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Part 2: How the Negotiation Process Works in a Personal Injury Case

At the conclusion of part 1, the insurance adjuster had responded to the demand letter sent by your personal injury attorney. The adjuster had questioned several aspects of your claim and made a counter settlement offer much lower than what you requested in your demand letter. The next step is to reply to the adjuster’s Read More Part 2: How the Negotiation Process Works in a Personal Injury Case

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Filing a Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured in any way, whether in a car accident, by slipping and falling on someone else’s property, medical malpractice or any other incident that was the fault of another person or business, you are likely at a loss about what to do next. You are accumulating medical bills and losing time Read More Filing a Personal Injury Claim

how does the negotiation process work in a personal injury case

Part 1: How the Negotiation Process Works in a Personal Injury Case

Negotiations of any sort can be tricky, and personal injury negotiations are no exception. You have worked with your attorney and placed a value on your case based on your economic and non-economic damages, and together, you have determined a dollar amount that will compensate you for your losses. You have also agreed upon the Read More Part 1: How the Negotiation Process Works in a Personal Injury Case

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How Are Damages Determined in a Personal Injury Case?

You have filed a claim against the person or business who was at fault for your injuries. Your Charlotte personal injury lawyer talks about your damages, enters into settlement negotiations and obtains compensation for your personal injuries. You may wonder just how your damages will be determined. To start off, there are three types of Read More How Are Damages Determined in a Personal Injury Case?

Do Medical Malpractice Claims Have a Different Statute of Limitations?

The term “statute of limitations” is found in both civil and criminal law. In reference to a personal injury lawsuit, it establishes the time you have to file a lawsuit after you are injured due to another’s negligence. When the statute of limitations has run out, you can no longer file a lawsuit seeking a Read More Do Medical Malpractice Claims Have a Different Statute of Limitations?

Determining Fault in a Personal Injury Case

When it comes to personal injury cases, fault plays a big role in the final outcome of the case. Fault is the level of legal liability one party has to absorb for a person’s injuries. In most cases, fault does not lie exclusively with one party. What needs to be determined is whether there was Read More Determining Fault in a Personal Injury Case

How To Protect Yourself When Dealing with Your Insurance Claim

Dealing with an insurance company after getting into an accident can be very demoralizing. Although you pay a premium to become insured in the event of an accident, insurance companies are a business first and foremost and would rather not pay a huge payout to their insureds if it can be avoided. This is why Read More How To Protect Yourself When Dealing with Your Insurance Claim

As a Landlord, You May Be Liable for Tenants’ Dogs

Many landlords do not want to deal with the headache of allowing tenants to have dogs on the premises. One of the main reasons for this concern is the liability that may be imposed on a landlord should someone be injured by a dog owned by one of their tenants. If a person is injured by Read More As a Landlord, You May Be Liable for Tenants’ Dogs

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Ways To Prevent Boating Accidents and Injuries

Boating accidents can be devastating and occur more frequently than many people may realize. In 2013, there were 4,062 boating accidents, 560 of them resulting in fatalities. Many boating accidents can be avoided if proper precautions are utilized. Avoiding dangerous activities such as drinking while boating and traveling at reasonable speeds can help avoid serious injuries. Read More Ways To Prevent Boating Accidents and Injuries

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What To Expect When You Take Your Dog Bite Case to Small Claims Court

Cases involving dog bites rarely ever see their way through the entire litigation process. Most cases resolve with some form of settlement agreement negotiated between the homeowner or renter and your Charlotte dog bite attorney. The litigation process can be gruesomely long, tiring and expensive, so in many cases it isn’t worth the hassle. This, however, may Read More What To Expect When You Take Your Dog Bite Case to Small Claims Court