How to file a Personal Injury lawsuit?

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If you’ve been injured because of another person’s negligence, you need to determine that an insurance policy will cover your injuries. If you are not satisfied with the compensation, you need to hire a personal injury lawyer to file a lawsuit.

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How to file a Personal Injury Lawsuit

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Personal Injury Claim After an accident you may think that the individual or his insurance company will automatically offer to compensate you for your injuries. Unfortunately that is not reality. In fact in most situations the exact opposite happens. The individual will take no responsibility for his or her actions and his or her insurance company will stand to gain from not compensating you.

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Determine if an Insurance Policy Will Cover Your Injuryies If you’ve been injured because of another’s negligence or recklessness of another individual or party you may be entitled to compensation. You have grounds for a lawsuit -- even if the at-fault party’s insurance company offers to pay for medical bills and offers an additional cash settlement. However if you accept this settlement you forfeit your right to press charges unless there are extenuating circumstances.

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Decide Whether you need an Attorney Your Claim Is Too Much to Handle: At the very beginning of the process or at any point along the way you might decide that your accident or injury claim is too big or too complicated to handle without a lawyer. Not Satisfied with the compensation offered: In some cases you may handle your claim comfortably and competently but still wind up wanting to hire a lawyer because the insurance company refuses to make a fair settlement offer.

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One good way to find a lawyer is to ask for reference from friends acquaintances or other lawyers for referrals -- and then meet the candidates. In addition you can also search popular sites like Yelp Avvo Martindale to find an attorney in your area along with the user ratings. Finding a Good Personal Injury Lawyer

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Discuss Your Case with Attorney You need to discuss your case with your attorney and share all of your injury-related documents. Disclose all the facts of the injury at this point being sure not to present misleading information to make your claim look stronger. Absolute honesty is necessary with your attorney.

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Call For a Free Consultation Get A Free Consultation Now If you or someone you love has been a victim of a personal injury auto accident or medical malpractice in New York or New Jersey and are looking for a personal injury law firm call us now for a free phone consultation at 800-529-9997 and a member of our staff will address your matter as soon. Visit: https://www.lawyertime.com/

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