If you’re in a car accident, it’s important to understand how the insurance companies will handle the situation. This is especially true if you don’t have collision coverage on your policy. Collision coverage can help pay for repairs after an accident, but if you don’t have it then your own personal auto insurance may be required to cover costs related to accidents such as medical bills and lost wages. Learn more about what happens when one driver hits another in this post!
Amusement parks are fun, but they can also be dangerous. People who visit amusement parks often assume that their personal injuries will not occur unless there is negligence on the part of the park or its employees. This assumption is not always correct: amusement park accidents may be caused by negligence or other avoidable causes, and you may be able to hold them accountable for your injuries. (more…)
If you are the owner or operator of a business, you may get requests from the insurance adjuster to provide medical records, exams and other information. There are many reasons why an insurance adjuster may request these records, so let’s take a look at each of them and learn how best to respond to them. (more…)
The plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit is usually required to appear at a pre-trial deposition. Plaintiffs that have prepared ahead of time should not find it terribly difficult to answer the typical questions. (more…)
Two factors determine a settlement’s size: The extent and nature of the victim’s injuries and the stated limits on the defendant’s insurance policy. The injuries play a small part in determining the settlement’s size; the policy limits play a much larger part in that determination. (more…)
A credible witness can help members of the jury to form a comparison between two views of the injury-causing accident. The plaintiff has offered one view, and the defendant has introduced a decidedly different one. (more…)
Sometimes, an accident victim that has submitted a personal injury claim will agree to the proposed settlement terms, in order to avoid the need for taking part in the following courtroom procedures. (more…)
If you have been a victim of a personal injury such as a vehicle accident, there may be a few options for you get the compensation you deserve. You can file a claim against the other driver who is responsible for the accident depending on a few factors. In some cases, you can file a claim against your own insurance company. An attorney in Chatham can do a lot to help you get through the legal walls in order to get the compensation you need and deserve. If you have been injured, your attorney will go to work for you and make sure that everything goes the way that it should for you. (more…)