A hit and run driver represent an example of extreme negligence. He or she has failed to heed the normal precautions, those that let other drivers feel safer. At the same time, how or she has ignored the needs of the person that was harmed by the same driver’s negligence. Read More
Category: Personal Injury Law
Ways That Insurance Companies Try To Catch Accident Victims When Off-Guard
Insurers check to see if a new claimant has hired an attorney. If that check shows that the same claimant has not retained a lawyer, then the adjuster that has received the filed case becomes aware of that particular fact. Hence, the same adjuster could try to pose misleading questions, when speaking with the man or woman that has failed to secure legal representation. Read More
Typical Errs Made During Pursuit of Personal Injury Claim
Accident victims have been known to commit one or more of errs listed below. Those that commit such a mistake tend to reduce the value of their personal injury claim. Read More
What Every Claimant Should Know About Negotiating A Settlement
A smart claimant should have in mind the minimum acceptable figure that could be offered by the opposing party, in order to pave the way for an agreement to settle. This is not a figure that should be shared with that same party, or a representative for that specific party. Read More
How Can Witnesses Help With Your Personal Injury Claim?
Accidents happen and if you have been in an accident and are looking to seek damages, you need assistance. If you are filing a personal injury claim or case there can be no denying that using a good witness will dramatically increase your chances of winning the case. Witnesses can corroborate your statements and can even provide new evidence that you may have missed. A person doesn’t need to be an eyewitness to confirm the validity of your injuries – remember that. Read More
What Is The Typical Size of A Settlement In A Personal Injury Case?
Many different factors influence the size of the settlement in a personal injury case. The strength of the case, the claimant’s choice for his or her lowest acceptable offer, and the presence of absence of a lawyer, all play a part in deciding the size of the agreed-upon settlement. Read More
Time Required For Completion of Negotiation Process
Negotiations between the 2 disputing parties in a personal injury claim start with presentation of the opening bid from the defendant’s insurance company. Normally, the company’s adjuster comes forward with that initial bid, following receipt of the claimant’s demand letter. Read More
How Do You Negotiate A Personal Injury Settlement?
Personal injury cases and buying things in a flea market have one key thing in common. Negotiating and bargaining is common and expected. Expect to see a lot of negotiation occur in personal injury cases even when all parameters are clear. Personal injury lawyers have seen this all too often. Read More
How Long-Term Injuries Affect Your Claim Value
Your personal injury lawyer will tell you that you’ll get a higher settlement if you can prove that the personal injury that you sustained resulted in a permanent or residual injury. The reason for this is because residual injuries, even small ones, can cause you severe physical hardship many years down the line. There are many common residual injuries that you can sustain in a personal injury accident – Read More
Tips For Talking With Adjuster In Other Party’s Insurance Company
If you have submitted a personal injury claim, then you should expect to get a call from the adjuster at the other party’s insurance company. When you take that same call, limit the number of words that in your conversation. Be polite, and use common sense. Read More