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How much is a personal injury case worth?  Sometimes nothing.  Sometimes more.  How do lawyers know how much to ask for is the subject of this blog post. When a person is injured accidentally due to the negligence of someone else, the injured person is entitled to be “made whole.” He is not entitled to…

Pushing The Right Settlements

When you’re suing a big corporation it’s good to know that that same corporation may actually be on your side. Here’s how it works. If you have a good case against a corporation and it has reached court, your attorney can push the right buttons by alerting the in-house corporate attorney that the insurance adjuster…

Car Accidents &Heart Attacks

There are so many intricacies to car accidents when it comes to personal injury cases. Certain situations can increase the chances of a larger settlement or award. I’m not a physician, but as an experienced personal injury attorney, I come across situations all the time in which being in-the-now and digging deeper can significantly and positively impact…

On August 1, 2014 General Motors  started an informal claims procedure to settle accidental injury/death cases caused by   their faulty ignition switches.  Some accidents were single vehicle and sometimes more than one car was involved.  The claim procedure will expire 12/31/14.  This is a very short time, less than 6 months.  It does not…

What do you expect from your lawyer?  The truth, his opinion about your chances, a prediction you can count on? Or just results?  You are guaranteed by the Statement of Client’s Rights the right to “make the final decision” to settle or not.  Most of my clients want to be a part of the case,…

      I had the pleasure of helping a young 18 year old lady settle an accident injury case yesterday.  I reminded her the settlement did not include any money to reimburse her parents who missed a lot of time from work, driving first to visit her for days in the intensive care, and…

When you get hurt in an accident it is natural to want your friends to know what happened, and how you are are doing.  You or a loved one may want to post this information  and pictures  using Facebook. Posting private information about your accident, how it happened, what your injuries are and your recovery…

What happens when a Federal agency like the SEC or FTC does not protect the public from massive corporate wrongdoing?  Like the corporate wrongdoing on Wall Street?  That is the Agency job, and sadly some agencies are like toothless dogs when it comes to nailing big corporations for wrongdoing. For as long as I can remember…

I got a call yesterday from a client who was in a car accident with injuries.  His car had some property damages, and he did not want to have his own insurance pay for it because he has a $500 deductible. So I suggested that he have the at fault driver’s insurance pay instead.  Even…

When a client has  a settlement offer on the table and has to take it or leave it, and knows that it is likely the maximum amount he will be offered to settle, he needs to consider the adverse consequences of turning it down.  This is a critical stage in the claim, like filing suit,…

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