Posts Tagged ‘lawyer 101’

When a Case Doesn’t Settle in Mediation, Here’s What’s Next

Share This!When it comes to choosing mediation to “argue” a Personal Injury related case, there are many solid reasons to go this route. The choice to use mediation (if it suits the particulars of the case) can speed up the legal process, provide a more concise handling of the case, and it’s known to be…

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Pain and Suffering Unfairly Costs Victims Financially As Much As Physically

Put the average American’s healthcare costs up against the victim of an accident: health insurance that can cover the cost of injuries sustained as a result of an accident can put the victim in financial ruin, even if they were at one time financially stable and able to afford their “healthy person” premium. The bottom line is that accidents are expensive, and it should not fall on the shoulders of the person injured by the negligence of another to foot the bill.

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Insurance Companies Are Not Your Friend, Here’s Why!

This writeup will provide our readers with the Top 5 reasons insurance companies are not friends, but “paper pushers” with the sole intention of denying compensation to those who deserve it. It’s for the reasons we’ll explore that it’s important to retain an experienced, Board Certified lawyer to represent your best interests after an accident.

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Necessity of a Board Certified Accident Lawyer, Our Top 5 List!

Share This!For Personal Injury lawyers, Board Certification is a mark of excellence in a professional career. Patients would never trust a doctor who lacks Board Certification with their care. The same should be said for legal representation. Victims should turn to Board Certified lawyers when it comes to who they trust with their livelihood post-accident.…

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Demonstrative Aids Are an Important Part of Successful Personal Injury Cases

When it comes to experience, many lawyers fall short in the area of knowing just how important Demonstrative Aids, also known as “visual proof” are throughout the legal process. During trial, Demonstrative Aids are invaluable in cases with invisible injuries such as TBI and concussions. When Personal Injury lawyers don’t feel they need to use visual proof to support their case, it means they may lack trial preparation experience and have not seen enough cases to (successful) verdict. This lack of attention to detail should be a red flag for a client to find another law firm.

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What’s Defined as “Personal Injury” and “Accident Law”?

The accidents, injuries, and illnesses that may occur as a result of negligent, careless, reckless, and occasionally actions with the intent to cause harm to another all come under the umbrella known as Personal Injury Law. Whether it’s a business owner or a healthcare professional, these careless, negligent, or reckless actions can result in a direct risk to public safety (and in the most severe instances, cause loss of life).

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Why a Personal Injury Law Firm’s Experience (and Success Rate) Matter!

Good vs great: lack of experience could be standing between you and substantial financial compensation for your injury: When you’re injured due to injury or accident caused by the negligent behavior of another, it’s an unsettling, scary, and emotionally taxing experience. What’s worse, being injured can keep you out of work and wreak havoc financially on you and your family.

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The Top 3 Reasons Accident Lawyers Take Cases to Trial

In this article we’ll explore why senior lawyers will choose to go to trial when mediation stalls or won’t provide just compensation for the client, rather than be given the runaround by the insurance company’s team of lawyers. We’ll provide a lawyer-backed presentation of the Top 3 Reasons cases to go to trial and then, in Part 2, the Top 3 Reasons they don’t (and don’t have to).

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Punitive Damages and the Importance in Personal Injury Cases

Expert witnesses and demonstrative aides are all part of an experienced lawyer’s “legal toolbox”; Board Certified lawyers keep their “toolbox” fully stocked and organized, even if they may not utilize every “tool” in every case. The rationale behind this is simple: a Board Certified lawyer knows that a well-prepared, carefully presented case is the only way to ensure their client is compensated for what may be a lifetime of pain and suffering caused by the negligent actions of another.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

There are downsides to going down a road that leads to trial. This is why it’s not always the first method of litigation utilized by top lawyers. Experienced lawyers have their client in mind, not getting into a courtroom when it’s unnecessary to do so. That’s when Mediation comes into play.

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