Blog Posts in March, 2013 Blog Home Punitive Damages vs. Compensatory Damages Posted By Todd Miner Law || 29-Mar-2013 When you are successful in winning a personal injury claim, the judge or jury will determine the amount of financial compensation, known as “damages,” that you are to receive. For example, if you have been injured in a car accident, you can be awarded damages for medical bills, car repairs, and lost wages from time off the job, all dependent upon the successful argument of your case. ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Responding to an Electrical Burn Posted By Todd Miner Law || 19-Mar-2013 Electrical burns are injuries caused by contact between the skin and a strong electrical current. While they are not the most common type of burn injury, they can be among the most dangerous. In a recent study of workplace injuries, about one in five electrical burns caused permanent disabilities. An electrical burn can be caused by a defective product, a negligently built or maintained home, or ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Strict Liability & Personal Injury Posted By Todd Miner Law || 7-Mar-2013 In the average personal injury case, the plaintiff needs evidence of negligence on the defendant’s part in order to win compensation. This entails demonstrating that the defendant owed a certain duty of care to the plaintiff, failed to meet it, and directly caused injuries or property damage to the plaintiff. The standards of evidence are different, however, when the case is built on the ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Teaching Your Dog Not to Bite Posted By Todd Miner Law || 2-Mar-2013 When you adopt or buy a new dog, you are not only bringing him into your home. You are also introducing your new pet to your community. As a result, you are considered legally responsible for making sure your dog is not a danger to anyone. If your dog bites someone who was not deliberately provoking someone, you will likely be liable for any resulting damage. Fortunately, it is rare for a properly ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 4 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.