Here are some of the most common factors that go into determining a settlement amount…
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Asbestos - Lawsuit
Law Firm
April 21, 2019

How do you sue for asbestos?

Exposure to asbestos has been proven to be deadly. There are thousands of people who have succumbed to disease caused by exposure to asbestos via their homes or their work. Exposure over a period of time can cause illness, specifically mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a type of aggressive cancer that can have a catastrophic impact on the victim and his or…
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Law FirmUncategorized
April 21, 2019

What are the time frames of a mesothelioma settlement?

Have you been diagnosed with Mesothelioma? If so, then it’s likely you have a cause of action to sue someone, like possibly your employer or the building company of your house. Asbestos exposure is the primary cause of Mesothelioma. Depending on the stage of the Mesothelioma, you may wonder about the time frame of a lawsuit, though. And that’s understandable,…
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Law Firm
April 21, 2019

Who do you sue in a wrongful death lawsuit?

A loved one was either immediately killed or seriously injured and later died of those injuries. Nothing can ever take the place of your loved one. Nothing. But that said, if the death was wrongful, meaning your loved one died due to the fault of another person or entity, then that person or entity should have to pay, literally, for…
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Law Firm
April 11, 2019

Opioid Lawsuit Goes After the Kingpin

In California alone, there were 2,199 opioid overdose deaths in 2017 -- and list was one of the lowest numbers in the United States. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the Centers for Disease Control, that's a rate of 5.3 deaths for every 100,000 people. The national rate is 14.6 deaths per 100,000 people. More than half…
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