Three Reasons To Wait To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit
9 November 2017
If you've recently been seriously injured, such as with a meniscus tear, in an auto accident and aren't happy with the offer of settlement you've received from the at-fault party's insurance company, you may be contemplating filing a personal injury lawsuit instead. While it's important to file such a lawsuit well within the statute of limitations, filing too soon could actually backfire in some cases. Read on to learn more about when it may make sense to wait to file a personal injury lawsuit.
Are You Prepared For A Independent Medical Examination?
9 October 2017
Even if you have provided an insurance company your medical records, you might still have to undergo an independent medical examination, or IME. A doctor selected by the insurance company will examine you and review your medical records to assess your injuries from an accident. The results of the exam could impact whether your claim is paid. If you have an IME scheduled, here are a few ways to prepare for it.
Three Challenges Of Filing A Medical Malpractice Case... And How To Address Them
23 September 2017
Being injured or ill is hard enough. Then, the hospital or doctor makes a mistake in your care, making matters worse. The best thing you can do in a case like this is to hire a qualified medical malpractice attorney and file a personal injury lawsuit against the doctor or hospital. But sadly, this part is not always easy, either. It's best to begin the process knowing that it will be tough -- but that there are logical, helpful ways to address the three common challenges you'll probably encounter.
Four Ways To Document Your Expenses Following A Personal Injury
26 September 2016
If you have been injured in an accident due to the negligence of others, you may be entitled to compensation. This compensation should include reimbursement for any medical bills that you have had to pay as a result of the accident, but many times when it comes time to settle such a claim, people have difficulty remembering all of the expenses they have incurred. This could easily result in you not receiving reimbursement or you payment for these expenses out of your own pocket, but it could also cause the insurance company, or person who is having to pay the bills, to question the extent of your injuries.