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How to Find the Best Personal Injury Lawyer Near Me

Nobody calls a personal injury lawyer when everything is fine. You only call one because you or somebody you love has been hurt. Trying to find the best personal injury attorney for your case can be confusing. Googling “personal injury lawyer near me” will result in the names and contact info of lawyers and law firms in your area. Although that might be a good...
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3 Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

What are the most common types of personal injury cases? As a personal injury lawyer, this is a question my paralegal and I get asked regularly.  We have defined the three most common personal injury cases and provided tips should you find yourself involved in any of these situations. Car accidents are the most common type of personal injury case. However, I avoid calling automotive...
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Should I File a Lawsuit?

Like most areas of the law, the answer to the question “Should I file a lawsuit?” is not black and white but various shades of grey.  If you believe you have suffered a loss and another party is responsible, a person has the option of filing a matter in small claims court without the assistance of an attorney.  However, small claims court cases are limited...
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Why Is My Lawyer Taking So Long to Settle My Case?

Sometimes, the law grinds along at a snail’s pace.  Personal injury victims who have medical bills, lost wages, and property damage can get extremely frustrated when the process of settling a case takes several months. In some cases, it can even take years. It is hardly a surprise that one question our clients often ask of our lawyers and paralegals is, “why is my lawyer...
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Top 5 Personal Injury Lawsuit Myths

There are a lot of myths floating around out there about personal injury lawsuits. These misconceptions can make the process of being injured even more frustrating. Our team has debunked some of the more common myths we see. Take a look: Reality: The property owner is only liable if the owner knew (or should have known) about an unsafe condition, or breached a duty in...
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Why Should I Hire an Attorney?

After being in an accident, you may be asking yourself, “why should I hire an attorney?” It’s a valid question with a straightforward answer.  It’s in your best interest because you’re not an attorney. The opposing side is an insurance company filled with attorneys that are trained to protect their client. We know what you’re thinking: “I can do it myself.” Hey, we respect the...
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How Coronavirus May Impact Your Litigation

There is little doubt that the coronavirus has permeated all aspects of all our lives, personally and professionally. Litigation isn’t immune. My team of associates, paralegals and I tried a case to verdict the week of March 9th. This was just one week before we were bombarded with daily news of the events unfolding in Italy and the stay-at-home orders being issued in various states....
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How Much is my Case Worth?

How much is my case worth? It’s a question we hear a lot after an injury and the average personal injury settlement amount is $62,000. However, there are many factors that go into determining how much as case is worth. When your personal injury lawyer needs to determine the value of a case, he or she will ask several questions about your case. Sometimes, the...
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