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What Effect Can A Claimant’s Pre-Existing Condition Have On A Personal Injury Claim?

The lawyers employed by an insurance company search for evidence of any factor that could help to weaken a claimant’s case. Sometimes, those same lawyers find that their search leads them to a piece of information in the claimant’s medical history.

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Motor Vehicle Accident

Learn About Interrogatories For A Dog Bite Case

If a dog has bitten you, and you have chosen to sue the dog’s owner, then you should expect to find that you must take part in any planned interrogatories. During those interrogatories, each party will send a series of questions to the other party.

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Personal Injury Faq's

How Does A Lawyer Decide On The Fair Compensation For A Given Case?

Some plaintiffs hope to benefit from a windfall, at the close of a court trial. Understand that a fair compensation does not come close to equaling a windfall. In order to determine what is fair, an attorney asks this question: How much money could be spent to settle this case?

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Motor Vehicle Accident

What You Should Know Before Negotiating With Insurance Company?

A claimant that has never before been injured in a car accident might feel nervous about speaking with an insurance adjuster. Fortunately, the ability to go online and learn about the adjuster’s role provides any claimant with a most useful tool.

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Personal Injury Faq's

What Are The Obligations of A Plaintiff In A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

It seems obvious that a personal injury seeks to place an obligation on the defendant. The claimant wants the defendant to deliver a compensation package. Yet, if the claimant decides to file a lawsuit, then the plaintiff gets handed certain obligations.

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Addressing The Possible Consequences of A Soft Tissue Injury

A personal injury lawyer faces a real challenge, if that lawyer’s client has sustained a soft tissue injury. Insurance companies make it hard for someone that has suffered such an injury to obtain a fair compensation.

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Slip and Fall Accidents

Who Is Eligible To File A Personal Injury Claim?

Were you injured in an accident for no fault of yours? If you consult with a personal injury lawyer will tell you that anyone who has been involved in a personal injury accident can file a claim. However, there are some (rare) exceptions.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Lawsuits

If your loved one has been killed in a personal injury accident, you will want to file a wrongful death lawsuit. However, you need to read this article to find answers to frequently asked questions about wrongful death lawsuits. You can then discuss this information with your personal injury lawyer while you are crafting the lawsuit.

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Motor Vehicle Accident

Comparative And Contributory Negligence Defense In A Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuit

Determining liability in a motor vehicle accident is often a challenging process. Most cases of this nature are based on the theory of negligence and proving which party is at fault for the accident and a person’s injuries. However, the compensation you receive for damages could be limited if your negligence was a factor in the accident. This falls under the shared fault rules of “comparative” and “contributory” negligence.

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Personal Injury Faq's

When Does A Driver Need To Report An Accident?

Sometimes, when 2 drivers see the results of a fender bender, one driver suggests not notifying the insurance company. Is that good advice? What about contacting the police?