Nobody ever wants to hear that they have cancer. You wonder
how this disease could happen to you, especially after you have dedicated so
much of your life to service in the United States military and kept in reasonably
decent shape. Then you remember that you served at Camp Lejeune many years ago
and recall toxic chemicals had contaminated the water supply. Could that be the
source of your cancer?
Unfortunately, up to one million military members, staff,
family members, and other individuals are also asking themselves this question
right now. While the attorneys at Westmoreland Injury Lawyers can’t make your
cancer or other health conditions disappear, we can help you get the benefits
and compensation you deserve if your disease is linked to exposure at Camp
President Joe Biden signed the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 on August 10, 2022. This legislation allows military veterans and their families exposed to toxic water at Camp Lejeune to receive the long overdue compensation they ought to have. Get in touch with our Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyers today to receive a legal evaluation and see if you have an injury claim under this act.
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Do you find
yourself wondering if you need to hire a lawyer for a work injury, car
accident, medical malpractice, or any other type of personal injury?
overwhelmed about filing an insurance claim or unsure if you even need to file
Or maybe you
don’t think you can find a lawyer near you that you think can help?
If any of these
situations sound familiar, Westmoreland Injury Lawyers is here to answer your questions.
Continue reading “When Should I Start Looking for a Personal Injury Lawyer Near Me?”
you’re looking for workers’ compensation lawyers near you, you’ve come to the
right place for information. Here at Westmoreland Injury Lawyers, we talk about
workers’ compensation (WC) a lot. From how
it works to how
to file, or even more info about the types
of injuries that qualify and what
to do if you’re denied workers comp.
this post, we want to discuss the pros and cons and what can happen if you
decide to settle your workers’ compensation case for a cash payout. Settling
can be very tempting, but depending on your injuries, you should be aware of
what could happen if you settle too early.
Continue reading “When to Settle Your Workers’ Compensation Case”
A little while ago, we published a post here on the
Westmoreland Injury Lawyers blog that discussed what it takes to get
the most possible compensation from your personal injury case. It is just
as true now as it was then that maximizing your compensation comes down to one
big factor—hiring an experienced and capable personal injury attorney who is
driven to get the best results for their valued clients.
Beyond that, we understand that the average individual
seeking help with their personal injury case will still have many questions
about the personal injury settlement process. Today’s post seeks to provide a
few insights into some of the biggest questions.
Continue reading “How Do Personal Injury Settlements Work?”
A little while ago, we
covered the basics of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD or SSDI)
and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs in our Complete Guide to Hiring a Personal Injury
Lawyer chapter about how these government-based benefits can help if
you are disabled.
However, the fact remains that applying for Social Security
Disability in the first place can be complicated and frustrating, especially if
you receive a denial of benefits for yourself or a disabled loved one you’re
Today’s blog post takes a closer look at the SSD application
process specifically, and shares some of the situations in which consulting an
experienced personal injury lawyer for help is your best course of action.
Continue reading “What to Know About Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits”
As we have often discussed in our Westmoreland Injury
Lawyers blog articles, there are many variables in medical treatment scenarios
that can lead to patients experiencing severe bodily harm. Medical
malpractice is the legal term used to describe these situations when a
healthcare provider makes an avoidable mistake or acts negligently, resulting
in injury or illness of their patient.
Proving medical malpractice, though, can be complicated. Among
other factors, your attorney must show that your physician or other healthcare
provider deviated from something called the “standard of care.” Today’s
post explains a little bit more about what that means in medical malpractice
Continue reading “Why “Standard of Care” is Important to Your Medical Malpractice Case”
As we shared in the Your
Complete Guide to Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer chapter
on auto injury settlements, the settlement and claims process begins at the
accident scene, even before you file your
car accident insurance claim.
There are many actions you need to make sure you take
following an auto
accident—and one big thing you need to make sure you don’t do—to set the stage
for a better claims experience, whether you’ve been seriously injured or not.
Today’s post offers a few tips on those actions.
Of course, sometimes, insurance companies aren’t
cooperative, especially in cases where injuries are involved. They often try to
close claims much too quickly, and accident victims are left with insufficient
compensation for their injuries. This is why it is imperative to contact an
personal injury lawyer when you’re hurt in a vehicle accident.
Continue reading “5 Big Tips for Filing a Car Accident Insurance Claim the Right Way”
If you or a loved one have been taking Zantac or generic/store brand versions of the popular over-the-counter (OTC) heartburn remedy ranitidine, and you have been diagnosed with cancer of the bladder, uterus, stomach, kidneys, or liver, you need to call a personal injury attorney right away.
The lawyers in our Greensburg law office are your best resource for determining whether you should file a Zantac cancer lawsuit in light of the current Zantac and ranitidine drug recall by the FDA.
Call us now, or continue reading for more information about
drug and your rights as someone who has experienced an injury from it.
Continue reading “Do You Have a Zantac Cancer Case? Call Our Law Firm in Greensburg, PA Right Now.”
After spending time on the mend from a workplace injury, you may be feeling anxious about your return to work. The workers’ compensation (WC) process can be complicated—especially for individuals dealing with their first-ever workers’ comp claim. On top of that, moving beyond an injury can also be emotionally challenging.
Knowing your rights and seeking the counsel of a skilled workers’ compensation attorney can make returning to work much easier. However, we realize that you may still be unsure whether your WC case requires legal advice and support. We’re here to show you how nearly all individuals on workers’ compensation leave will absolutely benefit from an experienced personal injury lawyer’s assistance as they recover and get back on the job. Continue reading “Returning to Work After Workers’ Compensation”
The main reason to make sure you have adequate bodily injury liability limits set up on your auto insurance policy is to allow you to visit all the medical specialists—from life-saving surgeons to chiropractors and other therapists—who can aid your recovery from an auto accident injury.
After all, even minor fender benders can cause chronic aches
and pains associated with neck trauma and whiplash injuries. And believe it or
not, your seatbelt doing its job of restraining you in a collision can cause
shoulder problems, which are a top complaint that chiropractic care treats for car
accident victims. Deploying airbags, designed to save your life in serious
crashes, can cause physical pain issues, as well.
personal injury lawyers right here in Greensburg, we can often get the best
personal injury case results and most compensation following an auto injury
for those who seek
medical treatment promptly and who follow up with specialists, as needed.
With that in mind, today’s post gives you some insight on
working with chiropractors, who have unique training to help accident victims
move past their musculoskeletal pain and more on the road to recovery.
Continue reading “Seeking Chiropractic Care for Auto Accident Injuries”