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What happens when your personal injury claim goes to litigation?

You were injured in an auto accident, a slip-and-fall, or on the job site. You sought treatment and amassed thousands of dollars in medical bills. Your attorney filed a claim with the negligent party or his/her insurer. Unfortunately, they refuse to settle for a fair amount. What now?

Who pays your medical bills in a personal injury case?

Health insurance is a popular topic these days, what with all the efforts to repeal and replace. No matter how you feel about our current health care laws, health coverage is a lifesaver in an accident that escalates to a personal injury claim.

The Single Most Important Resource for Your Personal Injury Claim

Often, when I consult with prospective clients about their personal injury case, they worry most about having all the right documents and sufficient evidence. If they don't have that important piece of evidence-photographs, witness testimony, documents-they assume they don't have a case.

When is the Right Time to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Over the past almost 40 years, I've heard just about every reason why someone injured in an accident doesn't need a personal injury lawyer. The most common reason: "Why pay a personal injury lawyer when I can do it myself?"

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