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.
13 November 2020
In most cases, a car accident is handled through negotiation with the insurance provider of the at-fault party. However, you also have the option of having your settlement negotiated through mediation. By doing this, you may be able to resolve a dispute that may otherwise drag out longer than you might hope for. However, you will want to speak with a law firm before deciding to take this approach. Preparing for Car Accident Mediation
28 October 2020
If you ever find yourself injured in an auto accident, the experience can be traumatic, so it is understandable that you are not thinking clearly. This can often lead to making mistakes that may mean you receive a lot less compensation for your injuries in the future. However, among the mistakes that people make, there are three that stand out the most. If you can avoid making these mistakes, you will be helping yourself greatly.
19 October 2020
If you take your hit-and-run case to court, you may wonder what is going to happen next. It is already a lot of work to find the individual who caused a hit and run, let alone to take the case to court. The process can feel exhausting at times. Before you take your hit-and-run case to court, you need to know what to expect. What happens during a personal injury case?
28 September 2020
The moments immediately after an accident can have the biggest impact on your compensation if you were injured. Unfortunately, many people say things that can be construed the wrong way. Some states do not award any compensation to someone who is found to have any responsibility for causing a car accident. This means that you may not receive anything if you admit to even a small amount of fault. Don't mistakenly say any of these admissions to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.