Writing a Demand Letter for Your Providence Car Accident Case

providence car accident caseIf you have decided to tackle your own Providence car accident case, you should be prepared to write a settlement demand letter. You might be wondering why the demand letter is necessary if you can just call the defendant’s insurance company and tell them how much money you need to settle your claim.

If you make a verbal claim over the phone, the insurer will get the impression that you are just like any other lawyerless claimant they have dealt with before. You will appear [Read more…]

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Hyannis Car Accident Case: Settling Your Own Case

hyannis car accident caseSo you have decided to settle your own Hyannis car accident case but you are wondering how you should prep for it. We have a few suggestions regarding how you should proceed but you should keep in mind that handling your own case can lead to disastrous results. In fact, you might damage your case so much that no lawyer would want to take it. Therefore, you have to be sure you are willing to take the risk before attempting to settle your own case. With that said, here are a few tips to help you with your case.

Find Out The Statute Of Limitations for Your Case

The statute of limitations is the date by which you must file a lawsuit. If you don’t file your case by the given date, the judge will [Read more…]

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Can You Settle Your Own Plymouth Car Accident Case?

plymouth car accident caseMost people who get into car accidents in Plymouth, MA want to file personal injury claims. However, they are faced with one dilemma…

To hire or not to hire a Plymouth car accident lawyer. They often wonder if they can negotiate with the insurance company and get more money without forking out lawyer fees. As car accident lawyers, we can try to convince you that you need to hire us in order to recover damages from the insurance company. But that’s not how we operate. We often give our clients as much information as possible so that they can make an informed decision.

Before you decide that you are going to represent yourself in your personal injury claim, a few factors will affect your decision.

Factors that Determine if You Should Settle Your Plymouth Car Accident Claim

We wouldn’t recommend that you try to settle complicated cases like [Read more…]

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Personal Injury Claim in New Bedford: Suing Multiple Parties

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If you were involved in an accident in New Bedford, MA, you might have to settle or file a lawsuit with more than one party. Your lawyer will inform you which parties can be sued. This, however, is a different topic on it’s own. Our main topic here is whether you can settle with one party in your personal injury claim in New Bedford and still pursue a lawsuit with the other parties.

The short answer is [Read more…]

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Compensation for Injuries in a Pedestrian Car Accident in Providence

pedestrian car accidentYou have been involved in a pedestrian car accident in Providence, RI and you don’t know how or who will compensate you for your injuries.

The amount of compensation you will receive from the driver that hit you will depend on the extent of your injuries, the driver’s income level, both you and the driver’s insurance and the degree of your own liability for the accident.

They Type of Insurance Available

When trying to recover compensation for a pedestrian car accident, the most likely source would be [Read more…]

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Which Factors Affect Your Pain and Suffering Claim?

The damages you will receive from a personal injury case can vary widely so you can’t really expect to receive what someone else with a similar case received in compensation. The reason why pain and suffering claims vary widely is because they are very personal in nature and juries view them less objectively than they do subjectively.

When filing a pain and suffering claim, you have to convince the [Read more…]

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What Injuries Can Arise From Abuse in Nursing Homes?

abuse in nursing homesIt’s no secret that elderly people who live in nursing homes are susceptible to abuse. Did you know that more than 2 million cases of elder abuse are reported each year? In fact, almost one out of ten elderly people will experience some form of abuse. According to National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), certain risk factors make someone more susceptible to elder abuse in nursing homes. These include:

  • Low social support
  • Dementia
  • Experience of past traumatic events
  • Poor physical health and functional impairment
  • Women are likely to be more abused than men
  • Poverty or lower income

This isn’t an exhaustive list and these are just some of the factors that can subject an elderly person to abuse in nursing homes.

If you have a loved one living in a nursing home, you should try as much as possible to [Read more…]

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How to Start a Slip and Fall Injury Claim in New Bedford

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What you do after a slip and fall accident is what will determine whether your case will be successful or not. Filing a potential slip and fall claim in New Bedford is not as easy as it looks because you have to follow a certain procedure. Below are some tips that will help you build a successful case.

Report the Accident

If you were hurt in a slip and fall accident in New Bedford, you do should report the accident to the owner of the premises as soon as possible. If you got hurt on commercial property, the accident should be [Read more…]

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How Will A Recall Affect Your Product Liability Case?

product liability caseIf you have been harmed by a product, you may be able to file a product liability case with the manufacturing company. If the product was recalled, this can serve as evidence in your case but will it negatively or positively affect your case? Manufacturers regularly recall their products when prompted by a government agency or on their own.

What is a Product Liability Case?

Product liability is when a manufacturer is held liable for selling faulty products to consumers and as a result, the consumers are harmed by the product. If you were harmed by a defective product, you can sue the manufacturer, seller and distributor.

You can base your claim on [Read more…]

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How to Find a Hyannis Medical Malpractice Lawyer

medical malpractice lawyerIf you plan to sue a doctor or a hospital for medical malpractice, you need to find the right lawyer for the job.  Here’s how you can find a good Hyannis medical malpractice lawyer.

Finding a qualified medical malpractice lawyer is very important but unlike other types of personal injury lawyers, medical malpractice lawyers do not spend most of their time handling these kinds of cases. This is because medical malpractice is a rare specialty. So how exactly do you go about looking for a lawyer to handle your case?

Ask for a Recommendation

Do you currently know a lawyer that you can trust? It doesn’t matter what kind of law they specialize in because [Read more…]

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