It is very important for you to make sure that you are well aware of what you need to do in the event of an automobile accident, especially when you are the victim in the situation. To make sure that you are not setting yourself up for an uphill battle should you decide to take legal action with the help of an auto accident lawyer, you will want to make use of the following advice. [Read More]
When Should An Injury Claim Escalate Into A Lawsuit?
When a client talks with a personal injury lawyer about the way a case is likely to unfold, one of the concerns they're likely to have is regarding the chances it becomes a lawsuit. While settling without legal action is the ideal scenario and the most likely one, the reality is that a small percentage of cases do end up in litigation. It's worth looking at the four ways a claim might have to be escalated into a lawsuit. [Read More]
Dealing With Injuries Caused By Pedestrian Accidents
Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents can be extremely serious. Many of the consequences of such accidents can be devastating, especially when drivers do not exercise care when they are on the road. If you are the victim of a pedestrian accident, you might consider a personal injury case against the individual or organization responsible for your injuries. What Causes Pedestrian Accidents? Pedestrian accidents can be caused by many factors, including confusing crosswalks, distracted drivers, drunk drivers, failure to yield, and confusing intersections. [Read More]
Know Why An Injury Lawyer May Decline To Take On Your Case
What makes injury lawyers very unique is that they work on a contingency basis. This means that you only pay the lawyer if you win your case, and they take a percentage of your compensation as a result. However, injury lawyers do not take on every case that is presented to them. They must agree to take on your case first. Here are some reasons why they may decline to take on your case. [Read More]