After an auto accident, the insurance provider you are in contact with might seem very friendly. However, if you are not careful, you might find yourself receiving no compensation for your injuries or you may receive a low settlement after your case is delayed substantially. Why Insurance Providers are So Difficult In the past, the claims department only paid out claims based on the facts of the auto accident case. However, in more recent years, insurance providers have become publicly traded companies and are more focused on becoming more profitable.
20 August 2021
The vast majority of the time personal injury lawyers deal with defendants and insurers, they can expect the other side to bargain in good faith. What are your options, though, if it feels like the defendant isn't interested in much more than stringing the case out? Personal injury attorneys will usually tell their clients to follow these four tips. Don't Assume Bad Faith Even the legal world has its dumb moments, and you shouldn't assume the other party to a claim or suit isn't sincerely trying to deal with a problem.
17 June 2021
When a loved one passes away unexpectedly, it is natural to go through many stages of grief. These feelings are often complicated when the cause of their passing was completely preventable. Rash actions towards responsible parties may unknowingly affect the future outcome of a legal settlement. Knowing what to do or who to talk to for assistance can be confusing. It is hard to know the true intention of strangers who offer their services or want sensitive information.
14 September 2020
Driving in a defensive manner is one of the best ways to decrease the risk of getting into a collision with other vehicles. However, you don't necessarily have to actually be driving to end up involved in an accident. For example, your vehicle can be stopped at a street sign or light and get hit by another driver who isn't paying attention to the road. If you have injuries that occurred due to another driver colliding with your vehicle from behind when you were stopped at a street sign or light, taking steps towards winning a lawsuit is something that you mind find interesting.
13 November 2019
Being injured in a car accident is one thing, but being injured in a motorcycle accident is something entirely different. When you are injured in a motorcycle accident, you don't have the metal around you that you would in a car, which means that you are more likely to get severely injured and get road rash injuries. Because you can get severely injured, you want to make sure that you are covered in every way possible, but how?
30 August 2019
When you have been unconscious for several days after a car accident, it can be difficult to piece together just what happened to you. Pursuing a lawsuit can be even more difficult when you cannot remember much of the accident yourself. If you hire a car accident attorney, he or she can help find the pieces to put together to tell the story of your accident and get your compensation. Here is how he or she might go about that.
5 July 2019
The crosswalk is meant to be a place where you can safely cross the road without worrying that a driver will slam into you. You should be able to trust the "walk" and "do not walk" signals to guide you across to safety. So when you are hit by a car when crossing in the cross-walk, it's normal to feel like you were misled and wronged. Here is a look at what your rights are in this situation, and how you might go about ensuring that the driver who hit you is held liable for what they did.
6 May 2019