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What if a personal injury lawyer won't take my case?
It is disappointing, to say the least, when you believe you have a legitimate personal injury claim, but a lawyer rejects your case. But you still have options. ... READ MORE

Costs Versus Fees in a Personal Injury Case
Costs and fees may mean the same thing to you, but in lawyer parlance, they're different. Make sure you understand the financial side of your case before you sign a fee agreement. ... READ MORE

What are the Pros and Cons of Representing Myself in a Personal Injury Case?
A personal injury claimant always has the option of handling their claim without a lawyer's help, but that doesn't mean self-representation is always a good idea. ... READ MORE

Should I Hire a Solo Practitioner as My Personal Injury Lawyer?
A large personal injury law firm can typically offer things that a smaller operation can't, but the same can be said of a solo practitioner, especially in terms of personal attention. ... READ MORE

What Does It Mean When a Personal Injury Lawyer Works on "Contingency Fee"?
If you’ve researched lawyers to potentially represent you after an accident or injury (or if you’ve just watched cable television in the wee hours), you’ve probably seen personal injury firms use advertising language along the lines of “If you don’t win, you don’t pay.” This is shorthand ... READ MORE

Personal Injury Claims in California: Do You Need a Lawyer? How Much Does It Cost? Do You Need a Lawyer? How Much Does It Cost?
When you’ve been injured in an accident or any other incident where someone else was to blame, you might be considering filing a personal injury claim for your medical bills and other losses. And you probably want to know whether you need a lawyer’s help and how much it would cost. We surveyed our ... READ MORE

Will the insurance company pay for my personal injury lawyer?
This question usually comes up after a car accident, or when a slip and fall accident or dog bite is covered by a homeowners' insurance policy. If You Were Injured If you were the one who was injured, and you are making a "first party" claim under your own insurance policy -- after a car accident, ... READ MORE

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Charge?
Personal injury lawyers received an average of 32% of their clients' settlement or court award.From a car crash to a slip-and-fall, if you’re thinking about filing a personal injury claim after any kind of accident, it’s very likely that you’re also thinking about hiring a lawyer to help with your ... READ MORE

What are My Options If My Personal Injury Lawyer Didn't Do a Good Job?
If you're not happy with how your lawyer is handling your personal injury case, your options depend on what stage your case is in when you come to this conclusion. ... READ MORE

What If My Personal Injury Lawyer Won't Take My Suggestions?
Your personal injury lawyer is handling your case, but you've got ideas and thoughts of your own when it comes to the best way to proceed. How do you and your lawyer move forward to ensure the best outcome? ... READ MORE


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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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