The real reasons why a lawyer won’t take your personal injury case

It can be really hard to have your personal injury case rejected by a law firm. It’s even harder when the lawyer doesn’t explain why they are not able to take your case. Here are some of the most common reasons a law firm might not take your personal injury case. Keep in mind that these are general reasons and may not apply to your specific situation. The statute of limitations has expired or is expiring soon. The case is out of the lawyer’s jurisdiction, or out of their area of expertise. They don’t have the time, or they don’t have the resources, to devote to your case. There are problems with proving fault or liability for the claimed incident.

FAQ: 7 very common questions people ask about personal injury cases

Here are seven of the most common questions we are asked about filing personal injury cases and lawsuits in Washington and Oregon. 1. What does personal injury actually mean? Personal injury is the legal term for injuries and damages to your physical or mental health, caused by the bad conduct or negligence of another person or company. The category of personal injury law is broad and can include injuries caused in many different ways—such as car crashes, medical malpractice, on dangerous premises, or by a dangerous product. 2. Can you tell me what my case is worth? We need to review the facts of your case before assessing the value. If you have been seriously injured, we will need opinions from your doctors and

FAQ: How can I help someone after a car accident?

“I’m calling about my friend who was just in a car accident…” We get a surprising number of calls from good people who are helping out a family member or friend after a car crash. What do you do when you want to help out, but you don’t want to be in the way? Helping a friend after a car crash In the hours and days after someone is seriously injured in a motor vehicle crash, they may not know how to ask for help—or even understand what they really need. We have gathered some practical tips for you. Helping with groceries and meals Providing meals and groceries is one of the most practical things you can do to help an

FAQ: “Can a passenger sue a driver after an accident?”

If you’re looking for an answer to the question “Can a passenger sue a driver after an accident?,” there are a a two things you should know right away. One: know that every accident* is a little different, and the circumstances of your situation may change the answer to this question. Two: Yes. The law is complicated, and it’s not unusual for a passenger to have to sue the person who was at the wheel of the car in which they were riding at the time of the crash.** It is important to remember that a driver’s personal assets are usually not at risk. It is very rare that a driver’s personal assets are at stake in a personal injury lawsuit. This

FAQ: “How are car accident settlements calculated?”

If you’re looking for an answer to the question “how are car accident settlements calculated?,” there are 2 things you need to know right away. One: there is no single identifiable formula for how car accident* settlements are calculated. It depends on a lot of factors, including: Who was injured, and how badly; How those injuries affected the person; The medical bills and damages; The costs of future medical care, assistance, and general life changes; The causes of the crash; And where and when it happened. Two: all of these factors could be irrelevant if the person who caused the crash doesn’t have enough insurance, or can’t pay for the settlement. Let’s look at these factors in greater depth. Factors in

How to report a crash and start an insurance claim

A guide on how to report a crash and file a claim with your car insurance company If you were involved in a crash, you should always file a car insurance claim—even if it wasn’t your fault, or you were a passenger, pedestrian, or cyclist. There are many good reasons to open an insurance claim: you pay, so you should access the benefits when needed.  Your insurance company will handle the communication with the adverse driver’s insurer. You want to go on the record, in case, down the road unexpected issues arise. Finally, there may be a claims time limit—it’s best to report as soon as possible to protect yourself. The official report If the police did not come to the scene


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