Settling a Personal Injury Lawsuit after a Car Accident

Knowing When to Hold’em Anyone who is involved in a car accident knows how difficult it can be to pursue the at-fault driver for damages in the court system. What many people may not realize until it is too late is that with most car accidents, the driver who caused the accident will not necessarily need to obtain a lawyer. …

My Car Is Totaled- Will Insurance Pay?

No one wants to see their car totaled. First, let’s fully clarify what it means if your car is “totaled”: After an accident, if the cost of repairs exceed 70% of the value of the car, insurance companies would deem it a total loss. For example, if the car is worth $20,000 today, and the total cost of repairs tallied …

Paying for Medical Treatment After a Car Accident

A car accident need not wipe you out financially. One of the biggest fears of our clients upon a car accident is getting bombarded by four- to six-figure medical bills. Fear of paying for medical treatment after a car accident can be paralyzing. To help you sleep easier at night, we explain that your medical expenses after a car accident should …

Car Accident Settlement – How the Process Works

When you are injured in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, you are entitled to seek car accident settlement compensation for your damages through a personal injury claim. This compensation can cover your medical bill expenses, wages you were unable to earn due to being out of work during your recovery, lost opportunities, a loss of consortium claim …

A Fatal Car Accident’s Settlement Value

A loss of a loved one in a fatal car accident is devastating. That’s why you need a serious injury lawyer. There is no other way to describe it. Evaluating moving forward with a claim for the loss of your loved one after a fatal car accident is a huge undertaking. Here is our guide to fatal car accidents. The …

Steps to Get Compensated Fairly After a Car Accident

Dealing with the aftermath of an auto accident can be very complicated and frustrating. It can feel like your life had suddenly been turned upside down. Fortunately, there are concrete steps you can take not only to protect yourself legally and financially but also to get compensated fairly while you recover physically and mentally from your accident. Here are some things …

Auto Accident Compensation

Settling a Personal Injury Lawsuit after a Car Accident Knowing When to Hold’em Anyone who is involved in a car accident knows how difficult it can be to pursue the at-fault driver for damages in the court system. What … My Car Is Totaled- Will Insurance Pay? No one wants to see their car totaled. First, let’s fully clarify what …

Take Action in Seeking Compensation

You have been through an accident that has had a major effect on many aspects of your life and your daily routine. You have likely made calls to your neighbors, friends, colleagues, and others you know who have been through an accident in order to seek advice on what the next step is for a personal injury. You may have …

Recovering Damages in a Criminal Court

Anyone who get injuries by another person’s wrongdoing probably knows that they have the ability to file a civil claim for recovering damages in court against the person who harmed them. What often happens, however, is that once they decide to seek legal help, they soon realize that the legal process can take a very long time. As a wise …

What Is Your Personal Damages Case Really Worth?

In a personal injury case, monetary damages end up being a major focus, especially when media are involved. Assessing what your personal damages case is worth is a key component and helps victims gain closure so they can move forward with their lives. Personal Damages Case: 3 Things You Need to Know First, courts determine damages based on a wide …

Calculating Damages in Personal Injury Cases

The ultimate goal of personal injury lawsuits is to hold people responsible for their carelessness when it injures someone else. A key part of holding people responsible is ensuring that they compensate the injured party for harm that they suffered. In legal circles, that compensation is referred to as damages, and calculating damages is one of the most important pieces …

3 Key Factors that Determine How Much You’ll Receive in Damages

Because there are so many factors contributing to a judge’s decision—and because parties sometimes settle out of court—it’s tough to predict how much you’ll receive in damages if you win a lawsuit. However, there are common themes that run through many personal injury cases and some things will almost certainly affect the amount of money you receive in damages. The …

Involved in a DUI Accident? You May Have a Brain Injury

There are many problems that can come from being the victim of a drunk driver, but a DUI accident is not just about damage that can be easily seen. There are other issues, such as a brain injury, that can be harder to detect. But these are just as serious–if not more so–than the obvious physical injuries. March is brain …

Damages from a DUI Accident: Restitution

Being involved in a car accident caused by the reckless actions of a drunk driver is a life-altering event that no amount of money can repair. Much of the property damage done, however, can be very expensive to fix, as can medical bills for any injuries incurred. When a drunk driver is caught and proceeds through the court system, there …

Punitive Damages for Victims of DUI Accidents

Punitive damages (also called exemplary damages) are damages intended to “punish” someone who is guilty of a tort. They also serve to warn others not to engage in the same conduct. These damages are fairly rare and are awarded in only about 5% of all trials nationwide. Punitive damages are different from compensatory damages. As the name suggests, it compensates …

Calculating the Damage: Recovery for Victims of DUIs

Although sometimes perceived as such, monetary awards from personal injury claims as a result of a car accident are not like winning the lottery. Nobody daydreams about receiving money because they or a loved one was injured in a car accident. The harsh reality is that any time a large jury award or settlement recovery for victims is made public, …