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3 Common Types of Personal Injury Cases – Brown & Crouppen

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 gray. 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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What Are Compensatory Damages?

If you are ever involved in a personal injury lawsuit, you will hear your lawyer or paralegal use the term “compensatory damages.” You might be wondering what that term actually means. Compensatory damages are also referred to as “actual damages.” It means the objective dollar amount needed to compensate (hence, the name) a plaintiff for the monetary value of what they either lost or incurred...
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6 Things to Do After a Car Accident

Although every car accident is different, your personal injury lawyer or your paralegal will ask you a standard set of questions at first. These questions usually include: Taking the right steps after an accident (if you are able to) can help resolve these questions for everyone, and lead to a smooth car accident settlement process if you choose to file a claim. Your first priority
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Why Is My Lawyer Taking So Long to Settle My Case?

Every case is different, and the answer for your particular claim will be unique to the facts of circumstances of your case. However, here are common reasons why cases can seem to take a long time to settle or resolve: Medical treatment Waiting on medical records Pending response from other parties Case is filed in court Most personal injury claims are settled within 1 year ...
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PTSD From A Car Accident: 10 Signs & What To Do

Here are 10 signs that you may be suffering PTSD from a auto accident and what to do about it if you are.
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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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Workers’ Comp VS Personal Injury Law (Key Differences)

Although both workers’ compensation and personal injury settlements involve injuries, there are some key differences distinctions between workers’ comp and personal injury law. The fact that many lawyers (and law firms) handle both personal injury cases as well as workers’ compensation claims often lead to the misconception that the two types of claims are very similar. Although this is not an exhaustive list, here are...
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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 Much is my Case Worth?

WHAT WAS THE COST OF YOUR MEDICAL TREATMENT? Sometimes, the answer is pretty straightforward, like the total cost of your medical bills or the number of workdays you missed. Sometimes, the costs can be more difficult to determine. Did you have a preexisting condition that interfered with the treatment for your injuries? Alternatively, did the accident aggravate a preexisting condition in addition to causing new ...
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