Personal Injury

28 May

Timeline To Receiving Funds From a Successful Case

Once the insurance company agrees to a settlement, most injury victims want nothing more than to wrap up of their case, obtain their compensation, and start paying off medical bills and other related-expenses.…

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24 Apr

The Value of Using an Expert Witness in a Personal Injury Case

Reaching a favorable settlement in a personal injury case is often linked to how well the facts and issues can be understood. An experienced lawyer will understand the potential value that an expert…

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12 Mar

Why Keeping a Journal May be Important for Your Personal Injury Claim

After an accident caused by negligence, you may be eligible for compensation to help cover your injury and other related damages. To help prove the extent of your losses and strengthen your claim, one…

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10 Feb

What to Expect When You Meet with a Personal Injury Lawyer for the First Time

If you were injured in an accident through no fault of your own, it is in your best interest to seek legal representation. You may be eligible to pursue compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and…

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07 Feb

Am I Required to Provide a Recorded Statement in an Injury Claim?

After being injured in an accident, you may receive a call from an insurance company requesting a recorded statement about your version of events. Although providing a statement may help speed up the…

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15 Jan

Do I Have a Claim if a Third Party is Responsible for My Workplace Injury?

While a workers’ compensation claim provides compensation for damages that result from most workplace injuries, in some situations, an injured worker may also have a claim against a third party who…

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27 Nov

Should You Reveal a Preexisting Injury During an Injury Claim?

It is understandable for an accident victim to be concerned about not being able to pursue compensation because of a preexisting injury. However, it is important to disclose the injury because not doing…

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17 Oct

What Happens with an Injury Claim When Treatment Ends?

You may have heard that an attorney usually waits for the point of maximum medical improvement (MMI) to begin negotiating for fair compensation. You may have many questions about what this is and why…

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20 Sep

What is Pain and Suffering in an Injury Claim?

The purpose of a personal injury claim is to put you back in the position you were in before you suffered an injury. Victims file a claim to obtain financial compensation for the damages the accident…

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16 Jun

Subrogation: What You Need to Know

To understand subrogation, consider the following: If you’ve ever visited a doctor following an accident, you’ve probably received a very ominous letter from your health insurer a few weeks later. The…

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