4 Tips for Surviving a Minor Car Crash

4 Tips for Surviving a Minor Car Crash

Car accidents can be life-changing and scary. Getting into our cars to drive is one of the riskiest decisions we make each day without even realizing it. Nearly 1.3 million people die each year in road crashes averaging about 3,287 deaths a day. Follow the proper steps after a car accident occurs to ensure you […]

3 More Common Myths you may have Heard from Friends, Relatives or Well-meaning Neighbors
Health Insurance – Your Last Resort

Health Insurance – Your Last Resort

Personal injury protection (PIP) is the first place to go to get your medical bills paid if you have been in a car crash.  If you’ve been in a crash, call your own insurance company and speak to an adjuster about using your PIP for medical treatments. PIP only pays $15,000 toward your medical bills, […]

Don’t be Tricked by the other Insurance Company!

Don’t be Tricked by the other Insurance Company!

You should definitely communicate with your own insurance company’s adjuster, but the insurance adjuster for the other driver’s insurance will probably be more difficult to deal with it.  Here are some of the tricks the insurance adjuster will use to try and make you settle your case for an unfair amount. 1. Pretending to be […]

Client Bill of Rights

What you should expect from a lawyer. You have the right to a lawyer who is enthusiastic and informed about you and your case. You have the right to a lawyer whose staff is enthusiastic and informed about your case. You have the right to a lawyer who turns off the phone, stops checking email, […]

Settlement Lawyer or Trial Lawyer?

Settlement Lawyer or Trial Lawyer?

Some lawyers advertise that they have been to trial hundreds of times.  This many or may not be useful. The lawyer may have done a lot of criminal trials.  Criminal trials are very different from personal injury trials. Some other lawyers may go to trial often because they are not very good at negotiating, so […]

What to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

What to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

If you have decided to hire a lawyer, how do you find a good one?  We can offer a few hard and fast rules, and a few guidelines. Hard and Fast Rules Rule #1: Meet with the lawyer before you sign anything.  If you have a bad feeling about the lawyer, trust your gut instinct, […]

Do I Need an Attorney to Settle my Case?

Do I Need an Attorney to Settle my Case?

You may not need an attorney for your accident.  If you have minor injuries, you are not in bankruptcy, all of your medical bills have been paid by PIP, and the insurance company treats you respectfully and truthfully, you may be better off settling your lawsuit directly with the insurance company. It is usually difficult […]