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Nov 08
When Mediation Is Not a Good Idea

Mediation allows opposing parties in a personal injury case to settle a lawsuit without needing to go to trial. It can be beneficial because litigation is time-consuming and costly. Many people prefer to resolve the matter outside of court. However, mediation isn’t always the best approach. Spending time trying to negotiate the terms of a […]

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Nov 01
Is Mediation Legally Binding?

A settlement reached during mediation is only legally binding if the parties involved in the personal injury case agree to the terms, sign a contract, and file it with the court. Without a written agreement, enforcing a settlement isn’t possible. Mediation is a type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) frequently used in personal injury lawsuits. […]

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Oct 01
How Do You Know if Your Deposition Went Well?

Depositions are a common component of personal injury lawsuits. During the discovery phase of a case, the plaintiff’s and defendant’s attorneys can request and review any evidence the other party plans to use at trial and conduct depositions. The purpose of a deposition is to gather information from a witness and develop facts, although attorneys […]

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Sep 20
What Happens at a Deposition?

If you decide to bring a lawsuit against an at-fault party in a personal injury case, you will likely be required to attend a deposition. This process will allow the court and the attorneys for both parties to attain a deeper understanding of the facts and circumstances of your case before it moves to trial. […]

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Sep 10
What Happens After My Lawyer Sends a Demand Letter?

If you choose to file a personal injury claim after getting hurt in an accident, several things need to happen for your case to be successful. One of the most crucial steps to take will be sending a demand letter to the insurance company. If you have never been involved in a personal injury case […]

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Sep 01
How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you might know that you are entitled to file a claim for compensation for your losses. These can include medical bills, lost wages from missed time at work, and even compensation for non-economic losses, such as pain and suffering. However, because of […]

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Aug 10
What Evidence Do I Need to Help My Personal Injury Case?

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligent or intentional actions, knowing someone else is to blame and proving it are two separate matters. You may know beyond a shred of doubt that you are not to blame for your injuries, but before you can recover any compensation, you will need proof. Without […]

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Aug 01
What Is a Medical Power of Attorney?

Medical emergencies can happen at any time and without warning, and you need to be prepared for every possibility. This includes the possibility that you may become physically or mentally incapacitated, leaving you unable to communicate your wishes regarding your medical treatment. There is no way to fully protect yourself from every possible injury or […]

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Jul 10
Can I Change Lawyers in the Middle of a Claim?

People hire attorneys for their legal knowledge and skills as well as their representation in important legal matters that can greatly impact their lives and future. As with any profession, there are good lawyers and bad lawyers out there, and you may have hired an attorney only to discover that you can no longer work […]

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Jul 06
Aggravating Factors That Insurance Claims Adjusters Consider in Your Personal Injury Claim

If you are the victim in a personal injury accident‚ you may have questions about how the insurance company will evaluate your claim and decide whether or not to pay out damages. A San Diego personal injury attorney may be able to help you‚ but here are some general factors that insurance claims adjusters look […]

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