The Most Difficult Aspect Of A Personal Injury Case

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What Is The Most Difficult Aspect Of A Personal Injury Case For An Attorney To Deal With? The single most difficult thing we have to deal with is the insurance company; that’s where the rubber meets the road; the only thing a personal injury attorney can do is to be direct about it and get  … Read more

The Importance Of Photographs In A Personal Injury Case

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How Much Weight Do Photographs Carry In A Personal Injury Case? There is an old Confucian or Chinese proverb that says, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Unfortunately, most attorneys are too wordy.  We probably talk too much, when we probably should allow pictures, photographs, drawings, blueprints, demonstrative evidence like that do our speaking  … Read more

Personal Injury: Tips On Dealing With Insurance Companies

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What Should I Do If The Insurance Company Contacts Me After An Accident? There are usually two insurance companies involved in an auto accident case; yours and the opposing party’s, and since you were injured and they are the bad guys, their insurance company wants to pay you as little as possible. The other insurance  … Read more

Personal Injury Attorneys: How Do They Get Paid For A Case

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How Does An Attorney Get Paid For A Personal Injury Case? A personal injury attorney is different from other type of attorneys, such as tax, criminal, maritime and estates and trusts attorneys, who get paid either a flat fee or on an hourly basis, because we are compensated on a contingency fee basis, which means that  … Read more

Personal Injury In Virginia: How Is Someone Compensated?

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How Is Someone Compensated If The Other Party Has No Insurance? Fortunately, it does not happen often, but it does happen. The reason why it does not happen often is because most states, including Virginia, require drivers to carry uninsured motorist coverage, in addition to both bodily injury and property damage liability insurance. That means, if  … Read more

Qualities Of A Good Personal Injury Attorney

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What Are Some Qualities To Consider When Looking For Personal Injury Attorneys? The first thing to look for in a personal injury attorney is to make sure they have a great deal of experience  in handling personal injury cases because there is no substitute for experience. You don’t want somebody learning on your case, you’d  … Read more

Steps To Take After Sustaining A Personal Injury

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The First Step To Take After Sustaining A Personal Injury The first step immediately following any accident, whether it’s an automobile accident, a slip, trip and fall accident or a products liability accident, in which you were injured by a product that you own hurts you, is to make sure you are okay. Take an  … Read more

How Long Can A Personal Injury Case Potentially Last?

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Every Personal Injury Case is Unique and Has It’s Own Time Frame Every personal injury case has its own rhythm and time-frame, so each case will take as long as it needs to take for the client to get all of the treatment they need from their healthcare providers and to reach maximum medical improvement  … Read more

Virginia Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Cases

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What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Cases in Virginia? The basic statute of limitations for personal injury cases in Virginia is two years, which means a person must either file a lawsuit or settle their claim against the wrongdoer’s insurance company within two years of the date of the accident. That seems very  … Read more

How Do Insurance Companies Operate In An Auto Accident Case?

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Understanding How Insurance Companies Operate In An Auto Accident Case With auto accidents, several things begin to occur almost immediately after the accident that can make a victim’s head spin; first, the at-fault party’s insurance company will, within days of the accident or even sooner, begin to call the injured party and ask for recorded  … Read more