June 17, 2019
For most Americans, missing a paycheck would be enough to cause us to fall behind on essential bills. Even for those who have the savings to keep the lights on, a serious injury could put your financial future in jeopardy. Emergency care, surgeries, rehabilitation, and lost income can add up to a...
May 23, 2019
Chances are you've never had to file a personal injury claim before, so you might be envisioning a contentious courtroom battle. The thought of going to trial can seem overwhelming when you're recovering from serious injuries, but the truth is that the vast majority of personal injury cases are resolved out of court.
May 7, 2019
If you were injured because of another party's negligence or intentional misconduct, you may be entitled to compensation for medical costs, lost income, and other damages. In order to recover a financial award, though, you'll have to prove the value of damages you have incurred to the satisfaction of a fact-finder.
April 25, 2019
There are all sorts of reasons why injury victims might put off their initial consultation with a personal injury attorney. Unfortunately, this often turns out to be a costly mistake.
April 12, 2019
If you were injured through no fault of your own, you should not be forced to bear the cost and expense of your medical bills, lost income, and other out-of-pocket damages not to mention the inconvenience, stress, pain, and disruption of life you experience.
March 21, 2019
Not all injuries require emergency medical attention, but if you plan to file a personal injury claim, it's important that you visit a physician right away. Putting off a medical evaluation could allow your injuries to progress, which might lead to higher healthcare costs and a less favorable prognosis.
February 19, 2019
If you have been seriously injured in a sudden accident, notifying your friends and family is probably one of your top priorities. Your loved ones will want to know what happened and whether you're OK, and you might need their support and encouragement to get through the pain and trauma of your injury. However, insurance adjusters often review the social media accounts of claimants (and their friends and family) to find reasons to dispute liability or the severity of injuries.
February 23, 2018
If you've been in a car accident that wasn't your fault, you're likely wondering what the next steps are. First, review our 10 things to do after a car accident, as well as a list of Do's and Don'ts after an Accident. Then, you'll need to make a decision – do you hire a lawyer?