For many military-related injuries, getting through the Veterans Affairs (VA) disability claim system can be a pain. There's a heavy burden of proof requiring evidence that may not have been well documented because of the hectic nature of mobile missions, combat operations or short-staffed administrative teams. If you're appealing a denial or being asked for extra evidence and aren't sure of where to look next, consider these tips to get additional help your your claim.
In a typical car accident, a car collides with another car, and fault can be assigned based on traffic laws that were broken that caused the accident. If you are involved in a car accident where another driver hits you as a pedestrian, it is treated differently. Ask yourself these three questions to determine if you can be compensated for your injuries.
Were You At Fault?
It's easy to assume that the driver is always at fault when a vehicle hits a pedestrian.
If you were hurt in an accident due to no fault of your own, drafting a demand letter is often the very first thing your personal injury lawyer will do. The demand letter has a very unique - and vitally important - role in a personal injury cases such as car accidents. A demand letter is a written request for compensation that is sent directly to the responsible party's insurance company.