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Finding a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you’re facing a particularly serious or complicated injury claim, you’ll probably need a personal injury lawyer’s advice. You shouldn’t turn to just any lawyer for help; look for someone who has experience representing injured folks (called “plaintiffs”) in personal injury claims — and whom you feel that you can trust. Finding Experienced Lawyers There […]

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Personal Injury Claims: When You Need a Lawyer

Sometimes, the skills of an experienced personal injury lawyer — or at least the threat to an insurance company that such a lawyer may present — are worth the money you must pay that lawyer to represent you. You may need a lawyer because of complex legal rules involved in your particular claim, or because […]

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How Do Insurers Value an Injury Claim?

Figuring out how much your accident injuries are worth is a critical aspect of any personal injury claim, and it’s the part of a claim that is most difficult to determine; the amount varies depending on your very particular circumstances. Here is an overview of how insurance companies determine the value of a claim. What […]

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Personal Injury Claims: Notifying Responsible Parties

If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s important to notify anyone who may be responsible. You don’t have to know who was at fault; you must simply think about who might have been at fault. Moreover, in the beginning you don’t have to give the people involved, or their insurance companies, any detailed information […]

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Proving a Defective Product Liability Claim

If you have been injured or suffered other damages because of a product you used, you may have a defective product liability claim. In evaluating whether you have a valid defective product liability claim and preparing your case, it is helpful to be familiar with what the law requires you to prove in order to […]

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Negligence, The ‘Duty of Care,’ and Fault for an Accident

There is no limit to the kinds of accidents — some pretty strange and many beyond one’s capacity to invent — that cause people injuries. From vehicle accidents to slip and fall mishaps, regardless of the particular facts, in deciding who is legally responsible the law looks basically at one commonsense question: Did the person […]

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Proving Fault in Personal Injury Accidents: General Rules

Determining legal responsibility for an accident (often called “liability”) can be complicated, but often rests on whether someone was careless or “negligent.” It’s easy enough to say that the person or business that caused an accident must pay for your injuries. But before you get to that point, you must determine who was legally at […]

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