May 2015 - Kamerow Law
My Husband was Killed in a Mining Accident and I Can’t Support my Family

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My Husband was Killed in a Mining Accident and I Can’t Support my Family

My Husband was Killed in a Mining Accident and I Can't Support my Family

A mining accident is a terrible tragedy that no one should go through. Losing someone in a mining accident is a terrible thing, but you may have legal recourse with the mining company. Filing a wrongful death suit against the mining company is only effective if your attorney can prove negligence on the part of the mining company.

#1: The Accident Files

Your lawyer must go over the files for the accident to determine what happened. There is a federal agency that regulates mines, and the company will have its own report on the accident. Reviewing these files will help show how the accident happened, if it could have been prevented and who should have been in the mine at the time.

#2: Was The Mining Company At Fault?

The mining company must be proved at fault if you are to win a wrongful death suit. Any form of negligence is grounds for you to be paid compensation, but the negligence must be uncovered after the accident. Your lawyer may find that your husband should not have been in the mine at the time of the accident, or your lawyer may find safety violations that led to the accident.

#3: Settling Out of Court

A mining company that is caught in the middle of a negligence scandal will negotiate with you out of court. Your attorney can argue on your behalf, and they will take all settlement offers to you for approval. You may take the money the mining company is offering to close the case, or you may take the mining company to court to win a larger damage claim.

The mining company will be on the hook for a good bit of money if you win, but you will be responsible for court costs if you lose. You are taking a risk going to court, but there are times when you must go to court to get what you believe you are entitled to.

You may sue for wrongful death after a mining accident kills your spouse, but you must take the proper steps. An attorney must review your case for feasibility, and you must strike a deal with the mining company if you do not wish to go to court.

Please contact our firm by calling 703-370-8088 or filling out our online contact form. We look forward to hearing from you and getting you the compensation you deserve.

I was Administered the Wrong Medicine and my Condition Got Worse

I was Administered the Wrong Medicine and my Condition Got Worse

Medical malpractice is an all too common problem around the world. The problem with this legal issue is that it can cause a lot of problems for the person who has had to deal with it themselves. If you were given the wrong medication either by a doctor or while in the hospital or nursing home, there is legal action that you can take in order to receive compensation. Knowing what is available to you and what types of actions need to be taken will encourage you to seek justice for what you have had to deal with on your own.

Your Current Situation

Believe it or not, being given the wrong medications is actually quite common among hospitals and nursing homes all over the country. When nurses have to administer medications, they often have hundreds of patients who they are dealing with on any given day. Because of this, there are cases when people have been given the wrong medication. The issue comes down to the fact that being given the wrong medication can either cause problems in itself or cause your current condition to worsen just because of the fact that you did not get the medication that you need to deal with it.

Getting Help

Whether it was you or a loved one who received the wrong medication and it worsened your condition, there is compensation and legal aid that is available for you when you need it the most. Getting legal help is important because it can help to cover some or all of the costs of your current situation and help to give you peace of mind in knowing that you are getting justice for the wrong that was done to you. Even though this type of situation is a lot more common than you might think, it still doesn’t excuse the fact that it was done to you.

Speaking with a lawyer can help you to figure out what you are able to do when it comes to a medical malpractice suit. By knowing the ins and outs of this particular case, you’ll get the chance to see if filing a lawsuit is the right option for you. There are many people who file medical malpractice lawsuits every single day and are able to get the money they need to pay off additional medical expenses, cover lost wages or just get money for their pain and suffering.

Please contact our firm by calling 703-370-8088 or filling out our online contact form. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing the details of your case.




How Can an Attorney Effectively Settle a Family Dispute?

How can an attorney effectively settle a family dispute?

There are many reasons you should hire an experienced attorney to settle your family disputes, especially if those disputes involve property issues or will contests. An experienced attorney can help you and your family members understand the legal rights each of you have. He can also help both of you come to an agreement through the use of mediation.

How Can Mediation Help?

Mediation is one of the best ways by which an attorney can settle a family dispute. Since lawsuits are expensive and can take years before a decision is reached, mediation is a much better option. It can help you resolve problems related not only to will contests but also to other family matters, such as child custody or estate planning. Moreover, lawsuits often make both parties feel distressed, whereas mediation allows people to come together to resolve a problem with civility and respect for each other. Furthermore, mediation gives both parties a say in the outcome of their dispute, whereas a lawsuit puts the outcome of their dispute in the hands of a large jury or a judge.

Experienced attorneys can handle mediation much better than a regular person.  An experienced attorney can help you understand your legal rights. This way an experienced attorney can settle your family dispute much faster than a regular person. Furthermore, an experienced attorney can help facilitate communication between you and your family members.

If the attorney is skillful, he may even be able to preserve the relationship you and and your family members have enjoyed. So both you and your family members can close the dispute with a feeling of satisfaction and camaraderie. This is much better than a traditional process of litigation when one or both of the parties feels punished or betrayed. There are other ways an attorney can effectively settle a family dispute through mediation. All of them are much better than litigation.

Attorney fees are much lower when the customer chooses mediation over litigation. This way the person can save a lot of money. Moreover, by hiring an attorney to settle a family dispute, a person can save time because he would not have to engage in protracted arguments with his relatives. This way mediation is always preferable to litigation because it allows both parties to find a mutually convenient time, as opposed to having to adhere to a court’s schedule.

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Please call 703-370-8088 or contact us online to see how we can help you settle your family law dispute.