Personal Injury

08 Oct

Could an Injury Claim Be Worth More If Surgery is Required?

Medical treatment is always costly, especially if you suffer an injury in an accident that requires surgery. However, getting surgical care may not necessarily increase the value of an injury claim settlement. While surgery after an accident could increase the amount of compensation you may be eligible to receive, injury victims should not choose to […]

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29 Jun

When Are Independent Medical Exams Warranted in Injury Claims?

If you were injured in an accident due to another’s negligence, you may be able to pursue compensation by filing a legal claim. You may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other related damages. However, before a payment is issued, the other party’s insurance company may request that you attend an […]

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26 Feb

Would a Delay in Treatment After an Accident Impact My Claim?

After being injured in an accident, one of the most important things to do is seek medical care. You should not delay treatment, even if you think your injuries are minor. With certain injuries it can take days or weeks for symptoms to manifest. Getting treatment as soon as possible is critical to both your […]

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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. However, the settlement process is not so straightforward. There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration, such as the […]

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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 witness can offer before and during a case and can provide legal advice on when you should use one.  The Green Bay […]

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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 of the most important things you can do is keep a personal injury journal. A journal can help you to document […]

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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 pain and suffering. But if you have never met with a personal injury lawyer, you may not know what […]

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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 claims process, it could hurt your ability to recover fair compensation for your injuries and damages. That is why it is important […]

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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 is responsible for the accident. The third party generally must not be a co-employee or employer.   Our Green Bay personal injury attorneys discuss […]

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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 so could do more harm than good. You may still be able to receive compensation for your injuries with the help of […]

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