are personal injury settlements taxable

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? A Short Guide on What to Know

If you suffer an injury in an accident at no fault of your own, you deserve compensation. Once you receive your settlement, you have to consider the tax implications. You should know whether you will have to pay taxes on your settlement or award. You may wonder how this could impact the compensation you receive.…

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How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

39.5 million people visit their doctor because of an accidental injury each year. Accidents can happen just about anywhere, including on the road. But sometimes accidents aren’t really accidents because someone else was at fault for what happened. If you were injured in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, you need a personal injury…

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What is Negligence?

What is Negligence? In basic terms, negligence is acting or failing to act according to the general duty of a reasonably prudent person under similar circumstances. For example, a driver of an automobile has a general duty of a reasonably prudent driver who is driving under similar circumstances. Additionally, individuals who work in certain professions…

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Why do I need to hire an attorney?

Why do I need an attorney? If you have been involved in an accident, whether it be a bicycle, car, truck, or motorcycle accident, you must not hesitate to seek legal counsel in order to best protect your interests.  Insurance companies often want to take a recorded statement of an unrepresented person so that they…

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