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Personal Injury 101
Finding a trustable legal help could greatly reduce the pain and confusion that could happen when you or a loved one get involved in an accident. We believe our knowledge is your power. You must know you have legal rights. Hiring our trustworthy and experienced team of attorneys at Nehoray and Drake could help you tremendously to protect your rights.
Basics about Personal injury Lawsuit
when you are suffering from the pain and harm that an accident has caused you and someone else is legally responsible for that accident, you have a personal injury case that is legally disputable at the court of law. the responsible party's insurance company shall pay for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, any and other ongoing future medical treatments and loss wages.
Here at Nehoray and Drake, our expert team of attorneys, formalize each case individually to meet our client's highest needs and satisfaction. we fight with insurance companies to get the best possible results for our clients.
There are two possible outcomes for all personal injury cases:
Informal Settlement - most of the personal injury cases, especially car accident cases are resolved through informal early settlement, usually among those personally involved in the dispute, their insurance companies, and attorneys representing both sides. After disputing the fact of loss, all the medical expenses and the effect of the accident on the injured party's life, there will be some negotiation, followed by an agreement in which both sides agree to not to take any further action (such as a lawsuit), choosing instead to resolve the matter through payment of an agreeable amount of money.
Formal Lawsuit - if both parties agreed to disagree over an informal settlement, or if the responsible party refuses the rights of the claimant, then the dispute may be resolved in a court of law by filing a lawsuit. Hiring an experienced and trusty attorney to defend you in a court, is very crucial.
Note: The middle ground between a lawsuit and an informal settlement is alternative dispute resolution procedures like mediation and arbitration.
What is a Statute of Limitations?
There is a limited time in which you could file a lawsuit on a personal injury. That time limit is called a statute of limitations. this timeframe varies based on the different types of cases. Generally speaking, for most of the personal injury cases, the statute of limitations is 2 years. Once you start the lawsuit, you are no longer limited to a timeframe to present the case and have the other person's insurance policy payout if you win. Statutes of limitations are established by state law and often vary by type of injury.
Where are the Laws that Govern Personal Injury Cases?
Many states have outlined the development of personal injury law in written statutes, but for practical purposes, court decisions remain the primary source of the law in any legal case due to an accident or injury. personal injury law has taken place mostly through court decisions, and in treatises written by legal scholars.
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If you believe you are entitled to a compensation due to an accident or injury, hire our team of experienced experts and lend our knowledge to fight for your rights. Once again, our knowledge is your power. Let us fight for you.