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What should I be doing after I’ve hired an attorney to represent me in a case?s

Advice from Attorney Michael Thomas If you’ve been injured and believe that someone else should be responsible for your injuries, you may be wondering what you should be doing after you’ve hired an attorney to represent you in your claim against the responsible party for your injuries. Unfortunately, resolving your claim might take some time,[…]

Premises Liability Personal Injury Cases in Pensacolas

We are often asked about cases involving personal injuries on someone else’s property. These types of personal injury cases are called premises liability cases. There is an expectation that when you enter someone else’s property that it is going to be safe. The whole idea behind premises liability is that it holds the owner accountable[…]

What Should I Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney?s

What should I look for in a personal injury attorney? When hiring a personal injury attorney, you want to be sure the attorney extensive experience in the area of personal injury. Experience is not just the number of years you’ve been practicing, but also the number of cases experienced in the particular field of personal[…]

How Does Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Benefit Me?s

Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer Many clients ask whether they need a personal injury lawyer, or whether they can just deal with the insurance company directly. But hiring a personal injury lawyer benefits clients for a number of reasons. First of all, it evens the playing field with a powerful insurance company. Auto insurance[…]

Why You Should Get a Free Personal Injury Legal Consultations

Why Consult a Personal Injury Lawyer? When you have a personal injury – either an accident injury or a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence – you need to get a free consultation from a personal injury lawyer. Personal injury attorneys have the experience to tell you what you need to know and to[…]

Why It’s Important to Have a Personal Injury Lawyers

I tell our clients it’s important to consult with a personal injury lawyer after an incident such as a car accident, a premise liability case, or an injury from a defective product because: It’s free. You can come and sit down with personal injury lawyer and figure out what your rights are or are not.[…]

Cutoff Dates for Medical Liens in Settled Personal Injury Casess

When a settlement is made in a personal injury case, the recipient of settlement funds must use the funds to payoff any liens that have resulted from outstanding debts in payment of medical treatments they have received. A settlement receiver’s health insurance provider and Medicare may have contributed to his or her medical bills, and[…]

What is an ‘Emergency Medical Condition’ Under the New Florida PIP Law?s

The new Florida Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law that went into effect in January of 2013 has been criticized for benefiting insurance companies at the expense of injured individuals. According to the new law, the amount of money paid out to an injured individual can be affected by whether or not the injury qualifies as[…]

Independent Medical Examination Requirements

You may be required to attend an Independent Medical Examination (IME) under the terms of your automobile policy. In an IME, you are sent to a doctor hired by your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) carrier. The IME doctor reviews your medical records, does an examination and determines whether you still need medical treatment related to[…]

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM) Coverages

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM) coverage covers you when you are not at fault for a crash and the other driver does not have any liability coverage or not enough to compensate you for your personal injury and/or losses. Your UM coverage “steps in the shoes” of the other driver’s insurance company and provides additional personal injury[…]