Tips To Ready Yourself For Personal Injury Court
17 June 2020
Not all personal injury cases end up in front of a judge. In some cases, accident victims are able to negotiate with the at-fault driver's insurer and be paid a settlement rather than going to court. When that doesn't happen, it's best to be ready by following these tips.
Be Open and Honest
You and your personal injury lawyer share a unique relationship built on trust and honesty. The attorney-client privilege guarantees that you can say almost anything to your lawyer and they cannot breathe a word of it to anyone.
Motorcycle Wrecks And False Perceptions
10 February 2020
When an accident occurs, the question of fault is of primary concern. Often, you will find the drivers of both vehicles blaming the other for the wreck. Untangling this issue sometimes requires a great deal of investigation and evidence, and the assignment of fault can cause delays and confusion. Unfortunately, when a motorcycle is involved in the accident, it's all too easy to assume that they caused the wreck. This kind of false perception can be unfair when the rider is actually the victim of a careless vehicle driver.
An Overview of Keeping a Post-Accident Journal
6 February 2020
You should keep a post-accident journal if you are pursuing a personal injury claim. Below is a brief overview of such a journal.
Why a Journal Could Help
A post-accident journal can help you in various ways, but the following are some of the common reasons you need such a journal.
1. Recording Facts: Personal injury claims or lawsuits take time. Your memory will fade with time. Use your journal to record facts about the accident for ease of recollection or reference later.
Steps To Take Before Signing An Auto Accident Release Form
4 February 2020
If you have successfully negotiated an auto accident claim, the insurance company will want you to sign a release form before you can cash your settlement check. The release form is a legal document that absolves the defendant and their insurance company from further blame. It basically says that you won't sue the defendant for further damages. Below are a few things to do before signing the release form.
Ensure Full Compensation