Two Ways You Can Sabotage Your Personal Injury Settlement Award

There's a popular saying that states people are often their own worst enemies. When it comes to personal injury lawsuits, it's not unusual for plaintiffs to say or do something that tanks an otherwise slam-dunk case. Here are two ways you can inadvertently sabotage your potential settlement or court award and how to avoid them. Failure to Mitigate Damages Although someone else's actions may have caused you to be injured in some way, the law requires you to take steps to mitigate your damages. [Read More]

A Guide To Understanding How Attorney Fees Work

If you are considering pursuing a personal injury case, and need to hire a lawyer, it is vital that you understand exactly what costs you will be expected to pay and when you will be expected to pay them. Here is a quick guide to how attorney's fees generally works. Use this guide as a basis for discussing your legal expenses with your potential attorney.  The Difference Between Fees and Costs [Read More]

Questions You May Have About Hiring A Workers Compensation Lawyer

Have you been injured at work, through no fault of your own? Are you having trouble getting your rightful payments for your injury? When you've been hurt, it can be difficult to deal with insurance companies. They may keep demanding more and more paperwork, proof that you thought you already gave to them, in an effort to avoid paying you. Under these circumstances, the best thing you can do is to hire a workers compensation lawyer to help you get the money you deserve. [Read More]

Have A Pre-Existing Condition? Don't Let It Stop You From Filing A Personal Injury Claim

Many people who get injured in accidents already have some sort of preexisting condition, like arthritis or old back injuries. That doesn't automatically spell death for your personal injury claim. Learn more about how to handle the situation. Go over the situation with your attorney. Make it a point to discuss the issue with your attorney early on. You want to make a full disclosure to your attorney about any prior medical problems or degenerative conditions that you have because the defense attorney will eventually uncover it. [Read More]