In personal injury claims, many drivers and passengers are unaware of factors that can increase their personal liability, and reduce the legal liability of the insurer. The assumption that many consumers share is that injury will be compensated at a rate that is proportionate to pain, suffering and the cost of medical expenses and therapies.
There is an ethical code of conduct that applies to all attorneys. Every state has their own code of conduct and although there may be slight differences in the specifics of the code for each state, they all hold attorneys to a high standard of honesty and integrity. These laws are in place to protect clients and attorneys… Read More »
Personal injury accidents can be life changing. After dealing with the physical and emotional aspects of your injury, you still have a long road ahead when it comes to settling your claim. Whether it has resolved in settlement or receiving judgment from a trial, you may have to wait a period of time before receiving your benefits. While… Read More »
So you’ve been injured in an accident caused by another party and are expecting adequate compensation, enough to cover all of the resulting damages, including medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, etc. This is why insurance companies exist, to cover people like you in case of an incident, right?
As part of the Autumn statement last year, Chancellor George Osborne made the announcement that major changes affecting whiplash personal injury claims were to be implemented by the government. The impetus behind the proposed changes is to tackle what is believed to be a ‘compensation culture’ sweeping the UK. The changes are largely backed by the insurance industry.… Read More »
In order to successfully negotiate a full and fair settlement, you need to learn the process and terminology associated with personal injury claims. Otherwise, the insurance adjuster may use their expertise to intimidate or frustrate you into accepting a settlement much lower than your claim is worth. We’ve covered the basics below so you can empower yourself with… Read More »
It is one thing to take responsibility for your own actions going wrong, but enduring anguish because of someone else’s recklessness is another ball game altogether. If you have been injured as a result of another person’s negligence, you have the legal right to receive compensation for your pain and losses. As a victim, you may want to… Read More »
As you probably know, there is an infinite number of ways to become injured. Your injuries could be your own fault, or maybe something accidental and unforeseen. But perhaps you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. For example, maybe you sustained injuries in a car accident caused by another driver. Or you may have had… Read More »