It depends on how the injury occurred, and whether the product was defective and unreasonably dangerous. Usually, an employee injured at work may not sue their own employer, but instead may collect worker’s compensation benefits. If an injury is caused by negligence of a party not connected with the employer, a claim may be brought… read more
Do I need a lawyer to represent me for an uninsured motorist claims against my own insurance company? Even though liability auto insurance is mandatory in Wisconsin and Minnesota, many people drive without any insurance. An uninsured motorist claim is a claim that is made when the driver who was responsible for causing the accident did… read more
Posted on July 12, 2012 What Does This Word Mean?
“Jurisdiction” refers to the power of a court to hear and decide a case. Usually personal injury cases are brought in the state and county where the accident causing the injury occurred. However, other courts may have valid jurisdiction as well. The court in which the case is filed must possess two types of jurisdiction: jurisdiction… read more