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Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Against a School?

Published on Mar 31, 2022 at 10:19 am in Personal Injury.
Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Against a School?

From preschool, kindergarten, and all the way up to the university level, we trust our institutes of learning. We depend on the knowledge and wisdom imparted by educators, the guidance offered by counselors, and the nutrition and physical fitness provided by dining staff and athletic coaches.

For parents and guardians, placing trust in a school can be a big task, even under the best of circumstances. And if it feels like a school has violated that trust by allowing a student to be seriously injured while under the care of school employees, it’s natural for parents to begin asking: Can I file a personal injury lawsuit against a school?

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

Published on Dec 29, 2021 at 11:55 am in Personal Injury.
What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

After an accident that causes you injuries and other damages, you might be considering all your options for your next steps to take. One of those options is likely hiring a personal injury lawyer. This could be helpful when you’ve suffered financial losses as a result of someone else’s negligence and want to hold them accountable for what they’ve caused you.

What’s the Definition of “Damages” in Legal Terms?

Published on Nov 19, 2021 at 7:56 am in Personal Injury.
What’s the Definition of “Damages” in Legal Terms?

The definition of “damages” in legal terms is a sum of money a person is entitled to after another party causes them harm through a breach of duty or violation of a right. If you are injured due to the fault of another person, company, or group—perhaps in a car accident, truck accident, slip and fall incident, instance of nursing home abuse, or another kind of personal injury accident—you may be eligible to receive damages. Damages is a legal term that becomes very important if you are injured in an accident.

Where Do Most Burn Injuries Occur?

Published on Nov 10, 2021 at 1:29 pm in Personal Injury.
Where Do Most Burn Injuries Occur?

The American Burn Association has stated that one civilian fire death occurs every 2 and a half hours in the United States. In order to exercise burn prevention measures, it’s important to know: Where do most burn injuries occur? And which groups are most likely to suffer burn injuries? It may be surprising to learn that most burn injuries happen at home. And, sadly, children are often most affected by accidental burn injuries.

There is good news when it comes to the statistics of burn injuries. In this article we will discuss improvements that have already been made, and how we can continue to decrease the prevalence of burn injuries and deaths through public awareness, burn injury law, and the implementation of safety measures.

First, let’s look at the most common types of burn injuries and why they often happen at home.

What Questions Will Your Personal Injury Lawyer Likely Ask You?

Published on Aug 20, 2021 at 7:42 am in Personal Injury.
What Questions Will Your Personal Injury Lawyer Likely Ask You?

When it’s your first time filing a personal injury claim, you might be intimidated by the idea of hiring a lawyer. While this is understandable, you shouldn’t be. It’s their job to help clients feel comfortable in their legal claim and guide them through the entire process. Their goal is to make you feel confident in choosing them and give you peace of mind.

What Qualities Should You Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Published on Aug 6, 2021 at 6:19 am in Personal Injury.
What Qualities Should You Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer?

After an accident caused by someone else’s negligence that gave you injuries and subsequent damages, you likely are interested in hiring a personal injury lawyer to help you file a claim. If this is your first time taking legal action, or if you had a bad experience with a lawyer in a prior claim, you might be wondering what qualities you should look for in your attorney so that you have the best experience possible.

What Are the Advantages of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Published on Jul 13, 2021 at 3:28 pm in Personal Injury.
What Are the Advantages of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer?

After you’ve been injured by someone else’s negligence, you deserve to get justice for the damages that they’ve caused you. You might think that you can handle this on your own, but you shouldn’t have to. There are personal injury lawyers here for you so that you don’t have to worry about the legal side of your claim—you can just focus on healing.

You should know the advantages of hiring a personal injury lawyer to represent you so that you can make an informed decision about how you’re going to handle your claim and get the justice that you deserve. Here are some of the advantages of hiring an attorney that you need to consider when filing a personal injury claim:

When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Published on Apr 2, 2021 at 6:03 am in Personal Injury.
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

No matter how safe you’re being, if another person acts negligently, they could cause an accident for you that leaves you with injuries and other damages. Even though dealing with your injuries, costs, and daily tasks can be a lot on its own after an accident caused by someone else, you could use the help of a lawyer to hold that person responsible for the damages you incurred.

At the Law Office of Todd W. Burris, our Frankfort personal injury lawyer is prepared to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on your recovery. You shouldn’t have to deal with the piling costs and bills on your own. We’re here to get you the compensation you deserve so that you can get back on top of your life.

How Is Social Media Used During a Personal Injury Trial?

Published on Nov 5, 2020 at 12:21 pm in Personal Injury.
How Is Social Media Used During a Personal Injury Trial?

Even though you might consider your social media your private place to post about everything happening in your life, you should reconsider posting about an accident, your injuries, and what you’ve been up to immediately following the accident. Your personal injury lawyer will likely give you instructions on what you should or shouldn’t post after an accident, or if you should put your account on private to limit who can access you.

When you hire a personal injury lawyer from the Law Office of Todd W. Burris, you can rest assured that they will guide you through how best to use your social media accounts, and will look into the accounts of the other parties to help build your case. Social media can ruin your personal injury claim, and to understand why, let’s look at how social media is used during your trial.

Power of Attorney Information for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Kentucky

Published on Jun 18, 2020 at 7:12 am in Personal Injury.
Power of Attorney Information for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Kentucky

When a person is injured in an accident that resulted from someone else’s negligence, they have the right to file a personal injury claim to seek compensation for their related losses, like medical expenses, lost wages, and more.

In the event the injured person is incapacitated because of their injuries or another reason, having a legal power of attorney in place can ensure filing a claim and receiving compensation are still options. Let’s take a look at power of attorney information for filing a personal injury claim in Kentucky.

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