Categories for Personal Injury

serious injury

How can I prove how serious my injuries are?

February 23, 2023 by Leave your thoughts

As if suffering is serious injury from a car accident or another person‘s negligence isn’t bad enough, the entire personal injury legal process requires proving  the severity of your injuries.  The process of proving this can seem daunting, and it’s important that you have a legal team on your side who is ready to fight for you. Cohen and Winters...

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life care plan

What is a life care plan?

June 13, 2022 by Leave your thoughts

Personal injury lawyers use a life care plan when the victim does not make a complete recovery from the injury, and is expected to have substantial medical expenses in the future. The court can only issue one judgement, and the jury can only issue one verdict for damages, against a defendant. Therefore, if the plaintiff has not fully recovered at...

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questions at trial

What kinds of questions will they ask me at trial?

May 28, 2022 by Leave your thoughts

Honesty is essential while answering questions during trial. A witness must be trustworthy. Give concise answers and be confident in your answers. Keep in mind that you are not there to dispute. That is the lawyer’s responsibility. It is impossible to “win” at trial. The opposing lawyer has prepared his trial questions for hours. According to several estimates, a lawyer...

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how to answer interrogatories

How do I answer interrogatories?

May 10, 2022 by Leave your thoughts

Interrogatories are questions sent by the opposing party to be answered under oath. They can be used in various types of cases – most frequently family law and civil litigation cases. You must respond to interrogatories in writing to the best of your ability. If you fail to accurately respond to an interrogatory question and the opposing party discovers that...

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lost wages for self employment

Can you claim lost wages for self employment?

December 28, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

What Are Self-Employed Lost Wages? The terms “lost wages,” “lost income,” “lost compensation,” and “lost benefits” are all used to refer to the number of earnings and profits you would have made if you hadn’t been harmed. For example, recent profits, impending contracts, lost company possibilities, and lost goodwill are included in these earnings. Keep in mind that lost wages...

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how do I pay for my personal injury attorney?

How do I pay for my personal injury lawyer?

November 30, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

How Do I Pay For My Injury Lawyer? Typically, the legal fees for representing a client in personal injury cases are removed from the ultimate personal injury settlement in the client’s case—or the damages award after a successful verdict, in the rare circumstance that the client’s case makes it to a court trial. If the client does not receive a...

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what should I do if insurance makes a low offer

I got a low settlement offer after being injured in a car accident?

September 30, 2021 by Leave your thoughts

Receive a Low Insurance Settlement Offer After a Car Accident? You were hurt in a car accident as a result of someone else’s carelessness. You received treatment, and your condition improved over time. You did everything correctly and expected the insurance company to do the right thing and offer you a fair settlement. The insurance company’s offer, to your surprise,...

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what are discovery materials

What are discovery materials?

September 30, 2021 by 1 Comment

Discovery & Discovery Materials Discovery is a phase of litigation that occurs before trial. Although discovery can happen in criminal and civil cases, electronic discovery issues most often arise in civil cases. The goal of discovery (whether done electronically or on paper) is to uncover facts. These facts form the basis for creating a trial strategy (or perhaps a motion...

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