Are you thinking about hiring an attorney due to an accident or personal injury? Learn more about what to expect from the process.

Know Your Rights: Personal Injury and Medical Information

19 January 2017
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If you are the victim of another driver's carelessness, you may be planning to pursue a claim against them for damages. You have a right to compensation for your injuries, but first you need to be able to prove that you have injuries. In your efforts to prove your claim, you may need to access medical information that is normally considered confidential, and not commonly available even to the person receiving the treatment. Read More …

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t File a Personal-Injury Lawsuit

19 January 2017
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Personal-injury lawsuits are a common way to get what you deserve after an accident. Many people have had positive outcomes from a personal-injury lawsuit, and because of that, you may wonder whether it is worth your while to file a lawsuit against someone or an insurance company. Although there are many situations in which you should consider a lawsuit, there are some circumstances when a lawsuit would simply be a waste of time and could potentially cost you more money. Read More …

What Compensation Are You Entitled To?

17 January 2017
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After being injured on the job, don't just accept the first compensation offered--and certainly don't let anyone blame you. There are multiple compensation opportunities available after a workplace injury, and workers compensation is just the start. Here are a few things to consider as you weigh your legal options. Should Workers Compensation Be the First Response? Workers compensation is the first offer that should arrive in most workplace injury cases, and its benefits are not at all useless. Read More …

Steps To Take When Seeking Compensation For Injuries Your Child Sustained In A Car Accident

13 January 2017
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A car accident can be a traumatic event at any time when you're driving, but when your child is a passenger in the vehicle and is injured, it can be a  parent's worst nightmare. If it is found that the other driver is at fault for the car accident, his or her insurance company will be responsible for paying for your child's medical expenses and possibly for any pain and suffering. Read More …

Facebook Strikes Again: A Plaintiff’s Own Words Come Back with a Bite

12 January 2017
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If there's any caution that bears repeating to litigants (or anyone who thinks that they might ever become a litigant) it's, "Watch what you put on Facebook." The defense attorneys are going to comb through everything you've posted as far back as they need to to try to defend their client. There may be something in there that you've forgotten that could be lethal to your case. That's one of the unfortunate lessons a Pennsylvania woman learned when her recent medical malpractice lawsuit was thrown out of court. Read More …

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Important Questions Answered About Hiring Accident Attorneys

Hi, my name is Sarah Reynolds, and if you have questions about hiring an accident and personal injury attorney, you'll find the answers here. A few years ago, my husband was involved in an accident at work, and we decided to hire an attorney. Through this process, I learned so much about the legal system and why it's important to have an attorney on your side. The paperwork is overwhelming in itself, and it was hard for my husband and I to understand all the legal jargon. If you're thinking about hiring an attorney due to an accident or personal injury, you should first read my blog. I wanted others to learn this information beforehand, so they'll know what to expect when hiring an attorney and so they'll know the importance of legal representation.