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Should I File a Personal Injury Claim?
If you’ve suffered a serious injury because of someone else’s carelessness, this may not be that tough of a question to answer, especially if it’s pretty clear that the other party was at fault. But many situations are not so cut-and-dried. If you’re weighing whether or not to pursue an injury ... READ MORE

Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Arbitration?
Arbitration is a unique (and some might say plaintiff-unfriendly) process, so it's important to understand what to expect. ... READ MORE

Will My Criminal Record Hurt My Personal Injury Case?
While a criminal record isn't going to help your personal injury case, it doesn't necessarily spell doom either. ... READ MORE

Do I Have to Disclose My Mental Illness in My Personal Injury Case?
If your mental health is relevant to your injury claim (and it almost always is), any mental illness is probably going to be in play. ... READ MORE

If I Haven't Filed Taxes in Years, Will That Hurt My Personal Injury Case?
Your taxpaying/filing history (or lack thereof) might hurt your personal injury case, depending on what types of damages you are claiming. ... READ MORE

What If the Doctor Says I'm Not Injured All That Badly, But I Still Feel Pain?
Your personal injury claim is at something of an impasse if you and your doctor aren't in agreement concerning the nature and extent of your injuries. So what can you do? ... READ MORE

Personal Injury Insurance Claims Versus Personal Injury Lawsuits
Very few personal injury claims go to trial -- less than 5% by some estimates. So what happens to the other personal injury cases? The vast majority reach some form of settlement before trial -- sometimes before a lawsuit is even filed -- but some are essentially over before they really get started. ... READ MORE

Who Can File a Personal Injury Claim?
Almost all personal injury claims are filed by the person who was injured in the underlying accident or incident. In the context of some common injury scenarios, that means the person who files the claim is: the person who was driving the car that was rear-ended, or the person who slipped and ... READ MORE

What Is a Personal Injury Claim?
When you have suffered an injury or some other loss for which another person (or a business or a government body) may be legally responsible, you may have a viable personal injury claim. That means you may be able to hold the at-fault party financially responsible for things like the cost of your medical ... READ MORE

Personal Injury Claim Do's and Don'ts
Do Get Witness Information. To the extent you are able, locate any potential witnesses to your accident. If the witnesses are cooperative, get their names and contact information (email address, phone number). Take careful note of what account others give of what happened. Pay particular attention to ... READ MORE

 

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You should retain counsel immediatly, and refrain from speaking with an adjuster   Steve   licensed in Texas and Florida

Unfortunately, this falls into the assumption of risk category along with self inflicted/comparative negligence issues. Absent some catastrophic injury, like blindness or substantial surgical interven ...Read more

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Halloween Party: Social Host Liability WA State

Halloween parties are a popular way to celebrate the holiday; it’s an excuse to dress up and get together with friends. Hosts decide how to decorate their home, what food and beverages to serve ... Read more

Premises Liability: Decorate Yard for Halloween

Halloween decorations are a great part of the fun of celebrating the holiday. Kids and adults alike delight in the houses that put in the effort to transform their yards into a spooky graveyard or hau ... Read more

Breaking Down the Steps of a Personal Injury Trial

While 95 percent of U.S. personal injury cases are settled in the pre-trial phase, for those with a case that will move to trial it is good to understand how a personal injury trial works. Personal in ... Read more

What is the Purpose of a Personal Injury Trial?

When a person is seriously injured through no fault of their own, they do not suddenly become experts in personal injury cases. Their personal injury lawyer handles the phases of a personal injury cla ... Read more

Can You Sue for a Dog Bite in California?

Across the country, there are basically two approaches to dog bite cases. The first is a dog-friendly negligence standard, which states that unless an owner knew or should have known that the dog was ... Read more

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