13 April 2021
A lot of people start off the process of trying to settle their personal injury claim by contacting the insurance company directly rather than consulting with an attorney. In many cases, it is not until after unsuccessfully trying to get the insurance company to agree to a fair settlement that individuals start questioning their decision to represent themselves. At this point in the process, some people simply assume that it is too late to change their mind about hiring a personal injury attorney.
23 March 2021
Being injured in an accident with a commercial truck can have a devastating effect on many aspects of your life. Not only will you need to deal with the physical injuries that you sustained, but you may also find yourself dealing with a loss of income, property damage, and mental anguish as a result of this accident. If the accident that led to these damages was the result of negligence on the part of the other driver, you have the right to collect compensation for all of this trauma.
10 March 2021
If you have been hurt in a car accident, the law allows you to seek legal compensation services from a competent lawyer. The process of filing for compensation might seem easy on paper, but it can be tough to handle in real life. One of the complications that can arise when handling these cases is proving liability. In most cases, you will only be compensated when you can prove that the other motorists were the ones at fault during the accident and that you acted reasonably under the circumstances.
25 February 2021
If you are involved in a car accident, you may need to seek damages from the liable person. While you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim on your own, it is essential to engage a car accident lawyer for a more favorable outcome of your case. Here are some benefits of hiring a car accident attorney. Knowledge of Procedural Rules One of the top benefits of hiring an attorney is their knowledge of the law.
17 February 2021
After a car accident, you might wonder if you will need a lawyer to help with your case. While some accidents call for a lawyer, a few victims make do with filing an insurance claim. Unfortunately, many victims make the mistake of thinking they don't need a lawyer no matter how complex their case is and how serious the injuries. To find out how dangerous it can be to proceed without a personal injury lawyer, read on.
27 January 2021
Most motorists take the right measures to prevent accidents, but sometimes, accidents still happen due to another party's fault. Auto accidents carry with them the possible bulk of medical bills and other financial damages. What's more, the compensation process is usually complicated and may take longer, especially if you don't have a lawyer by your side. If you have been involved in a car accident and are not sure at which point you should involve a lawyer, this article is for you.
25 January 2021
Legal words have specific meanings, and anyone talking with a personal injury lawyer needs to be aware of what the big concepts are. Before you move forward with a claim, it may be helpful to add the following four legal ideas to your vocabulary. Liability At first, it might seem odd to distinguish the concept of liability from responsibility and fault. Liability, however, represents the legal conclusion that someone owes compensation to an injured party.
11 January 2021
If you were injured in an auto accident and need to seek compensation for your medical bills, you'll need to deal with an insurance company. Here are some tips for dealing with an insurance company for the money you deserve. 1. Insurance Companies May Frustrate You An insurance company is not going to make it easy for you to be compensated for your injuries. Know that this is the type of claim that they are going to try to fight you at every step of the process.
18 December 2020
If you have been injured in some way due to the negligence or malice of another party, you might be hoping to get a settlement to help with covering your injury-related costs. If this is the case, then you might be thinking about going through the process yourself. There are a number of reasons to consider hiring a personal injury lawyer, including the fact that a personal injury lawyer can potentially help you get your settlement quicker.
27 November 2020
If you have been involved in a catastrophic accident, late at night, with the other driver suddenly drifting into your lane, the accident might have been the result of the driver falling asleep behind the wheel. This is, unfortunately, a common problem as drivers try to push themselves beyond their limits, with about 27% of drivers having admitted to it. The Signs of Fatigued Driving When a driver is fatigued, they may have a slower reaction time and may seem to be making decisions that are irrational.