Monthly Archives: July 2017

How do I benefit by choosing a lawyer who specializes in personal injury claims?

You were in an accident, and are seeking representation. There are two lawyers before you – one who specializes in personal injury and another who does not. Which do you choose? Allow us to brief you on the importance of hiring a specialized lawyer to represent you in your case. There are many things that need to happen in a short time frame after an accident, hence the importance of hiring a lawyer that is familiar with time limits and legal regulations. Furthermore, hiring a specialized lawyer will ensure a more specific investigation, promising you better compensation for your losses. [...]

Do I need to answer to the Defendant’s insurance company?

Have you recently been involved in a motor vehicle accident? If so, you are probably aware of the actions a third party will take in order to insure you are not going to open up a claim against them. In other words, an insurance representative will often contact you in order to offer you a monetary settlement, in hopes of avoiding further action. There is, however, a catch to this. Did you know that in such a situation, you have absolutely no obligation to speak to the insurance representative? There are two reasons motivating the insurance company to reach out [...]

How is causation determined in a case?

In order to hold a valid case, an individual filing a personal injury claim against another individual must not be at fault. With that being said, personal injury lawyers use what they call causation in order to determine who was negligent in the situation being - causation is the chain of events leading up to a certain consequence, in often cases damages or injuries. For example, if someone with faulty brakes hits the vehicle in front of them, the causation would be the negligence of the driver in deciding not to fix his brakes, whereas the damages would be the [...]

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