The value of your injury claim after an accident will depend largely on factors such as the nature and severity of the injuries you sustained, the type of treatment required and whether or not the injury causes a disability that impair your function, quality of life and ability to work.
Your first priority should be taking care of yourself. Get the medical care you need immediately following an accident and get settled back at home. Then, if you believe the other party was responsible, you can get in touch with a personal injury attorney. In Louisiana, the statute of limitations to file a personal injury [...]
The time it takes to process, negotiate and settle your claim can vary. In personal injury actions, the severity of the injury is a key factor in determining the value of your claim and how long it will take to resolve the case. Each case is unique and the time to resolve the claim may [...]
If you were injured in the accident, no! The insurance company hires skilled adjustors whose sole function is to minimize your damages and undermine your case. You should contact an attorney who has litigation experience against trucking companies.
Damages can included compensation for lost wages, as well as lost future earning capacity. The former is simple to figure out based on how much time at work you missed. The latter will depend primarily on what your doctors expect your maximum medical improvement (MMI) to be, and the kind of treatment and therapy you [...]