Tips for Negotiating with an Insurance Company

Tips for Negotiating with an Insurance Company

After you file a personal injury claim and submit a demand letter to an insurance company, it is time to negotiate. When you present an organized demand letter and proper documents, then the process will begin with a few phone calls with an insurance claims adjuster. Below are the steps in various stages of the […]

Who is liable for a dog bite?

Who is liable for a dog bite?

A dog’s owner is typically legally responsible for the actions of their dog such as damage or injury they may cause. Someone else may also be liable if any of the following statements are true: Someone other than the owner was taking care of and had control over the dog. The owner’s landlord knew the […]

What is ‘Pain and Suffering’ mean in a Personal Injury Case?

  Many people may not know about the definition of “pain and suffering” in the context of personal injury law. Another important point is how pain and suffering it is calculated for the damages in a claim. The two types of pain and suffering are physical and mental. Physical pain and suffering is the actual […]

How do you negotiate a personal injury settlement?

  If you were injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you can be compensated for your losses. Determining the right value to settle your injury claim can be difficult. Before you begin the settlement process you must speak to a doctor to determine the type and extent of your injuries. This way […]

What Proof is Required for a Wrongful Death Case?

What Proof is Required for a Wrongful Death Case?

A Wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit because the damages the Plaintiff is seeking are strictly monetary. Criminal cases result in a type of punishment such as a fine or imprisonment. The monetary damages awarded must obtained through a civil lawsuit. The Plaintiff is the person who is bringing the civil lawsuit and is typically […]

Should I Hire A Wrongful Death Attorney for my Case in Oregon?

Should I Hire A Wrongful Death Attorney for my Case in Oregon?

Wrongful death in Oregon is defined as a death “caused by the wrongful act or omission of another”. A typical wrongful death case is caused by a negligent, reckless or intentional act. These actions would be the same as one to support a personal injury claim if the deceased person had lived. The main difference […]

Steps in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Steps in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Every personal injury case is unique but there are common factors each person can expect in most cases. Any legitimate personal injury case will involve a personal injury and need proof to make it past the summary judgment stage. If the damages appear to be more than a small claims court, then a personal injury […]

What is PIP (Personal Injury Protection)?

    Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage and claims have to do with “no fault” car insurance.  What this means is that if you are injured in an auto, bicycle or pedestrian accident, your auto insurance provides a minimum of one year and $15,000 in no-fault medical coverage.  PIP insurance also provides wage loss coverage. […]