July is one of the best months in the year. Not only is it summer and we get to enjoy the amazing Utah outdoors, but we also get to celebrate the birth of our country. The 4th of July has some of the best traditions; barbeques, reunions, parades, and most importantly. . . fireworks. Fireworks have long been a standard 4th of July traditions. They are representative of the “bombs bursting in air” in our national anthem and they are also just awesome. However, every year there are thousands of firework related injuries. Last year alone saw an estimated 11,000 firework related injuries according to the Insurance Journal and 4 deaths. (Facts About Fireworks: 11,000 Injuries, 4 Deaths in 2016 By Andrew G. Simpson | June 30, 2017)
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If you suffer the unfortunate circumstance of suffering a personal injury, you might receive advice that you should or should not involve an attorney in your case. Whether you should involve an attorney is dependent on your circumstances, but there are several things to consider. . .
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You may have a personal injury case if you or your property is injured or damaged by someone else. The damage may be caused by another person’s actions or another person’s failure to act. Either way, if the other party causes harm or injury, you may be able to collect compensation from him or her. Examples of personal injury cases include automobile accidents, medical malpractice, and others.
When you are in an auto accident, you will be flustered, but what you say right after the accident can be used by an insurance company to establish your liability in the case and can affect potential insurance claims or personal injury cases.
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No lawyer can guarantee the outcome of a case because there are so many variables that go into it. However, this is a simple overview of what you can expect if you win your case. If a judge or jury rules in your favor in your lawsuit, you will receive “damages,” the term for the monetary award given to the injured plaintiff. There are three different types of damages that may be awarded in a civil litigation: general, punitive, or special.