Resolving medical liens is one of the most technical and complicated steps in recovering compensation for a personal injury. For those unaccustomed to identifying and reducing potential liens, they often find themselves in for a rude awakening when their injury recovery is either severely reduced or in some cases totally lost. Use of a skilled personal injury attorney can protect a claimant from invalid lien claims and help in negotiating a reduction of valid liens that oft
Car accident settlement procedure might vary considerably, depending on the situation and parties involved, but most have some common features. The process starts when you file a claim with the insurer. An insurance claims adjuster investigates the incident and reviews the evidence submitted with your claim. In many situations this is followed by the insurance company making a settlement offer.
If the offer does not cover your damages you can submit a counteroffer, along wi
Four elements must be established in a personal injury claim in order to recover damages from the defendant, or the party against whom the lawsuit has been filed. Duty of care The first element that you, the plaintiff, would need to establish would be whether there was a relationship between you and the defendant, and the defendant owed you a duty of care based on this relationship. In many cases, a duty of care is implied. For example, a driver has a duty of care to all othe
Dram shop and social host liability cases are civil claims, which means that the liability of the defendant -- that's the business or individual who provided alcohol to the person who caused the accident -- is expressed solely in terms of money damages, which is money paid to compensate the injured person for losses like hospital and medical bills, lost wages and benefits, property damage, and pain and suffering. (Learn more: Damages in a Personal Injury Case.) Like other in
When a personal injury claimant has no medical bills (and no records of medical treatment) in connection with the accident, they're in for an uphill battle when it comes to getting more than a minuscule settlement. Read More Here #DavidSavageLaw #PersonalInjury #settlements
A personal injury attorney specializes in bringing lawsuits against negligent businesses or individuals on the behalf of an injured party to seek damages. The plaintiff possesses the burden of proof within personal injury cases. Given this, it’s important to find an attorney with a proven track record in obtaining settlements or winning jury trials. Many personal injury cases can involve an insurance company; it therefore behooves a personal injury attorney to be well-versed