If you are in an accident with injuries major enough to require an ambulance or a trip to an ER, an accident serious enough for your car to sustain a major or total loss, then you will be at a disadvantage when attempting to negotiate directly with the insurance company. Your impulse might be to […]
After a major car accident, you will have to deal with insurance companies. You’ll usually be relying on them to pay your medical expenses, as well as in many cases your property damage and your lost wages.
Yet dealing with insurance companies is never easy and it’s never straightforward.
Back injuries from car accidents can be life-altering. They can bring years of chronic pain, impede your ability to work, and can lead to additional complications.
They should be taken seriously and handled with the utmost care.
Here’s everything you need to know if you got a back injury in a car accident, from average settlements to what you should do next.
The COVID-19 virus has caused a global pandemic of the likes we have not seen for over 100 years. It will likely be one of the most significant events in our lifetime. This blog post will explore some of the legal issues raised by the responses and failures to respond to sickness and death caused by the disease.
The deaths of George Floyd and Jacob Blake are just the tip of the iceberg. Cell phone video taken by innocent bystanders has opened our eyes to police brutality. It has opened our eyes to the pervasiveness of racism. It has exposed for the world to see, that in America, Black people continue to be treated very differently from white people. In this post, we will cover some of the most important questions concerning cases of police brutality.
In this blog post, we talk about motorcycle accident law. Once understood, we will be able to appreciate why it is often wrong to blame the motorcyclist when they are involved in an injury accident and how even when the motorcyclist is partly to blame, the payouts can be substantial.
Ever wonder what the consequences are if you or a loved one are in a car accident while driving for work? You may also wonder what your employer’s liability is for a car accident in a company vehicle. Or perhaps you would like to know who is responsible for an accident in your personal car that happens on company time? This post will answer these and other questions about whether a car accident at work can result in an employer being responsible to pay for the damages.
You might be wondering what health insurance has to do with the personal injury cases I see every day. A portion of the settlement that you receive may be owed to your own health insurance carrier when you receive payment from the party that caused the accident. You may also personally take home a smaller proportion of the settlement if the other party advances medical payments. You may also wind up with more money in your pocket when you do not submit your medical bills to your own health insurance or if you did not have health insurance. To understand how all this can happen, let’s first discuss how health insurance actually works.
The outcome of every car accident personal injury case is dependent upon auto insurance
The amount of insurance you carry and the amount of insurance the at-fault party carries affects everything from the damages to your vehicle, payment of medical expenses, reimbursement of lost wages, and payment for your pain and suffering.
If there is not enough insurance, you risk not being fully compensated for your losses.
It’s not uncommon for victims of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes and even slips and falls to receive a brain injury, whether it’s a mild concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI).
In addition to other physical injuries you may have sustained, with a brain injury, it can become difficult to concentrate and manage other medical situations that arise from your accident. You may find it challenging to either continue or get back to your regular daily routine.
With these kinds of challenges, it’s important to have a personal injury lawyer who knows how to navigate both the healing and legal process to get you the best result possible in your case.