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Category Archives: Personal Injury

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

June 1st, 2017 by

A personal injury lawyer, also known as a plaintiff lawyer or trial lawyer, is a civil litigator who provides legal representation to plaintiffs alleging a physical or psychological injury as a result of negligence or carelessness of another person or entity. A personal injury lawyer will help their clients receive compensation for their losses, including Read More »

How to Write a Personal Injury Demand Letter

May 4th, 2017 by

A personal injury demand letter initiates the negotiation process, and as the injured party, you must create the strongest possible arguments for your claim. The details you include will start at the point of impact to your last day of treatment. It helps the adjuster understand the loss you have experienced due to the insured’s Read More »

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

May 3rd, 2017 by

Once a personal injury claim is settled, you’ll be relieved to put the whole incident behind you. But before you forget the matter completely, you should be aware of any tax obligations related to your settlement amount. Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? In most cases, the answer is no! Personal injury settlements are usually not Read More »

How to Know When You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

May 2nd, 2017 by

If you’ve been hurt in a personal injury accident and have decided to file a claim against an individual or company, you may be wondering if you can handle the process without hiring a lawyer. While some people may choose to try and handle a case on their own, here’s how to know when you Read More »

Should You Settle your Personal Injury Case Pre-Trial?

April 27th, 2017 by

Being involved in a personal injury claim is stressful for both the plaintiff and the defendant. Settling the case out of court has many advantages for everyone involved. Consult an attorney if you want to consider bypassing court altogether. He or she will advise you on the pros and cons that are specific to your Read More »

Personal Injury Lawsuit Statistics; What are the Odds of Winning Your Case?

April 26th, 2017 by

According to numbers by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately six million car collisions occur annually in the U.S. – that’s one every ten seconds! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also estimates five million dog bites and 17,000 slip and fall accidents per year. If you have been the victim of personal Read More »

The 5 Most Common Types of Workplace Injuries and How to Avoid Them

April 25th, 2017 by

Any workplace can be dangerous, even if you are just going into a standard office environment every day. While injuries may differ depending on industry and atmosphere of the job, there are several common workplace injuries that occur across the board. Employers and employees should recognize the warning signs and dangers associated with each injury Read More »

Personal Injury: When to Sue?

March 23rd, 2017 by

Personal Injury: When to Sue? If you have been hurt in a personal injury accident, you may have lots of questions regarding your right to sue. Common personal injury cases include car accidents, medical malpractice events, slip and fall cases, defamation, dog bites, assault, battery, and other incidents that involve intentional harm. A legal claim Read More »

Advice on Hiring a Lawyer for Personal Injury

March 10th, 2017 by

Choosing the right attorney to handle your personal injury case may cause additional anxiety during a tense time. Lawyers make a significant difference on the outcome of your case because they are the ones who will negotiate to get you the best possible outcome. Here is some advice on hiring a lawyer for personal injury Read More »

Distracted Driving: Why Personal Injury Lawyers are Targeting Snapchat

March 7th, 2017 by

Distracted driving kills more than ten people, and causes more than 1,000 injuries on a daily basis. Teens are disproportionally affected, with more than 50% of teen crashes now thought to be caused by distracted driving. Texting has typically been the cause for distraction, but drivers using social media apps now cause more and more Read More »

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