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  • A Client's Injury Law Vocabulary List

    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.

  • 3 Tips for Dealing With an Auto Insurance Company After a Car Accident

    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.

  • Why Personal Injury Lawyers Are Often Able To Get Settlements More Quickly

    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.

  • Falling Asleep Behind The Wheel Is Surprisingly Common

    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.

  • What To Expect From Car Accident Mediation

    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

  • Three Of The Biggest Mistakes You Are Likely To Make If You're Injured In A Car Accident

    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.

  • What Happens When You Take Your Hit-And-Run Case To Court

    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?