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What happens in a personal injury trial?

You made a claim against the insurance company. You filed a lawsuit because the case could not be settled or the statute of limitations was approaching. What happens if your case doesn’t settle after depositions and pre-trial conferences? Usually t…
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What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

             Probably the most difficult aspect of any personal injury case is determining the value of the case of settlement.  When you are injured as the result of the negligence of another person, such as an automobile accident or a f…
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What is a personal injury claim?

The legal definition for a claim is “a demand for money, property, or the enforcement of a right provided by law.” When you are involved in an accident, you file a personal injury claim because you feel that you have a right to monetary compensat…
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Ladder Accidents at work or home

Ladder accidents can cost you. Whether permanent or short-term injuries, medical costs and lost wages can place a heavy burden on you. You need to know that help is available and there may be several avenues of compensation that can pay for some or a…
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What makes a "good" lawyer good?

Negotiation Skill. Almost all cases get resolved by way of settlement. Good lawyers get a fair outcome, and you feel good about your outcome. Good lawyers are masters of selectively using leverage to help guide a dispute toward resolution. They ha…
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Facebook Posts Can Hurt Personal Injury Claims

Facebook posts, Instagram posts, and Twitter posts, etc., can do harm to you if you are involved with a personal injury case. Why?  Whatever you say or show about your injury and it affects can, and will, be used against you. The insurance company…
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Concussion symptoms are serious

Traumatic Brain Injury Effects Can Be Long-Lasting Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the head experiences a blow, jolt, or penetrating injury that disturbs and alters normal brain function. Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) may sometimes be r…
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Why do I need a lawyer?

Why Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer to Handle My Claim? You have suffered significant injuries as a result of a car accident, slip and fall, or workplace accident. Within days you receive phone calls from friendly insurance adjustors offering to h…
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What are "damages"?

In a personal injury case there are usually two types of damages; compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are divided into special and general damages. Special damages are financial losses and are also called economic damages…
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Understanding your rights

UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS* If you have been in an accident, or a family member has been injured or killed in a crash or some other incident, you have many important decisions to make. It is important for you to consider the following: 1. Make and kee…
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